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Central Florida Truck Show

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CENTRAL FLORIDA TRUCK SHOW SUNDAY, JUNE 15TH 12PM-6PM OCALA DRIVE-IN 4850 S. PINE AVE. OCALA, FL 34480 Come out this Sunday June 15th, and join Xtreme Auto Shows for The Central Florida Truck Show.  Invite your Dad to the Ocala Drive-in to enjoy a fun day packed with Jeeps, awesome trucks, music, vendors and much more. Xtreme Auto Shows will ... Read More »

20th Ford & Mustang Roundup at Silver Springs

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  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 »

Ocala Alterna-Fest VII to Spotlight Young Musicians

On September 7th, Alterna-Fest VII will take place in downtown Ocala, just off the Town Square. The first Alterna-Fest was held in January of 2011, and has grown in popularity with each successive show since. These shows have all been successful, and fun for those involved. What is Alterna-Fest? According to Daniel Long, guitarist and vocalist for Fear to Fail, ... Read More »

Earthfest at Arbor Day

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EarthFest at Arbor Day celebrated the great outdoors at Tuscawilla Park on April 27, 2013. It was an event filled with a lot of fun for the young and the young at heart. There was great outdoor music, a hula hoop contest, professional tree climbers and lots of wonderful vendors and sponsors. Read more Read More »

“PRO RODEO AT ITS BEST” March 23-24, 2012

Pro rodeo action returns to the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala with the 19th Annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo on March 23-24, 2012.  Get ready for two jam-packed performances filled with exciting competition in saddle and bareback bronc riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and, the always popular and most dangerous eight seconds in rodeo, bull riding.   Mark ... Read More »

Calling all Elvis fans!

“The 2012 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest”™ Do you know what it takes to “fill the blue suede shoes™” of The King?   Come and find out as Elvis Tribute Artists from across the country compete for this coveted title at “The 2012 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ – Fill the Blue Suede Shoes™” at Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, ... Read More »

Spring Festival 2012 poster and essay contest

MARION COUNTY, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2012) – The UF/IFAS Marion County Master Gardeners invite local youth to grow their creativity by participating in the Spring Festival 2012 poster and essay contest. The poster contest is open to youth in kindergarten-eighth grade (divided into three groups by grade level), and the write my essay for me contest is open to youth ... Read More »

Concert: Bronx Wanderers 2-17-12

Being a teenager in the Bronx back in the ‘50s and early ‘60s was unlike being a kid anywhere else in the universe. There was a magic in the air that blended right in with the sweet aroma of Mama’s cooking. It was the liberating sound of doo-wop and rock ‘n roll. This music had heart, soul, purity and a ... Read More »

Local teens kick-off the 2nd annual WinterFest 2011

WinterFest 2011 Minutes before WinterFest 2011 was about to begin, a light drizzle had begun. Breakdancers were getting ready to do their thing and singers were preparing to sing. Thankfully, the weather cleared, the Christmas tree lights illuminated, and the spectators enjoyed a beautiful night on the downtown square. The 2nd annual WinterFest was a Christian youth event, organized by ... Read More »

EARS-Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary

A home for the wild: an endangered animal sanctuary north of Ocala While most people would be frightened to see a tiger roaming the yard, for Gail Bowen, it’s a warm welcome home. After all, “He’s just a doll,” she said of the enormous tiger growling during his feeding hour. Bowen, 64, is the co-founder of the Endangered Animal Rescue ... Read More »