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Things To Do Gainesville: U Pick Lane Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze

October 19th, 2016 · No Comments

U Pick Lane Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze

Things To Do Gainesville:  U Pick Lane Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze gives you a fun festival to attend this weekend!

Welcome to our 2016 Fall Festival!  Be ready to have an old fashioned good time!

Corn maze, pumpkin patch, Monsterbine Combine rides, Corn Hole, Pipe Slide, Food & Fun! ~ Take a country ride out to U Pick Lane!

WHEN:  Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 6pm
WHERE:  U Pick Lane
COST: $10

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do

Things To Do Gainesville: Jean Dorney WILDflower Walk

October 12th, 2016 · No Comments

Jean Dorney WILDflower Walk

Things To Do Gainesville:  Jean Dorney WILDflower Walk is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors this weekend!

Enjoy the spectacular Fall wildflower bloom in the piney woods of Morningside Nature Center during a guided walk! The JEAN DORNEY MEMORIAL WILDFLOWER WALKS take place every Saturday in October and start at 9 a.m. at Morningside Nature Center, from the education building.

Wear comfortable walking shoes; bring water and field guides you would like to use. Admission is FREE! These walks are courtesy of a grant from the Friends of Nature Parks in honor of charter member Jean Dorney.

Jean, a Texas native, moved her family to Gainesville in 1972. She quickly became involved with the Alachua Audubon Society and was a founding member of Friends of Nature Parks. Through the years, Jean was an active advocate of adult education programs at the nature parks and participated in many wildflower walks and natural history classes.

WHEN:  Saturday, October 15, 2016 @ 9am-10:30am
WHERE:  Morningside Nature Center

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do

Things To Do Gainesville: The Great Halloween Costume Sale

October 4th, 2016 · No Comments

THE GREAT HALLOWEEN COSTUME SALE

Things To Do Gainesville:  The Great Halloween Costume Sale is a great event this weekend!

Dance Alive and The Next Generation present The BEST EVER Great Halloween Costume Sale. NO PRESALE! Great adult and children’s costumes! Hip-Hop, jazz, ballet, contemporary and tap costumes for girls and boys/men and women – some never been worn that originally cost $65. You can let your imagination go wild! Benefits Dance Alive National Ballet’s educational programming.

WHEN:  Saturday, October 8, 2016 – 9am-2pm
WHERE:  Pofahl Dance Studios
COST: varies

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do

Things To Do Gainesville: Pink Pumpkin Pedal-Off

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments

Pink Pumpkin Pedal-Off

Things To Do Gainesville:  Pink Pumpkin Pedal-Off  is a charity bicycle ride to raise funds to support local research on treatment-resistant breast cancers.

Ride distances are 22, 40, or 62.5 miles and all rides begin and end at the Cancer and Genetics Research Complex at the University of Florida. Register at www.pinkpumpkinpedaloff.org

WHEN:  Saturday, October 1, 2016 @ 8:30am
WHERE:  UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

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Things To Do Gainesville: Gainesville $5 Burrito Week

September 21st, 2016 · No Comments

burrito

Things To Do Gainesville:  Gainesville $5 Burrito Week is officially HERE!

Starting Monday, September 19th, GCM members will be able to enjoy delicious $5 Burrito Deals (Huge Burrito + Drink) at five different participating restaurants, including:
– Moe’s (All Gainesville Locations)
– Las Margaritas
– Blue Agave
– La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant
– Cilantro Tacos

To participate, simply download the FREE Gift Certificates and More app:
– App Store: https://goo.gl/e1EnQr
– Google Play Store: https://goo.gl/NnHO8m

Create a FREE membership, then find the $5 Burrito Deal for you. Show the deal to the waiter/waitress and hit “redeem” to save!

WHEN:  Friday, September 23, 2016
WHERE:  All Over Gainesville
COST: $5

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do

Things To Do Gainesville: “Something New in Orange and Blue” Fashion Show

September 13th, 2016 · No Comments

Something New in Orange and Blue" Fashion Show

Things To Do Gainesville:  “Something New in Orange and Blue” Fashion Show is a great way to contribute to your community!

ElderCare of Alachua County is hosting its sixth annual “Something New in Orange and Blue” fashion show. Proceeds will benefit the organization’s programs and services, including activities for seniors at the Alachua County Senior Recreation Center. Models will don clothes from Belk and Ilene’s For Fashion. Food and drinks will be provided.

ElderCare of Alachua County, a 100 percent grant- and donation-funded program of UF Health Shands, offers services to maximize independence and enrich the quality of life for seniors in Alachua County.

WHEN:  Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 5:30pm-9pm
WHERE:  Alachua Senior Recreation Center
COST:  $25

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do

Things To Do Gainesville: Paint Out

September 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Paint Out

Things To Do Gainesville:  Paint Out gathers local artists to create live paintings at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

The 3 day event is part of the 13th Worldwide Artist Paint Out, linking artists and locations all over the world and promoting art as a universal language that has no borders. The lush settings and vistas of Kanapaha Gardens will offer the artists an abundance of inspiration. The gardens have long been a muse for the local creative community, and hosted in 2002 one of the very first paint outs in Florida. Since then, these events have seen an explosion of popularity and patronage. Come join us! Witness the mysterious creative process as you stroll through the gardens from artist to artist. They will marvel you with their sleight of hand as they magically create masterpieces before your very eyes!

WHEN:  Friday, September 9, 2016
WHERE:  Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
COST:  Regular admission price

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

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Things To Do Gainesville: Stage Kiss: A Romantic Comedy

August 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Stage Kiss: A Romantic Comedy

Things To Do Gainesville:  Stage Kiss: A Romantic Comedy offers you a chance to enjoy a fun evening out!

The Hippodrome Theatre and the University of Florida School of Theatre + Dance announce a co-production of STAGE KISS, a play by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Tim Altmeyer.

STAGE KISS is a wry romantic comedy about two former lovers who find themselves starring in a play together. As they’re required to share the stage, and stage kisses, they have to navigate their feelings for one another, and the line between art and reality starts to blur. Prepare yourself for a frothy farce mixing stage drama and backstage lives into an intoxicating delight!

WHEN:  Friday, September 2, 2016 @ 8pm
WHERE:  The Hippodrome Theatre
COST: $45

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do

Things To Do Gainesville: Free Parent/Child Music Class

August 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

Free Parent/Child Music Class

Things To Do Gainesville: Free Parent/Child Music Class offers free, 45-minute introduction to the Music Together® method of early childhood music education.

Designed for children ages 0 to 5 years, the Music Together program is a great way to teach young children about the joy of making music — not just receiving it. Parents and children play, dance, sing, and get silly together as they explore a diverse world of rhythms and tonalities in a non-performance environment.

WHEN:  Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 @ 10am – 11am
WHERE:  Abundant Grace Community Church
COST:  FREE

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do

Things To Do Gainesville: Thursday Night Poetry Jam

August 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Thursday Night Poetry Jam

Things To Do Gainesville: Thursday Night Poetry Jam offers a chance to appreciate local poetry.

Gainesville’s longest-running open poetry reading, every Thursday night since 1994. All styles of poetry, acoustic music and a cappella singing, spoken word, performance art and more! Bring your friends for a night of artistic expression. Signup starts at 9pm.

WHEN:  Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 8pm-11pm
WHERE:  Civic Media Center
COST:  $3-5 donations appreciated

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Gainesville FL Real Estate Expert Linda Luetjen

Tags: Area Info · North Central Florida Real Estate · Real Estate · Things To Do