Category Archives for "Local Happenings"

What the Free?! – November Edition

My favorite holiday is coming up – Thanksgiving! I’m not sure I find anything more exciting than cooking and watching the Macy’s Day Parade and football. What are some of your favorite recipes?However, Thanksgiving isn’t the only exciting event happening in November. Check out some of these free events occurring throughout the month. There are […]

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What the Free?! – October Edition

This is my favorite time of year! Being from Massachusetts, I was used to the crisp weather and leaves changing colors. In Florida, I definitely don’t notice it as much. However, Alachua County has some amazing autumn events that are perfect for the whole family. The best part about it? A lot of these events […]

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What the Free?! – September Edition

Fall is just around the corner! How do you celebrate the season? Some prefer decorating while others might enjoy their pumpkin flavored everything. I personally love when the weather cools down a bit making outdoor events so much more enjoyable. Check out some of the free events coming up this month below! Though this festival has […]

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What the Free?! – August 2022 

It is officially my birthday month! Though it has been a hot summer in Florida, I still enjoy time outdoors and finding events around the city to stop by, especially when they’re free. I have included some more free events below and would love to know which ones you are able to check out. Stop […]

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What the Free?! – June 2022 

We’re half way through the year, and it’s almost summer time! That also means it’s time to start making plans for 4th of July weekend! With kids being out of school for the summer, it’ the perfect time to travel and check out some free, local events. Let us know if you get a chance to […]

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Transitioning your Garden from Spring to Summer

Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to prepare for the warmer months. As the weather transitions, it’s time to make transitions of our own too. We need to get the garden ready for summer. Now that we are starting to feel the heat of summer, you might notice that your lush spring blooms […]

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What the Free?! – May 2022 

It’s officially May! We’re almost half way through 2022. Have you achieved some of the new years resolutions you set out for yourself? If not, it’s okay, it’s not too late!     If one of your resolutions was to spend more time with family and friends, this article includes lots of fun, free happenings throughout Alachua county. […]

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What the Free?! – March Edition

I hope you had a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day! With the weather warming up and longer sunlight in the evening hours, it’s a great time to get back outside and attend some free events!    In this month’s article, I will go over some outdoor activities for the whole family. Welcome spring by enjoying time outdoors and […]

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