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Featured Events
 
Seasons Greetings Concert
 
 
Tallahassee Civic Chorale at Turner Auditorium
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
 
Explore all the joys the season brings and the holidays we share together. This concert will run the gamut from traditional carols like Joy to the World and Away in a Manger, to pop songs like Baby, It’s Cold Outside.
 
 
Sing-Along Messiah
 
 
Tallahassee Music Guild at Faith Presbyterian Church
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
 
The Sing-Along performance provides an opportunity for the community to participate in Handel’s Messiah by singing the choral parts. Music scores are available for rent at the door. Come and sing, or enjoy the singing of others.
 
 
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Wonderful Wednesday at the Historic Roller Rink
 
 
Goodwood Museum & Gardens
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
 
Don’t miss out on relaxation, camaraderie, and live music. Come enjoy great food and giant games. Goodwood will also be pouring sommelier-selected wines, craft beer, hard seltzer, and soft drinks. This month's guest artist is Belle & The Band.
 
 
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Elf Night
 
 
City of Tallahassee at Dorothy B. Oven Park
Thursday, December 16, 2021
 
Dorothy B. Oven Park has illuminated for the holidays with more than 250,000 twinkling lights. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make appearances throughout the evening. Visitors can enjoy free cookies and take a stroll around the decorated grounds.
 
 
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A Christmas Carol: A Festival of Holiday Music
 
 
Faith Presbyterian Church
December 16 - 19, 2021
 
The adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol will be staged with all of the action taken in the center of the room. This will provide every seat in the house with a great view and offers a fully immersive experience as the cast of 60 plus carolers surround the audience with carol singing and holiday cheer.
 
 
COCA Artist Talk
with Award Winners of Photofest 2021
 
 
COCA (Online)
Friday, December 17, 2021
 
COCA is proud to present Photofest 2021 at the Artport Gallery and in our Online Gallery. Now get up close and personal with the award-winning artists. Join us to learn more about their background, creative process, winning photos and all the things that inspire them.
 
 
Art Show: Insiders Showcase
 
 
Tallahassee Senior Center 
Friday, December 17, 2021
 
This opening reception and awards presentation will include the presentation of the Charles Hazelip Volunteer Award.
 
 
The Nutcracker
 
 
Pas de Vie Ballet at Lee Hall Auditorium
December 17 - 18, 2021
 
Share in all the delights of this holiday tradition. Pas de Vie Ballet returns to Lee Auditorium to present two performances of The Nutcracker.
 
 
A Hippie Christmas Variety Show
 
 
Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Saturday, December 18, 2021
 
Palaver Tree Theater Co. is raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and their wonderful venue. Come out to enjoy live music, skits, poetry, lots of Christmas spirit, and hippie-ness.
 
 
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A Christmas Carol: Street Performance
 
 
Coastal Theatre Company at Apalachicola Chamber of Commerce
Saturday, December 18, 2021
 
Experience this holiday classic in the streets of Apalachicola as Scrooge, Marley, the Ghosts and other characters from the book will tell the story of Ebenezer Scrooge.
 
 
The Nutcracker
 
 
The Tallahassee Ballet at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
December 18 - 19, 2021
 
Take a journey to the Kingdom of Sweets and enjoy a spectacular performance of The Nutcracker performed with a live orchestra at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.
 
 
COCA Spotlight
 
Tyrone Brooks
Artistic Director of the Tallahassee Ballet
Artistic Director Tyrone Brooks is celebrating his ninth season with the Tallahassee Ballet this year. This milestone comes on the heels of another — Brooks turned 60 this past summer.
 
“The journey never stops,” remarks Brooks. “You’re constantly learning because your environment changes, your world changes, and the community at large and the culture changes...”
 
Read the complete article written by COCA for the Tallahassee Democrat.
 
Arts & Culture Industry & Education Update
 
 
  • Every Thursday, "COCA Classifieds" provides arts industry info including calls to artists, professional development, funding resources, and more. View all listings here. View the most recent issue from 12/9/21 here.
 
On the first Tuesday of every month, COCA's "Arts in Education" newsletter has resources for teachers, students, caregivers and arts advocates. View the December issue here.
 
Reminders!
 
