Fun things to do this weekend in Ocala/Marion County

Fun things to do this weekend in Ocala/Marion County


Bonkerz Comedy: Brian Bradley, as viewed on “Seinfeld,” Showtime, and a lot additional, with a exclusive guest, will conduct at 8 p.m. Nov. 26-27 at The Lodge, 36 S. Magnolia Ave., Ocala. Go to or connect with (407) 629-2665 for tickets ($12-$15) and information.


“It’s A Excellent Life”: A are living radio participate in tailored from the Christmas movie “It’s a Amazing Life” is onstage via Dec. 19 at the Ocala Civic Theatre, 4337 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Stop by or phone 236-2274 for tickets and information.

Safe eating: 1 shut, 1 failed, 5 were being fantastic in Marion County cafe inspections for Nov. 8-13

Compact Company Saturday in Ocala: ‘Every dollar put in in a little company tends to make a difference’

‘The people’s museum’: Black Record Museum of Marion County is open up again in west Ocala

Ocala Xmas Mild Spectacular: Presented by St. John Lutheran Church and hosted by the Florida Horse Park, all are invited to see north central Florida‘s largest travel-as a result of Xmas light-weight exhibit at the Florida Horse Park. The exhibit runs by Dec. 31. See more than 1 million Christmas lights on display screen, and end the night time in Santa land. Area foods vehicles and pics with Santa, and far more. Prices by carload fluctuate go to for particulars. Enter at 11851 SW 16th Ave., Ocala.

Converging Group & Lifestyle: This art exhibit, focused to the celebration of Afro-American and Latinx artists in the Ocala group, operates by Nov. 27 at the Brick City Heart for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St., Ocala. Stop by or phone 369-1500 for aspects.

Incredible Arthropods: The Discovery Center’s “Astounding Arthropods” is up by Dec. 30 at the middle, 701 NE Sanchez Ave., Ocala. It is open up Tuesdays by Saturdays from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. $8 per man or woman or $28 for a family of 4. The “bug-centric” show gives options for young children to understand about a variety of diverse bugs at hands-on stations. A stay bug zoo is offered for viewing that involves a Malaysian Forest Scorpion, a Goliath Chicken-Consuming Tarantula, millipedes and many a lot more arthropods. Other things to do include things like fossilized arthropods to analyze, an insect creator station, crustacean claw recreation, metamorphosis puzzle sport, butterfly gown up area and a larger sized than daily life beehive. For facts, simply call 401-3900 or check out

“Art Remembers”: This show, by Hospice of Marion County in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, is up as a result of Jan. 10 at the Barbara Gaskin Washington Grownup Exercise Centre, 210 NW 12th Ave., Ocala. Free. Hrs are Monday by means of Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The perform comes from hospice’s bereavement plans for youngsters. Find out more at or the City of Ocala Cultural Arts and Sciences Division: 352-629-8447

Enjoyment at The Bistro: Stay new music with regional artists will be on tap Thursdays-Saturdays at The Bistro, 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale. Take a look at for facts, or get in touch with 750-9500 for reservations.

Alphonse Mucha, “Zodiaque,” 1896, Color lithograph on paper mounted on linen.

Alphonse Mucha, “Zodiaque,” 1896, Colour lithograph on paper mounted on linen.

“Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau”: This exhibit will be on view as a result of Jan. 9 at the Appleton Museum of Artwork, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Chosen from the The Dhawan Collection, Los Angeles, one of the best personal collections of Mucha’s function in the United States, the exhibition presents 75 operates by Mucha, who is most generally remembered for the notable purpose he performed in shaping the aesthetics of French Art Nouveau at the transform of the 20th century. Visit or connect with 291-4455 for details.

“Heart of the Horse: Photographs by Juliet van Otteren:” This exhibit is up by means of April 24 at the Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, and characteristics internationally acclaimed photographer Juliet van Otteren’s black and white equine photographs. Her exceptional style strives to capture the essence of the horse, perhaps even a glimpse of their souls. Information at or contact 291-4455.

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