Tag Archives: Bo Diddley Community Plaza
Monday morning, people gathered around Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorial statue downtown to see Vivian Haynes inducted into the MLK Commission of Florida’s Hall of Fame.
After learning about the Bo Diddley Community Plaza redevelopment efforts come early 2015, local Gainesville market vendors are raising concern about the possibility of being relocated to a different area.
The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.
Punk music festival Fest will have bands perform for the first time at Bo Diddley Community Plaza Halloween weekend. The use of the venue comes with ordinance changes Fest organizers have been waiting three years for.
A new Gainesville homeless shelter is requesting other local services to stop catering to the homeless in the downtown area.
Members of the Gainesville community celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a march and gospel event.
This weekend’s 32nd annual Downtown Festival and Art Show in Gainesville climbed into the number-10 spot on Sunshine Artist magazine’s “200 Best” list of fine arts festivals, moving up three spaces from last year.
As temperatures drop in North Central Florida, Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry advises the community not to drop donations downtown, but rather bring them to the shelters accepting donations.
Jest Fest!, a monthlong event featuring jugglers, jokesters, magicians and acrobats, will begin April 6. Gainesville’s Parks and Recreation Cultural Affairs Department is bringing a host of variety acts to Bo Diddley Community Plaza for the entire month of April. All events are free and open to the public from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.