Events Calendar

Sep
18
Tue
2018
Get in the Game at the Discovery Center @ Discovery Center
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

OCALA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Get in the Game, will open to the public Saturday, Aug. 11 and will be on display through Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

Get in the Game is an interactive exhibit, educating guests on the science behind their favorite childhood games. This exhibit will feature larger than life games like Battleship, giant Tinker Toy blocks, Candy Land and even a seven-foot long Lite Brite.

A special grand opening event will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature face painting, demonstrations by the Ocala Soap Box Derby, refreshments and more. Admission to this event is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

For more information, please call 352-401-3900 or visit www.mydiscoverycenter.org.

Sep
19
Wed
2018
Get in the Game at the Discovery Center @ Discovery Center
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

OCALA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Get in the Game, will open to the public Saturday, Aug. 11 and will be on display through Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

Get in the Game is an interactive exhibit, educating guests on the science behind their favorite childhood games. This exhibit will feature larger than life games like Battleship, giant Tinker Toy blocks, Candy Land and even a seven-foot long Lite Brite.

A special grand opening event will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature face painting, demonstrations by the Ocala Soap Box Derby, refreshments and more. Admission to this event is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

For more information, please call 352-401-3900 or visit www.mydiscoverycenter.org.

Line Dancing at the Forest Community Center @ Forest Community Center at Sandhill Park
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Word Weavers Writing Group at Crones’ Cradle Conserve
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm

Word Weavers Writing Group

First and Third Wednesdays of each month

6 p.m. Pot Luck Supper and then discussion

 

Word Weavers, a women’s writing group meets the First and Third Wednesday of each month at Crones’ Cradle Conserve. The group meets at 6 p.m. starting with a pot luck supper followed by discussion, writing, reading, and sharing.  All those that are interested are welcome from the beginner to the experienced writer.  Call 352-595-3377 for more information.

 

Crones’ Cradle Conserve, a not for profit foundation, located 6.4 miles east of Citra on CR 318 or 6 miles west of the CR315/318 caution light  near Orange Springs at 6411 NE 217th PL, Citra, FL.    Farm visits are free to the public, except during special farm events. Please no pets or tobacco.   Plants, fresh produce, value added farm products, books, farm and fine crafts are available for purchase daily at the Farm Store. Only cash or first party checks accepted.  For more information please call 352-595-3377 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily or visit www.cronescradleconserve.org or www.facebook.com/pages/Crones-Cradle-Conserve-Foundation

 

Sep
20
Thu
2018
Get in the Game at the Discovery Center @ Discovery Center
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

OCALA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Get in the Game, will open to the public Saturday, Aug. 11 and will be on display through Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

Get in the Game is an interactive exhibit, educating guests on the science behind their favorite childhood games. This exhibit will feature larger than life games like Battleship, giant Tinker Toy blocks, Candy Land and even a seven-foot long Lite Brite.

A special grand opening event will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature face painting, demonstrations by the Ocala Soap Box Derby, refreshments and more. Admission to this event is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

For more information, please call 352-401-3900 or visit www.mydiscoverycenter.org.

11th Annual Applaud the Arts at the Reilly Arts Center @ Reilly Arts Center
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

JOIN US FOR THE 11TH ANNUAL

APPLAUD THE ARTS!

TICKETS $45 ($35 MCA MEMBERS)

 

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY AND SUPPORT THE ARTS!

 

TAPAS AND LIBATIONS RECEPTION

LIVE PERFORANCES

ARTS AND CULTURAL AWARDS

 

Ocala is rich with many artists and robust arts organizations, collectively they put on the greatest show. Join us as many of these artists and organizations come together to perform under this year’s theme “The Greatest Show.” The 11th annual Applaud the Arts event begins with a fabulous Tapas and Libations Reception at the Discovery Center then moves to the Reilly Arts Center where MCA will recognize some of the key players adding to the collective growth of our arts community and look ahead to some of the exciting new art projects MCA is supporting through issuance of $25,000 in grants. 

 

 

MCA is again partnering with the City of Ocala’s Discovery Center to present our annual signature event, Applaud the Arts! Guests will begin their evening on the second floor of the Discovery Center with tapas from our area’s top chefs and libations all situated among a phenomenal, interactive science exhibit!  Get in the Game is an interactive exhibit, educating guests on the science behind their favorite childhood games. This exhibit will feature larger than life games like Battleship, giant Tinker Toy blocks, Candy Land and even a seven-foot long Lite Brite.

