8:00: The Royale, OPENING NIGHT, Hippodrome Theatre, Downtown, various days, times. Jay "The Sport" Jackson embodies every characteristic that defines a hero. The fighter trail-blazes across the nation, rising from poverty in the Jim Crow south to take on the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.
8:00: THe Square, OPENING NIGHT, Hipp Cinema, Downtown, various days, times. The Stockholm Palace Gallery's latest exhibition is about to open, and gallery curator Christian is excited to share his lofty new vision with the world. But when his mobile phone gets pick pocketed, Christian's life is thrown into chaos, as he's forced to reassess just how progressive he really is.
8:30 - Tour de Felasco 2018, San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park. Mountain bicycling event that will challenge each rider with a tour through one of North Florida's most diverse ecological and geological preserves. races run all day. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
9:00: 2018 FLORIDA MUSHROOM FESTIVAL, Old Town Hall, Interlachen. Shiitake Log Plugging. Oyster and Wine Cap Mushroom Bag Making. Turkey Tail Tea Samples. Free music samples, demos, and workshops. Free $200 Workshop ~ TRADD COTTER ~ THE Southeastern Mushroom Guru, author, teacher. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
10:00: Dudley Farm Kids Day, Dudley Farm Historic State Park, 18730 W Newberry Rd. Children and adults alike, ages 5 to 65, can join in the fun. There are hands on demonstrations, crafts, old fashioned games and even some education. Learn about history, and a farming way of life.
1:00: Fiesta / Concierto Para Puerto Rico, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St., Downtown. A festival and concert to benefit agricultural efforts in Puerto Rico. Sponsored by Plenitud PR, a nonprofit ecology-educational farm in Puerto Rico is run by UF graduate Owen Ingley Performers include the AscenDance Aerial Dancers, Baila Caliente, Elio Piedra's Latino Sound Machine, Salsa Mundial and others. Food will be sold on site by Radha's Kitchen. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
1:00: 2018 Mock Caldecott Awards, Alachua County Library Headquarters, Meeting Room A, Downtown. Helping judge the Mock Caldecott Awards presented by the Alachua County Library District and the University of Florida's Center for Children's Literature and Culture. Learn how award winners are selected. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.