7:00: Chris McCarty, Town of Tioga Friday Concert, Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way. Bring your lawn chair and blankets for a FREE concert at the square in Tioga Town Center. Chris McCarty is a charismatic performer who is well known for writing catchy hooks, and meaningful songs that have helped make him extremely popular in the United States. McCarty, has shared the stage with the legendary James Brown, Dave Mathews Band, Jason Mraz, Colbie Callait, Sugar Ray, G Love and Special Sauce, Blues Traveler, Robert Randolph and the Family just to name a few.
7:30: Brian Smalley, Prarie Creek Lodge, 7204 SE County Road 234. "Now you say, who is Brain Smalley? Simply stated he is one of the most talented Americana performers living in Florida today. Absolutely stunning guitar man ship and beautiful vocals. His energy is very contagious and his spirit lifts me like few other have ever done FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
8:00 The Currys, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St., Downtown. Brought together by family ties and a shared appreciation for folk, pop-rock, and roots music, The Currys are an Americana trio featuring Jimmy, Tommy, and Galen Curry. They're relatives — two brothers and one cousin, to be exact — and like many family groups, their songs are anchored by the sort of elastic, entwined harmonies that only seem to exist among kin.
8:00: Into the Woods, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 S Main St. In Stephen Sondheim's classic musical, several fractured fairy tales intersect and go off the rails. Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel collide with a witch and a childless baker in the dark woods as a vengeful giant tears apart the kingdom. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
2:00: The Second Seminole War and Limits of American Aggression, Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Avenue. The Matheson Musreum and the Friends of Payne Prairie are honored to host historian and author, C.S. "Chris" Monaco to discuss his latest book, The Second Seminole War and the Limits of American Aggression. The Second Seminole War (1835–1842) was the last major conflict fought on American soil before the Civil War. The early battlefield success of the Seminoles unnerved US generals, who worried it would spark a rebellion among Indians newly displaced by President Andrew Jackson's removal policies. This is a free program.
3:00: Harn Museum Dance Performances, Harn Museum, UF Cultural Plaza, 3259 Hull Road. Experience original choreography by Center for World Arts/Harn Museum Choreographers-in-Residence Dani Frost and Alex Murphy and Adjunct Professor of Dance Isa Garcia-Rose. This program will include three group works and a duet. The piece Am I Being Held? addresses differing levels of attachment, while We Will Get There explores liberation from western epistemology by introducing African perspectives throughout history. Reimagining Kehinde is in response to two paintings by artist Kehinde Wiley and Story Telling explores narrative through movement, spirituality and human connection.
4:00: Tuscawilla Preserve Clean-up Day, Tuscawilla Preserve. Help us clean up Tuscawilla Preserve. The land management task we perform will depend on water levels. Potential tasks include trail maintenance, infrastructure maintenance, or removing invasive plants. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
6:00: Dancing under the stars, Depot Park, downtown, 874 SE 4th St. Put on your best clothes, grab a date and join us at Depot Park for a night under the stars. There will be lessons, lights (and stars) music, photos and a good time, you don't want to miss out! Previous dancing experience is not required. Come to the beginner lesson and we will teach you everything you need to know. Our DJ will be: Anthony JR Williams. Beginner lessons will be from 6- 7:00 pm, social dancing will begin after lessons from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.
7:00: November Jazz on the Green, City Walk Stage at Celebration Pointe, I-75 and Archer Rd. Join us for live jazz, lawn games & more! Catch the Mindwalk Jazz Fusion Band with Gosia and Ali on the City Walk stage
9:30: Kids Yoga at Depot Park, Depot Park main parking lot, 874 SE 4th St., Downtown. Join certified yoga instructor Jillian Goldstein Yoga with Jillian on Sundays at 9:30am on The Hill at Depot Park for Kids Yoga!
1:00: Ask a Scientist: Peoples of the Pacific Northwest, Florida Museum of Natural History, UF Cultural Plaza, 3215 Hull Road. Florida Museum Registrar Elise LeCompte brings seldom-seen material from the Museum's ethnography research collection in honor of the Whale People: Protectors of the Sea exhibit.
4:00: The Faure Requiem, The Gainesville Master Chorale, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10600 SW 24th Ave. The Gainesville Master Chorale presents the Faure Requiem and other French Favorites in the free admission concert. The Master Chorale is the premiere ensemble of the Gainesville Civic Chorus, whose performances frequently feature guest orchestral musicians performing major choral masterworks. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
4:00: James B. King Veteran's Day Concert, Gainesville Comunity Band, First Presbyterian Church, 300 SW 2nd Ave. James King was a native of Charleston, South Carolina and attended Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Jim enlisted in the Army where he performed on troop ships crossing the Atlantic during WW II. In 1946, Jim joined the Marine Band. He served as principal clarinet and assistant conductor until his retirement in 1968. Jim and his wife Joy were members of the GCB for twenty-six years. The Band presents this concert in memory of this great musician who served his country so well. Great Southern Music has graciously donated the memorial clarinet