Nov 11 Veterans Day
Nov 11-12 Ocali Country Days - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Visit the
Florida of Yesteryear $5 Admission Kids 5 and under free. Silver
River Museum, Silver Springs State Park Music, sugar cane syrup
making, tram tours of the park, old time puppet shows, craft
demos and vendors, Indian crafts, food including funnel cakes
and kettle corn, and Civil War cannon firing demo.
Nov 11 Harvest Fest - 1-10 p.m. Tuscawilla Park Admission
is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item. VIP
tickets are $20 and can be purchased at
feeldowntownlive All donations will help benefit Project
Nov 11 Let's Skate Ocala - Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE
Sanchez Avenue. Rink will be open until December 31st. $5 per
person for a two hour session. Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-9 p.m.,
Fridays 5-10 p.m., Saturday 12-10 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m.
Nov 16 What I Learned in the Amazon Rainforest - Appleton
Museum, guest curator Scott Olsen 6-7:30 p.m. Admission - Pay
what you want wish donation. Parking is free.
Nov 16-19 Ocala Jockey Club International 3 Day Event - Ocala Jockey Club, 8720 W. Highway 318, Reddick, FL. Website:
www.OJC3de.com. Tel: (352) 591-1212. World-class competition with $100,000 in prize money, including $25,000 in the Thoroughbred Eventing Champion division. With the Retired Racehorse Project putting together off-Track Thoroughbred demos, sale prospects and Rolls-Royce classic car give-away at the Event.
The competition features a horse & rider triathlon called 3-Day Eventing, with dressage, show jumping and cross-country jumps over miles of rolling hills of the Ocala Jockey Club Farm. Event also features Fall Family Festival with horse-themed games and other attractions for kids, an inspiring “Ladies Day: Celebration of Women in Peak Equestrian Sports”, and fun themes such as the “Hip, Handsome and Hoakey Hats Day” on the Saturday of the Event.
Nov 18 Light Up Ocala - 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join us for the 34th annual Light Up Ocala! Featuring live entertainment on four different stages throughout the event zone, over 100 vendors, all kinds of food trucks, and street performers throughout the area including the Living Angel Statues, dog acts, Punch and Judy, jugglers and more! There will be a kids zone with bounce houses, slides, and laser tag too. The event wouldn’t be complete without the Junior Sunshine Parade, Santa and his elves, and the giant Christmas tree! The night will conclude with a fabulous tree-lighting ceremony where we light up downtown Ocala for the holiday season.
Nov 23 Thanksgiving
Dec 1-3 Ocala Holiday Premiere - Post Time Farm - an inviting home-away-from-home for you and your horse to enjoy a world-class showing experience.
hitsshows.com for more information.
Dec 5 - Santa on the Square - Ocala's Downtown Square
Tuesday and Thursdays December 5th through the 21st. 6 to 8 p.m.
Limit 250 people per night. For more information call
Ocala Art Group - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
at Appleton Museum of Art. Ocala Art Group meets, 2nd Wed. of each month. Appleton Museum. 11 a.m. Refreshments, 12 o'clock short business meeting followed by demonstration by renown artists.
Membership $30 fiscal year begins in May.
Four Workshops a year... 4 Membership shows a year.
Ocala Farmers' Market - 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ocala Farm Market is held every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm in historic downtown Ocala, located on the corner of Silver Springs Blvd and 1st Avenue. Each week our vendors offer fresh produce, plants, meats and seafood, cow and goat dairy products, eggs, honeys, nuts, baked goods, and a wide array of hand crafted items. There is no better place to be on a Saturday morning!
Free Popcorn and Drink: Marion Theatre - With your movie
ticket purchase. Every Tuesday, 50 SE Magnolia Ext.
Alzheimer's Association - Join us every second Thursday of each month for a Support Group. This is a safe place for you to get the answers you need to help get through the tough times of Alzheimer's disease and to help others with situations you have gone through.
For more information, please call 1-800-272-3900.
Ocala Civic Theatre - 4337 E.
Silver Springs Blvd. 236-2851 Ocala Civic Theatre presents professional-quality, live productions at an affordable price. Ocala Civic Theatre produces more than twelve fully-staged productions each season, in addition to hosting touring companies.
The Theatre offers a year-round education program that reaches over 1000 students each year. Both skills classes and performance classes are offered to students ages 4-18.
This volunteer-based organization is one of the largest community theatres in the state and serves more than 50,000 Marion, Citrus and Lake County residents each season.
Friday Flicks (Fridays)
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. A film festival for children and their families. All movies are G/PG rated. No reservations required, but seating is limited.
Headquarters-Ocala Public Library 671-8551
Family (Tuesdays & Thursdays) - 10:15 a.m. at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library, Ocala, FL
A 25-minute storytime including books, finger plays, flannel boards, music, and activities for children age birth-5.
Baby Storytime - (Thursdays)
11:15 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.
Pre - Walkers and their caregiver can enjoy a 20 minute
interactive program including stories, songs, rhymes, and finger
plays. Marion County Public Library 2720 East Silver Springs
Guided Trail Rides - (Everyday)
Makin' Tracks Trail Rides will hold Guided Trail Rides at
Many To Choose From, Fort McCoy. Call Tina or Corey at 352-236-3929
for more information. $30 per hour for rides and $75/hour for
parties. Call 352/236-3929 for appt. Trail Rides Can Either Be
From Our Farm, Or On One Of Many Trails In Marion County Or
Surrounding Areas. For More Information Give Us A Call.
Weekly Poetry Jam (Every Thursday) -
Civic Media Center will meet at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at
Civic Media Center, 1021 W University Ave., Greater Gainesville.
Call Sylvia Arnold or Samantha Acosta at 352.373.0010 for more
information. Donation or admission is Donations appreciated.
Gainesville's longest running poetry jam. Every Thursday at 9:30
PM. Music, spoken word, performance and more! Bring your friends
for a night of artistic expression.
Peace Activists Rally - (Every Saturday) - Marion's for
Peace will hold Peace activists rally every Saturday at 5:00 p.m. to
6:00 p.m. at Southeast corner, Rte. 200 & SW 27th Avenue. Call
Delphine Herbert, Cynthia Merkey at 352/873-9970, 624-4247 for more
information. Donation/admission is 0.
Golden Friends Mall Walkers - (Every Sunday) - 11 a.m.
Paddock Mall, 3001 S.W. College Road, Ocala. 401-1388