A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can't miss events.
Reilly Arts Center
December 1-2 | 7:30pm
Dance Alive National Ballet presents the traditional, family-favorite ballet with all its holiday magic. Visit reillyartscenter.com for tickets and more information.
Christmas Holiday Tour
Grandview Clydesdale Farm
December 2-30 | 6-7:30pm
Enjoy a special holiday evening guided tour that allows you to get up close and personal with the majestic Grandview Clydesdale award-winning horses at their pastoral farm decorated in its holiday finest, complete with Christmas trees and sparkling lights. Offered Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Visit grandviewclydesdales.tours for tickets and more information.
The Jingle Bell Pop-Up
Friday-Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
An artsy holiday shopping experience featuring one-of-a-kind gifts handmade by six local artists. Visit fb.com/nomaocala for more information.
Ocala Cars & Coffee Toy Drive
& Escorted Cruise
War Horse Harley-Davidson
Bring a new, unwrapped toy and enjoy a police-escorted cruise ending with lunch at Mojo’s to benefit local charities. Visit fb.com/carsandcoffeeocala for more information.
Heritage Skills Day
Fort King National Historic Landmark
Experience living history with demonstrations of blacksmithing, broom, rug and basket making and historic cooking. Visit fb.com/fortkingocala for more information.
Spoken Word Ocala
Brick City Center for the Arts
All styles welcome, from beat to baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic. Follow Spoken Word Ocala on Facebook for details.
|December 4||6:30pm||Giselle Felice & Erik Abernathy||La Cuisine French Restaurant|
|December 5||6:30pm||Doug Adams||Hiatus Brewing Company|
|December 5||8:00pm||Tantric||O’Malley’s Alley|
|December 9||7:30pm||Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise||Reilly Arts Center|
|December 10||7:00pm||The Big Bad||Pi on Broadway|
|December 10||7:30pm||Big Bad Voodoo Daddy||Reilly Arts Center|
|December 11||7:00pm||The Big Bad||The Crazy Cucumber Eatery and Bar|
|December 11||8:00pm||Dueling Pianos||The Lodge|
|December 12||4:00pm||The Big Bad||Gator Joe’s Beach Bar & Grill|
|December 12||6:00pm||Indigo||Circle Square Commons|
|December 17||5:00pm||Jeff Jarrett||Bank Street Patio Bar|
|December 17||7:00pm||Heather Lynne||Pi on Broadway|
|December 18||6:30pm||Stephen Lopez||The Crazy Cucumber Eatery and Bar|
|December 18||7:00pm||Warren McCullough||Hiatus Brewing Company|
|December 18||7:30pm||Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II||Reilly Arts Center|
|December 18||9:00pm||Jeff Jarrett||The Lodge|
|December 19||6:00pm||William Cintron||Circle Square Commons|
|December 19||7:30pm||The Rocket Man Show Elton John Tribute||Reilly Arts Center|
|December 26||6:00pm||Heather Lynne||Ocala Downtown Square|
|December 26||9:00pm||Side Piece||Pi on Broadway|