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Primavera Festival has Gainesville blooming with Springtime festivities.

By on March 15th, 2012

Spring is here and North Central Floridians are getting an opportunity to take advantage of this season of rebirth. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith spoke with Florida’s Eden Executive Director Annie Pais about Primavera, a month-long series of events Pais hopes will put Gainesville on the map.

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That was Florida’s Eden Executive Director Annie Pais. Primavera kicks off at Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts Hall on Thursday, March 22nd at 5:30 pm. The first 300 people will get free tickets at the door.  For more information go online to PrimaveraFestival.us.

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