Tell Me About It

“Tell Me About It” is a weekly audio storytelling series hosted by Sue Wagner, WUFT community relations coordinator, focusing on events, organizations and research projects by those that helped create them and those that have benefited.

Habitat for Humanity of Marion County

Today’s episode features Habitat for Humanity of Marion County and their upcoming fundraiser on Jan. 21 at the Circle Square Cultural Center at On Top of the World in Ocala off State Road 200. The event will feature a well-known Elvis tribute artist, Cote Deonath, in performance along with a …

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Kings of the Springs

Today we are featuring the non-profit organization Kings of the Springs. Two close friends – Brent Fannin and David Cobiella – founded the organization after exploring the springs and sharing their adventures with the world through short videos. As they continued to explore, they found that the springs were in …

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The Yearling 75th Anniversary

Today’s episode features the 75th anniversary of the movie, “The Yearling,” based on the novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and starring Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman and Claude Jarman, Jr. The Friends of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm are hosting a special screening of the iconic movie at the Marion Theater …

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Gainesville Community Playhouse presents Oliver!

Today’s episode features the return of the first full capacity audience in the Gainesville Community Playhouse Vam York Theater since March 2020. In this production of Oliver, the streets of Victorian England come to life and focus on a malnourished orphan in a workhouse who becomes the neglected apprentice of …

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Joey’s Wings 2021 5K Run/Walk

Today’s episode features the return of Joey’s Wings, a 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, November 21 at 8:30 a.m. at Westside Park in Gainesville. At the benefit event, runners and walkers of all ages can enjoy a 3.1-mile course, music and food from local restaurants. Joey’s Wings was established in 2014 …

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Downtown Gainesville Festival and Art Show

Today’s episode features the nationally recognized Downtown Gainesville Festival and Art Show on November 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 2021 event will transform downtown Gainesville into a masterful blend of art, music, and entertainment. Presented by the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and …

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