 

Guests will then move to the Reilly Arts Center.  Now in its 11th year, Applaud the Arts is a fast paced and entertaining event featuring live performances.  Highlights include MCA Arts Awards, and the presentation of the 2018-19 MCA Cultural Awards.

 

Nominations for MCA’s Art Awards are accepted through August 24, 2018. Self nominations are welcome. Click Here For Nomination Form

 

Applaud the Arts is PRESENTED BY Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute and Urology Institute of Central Florida.

PLATINUM: The David & Lisa Midgett Foundation

GOLD: Duke Energy, Angie Lewis-State Farm, HDG Hotels, Fakhoury Medical & Chiropractic Center

SILVER: Cox Communications, SecureBuilt, LLC, Collier, Jernigan, Goedert, P.A., College of Central Florida, Princpal Phillip J. Olstein, CLU, ChFC, Journeyman Stud, TD Bank

BRONZE: Circle Square Cultural Center, Drs. Felipi and Betty Ann Korzenny/Olivia Joy David

FRIEND: Friend of Hospice of Marion County

 

For more information or to sponsor the event contact Jaye Baillie, MCA Executive Director, 352.369.1500 or jaye.baillie@mcaocala.com.

Sep
21
Fri
2018
Get in the Game at the Discovery Center @ Discovery Center
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

OCALA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Get in the Game, will open to the public Saturday, Aug. 11 and will be on display through Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

Get in the Game is an interactive exhibit, educating guests on the science behind their favorite childhood games. This exhibit will feature larger than life games like Battleship, giant Tinker Toy blocks, Candy Land and even a seven-foot long Lite Brite.

A special grand opening event will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature face painting, demonstrations by the Ocala Soap Box Derby, refreshments and more. Admission to this event is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

For more information, please call 352-401-3900 or visit www.mydiscoverycenter.org.

After Dark in the Park Movie Series ~ Remember the Titans” @ Martin Luther King Recreaion Complex
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Popcorn and drinks available for a small fee.  Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets!  For additional information, please contact the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department, Recreation Division at 352.368.5540.  Have a great time!

 

Sep
22
Sat
2018
Farmstead Weekend at Crones’ Cradle Conserve
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

For more information contact Jeri Baldwin

352-595-3377 (10am-3pm)

 

Farmstead Weekend is a Farmers’ Market held every Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Crones’ Cradle Conserve.    Come visit and tour a working vegetable and herb farm.  Learn about naturally and carefully grown foods which nourishes and energizes you and your family.  The farm store carries fresh picked vegetables, jams, jellies, honey, pickles and other items grown and prepared on the farm.

Crones’ Cradle Conserve, a not for profit foundation, located 6.4 miles east of Citra on CR 318 or 6 miles west of the CR315/318 caution light  near Orange Springs at 6411 NE 217th PL, Citra, FL.    Farm visits are free to the public, except during special farm events. Please no pets or tobacco.   Plants, fresh produce, value added farm products, books, farm and fine crafts are available for purchase daily at the Farm Store. Only cash or first party checks accepted.  For more information please call 352-595-3377 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily or visit www.cronescradleconserve.org or www.facebook.com/pages/Crones-Cradle-Conserve-Foundation

 

Get in the Game at the Discovery Center @ Discovery Center
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

OCALA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Get in the Game, will open to the public Saturday, Aug. 11 and will be on display through Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

Get in the Game is an interactive exhibit, educating guests on the science behind their favorite childhood games. This exhibit will feature larger than life games like Battleship, giant Tinker Toy blocks, Candy Land and even a seven-foot long Lite Brite.

A special grand opening event will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature face painting, demonstrations by the Ocala Soap Box Derby, refreshments and more. Admission to this event is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

For more information, please call 352-401-3900 or visit www.mydiscoverycenter.org.

Ocala Downtown Market @ Ocala Downtown Market
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Ocala Downtown Market (ODM) is the place where a diverse array of farmers, artisans, craftspeople, and food trucks come together to sell their products to customers from Ocala, Marion County, and beyond. A true destination location, ODM is set just blocks off of the Ocala Downtown Square, in a beautiful open-air Market Pavilion. Besides permanent roof cover, the facility also includes large overhead fans, restrooms, a nearby ATM, and water fountains.

Vendors have a variety of booth choices to choose from, including both indoor and outdoor, booths with water and/or electric, and more!

