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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Summer Spotlight XXV: Town and Country

CF Webber Gallery 3001 SW College Road, Ocala, Florida

Mon-Fri 10am-4pm - This special collection, by the Visual Artists Society, is part of its Summer Spotlight series that displays local artists’ works in a variety of mediums. Experience the […]

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.

Lil’ Leaf Series: Activate and Motivate

Sholom Park 7110 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL

Getting outdoors with children helps them learn to use their senses, and enhances their motor skills with activity. Coaches Cammy Dennis and Jessica Pinkowski will get the kids (ages 4-12) […]

Big Rascal

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Michelle Ingrham

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

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

Mounted Drill Team Competition

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala, FL

Drill teams are a group choreographed event where horses and riders run specific patterns as a group. Every step counts! Also, check out the vendors, food trucks and enjoy a […]

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.

Conrad Marcum

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

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

Ty Herndon

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

This Grammy-nominated country artist has hits like “What Mattered Most’ and “Hands of a Working Man.” With 20 years of hits to choose from, see him live. Tickets are $25-$40. […]

REL

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Queen Flash: The Premiere Tribute to Queen

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

Freddie Mercury comes to life again in this captivating tribute band playing Queen’s best music— anthems that made them rock royalty in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Tickets start at $28. […]

Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series

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

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 […]

Food Truck Friday with Clark Barrios Band

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

Food and fun; OTOW does their monthly party. Free and open to the public. Visit circlesquarecommons.com for details.

Jumpin’ June Swing Dance Social

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

Becky Sinn and Swing Theory will sweep you back to the 1940s when swing dancers cut the rug and big bands ruled the stage. Dance lessons offered so you can […]

Florida Summer Horse Trials

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala, FL

This eventing series showcases dressage, cross country and show jumping competitions. Check out the vendors and food trucks. For more info, flhorsepark.com

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 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 […]

Free First Saturday at the Appleton Museum of Art

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

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 […]

Recovery on the Square- Break the Stigma

Ocala Downtown Square Ocala Downtown Square, Ocala, FL

To recognize people in recovery and to help break its stigma, Zero Hour Life Center is sponsoring this event that includes guest speaker Jennifer Webb, former member of the Florida […]

Summer Sunset Polo

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala, FL

Once the sun goes down, the breeze kicks in. Free to the public, tailgate right next to the polo field and enjoy a unique evening out. Saturday evenings through September. […]

Ecliff Farrar

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

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

Good 2 Go

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Get the Funk

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

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

Ocala Cars & Coffee

War Horse Harley-Davidson 5331 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL

See hundreds of show cars, drink coffee, peruse auto-related vendors, enjoy kids’ activities and more. Cars on display from the 1940s to today’s hottest racers.  Recurs the first Sunday of […]

Doug Adams

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Ocala Breeders Sales Horse Auction

OBS 1701 SW 60th Ave, Ocala, Florida

10am - This is the classic, indoor horse sale where millions of dollars’ worth of equines can change hands. Locals and big name horse players come to Ocala to buy […]

Dave & Vicky

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.

Plant Appreciation Class

The Peacock Cottage 3243 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, Florida

Learn about interesting plant books, get care tips and have a Q&A with a plant expert. This one-hour class features local plant store owner Frank Perdomo. $15; includes a free […]

Tim McCaig

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.

Austin Stanley

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

Live music. Also, karaoke Wed.-Sat.