Events – January 22-28, 2020


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Posted January 22, 2021 | Compiled by Lisa McGinnes
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COMMUNITY

Now-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.

1/22-24

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.

1/22

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

Fresh vegetables, artisan food products and handmade crafts.

1/22

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.

1/22

Jobs of the Future Engineering Career Chat
Virtual
12:15-1:30pm

The College of Central Florida will host a free event about careers in information technology and management information systems. Visit cf.edu/bustechevents for registration and more information.

1/22

Sunset Cinema: The Goonies
Sholom Park, 7110 SW 80th Ave.
7pm

Bring chairs or blankets and snacks to this family-friendly movie under the stars. Visit sholompark.org for tickets.

1/23

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.

1/23

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

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

1/24

Polo Match: Feathers, Fedoras & Friends
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.

1/25

Marion Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting
Ocala Civic Theatre, 4337 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
5:30-6:15pm

MCA members are invited to welcome new officers, elect board members and receive the annual report. Email admin@mcaocala.com or call (352) 359-1500 for more information.

1/26

Networks CEMG
Power Plant Business Incubator, 405 SE Osceola Ave.
8:15-9:15am

Email tom@ocalacep.com for more information.

1/26

Stiletto Network Group
Just Shipped, 801 N. Magnolia Ave.
4pm

Ocala Police Department (OPD) Chief Balken will report on the state of the city and how OPD is investing in our community. Email asavarese@bgcofmarion.com for more information.

1/27

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.

1/27

MCBIA General Membership Meeting
Hilton Ocala, 3600 SW 36th Ave.
11:30am-1pm

The Marion County Building Industry Association will host CPA Jayme Zublick presenting tax and PPP loan information. Visit mcbia.org for more information.

1/27

The Story of a Holocaust Survivor
Master the Possibilities, 8395 SW 80th St.
1-3pm

This event will begin with speaker Ericka Yeger, whose mother survived Auschwitz, and end with a candlelight memorial ceremony to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust. Register at masterthepossibilities.org or call (352) 861-9751.

1/27

Benefits of Assessment and Evaluation
Virtual
1-2:30pm

The Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County will host this workshop in partnership with the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership. Amie Dugan, MMBA, of Special Olympics North America will guide attendees in assessing and evaluating the health of their nonprofit organization. Visit ocalafoundation.org for registration information.

1/28

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.

1/28

Marion County Youth Career Expo
Virtual
10am-2pm

Middle and high school students and their parents are invited to learn about job opportunities and key skills and education requirements from local industry leaders in this free online event. Visit careersourceclm.com or call (352) 840-5700, ext. 2205 for more information.

1/28

Groundbreaking Ceremony
Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place, 1812 NW 21st Ave.
11am

The City of Ocala will host a ceremony kicking off construction of the new hub for the community. Visit ocalafl.org/recpark or call (352) 368-5517 for more information.

1/28

National Seed Swap Day
Dunnellon Public Library, 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon
2pm

Exchange seeds to enhance your garden and grow new friends. Call (352) 438-2520 to register.

1/28,
30,31

Some Kind of Heaven
Marion Theatre, 50 S Magnolia Ave.
2:30pm Thursday, 8pm Saturday and 4:30pm Sunday

This new feature documentary film takes a deep dive into The Villages, America’s largest retirement community. Visit reillyartscenter.com for tickets and more 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.

1/22

Bluegrass and BBQ
Tuscawilla Art Park
6pm

Enjoy live bluegrass music by Trinity River Band and Pasture Prime. Big Lee’s Serious About Barbecue will be available for purchase. Visit ocalafl.org/artpark for more information.

1/22

Creative Soles
Magnolia Art Xchange, 531 NE First Ave.
6pm

An exhibit of the artistry, craftsmanship and details of footwear featuring the collection of sneakerhead Jesse James. Visit maxocala.org for more information.

