On the Scene – February 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can't miss events.

AdventHealth Grandview Invitational
Florida Horse Park
February 5-7 | 12pm

More than 200 draft horses in 23 teams from across North America deliver a spectacular display of power and excitement—all set to a majestic musical soundtrack. Gates open at 8am; shows begin at noon. For tickets and more information, visit grandviewinvitational.com

The Villages Balloon Festival
The Villages Polo Club
February 5-6 | 3-8pm

Enjoy evening balloon glows and tethered balloon rides plus roaming performers, food vendors and an antique car show. Visit thevillagesballoonfestival.com for more information.

Valentine’s Sip ‘N’ Shop & Bestie Bash
Paddock Mall

While adults enjoy specialty vendors, drinks and live entertainment, kids can play games and make crafts. Visit paddockmall.com for more information.

The Color Purple
Marion Theatre

A literary film event to support Friends of the Ocala Public Library. Visit mariontheatre.org for more information.

Mi Amore at the Park
Sholom Park

Bring a picnic and enjoy the romantic music of the Heart Strings duo under the stars. Registration required at sholompark.org

Southeastern Youth Fair Ag Dash 5K
Southeastern Livestock Pavilion

Support the premier event for Marion County 4-H and FFA clubs by participating at the race or virtually. Visit seyfair.com for more information.

Art Outside the Lines
Tuscawilla Art Park

Support public art in Ocala with live music, art activities, artisan vendors, art nonprofits and refreshments for purchase. For more information, visit ocalafl.org/artpark

Talley’s Folley

Ocala Civic Theatre
February 25-March 21

Set in 1944, this play shares the touching romance of two kindred spirits brought together by love letters. Visit ocalacivictheatre.com for tickets and more information.


Date Time Event Venue
February 3 2:00pm The Mudds The Club at Candler Hills
February 4 5:00pm Gilly & the Girl Bank Street Patio Bar
February 5 6:00pm Bayou Band Charlie Horse
February 6 6:00pm Jezabelle O'Calahans Pub & Eatery
February 6 7:00pm The Issacs Orange Blossom Opry
February 11 6:00pm Houston Keen Charlie Horse
February 12 6:30pm Gilly & the Girl La Cuisine French Restaurant
February 12 7:00pm The Big Bad The Crazy Cucumber Eatery & Bar
February 12 7:30pm Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Reilly Arts Center
February 13 11:00am Jeff Jarrett Paddock Mall
February 13 3:00 & 7:00pm Three Tenors Plus One The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center
February 14 3:30 & 7:00pm Alex Santoriello: Simply Sinatra Savannah Center
February 16 4:00pm Mardi Gras Festival Spanish Springs Town Square
February 18 7:00pm Stayin' Alive Bee Gees Tribute Circle Square Cultural Center
February 19 6:00pm The Mudds Whispering Oaks Winery
February 23 3:00 & 7:00pm The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center
February 26 4:00pm Strawberry Festival Brownwood Paddock Square
February 26 5:00pm Jeff Jarrett Eaton's Beach Florisiana Cuisine
February 26 6:30pm Palomino Blonde The Crazy Cucumber Eatery & Bar
February 28 7:00pm Asleep at the Wheel Orange Blossom Opry
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