The Market is held on Fridays from 3pm until 7pm and Saturdays from 9am until 2pm. It is the vision of the City of Ocala (which owns the facility) and Ocala Downtown Market, Inc. to see the Market add additional days in the future. This expansion in the number of days and hours the Market is open is expected to occur gradually, over the span of a few years.

The Market Pavilion is also available for rental. More information about rental reservations can be found on our rental page here.

Prospective vendors should visit our Vendor page here.

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Ticket – Free Appleton Visit @ Appleton Museum
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

OCALA, Fla. (Aug 28, 2018) — The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is pleased to participate in the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 22.

 

This program grants free admission to participating museums and cultural institutions across the country. Download your ticket, good for up to two guests, and present your paper or e-ticket anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sept. 22. Tickets can be downloaded by clicking here (https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2018/appleton-museum-of-art/tickets/)

The Appleton will have on view during that time, “La Diaspora: Keepers of Heritage,” paintings, prints, sculptures and mixed media by members of the Puerto Rican Arts Diaspora Orlando; “Shadow & Reflection: Visions of Florida’s Sacred Landscapes,” featuring a multi-media exploration of Florida mounds by Suzanne Williamson and John Capouya; “Myth, Mother, Muse: Paintings by Matthew Bennett;” and “Flourish: The Ceramic Artistry of Beth Garcia.”

 

Guests may also visit the ARTSpace for art-making activities for the whole family.

Owned and operated by the College of Central Florida, the Appleton Museum of Art is located at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, east of downtown on SR 40 (exit 352 east off I-75 or exit 268 west off I-95). Parking is free. For more information, call 352-291-4455 or visit AppletonMuseum.org.

Marion County Public School Days at the Fort King National Historic Landmark @ Fort King National Historic Landmark
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

OCALA, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2018) – The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host Marion County Public School Days at the Fort King National Historic Landmark, 3925 E Fort King St., Saturdays, Sept. 8 and 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

These family-friendly events will include demonstrations of period camping, cooking, tours, historical programming and more. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at 352-368-5535.

Oktoberfest 2018 @ Tuscawilla Park
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 9:00 am

OCALA, Fla. (September 12, 2018) – September 22, 2018, 3-9 p.m., welcome the first day of fall at Ocala’s 3rd Annual Oktoberfest with craft beer, authentic German cuisine and an awesome music festival with a little bit of everything for everybody. This year’s event is timed to coincide with the official launch of Oktoberfest in Germany; lift a stein and cheers to an international celebration!

 

This year we’re doing it right: A giant beer hall tent in Tuscawilla Park to take advantage of the beautiful views while not letting any stinking hurricanes or other weather get the jump on us. Rain or shine, you’ll be fine! Relax in beautiful Tuscawilla Park with an authentic brew in the Infinite Ale Works Biergarten and fill up with authentic German cuisine from Pi On Broadway.

Enjoy an eclectic line-up of bands complete with traditional Bavarian music and bands from Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, and New Orleans. Guests won’t want to miss the night’s headlining band, The Show Biz Kids, known as the best Steely Dan tribute band in the state of Florida, at 7:30 p.m. The Show Biz Kids is a Tampa-based collective of studio veterans.

General Admission is free for all. VIP tickets are on sale now at ocalaoktoberfest.com for $65 and include $20 in food/beer credit, a souvenir stein OR boot, festival t-shirt, indoor lounge and bathrooms, and VIP seating. Guests are encouraged to follow us on Facebook for more updates and information!

This event is sponsored by Q92.9 and Florida Express Environmental.

Schedule

3:30: Music by King Guys Oktoberfest Brass Brand a traditional Bavarian music group

To start the afternoon off and keep us busy between sets the King Guys Oktoberfest Brass Band will keep us “prost-ing” and happy with marches, polkas, waltzes, and sing-a-longs in a fun and interactive presentation that audiences love.

4:45: Brat Eating Contest (+ Roving German Music)

5:10: Music by Leisure Chief, a fusion band from Orlando

Leisure Chief is a new-wave, musical powerhouse drawing influence from Funk, Jazz, Fusion, Hip Hop, and Soul and will keep the day going strong.

5:55: Beer Stein Hoisting Contest (+ Roving German Music)

6:20: Music by In Business, a high-quality soul band from New Orleans

Keeping it real in New Orleans since 2012, In Business will be bringing their talents in the creation and distribution of high quality funk to Ocala.

7:05: Stein Contest (+ Roving German Music)

7:30: Music by The Show Biz Kids, a Tampa-based collective of studio veterans with a tribute to Steely Dan – the best of the best.

