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2019 Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit: Opening Reception and Awards Announcement
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Friday, December 6, 2020
 

This exhibition showcases youthful talent and imagination through nearly 80 pieces of student artwork. Elementary, middle and high school art teachers submitted work on behalf of their students for the competition. The entries represent 35 different area public and private schools. The dedication and professionalism of our area art teachers is evident in the quality of the student artwork on display in the gallery and the exhibition is stunning.
 
Silver Bells and Diamonds
Presented by North Florida College Artist Series at Van H. Priest Auditorium 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
 

It's a Yuletide Rock n' Roll Revue starring Santa's favorite helpers: The Diamonds. Don't miss The Diamonds' signature four-part harmony; hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and holiday classics.
 
Market Days 2019
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at North Florida Fairgrounds
December 7 - 8, 2020
 

Market Days is one of the Southeast's largest juried arts and crafts shows featuring the unique, handmade creations of approximately 300 artists, top-quality artisans, and craftspeople.
 
Avis Simmonds: Poetry & Storytelling Open Mic
Presented by My Favorite Books
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
 
 
My Favorite Books' next Poetry and Storytelling Open Mic Night will be hosted by artist and poet Linda Marie with special guest and local poet Avis Simmonds. Share your words, meet local poets, and make new friends.
 
COCA Spotlight:
Doris Pollock
 
Sing-Along Messiah Concert
Presented by Tallahassee Music Guild at Faith Presbyterian Church
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
 

This Sing-Along performance provides an opportunity for the community to participate in Handel's Messiah by singing the choral parts. Come and sing, or enjoy the singing of others.
 

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34th Almost Christmas Concert
Presented at Theatre Tallahassee
Friday, December 6, 2019
 
 
Enjoy a wonderful evening filled with contemporary versions and heartwarming renditions of holiday classics performed by Pierce Pettis, Del Suggs, and an all-star group of local talent.
 
Kate DiCamillo, Bestselling Children's Author
Presented by Midtown Reader at Maclay School
Saturday, November 29, 2019
 
 
One of America's most beloved storytellers, Kate DiCamillo is the author of more than 25 books for children. Midtown Reader will host her for a discussion, question-and-answer session, and book signing.
 
Pour Painted Glass Ornaments
Presented by LeMoyne Arts
Saturday, December 7, 2019
 
 
Make your own personalized Christmas ornaments in your choice of colors. Learn how to pour acrylic paint on glass ornaments to make a beautiful pattern. At the end of the workshop, you will take home eight unique Christmas ornaments.

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DANCE

Backstage at the Ballet
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at The Tallahassee Ballet
Dec 08, 2019

FESTIVALS

365 Women a Year Festival
Presented by White Mouse Theatre Productions at Moore Auditorium
Dec 06, 2019

Market Days 2019
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at North Florida Fairgrounds
Dec 07, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees
Presented by The Joe Center for the Arts at The Joe Center for the Arts
Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

FILM

Mysteries of China
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Sep 06, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019

Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Presented by Student Life Cinema at Askew Student Life Center
Dec 06, 2019

It: Chapter Two
Presented by Student Life Cinema at Askew Student Life Center
Dec 05, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019

Denver and Rio Grande
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Dec 07, 2019

Tel Aviv on Fire
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Dec 06, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Free Planetarium Show - December Skies Over Tallahassee
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Dec 07, 2019

Winter Open House
Presented by The Grove Museum at The Grove Museum
Dec 07, 2019

Community Gingerbread House Competition
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Dec 07, 2019

Camp Gordon Johnston Benefit Golf Tournament
Presented by Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum at St. James Bay Golf Club
Dec 07, 2019

The Moon, Stars, and Sunshine State
Presented by Florida Historic Capitol Museum at Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Jul 16, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

Lewis Spring House Second Sunday Tours
Presented by Spring House Institute at Spring House
Dec 08, 2019

Fabric of Life: Historical Covers
Presented by Thinking CAP: Collaborative Art Projects at Fabric of Life: Historical Covers
Nov 12, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Flourishing Roots of Our Past: The Kinsey Collection at FAMU
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Mar 28, 2018 - Feb 29, 2020

Tallahassee Scavenger Hunt: Outdoor Activities in Tallahassee
Presented by Let's Roam at Strozier Library
Jul 01, 2019 - May 31, 2020

