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ELO Board of Directors votes to support Silver Springs Film Festival

ELO Board January 2014

Ocala, FL – Feb 14th 2014 Emerging Leaders of Ocala, a young professionals’ organization geared towards providing its members a platform to be influential and successful, met with Laurie Zink, the Executive Director of the Ocala Film Foundation on Wednesday. The board voted in support of offering its members the opportunity to participate in welcoming young filmmakers to the Ocala ... Read More »

Willie Nelson Draws Record Numbers

Crowd gathered stageside at Willie Nelcon event at Silver Springs State Park

Country music legend Willie Nelson is “On The Road Again” after kicking off his 2014 U.S. tour at Silver Springs State Park last Saturday, February 1st. Central Florida fans of Nelson came out in full force to the Twin Oaks Mansion stage to eat, drink, and listen to the tunes that he’s made famous over the years. Singing along to ... Read More »

Ocala’s First Friday Art Walk on February 7th

Information about Ocala's February Art Walk

Ocala continues the First Friday Art Walk tradition this February. Come downtown to see local artists, take in some live entertainment, let the kids participate in free activities and more.  Performance artists this month include Michael Mathews, Caitlin Green, Nick Abounader, and Jessica Morin. Read More »

Still Time for Registration for T-Ball Leagues

Tee ball player at the plate

City of Ocala 110 SE Watula Avenue Ocala FL 34471 (352) 629-CITY (2489) For Immediate Release  STILL TIME TO REGISTRATION FOR T-BALL LEAGUES  OCALA, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2014) – There is still time to register for the Jervey Gantt and Martin Luther King, Jr. T-Ball league. The leagues are open to players 4-7 years old. Coaches, volunteers and sponsors are ... Read More »

Ford & Mustang Roundup Recap

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Recorded Live at the 20th Annual Ford & Mustang Roundup. Take a look at some great automobiles from original, fully stock classics to one of a kind modern custom works of automotive art. Just one of the events this year at Silver Springs State Park. Read More »

Ocala Horse Properties Granted Naming Rights for New Stadium at HITS Post Time Farm


HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce that the new stadium at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida will be named The Ocala Horse Properties Stadium beginning with the 2014 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, which runs January 15 through March 24. “We at Ocala Horse Properties are very excited about this announcement and are committed to helping grow the horse show circuit here in ... Read More »

Stand Your Ground movie premier – The Marion Theatre


      Premiering this Friday, January 17th at the historic Marion theater is director Michael McClendon’s latest film, Stand Your Ground. The movie, based on a true story, tells the struggle of Jackie Carpenter (played by actress Francine Locke) and her son Jason Veitch (played by actor Drew Matthews) as they fight for Veitch’s freedom after a controversial shooting. Was ... Read More »

20th Ford & Mustang Roundup at Silver Springs

Mustang Car Show at SilverSprings State Park Banner

  Fire up your engines and cruise out to Silver Springs State Park this weekend for the 20th Annual Ford and Mustang Car Show. The event, which has become an Ocala tradition, is the largest annual Ford and Mustang show in the Southeastern United States. “If we have good weather, we could easily expect 800 to 900 cars,” Rick Schmidt ... Read More »

The Waters of Silver Springs

Glass Bottom Boat on the Silver River

The waters of Silver Springs are still flowing, the cormorants are still out sunning themselves on logs, and the famous glass bottom boats are still gliding over the head spring. While on the surface things appear as they always have, October of 2013 has sent ripples of change throughout the park, which will affect it for years to come. Silver ... Read More »