Gainesville

Gainesville Goes Medieval

For two weekends each year, the clear blast of trumpets mingles with the laughter of children as the kingdom of Hoggetowne opens its gates. Performers in period garb sing and dance in the streets, while knights joust on horseback and magicians captivate the crowds. Tucked away in the enchanted forest of the Alachua County Fairgrounds in Gainesville, Fl., this medieval marketplace will come to life Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 5-7. Hoggetowne is home to more than 160 talented artisans from across the country who journey to the Faire to sell and demonstrate their wares, offering medieval crafts such as weaving, …

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Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues Headline Gainesville’s Downtown Blues Concert

It’s just a short drive down US 301, which many of us have made trekking back and forth to UF. Just before the holiday break its become an annual tradition to celebrate at the Downtown Festival & Art Show. The soulful sound of blues will usher in the weekend Friday, Nov. 13 with a free Downtown Blues Concert on the new stage (located on the corner of Southwest Second Avenue and Southwest Second Street) from 7-10 p.m.  The is pleased to announce an evening under the stars featuring three incredible blues performances. This soul-moving show will kick-off with local blues musician, …

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october, 2021

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