African-American Pioneers in Medicine & Science Featuring Dr. Alexander D. Brickler
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020

Willie L. Bryant, Sr., D.D.S. Dental Exhibit
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020

KIDS

Andy's Room: Life-Sized Toy Box
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Dec 07, 2019

MUSIC

Sing-Along Messiah Concert
Presented by Tallahassee Music Guild at Faith Presbyterian Church
Dec 03, 2019

Choral Union
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Opperman Music Hall - Florida State University
Dec 03, 2019

Old Porch Swing in the Lab
Presented by Jim Crozier at Bird's Aphrodisiac Oyster Shack
Dec 04, 2019

Silver Bells and Diamonds
Presented by North Florida College Artist Series at Van H. Priest Auditorium (North Florida College)
Dec 05, 2019

The Common 'Taters and the Turn-Ups at Food Truck Thursday
Presented by Tallahassee Food Truck Association, Quarter Moon, Lake Ella Shops, Food Truck Thursday at The Shops at Lake Ella
Dec 05, 2019

First Friday Sip & Stroll featuring Remember Jones
Presented by Thomasville, GA Visitors Center and Main Street Office at The Ritz Amphitheater
Dec 06, 2019

Gary Farr & His All Star Big Band Holiday Concert
Presented by Northside Stage at Northside Community Center
Dec 06, 2019

Hiroya Tsukamoto in Concert
Presented by Holy Comforter Episcopal Church at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
Dec 06, 2019

34th Almost Christmas Concert w/Pierce Pettis, Del Suggs & the Allstars
Presented by Theatre Tallahassee at Theatre Tallahassee
Dec 06, 2019

Live String Music by Young Local Musicians
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 06, 2019

Cat Family Records Presents: A Yuletide Tournament
Presented by Cat Family Records at The LitterBox
Dec 06, 2019

Coastal Highway at Island Wings
Presented by Southern Red Bird at Island Wing Company
Dec 06, 2019

Carols from the East
Presented by North East Leon Society for Arts & Culture (NELSAC) at Red Hills Village Retirement Resort Theater
Dec 06, 2019

Southern Hospitality Battle League Presents: Silent Night
Presented by SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY BATTLE LEAGUE at Goldie Sound Productions
Dec 07, 2019

Thomasville Music and Drama Troupe 2019 Christmas Show
Presented by Thomasville Music and Drama Troupe at Thomasville Municipal Auditorium
Dec 07, 2019

Barbershop Holiday Caroling
Presented by The Tallahassee Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society at Kleman Plaza
Dec 07, 2019

Cat Family Records Presents: Folk The Wilbury
Presented by Cat Family Records at The Wilbury
Dec 07, 2019

Compline at St. John's
Presented by Music at St. John's at St. John's Episcopal Church
Sep 08, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

Capitol Bells at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Presented by Florida State University Choral Department at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Dec 07, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

Seasonal Celebration
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Dec 07, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

12th Annual Holiday Concert
Presented by The Tallahassee Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society at Grace Lutheran Church
Dec 08, 2019

2019 Holiday Music Series: 37th Annual
Presented by Florida Historic Capitol Museum at Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Dec 03, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019

Jazz Night at the Level 8 Lounge
Presented by Level 8 Lounge at Level 8 Lounge
Aug 08, 2019 - Dec 26, 2019

Tallahassee Swing Band Tuesday Dances
Presented by American Legion at The American Legion Hall, Post 13
Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 23, 2020

Pink Floyd: Music Shows
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Feb 08, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020

THEATRE & LITERATURE

Poetry & Storytelling Open Mic with Avis Simmonds
Presented by My Favorite Books at My Favorite Books
Dec 03, 2019

Story Slam: "Bright"
Presented by Midtown Reader at Midtown Reader
Dec 05, 2019

Kate DiCamillo, Bestselling Children's Author
Presented by Midtown Reader at Maclay School
Dec 07, 2019

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Presented by Bainbridge Little Theatre at Bainbridge Little Theatre
Dec 05, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

Noises Off
Presented by Theatre TCC! at Turner Auditorium at TCC
Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by Quincy Music Theatre at Quincy Music Theatre
Dec 06, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019

VISUAL ART

Flavors of Fall: Paintings by Karen Stewart
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Nov 02, 2019 - Dec 04, 2019

Walls Turned Sideways are Bridges: Narratives of Necessity
Presented by Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery at Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery
Aug 26, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019

