Riders of the Wind

Grand Oaks Resort 3000 Marion County Road 32195, Weirsdale, FL, United States

Times vary, see website - Created by a Kazakhstan family with a history in show business, the performances and costumes were inspired by the Genghis Khan era and Russian cavalry. Tickets […]

Wind Down at the Wetland

Ocala Wetland Recharge Park 2105 NW 21st St, Ocala, Florida

Enjoy a summer evening stroll with an educational tour from the city of Ocala’s Water Conservation Coordinator. Free to attend. Call (352) 351-6772 for more info.

Summer Night Lecture Series

Fort King National Historic Landmark 3925 E. Fort King Street, Ocala, FL, United States

Topics cover state and local history and, this week, Florida native and edible plants. Recurs every Thursday night through Aug. 17. Check out ocalafl.gov/recpark for more info.

Sharon Owens: Barbra Streisand Remembered

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

Recreating the look and sound of the iconic Barbra Streisand, this show covers her early ‘60s hits to more recent offerings. Tickets are $29-$34. See csculturalcenter.com for more info.

Kayaks & Koffee

Brick City Adventure Park 1211 SE 22nd Road, Ocala, FL, United States

The county Parks & Recreation team leads a guided paddle down the Chassahowitzka River near Seven Sisters Springs. All equipment, travel, entrance fees and coffee with light refreshments are included. […]

Mark Outland

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

Revolver

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

Forever Everly: The Everly Brothers Rockumentary

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

More than a tribute band, this blend of movie performances and live music covers the Everly Brothers era that also includes music from Paul Simon, The Beatles and more. Tickets […]

KennaDee

Amvets Post 19 13131 E Highway 316, Fort McCoy, Florida

Greg Warren Band

The Town Square OTOW 8413 SW 80th St., Ocala, Florida

Hired Guns

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

Not Fade Away: Rock n’ roll Re-ignited

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

This group of young musicians honors the oldies with classic rock n’ roll from the early days of the genre. Covering Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Ritchie Valens, […]

“The Gap Between Art and Life” Exhibit

CF Webber Gallery 3001 SW College Road, Ocala, Florida

Eight new pieces were selected for this exhibit, with works from four different installation artists from all over the US. An opening reception will be held at 5pm on Aug. […]

Ocala Summer Horse Trials

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala, FL, United States

Three-day eventing competition. Check out flhorsepark.com for more info.

Yoga in the Park

Sholom Park 7110 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL, United States

Free yoga classes at the stage area; recurs every Saturday morning. Visit sholompark.org for details.

Marion County Animal Services Volunteer Info Session

Pet Supermarket 2023 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, Florida

If you’re considering volunteering or adopting a pet, new teammates are welcome to find out more about animal services. Pets will be available for adoption. For more info, animalservices.marionfl.org

Warren McCullough

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

Salsa Night on the Square

Ocala Downtown Square 1 SE Broadway St, Ocala, FL, United States

Slip on your dancing shoes and head to the square for this evening of cha-cha, salsa steps and hot music. Local dance school Baila Caliente puts on this party and […]

Boneyard

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

Medicare Classes

Online Online

The SHINE organization is offering free classes for anyone wanting to learn more about Medicare. These are free and available by computer or phone. For more info, email shine@agingresources.org or […]

“The Gap Between Art and Life” Exhibit

CF Webber Gallery 3001 SW College Road, Ocala, Florida

Eight new pieces were selected for this exhibit, with works from four different installation artists from all over the US. An opening reception will be held at 5pm on Aug. […]

Garden Groupies Lecture

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

Get expert advice from the Marion County Master Gardeners program. This month’s seminar focuses on herb gardening with Sheena Schlegel. There is an onsite café, along with artists’ booths and […]

Belleview Land Development Code Workshop

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

Belleview agendas, minutes and video available at belleviewfl.org/200/Agendas-Minutes

Wildlife Wednesdays

Heritage Nature Conservancy 2005 NE Third St, Ocala, FL, United States

This week’s topic is bugs and spiders. Free to attend. For more info, ocalafl.org/recpark

Cliff Dorsey

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

Medicare Classes

Online Online

The SHINE organization is offering free classes for anyone wanting to learn more about Medicare. These are free and available by computer or phone. For more info, email shine@agingresources.org or […]

Jeff Jarrett

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

KennaDee

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

Ocala August Dressage

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

The elegance of dressage is on display with this summer show with all classes for this show. Food and drink options onsite; some events have a parking fee. See worldequestriancenter.com […]

Senior Learners, Inc. Kick Off Party

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

The local nonprofit organization’s event will include introductions to fall term instructors, full descriptions of class offerings and refreshments. The event can also be viewed on Zoom. To register, email […]

Fall Down Funny Comedy Show

Ocala Shrine Club 4301 SE Maricamp Road, Ocala, Florida

Five comics are ready to tickle your funny bone with Gregory Allison, Tom Craft, David Jo Jolly, Ash Cash and Cody Z scheduled to appear. Tickets are $15 at the […]

Equity and Elle: “Legally Blonde”

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

The Junior League celebrates Women’s Equality Day with a special showing of “Legally Blonde.” Bring a donation of a package of diapers and get a free drink. Pink power suits […]

Clark Barrios Band

The Town Square OTOW 8413 SW 80th St., Ocala, Florida

R-Style

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

Ocala Downtown Farmers Market Special Events

Ocala Downtown Market 310 SE 3rd St, Ocala, FL, United States

Woofstock at the Market is on Sunday, Aug. 27. See facebook.com/ocaladowntownmarket for more info.

Marion County Planning & Zoning Meeting

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

Meets the fourth Monday of the month; agendas, minutes and video available from ocala.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

“The Gap Between Art and Life” Exhibit

CF Webber Gallery 3001 SW College Road, Ocala, Florida

Eight new pieces were selected for this exhibit, with works from four different installation artists from all over the US. An opening reception will be held at 5pm on Aug. […]

Deadline: Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition

The call for entries for the Seventh Biennial Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition is now open. Ten works will be selected for a two-year outdoor exhibition in Tuscawilla Park and Tuscawilla […]

International Overdose Awareness Day

Downtown Ocala Square 1 SE Broadway St, Ocala, FL, United States

The Opioid and Addiction Task Force, Marion County Children’s Alliance, CCASA and Picking Up the Pieces host this event on the square to celebrate the lives of those lost to […]

Strategic Community Alliance Meeting

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

The Strategic Community Alliance is a local nonprofit organization working with community members to develop a strategic plan for the Black community in Marion County. All citizens, regardless of race, […]

Ocala Shrine Rodeo

Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 N Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL, United States

Gates open 5:30 pm; event at 7:30pm - Classic rodeo events include team roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, barrel racing and bronc riding. Concessions are available onsite. This is a fundraiser […]

First Friday Art Walk

Downtown Ocala Square 1 SE Broadway St, Ocala, FL, United States

The season continues with artists, performers and craftspeople. The square’s main stage will host music and there will be other entertainment on city streets. Food and drink will be available […]

Marion County Line

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

Richy Stano and Mindwalk

NOMA Black Box Theatre 500 NE 9th St, Ocala, Florida

This jazz ensemble has opened for renowned artists. Tickets are $25 for general admission. A grazing box from Graze & Prosper is $20 if bought by Aug. 30. A VIP […]

Florida Horse Park Invitational

The Florida High School Athletic Association Cross Country Meet will take place, with more than 1,200 student athletes competing. See flhorsepark.com for more info.