Events

  • Tree Fest 2019 - 04/27/2019
    Date/Time 04/27/2019 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm - Location Swamp Head Brewery Event Information We would like you to help us plant some trees. Solar Impact, Inc. and Swamp Head Brewery have teamed up again for the 5th Tree Fest, an annual event hosted at Swamp Head brewery around Earth Day and Arbor Day each year. Tree Fest celebrates the environment by raising money to plant trees with the Alachua Conservation Trust in an event that features food trucks, family-friendly activities, live music, and of course, Swamp Head beer. 5 trees will be planted for every beer purchased during Tree Fest, 20 trees for every Tree Fest T-Shirt bought, and all sponsor donations will increase our tree planting. The trees are one-year-old longleaf pines and will be planted by the Alachua Conservation Trust at the Little Orange Creek Preserve in Hawthorne, Florida. 2015 | 20,543 trees planted 2016 | 52,970 trees planted 2017 | 83,565 trees planted 2018 | 79,246 trees planted 2019 | Can’t wait to find out! We are grateful for the many people and companies that are coming together to sponsor and participate in this event. Attendance is free!
  • Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show - 11/16/2019
    Downtown Festival & Art Show November 16 & 17 2019 North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the highly acclaimed 38th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show. The streets of historic downtown Gainesville, from City Hall to the Hippodrome State Theatre will be transformed into a celebration of art and creativity complete with live music, performing arts and a spectacular array of food. More than 100,000 art lovers will fill the streets to enjoy and purchase one-of-a-kind artwork. The festival features 240 local and national artists displaying original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, unique sculptures, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography. Children can create their own art at the Imagination Station, a free hands-on art activity area including sidewalk-chalk drawing, painting, mask design, puppet creation, clay sculpting and interactive entertainment. For music lovers enjoy continuous, live entertainment on four stages by local bands, solo musicians and dance companies.
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  • Gainesville, FL 32653
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