Lots of fun in store for Ocala/Marion County

“Around the World in Eighty Days”

This fast-paced comedy will be on stage at the Ocala Civic Theater from January 20 through February 6. Visit https://ocalacivictheatre.com/ for more details.

Lee Ann Womack

Country music superstar Lee Ann Womack will perform at 7:30 p.m. on January 21 at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. Visit reillyartscenter.com or call 351-1606 for tickets and details.

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Bluegrass and BBQ

Live musical performances by the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys and local artisans will be presented as part of the Tuscawilla Art Park Series at Tuscawilla Art Park, 223 NE Fifth St., Ocala, on January 21 from 6-9 p.m. Cash bar and BBQ from Big Lee’s Serious about BBQ food truck will be on site. Tickets $7 online and $10 at the door. Visit ocalafl.org/artpark or 629-8447.

Bill Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Group

The multiple Grammy Award-winning entertainer performs January 21 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church Ocala, 2801 SE Maricamp Road during his Something Good is About to Happen Tour. For tour schedule and tickets, visit www.gaither.com

Golden City Concert

The Alabama-based four-part harmony band performs at College Road Baptist Church, 5010 SW College Road, Ocala on January 21 beginning at 7 p.m. A $15 donation will be accepted at the door. For more information, call (352) 237-5741 or visit CollegeRoad.org.

Honor Recital of the 31st Annual Young Artists Competition

Outstanding young classical musicians take the stage January 22 at 3 p.m. at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala, for a spirited competition and display of artistry. Visit reillyartscenter.com or call 351-1606 for tickets and details.

Ira Holmes International Film Series

The College of Central Florida opens the series with a dramatic portrayal of a singer waiting to hear the results of a biopsy. “Cleo From 5 to 7” will screen January 25 at the Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, at 2 p.m. and at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 SW College Road, Building 8, Room 110, with a special introduction by Professor Holmes, 7 p.m. The public is invited to the 60th Anniversary Launch Reception at 6:30 p.m. For more information on the Holmes series, filmmaking workshops, and Q&A, visit CF.edu/filmseries.

An evening with Leo Kottke

The legendary master guitarist and Grammy-winning musician brings jazz, blues and folk to the Reilly Arts Center in a one-of-a-kind performance on January 26 at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit reillyartscenter .com.

Wynonna Judd

Wynonna Judd

Wynonna Judd and the Big Noise will perform at 7:30 p.m. on January 27 at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. A country music star who needs no introduction, Judd has sold over 30 million albums worldwide during his 34-year career. Tickets and details at reillyartscenter.com.

Ocala Symphony Orchestra Open Rehearsal

Students and families are invited to take a behind-the-scenes look at the OSO at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala, as the orchestra prepares for “The Four Temperaments” on January 28 at 7 p.m. Snacks are provided and admission is free. The stage performance takes place on January 29 and 30. Please RSVP to [email protected] or call 351-1606 for more information on rehearsals and official performance tickets.

Maharajah Flamenco Trio in Concert

The Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. welcomes the rich and diverse sounds of this world-renowned trio as they perform a blend of music from Spain, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean and other cultures on February 5 from 7-9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite by visiting AppletonMuseum.org and selecting “Music” from the Events menu.

Cattle drive and cowboy roundup

Watch real cowboys on February 12 start the morning driving Florida cattle through downtown Ocala to Tuscawilla Park. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes live music, cowboy demonstrations, craft vendors, food trucks, trucks, tractors and trailers, a children’s corral, farm animals, Marion Rotary Duck Derby and more. Visit ocalafl.org or call 629-2489 for details.

BOBA Brunch | Early bolt art

Ocala Cultural Arts presents the Early Bolted Art (BOBA) Brunch from 9-11 a.m. February 19 at the Magnolia Art Xchange, 531 NE First Ave., Ocala. Before strolling around the newly installed sculptures, chat with the panel of artists, enjoy music, brunch, and mimosas on the platform at Ocala’s Union Station. Tickets are $25 online; $30 at the door. For tickets and information, visit www.ocalafl.org/artpark or call 629-8447.

Live Oak International returns after a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic.

Live Oak International

After a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic, the Live Oak International Driving and Show Jumping event will return to Live Oak Stud, 2215 SW 110th Ave., Ocala, March 3-6. With a record number of money and prizes. Spectators can find ticket information at liveoakinternational.com.

Habitat Ocala Strawberry Party

The eighth annual Habitat Ocala Strawberry Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 5 at the McPherson Complex, 601 SE 25th Ave., Ocala. Expect a family atmosphere with vendors, games, rides, bouncy castles, a car show, animal contest, pie contest, entertainment, and lots of strawberries. Visit habitatocala.org/strawberryfestival for details and updates.

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