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Rogers Farm Fall Festival
Rogers Farm Fall Festival photo
Oct 4 - Nov 5, 2014
3831 NW 156th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609
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Fun filled entertainment for the whole family. Young and Old will have a memorable experience. Take a pleasant stroll down the spooky trail where you will encounter the things you only thought existed only in your imagination. There is a full 12 acre corn maze, with a theme and map to help you along
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Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad
Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad photo
Oct 10 - Nov 1, 2014
19630 NE 30th Street
Williston, FL 32696
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Learn the story of an old Carnival train that derailed off it’s tracks, just south of the little town of Williston during a terrible storm. When the townspeople came out the next morning it had completely disappeared. Or did it? Come masterfully navigate your way through our Mega Maze of Fun, and se
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Aunt Louise's Farm
Aunt Louise's Farm photo
Oct 11 - Nov 22, 2014
8101 Waukeenah Highway
Monticello , FL 32344
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~ Please visit and "like" Aunt Louise's Farm Facebook page. Be sure to share this post on your Facebook Page because "The Maze" is coming soon ~ OPENING DAY IS ALMOST HERE! THE MAZE IS OPENING OCTOBER 11, 2014. WE WILL BE OPEN SATURDAYS 10-6 AND SUNDAYS 2-6 THRU NOVEMBER 22, 2014 THE ENT
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Vintage Home and Garden Show
Nov 8, 2014
19 W Range Avenue
Madison, FL 32340
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The Fancy Flea Vintage Home and Garden Market – Downtown Madison. **Voted one of the top 10 vintage shows by Romantic Homes magazine, August 2011** Shop fabulous vendor booths filled with furniture, vintage clothing, handmade jewelry, original art, garden decor, shabby chic, and cottage glam! Free
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33rd Downtown Festival & Art Show
33rd Downtown Festival & Art Show photo
Nov 8 - Nov 9, 2014
200 East University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
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The nationally recognized Downtown Festival & Art Show transforms downtown Gainesville into a venue for award-winning artists and draws a crowd of more than 100,000. Presented by the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the festival celebrates its 33rd anniversar
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Poinsettias in the “Butterfly Rainforest”
Poinsettias in the “Butterfly Rainforest” photo
Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2014
3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611
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Visit the “Butterfly Rainforest” exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History from Nov. 15 through Dec. 31 to see the remarkable presentation of multicolor poinsettias, which make an ideal backdrop for holiday photographs. Daily butterfly releases are held at 2 p.m. with additional weekend relea
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Withlacoochee River Bluegrass Festival
Withlacoochee River Bluegrass Festival photo
Nov 21 - Nov 22, 2014
County Road 40
Inglis, FL
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This is a 2 day Bluegrass festival on the banks of the beautiful Withlacoochee river. Camping is available and there will be food, arts and craft vendors. This is a family friendly festival. The event is located on private property in Levy county directly on the river between Inglis and Dunnellon.
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Yankeetown Seafood Festival
Yankeetown Seafood Festival photo
Nov 22 - Nov 23, 2014
1 Riverside Drive
Yankeetown, FL 34498
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The Yankeetown Seafood Festival takes place annually – always the weekend before Thanksgiving – in the quaint, “old Florida” town of Yankeetown located on the banks of the Lower Withlacoochee just three miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The Inglis-Yankeetown Lions Club has hosted the Festival for ov
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Kirby Farm's Christmas Express
Kirby Farm's Christmas Express photo
Nov 28 - Dec 28, 2014
19630 NE 30th Street
Williston, FL 32696
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Kirby Family Farm is transformed into a Christmas wonderland, an unforgettable holiday attraction the whole family can enjoy. There are lots of activities to see and do including the featured train ride through thousands of Christmas lights pulled by an old-fashioned, full size 1800’s locomotive, on
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Cane Boil & FiddleFest
Cane Boil & FiddleFest photo
Nov 29, 2014
3540 East University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32641
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Every November on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend: Saturday, November 29, 2014, from 9am-4pm. Experience life in 1870’s North Central Florida at Morningside Nature Center Living History Farm. Visitors can sample fresh cane syrup and homemade biscuits, experience live folk music, farm animal
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Poinsettias in the “Butterfly Rainforest”
Poinsettias in the “Butterfly Rainforest” photo
Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2014
3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611
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Visit the “Butterfly Rainforest” exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History from Nov. 15 through Dec. 31 to see the remarkable presentation of multicolor poinsettias, which make an ideal backdrop for holiday photographs. Daily butterfly releases are held at 2 p.m. with additional weekend relea
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Kirby Farm's Christmas Express
Kirby Farm's Christmas Express photo
Nov 28 - Dec 28, 2014
19630 NE 30th Street
Williston, FL 32696
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Kirby Family Farm is transformed into a Christmas wonderland, an unforgettable holiday attraction the whole family can enjoy. There are lots of activities to see and do including the featured train ride through thousands of Christmas lights pulled by an old-fashioned, full size 1800’s locomotive, on
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Light Up Williston-Christmas
Light Up Williston-Christmas photo
Dec 6, 2014
North Main Street
Williston, FL 32696
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Watch Santa come to town on an elephant! Take a quick trek to the Christmas lighting ceremony, held in Heritage Park, 444 NW Main Street immediately following the parade. This exciting evening includes Christmas entertainment along with food and beverages available.
