History

  1. The Missing Pieces

    The Missing Pieces – Black History Lecture Series   Sundays at the AQJ (A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center) is a series of cultural happenings and events designed to educate and empower the community through history and culture. Free. Seating is limited. Please RSVP…

  2. Coffee & Conversation

    Sundays at the AQJ: Coffee & Conversation   Sundays at the AQJ (A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center) is a series of cultural happenings and events designed to educate and empower the community through history and culture. Coffee & Conversation (free) ***Seating is limited….

  3. Living History Days

    C’mon home to the Living History Farm and experience a time when the rooster’s crow and the rising sun, not an alarm clock, welcomed a new day! During Living History Days, interpreters portray day-to-day life on an 1870 Florida farm. Step back in time, enjoy…

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  4. Book Launch for “Dreaming the Marsh”

    “Dreaming the Marsh” (Twisted Road Publications, 2019) is eco-fiction infused with magical realism, an environmental fable that is uniquely Floridian. Mother Nature has had enough and a day of reckoning is coming, foretold by words that mysteriously appear on the side of a shiny new…

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  5. I Need to Know: The Lost Interviews

    We are excited to participate in Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day! Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to access, equity and inclusion by asking all participating museums to provide free admission to anyone who presents a free Museum Day ticket. We feel strongly about…

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  6. Gainesville Latino Film Festival Film Screening: Liberty in a Soup

    Come out for the 15th Annual Gainesville Latino Film Festival September 12-28: 7 films, 4 culinary presentations, 2 folkloric performances, a dance party, and the 3rd annual Short Film Contest! We’ll see you at the Thomas Center (302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville) to watch Liberty…

  7. Local Playwrights Forum

    In an effort to serve our local playwrights better, Y-Not Theatre is starting a new program called the Local Playwrights Forum. It is free community gathering held on the First Friday of every month at First Magnitude Brewery. It is chance to share questions, concerns,…

  8. Tom Petty Birthday Bash 2019

    The Tom Petty Birthday Bash is a music festival celebrating the life and legacy of Tom Petty through music, art and community engagement in his hometown of Gainesville, FL. Join over 20 local and national bands and thousands of people just like you!  This is…