Arts & Entertainment
Arts, entertainment and events in Ocala and Marion County, Florida. Concerts, movie listings, entertainers, theatre performances, art shows and local happenings.
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The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2023 ‘After Dark in the Park’ movie series on select dates throughout the year at various parks across the city.
The City of Ocala and the Magnolia Art Xchange are inviting local artists to submit entries for the “Metamorphosis” Student and Emerging Artist Competition.
The Dunnellon Duck Race is set to return to the Rainbow River on Saturday, January 28.
The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is inviting students and their families to attend an open rehearsal of its upcoming concert, “Italian Impressions,” on Friday, January 27 at the Reilly Arts Center.
An optical art exhibit featuring abstract paintings by a local artist is set to open at the Brick City Center for the Arts in February.
The 2023 Young Artist Competition crowned two winners during an Honors Recital that was held this past weekend at the Reilly Arts Center.
The Discovery Center, in partnership with the Florida Engineering Society and Ocala Electric Utility, will host Engineering Day on Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
An annual team-based strength and fitness competition will return to Ocala in February.
The park grounds at Fort King National Historic Landmark, including the fort, will have reduced hours of operation effective immediately.
The Ocala Wellness Community Garden will host its quarterly replant day on Saturday, January 21.
Chris Botti, a Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer, will return to the Reilly Arts Center on Sunday, January 22. Tickets are still available and range from $60 to $145.
The City of Ocala’s Bluegrass and BBQ returns to Tuscawilla Art Park on Friday, January 20, and the event will feature the music of International Bluegrass Award-winning artists Appalachian Road Show with The Wandering Hours.
The Marion County Parks and Recreation Department will host a romantic kayaking event for local couples on Valentine’s Day, and registration is now open.
The Fort King National Historic Landmark will host its next "Lunch with the Archaeologist" event on Thursday, January 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The vocal ensemble Brick City Cabaret Company is returning to the Brick City Center for the Arts in February with three performances that will explore romance through songs from New York’s vibrant cabaret scene and the best of Broadway.
The conductor of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra is inviting members of the community to join him at the Marion Theatre on Friday for an in-depth discussion on this month's featured concert.
The City of Ocala’s popular Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up will return on Saturday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to celebrate Central Florida’s ranching and cattle history.
The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department is inviting the public to attend the grand opening celebration of the Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place on Saturday, January 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A new art exhibit featuring a variety of handmade fiber art dolls and tapestries is now on display at the Mary Sue Rich Community Center.
The City of Ocala Cultural Arts and Sciences Division has announced that three new public art pieces have been installed at the Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place.
The Young Artist Competition will return to the Reilly Arts Center this weekend to showcase eight finalists who will be competing in an Honors Recital for an opportunity to perform with the Ocala Symphony Orchestra.