Ta-RUN-tula 5K with the Florida Museum of Natural History
Celebrate spiders! Our seventh annual run is the Ta-RUN-tula 5K to get all of your legs moving and invite you to our new special exhibit, Spiders Alive! The race will be a combination of nature trails and quiet roads here on UF campus.
This is a fun run, so go at your own pace. We won’t be recording times or giving placement prizes.
Not in Gainesville? We have a virtual option for people who want to take part remotely! Everyone who participates, in-person or virtually, will receive a shirt and medal. In-person runners can also use their medals to receive free entry to Spiders Alive! on race day.
Location: Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
Time: Saturday, March 4, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: $30 For registrants after February 3, 2023 | $30 participating virtually
Charlie’s Snow Shack: Free Shave Ice Day
You all know what time it is! Our annual Free Shave Ice day is coming up soon, and we have so many fun things planned! Please mark your calendars for March 4, 2023! Stay tuned for more information, and spread the word to everyone you know!
Location: Charlie’s Snow Shack 14 NW 7th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
Time: Saturday, March 4, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary March Farmers Moo-ket
Join us for our March Farmers Moo-ket! Elder and Wally will be there ready to meet everyone. We will have pig tours from 12-3:30 pm (just make sure you wear closed-toe shoes to enter the pasture to get your muddy kisses). There will also be free “cookie” stations for feeding the cows. All food and products sold are 100% plant based.
Due to connectivity issues of some vendors, it is highly suggested that you bring CASH.
Location: Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary 12626 NW Co Rd 231, Gainesville, FL 32609
Time: Sunday, March 5, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: Free admission
Nothing Bundt Cakes 111 years of OREO®! Limited FREE Bundtlets!
FREE BUNDTLET COMING SOON! Nothing Bundt Cakes are celebrating 111 years of OREO® on March 6 by giving away OREO® Cookies & Cream Bundtlets to the first 111 guests at the Butler Plaza store starting at 1:11 pm!
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To receive a free OREO® Cookies & Cream Bundtlet, you must be one of the first 111 guests at the Butler Plaza Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery starting at 1:11 pm. Limit one (1) Bundtlet per guest, while promotional supplies last. Must claim in person. Under 18 need parent or guardian present. Offer not valid online or over phone. No product or flavor substitutions.
Naturally and artificially flavored. OREO and the OREO Wafer Design are trademarks of Mondelēz International group, used under license.
Location: Nothing Bundt Cakes 3228 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
Time: Monday, March 6, 1:11 PM
Big Top Brewing Company Harry Potter Trivia
Big Top Brewing is bringing you an all new Harry Potter trivia series brought to you by the Qwizards! Each month, fans will be quizzed on one book from the Harry Potter series with content split by difficulty level – OWL and NEWT. This month, “Goblet of Fire” is the featured book! Be sure to arrive for check in between 6:30pm and 7pm as the game begins promptly at 7pm! Pre-registration is required, so be sure to get your tickets here.
Location: Big Top Brewing Company 201 SE 2nd Ave #101, Gainesville, FL 32601
Time: Thursday March 9, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: Single Event-$8 per player, Annual Pass-$90 per player