"A Christmas Carol": Enjoy the Charles Dickens timeless tale onstage through Dec. 20 at theOcala Civic Theatre, 4337 E.Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Tickets and information at 236-2274 or ocalacivictheatre.com.
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Chronicle Vol. 1: Experience Classic Albums LIVE as they perform the music of Creedence Clearwater Revivals Chronicles at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and details at reillyartscenter.com or 351-1606.
"In Willowbark Woods": This production from the College of Central Floridas Musical Theatre Department will be online only at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at YouTube.com/CollegeofCentralFl. In promotional materials, the show is described as "a theatrical cycle of songs and monologues exploring the people found on a very small speck somewhere on the map of the Deep South called Willowbark." The show was "conceived and written during the COVID-19 pandemic."
Glass Onion: Local band Glass Onion, known for pop, rock and funk, will play at the Marion Theatre, 50 S. Magnolia Ave, Ocala, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. Enjoy tunes from The Beatles, Doobie Brothers, James Brown and Morris Day. Tickets and details at reillyartscenter.com or 351-1606.
More: Ocala Symphony Orchestra takes on reimagined 'Seasons'
"Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi The Four Seasons": Max Richter (composer for "Ad Astra" starring Brad Pitt and HBOs "The Leftovers") offers a 21st century view of Vivaldis The Four Seasons. Ocala Symphony Orchestras concertmaster, Stewart Kitts, plays the role of soloist in a hauntingly familiar, yet surprisingly fresh take on Vivaldis 'Four Seasons.' The performance will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. Tickets and information at reillyartscenter.com or 351-1606.
Inked at the MAX: Celebrate a showcase of the oldest form of artistic expression -- tattoos -- at the Magnolia Art Exchange, 531 NE First Ave., Ocala, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. This one-night event will feature tattoo-inspired art from local artists putting their own spin on traditional tattoo designs and flash sheets. Visit maxocala.org or call 629-8414 for details.
The Visual Artists Society'sBest of the Season exhibition: This annual show begins Nov. 23 atthe College of Central Florida Webber Gallery, 3001 SWCollege Road, Ocala. This year's theme:Your (COVID) Best.The exhibit will continue through Dec. 16. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday.For additional information, call 873-5809.
Megan Welch's "Hinterlands": Free art exhibit at Ocala City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave. " 'Hinterlands' is an exhibit of portraits in oil and graphite," the city said in a news release. On display through Jan. 8. Viewing available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Brick City Center for the Arts: "Paint What You Love! A Collective Art Exhibit" is on display through Nov. 28 at the center, 23 SW Broadway St., Ocala.
Dan McCarthysFlorida: Explored: Free exhibit, City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Administration, 828 NE Eighth Ave. " 'Florida: Explored' is an exhibit of select pieces created during (McCarthy's)exploration of a hidden gem in Marion County:Indian Lake State Forest," the city said in a news release.On displaythrough Jan. 15. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Appleton Museum of Art: The museum, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala,is openThursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.,andSundays, noon- 5 p.m. Capacity is monitored. Exhibits includeThe Spaces Between from mixed-media artist Christian Duran;The Art of Adventure, serigraphs by Clayton Pond; and Mid-Century Tourism on the Silver River, photographs by Bruce Mozert.Call 291-4455 or visit appletonmuseum.org.
Astronaut Academy: Following a period of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Discovery Center at 701 NE Sanchez Ave., Ocala, has re-openedwith a hands-on exhibit where participants can virtually drive a Mars rover or even navigate the International Space Station. Hours range; tickets and details at 401-3900 or mydiscoverycenter.org.
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