A Floral Retrospective by Gregory Dirr

Ocala City Hall 151 SE Osceola Ave, Ocala, FL

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 […]

Julijana Prest Art Exhibit

City Hall - Ocala 110 SE Watula Ave, Ocala, Florida

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm - This Florida-based visual artist’s exhibit “Transitional Moments in Nature’s Landscape” is hosted by the City of Ocala as part of its Art in City Spaces program. For more […]

Colorful Pleasures by Christine Dozier

Ocala International Airport 5770 SW 60th Ave., Ocala, Florida

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 […]

Halloween Films

Ocala's Marion Theatre 50 S Magnolia Ave, Ocala, FL

Showtimes vary, see website - Scary movies all month long. Scheduled are “The Birds,” “The Nightmare before Christmas,” “The Shining” and more. Tickets $5; see mcaocala.org for more info

City of Belleview Site Plan Committee Meeting

City Hall - Belleview 5343 SE Abshier Blvd, Belleview, FL

Meets second and fourth Wednesdays; agendas, minutes and video available at belleviewfl.org/200/Agendas-Minutes

Heather Lynne

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

Builder’s Roundtable

Ocala Golf Club 3130 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL

The City of Ocala hosts this community roundtable for area building professionals to connect with city officials, share feedback and collaborate. Complimentary breakfast served; RSVP to (352) 629-8287 or email […]

Ocala Lions Club

Ocala Golf Club 3130 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL

Meets weekly on Thursdays. Supports vision health and diabetes prevention. More info at www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/ocalafl/

Kiwanis Club of Ocala

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

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

Dr. Gwen Bryan

IHMC Ocala 15 Southeast Osceola Avenue, ocala, FL

Bryan’s work with augmentative exoskeletons will be highlighted in her presentation about “wearable robotic devices aimed at augmenting human performance in clinical, occupational and military applications.” Complimentary reception and free […]

Night of Hope Dinner

The College of Central Florida 3001 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL

Keynote speaker Tahiera Monique Brown will be featured at this dinner honoring the victims and survivors of domestic violence. Survivor testimonies, giveaways, vendors and music combine to support the Marion […]

Donny Sawyer

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

Ocala Elks Lodge No. 286

Lodge - 702 NE 25th Ave. 702 NE 25th Ave., Ocala, Florida

Meets second and fourth Thursdays. Supports summer camps, youth scholarships and veterans. More info at www.elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?LodgeNumber=286

Marion County Friday Market

McPherson Government Campus Field 601 SE 25th Ave, Ocala, FL

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

Phoenix Rising Marion County YouthBuild

CareerSource Center 2703 NE 14th St., Ocala, Florida

Students can receive classroom and hands-on training to help build a Habitat for Humanity home and develop workforce skills. Space is limited; two sessions. Call (352) 291-9550, ext. 1215, to […]

Just Between Friends Kids’ Consignment Sale

Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 N Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL

A huge selection of kids’ clothing, toys, school supplies and more, all at bargain prices. No charge to attend; ticket is good for three days. Presale day is Friday for […]

Courtyard Jams

MCA Courtyard 23 W Broadway St., Ocala, Florida

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

Adam Roundtree

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

Ragin’ Woody

Charlie Horse 2426 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL

Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale

Marion County Extension Office 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL

Free admission. Bring your own wagon. All kinds of plants will be on sale—natives, perennials, fruit trees, herbs, pollinator plants and more. An onsite plant clinic will be open. No […]

Yoga in the Park

Sholom Park 7110 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL

Snake into your cobra pose and get your downward dog going. 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, FL

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, FL

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 […]

Free First Saturday at the Appleton Museum of Art

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL

This month celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with free admission for all to the permanent collection and special exhibits. Take this opportunity to explore this art-filled space, the garden atrium, music, […]

Ocala Home Show

World Equestrian Center 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL

Check out the options for home improvements, indoor, outdoor and more. Cooking seminars all weekend. Parking and attendance are free. Use the State Road 40 entrance. For more info, ocalahomeshow.com

Mark Z

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

Captured: The Ultimate Journey Tribute

Orange Blossom Opry 16439 SE 138th Ter., Weirsdale, Florida

Expect to hear power ballads, Journey’s big hits and stellar guitar solos from this tribute band. Tickets are $33-$46. See obopry.com for more info.

Marion County Development Review Committee

Office of the County Engineer 412 SE 25th Ave, Ocala, Florida

Reviews and votes on waiver requests to the Land Development Code, major site plans and subdivision plans. Meets weekly on Mondays; agendas are usually posted the Friday prior. Agendas, minutes […]

Phoenix Rising Marion County YouthBuild

CareerSource Center 2703 NE 14th St., Ocala, Florida

Students can receive classroom and hands-on training to help build a Habitat for Humanity home and develop workforce skills. Space is limited; two sessions. Call (352) 291-9550, ext. 1215, to […]