 
Tuesday 12/14 - more info here
 
Wednesday 12/15 - more info here
 
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DANCE
 
Presented by USA Dance 6010 at Tallahassee Senior Center for the Arts
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Lee Hall Auditorium
Dec 17, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
 
 
FESTIVALS
 
Presented by City of Tallahassee at Dorothy B. Oven Park
Dec 16, 2021
 
Presented by Levy Park Live at Hillside Urban Farms
Dec 17, 2021
 
Presented by The Fuzzy Pineapple at The Fuzzy Pineapple x TFP SHOP
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Happy Motoring! at Happy Motoring
Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Crooked River Lighthouse at Crooked River Lighthouse (Carrabelle Lighthouse Association)
Jun 19, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
 
FILM
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 05, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 12, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 19, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 05, 2021 - Jan 01, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 12, 2021 - Jan 07, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 17, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 10, 2021 - Feb 11, 2022
 
 
GALA
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Dec 17, 2021
 
 
HISTORY & HERITAGE
 
Presented by Carrabelle History Museum at Carrabelle History Museum
Nov 08, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
Dec 02, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Mission San Luis at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 08, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Museum of Florida History at Museum of Florida History
Jun 07, 2021 - Jan 23, 2022
 
 
KIDS
 
Presented by City of Tallahassee at Anywhere your phone is
Dec 14, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Leon County Public Library Northeast Branch
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by City of Tallahassee at Walker-Ford Community Center
Dec 18, 2021
 
 
MUSIC
 
Presented by Tallahassee Music Guild at Faith Presbyterian Church
Dec 14, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Civic Chorale at Turner Auditorium at TCC
Dec 14, 2021
 
Presented by Goodwood Museum & Gardens at Goodwood Museum and Gardens
Dec 15, 2021
 
Presented by Thursday Night Music Club at Thomasville Road Baptist Church
Dec 16, 2021
 
Presented by Railroad Square Craft House at Railroad Square Craft House
Dec 17, 2021
 
Presented by Moose Magnificat Radio at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 18, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co. (Crawfordville) at Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Crooked River Lighthouse at Crooked River Lighthouse
Dec 19, 2021
 
Presented by Faith Presbyterian Church at Faith Presbyterian Church
Dec 16, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Civic Chorale at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 15, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Brett Wellman & "Dangerous" Dave Messler at Dreamland BBQ
Dec 10, 2020 - Dec 30, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at The Warrior on the River Theater of the Performing Arts
Feb 18, 2021 - Dec 30, 2021
 
 
THEATRE & LITERATURE
 
Presented by The Bookshelf at The Top Shelf
Dec 16, 2021
 
Presented by Fat Cat Bookstore at Fat Cat Bookstore
Dec 16, 2021
 
Presented by Coastal Theatre Company at Apalachicola Chamber of Commerce
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Cascades Park
Sep 27, 2020 - Sep 27, 2022
 
 
VISUAL ART
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at
Dec 17, 2021
 
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Dec 17, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Tallahassee Senior Center for the Arts
Dec 17, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Oct 08, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Oct 08, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Oct 08, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Excellence Dance Studio, Inc. at Phi Entertainment
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Scott Geraci at 610 Studio
Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Nov 26, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021
 
Presented by Anderson Brickler Gallery at Anderson Brickler Gallery
Oct 09, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021
 
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Nov 09, 2021 - Jan 05, 2022
 
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Nov 06, 2021 - Jan 09, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Nov 10, 2021 - Jan 10, 2022
 
Presented by Cassie Tucker and Hubs & Hops, 209 W. Remington Ave., Thomasville GA at Art Opening at Hubs & Hops
Nov 12, 2021 - Jan 15, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Nov 17, 2021 - Feb 07, 2022
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 18, 2021 - Jan 15, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery at TCC Fine Art Gallery
May 10, 2021 - Mar 15, 2022
 
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts + Local Strolls at Thomasville Center for the Arts
Jul 27, 2021 - Jun 30, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Downtown Public Art Walk Area
Jan 14, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Gaines Street Public Art Walk Area
Jan 14, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022
 
 
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
 
Presented by AR Workshop Tallahassee at AR Workshop Tallahassee
Dec 15, 2021
 
Presented by Karen Robertson Collection at Karen Robertson Studios
Oct 11, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021
 
Presented by Mission San Luis at Mission San Luis
Oct 16, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by AR Workshop Tallahassee at AR Workshop Tallahassee
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by AR Workshop Tallahassee at AR Workshop Tallahassee
Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Dec 11, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 
Presented by AR Workshop Tallahassee at AR Workshop Tallahassee
Dec 19, 2021
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 10, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 10, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 10, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by We Can Speak-Podemos Hablar Toastmasters Club at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 01, 2021 - Jun 27, 2022
 
Presented by Bach Parley String Academy at Bach Parley String Academy at St. John's Episcopal Church
Oct 06, 2021 - May 31, 2023
 
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COCA's programs are sponsored in part by the City of Tallahassee, Leon County, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
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