Events – January 15-14, 2020

Egret in Flight by Saul Reyes

COMMUNITY

1/15

Marion Oaks Farmers Market
Marion Oaks Community Center, 294 Marion Oaks Ln.
9am-noon

Fresh vegetables, artisan food products and handmade crafts.

1/15

Marion County Friday Market
McPherson Government Complex, 601 SE 25th Ave.
9am-2pm

Shop locally fresh fruits and veggies, cinnamon buns, jerky, freeze-dried treats, olive oils and seafood.

1/15

Q Lives
Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80th St.
11am-12:30pm

Robert Wallace, former director of the CIA’s Office of Technical Service, presents “Spy Gadgets for Every Season.” Visit masterthepossibilities.org or call (352) 861-9751 for tickets.

1/16-4/3

Chain Reaction Charlie
Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.
Saturday 10am-5pm, Tuesday-Friday 10am-12:30 and 2:30-4:30pm

This new exhibit allows kids of all ages to get hands-on in Charlie’s garden, treehouse and workshop to make incredible new inventions. Visit mydiscoverycenter.org for more information.

1/16

Ocala Downtown Market
310 SE Third St.
9am-2pm

A variety of vendors offer local fruits and vegetables, meats and seafood, fresh pasta, honey, arts and crafts, rain or shine. Visit ocaladowntownmarket.com for more information.

1/16

Brownwood Farmers Market
2726 Brownwood Blvd., Wildwood
9am-1pm

More than 70 vendors offer fresh produce and crafts. Visit thevillagesentertainment.com for more information.

1/16

Florida Fun Mini Match
Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80th St.
10am

A ballroom dancing competition to benefit Marion Therapeutic Riding Association. Visit floridafunminimatch.com for more information.

1/16

Winter Throwdown Party
War Horse Harley Davidson, 5331 N US 441
11:30am-3:30pm

Activities will include live music, ax throwing, a cookout and Sunday church service. Visit warhorseharley.com for more information.

1/16-17

Toy Story
Marion Theatre, 50 S Magnolia Ave.
11:30am Saturday, 4:30pm Sunday

TJM Promos will sponsor free showings of “Toy Story.” Use code TJMkid to get free tickets at reillyartscenter.com.

1/16-17

Professional Bull Riders Monster Energy Invitational
Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, 2200 NE Jacksonville Road
2pm

Elite bull riders from around the world compete on the league’s Unleash the Beast: American Roots Edition tour. Visit pbrtix.com for tickets and more information.

1/16

January Cruise In
Spanish Springs Town Square, 1120 Main St., The Villages
4-9pm

A free car show featuring classic cars 30 years old and older along with live music by Blonde Ambition. The event benefits Shared Harvest. Visit thevillagesentertainment.com for more information.

1/16

Pups, PJs & Pupcorn
Ocala Drive-In
5pm

The Secret Life of Pets and A Dog’s Purpose, with a pre-movie market for the Humane Society of Marion County. Visit fb.com/humanemarion for more information.

1/17

Polo Match: Women’s League
Florida Horse Park, 11008 S Highway 475
1-3pm

Bring chairs, a picnic and the family and enjoy a live polo match. Visit ocalapolo.com for more information.

1/19

Tuesday Talk
Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership, 310 SE 3rd St.
8:15-9:30am

Harry Daniels of Dugan, Joiner & Co. presents “Tax Strategies for the new IRA Contributions and Withdrawals.” Visit cepocala.com to register.

1/19

Biz Promoters Networks Group
Power Plant Business Incubator, 405 SE Osceola Ave.
11:30am-12:30pm

Bring your own lunch. Contact tom@ocalacep.com for more information.

1/19

Appleton Book Club: Strapless
Appleton Museum – virtual
7pm

The Appleton’s virtual book club will host a free discussion of “Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X” by Deborah Davis. Everyone is invited and pre-registration is required. Visit appletonmuseum.org for details.

1/20

1 Million Cups Ocala
Power Plant Business Incubator, 405 SE Osceola Ave.
9:30-10:30am

Two local startups present their business idea to an audience of community entrepreneurs. Email ryan@ocalacep.com for more information.

