Events

The City of Ocala will host a West Ocala Wellness Community Garden Day Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the community garden located at 2200 W Highway 40, between SW 21st and SW 23rd Avenue.

Community members are encouraged to attend and replant their crops for the spring, or start a new garden plot. Plots are available for $10 per year. The goal of the West Ocala Wellness Community Garden is to educate and provide an opportunity for citizens to plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables for their families.

For more information, or to reserve a plot, please contact the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at 352-368-5540 or follow the West Ocala Wellness Community Garden on www.facebook.com/WOWcommunitygarden/

The City of Ocala will host a silent surplus auction Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the City of Ocala complex located at 2100 NE 30th Ave., near building 300.

OCALA, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The City of Ocala will host a silent surplus auction Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the City of Ocala complex located at 2100 NE 30th Ave., near building 300.

The City will host these auctions regularly on the second Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon at the City of Ocala complex, 2100 NE 30th Ave., near building 300. Items available at this auction may include cell phones, chairs, computers, office furniture, TVs, VCRs, DVD players or other items the City no longer has a use for. Continue reading

These events are not in order of dates. Please scroll through to see all of them. A calendar will be added soon so you can post your own events. Until then, thank you for your patience.

First Christian Church, DOC

1908 E. Ft. King St., Ocala FL

 

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Garage Sale opens at 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Bazaar opens at 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Continue reading

The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, Nov. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m.

OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2017) – The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, Nov. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. and will include the following special performances and activities:

  • 6 to 9 p.m. – Live music by Nina Casteneda on the main event stage located at the Downtown Square near the gazebo
  • 6 p.m. – Live entertainment by Xtraordinary Rising Talent
  • 7 p.m. – Live entertainment by West Port High School’s MCCA Dance Program
  • 8 p.m. – Live entertainment by the Cairo Dancers
  • 6 to 9 p.m. – The Appleton Museum of Art, Painting with a Twist and the Marion County Public Library will provide free, hands-on art activities for all ages.

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The City of Ocala will host a West Ocala Wellness Community Garden Day Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the community garden located at 2200 W Highway 40, between SW 21st and SW 23rd Avenue.

OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2017) – The City of Ocala, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Marion County, Marion County UF/IFAS Extension Service, Marion County Children’s Alliance, Generation Fit, Feed the Need Garden, Inc. and the Heart of Florida Health Center, will host a West Ocala Wellness Community Garden Day Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the community garden located at 2200 W Highway 40, between SW 21st and SW 23rd Avenue. Continue reading

‘An Artist’s Life: Paintings by Robert Stebleton’ will be on display at City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave., beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7.

OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2017) – ‘An Artist’s Life: Paintings by Robert Stebleton’ will be on display at City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave., beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7. This art exhibit is open to the public weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be on display through Wednesday, Jan. 10.

An opening reception for this exhibit will be held Thursday, Nov. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at City Hall. The artist, Robert Stebleton, will be in attendance to engage with guests and provide unique perspectives into his artwork. Light refreshments will be provided. Continue reading

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host a Senior Fishing Derby Monday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Tuscawilla Park located at 800 NE Sanchez Ave.

OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2017) – The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host a Senior Fishing Derby Monday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Tuscawilla Park located at 500 NE Sanchez Ave.

This free catch-and-release event is open to adults ages 50 and older. A limited supply of fishing poles and bait will be available, however, participants are encouraged to bring their own. A complimentary lunch will also be provided. Prizes will be awarded for the smallest fish, biggest fish, the most fish caught and more. Continue reading

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 11 in conjunction with the annual Harvest Fest Music and Food Truck Festival. The skating rink will be located at Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave., and will be open through Sunday, Dec. 31.

OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 23, 2017) – The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 11 in conjunction with the annual Harvest Fest Music and Food Truck Festival. The skating rink will be located at Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave., and will be open through Sunday, Dec. 31.

Admission is $5 per person for a two-hour session. The rink will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m., Fridays from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m. The rink will be closed Mondays and Wednesdays for private rentals and parties. For more information about venue rentals, please contact Bridgett Griffin, Therapeutic Recreation Programs Supervisor, City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department, at bgriffin@ocalafl.org or 352-368-5517. Continue reading

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