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Downtown Gainesville Festival & Art Show

MAKE YOUR PLANS NOW Art Lovers and Artists Connect In the heart of Gainesville Art, music, food and the opportunity to enjoy a fall day outdoors is coming to the streets of historic downtown Gainesville this November.  Art lovers and artists will mingle once again as the heart of Gainesville sets the stage for the 34th Annual on Nov. 14 & 15.   More than 100,000 people are expected to join in the festivities, a juried fine arts festival, produced by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.  Exquisite art work by 240 of the finest artists and craftspeople …

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Jest Fest! Features The Flying Wallendas, Avner the Eccentric and Other World Famous Entertainers Surely you jest? No, it’s true! !, a free, fun, family-friendly event produced by the  returns this spring Sunday, March 29, from 12-6 p.m. for its third season. Jest Fest! features a stellar lineup of international stars, performing some of the world’s greatest comedy/variety and circus acts. For the past two years, Jest Fest! was held at the  in downtown Gainesville. This year, the plaza is being renovated and Jest Fest! is moving to Gainesville’s cultural center at the . With the move, the festival features …

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Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show

The soulful sound of blues will usher in the  weekend Friday, Nov. 7 with a free Downtown Blues Concert at the  from 7 to 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 well-known local blues musician, , performing his all-original acoustic blues that respects tradition but adds a modern touch. His first acoustic CD, “Change Coming On,” was released in 2012. The CD spent 10 weeks on Roots Music Report’s top 10 internet blues radio charts. His latest CD “Nothing To Do” reached #4 on …

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