Sep
23
Sun
2018
Farmstead Weekend at Crones’ Cradle Conserve
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

For more information contact Jeri Baldwin

352-595-3377 (10am-3pm)

 

Farmstead Weekend is a Farmers’ Market held every Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Crones’ Cradle Conserve.    Come visit and tour a working vegetable and herb farm.  Learn about naturally and carefully grown foods which nourishes and energizes you and your family.  The farm store carries fresh picked vegetables, jams, jellies, honey, pickles and other items grown and prepared on the farm.

Crones’ Cradle Conserve, a not for profit foundation, located 6.4 miles east of Citra on CR 318 or 6 miles west of the CR315/318 caution light  near Orange Springs at 6411 NE 217th PL, Citra, FL.    Farm visits are free to the public, except during special farm events. Please no pets or tobacco.   Plants, fresh produce, value added farm products, books, farm and fine crafts are available for purchase daily at the Farm Store. Only cash or first party checks accepted.  For more information please call 352-595-3377 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily or visit www.cronescradleconserve.org or www.facebook.com/pages/Crones-Cradle-Conserve-Foundation

 

Appleton Museum Presents: Inspired Speakers Series Featuring John Eblan @ Appleton Museum
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm

 

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, continues the monthly Inspired Speakers Series with John Eblan on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. These monthly presentations feature individuals who not only excel in their fields, but are also an inspiration to others.

 

Eblan will discuss how he became a model-maker and highlight some of his past model-making projects for big-budget Hollywood films. Largely self-taught, he has created incredibly detailed miniatures for “Pearl Harbor,” the “Star Wars” movies, “Attack of the Clones” and “Revenge of the Sith,” as well as “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” and “Star Trek.” In addition, he has built or overseen several fantastic model builds for a number of high-end collectors around the world, including Kuhn Global.

Founder of the FX Company, Eblan is currently vice president of QMx FX Cinema Arts, leading the QMx shop. Eblan says, “There’s no doubt that what we do is work. But it’s in a really fun environment. We get to build spaceships and cool props all day. Everybody here has the opportunity for creative input and collaboration.”

 

Tickets are free for Appleton members and College of Central Florida students; $10 for nonmembers. Advance reservation or purchase is recommended at AppletonMuseum.org or by calling Griselle Gonzalez at 352-291-4455, ext. 1836.

Owned and operated by the College of Central Florida, the Appleton Museum of Art is located at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, east of downtown on SR 40 (exit 352 east off I-75 or exit 268 west off I-95). Parking is free. For more information, call 352-291-4455 or visit AppletonMuseum.org.

Sep
25
Tue
2018
Get in the Game at the Discovery Center @ Discovery Center
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

OCALA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Get in the Game, will open to the public Saturday, Aug. 11 and will be on display through Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

Get in the Game is an interactive exhibit, educating guests on the science behind their favorite childhood games. This exhibit will feature larger than life games like Battleship, giant Tinker Toy blocks, Candy Land and even a seven-foot long Lite Brite.

A special grand opening event will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature face painting, demonstrations by the Ocala Soap Box Derby, refreshments and more. Admission to this event is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four.

For more information, please call 352-401-3900 or visit www.mydiscoverycenter.org.

CF International Film Series Presents “Duckweed” @ Appleton Museum
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm

The College of Central Florida’s International Film Series kicks off in September starting with “Duckweed” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, and “Frantz” on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Shows start at 2 p.m. at the Appleton Museum and at 7 p.m. at the Ocala Campus in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building 8, Room 110.

 

“Duckweed” is about a father and son’s tense relationship that takes a turn when the son travels back in time to explore the bittersweet events that led the family to where it is today. This film is in Mandarin with English subtitles. It is rated NR and has a total run time of 102 minutes. “Frantz” recalls the mourning period that followed tragic conflict as seen through the eyes of the so-called lost generation after WWI. This film is in German and French with English subtitles. It is rated R and has a total run time of 118 minutes.

 

Viewings are free at CF. Series membership, which includes fall and spring screenings at the Appleton Museum of Art, is $15 for individuals, $25 for dual membership and includes a bonus film each year. For information about membership, call 352-873-5808.

 

For a full series list and more information on the International Film Series, contact Joe Zimmerman at 352-854-2322, ext. 1233, or visit www.CF.edu/filmseries.

“The Humans” by Stephan Karam, a Staged Theatre Reading @ College of Central Florida - Dassance Fine Arts Center
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm

OCALA, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2018) — The College of Central Florida has a full line up of performances for the fall from theatre and musical productions, to recitals and lecture series along with art displays in the Webber Center. Events are held at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road.

