Memorial Day Weekend in Gainesville

    It’s Memorial Day weekend in Gainesville, and we’ve done our weekly roundup to help you celebrate all weekend long.

     

    1.Free Fridays Concert Series

    May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Bo Diddley Plaza

    The series includes a diverse selection of musical genres, with a mix of returning audience favorites and bands new to the series.

     

    2.Sally B.’s Dashing Revue – Live Music Burlesque

    May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

    High Dive

    Fancy Dress Encouraged!

    Tickets available online, Hear Again Records ($1 FEE), & at the High Dive Box Office (NO FEES!).

    $15 Adv, $20 Doors

    This one of a kind show features dazzling burlesque performances by local and touring artists with live music by local jazz sensation Swing Theory.

     

    3.Meet @ the Cade Inventor Series: UF Linguistics

    May 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Meet the UF Department of Linguistics @ the Cade Saturday, May 25th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and learn all about language!

     

    4.Dudley Farm Historic Park Tour

    May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

    Join us and discover an authentic working farm owned by the Dudleys from post Civil War to mid-1940s. Follow a park staff or docent in period clothing as they talk about the homestead consisting of eighteen restored buildings, farm animals, gardens and local history.

     

    5.James Bond Movie Trivia

    May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Blackadder Brewing Company

    James Bond fans, this one’s for you! Sixty questions all related to the Bond films! Themed prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners! Food truck Bubba Luigi’s Roadtrip!

     

    6.Cocktails & Classics: North By Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock

    May 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Our May installment of Cocktails & Classics in brought to you by Alfred Hitchcock because we are showing North By Northwest! There will be a reception at 7 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, and the price of a ticket will also include one of our custom made cocktails!

     

    7.Free admission to veterans May 27!

    May 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

    The Florida Museum of Natural History

    The Florida Museum of Natural History is offering free admission to the “Butterfly Rainforest” and “CROCS” exhibits for veterans on Memorial Day. Valid forms of identification include a military ID, DD Form 214, VA card or driver’s license.

     

    8.Kulaqua’s River Ranch Water Park Community Day

    May 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

    Kulaqua’s River Ranch is open to the public on select days over the summer!

     

    9.Tango Dance Class

    May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Rena’s Ballroom

    This all-levels course will focus on the foundations of social tango including embrace, connection, and walking.

     

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