Events – November 13-19, 2020


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Posted November 13, 2020 | Compiled by Lisa McGinnes | Photos courtesy of Marion Cultural Alliance and Denny Machette Pizarro

COMMUNITY

Denny Machette Pizarro – see “Metal Art Workshop” below for details.

Now-1/2

Astronaut Academy
Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm

Kids of all ages learn about space travel with hands-on exhibits exploring the space station, Mars rover and rockets. www.mydiscoverycenter.org

11/13

Marion Oaks Farmers Market
Marion Oaks Community Center, 294 Marion Oaks Ln.
9am-12pm

Fresh vegetables, artisan food products and handmade crafts.

11/13

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.

11/13

Taste of Thyme
Sholom Park, 7110 SW 80th Ave.
10:30am

Master Gardener Sheena Schlegel presents a historical lesson on herb gardening with tips and tricks to grow your own herb garden. Visit sholompark.org to register.

11/13

Workspace Collective One Year Anniversary
Workspace Collective, 603 E. Fort King St.
4-7pm

A ribbon cutting celebration with food, cocktails and live music. Visit fb.com/workspacecollectiveocala to RSVP.

11/14

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

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

11/14

Ocala Downtown Market
SE 3rd Street and SE 3rd Avenue
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.

11/14

Fun at the Park: Let’s Get Buggy
Sholom Park, 7110 SW 80th Ave.
10am-1pm

A free interactive, educational event for ages 3-12. Registration at sholompark.org is required.

11/17

NonProfit Business Council
Ocala Police Department, 402 S. Pine Ave.
8:15-9:30am

A free monthly professional development workshop for NonProfit Business Council members. ocalafoundation.org/non-profit-business-council

11/17

Tuesday Talk: Business Advancement Series
CEP, 310 SE 3rd St. and virtual
8:15-9:30am

Mac McKellar will present “The Billion-Dollar Industry of How to Beat a Drug Screen.” Attend the networking breakfast and presentation or attend on Facebook Live. RSVP to andrea@ocalacep.com.

11/17

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.

11/17

Find Your Competitive Advantage
Online via http://midflorida.score.org
7-8pm

Learn ways to distinguish your business and get a competitive advantage. Email midflorida@scorevolunteer.org to register for this free online workshop.

11/17

WinePO
The Keep Downtown, 36 SW 1st Ave.
5:30-7:30pm

Young Professionals Ocala’s monthly social series features a casual setting for current and future members with discounts on wine, beer, cider, mead and food. Contact andrea@ocalacep.com for more information.

11/18

ExCEPtional Mornings
Church of Hope, 3233 SE Maricamp Rd.
7:30-9am

Les Brown presents on Global Entrepreneurship Week for CEP partners. Call (352) 629-8051 for to RSVP or for more information. ocalacep.com

11/18

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.

11/19

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

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

11/19

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.

11/19

AdventHealth Groundbreaking
6003 SE Babb Rd., Belleview
9:30-10am

AdventHealth hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for a new freestanding emergency department to be built in Belleview. Email natalie.mccomb@adventhealth.com for more information.

11/19

CEO Roundtable
Virtual
11:30am

The NonProfit Business Council hosts a discussion of the upcoming nonprofit economic study. Visit ocalafoundation.org to register.

11/19

Conservation Summit: Preserving Open Spaces & Beautiful Places
Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club, 8300 NW 31st Lane Road
12-2:30pm

Horse Farms Forever, in partnership with Ducks Unlimited and the American Farmland Trust, hosts Adam Putnam speaking about land conservation and Billy Van Pelt presenting a report on the loss of prime agricultural lands. Visit horsefarmsforever.com/conservation-summit to register.

11/19

Cheers for Pace
Infinite Ale Works
5-8pm

Celebrity bartenders take over the taps to earn “tips” which will support holiday break meals for girls from the PACE Center for Girls. Visit fb.com/pacecentermarion for more information.

