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Williston Airport - Extravaganza Day

The Williston Airport is organizing an "Open house" day on Saturday February 10, 2018 (rain date, Sunday, February 11, 2018). This is an event for the Williston Community. We will have "Young Eagles Rally" free flights for kids \ages 8 - 17, and Free Admission, Car & Motorcycles Display,...
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Stop Children's Cancer The 21st Annual Holiday Traditions: A Musical Celebration

Join us for our family friendly Holiday Concert featuring performers from P.K. Yonge, Eastside High School and Buchholz High School, the Gainesville Youth Chorus and the Alachua County Youth Orchestra. Following the event will be a VIP reception with a catered dinner from Carrabba's, champagne for...
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Candlelight Visits at the Historic Haile Homestead

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THE HOMESTEAD AT NIGHT – the only time the house is open at night! See the old Homestead, decked out for the holidays and aglow with candlelight and soft lights. Docents in costume top off the stunning beauty of the 1856 plantation home and its Talking Walls! Live music!...
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Gainesville Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

On Saturday, Dec. 2, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is hosting its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at the Historic Thomas Center. Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe will be on hand to welcome citizens, and call for the giant tree to be lit. The free...
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2017 Festival Of Trees

We are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Festival of Trees benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. This festival brings the Gainesville community together to kick off the holiday season with a weekend-long silent auction of decorated trees and...
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Willie Mae Stokes Community Center Grand Opening

You're invited to the Willie Mae Stokes Community Center grand opening for the community center December 2nd. We will have Face Painting, Micanopy Friendship 4H Petting Zoo, Micanopy Masonic Lodge-Child ID Program, 501st Legion-Vader’s Fist, Balloon Raffle for Kids, Silent Auction, Mike & Megan...
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Fall Farm & Cane Festival

Celebrate the regions pioneering past by watching some of the areas rural life style. See an original Florida working farm from the post Civil War to the 1940s. The Park Service commemorates Ms. Myrtle Dudley’s birthday by grinding sugar cane and boiling it into cane syrup. Farm tours, domestic...
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28th Annual Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional

It's that time of year again! Time to light up the duck pond once more! In benefit of Toys for Tots, join us for a night of lights, music, and fun! Enjoy musical and dance performances by The Sedoctaves, Joni Messler Studio of Dance and Buchholz High School Choir, snack on hot cocoa and cookies,...
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2017 Festival Of Trees

We are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Festival of Trees benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. This festival brings the Gainesville community together to kick off the holiday season with a weekend-long silent auction of decorated trees and...
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2017 Festival Of Trees

We are thrilled to announce the 4th Annual Festival of Trees, occurring November 30th to December 2nd! This festival commences the holiday season for the Gainesville community and benefits the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Thursday, November 30th –...
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