Tag Archives: Alachua County Fairgrounds

Anti-hunger group falls short of goal, looks forward to 2013

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:59 am

Strike Out Hunger Food Drive and Basket Giveaway didn’t meet its 2012 goal of collecting 100,000 pounds of food but came close by collecting 78,000 pounds. The group’s 2013 food drive will take place Nov. 1-8 at the Alachua County Fairgrounds.

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Former county commissioner presents 2012 Strike Out Hunger Food Drive results

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:59 am

Rodney Long, president and CEO of The Long Foundation, Inc., acknowledged benefactors and beneficiaries, presented the collection’s results and announced the 2013 food drive dates to the Alachua County Commission Tuesday morning.

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Hoggetowne Medieval Faire opens Saturday

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 3:16 pm

On Saturday, Peter Meyer will don medieval garb and become one of 165 artisans selling and demonstrating their wares at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. The 27th annual fair opens Saturday at the Alachua County Fairgrounds and will run this weekend and next.

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