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Weekend Planner 6/24/22

Published: May. 6, 2022 at 7:03 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2022 at 11:59 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Happy Friday everyone! Some things to do indoors and out, weather permitting.

Gainesville’s Free Fridays Concert Series rolls on through the summer. The event, which runs through October, is hailed as the regions “largest free outdoor concert series”. It features a wide variety of music from local and regional talent. Tonight the band Stereo Vudu performs a mix of rock, blues, and funk. It’s 7 to 9 tonight at Bo Diddley Plaza downtown.

For something a bit different, the Ocala Civic Theatre is hosting the Barbergators Chorus and Quartets Saturday at 2 pm. The benefit show is a fundraiser for the theatre. The Barbergators, which have been performing in and around Gainesville for over 40 years, sing in a classic barbershop style, with some doo-wop, gospel, and pop.

Back in Gainesville, Celebration Pointe is hosting PinkFest Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm. PinkFest is designed to raise awareness of cancer while educating the community. There’ll be vendors with educational tools and products to help those dealing with the disease. There’ll also be live Q and A sessions, music and more.

The Cade Museum’s exhibit Animationland continues through the summer... and beyond. The exhibit, which comes from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, helps you learn how animated features are created. And you can make your own animated production by sketching, making stop-motion movies, and more. It’s Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 4.

As for sports, how about fencing? You can check out the Sunshine State Games competition at the Legacy Park Multipurpose Center in Alachua Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy your weekend!

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