1/22

Elvis: Eras of a King
Circle Square Cultural Center
6:15pm

World champion Elvis tribute artist Cote Deonath will perform in a benefit for Habitat for Humanity of Marion County. Visit csculturalcenter.com for more information.

1/23

Plein Air in the Gallery Garden
Gallery B Art Collective
1-4pm

Join artists Bobbie Deuell and Julie Shealy for a free plein air painting session. Registration at gallerybocala.com is required.

1/26

Teaching Tuesday: Foam Printmaking
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.

1/26

Man with a Movie Camera
Ocala Drive-In, 4850 S. Pine Ave.
7:30pm

The 1929 Soviet documentary kicks off the College of Central Florida’s International Film Festival. The free screening will be followed by an online discussion hosted by Janna Jones on Wednesday, January 27 from 12:30-1:30pm. Visit cf.edu/filmseries for more information.

1/28

Forest Jam
Forest Community Center at Sandhill Park, 777 S County Road 314A, Ocklawaha
6:30-9pm

Musicians of all levels are invited for strumming and picking and the public is invited to enjoy the music.

GOVERNMENT

1/25

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.

1/25

City of Belleview Site Plan Committee
City Hall, 5343 SE Abshier Blvd., Belleview
9-10am

Call (352) 245-7021 for more information.

1/25

Marion County Hospital District Board
Hospital District Office, 2547 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
5pm

Call (352) 622-3662 for more information.

1/25

Marion County Planning & Zoning Commission
McPherson Government Complex, 601 SE 25th Ave.
5:30pm

The Planning & Zoning Commission conducts hearings for zoning changes and special use permits. Call (352) 438-2600 for more information.

1/25

Ocala Housing Authority Board
Virtual
6pm

Visit ocalahousing.org to participate online.

1/26

Ocala/Marion County Transportation Planning Organization Board
McPherson Government Complex Auditorium, 601 SE 25th Ave.
4pm

Call (352) 629-8297 for more information.

1/27

City of Ocala Utility Advisory Board
Virtual
11am-12:30pm

Call (352) 351-6600 or visit ocalafl.org for more information.

1/28

Marion County Tourist Development Council
Ocala/Marion County Visitors & Convention Bureau, 109 W. Silver Springs Blvd.
10am

Call (352) 438-2800 for more information.

1/28

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.

1/28

City of Belleview Youth Commission
City Hall, 5343 SE Abshier Blvd., Belleview
4:30-5:30pm

Call (352) 245-7021 for more information.

1/28

City of Belleview Code Enforcement Board
City Hall, 5343 SE Abshier Blvd., Belleview
5:30pm

Call (352) 245-7021 for more information.

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

1/22

Grass Campers
Gator Joe’s Beach Bar | 4pm

1/22

Trip 19
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/22

Paradigm
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/22

Clark Barrios Band
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/22

Gilly and the Girl
La Cuisine French Restaraunt | 6:30pm

1/22

Ecliff
Infinite Ale Works | 7pm

1/22

Friday Night Live: Southern Rock
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm

1/22

Becca
The Corkscrew | 8pm

1/22

Heather Lynne
O’Malley’s Alley | 9:30pm

1/23

Grass Campers
Bank Street Patio Bar | 4pm

1/23

Penta
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/23

Blonde Ambition
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/23

Swing Theory
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/23

Halfway Hippie
Infinite Ale Works | 7pm

1/23

Sparky
The Corkscrew | 8pm

1/23

John Johnson
Crazy Cucumber | 12pm

1/24

Bellamy Brothers
Orange Blossom Opry | 2:30 & 7pm

1/24

5.0.1
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/24

Greg Warren Band
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/24

Ssnakeyez
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/25

Blue Stone Circle
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/25

Studio 77
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/25

Anita Drink Band
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/26

No Regrets Band
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/26

Street Talk
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/26

Paisley Craze
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/27

MPiRE
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/27

The Hooligans
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/27

Hayfire
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/28

Chasing Amy
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/28

Cece Teneal & Soul Kamotion
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/28

Johnny Wild & the Delights
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm