This Weekend in Gainesville: 7/5/19 – 7/7/19

    It’s the 4th of July! Got a long weekend and wondering what to do? We’ve got you covered. If you attend these events make sure to tag us on Facebook or Instagram @buysellrabell so we can see!

     

    1. Florida Museum hosts free Creative B movie ‘Ever After: A Cinderella Story’

    July 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    The Florida Museum is hosting a screening of “Ever After: A Cinderella Story” on Friday, July 5, at 7 p.m. An opening reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by a panel discussion at 7 p.m. just prior to the movie with scientists, artists and special effects experts exploring the balance between science and art. The museum’s permanent exhibits, except the “Butterfly Rainforest” and “Discovery Zone,” will be open to the public for extended hours until 10 p.m. Released in 1998, the movie is rated PG-13, and parental discretion is advised. For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/creative-b-ever-after or call 352-273-2061.

     

    2.Organic Blueberry Harvest 2019

    July 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

    We delight in sharing the 2019 crop of organic blueberries and with North Florida foodies and invite the community to help with the harvest season at the farm retreat in Alachua.

    Know before you go: https://www.deepspringfarm.com/organic-blueberry-harvest-2019/.

    The harvest experience and Deep Spring recreation is intended for adults and possibly older children.

    Organic produce and U cut flowers also available.

    RSVP required at the website

     

    3.Guided Walk at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

    July 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am. Regular admission price for non-members and members are admitted free of charge.

     

    4.Million Dollar Quartet

    July 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Goodness gracious, great balls of fire! Four legends, one night and a whole lot of rock ‘n’ roll! Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley have one of the greatest jam sessions of all time in the TONY AWARD-WINNING musical “Million Dollar Quartet,” opening at the Hippodrome Theatre Friday, May 31 at 8 p.m.

     

    Tickets on sale now at the Hippodrome Box Office open Tuesday – Sunday from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. at 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville, (352) 375-4477 and https://tickets.thehipp.org/TheatreManager/1/login?event=1854

    MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is on stage with 7 shows a week starting May 31! Tuesdays at 7 p.m. | Wednesdays at 7 p.m. | Thursdays at 7 p.m. | Fridays at 8 p.m. | Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. | Sundays at 2 p.m.

     

    5.Satchmo at the Waldorf

    July 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    A one-man, three-character play in which the same actor portrays Louis Armstrong, the greatest of all jazz trumpeters; Joe Glaser, his white manager; and Miles Davis, who admired Armstrong’s playing but disliked his onstage manner. It takes place in 1971 in a dressing room backstage at the Empire Room of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, where Armstrong performed in public for the last time four months before his death. Reminiscing into a tape recorder about his life and work.

     

    6.Kulaqua’s River Ranch Water Park Community Day

    July 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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

    Admission is $12.50 per person

    Children ages 3 and under are FREE

    Park opens at 10 am and closes at 6 pm

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