Florida Museum of Natural History Spiders Alive! Exhibit Opening Day

Take an eight-legged walk on the wild side with Spiders Alive! This exciting exhibit dives into the world of spiders, scorpions and their relatives with more than a dozen LIVE species from around the world on display. Discover the unique traits and characteristics of this diverse group of animals at this interactive, family-friendly experience!

Location: Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville FL 32611

Time: Saturday January 28, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Cost: $8 adults | $7.50 FL residents, seniors and non-UF college students | $5.50 ages 3-17 | Free to UF students & museum members

Photo by Егор Камелев on Unsplash

Movie Night at Amber Brooke Farms (Formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

We welcome our community to join us for our very first ‘Movie Night’ experience at the farm. Start your afternoon with outdoor activities and a blueberry popsicle. Then enjoy some tasty food and drinks available prior to the movie starting. At 6:45 PM hang on tight as you are transported to the city of Zootopia; a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. This adventure is full of action, heart and plenty of laughter for the whole family. The farm opens at 5pm and guests will have access to a variety of activities prior to the movie starting. You must purchase your movie tickets in advance, so be sure to do that here!

Location: Amber Brooke Farms 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston FL 32696

Time: Saturday January 28, 5:00 PM

Cost: Tickets: $14.95

Zootopia Movie Night | Amber Brooke Farms 

Michaels Sunday Makebreak: Watercolor Cards

Join us in-store to create a free craft! You will be making a watercolor card that is perfect for any of your loved ones this Valentine’s Day!

Location: Michaels 3644 SW Archer Rd Gainesville FL 32608

Time: Sunday January 29, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cost: Free

Michaels Sunday Makebreak | Valentine's Day Watercolor Cards

Early Dismissal Wednesday Crafternoons at Pinspiration

Looking for something to do on the Wednesday early dismissal days? We have your answer! Get your craft on with our weekly Crafternoons. Kids in kindergarten and up will explore their creativity as they are introduced to a variety of art, crafts, and materials. Each week we will try something new, from drawing, painting, crafting and woodworking to mixed media. We offer a fun and supportive environment to help grow your child’s creativity and have fun with art. There’s no wrong way to do art, after all! All materials are included. Pre-registration required so we can have all materials prepared on arrival, so book your ticket now

Location: Pinspiration Gainesville 1132 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville FL 32606

Time: Wednesday February 1, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cost: $35/child

Cirque Italia Water Circus Gold Unit

Arriving soon! Cirque Italia has a brand new 2023 Gold Unit Show. Our performers can’t wait to take you back in time. Are you ready for the magical water circus? Join us to dance, laugh, and be in awe of our unmatched acrobatics.

Cirque Italia presents “Aquatic Spectacular.” The name reflects a unique attribute under the tent, as the show features a custom designed water stage that travels from city to city. The stage holds 35,000 gallons of water that performers dazzle over while thrilling the audience with every move. With this “unique feature” under the tent, guests will be surprised, for it’s a show of its own! Secure your ticket here

Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala FL 34470

Time: Friday February 3, 7:30 PM

Cost: $10-$50 (Parking is $5 cash paid at the venue)

Cirque Italia Water Circus Gold Unit