Events – January 29-February 4, 2020


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Posted January 29, 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.

1/22-31

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.

1/29

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

Fresh vegetables, artisan food products and handmade crafts.

1/29

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.

1/29

Classroom in the Garden: Fiery Ferments
Fort King National Historic Landmark, 3925 E Fort King St.
5:30pm

Adults are invited to this program in the Fort King Heritage Teaching Garden. Create your own hot sauce and spicy kraut to take home. Visit fb.com/ocalarecpark for more information.

1/29

Ocala Truck and Tractor Pull
Southeastern Livestock Pavilion
6pm

Trucks, tractors, modified tractors and mini rods on the track, with merchandise and food vendors. Visit fb.com/beermoneypullingteam for more information.

1/30

West Ocala Wellness Community Garden Day
Community Garden, 2200 W. State Road 40
8:30-10:30am

Community members are invited to replant their crops or start a new garden plot. Call (352) 368-5540 or visit ocalafl.org/garden for more information.

1/30

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.

1/30

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

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

1/30

Drive-Thru Food Distribution
CF Hampton Center, 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd.
10am

Fresh food will be distributed to 500 local families through a partnership with Farm Share and Ocala City Councilman Ire Bethea. Call (352) 854-2322, ext. 1598 for more information.

1/30-31

Some Kind of Heaven
Marion Theatre, 50 S Magnolia Ave.
8pm Saturday, 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.

1/31

Polo Match: School Pride Day
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.

2/2

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

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

2/3

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.

2/3

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.

2/4

CEP 75 West Networkers
Bank of the Ozarks, 8375 SW State Road 200
8–9:30am

Contact Randy Ziemann at (847) 302-2400 for more information.

2/4

Hispanic Business Council
Power Plant Business Incubator, 405 SE Osceola Ave.
9:30-10:30am

Email admin@hispanicbusinesscouncil.com for 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.

1/29-3/6

9 to 5: The Musical
The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center, 1051 Main St., The Villages
Tuesday-Saturday 7pm, Saturday 2pm

The riotous musical comedy based on the 1980 movie features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Visit thesharon.com for tickets.

1/30-3/28

Memories & Inspiration
Appleton Museum of Art
10am-5pm Thursday-Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday

The Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American art exhibition celebrates the passion of a couple who amassed a collection of more than 300 works over 35 years. Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

2/3

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

2/1

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.

2/1

Marion County Board of Adjustment Variances
Growth Services Training Room, 2710 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
2pm

Call (352) 438-2600 for more information.

2/1

Hills of Ocala Recreation Advisory Council
Hills of Ocala Clubhouse, 10475 SW 135th Terrace
6pm

Call (352) 438-2828 for more information.

2/2

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

Call (352) 438-2323 for more information.

2/2

Marion County Public Hearing
McPherson Government Complex auditorium, 601 SE 25th Ave.
2pm

A public hearing to consider a road closure petition associated with a portion of NW 35th Street between NW 44th Avenue and I-75. Call (352) 671-8686 for more information.

2/2

Belleview City Commission
City Hall Commission Room, 5343 SE Abshier Blvd., Belleview
6pm

Call (352) 245-7021 for more information.

2/3

Dunnellon City Council Workshop
Dunnellon City Hall, 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon
5:30pm

Call (352) 465-8500 for more information.

2/4

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.

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

1/29

Dance Express
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/29

Rocky & the Rollers
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/29

Scooter the DJ
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/29

Charity Cox
Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar | 6pm

1/29

Stephen Lopez
Locos Grill & Pub| 6pm

1/29

Fareeza
Infinite Ale Works | 7pm

1/29

Warren McCollough
The Corkscrew | 7pm

1/29

Good2Go
Charlie Horse | 7pm

1/29

The Piano Men
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm

1/30

Jeff Jarrett
Eaton’s Beach | 2pm

1/30

TG Sheppard
Orange Blossom Opry | 2:30 & 7pm

1/30

Slickwood
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/30

Penta
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/30

Blonde Ambition
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

1/30

Conrad Marcum
Locos Grill & Pub | 6pm

1/30

The Mudds
La Cuisine French Restaraunt | 6pm

1/30

Fareeza
The Corkscrew | 7pm

1/30

The Big Bad
Bank Street Patio Bar | 8pm

1/31

Becky Sinn
Pi on Broadway | 11:30am

1/31

The Big Bad
Gator Joe’s | 1:30pm

1/31

Jim Stafford
Orange Blossom Opry | 2:30 & 7pm

1/31

Crossfire
Spanish Springs Town Square | 5pm

1/31

Rick Melvern Band
Brownwood Paddock Square | 5pm

1/31

Bobby Blackmon & the B3 Band
Lake Sumter Landing Market Square | 5pm

2/4

Gilly & the Girl
Bank Street Patio Bar | 6pm

2/4

Orange Blossom Showcase
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm