On the Scene – June 2021

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
10:30am

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
Webb Field
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
NOMA Gallery
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
3pm

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
9am

This inaugural four-person, 18-hole scramble will benefit the West Port High School Wolf Pack Football Club student athletes. Email thepackfootballclub@gmail.com to register or receive more information.

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

Date Time Event Venue
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
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