A Strange and Picturesque Country: Etchings by Earl H. Reed

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

Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm Prints from the permanent collection by Earl Howell Reed. Although a largely self-taught artist, Reed’s work can be viewed in the collections of the National Gallery […]

Horsin’ Around at the Discovery Center

Discovery Center 701 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL

Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm - The Discovery Center, Ocala’s hands-on children’s museum, hands it over to the horsey set with an opportunity to explore the world of horses. Kids can figure how […]

Horsemanship by Walter Israel

Ocala Recreation and Parks 828 NE 8th Ave, Ocala, FL

Longtime horseman and artist Walter Israel exhibits his charcoal portraits of horses and their people. He uses light and dark to complement and express his passion for animals. Free to […]

Beauty and the Beast

Ocala Civic Theatre 4337 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL

This classic fairy tale comes to live as Belle enchants her Beast, and love prevails. The live onstage version of the beloved Disney movie will feature all of the songs […]

Blues Jam

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Cliff Dorsey

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

The Motors

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Noah Hunton

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

Florida Cutting Horse Association Show

See some of Florida’s top cutting horses put their hooves down and run cattle. Held under the covered arena. The event includes vendors and food trucks. For more info, floridacuttinghorseassociation.com […]

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.

Leaf Series: Mindful Music

Sholom Park 7110 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL

Mellow out with this unique experience in the peaceful setting of Sholom Park. Kellyan Binkowski is a musician, Reiki practitioner, mediation and mindfulness teacher who uses music, sound and vibration […]

Justin Lee Partin

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

Humans in Disguise

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series

Webb Field at Martin Luther King Recreation Complex 1501 W Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL

Free music concerts sponsored by the City of Ocala and the Marion Cultural Alliance. A variety of music genres will get your toes tapping, your feet dancing and your heart […]

Joe’s Garage

The Town Square at Circle Square Commons 8405 SW 8th St, Ocala, FL

Free and open to the public. Visit circlesquarecommons.com for details.

Yoga in the Park

Sholom Park 7110 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL

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

Ocala Downtown Market

310 SE Third St 310 SE Third St, Ocala, FL

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

Sunflower Festival

Coon hollo Farm 22480 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, FL

Head out to the farm and enjoy Coon Hollo’s Sunflower Festival. Take a hayride to feed the cows, browse through Nana’s Country Store for goodies and farm fresh delights. Vendor […]

Zechariah: The Lord Remembers Ballet Performance

Reilly Arts Center 500 NE 9th St., Ocala, FL

2pm & 7pm - The Dance Divine School of Ballet’s presents their student recital, Zechariah: The Lord Remembers. The annual performance showcases the school’s Christian-based purpose.  Admission is free and seating will be available on […]

Festival Latino

Citizens' CIrcle 151 SE Osceola Ave, Ocala, FL

This multi-cultural family event is a free festival that celebrates Latin culture, food, music and more. Entertainers, crafts, vendors and live music. For more info, check out Eventbrite.com/e/festival-latino-downtown-ocala-tickets-238777539047

Rocking the Square

Ocala Downtown Square Ocala Downtown Square, Ocala, FL

A different kind of rock group rocks the square by placing custom painted rocks all around the area and letting people find and enjoy their unique work. Ocala Rock Art […]

Sandra & Alex Lekid

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

REL

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Moccasin Slough

The Town Square at Circle Square Commons 8405 SW 8th St, Ocala, FL

Free and open to the public. Visit circlesquarecommons.com for details.

Opera Tampa

Circle Square Cultural Center 8395 SW 80th St., Ocala, FL

The resident company at the Straz Center for Performing Arts in Tampa, this group of talented singers will perform a selection of arias from many of your favorite operas along […]

Doug Adams

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Master Gardener Presentation: Let’s Talk Bugs

Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop 20799 Walnut St, Dunnellon, Florida

Master Gardener and garden expert Linda Johnson talks about bugs. Learn to recognize the good from the bad and how to make your garden and environment friendly to the right […]

Student and Emerging Artist Competition Gallery Reception

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

The City of Ocala is offering a reception for the “Spectrum of Creativity” Emerging Artist Competition, and the gallery will display the artists’ works for perusal. Live music provided by […]

Paso Fino Extravaganza International

Paso Finos are elegant, high-stepping horses with a unique gait that entertains all. Classes include youth, trail, costume and even trot/gallop classes. Free and open to the public. WEC also […]

UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC Grand Opening

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

The ribbon cutting for the new 40,000-square-foot animal hospital takes place. The latest and greatest for horses, dogs and cats, UF invites you to walk through this state-of-the-science facility. See […]

Houston Keen

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

Farmers Market

The Town Square at Circle Square Commons 8405 SW 8th St, Ocala, FL

Large selection of fresh seasonal produce from local growers as well as baked goods, plants, handmade soaps and more; recurs every Thursday. Visit circlesquarecommons.com for more info.

Centerlane

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

TJ Brown

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

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.

Retro Express

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

Sidepiece

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Greg Warren Band

The Town Square at Circle Square Commons 8405 SW 8th St, Ocala, FL

Free and open to the public. Visit circlesquarecommons.com for details.

Replant day at West Ocala Wellness Community Garden

2200 W Highway 40 2200 W Highway 40, Ocala, Florida

Planting season is on! Now is the time to freshen up vegetable beds, do some weeding, solarize garden beds and prep your plot for cool season plants to come. This […]

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 Downtown Market

310 SE Third St 310 SE Third St, Ocala, FL

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

Farmers Swap Meet

Rural King 2999 NW 10th St, Ocala, FL

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

Grass Campers

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

Dinner, drinks and entertainment. For details, visit worldequestriancenter.com

West 27

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Doug Adams

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.