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Toys Tour

Join the largest Toys Collection Charity/Event on the water! Toys Tour is a nonprofit company 501(3)C helping children that are ...

Frogs and Friends Friday at Morningside Nature Center

FREE. Every 1st Friday of the Month at 2 pm at Morningside Nature Center’s picnic pavilion (Screened pavilion located at ...

Christkindlmarkt at Blackadder Brewing

It's the most wonderful time of the year...Time for our 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt! Join us for our outdoor holiday market featuring ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30 pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch ...

Children's Ministries at TUMC: Parents' Night Out

Parents night out is BACK! This Friday December 2nd from 5:30-8:30 pm join us for our first parents night out ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $15 per child | Additional $5 for pizza dinner
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  • Category: Holiday Events, Other

City of Alachua Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for our annual classic Tree Lighting on Main Street. This FREE event includes kids' photos with Santa, kids' ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Skinner Park (next to Bev's Burgers) 15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
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  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Ignite Life Center Festival of Trees

Join us for this year's "FESTIVAL OF TREES" where for only three days. December 1st through the 3rd, you will ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Ignite Life Center 404 Northwest 14th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children
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  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

We welcome you to the 2022 Christmas Train at Kirby Family Farm! It’s our 11th year hosting this Holiday fun ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available. Children ages 3-9 are $10.99 in advance and $15 at the gate if available. Children 2 and under are FREE, no contribution is requested.
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  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Painted Planet School of Art: Make Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make Your Own Christmas Ornament! Painted Planet School of Art will host a Make-n-Take Ornament table at Mossman Hall’s Art ...

Town Of Bell Lighting

It's hard to believe it's almost that time once again for the Town Lighting. The Town of Bell has a FREE ...

I Heard the Bells

I Heard the Bells tells the inspiring true story behind the beloved Christmas carol and its author, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. ...

UF College of the Arts presents Agbedidi

Our annual production of Agbedidi celebrates the diaspora and fusion of African dance cultures and features both traditional African Dance ...

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion 1800 McCarty Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $20 Public, $15 Students, $15 Faculty/Staff
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  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Gainesville Community Playhouse presents Shrek the Musical

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek….” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Community Playhouse, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Adult Tickets: $23 | Senior Tickets $19 | Student Tickets $12
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  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

High Springs Playhouse presents A Christmas Story

Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: 130 NE First Avenue, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: $15 Adult Ticket 18+ | $10 Senior 65+ / Student under 18 yrs ($1 service fee applied to all ticket purchases)
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  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

UF Astronomy Public Night Observatory

The Department of Astronomy operates an on-campus Teaching Observatory for educational and public programs. These events are all free to ...