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 […]

Paso Fino Horse Association 50th Anniversary Grand National Show

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

Paso Finos are known for their smooth forward gait, quick stepping over sound boards to enhance that staccato effect in shows. Classes include youth and recreational riders and the always […]

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

Marion County Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

McPherson Governmental Campus Auditorium 601 SE 25th Ave., Ocala, FL

Meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month after the morning BOCC meetings. Agendas are usually posted the Thursday prior.

City of Ocala City Council Meeting

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

Meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month; agendas usually posted the Thursday prior.

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.

Spice Things Up

Belleview Public Library 13145 SE County Hwy 484, Ocala, FL

Discover ways to add flourish to your food with tasty seasoning techniques and ideas, how to make meals healthier by skipping the salt, sugar and fat, and how to decipher […]

Courtyard Jams-Miles Davis Music

MCA Courtyard 23 W Broadway St., Ocala, Florida

Hip hop jazz, dancing, drumming and limbo. Friday nights weekly.

Tim McCaig

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

One Flite Up

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

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.

Havanatown “The Lost City” Walking Tour

Marion Cultural Alliance 23 SW Broadway St,, ocala, FL

The lost stories from Ocala’s Havanatown will be retold in this unique walking tour that covers a culture of people and the cigar industry in this area. Enjoy the art […]

4th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair

Countryside Presbyterian Church of Ocala 7768 SW Hwy 200, Ocala, FL

More than 40 vendors are expected, selling handcrafted items, gifts and more goods of all types. Food and drink will be available. Free to attend. Countrysideocala.org for more info.

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 […]

Chili Competition for Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch

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

The event will raise money for the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch and offers a chili competition, live music from Brett Wellman and the Stone Cold Blues Brothers, cash bar and […]

NPD Classic Car Show & Beer Fest

Ocala Downtown Square Ocala Downtown Square, Ocala, FL

Free to spectators. This show that combines more than 100 classic cars on display and a variety of beers from award-winning breweries. Includes a kids’ zone, live music from Jeff […]

September to Remember Arts and Crafts Fair

Tuscawilla Park 825 NE Watula Ave., Ocala, FL

More than 60 vendors are expected, with jewelry, home décor, wood art, face painting, crafts, painting, plants and more. Musician Rob Burgess will play retro tunes. Ice cream, BBQ and […]

Summer Sunset Polo

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala, FL

Free to the public. Tailgate right next to the polo field and enjoy a unique evening out. Saturday evenings through September. For more info, ocalapolo.com

Nathan Cox

Homestead Park 1050 NE 6th Blvd., Williston, Florida

Chris McNeal

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

George Trullinger

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

Comedian, impressionist and musician George Trullinger recreates the Ed Sullivan Show along with a variety of retro impersonations. You might see Buddy Holly, Mick Jagger, the Blues Brothers and more. […]

Side Piece

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

Doug Adams

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

Marion County Development Review Committee

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

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

Dr. Michael A Cadore Sr.

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

Cadore’s inspirational speech will focus on his life motto: “If you don’t serve your community now, don’t expect your community to serve you later.” A former law enforcement officer, NFL […]

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

Coon Hollo Farm Fall Festival

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

The festival includes pony rides, archery, a crop maze, hay fort and farm animals. Tickets are $13. Food and drink available for purchase. For more info, coonhollo.com - Fridays 4pm-7pm; […]

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/

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 […]

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

Wear Your Wings Domestic Violence Walk

The Marion County Children’s Alliance will benefit from this walk to bring awareness to domestic violence survivors. Parking is at the CF campus near Building 4 and walkers will be […]

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.