Tag Archives: Bo Diddley Community Plaza
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.
Europe comes to Gainesville with the second annual “Viva Europe!” festival held in Bo Diddley Community Plaza over the weekend.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: texting while driving, homeless donations, Northeast snow storm, French troops in Mali, Lunar New Year migration.
There is no new opening date scheduled for the Plaza Ice Palace skating rink, which was supposed to open Monday after weeks of delay.
The United Downtown event, hosted by the United Way of North Central Florida, is complete with games, food and live music in honor of another Gator game.
A local Gainesville country band dblWIDE is performing at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza tonight.