11/19

Pivot Your Business to Success
Online via http://midflorida.score.org
7-8pm

Get expert advice for evaluating whether your struggling business can adapt or transform to remain viable. Email midflorida@scorevolunteer.org to register for this free online workshop.

ARTS

Now-11/28

Paint What You Love Exhibit
Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St.
Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 11am-4pm

A collective art exhibit featuring artworks in all mediums by more than 40 student artists of Marion Cultural Alliance artist Carol Basso. The opening reception will take place November 6th from 5-6pm. Email Ashley.justiniano@mcaocala.com for more information.

Now-11/28

Seasons of Change
NOMA Ocala, 939 N. Magnolia Ave.
12-6pm Thursday-Saturday

A curated exhibition featuring the works of more than 20 artists in all style and mediums interpreting the theme “Seasons of Change.” Visit nomaocala.com for more information.

Now-1/1

Hinterlands
City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave.
8am-5pm

Artist Megan Welch, a portrait painter and educator who lives in Northeast Florida, has created an exhibition of portraits in oil and graphite that portray the stories of those navigating the temporal nature of life, the unknown and the human condition. Open Monday-Friday. Call (352) 629-8447 for more information.

Now-1/3

The Spaces Between
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
10am-5pm Thursday-Saturday; 12-5pm Sunday

A mixed media exhibition featuring the theatrical landscapes of Christian Duran. Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

Now-1/3

Mid-Century Tourism on the Silver River
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
10am-5pm Thursday-Saturday; 12-5pm Sunday

An exhibition featuring Bruce Mozert’s iconic Silver Springs photographs plus ephemera from Silver Springs and Paradise Park. Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

Now-1/3

The Art of Adventure
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
10am-5pm Thursday-Saturday; 12-5pm Sunday

The serigraphs of 1970s artist Clayton Pond highlighting his “Leisure-time Obsessions Series.” Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.

Now-1/15

Florida: Explored
City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Administration, 828 NE Eighth Ave.
9am-5pm

Ocala artist Dan McCarthy’s exhibition includes pieces created during his exploration of Indian Lake State Forest, a hidden gem in Marion County, capturing the mood and feeling of this wild space. Open Monday-Friday. Call (352) 629-8447 for more information.

11/13-15

Deck the Walls
Gallery B Art Collective, 405 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
10am-5pm Friday; 10am-5pm Saturday; 12-4pm Sunday

Nine local artists offer their unique, contemporary-style art calendars, jewelry, pottery, stationary, mugs and charcuterie boards in a holiday show and sale. Visit gallerybocala.com for more information.

11/13

Coffee with the Conductor
Marion Theatre, 50 S. Magnolia Ave.
10am

Sip coffee with Maestro Matthew Wardell of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra and learn about the composition and upcoming performance of “Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi-The Four Seasons.” Visit reillyartscenter.com for more information.

11/13

Introduction to Oil Painting: Fascinating Frida
NOMA Ocala, 939 N. Magnolia Ave.
6p-9pm

Part I of an introductory class in loose style portraiture with Mel Fiorentino. Part II will be held November 20th. Visit fb.com/nomaocala for more information.

11/14

Two Sketchy Characters
NOMA Ocala, 939 N. Magnolia Ave.

Local artists Jordan Shapot and Justin Alsedek will create live portraits of attendees. Sittings are limited; message Jordan Shapot at fb.com/jshapot for reservations

11/17

Teaching Tuesday: Raised Salt Painting
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.

11/17

Villages Philharmonic Orchestra: Messiah Classical Concert
The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center, 1051 Main St., The Villages
3 & 7pm

Handel’s traditional holiday oratorio featuring four guest soloists. Visit thesharon.com for tickets and more information.

11/17

Spoken Word Ocala
Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St.
7-9pm

All styles welcome, from beat to baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic. Follow Spoken Word Ocala on Facebook for details.

