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Restaurant lunch highlights:

Weekend Events, November 17, 2017


5:00: 'One tree beer launch' Florida Museum, First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch St. Florida Museum scientists have collaborated with the First Magnitude Brewing Company to create a limited release "One Tree" beer', a pale ale that incorporates as many branches of the Tree of Life as possible.



5:00: Thankful For Love, Free Ricky Kendall concert, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St. An Album Release of Ricky Kendall's Children's album. Free Outdoor Concert and Kids Carnival in the Heartwood Music Park (next to Heartwood Soundstage 619 South Main St.



6:00: Trashformations, Florida Museum, 3215 Hull Rd. The Florida Museum will display winning entries from the 19th Annual Trashformations through Monday, Nov. 27. This event is made possible in part by the Alachua County Solid Waste & Resource Recovery office and the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners.



6:00: Friday Family Dance Party, Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Ave. Free and open to the public Depot Park's family friendly dance party with DJ Billy Beats gets everybody moving to the beat. Bring your friends and make new ones too. There's something for everyone to dance to.



8:00: My Friend Dahmer, OPENING NIGHT, Hipp Cinema, Downtown. In 2012 "Derf" Backderf release his graphic novel My Friend Dahmer, a retelling of his time at Eastview Junior High and Revere High School and his friend at the time, Jeffery Dahmer. This is the film adaptation of that story,



9:00: Nature Tours with Miles, Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Ave. Depot Parks nature guru and Depot Park Ambassador, hosts tours focusing on the conservation area at Depot Park. Meet at the East Overlook next to the main parking lot at 9am. Recommended: water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and binoculars if you have them.



7:00: One Tree, One Planet Encore, Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road . Internationally renowned artist Naziha Mestaoui depicting the Tree of Life, the map of the relationships that link every living thing. See short, animated film about Earth's stunning biodiversity, produced by James Oliverio and a team of digital artists at the University of Florida's Digital Worlds Institute. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information, and videos..



7:30: Both Sides Now, Songs Tribute to Joni Mitchell, Hartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St.. Singers include: Janet and Maggie Rucker, Cathy DeWitt, Samara Crutchfield. Janet also plays guitar and piano, Cathy also plays piano. The rest of the band is David Beede, dulcimer; Michael Derry, guitars; Brad Bangstad, keyboard; Richard Bassil, bass; Rob Rothschild, drums/percussion. And a couple of surprise appearances!



2:30: Susie H. Baxter, ACLIB Local Author Series, Meeting Room A, Alachua County Library Headquarters Branch, Downtown. Ms. Baxter serves as Creative Nonfiction Editor of Bacopa Literary Review, the annual journal of the Writers Alliance of Gainesville and teaches memoir writing through the Enrich Program of Santa Fe College. She is the author of C.G. and Ethel: A Family History and Write Your Memoir: One Story at a Time.


5:00: St. Andrews Day Evensong, Holy Trinity Methodist Church, 100 NE 1st St. Holy Trinity Church comes to life with the sound of bagpipes at the 22nd annual ST. ANDREW'S DAY SERVICE Sunday, at 5 p.m. The Holy Trinity Choir, Bagpipers, and Scottish Dancers and Singers present a service of Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. Andrew. Communion from the Reserved Sacrament is available in the chapel, and a reception follows the service.

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