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A Floral Retrospective by Gregory Dirr

Ocala City Hall 151 SE Osceola Ave, Ocala

Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm - Boca Raton artist Gregory Dirr emphasizes environmental conservation in his interdisciplinary artworks. Using paint, multi-media resources, fabric and glass, Dirr’s works is a response to the world […]

Colorful Pleasures by Christine Dozier

Ocala International Airport 5770 SW 60th Ave., Ocala

Hours vary per airport operations - Ocala resident Dozier exhibits a variety of work including landscapes, abstracts, still life and animal portraits. She works in oils and acrylics and studied […]

Coon Hollo Farm Fall Festival

Coon hollo Farm 22480 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy

The festival includes pony rides, archery, a crop maze, hay fort and farm animals. Tickets are $13. Food and drink available for purchase. For more info, coonhollo.com - Fridays 4pm-7pm; […]

Annie’s Project Local Farm Course

UF/IFAS Extenstion Marion County Nursery 2232 NW Jacksonville Road, Ocala

These classes will help women learn about farm operations, start-up agriculture and features experts in the field. Classes are $75 and include class materials and a light supper. For more […]

“Dracula: Live and Undead on Stage”

Ocala Civic Theatre 4337 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Showtimes vary, see website - The classic horror story is retold live on stage this month for thrills and chills. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for ages 18 and […]

Ocala Food and Wine Festival

World Equestrian Center - Expo Center 1 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala

Hours vary - The second annual Ocala Food & Wine Festival will offer celebrity chefs, cooking demos, drink masters and music by Locash, Martin and Kelly and the Breezeway Band. Tasting […]

Ocklawaha River Raid/Civil War Re-enactment

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala

With cannons, guns, authentic military uniforms and horse-drawn wagons, this event recreates the battle between Union soldiers and the 2nd Battalion that took place at the Marshall Plantation in east […]

Ongoing

BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

This zippy exhibition shows off the whimsical and fun artwork made of inflatables. Eight internationally renowned artists have work on display. For more info, appletonmuseum.org

First Saturdays Market in the Park

Ernie Mills Park Bostick St, Dunnellon

A variety of vendors set up booths at the park and many Dunnellon stores offer Saturday Specials.

McIntosh 1890s Festival

McIntosh Town Streets McIntosh

Step into the charm of yesteryear and enjoy the annual McIntosh 1890s festival. This year, nearly 300 vendors are expected, along with free music all day and a variety of […]

Prostate Cancer ABCs: A Conference for Patients & Caregivers

Brownwood Hotel & Spa 3003 Brownwood Blvd., The Villages

This free conference for those dealing with prostate cancer will offer 16 sessions such as Newly Diagnosed, Radiation Panel Discussion, Family Genetics and more. Expert speakers from Duke University, Florida […]

Yoga in the Park

Sholom Park 7110 SW 80th Ave, Ocala

Stretch out by the Sholom Park stage; recurs every Saturday morning. Visit sholompark.org for details.

Ocala Farmers Market

Ocala Downtown Market 310 SE 3rd St, Ocala

A variety of vendors offer local fruits and vegetables, meats and seafood, fresh pasta, honey, jewelry, baked goodies, and arts and crafts. Check out some local food trucks and the […]

Farmers Swap Meet

Rural King 2999 NW 10th St, Ocala

A true farmers swap meet where chickens, ducks, quail, goats, turkeys, rabbits and sometimes even ponies are available along with horse tack, home-grown plants, produce and hand-crafted items. Booth types […]

Veterans Benefits Education Series

Reddick Public Library 15150 NW Gainesville Rd, Reddick

The Marion County Veterans Services team offers these free briefings about the benefits available to area veterans. Bring your questions and enjoy coffee and an information session.

Inaugural “Soggy Doggy” Swim

Jervy Gantt Park Pool 2200 SE 36th Ave., Ocala

It’s splash time with the pool opening up for its first ever doggy swim. The concession stands will be open and humans can supervise but not swim. Dogs 21 inches […]

Marion County Chili Cook-Off & Car Show

Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 N Jacksonville Rd, Ocala

The 41st annual event, which benefits The Cornerstone School, includes the cook-off and features food, craft beers, vendor booths, live music, a kids’ zone, car show and more. Sample chili […]

Free First Saturday at the Appleton Museum of Art

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Free admission for all to the permanent collection and special exhibits. Take this opportunity to explore this art-filled space, the garden atrium, plus Big Lee’s BBQ food truck is onsite […]

Mark Z

The Yellow Pony at The World Equestrian Center 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala

Torn

Charlie Horse 2426 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala