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Smithsonian's Traveling Exhibit - Museum On Main Street
Smithsonian's Traveling Exhibit - Museum On Main Street photo
Sep 13 - Oct 24, 2014
466 2nd Street
Cedar Key, FL 32625
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Museum On Main Street (MOMS) is a partnership between the Smithsonian Institute and State humanities councils nationwide that serves small-town museums and their patrons. This is a one-of-a -kind access to Smithsonian exhibitions and educational humanities programs. Like all MOMS exhibitions, THE WA
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Central Florida Peanut Festival
Central Florida Peanut Festival photo
Oct 4, 2014
Heritage Park (intersection of Hwy 27 & Main St.)
Williston, FL 32696
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The Peanut Festival is in its 23rd year. It features delicious food, assorted types of peanuts and peanut products, rides, music, crafts, antique tractors and the Little Peanut King & Queen, including the Baby Peanut Contest. A petting zoo, pony rides and free grilled PB & J sandwiches while they la
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Quilt Day
Quilt Day photo
Oct 4, 2014
18730 W Newberry Rd
Newberry, FL 32669
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Dudley Farm Historic State Park - 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. Bed Turning featuring popular quilts representative of the Dudley era, 11 am-noon. Question & answers 1:00 pm. Historical skills demonstrations such as pine needle basket weaving, palm weaving, tatting, spinning, quilting, inkle loom & cornhusk b
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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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Spirit Night
Spirit Night photo
Oct 13, 2014
7050 NW 140th ST
Chiefland, FL 32626
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Join the crew of the Sound Of The Nature Coast all age drum and bugle corps as we present our spirit night of fun, prizes and cheap burgers at Beef O'Bradys Chiefland. Help support the sport of music and marching.
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45th Annual Seafood Festival
45th Annual Seafood Festival photo
Oct 18 - Oct 19, 2014
Cedar Key, FL 32625
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This major event features well over 200 arts and crafts exhibits, and great local seafood in City Park. There will be live musical entertainment at several places around town during the days and nights, and a parade on Saturday morning. In addition on this weekend, there is an open house at the
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High Springs Annual Fall Festival
High Springs Annual Fall Festival photo
Oct 25, 2014
Down Town Main St
High Springs, FL 32643
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Put on your sun hats and walking shoes and join us Saturday, October 25, for our annual High Springs Fall Festival. Located at James Paul Park behind City Hall and downtown Main St. Here you will find a variety of vendors featuring food, crafts, fine art, nonprofit groups and our local business expo
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10th Annual Florida Bat Festival
10th Annual Florida Bat Festival photo
Oct 25, 2014
1309 NW 192nd Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32609
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The Annual Florida Bat Festival is an opportunity for attendees to view giant fruit bats, tour the conservancy grounds and enjoy the great outdoors while learning about how fruit bats benefit environments and ecosystems worldwide. The 2013 festival welcomed over 4,300 guests and attendance is expect
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Boo at the Zoo
Boo at the Zoo photo
Oct 31, 2014
3000 NW 83rd St.
Gainesville, FL 32606
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The Zoo will OPEN at 3:00PM on October 31, 2014. We are scheduled to be closed from 9:00AM - 3:00PM in order to transform the zoo into a spooky but safe trick or teat event for the whole family. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. Admission to the Trick or Treat Event: 1 can of foo
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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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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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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 Day
Cane Day photo
Dec 6, 2014
18730 W Newberry Rd
Newberry, FL 32669
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Dudley Farm Historic State Park - 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, children's activities a
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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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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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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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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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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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