1/20

Dual Enrollment Information Session
Virtual
6-7pm

The College of Central Florida invites high school students and parents to learn about earning high school and college credit at the same time. Attendees receive a waiver of application fees. Register online at cfpatriots.zoom.us or email dualenrollment@cf.edu for more information.

1/20-24

WEC Winter Spectacular
World Equestrian Center, 1390 NW 80th Ave.
8am

Spectators are welcome at hunter/jumper and dressage equine events. Parking is free, restaurants are open and leashed dogs are permitted. Visit wec.net for more information.

1/21

CEP 75 West Networkers
Canterfield of Ocala, 9589 SW State Road 200
8-9:30am

Contact Laurel Ziemann at (352) 817-6984 for more information.

1/21

Farmers Market
Circle Square Commons, 8405 SW 80th St.
9am-1pm

Locally grown seasonal produce, baked goods, plants and more. Visit circlesquarecommons.com/farmersmarket for more information.

1/21

Business After Hours
World Equestrian Center, 1390 NW 80th Ave.
5-7pm

The Ocala/Marion Chamber and Economic Partnership’s cornerstone monthly networking event. Visit cepocala.com for more information.

1/21

Narnia Night
Marion Theatre, 50 S Magnolia Ave.
5:30pm

This Reels and Reading for Powerful Communities event features the film “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” with featured drink “White Witch’s hot chocolate” and free popcorn. Attendees are asked to bring school supplies or gift cards to donate to Marion County Literacy Council. Visit reillyartscenter.com for tickets and more information.

1/21

Park After Dark
Sholom Park, 7110 SW 80th Ave.
6pm

Roast marshmallows around the campfire and join in a sing-a-long with musician Mark Smythe. Visit sholompark.org for registration information.

ARTS

Now-1/30

Nature’s Beauty: Seeing & Feeling
Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St.
Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 11am-4pm

A collective art exhibit featuring artworks by Dr. Jillian Ramsammy and photography by Dr. Saul Reyes. Opening reception January 8, 5-6pm; exhibit open Tuesday-Saturday through January 30. Email Ashley.justiniano@mcaocala.com for more information.

Now-2/7

I Hate Hamlet
Ocala Civic Theatre
7:30pm

A witty play about a young actor dreaming of TV stardom and haunted by the ghost of John Barrymore. Visit ocalacivictheatre.com for tickets.

Now-2/12

Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition
CF Webber Gallery, 3001 SW College Road
10am-4pm

The talent of the College of Central Florida Visual Arts faculty is displayed in an exhibition of ceramics, prints, fiber, photography and mixed media pieces. Open Monday through Thursday. Visit cf.edu for more information.

Now-4/25

The Art of Adventure
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday noon-5pm

An exhibition of 1970s serigraphs by Clayton Pond highlighting artworks from Pond’s “Leisure-time Obsessions Series.” Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

Now-6/27

Luminous Worlds
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday noon-5pm

An exhibition featuring the large abstract canvases of Kristin Herzog, a Naples, Florida-based artist and former civil engineering draftsman. Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

1/15

Visions
Gallery B Art Collective
5-8pm

A reception with photographer Dan McCarthy highlighting his detailed local nature images. Visit gallerybocala.com for more information.

1/19

Teaching Tuesday: Netsuke
Appleton Museum – virtual
10-10:30am

The Appleton Museum presents a live streaming art project that the whole family can make at home with basic art and craft supplies. Online at fb.com/appletonmuseum.

1/19

Art 101
Virtual

The Appleton Museum offers an instructor-led live Zoom demonstration of winter birch tree acrylic painting. Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

1/21

Artist’s Outlook: Mark Messersmith
Appleton Museum – virtual
7-8:15pm

A free Zoom talk with painter Mark Messersmith, known for his symbolic and colorful statements on Florida’s natural environment. Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

GOVERNMENT

1/18

Marion County Development Review Committee
Office of the County Engineer, 412 SE 25th Ave.
9am

The DRC votes on waiver requests, drainage/site plans, subdivision master plans, preliminary plats, improvement plans and final plats. Call (352) 671-8686 for more information.

1/19

Marion County Board of Commissioners
McPherson Government Complex Auditorium, 601 SE 25th Ave.
9am 

Call (352) 438-2323 for more information.

1/19

Marion County Public Hearing
McPherson Government Complex Auditorium, 601 SE 25th Ave.
10am

A public hearing to consider adoption of a sheriff-proposed ordinance to prohibit simulated gambling in unincorporated Marion County. Call (352) 438-2300 for more information.

1/19

Marion County Hospital District Committees
Hospital District Office, 2547 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Noon

Call (352) 622-3662 for more information about the audit, finance, investment, operations and strategic initiatives committee meetings.

1/19

Marion County Commission Planning & Zoning Final Hearing
McPherson Government Complex Auditorium, 601 SE 25th Ave.
2pm

Call (352) 438-2600 for more information.

1/19

Ocala City Council
Ocala City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave. and online
5pm

Call (352) 629-8401 for more information. This meeting will include public hearings on a water/sewer rate increases and imposing fire assessments on property owners. Visit https://zoom.us/j/446885807 to participate online.

1/20

Marion County Parks and Recreation Advisory Council
Parks and Recreation Conference Room, 111 SE 25th Ave.
3pm

Call (352) 671-8560 for more information.

1/20

Ocala Board of Adjustment
Ocala City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave. and online
5:30pm

Visit ocalafl.org for more information. Visit https://zoom.us/j/94696168190 to participate online.

1/21

Marion County Development Review Committee Staff Meeting
Office of the County Engineer Building 1 Conference Room, 412 SE 25th Ave.
8:30am

Applicants may discuss proposed or current projects with county review staff prior to meeting formally with the Development Review Committee. Call (352) 671-8686 for more information.

1/21

Pine Run Estates Advisory Council
Pine Run Clubhouse, 10379 SW 88th Terrace
10am

Call (352) 438-2650 for more information.

1/21

West Ocala Community Redevelopment Area Advisory Committee
MLK Community Building Conference Room, 505 NW Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
3pm

Call (352) 629-8311 for more information.

1/21

Marion County Local Mitigation Strategy Meeting
Green Clover Hall, 319 SE 26th Terrace
4pm

Call (352) 438-2611 for more information.

1/21

Rainbow Lakes Estates Public Advisory Board
Rainbow Lakes Estates Clubhouse, 4020 SW Deepwater Court, Dunnellon
6:30pm

Call (352) 489-4280 for more information.

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

1/15

Grass Campers
Eaton’s Beach | 5pm

1/15

Paisley Craze
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/15

Second Slice
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/15

Jeff Jarrett
Locos Grill & Pub | 5pm

1/15

Palomino Blonde
Crazy Cucumber Eatery and Bar | 6:30pm

1/15

Miranda Madison
La Cuisine French Restaraunt | 6:30pm

1/15

J. Lilley
The Corkscrew | 7pm

1/15

The Music of Alan Jackson
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm

1/16

Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute
Orange Blossom Opry | 2:30 & 7pm

1/16

Blonde Ambition
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/16

Bobby Blackman & the B3 Band
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/16

Earthbeat
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/16

Fast Lane
Circle Square Commons | 6pm

1/16

Humans in Disguise
Bank Street Patio Bar | 7:30pm

1/16

Ecliff
The Corkscrew | 8pm

1/17

Houston Keen
Charlie Horse | 3pm

1/17

Dion Pride
Orange Blossom Opry | 2:30 & 7pm

1/18

Southbound
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/18

Jerico
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/18

The Hooligans
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/19

Old Skool Band
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/19

Johnny Wild & the Delights
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/19

Sherry and the Rockafellas
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/20

Never Never Band
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/20

Blue Stone Circle
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/20

Cactus Jack & the Cadillacs
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/21

Gilly & the Girl
Bank Street Patio Bar | 5pm

1/21

Uncle Bob’s Rock Shop
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/21

Ampli-Fires
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/21

Steelhorse
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/21

Jammer All Stars Showcase
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm

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