A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can't miss events.
Summer BreakSpot Grab & Go
Marion County Public Libraries
June 1-August 6
The USDA summer program provides free meals four days a week at four public library locations for ages 18 and under. Visit library.marionfl.org for details.
Million Dollar Quartet
Ocala Civic Theatre
June 3-27 | 2 & 7:30pm
Experience the magic of the legendary 1956 jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins in this smash-hit musical. Visit ocalacivictheatre.com for show times and tickets.
Ten Warning Signs of Dementia
Ocala Public Library
Guest speaker Kathy Lockhart of the Alzheimer’s Association will present tips on how to begin a conversation about memory concerns. Visit library.marionfl.org for more information.
Art in Bloom
Brick City Center for the Arts
June 4-30 | 10am-5pm Tuesday-Friday, 11am-4pm Saturdays
This new exhibition features artworks by Marion Cultural Alliance members that evoke the wonder of flora, flowers and plants. The opening reception will be June 4th from 5-7pm. Visit mcaocala.org for more information.
Levitt AMP Ocala Concert Series
June 4-25 | 7pm Fridays
The free concert series continues at the MLK Recreation Complex with live music, public art, cultural arts intermissions and food trucks. Visit ocalafl.org for the performance schedule.
Summer in the Sun
June 5-August 27 | Noon-5pm Thursday-Saturday
For this juried exhibition, artists were invited to submit works based on the theme “What does summer in the sun mean to you?” Visit nomaocala.com for more information.
Summer Horse Show Series
World Equestrian Center
June 9-August 15 | Wednesday-Sunday, times vary
This series features hunter/jumper competition at all levels with weekly prize money. Free parking and admission. Leashed dogs welcome. Visit wec.net for more information.
Meet the Author: Libby Copeland
Ocala Public Library
The award-winning author of The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are will discuss genetic testing and its impact on our familial perceptions. Visit library.marionfl.org for more information.
Marion Saddle Club Show
Florida Horse Park
June 19-20 | 8am
Spectators are welcome at Marion County’s oldest running hunter/jumper horse show. Visit mschorseshows.net for more information.
Pack Booster Club Golf Tournament
Candler Hills Golf Club
This inaugural four-person, 18-hole scramble will benefit the West Port High School Wolf Pack Football Club student athletes. Email email@example.com to register or receive more information.
|June 4||5:00pm||Vivacity||World Equestrian Center|
|June 4||6:00pm||The Big Bad||Ocala Downtown Square|
|June 4||6:30pm||Becky Sinn||La Cuisine French Restaurant|
|June 4||7:00pm||JP Soars’ Gypsy Blue Revue||Webb Field|
|June 5||5:00pm||Petty/Nicks||World Equestrian Center|
|June 5||7:00pm||Rocky and the Rollers||Circle Square Cultural Center|
|June 5||7:00pm||The Music of Randy Travis and Travis Tritt||Orange Blossom Opry|
|June 6||7:30pm||Jeff Jarrett||War Horse Harley-Davidson|
|June 11||6:30pm||Gilly & the Girl||La Cuisine French Restaurant|
|June 11||7:00pm||Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics||Webb Field|
|June 12||7:00pm||Ty Herndon||Orange Blossom Opry|
|June 12||8:00pm||SidePiece||Bank Street Patio Bar|
|June 16||5:00pm||Gilly & the Girl||Bank Street Patio Bar|
|June 18||5:00pm||Jeff Jarrett||Eaton’s Beach Florisiana Cuisine|
|June 18||7:00pm||Love, DEAN!||Webb Field|
|June 18||8:00pm||Roosevelt Collier Trio||Marion Theatre|
|June 19||7:00pm||Andy Griggs||Orange Blossom Opry|
|June 25||7:00pm||Thomas McClary’s Commodore Experience||Webb Field|
|June 26||7:00pm||Fleetwood Max||Circle Square Cultural Center|
|June 26||7:00pm||Wade Hayes||Orange Blossom Opry|