Florida Events Calendar

    Whatever your passion, Florida has something for you. Here are just some of the major events scheduled this month in the Sunshine State. Please check individual websites for more details.

    The Longines Global Champions Tour, held in Miami, is called the “Formula One” of show jumping. It features some of the best four-legged jumpers and two-legged riders in the world.

    The Longines Global Champions Tour, held in Miami, is called the “Formula One” of show jumping. It features some of the best four-legged jumpers and two-legged riders in the world.

    - Longines Global Champions Tour




    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FAIR & EXPOSITION – A.K.A The Youth Fair, this family-friendly event turns 66 this year. More than 600,000 people attended last year. Highlights include more than 90 heart-pounding rides, two huge Kiddielands, yummy fair food, livestock and agricultural competitions, live concerts, a European style circus and as they say, much, much more.

    When: March 23-April 16, except for March 27-28 and April 3-4
    Where: Fair Expo Center, Miami
    Web: thefair.me/thefair/

    ROCK THE OCEAN TORTUGA MUSIC FESTIVAL – In five short years, this gathering has become one of the most anticipated music festivals in the country. The sands of Fort Lauderdale will once again be transformed into an oceanfront multi-stage fest for music lovers and ocean lovers alike. The Friday, Saturday and Sunday headliners are, respectively, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton and Kenny Chesney. Other featured acts are Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, Slightly Stoopid, Nelly and Old Dominion. New this year: The Reef, a dedicated viewing area in front of the main stage with closer proximity to amenities.
    When: April 7-9
    Where: Fort Lauderdale Beach
    Web: tortugamusicfestival.com

    VENICE SHARK’S TOOTH FESTIVAL – Did you know that Venice, a great little town on the Southwest coast, is known as the “Shark’s Tooth Capital of the World?” That’s because of the millions of shark’s teeth that have washed up on the beaches there. The festival turns 25 this year. Shark memorabilia will be on display and for sale. Also included: kids activities, arts and crafts, live music, a fishing tournament, marine exhibits, a sandcastle contest and great seafood.
    When:  April 7-9
    Where: Venice Airport Festival Grounds
    Web: sharkstoothfestival.com

    WYNWOOD LIFE FESTIVAL – This annual event is all about everything Miami loves: art, music, food and fashion. It’s bigger and better this year, with more artists, fashion shows, art displays, bands, interactive features and a collaborative cooking showcase that will highlight popular restaurants and chefs.
    When: April 21-23
    Where: The iconic RC Cola Plant, Miami
    Web: wynwoodlife.com

    ORCHID & PLANT FESTIVAL – Plant lovers will have the opportunity to vividly experience (and purchase) diverse, colorful and fragrant varieties of orchids, tropical plants and herbs and fruit trees. There’s more, too: garden art, food vendors, cocktails, birds of prey, animals and live music.
    When: April 1-2
    Where: Sawgrass Nature Center, Coral Springs
    Web:  sawgrassnaturecenter.org

    UNDERGROUND LAUDERDALE FASHION WEEKEND – The big draw is Nicole Miller, but this gathering mostly promotes fashion designers on the rise.  There will be a series of runway shows, pop-up shops and parties. Ms. Miller will open the catwalk shows by presenting her 2017 spring collection. Nina Garcia, Creative Director of Marie Claire magazine and a regular judge on Project Runway, will emcee the Nicole Miller show.  Other fashion celebs include Susanne Bartsch, queen of New York City nightlife since the 1980s and Angela George, creator of the Alice & Trixie collection.
    When: March 30-April 2
    Where: FAT Village in downtown Fort Lauderdale
    Web: UndergroundLauderdaleFashionWeekend.com

    O, MIAMI POETRY FESTIVAL – This month-long event’s bold mission is to have every person in Miami-Dade County encounter a poem. Mixing traditional readings with innovative poetry-in-public places projects, the festival weaves poetry into the fabric of the city’s existing infrastructure and cultural life. It’s a community-based festival that considers itself a “Miami” festival first and a “poetry” festival second because the poetry is the means to celebrate the city.
    When: April 1-30
    Where: Various locations throughout Greater Miami and The Beaches
    Web: omiami.org

