7:00: Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, Creative B movie, Florida Museum of Natural History, UF Cultural Plaza, 3215 Hull Road. Free Creative B movie released in 1965 and rated PG. Explore the Museum after-hours Friday nights in July and discover the balance between science and art. This year's films incorporate a Leonardo Da Vinci theme in honor of the 500th anniversary of his death and include a discussion with our expert panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts. Parental discretion is advised.
6:00: The Chaperone *(Encore run)*, Hipp Cinema, Various days - times, Downtown. Louise Brooks, the 1920s silver screen sensation who never met a rule she didn't break, epitomized the restless, reckless spirit of the Jazz Age. Norma Carlisle (Elizabeth McGovern), a local society matron who never broke a rule in her life, impulsively volunteers to accompany Louise (Haley Lu Richardson) to New York for the summer.
8:00: Tribute to The Music and Events of 1969, Free Fridays Concert Series, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, Downtown. A concert highlighting music and significant events of 1969. The show will cover popular hits of 1969 such as Bad Moon Rising, Honkey Tonk Women, Get Together, This Magic Moment, Put a Little Love in Your Heart, Hooked on a Feeling, Age of Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In and more. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
8:00: Macbeth, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, OPENING NIGHT, various days – times, Downtown. Exploring themes of prophesy, ambition, crime, and betrayal, with a healthy dose of sex and the supernatural, the eerie play, Macbeth, is considered cursed, and its name reviled in theater
8:30: DUMBO, Tioga Town Center Movie Night, Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way. Struggling circus owner Max Medici enlists a former star and his two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears. When the family discovers that the animal can fly, it soon becomes the main attraction
8:30: Armstrong, OPENING NIGHT, Hipp Cinema, Various days - times, Downtown. Armstrong is a dramatic and emotional documentary that features never-before-seen family home-movie footage, along with still and moving images that chronicle Neil Armstrong's incredible life. With the support of the Armstrong family, including his two sons Rick and Mark, the film details his near-death experiences.
8:30: Volunteer Work Day, San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park, 12720 NW 109th Ln, Alachua. The Friends of San Felasco host trail work days on the second Saturday of each month. Typical work days include clearing and maintaining existing trails, building new trails, and improving the park's facilities. After the work day at 12:00, lunch is provided. Please bring gloves, sunscreen, bug repellent, and a water bottle. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information
9:00: Zookeeper Day, SFC Zoo, Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83rd St. Get an up close glimpse into the wonderful world of zookeeping. The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is celebrating National Zookeeper Week by showcasing our incredible zookeepers and the amazing work they do every day. Gainesville is home to the only teaching zoo on a college campus accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums in the nation.
6:00: Roller Derby: Swamp City Sirens vs. Orlando, MLK Center, 1028 NE 14TH St. Doors open at 6PM and the action starts at 6:30PM. Check out delicious food and drinks from Soul Spice LLC. Win big for yourself and a local charity in our raffle! Raffle proceeds go to PACE Center for Girls. Buy tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets, or pick them up from Volta Coffee, Tea & Chocolate and Sweet Dreams Ice Cream.
7:30: Dances of Universal Peace, Thomas Center, 306 NE 6th Ave., Downtown. Men & Women of all faiths are welcome to participate in The Dances, an exuberant, joyful way to connect with & embody diverse spiritual teachings. No Experience or partner necessary. Everyone joins in the singing & dancing accompanied by live music Singing mantras in various languages, with a universal spirit, we participate in dances inspired by African, Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Goddess, & Sufi sacred phrases, creating group harmony & connecting us in Love.
7:00: Ramblin' Mutts featuring Willie Green, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St., Downtown. Willie Green opened shows for John Hammond, Jr (who calls him "the real deal"), Tommy Castro, Charlie Musselwhite, Maria Maldaur, John Lee Hooker, Jr, James Cotten, Eddie Kirkland, Joey Gillmore, JJ Grey (MOFRO) and many others. The Ramblin' Mutts (formerly known as R. Mutt Blues Band) are two-time International Blues Challenge participants. As always, fronting the band is Dan Stepp on lead vocals, keyboards and slide guitar, and on lead guitar is Paul Goble.
2:00: Fiber Arts Gathering, Harn Museum. UF Cultural Plaza. Learn about fiber arts and view spinning, needlepoint, tapestry, weaving and other needle arts in action. Talk with experienced fiber artists from the Gainesville Handweavers Guild. Fiber fans are welcome to bring a portable project. Chairs provided. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:30: Sip & Stroll, Tour of the Hippodrome Theatre, Downtown. A Behind the Scenes Building Tour of the Hipp building.. This tour gives you access to the sights and secrets of the Hipp that are normally off-limits to the public. This exclusive tour will be Saturday, July 14 at 4:30 p.m. Admissions comes with 1 free drink