11/19-12/20

A Christmas Carol
Ocala Civic Theatre
2pm & 7:30pm

The timeless holiday story of Scrooge presented in live theater. Performances Thursdays-Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2 and 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. Visit ocalacivictheatre.com for tickets.

11/19-20

Metal Art Jewelry Workshop
Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St.
5-7:30pm

A two-day workshop offering demonstrations or cold-connected jewelry with Denny Machette Pizarro. Explore a variety of methods to join metals, stones and glass to make unique jewelry. Visit fb.com/mcaocala for more information.

Denny Machette Pizarro

11/19

Fall Jazz Night
Sholom Park, 7110 SW 80th Ave.
6pm

Bring your chairs and enjoy a fall evening on the lawn with jazz music by vocalist Miranda Madison. Visit sholompark.org for tickets.

11/19

Beginner’s Sewing Class with Florida Sewcialite
NOMA Ocala, 939 N. Magnolia Ave.
6-8pm

Learn sewing machine basics and learn to create a drawstring bag out of your own upcycled pillowcase, dress or tablecloth. Visit fb.com/nomaocala for more information.

11/19

Artist’s Outlook: Clayton Pond
Virtual
7pm

The Appleton Museum of Art hosts a free online chat with artist Clayton Pond, whose bright and bold serigraphs are on view in “The Art of Adventure” exhibition. appletonmuseum.org

GOVERNMENT

11/16

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.

11/17

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

Call (352) 438-2323 for more information.

11/17

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

Public hearing to consider an application for a commercial collections service franchise for GFL Solid Waste Southeast, LLC. Call Dawn Phelps at (352) 438-2300 for more information.

11/17

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

Call (352) 438-2600 for more information.

11/17

Ocala Community Redevelopment Area Agency Board
Ocala City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave.
4:45pm

Call 629-8401 for more information.

11/17

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

Call (352) 629-8401 for more information. Visit https://zoom.us/j/446885807 to participate online.

11/18

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

Call (352) 671-8560 for more information.

11/19

Marion County Development Review Committee Staff Meeting
Office of the County Engineer Bldg 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.

11/19

Brownfields Advisory Committee
Citizen Service Center, 201 SE 3rd St.
2:30pm

Call Lisa Walsh at (352) 629-8381 for more information.

11/19

West Ocala Community Redevelopment Area Advisory Committee
Citizen Service Center, 201 SE 3rd St.
3pm

Call Gus Gianikas at (352) 629-8311 for more information.

11/19

Marion County Fire Rescue and EMS Advisory Board
MCFR Training Room, 2631 SE Third St.
4pm

Call Pam Doherty at (352) 291-8000 for more information.

11/19

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

Call (352) 489-4280 for more information.

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

11/13

Heather Lynne
Horse & Hounds Restaurant | 6pm

11/13

Jeff Jarrett
Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar | 6-9pm

11/13

Giselle Felice & Erik Abernathy
La Cuisine French Restaurant | 6:30pm

11/13

Stephen Lopez
The Crazy Cucumber Eatery & Bar | 6:30pm

11/13

Fareeza
The Corkscrew | 7pm

11/13

Conrad Marcum
Infinite Ale Works | 7pm

11/13

The Music of Outlaw Country
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm

11/13

Becky Sinn
The Keep Downtown | 7:30-11pm

11/13

Dueling Pianos
The Lodge | 8pm

11/14

Jeff Jarrett
Eaton’s Beach Florisiana Cuisine | 5-9pm

11/14

Mark Raisch
La Cuisine French Restaurant | 6pm

11/14

Good2Go
O’Calahans Pub & Eatery | 6pm

11/14

Lou Katz
Hiatus Brewing Company | 6:30pm

11/14

Chadwick Pierce
The Corkscrew | 7pm

11/14

The Ultimate Kenny Rogers Tribute
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm

11/19

Gilly & the Girl
La Cuisine French Restaurant | 5:30pm

11/19

Orange Blossom Showcase
Orange Blossom Opry | 7pm