Community Calendar

Community Calendar

OCTOBER 2016

(1st) 9th Annual Quilt Day
Dudley Farm State Park
www.FriendsofDudleyFarm.org

ButterflyFest
FL Museum of Natural History
352.846.2000

(1st-2nd) 32nd Annual Art Festival at Thornebrook
Thornebrook Village
www.ArtFestivalThornebrook.com

(5th) 10th Annual Newberry Fall Fest
352.472.2112

(7th) Oktoberfest
Haile Village Center
352.379.4641

23rd Annual Chicken Lunch
Girls Place
www.GirlsPlace.net

(14th) Homecoming Parade & Gator Growl
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
www.GatorGrowl.org

(14th-16th) Alligator Warrior Festival
O’Leno State Park
secretary@alligatorfest.org

(15th) UF Homecoming Alumni BBQ
Emerson Hall
www.GatorGrowl.org

(17th) “Throw a Girl a Lifeline”
PACE Center for Girls
352.374.8799

(21st) 23rd Annual Charity Golf Classic
www.StopChildrensCancer.org

Evening with the Maestro
The Gainesville Orchestra
352.395.4181

(21st-29th) Alachua County Fair
Alachua County Fairgrounds
www.AlachuaCountyFair.com

(22nd) McIntosh 1890s Festival
Town of McIntosh
www.TownofMcIntosh.org

12th Annual Florida Bat Festival
Lubee Bat Conservancy
www.Lubee.org

“Making Strides”
American Cancer Society
352.379.6866

Orthopaedic Institute Santa Fe Century
Gainesville Cycling Club
www.gccfla.org

(22nd-26th) Fall 2016 Book Sale
www.folacld.org

(23rd) Horse Farm Hundred
Gainesville Cycling Club
www.gccfla.org

(27th) 8th Annual “Gainesville Gone Austin”
The Child Advocacy Center
www.GainesvilleGoneAustin.org

(29th-30th) 42nd Annual Micanopy Fall Harvest Festival
www.MicanopyFallFestival.org

Teen Art Show for ages 12-15
Headquarters Library
www.aclib.us

(31st) Trick or Treat on Main Street
Alachua Chamber of Commerce
386.462.3333

Boo at the Zoo
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
352.395.5601

NOVEMBER 2016

(3rd) 22nd Annual Seafood Spectacular
Rotary Clubs of Gainesville
www.RotaryGainesville.org

(4th) 7th Annual Swamp Chomp
Girls Place
www.GirlsPlace.net

Belt Buckle Ball
UF Health
Children’s Miracle Network
352.627.5027

Downtown Blues Concert
Gainesville Cultural Affairs
352.393.8536

(5th-6th) 35th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show
Gainesville Cultural Affairs
352.393.8536

(11th) Romp with Rossini Bump with Beethoven
The Gainesville Orchestra
352.395.4181

Dueling for Life
www.FivePointsofLife.org

(17th) 2016 Business Awards
Gainesville Chamber of Commerce
352.334.7100

(18th) Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
High Springs
chamber@highsprings.com

(20th) Gators March for Babies
March of Dimes
352.378.9522

(26th) Cane Boil & Fiddlefest
Morningside Nature Center
352.334.5000

DECEMBER 2016

(TBA) Annual Duck Pond Lighting
March of Dimes
352.378.9522

(1st-3rd) Festival of Trees
UF Health
Children’s Miracle Network
352.627.5027

(2nd) Light the Village
Haile Village Center
352.379.4641

Jingle Bell Ball
The Thomas Center
352.393.8539

Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa Visit
Alachua Municipal Complex
386.418.6100

(3rd) 26th Annual “Cane Day”
Dudley Farm State Park
www.FriendsofDudleyFarm.org

Annual Children’s Holiday Event
Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall
352.395.4133

(8th) 7th Annual Gingerbread House Event
Ronald McDonald House
shouston@rmhcncf.org

(11th) 20th Annual Holiday 
Traditions Concert
Stop Children’s Cancer
www.StopChildrensCancer.org

(12th) Annual Homestead Holidays
Historic Haile Homestead
www.HaileHomestead.org

(17th) Candlelight Visits
Historic Haile Homestead
www.HaileHomestead.org

JANUARY 2017

(TBA) Annual Dinner
Gainesville Chamber of Commerce
352.334.7100

(3rd-5th) 31st Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
Alachua County Fairgrounds
352.393.8536

(7th-8th) Camellia Show
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
352.372.4981

(27th) Symphonic Spectacular
The Gainesville Orchestra
352.395.4181

FEBRUARY 2017

(TBA) Food Truck Rally
Dance Marathon at UF
mweider@floridadm.org

(10th) 2017 Heart Ball
American Heart Association
Alachua@heart.org

(10th-11th) Jim McElwain Scramble for Kids
Children’s Home Society of FL
Girls Place
www.GirlsPlace.net

(15th) 18th Annual K Country Bear-a-thon
Stop Children’s Cancer
www.StopChildrensCancer.org

(24th) Bulla Cubana!
The Gainesville Orchestra
352.395.4181

(25th-26th) 11th Annual 5 Points of Life Race Weekend
www.FivePointsofLife.com

MARCH 2017

(TBA) Women of Distinction Event
Santa Fe College
352.395.5201

(TBA) Easter Egg Hunt
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
352.372.4981

(1st) 33rd Annual Wild Game Feast
Rotary Clubs of Gainesville
www.RotaryGainesville.org

(11th) 30th Annual “Puttin’ On the Ritz”
Children’s Home Society of FL
352.334.0955

8th Annual Run for Haven
Haven Hospice
352.378.2121

(16th-19th) Gator Nationals
www.GainesvilleRaceway.com

(18th-19th) Spring Garden Festival
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
352.372.4981

APRIL 2017

(TBA) Women Who Make a Difference Luncheon
Girl Scouts of Gateway Council
904.421.3491

(1st) March for Babies
March of Dimes
352.378.9522

(1st-2nd) Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival
www.SpringArtsFestival.com

(2nd-3rd) Party for the Planet
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
352.395.5601

(8th) ViVA! Hollywood 2017
Haven Hospice
352.271.4665

(22nd) Hogtown Craft Beer Festival
Tioga Town Center
beerfest@hogtownbrewers.org

(28nd) Mary Wise Scramble for Pace by Cox
PACE Center for Girls
352.374.8799

MAY 2017

(TBA) Hats, Hearts and Handbags
Girls Place/www.GirlsPlace.net

(TBA) 15th Annual Jazz Festival
Tioga Town Center
www.tiogatowncenter.com

(5th) Pops Season Finale
The Gainesville Orchestra
352.395.4181

(6th) 29th Annual Fantasy Event
Stop Children’s Cancer
www.StopChildrensCancer.org

(26th-28th) Florida Folk Festival
Stephen Foster State Park
877.635.3655

JUNE 2017

(2nd-3rd) 14th Annual Doug Johnson’s Reeling for Kids
Boys & Girls Club
352.372.5342

(4th) 8th Annual Taste of Gainesville
Child Advocacy Center, PACE Center for Girls, Tyler’s Hope
www.TasteofGainesville.com

AUGUST 2017

(TBA) Caribbean Cruise
Boys & Girls Club
www.GalaforKids.com