A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can't miss events.
Ocala Civic Theatre
March 4-21 | 2 & 7:30pm
The tender and touching story of two kindred spirits connected by love letters. Visit ocalacivictheatre.com for showtimes and tickets.
First Friday Artwalk
March 5 | 6-9pm
Watch artists at work, participate in hands-on art activities and enjoy live music and a classic car display. Visit ocalalfl.org/artwalk for more information.
Spring Plant Sale
Crones Cradle Conserve Foundation
Shop a diverse selection of culinary herbs and learn about cover crops, cooking with herbs and pest management. Visit cronescradleconserve.org for more information.
Timberline Farm, Belleview
March 13, 10am-6pm | March 14, noon-6pm
Family fun includes train, pony and hay rides, games, farm animals, crafts and vendors, a country store and a giant haystack slide. Visit timberlinefarm.net for more information.
Southeastern Pro Rodeo
Southeastern Livestock Pavilion
March 19-20 | 7:30pm
Nonstop excitement including roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and the most dangerous 8 seconds in sports – bull riding. Visit ocalarodeo.com for tickets and more information.
Artist’s Outlook: Christopher Still
The Appleton Museum of Art hosts Christopher Still, known for his paintings of Florida’s wildlife, people and landscapes, for a free Zoom talk. Visit appletonmuseum.org for more information.
Guns & Hoses
Downtown and Marion County Sheriff’s Office Training Complex
Run a 5K in downtown Ocala alongside first responders, then watch them compete in combat and tactical challenges at the training complex. Kids’ activities include emergency vehicles on display. Visit ocalamainstreet.com for details.
Bourbon in the Barn
World Equestrian Center
The annual event to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Marion County features live music by The Quartermoon Band, dinner, bourbon sampling and a live auction. Visit fb.com/bgcofmarion for more information.
|March 5||6:00pm||Retro Sounds||Ocala Downtown Square|
|March 5||6:00pm||Jeff Jarrett||Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar|
|March 6||2:30 & 7:00pm||Rhonda Vincent||Orange Blossom Opry|
|March 6||6:00pm||Dallas Tyler||Locos Grill & Pub|
|March 12||6:30pm||Gilly and the Girl||La Cuisine French Restaurant|
|March 12||7:00pm||The Big Bad||The Crazy Cucumber|
|March 13||6:00pm||Becky Sinn||Locos Grill & Pub|
|March 13||2:30 & 7:00pm||Jason D. Williams||Orange Blossom Opry|
|March 14||3:00pm||Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band: A Disney Celebration||Ocala/Marion County Veterans Memorial Park|
|March 15||3:00 & 7:00pm||The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra Classic Concert||The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center|
|March 18||8:00pm||Jam Night with Adam Rountree||The Keep Downtown|
|March 20||6:00pm||Chris McNeil||Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar|
|March 20||2:30 & 7:00pm||T. Graham Brown||Orange Blossom Opry|
|March 20||7:00pm||Completely Unchained Van Halen Tribute||Circle Square Cultural Center|
|March 26||7:00pm||Motown in Motion||Circle Square Cultural Center|
|March 27||Noon||Cap Smith & the Hogtown Slayers||War Horse Harley-Davidson|
|March 27||2:30 & 7:00pm||Ronnie McDowell||Orange Blossom Opry|
|March 27||5:00pm||The Mudds||La Cuisine French Restaurant|
|March 27||9:00pm||Side Piece||Pi on Broadway|
|March 29||8:00pm||Kenny G||Reilly Arts Center|