    EQUESTRIAN SHOW JUMPING – It’s called the “Formula One” of show jumping, and with good reason. The Longines Global Champions Tour always features some of the best four-legged jumpers and two-legged riders in the world. Make sure you leave some time for the best people-watching on the planet at the Miami Beach outdoor eateries and watering holes.
    When: April 13-15
    Where: Collins Park, Miami Beach
    Web: globalchampionstour.com

    35th ANNUAL CONCH REPUBLIC INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION – The Florida Keys didn’t really officially leave the United States – or did they? Judge for yourself and have a great time at this 10-day, tongue-firmly-planted-in-cheek bash. Events include: a drag race (not cars; remember, this is the Keys!), a wacky bed race, polar plunge, a light-hearted sea battle featuring tall ships and a cruiser car show. Go early in the festival and see the hilarious play, Conch Republic, The Musical.
    When: April 21-30
    Where: Various locations in Key West
    Web: fla-keys.com/calendarofevents and fringetheater.org

    GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE… -- There are two great car auctions in SoFla this month:  The Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction at the Expo Center on the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach and the Collector Car Auction at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale. At each one you can get in on the bidding – or just gawk – at some beautiful machines, from American classics to European sports cars. And, each event offers a wide array of “automobilia” – dealership signs, hood ornaments, gas pumps, racing posters, transportation toys and much more.
    When: Respectively, April 6-8, and March 31-April 2
    Web: Respectively, barrett-jackson.com and auctionsamerica.com

    MIAMI BEACH GAY PRIDE – This annual event drew more than 60,000 people last year and features more than 125 LGTB-friendly vendors, exciting celebrities, musical performances, parties, parades, refreshments, food and a family-friendly play area.
    When: April 7-9
    Where: Ocean Drive, between 5th and 15th Streets, Miami Beach
    Web: miamibeachgaypride.com

    DELRAY AFFAIR – It’s pedestrians only, so join the throngs who cram 12 city blocks and side streets for all kinds of fun, highlighted by one of the largest arts & crafts festivals in the Southeast. Also included: concerts, street entertainers, great food (don’t miss the conch fritters) and a family-fun zone featuring 30 arcade games (none involving shooting and violence).
    When: April 7-9
    Where: Downtown Delray Beach
    Web: delrayaffair.com

    THE BLUE WILD OCEAN ADVENTURE EXPO – If you love the ocean and believe that life should be one big adventure, this one is for you.  Experts on just about anything life-on-the-water related will be on hand. Topics include: spearfishing, lobstering, swamp exploration, stand up paddle boarding, adventure travel, surfing, marine art, underwater photography and videography, marine art and scuba diving.
    When: April 22-23
    Where: Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale
    Web: thebluewild.com

    LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! -- There are three film festivals of note in SoFla in April – one on the west coast (the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, April 26-30) and two on the east coast (the  Palm Beach International Film Festival, March 29-April 2, and the MiFO Film Fest, April 21-30). All feature world premieres, celebrities, parties and much more. (Note: MiFO is the new name for the Miami and Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festivals. However, there are still two festivals: the Miami event this month and the Fort Lauderdale gathering in October.)
    Web: Respectively: fmbfilmfest.com, pbifilmfest.org and mifofilm.com

    HATSUME FAIR – A normally tranquil park will be transformed into a unique Japanese festival that features Taiko drumming, martial arts demonstrations, samurai sword fighting performances, a costume and fashion show contest, arts & crafts, yummy street fair food and plant sales. There are lots of activities for kids, including getting to meet some of their favorite anime, comic book and pop culture characters.
    When: April 1-2
    Where: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach
    Web: morikami.org/hatsume

    POMPANO BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL – Yummy food for sure – but so much more. There’s a craft fair, lots of great live music on three stages and a great kids’ zone.
    When: April 28-30
    Where: On and near the Pompano Beach Pier in Pompano Beach
    Web: pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com

    FLORIDA KEYS ISLAND FEST – More than 100 artists and crafters will display their work, but there is much more: live music, a “Taste of the Islands” foodie competition, kids activities and the All-American Road Cruisers Car show.
    When: April 1-2
    Where: Founders Park, Islamorada
    Web: islamoradachamber.com

    8th ANNUAL SUNCOAST BBQ & BLUEGRASS BASH – If you want mouth-watering chicken, ribs, chili, pork and beef brisket, along with outstanding toe-tapping live bluegrass music, this one will satisfy on both counts.  Much more, too: a kids park, chili cook-off, barbecue cook-off, a cornhole tournament and a sporting clays shooting tournament. More than $20,000 in prizes is up for grabs.
    When: April 14-15
    Where: Venice Airport Festival Grounds, Venice
    Web: suncoastbbqbash.com

    REDLAND BLUES & BARBECUE FESTIVAL – The sixth annual bash features award-winning BBQ and great music, but offers a whole lot more, too: a Miccosukee Indian alligator show, the interactive Homestead Miami Speedway zone, bungee jumping, rock climbing and pony rides.
    When: April 22-23
    Where: Fruit & Spice Park, Homestead
    Web: redlandfruitandspice.com

    The Fort Pierce Oyster Festival spans two days this year, which means a weekend full of delicious oysters, seafood, BBQ, live music and the crowd-pleasing Great Coconut Float Race.

    The Fort Pierce Oyster Festival spans two days this year, which means a weekend full of delicious oysters, seafood, BBQ, live music and the crowd-pleasing Great Coconut Float Race.

    - The Fort Pierce Oyster Festival



    INDIAN RIVER NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL – Fishing and boating enthusiasts from around Florida descend on this Treasure Coast town’s two-day fest, which features hundreds of marine and nautical vendors, nautical and marine-related décor and artwork, delicious seafood dishes, local bands, craft beer and more.
    When: April 1-2
    Where: Indian River Fairgrounds, Vero Beach
    Web: flnauticalfleamarket.com

    SUN ‘N FUN INTERNATIONAL FLY-IN & EXPO – Part dazzling air show, part educational forum and part family festival, this Fly-In is expected to draw 200,000 visitors, aviators, exhibitors, vendors, volunteers and performers to the SUN ‘n FUN campus. Each of the six days is packed with exciting shows, ceremonies and special guests.
    When: April 4-9
    Where: SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus, Lakeland
    Web: www.flysnf.org

    STRINGBREAK MUSIC FEST – Bluegrass, zydeco, rock and jam bands are the focal point of this rugged, outdoorsy music festival, but the real draw is the beautiful Nature Coast setting and the primitive campgrounds where music fans and families (dogs are welcome, too!) can settle in for a few days, meet new friends around the campfire and enjoy the tunes.
    When: April 6-9
    Where: Sertoma Ranch, Brooksville
    Web: riverhawkmusic.com

    35th ANNUAL SUNCOAST BOAT SHOW – Those in the market for a boat, or even just curious, can compare hundreds of boats of all types from the Gulf Coast's leading dealers and shop for electronics, marine accessories, jewelry, art, clothing and more while enjoying scenic waterfront views, live music and food and cold drinks at two onsite restaurants.
    When: April 21-23
    Where: Marina Jack, downtown Sarasota
    Web: showmanagement.com

    COTEE RIVER SEAFEST – This popular, family-friendly festival returns with all-day music, a boat show, magician performances, the “Ducktona 500” rubber ducky race, an art show and photo contest, bounce houses, craft vendors, and of course, delicious seafood dishes such as crab cakes, grouper sandwiches and crawfish.
    When: April 21-23
    Where: New Port Richey
    Web: nprmainstreet.com

    MAINSAIL ART FESTIVAL – Celebrating its 42nd year along St. Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront, the Mainsail Art Festival now draws more than 100,000 visitors who come to see some of the country’s most talented artists and enjoy live bands, street performances, kids’ art activities and a variety of food and desserts.
    When: April 22-23
    Where: Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg
    Web: mainsailart.org

    AVON PARK BLUEGRASS BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL – For a taste of small town Florida – as well as a taste of blueberries – check out this Avon Park Noon Rotary Club fundraiser that serves up a healthy dose of local and regional bluegrass music all day long while vendors sell blueberry treats, jams and sauces, volunteers sell BBQ chicken dinners and children run wild in the Kids Zone.
    When: April 29
    Where: Donaldson Park, Avon Park
    Web: avonparkrotaryblueberryfestival.com

    FORT PIERCE OYSTER FESTIVAL – After growing in popularity, this oyster fest extends to two days this year, which means a weekend full of delicious oysters, seafood, BBQ, live music and the crowd-pleasing Great Coconut Float Race. The oyster indulgence goes to a good cause; the shells are used to build oyster reefing efforts in the Indian River Lagoon.
    When: April 1-2
    Where: Downtown Fort Pierce
    Web: ftpierceoysterfest.com

    INTERNATIONAL CUBAN SANDWICH FESTIVAL – While Tampa and Miami have battled for decades over which city has the most authentic Cuban sandwich, this fun sandwich smackdown invites restaurants from as far as London and Seoul to come and compete for the title of world’s tastiest. Witness the world’s biggest Cuban sandwich the first day and then eat your way to Latin cuisine nirvana.
    When: April 1-2
    Where: Ybor City, Tampa
    Web: thecubansandwichfestival.com

    GULFPORT SPRINGFEST – What says “springtime” more than garden art and fairies? Buy flowers and plants and other arts, crafts and gifts in a fantasy-like setting of women dressed as fairies, men in wizard- and Renaissance-themed getups and jugglers throwing fire. There’s even a dog costume contest, a maypole dance and a faerie and gnome house contest.
    When: April 14-15
    Where: Downtown Gulfport
    Web: facebook.com/GulfportSpringfest

    TREASURE COAST SYMPHONY’S MASTERWORKS NO. 2 – Support and enjoy community orchestra by attending this lively concert that includes Smetana's Ma Vlast: Vltava and Dvorak's Symphony No. 8. The performance concludes the 2016-17 season and will also highlight a performing 2017 TCS Young Artist Scholarship Recipient.
    When: April 9
    Where: Jensen Beach
    Web: treasurecoastsymphony.org

    APOPKA ART AND FOLIAGE FESTIVAL – This longtime combo fest of both original artwork and stunning plants and flowers brings another great event to Apopka’s best park, showcasing and selling expertly grown foliage that ranges from bonsai to begonias to butterfly plants. Pick up some goods to beautify your home and garden while dancing along to lively bands and letting the kids hit the hay bale maze.
    When: April 29-30
    Where: Kit Land Nelson Park, Apopka
    Web: apopkaartandfoliagefestival.org

    PINELLAS PEPPER FEST – If you can stand the heat, this funny little fest is for you. The Pinellas Pepper Fest brings the region’s hottest peppers and sauces to one place for tasters to test their spice stamina. Amateur salsa and hot sauce makers get to try out their recipes on judges while brave souls enter the pepper-eating contest and Spicy Lolly Lick-A-Thon.
    When: April 8-9
    Where: England Brothers Bandshell Park, Pinellas Park
    Web: pinellaspepperfest.com

    TAMPA BAY COFFEE & ART FESTIVAL – While the Tampa Bay area’s craft beer scene has received nationwide press, the region’s craft coffee roasters and brewers have quietly made names for themselves as well. Try local coffeehouse favorites such as Buddy Brew, Birds of a Feather and Mountaineer brews and watch live demonstrations and other activities.
    When: April 8
    Where: Brandon
    Web: dcnoise.com/tbcaf 

    LEESBURG BIKEFEST – Bikers from all over the world take over 30 blocks of Leesburg for this wild three-day party dedicated to motorcycle riders and their kin. This year’s event promises more than 70 concerts, hundreds of vendors, bike shows, bikini contests, poker runs, death-defying demonstrations and other fun entertainment.
    When: April 28-30
    Where: Downtown Leesburg
    Web: leesburgbikefest.com

    “Preserving Eden”: Clyde Butcher’s Photographs of Florida, is a traveling exhibit that features five-by-nine-foot canvases that capture the state’s largely unexplored lush landscape.

    “Preserving Eden”: Clyde Butcher’s Photographs of Florida, is a traveling exhibit that features five-by-nine-foot canvases that capture the state’s largely unexplored lush landscape.