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Cane Day Festival
Cane Day Festival photo
Dec 6, 2014
18730 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32661
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Cane Day Saturday, December 06, 2014 09:00am - 03:00pm See an original Florida working farm from the post Civil War to the 1940s as they grind sugar cane using mule power and boil it into syrup. Old-time craft demonstrations including woodworking, blacksmithing and butter churning, quilt drawing,
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Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve Celebration
Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2015
111 E. University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
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"Downtown Countdown" New Year's Eve Celebration December 31, 2014 9:00 PM - 12:30 AM Bo Diddley Community Plaza The City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will host Downtown Countdown, a New Year’s Eve celebration concert at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza. The
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Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve Celebration
Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2015
111 E. University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
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"Downtown Countdown" New Year's Eve Celebration December 31, 2014 9:00 PM - 12:30 AM Bo Diddley Community Plaza The City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will host Downtown Countdown, a New Year’s Eve celebration concert at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza. The
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29th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
29th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire photo
Jan 24 - Feb 1, 2015
Alachua County Fairgrounds 2900 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
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The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the 29th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Come be swept away by medieval magic as troupes of actors, street performers and musicians journey back to the days of yore on January 24-25 & January 30-February 1, 2015
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16th Annual Great Air Potato Round-Up
16th Annual Great Air Potato Round-Up photo
Jan 31, 2015
3540 E University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32641
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Hundreds of volunteers will come together for the 16th Annual Great Air Potato Round-Up to remove air potatoes and other invasive exotic plants from Gainesville's natural areas. After the harvest, volunteers will gather at Morningside Nature Center for a celebration for participants with free event
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29th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
29th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire photo
Jan 24 - Feb 1, 2015
Alachua County Fairgrounds 2900 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
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The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the 29th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Come be swept away by medieval magic as troupes of actors, street performers and musicians journey back to the days of yore on January 24-25 & January 30-February 1, 2015
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Nature Coast Civil War Reenactment
Nature Coast Civil War Reenactment photo
Mar 14 - Mar 15, 2015
19630 NE 30th Street
Williston, FL 32696
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Experience the History of the Civil War like never before! The Kirby Family Farm is very proud to present the Nature Coast Civil War Reenactment again this year. One of the largest reenactments in the Sunshine State, the Battle features a full size historical locomotive on Florida’s largest private
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Kanapaha Spring Gardens Festival
Kanapaha Spring Gardens Festival photo
Mar 21 - Mar 22, 2015
4700 S.W. 58th Drive
Gainesville, FL 32608
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Spring Garden Festival: March 21 (9am - 5pm) & 22 (10am - 5pm) 2015 This is Gainesville's premier horticultural event. The Spring Garden Festival features about 175 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, arts and crafts, educational exhibits and, of course, foods. Also fe
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Kirby Family Farm's Rock-N-Roll Easter Train
Kirby Family Farm's Rock-N-Roll Easter Train photo
Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2015
19630 NE 30 Street
Williston, FL 32696
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Hop on down to the Kirby Family Farm for our Easter Egg Hunt, Bunny Trail, Rides, Games, Spring Farm Babies Petting area, meet the Easter Bunny and of course climb aboard The Kirby Family Railroad, a full size 1800’s locomotive, one of only three just like her still in operation in the world.
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Jest Fest!
Jest Fest! photo
Mar 29, 2015
111 East University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
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Celebrate hilarity, experience the derring-do, and feel the thrill of this free, family friendly spring festival. Jest Fest! presents world acclaimed comedy/variety and cirque-style entertainment. Jest Fest! is an experience not to be missed!
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Spring Native Plant Sale at Morningside Nature Center
Spring Native Plant Sale at Morningside Nature Center photo
Apr 3 - Apr 4, 2015
3540 E University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32641
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“GO NATIVE” AT THE SPRING NATIVE PLANT SALE SPRING DATE: Coming Soon! Take advantage of the largest offering of native plants in North Florida during the 2015 Spring Native Plant sale, at Morningside Nature Center. An exclusive member's sale is on the Friday prior to the sale and is open to member
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46th Annual Santa Fe Spring Arts Festival
46th Annual Santa Fe Spring Arts Festival photo
Apr 11 - Apr 12, 2015
NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
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Set amid picturesque turn-of-the-century homes in the Northeast Gainesville Historic District, the 46th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival on Sat.-Sun., April 11-12, offers fun and inspiration for the whole family, including the work of fine artists from throughout the country; the Art Jun
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The Butterfly Festivus!
The Butterfly Festivus! photo
Apr 11 - Apr 12, 2015
20329 State Road 26
Earlton, FL 32631
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The Butterfly Festivus! April 11, 2015 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. April 12, 2015 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
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36th Annual 5th Avenue Arts Festival
36th Annual 5th Avenue Arts Festival photo
Apr 25 - Apr 26, 2015
NW 5th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32603
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The Annual Fifth Avenue Arts festival began in the summer of 1979. The purpose of the Festival was to share the rich cultural history of the 5th ave /Seminary Lane community. The participation in the first year was less than 100 people. A group of people made up of UF students a community residen
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Yulee Railroad Days
Yulee Railroad Days photo
Jun 6, 2015
Archer, FL
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Various events at different venues throughout the day celebrating the history of the Florida Railroad System! Come out and join the fun!
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