The Opening Reception and Awards Announcement for the 2019 Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Dec 06, 2019

College of Fine Arts Student Showcase
Presented by College of Fine Arts at FSU at Moore Auditorium
Dec 06, 2019

First Friday at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Presented by Southern Exposure Art Gallery at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Dec 06, 2019

Free Admission Day and Story Time in the ArtZone
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Dec 07, 2019

Gadsden Arts Artist Guild Exhibition
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 21, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019

Elemental Iceland
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University
Oct 14, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019

Mark Dickson & Charity Myers
Presented by Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery at TCC Fine Art Gallery
Oct 10, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019

Sculpture: Art in Three Dimensions
Presented by Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery at TCC Fine Art Gallery
Oct 10, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019

From the Cedar Chest: Southern Quilting, 1830s to Today
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Ten Artists: A Visual Conversion
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Big Bend Quilt Trail
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center and Museum
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

One Green Planet
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Nov 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Inbetween
Presented by Anderson Brickler Gallery at Anderson Brickler Gallery
Nov 23, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

LTC Holiday Photography Sale
Presented by Lively Technical College at Lively Technical College
Dec 02, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019

56th Annual Holiday Show: The Art of Giving
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Nov 28, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019

December at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Presented by Southern Exposure Art Gallery at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Dec 07, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019

Fall For Art Exhibit and Sale
Presented by Pines & Palms: The Georgia-Florida Artists Association at thomas county Public library
Nov 23, 2019 - Jan 04, 2020

Photofest 2019
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Nov 06, 2019 - Jan 13, 2020

The 2019 Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Nov 20, 2019 - Jan 27, 2020

Thornton Dial, Sr.: The Many Faces of Womanhood
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at Historic Union Bank Art Gallery (A Division of MEBA at FAMU)
Nov 09, 2019 - Apr 30, 2020

Roots: Leading Regional Artists from the Permanent Collection
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 12, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019

Florida Inspired-Landscapes from the Risner Fine Art Collection
Presented by Museum of Florida History at Museum of Florida History
Nov 23, 2019 - Aug 02, 2020

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Ceramic Holiday Platters
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 03, 2019

Shape Your Story Writing Workshop
Presented by Around the Writer's Table at The Marketplace/Feeling Art at RRSQ
Dec 03, 2019

Polymer Clay Guild Monthly Meeting
Presented by Tallahassee Polymer Clay Art Guild at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 07, 2019

Mindful Art Day Retreat
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts at Thomasville Center for the Arts Downtown
Dec 07, 2019

Holy Art Market
Presented by The Sharing Tree at The Sharing Tress
Dec 07, 2019

Pour Painted Glass Ornaments
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 07, 2019

Simple Stained Glass Ornaments
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 07, 2019

Ceramic Ornaments
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 07, 2019

Hands-On Heritage Workshop: Felted Wool Ornaments
Presented by Thomasville History Center at Lapham-Patterson House
Dec 07, 2019

Rescheduled: Community Quilt Making Workshop
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Dec 07, 2019

Oglesby Art Center Fall 2019 Art Studio Classes
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Union Art Center
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Fall 2019 Ceramic Classes
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Art Center
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Fall 2019 Drawing Class
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Art Center
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Art Workshops
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Tallahassee Senior Center Art Gallery
Oct 01, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019

American Tribal Inspired Belly Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Aug 07, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Beginner's Belly Dance at Studio B
Presented by Studio B at Studio B
Jul 30, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

Tuesday Belly Dance Classes with Omaris
Presented by ARTS at ARTS Afterschool
Mar 07, 2019 - Dec 05, 2019

Saturday Belly Dance Classes with Omaris
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Mar 09, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019

Clogging Lessons - Beginner
Presented by Mountain Dew Cloggers at Jackson Lodge
Jan 09, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019

ArtZone Drop-in Studio
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 04, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019

Zumba
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 30, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019

Beginner's Belly Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 30, 2019 - Dec 25, 2019

Tribal Basics Bellydance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 28, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Traditional Flamenco with Kelly
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 29, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

The Tallahassee Ballet School 2019-2020 Classes
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at The Tallahassee Ballet
Sep 03, 2019 - May 16, 2020

Pas de Vie Ballet's 2019-2020 Classes
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Pas de Vie Ballet Studio
Sep 03, 2019 - May 22, 2020

 

 

 
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