    - Clyde Butcher



    “PRESERVING EDEN”: CLYDE BUTCHER’S PHOTOGRAPHS OF FLORIDA — Considered the modern day Ansel Adams of Florida photography, Clyde Butcher is known for his large-format black and white nature prints. Butcher makes his home in the Everglades and many of his extraordinary images are captured on treks through the Sunshine State’s less accessible wetlands, dunes, coastal hammock and inland swamp. This traveling exhibit features five-by-nine-foot canvases that capture the state’s largely unexplored lush landscape. He will visit the museum on April 6 for a presentation and book signing.
    When: through May 1
    Where: Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
    Web: museumoffloridahistory.com

    26TH ANNUAL LENTEN ORGAN CONCERT SERIES — During Lent, Memorial Presbyterian Church has not only has opened up its doors to the public but it has invited some of the best organists from Northeast to play the church’s Aoelian-Skinner pipe organ. Each Wednesday features a new guest artist and different musical presentation. The series culminates with a collaboration between organist Ray McDonald and the Florida Brass Quintet.
    When: March 15, 22, 29, April 5
    Where: Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Augustine
    Web: memorialpcusa.org

    FLORIDA’S SEA TURTLES — Explore one of Florida’s remaining undeveloped barrier islands and get a first-hand account of the lifecycle of the sea turtles which use Little Talbot Island’s beaches to lay their eggs. A park ranger will lead the program. Afterward, roll out your beach towel and enjoy an afternoon soaking up the sun on one of Northeast Florida’s most gorgeous locales.
    When: April 1
    Where: Little Talbot Island State Park, Jacksonville
    Web: floridastateparks.org/Little-Talbot-Island

    HOLI FESTIVAL OF COLORS — Show your true colors and celebrate new life, new growth and new beginnings at this family-friendly event that takes a traditional outdoor music festival and ups the ante with a blast or two (or seven) of color. Yes, imagine the best part of color run — the color throw — occurring each half hour. A diverse lineup of musicians will play everything from folk to soul to EDM.
    When: April 2
    Where: Hare Krishna Farm, Alachua
    Web: www.colorflorida.com

    BLUE ANGELS PRACTICE — Ooh and aah while the world-famous pilots speed by overhead at speeds of 700 miles per hour while defying physics with their dazzling aerial feats. This is a great chance to catch the Pensacola-based Blue Angels during their hour-long, mid-week practices. The Blues sign autographs after Wednesday sessions inside the National Naval Aviation Museum.
    When: April 4-5, 11-14, 18-19, 25-26
    Where: National Naval Aviation Museum
    Web: navalaviationmuseum.org

    WORD OF [SOUTH] A FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE AND MUSIC — Explore the relationship between the written and sung word at this three-day event which celebrates the work of authors and musicians. Featured authors include Florida fictional satirist Tim Dorsey and the Southern lit queen Joshilyn Jackson. Featured musicians include John Paul White (The Civil Wars) and the iconic 90s pop artist Joan Osborne (One of Us).
    When: April 7-9
    Where: Capital City Amphitheater/Cascades Park, Tallahassee
    Web: wordofsouthfestival.com

    SPRINGING THE BLUES FESTIVAL: Soak up some sun while listening to tunes performed by more than 20 blues artists on two ocean-front stages along Jacksonville Beach. Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, the Eric Gales Band and Coco Montoya are featured performers. The 27th annual event, which draws more than 125,000 people has been named one of the top 20 destination events in the county by the Southeast Tourism Society and also includes a nightly after party at Mojo Kitchen and Blues, a surfing contest and Running the Blues 5K or 2.5K walk.
    When: April 7-9
    Where: Seawalk Plaza, Jacksonville Beach
    Website: springingtheblues.com

    BRADFORD COUNTY STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Bradford County berries don’t have the national recognition of those from Plant City, but its annual festival — held during the peak growing season — is a down home celebration of Starke’s juicy berries which are considered the “sweetest strawberries this side of heaven.” Features the 5K Strawberry Stampede, live music, entertainment, arts and crafts vendor, kids’ activities, paid helicopter flights and all kinds of berrylicious treats.
    When: April 8-9
    Where: downtown Starke
    Web: bradfordcountystrawberryfestival.com

