HIGH SOURCES FINAL ARTISTIC WALK 2021
The seasonal art walk through historic downtown High Springs is winding down for 2021 with more than 20 local artists gracing sidewalks and storefronts from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday along the United States.
Select locations will feature live paintings and demonstrations showcasing the charming hospitality within walking distance of High Springs.
This seasonal monthly event is an opportunity for local artisans and artists to demonstrate and display their talents and offer their works for sale in downtown window displays. Participating host merchants also have special offers and sales during the event.
This month, Lanza Gallery & Art Supplies will welcome the featured artist of the month for December, Ariel Linville of Linville Studios, specializing in botanical photography. High Springs Creates will feature Jason Hyde, a local artist and arborist, and his raw board furniture handcrafted from locally fallen trees. Good News Arts will host a screen printing workshop until 3 p.m.
December’s artists and designers will be scattered across downtown sidewalks with 23 scheduled artists bringing in talented fiber, clay and wood creations as well as photographs and paintings. Look for Art Walk to return in 2022 with more artists and designers throughout the year. The next dates for Art Walk are March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, October 15, November 19 and December 17, 2022.
For more information or if you are a local artist or craftsman interested in participating in an upcoming art walk, visit facebook.com/HighSpringsDowntownMerchants, or call Unique Notions at 318-5719 or Lanza Gallery & Art Supplies 352-474-1049.
“THE NUTCRACKER” AND LESSON WITH CLARA
The all-time favorite for the Nutcracker family – with beautiful dances, sets and costumes – is back!
Everyone needs a hero, and in this case it’s a girl! In this annual performance of the Dance Alive National Ballet, Clara saves the Nutcracker Prince and, to thank her, takes her on a magical journey to the Candy Kingdom, where the exquisite plum fairy offers her a majestic spectacle. Tradition, beauty, grace and a great history – what more could you ask for?
Catch a screening of this holiday family tradition at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Road. Tickets cost $ 25 to $ 45. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit performingarts.ufl.edu or call 392-2787.
After the 2pm show, children can join the charming Clara, heroine of the “Nutcracker” ballet, and Dance Alive National Ballet for a princess-style ballet lesson on stage at the Candy Kingdom. Training is not required. Dress shoes are fine, but you can dance in your socks or ballet flats. Company dancers will be available to help children get as much attention as possible. Special gifts will be distributed after the course. All ages are welcome.
The event begins at 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Road. Participation is $ 25 per person. For more information visit performing arts.ufl.edu or call 392-2787.
THE ULTIMATE SPICE BREAD HOUSE EXPERIENCE
The ultimate gingerbread house experience takes place on Saturday at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. Participants will have fun decorating, singing and dancing while making gingerbread houses. Participants are kindly requested to bring their own kit or they can purchase one at the door.
This free family event begins Saturday at 4 p.m. in the VIP pavilion. If you have any questions, call the reservations office at 386-364-1683. You can receive instructions for the VIP building at the door.
After the Gingerbread Houses are finished, attendees can stay for dinner at the SOS Café, enjoy live music from Jimmy Coleman from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the porch, admire the lights of Suwannee, visit Father. Christmas in the country store, buy a few last-minute gifts from the vendors in the craftsmen’s village or spend the whole weekend on one of the park’s campsites. During live performances, a minimum of $ 5 per person is required, unless otherwise specified.
The SOSMP is located 4.5 miles south of Interstate 75 and 4.5 miles north of Interstate 10 on the Suwannee River off US 129 at 3076 95th Drive in Live Oak.
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“THE EIGHT: MONOLOGUES DE RENNES”
Looking for something different for Christmas this year? Well this is the show for you: eight reindeer getting ready for the real Santa Claus.
All those rumors you’ve heard about him and the elves? What about Rudolph’s little secret? What about the Vixen story that was leaked to the press? It is all true. Yes, the reindeer are finally speaking up and – believe us – they are not holding back!
Not recommended for a younger audience under the age of 15. This production includes talk about sexual assault, adult language, and suggested adult themes. Catch a screening at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Actors’ Depot, 2512 NE First Blvd. Tickets cost $ 25 for general admission, $ 20 for seniors, and $ 15 for students. For more information visit actorswarehouse.org/coming-soon.
“A HAPPY NOL IN THE OLDEST IN THE LAND OF FOU ROUGE”
What if the three wise men weren’t really that wise? What if they were just three regular guys, avoiding conflict at home, who stumbled upon the greatest story ever told?
Set all the history in America today, sprinkle in a little redneck humor and you’ve got the hit “A Good Old Fashioned Redneck Country Christmas!” »Bill, Dave and Jimmy had it with their wives! Even though it’s Christmas Eve and tradition has it for them to be home drinking hot chocolate and singing Christmas carols, the boys decide to take to the mountains for a bit of hunting and lots of beer.
This protest does nothing to improve the mood of women returning to town. Lou runs Lou’s Diner. She and Bill tried to have a baby. Lou’s head waitress, Barbie Jo, is married to Dave, and they have children, but Dave is not interested in family. Darlene is dating Jimmy, but while she’s ready to settle down, Jimmy can’t stand the idea of committing.
It’s going to take a Christmas miracle to reunite these redneck families! Catch a performance at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the High Springs Playhouse, 130 NE First Ave. in High Springs. Tickets are $ 16 for general admission, $ 11 for students, and $ 11 for seniors on Sundays. Visit bit.ly/redneckxmas21a to buy tickets.