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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 […]

A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family’s Holiday Exhibition

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm - The Urban family’s premiere collection of Christmas decorations includes beautiful trees, the popular miniature Dickens Village, plus nutcrackers, handmade caroler dolls and Santa dolls. A […]

Looking on the Brighter Side by Jennifer Weigel

Ocala Recreation and Parks 828 NE 8th Ave, Ocala

Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm - Weigel’s multi-media artwork includes drawings, fibers, installation, paint, video and more to explore themes of beauty, identity and memory. For more info, ocalafl.org/artincityspaces

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

Christmas Light Spectacular

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala

This is a drive-thru show. Ticket prices are per carload and also include kids’ activities, live music, train ride, slides and inflatables and a visit with Santa. Food trucks will […]

HITS Ocala Holiday Premiere Horse Show

HITS Post Time Farm 13710 US Highway 27, Ocala

A hunter-jumper show culminates in a Grand Prix on Sunday with a $25,000 grand prize. Classes for youth riders, re-trained thoroughbreds, adult amateur riders and more. See hitsshows.com/Ocala for more […]

Winter Wonderland

World Equestrian Center 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala

Thursday through Sunday nights at the Grand Plaza. Holiday décor, carolers, balloon artists, face painting, live entertainment and the chance to meet Santa. Note: this is a paid parking event […]

Chess Club at Freedom Library

Freedom Public Library 5870 SW 95th St, Ocala

Meets weekly on Fridays; new members welcome. Bring your own chess set. For more info, Walt Lamp at (352) 854-9378.

Kiwanis Club of Ocala

Knights of Columbus Building at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church 1510 SE 3rd Ave., Ocala

Meets weekly on Fridays. Supports Camp Kiwanis, children’s literacy and Habitat for Humanity. More info at ocalakiwanis.org/

Light Up Marion Oaks

Marion Oaks Community Center 294 Marion Oaks Ln, ocala

Santa & Mrs. Claus will be turning on the Marion Oaks Community Center Complex holiday lights at 7 p.m. Music, snowflakes, food trucks and more. For more info, FB.com/events/marion-oaks-community-center-mstu/light-up-marion-oaks/972331169976606/

Parents Night Out

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church 3453 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala

Activities for the kids so parents can get a break (or start holiday shopping) takes place with dinner, movies, games, crafts and more. $10 for first child; $15 for two; […]

First Friday Art Walk

Ocala Downtown Square Ocala Downtown Square, Ocala

The monthly Art Walk features art displays, food and snacks, plus live entertainment from local musicians and entertainers. Stores are open late for shopping. Free to all. For more info, […]

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Symphony Under the Lights

Reilly Arts Center 500 NE 9th St., Ocala

The Ocala Symphony Orchestra and Ocala Youth Symphony perform holiday classics. Bring your own chairs or blankets, snacks and hot beverages. Free to attend. More info at reillyartscenter.com