    TALLAHASSEE JEWISH FOOD AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL — The menu alone is a foodie’s dream: corned beef, bagels and lox, knishes, matzo ball soup and falafel plates. Then there’s the sweet treats like New York-style cheesecake, rugelach, noodle kugel. Of course, the food isn’t the only draw and you’ll be able to nosh and schmooze with friends and family while being serenaded by contemporary and traditional Jewish music.
    When: April 9
    Where: Temple Israel, Tallahassee
    Web: templeisraeltlh.org

    WAKULLA WILDLIFE FESTIVAL — Birders will especially enjoy this two-day festival in Wakulla Springs State Park with a large focus on birding species. Lectures include Talon Talk (birds of prey), Tigers in the Sky (owl species that make Florida home) and The Magic of Bird Banding (gathering information on the songbirds that live in the springs). The family-focused festival features children’s crafts, games and activities, as well as live music, living history demonstrations and food vendors.
    When: April 14-15
    Where: Wakulla Springs State Park
    Web: wakullawildlifefestival.com

    ICHETUCKNEE TIME MACHINE HISTORY TOUR — For most Floridians, mention Ichetuckenee and it brings to mind a lazy float down the river in multi-hued inflatables and kitschy-themed rafts. But deep in the forest is the site of the 17th century Mission de San Martin de Timucua. Learn about the ancient Timucuan capital of Aquacalyquen on this guided tour of the mission. Reservations are recommended and tour participants are transported to the fort by van.
    When: April 15
    Where: Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Fort White
    Web: floridastateparks.org/Ichetucknee-Springs

    SEABREEZE JAZZ FESTIVAL — If you prefer your jazz to be a little Kenny G with the chill stylings of Brian Culbertson and rounded out by Candy Dulfer (one of the top female saxophonists), then make plans to attend one of the nation’s top smooth jazz fests. The oh-so-cool lineup also features Boney James, Tower of Power, West Coast Jam feat. Rich Braun, Sheila E, Eric Darius, Althea Rane and Ken Ford.
    When: April 19-23
    Where: Aaron Bessant Park, Panama City Beach
    Web: seabreezejazzfestival.com

    34TH ANNUAL DOWN HOME DAYS FESTIVAL: Take a fun-filled day trip to one of the “Best Little Towns in Florida” for the three-day festival featuring a themed parade (Let Freedom Ring), a Frog Hop contest, 1K and 5K walk/runs, arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment, petting zoo and food vendors. Other event highlights include Thursday’s Pet Contest and the Friday Night Under the Lights football game.
    When: April 20-22
    Where: Madison, various venues
    Website: madisonfl.org

    WINE & DINE — Sip and savor during one of these vino-themed events:

    • Sandestin Wine Festival: Treat yourself to gourmet wine dinners, brunch on the beach, yoga and mimosas or a seafood and champagne voyage during the 31st annual event. Of course, the piece de resistance of the fete is Friday and Saturday’s Grand Tasting. (April 20-23 at Village of Baytowne Wharf in Destin, sandestinwinefestival.com
    • Perdido Key Wine and Art Festival: Enjoy hand-picked wines with signature dishes from Perdido Key’s best local restaurants while listening to live music and viewing the work of three artists during “Taste of Perdido”. The popular event has expanded to two days (Friday and Saturday) to meet demand. Keep the party going with Sunday’s Brunch Champagne Tasting. (April 21-23 at Villagio Town Centre in Pensacola, visitperdido
    • South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival: Meet renowned winemakers, rub elbows with celebrity chefs, attend wine seminars and choose your samples wisely from more than 800 wines at the Grand Tasting on either Saturday or Sunday. Other experience events during the festival include the Tasting of Champions, Craft Beer & Spirits Jam and the Destin Charity Wine Auction. (April 27-30 in Sandestin, sowalwine.com

    HIGH SPRINGS PIONEER DAYS: Stroll the tree-lined streets in the antique-capital of Northern Florida during the 41st annual celebration which features a modern arts and craft market, locals demonstrating old-time skills used by the first settlers in the state and Shoot-Out Reenactments.
    When: April 22-23
    Where: James Paul Park, High Springs
    Web: highsprings.com

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