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Focus on the Essence

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Tues-Sat; 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm - The photography of Anne Noggle came from a donation to the museum and highlights self-portraits and those of her friends and family. Her photos are […]

Revolutionized Textile & Fiber

Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place 1812 NW 21st Avenue, Ocala

Daily when center is open - Artist Ingrid Humphrey, a native Floridian, has her handmade dolls and tapestries on exhibit, which portray the sisterhood of women of color all over […]

Southeastern Youth Fair

Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 N Jacksonville Rd, Ocala

Hours vary - See farm animals, rodeo competitions, exhibitions and more at this annual youth fair, which helps educate people, especially youth, about agriculture. Free for spectators. Contact for more […]

Aerial Dream Views of Land and Sea

Ocala International Airport 5770 SW 60th Ave., Ocala

Airport hours - Part of the Art in City Spaces program, artist Maggie Weakly shares her ocean-themed collection. Free to the public. Visit

Ocala RV Show

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala

If hitting the road in an RV is on your to-do list, check out the variety of RVs and accessories at this show. Admission is $5. More info at


Blessed Be the Birds

Clerk's Office 110 SE Watula Ave., Ocala

Mon-Fri; 8am-5pm - Part of the Art in City Spaces program, Courtney Kravig-McGuire is a local artist with a special interest in showing the connection between nature and spirituality in […]

Long Legs & Fragility by Cara Van Leuven

City Hall - Ocala 110 SE Watula Ave, Ocala

Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm - Van Leuven paints horses full-time and uses her experience as a carriage driver for inspiration. Free to the public during business hours. For more info, see

Big & Bold

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 12pm-5pm - The museum goes big with large pieces of art in this collection, including historical, modern and contemporary art pieces. Works include a 10’ x 4’ […]

Paper Thin & Shadow Deep

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 12pm-5pm - The artworks from Hiromi Mizugai Moneyhun are three-dimensional cut paper pieces that feel both lighthearted and alive. Moneyhun’s style combines traditional Japanese art forms along […]

Marion County Friday Market

McPherson Governmental Campus Field 601 SE 25th Ave, Ocala

Shop locally fresh fruits and veggies, baked goods, jerky, freeze-dried treats, olive oils, seafood and more; recurs every Friday.

Horsemanship Simplified: Wild Horse Tamings

World Equestrian Center 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala

Mustang taming sessions will show elements of Parelli Natural Horsemanship methods while working with wild horses. Morning and afternoon sessions. Tickets start at $180; see for more info.

All for the Horses Expo

World Equestrian Center 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala

Held in conjunction with the 2023 Winter Spectacular Show Series, vendors from all aspects of the equine industry will show wares. Free for the public. See for more info.

Chess Club at Freedom Library

Freedom Public Library 5870 SW 95th St, Ocala

Meets weekly on Fridays; new members welcome. Please 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

First Friday Art Walk

Downtown Ocala Square 1 SE Broadway St, Ocala

The monthly event features artists, performers and craftspeople, food and snacks, plus live entertainment. Stores are open late for shopping. Free to attend. For more info,

Courtyard Jams

MCA Courtyard 23 W Broadway St., Ocala

Music, dancing, drumming, poetry and limbo. Free to all, Friday nights weekly.

Conrad Marcum

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

Reggie Stacy

Homestead Park 1050 NE 6th Blvd., Williston

The Return of the Global Jazz Collective

Reilly Arts Center 500 NE 9th St., Ocala

This renowned group includes UF Director of Jazz Studies Scott Wilson and the UF Director of Music Business and Entrepreneurship Jose Valentino. The group showcases a combination of jazz, funk […]