Nations Park, Baseball in Newberry Grand Opening

Nations Park will have it’s Official Grand Opening this coming March 23rd and 24th when young baseball players from around the country compete for the World Series of Baseball.  The City of Newberry, and Lou Persutti of Cooperstown’s Dreams Park have teamed together to make this event a reality.  There will be activities downtown as well as Fireworks Saturday night.

The parade  begins at 10 AM on Saturday March 23rd, with teams beginning to arrive to Alachua County on Friday March 22.  .Potentially the 7 Million Dollar Park could bring in thousands of visitors to Western Alachua County as the Season gets into full swing later this year…. ……  Read more….

http://www.wuft.org/news/2013/02/27/newberry-nations-park-accepting-teams-for-its-grand-opening-tournament/Nations Park Player

Kanapaha Gardens Spring Festival

March 23 (9am – 5pm) & 24 (10am – 5pm) 2013 

The Spring Garden Festival features about 200 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, arts and crafts, educational exhibits and, of course, foods. Also featured are a walk-through butterfly conservatory, children’s activities area, live entertainment and live auctions.

Admission is $8 for Adults and $5 for children two to thirteen. Cash only. A $2 discount is given for members of Kanapaha. SUNDAY IS CONSIDERED TO BE FAMILY DAY AND CHILDREN GET IN FOR HALF PRICE! Pets are not allowed at these festivals.

King o’ the Moon at the Hipp At the Cinema: Rust and Bone & Night Across the Street

king-o-the-moon-posterKing o’ the Moon
February 20 – March 17

By: Tom Dudzick
Produced by: Mary Hausch
Directed by: David Shelton

“An enjoyable piece of escapist theatre with distinct, memorable characters and a message of family unity.” —Chicago Tribune

 

This weekend in Alachua County

FRIDAY

High Springs

Art Show :  5 – 7 at the Art Co-Op

SATURDAY

Newberry

Plow Days 2012Plow Days 10 – 2 PM

Tractor Parade :  Oak View Middle School

Toy Farm Show:  Oak View Middle School

ASA 3-D Florida Pro-AM:  Easton Newberry Sports Complex

Gainesville

Family Birding :  Paynes Prairie

Hoggestown Medieval Faire:  County Fairgrounds

SUNDAY

Newberry

Flag Football and Community Superbowl :  Destiny Community Property on Newberry Road

Gainesville

Hoggestown Medieval Faire:  County FairgroundsHoggtowne Medieval Faire Stock