This weekend around the County

March 15, 16, 17 (Happy St. Patty’s Day !)

Mill Creek Farm - Retired HorseSO SO much to do in Alachua County. For further information on any of these events check our local pages our Calendars or contact the location of the event.

SATURDAY
Newberry:

  • Relay For Life, Newberry High School
  • The Antique Tractor and Car Day at Dudley Farm State Historical Park
  • Run for Haven  , Town of Tioga

 

Alachua:

  • Egg Drop Alachua 11- 1 PM Christ Central Alachua Property located off Hwy 441 More details http://www.EggDropAlachua.com
  • Gainesville:

    • Phillips Center: Rite of Spring, Dance Alive National Ballet
    • The AAU Gymnastics Qualifier, Martin Luther King Jr. Center
    • Paynes Prairie, the Rim Ramble Hike also the Paynes Prairie History Hike.
    • Gator Nationals continues at the track all weekend long

    Melrose:

    • Artists at Work

    Trenton:

    • Quilt Festival

    SUNDAY:

    High Springs:

    • Music in the Park 2 PM

    Gainesville: 

    • 2013 Katsu Karate at the O’Connell Center
    • The continuation of the AAU Gymnastics Qualifier
    • Putting on the Ritz , Santa Fe

    What are we missing in your Town?

    “All About Milk” at Dudley Farm this Saturday

     Dudley Kids Second Saturday event of March presents
                           ” ALL ABOUT MILK “
    Children will see and experience the ‘old time’ process
    of milking a (model of a) cow.  Help churn the natural
    cream into butter and will assist in making ice cream.
    Saturday March 9th ~ 10:00 to 2:00
    Admission is $5.00 per vehicle up to 8 occupants.
    18730 W. Newberry Rd. Newberry, Fl.
    352-472-1142    
    www.friendsofdudleyfarm.org

    How can you help the Home for the Retired Horses ?

    Mill Creek Farm - Retired Horse

    The 5th Annual Spring Sale to benefit the Retirement Home for Horses will be held on SATURDAY APRIL 6TH from 9AM-3PM.  They are currently accepting donations for the sale at the Mill Creek Farm. Visit www.millcreekfarm.org for more information about making a donation or attending the sale.

    This is a non-profit organization that provides a safe haven for abused, neglected, and retired service horses.  Mill Creek Farm is  a great place to take your children to visit !

    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