Social Scene | August 2023

Sam Anderson, Shae Bement and Isa Prewitt checked out the Sounds of Summer Concert on July 8th at the Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park. The family-friendly event included entertainment, a dunk tank, games and fireworks.

Photo by Bruce Ackerman

Sounds of Summer Concert & Fireworks
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

From family-friendly games and entertainment to fireworks, the July 8th celebration featured something for everyone. The park, which is filled with tributes to local military men and women, is supported by the Friends of Marion County Veterans Park Foundation.

Bring The Heat Dog Dock Diving
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

The International Dog Sports event on July 1st and 2nd had multiple jump opportunities, like distance, fetching and speed. A wide range of canines participated, along with their adoring humans.

Free First Saturday
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

Our world-class museum offers free admission the first Saturday of each month. On July 1st, visitors could view exhibits, create art in the Artspace, check out some food trucks and see a screening of Creature from the Black Lagoon.

Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

The April 14th to June 23rd series was sponsored by the city of Ocala and Marion Cultural Alliance. Most concerts took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex, except in the case of inclement weather, when they moved to the nearby E.D. Croskey venue.

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