Activities include Arts College Recruitment Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the

Dassance Fine Arts Center Breezeway.  Meet representatives from Florida’s most prestigious colleges and universities, which may include College of Central Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Stetson University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Florida and University of Miami.

 

“The Humans” by Stephen Karam, a Staged Theatre Reading by (F)actor Theatre

Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Dassance Fine Arts Center. Join local high school students in collaboration with CF Theatre for an evening of a staged theatre reading directed by Janet Shelley, instructor, West Port High School and Dr. Kathleen Downs, associate professor, CF Visual and Performing Arts. Admission is free.

 

Lecture Series

“The University of Florida Arts in Medicine Program” by Jill Sonke, UF Center for Arts in Medicine on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 12:30 p.m. in the Webber Center.  Sonke will discuss a pioneering program at University of Florida that seeks to integrate the arts into a holistic approach to treating patients.

 

“Arts IS Medicine” by Nicole Benson on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 12:30 p.m. in the Webber Center. Benson’s topic is arts in medicine with a focus on dance.

 

All lectures are free to attend and no tickets are required. Call the CF Box Office for more information at 352- 873-5810.

 

Webber Gallery Activities

“Past2Present” a College of Central Florida Alumni art exhibition, which is the first invitational art show in 10 years will take place Monday, Aug. 20-Friday, Oct. 5.  A reception takes place Thursday, Aug. 23, 4-6:30 p.m. and will include a CF’s Visual Performing Arts faculty/student mixer.

 

“Best of the Season” presented by Visual Artists’ Society is Thursday, Nov. 1-Friday, Nov. 30 with a reception on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 5-7 p.m.

 

Beloved CF tradition “XXIII Annual Trains at the Holidays” is Thursday, Dec. 13-Sunday, Dec. 30, with a reception on Saturday, Dec. 15, from noon-2 p.m.

 

Call the Webber Gallery at 352-873-5809 for special days and times for “Trains at the Holidays.”

 

CF Theatre

“Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” (a comedy by Ken Ludwig)

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25, 26 and 27, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m. in the Dassance Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $12. This timeless story of a hero of the people who takes on the powers that be and leads us through a rip-roaring romp through Sherwood Forest, with all the thrills and romance you could ever ask for.

 

CF Musical Theatre

“The Theory of Relativity” music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and book by Brian Hill takes place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m. in the Dassance Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $12.  This unconventional and moving musical drama examines the interconnectedness of all people through an array of diverse life experiences. This event is presented by special arrangements with Music Theatre International.

 

CF Music

CF Faculty Recital

Sunday, Sept. 16, at 3 p.m.

Free admission; Webber Center

 

CF Piano/Vocal Recital

Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 12:30 p.m.

Free admission; Dassance Fine Arts Center

 

CF Combined Wind Symphony and Choral Ensembles

Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Free admission; Dassance Fine Arts Center

 

CF Patriot Blues Jazz Band and Jazz Combo

Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $12, Dassance Fine Arts Center

 

CF Instrumental Recital

Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 12:30 p.m.

Free admission; Dassance Fine Arts Center

 

CF Chamber Music at the Appleton

Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m.

Free concert with admission to the museum; Appleton Museum of Art

 

For more information about any of the events call 352-854-2322, ext. 1419, visit www.CF.edu.

CF International Film Series Presents “Duckweed” @ CF Ocala Campus - Building 8, Room 110
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm

The College of Central Florida’s International Film Series kicks off in September starting with “Duckweed” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, and “Frantz” on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Shows start at 2 p.m. at the Appleton Museum and at 7 p.m. at the Ocala Campus in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building 8, Room 110.

 

“Duckweed” is about a father and son’s tense relationship that takes a turn when the son travels back in time to explore the bittersweet events that led the family to where it is today. This film is in Mandarin with English subtitles. It is rated NR and has a total run time of 102 minutes. “Frantz” recalls the mourning period that followed tragic conflict as seen through the eyes of the so-called lost generation after WWI. This film is in German and French with English subtitles. It is rated R and has a total run time of 118 minutes.

 

Viewings are free at CF. Series membership, which includes fall and spring screenings at the Appleton Museum of Art, is $15 for individuals, $25 for dual membership and includes a bonus film each year. For information about membership, call 352-873-5808.

 

For a full series list and more information on the International Film Series, contact Joe Zimmerman at 352-854-2322, ext. 1233, or visit www.CF.edu/filmseries.