8:00: Ramblin' Mutts, Free Friday concert, Bo Diddley Plaza, Downtown. Ramblin' Mutts plays a mixture of original and classic blues, soul and R & B, with an occasional nod to country. Ramblin' Mutts (formerly known as the R. Mutt Blues Band) were two-time winners of the North Central Florida Blues Society IBC International Blues Challenge representing Gainesville on Beal Street in Memphis TN. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
10:00: Gun Buy Back, Hosted by P.A.V.E. (People Against Violence Enterprises, Inc.), Gainesville Fire Rescue Station 3, 900 NE Waldo Rd. Behind Fire Station on the corner of NE 8th Avenue and 14th Street in Gainesville Florida. Feel free to bring... •No longer wanted guns • Guns found or stolen •Any age can participate • We celebrate youth turning in guns RECEIVE CASH or X BOXES. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
12:00: Woodstock's 50th anniversary, High Springs Branch Library, 2019, from 12 - 1:30 p.m. The spirit of Woodstock lives on in High Springs. The library is hosting an event with a display, and a music and trivia event on. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
10:00: Exhibit: Lights, Camera, Action, Cade Museum, 811 S. Main St. Visit the Cade thru August 18th to learn all about Optics, Film, and Photography. Every six weeks, the museum introduces a new theme to excite and educate visitors in a different area of science, art & invention. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
11:00: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 123rd Birthday Celebration, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, 18700 South CR 325. Celebrate the Pulitzer Prize winning author's birthday at the historic farmhouse with live music and mango ice cream. This event is free with park entrance fee of $3 per vehicle.
10:00: Water Park Community Day, Kulaqua's River Ranch, 23400 NW 212 Ave. High Springs. Kulaqua's River Ranch is open to the public on select days over the summer. Admission is $12.50 per person, Children ages 3 and under are FREE, Park opens at 10 am and closes at 6 pm.
7:00: Jason Ricci & the Bad Kind / Root Redemption, North Central Florida Blues Society, HIGH DIVE, 210 SW 2nd Ave. One of the most revolutionary, unorthodox, and influential Blues musicians is coming to the High Dive for a North Central Florida Blues Society concert. Jason Ricci and the Bad Kind, which includes guitarist John Lisi, Todd Edmonds, and drummer John Perkins, being in Louisiana has influenced Ricci's Blues with its gumbo of genres. "I want a band with swagger.
7:00: Jazz on the Green, Celebration Pointe NW Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd. Don't miss the Paul Johnson Quartet at Celebration Pointe. They'll be playing on the Celebration Pointe stage on Saturday, August 10th. Food will be available for purchase from food trucks during the event, including Ahar - Homemade Indian Food, Cilantro Tacos, Rollin Smoke BBQ and Eim Thai.