Tickets & Events in Springhill

High Dive Shows Oct/Nov: Rocky Horror, David Cook, Beatles & Talking Heads tribute, & film fest (Up to 47% Off).

High Dive

High Dive

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Cult movies, punk rockers dressed like Power Rangers, tributes to the Beatles and Talking Heads, American Idol winner, and more

$9.70 $6

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24K Gold Music Shows Concert for Two or Four on Saturday, November 29, at 3:30 p.m. or 6 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

24K Gold Music Shows

Curtis Peterson Auditorium

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Singers and dancers recreate the magic of the stage shows of the ’60s and ’70s with a repertoire ranging from Elvis to Whitney Houston

$60 $35

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$85 for a Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two with Souvenir Mugs from The Dinner Detective ($161.60 Value)

The Dinner Detective

Omni Jacksonville Hotel

Four-course chicken, Tilapia, or pasta meal accompanies humor-studded modern mystery theater as guests scramble to find a killer among them

$161.60 $85

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday, February 27 at 7 p.m. (40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$67.05 $40

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Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” with DVD, Nutcracker, or Both on Friday, November 14 (Up to 51% Off)

Moscow Ballet's

University of North Florida

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Professional Russian dancers leap and pirouette against stunning backdrops in a holiday ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score

$54 $27

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Improv Comedy Show Including Beer or Wine for Two at Sak Comedy Lab, August 23–December 27 (Up to 50% Off)

Sak Comedy Lab

Central Business District

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Comics compete for laughs, clash in competitions, and create characters, songs, and scenarios on the spot

$40 $20

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Entry for Two or Four to Jammin Food and Rum Fest on Saturday, November 29 (Up to 50% Off)

Jammin Food and Rum Fest

South Eola

Live DJs spin away the day at Eola park, where visitors sip rum and munch on the best dishes from local vendors

$30 $15

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Trampoline and Aerial Arts Class for One, Two, or Four at Orlando Circus School (Up to55% Off)

Orlando Circus School

Orlando Circus School and Flying Trapeze

Current and former artists from Cirque du Soleil teach students how to safely perform tricks on trampolines, aerial silks, and hammocks

$60 $29

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Treasure Tavern Dinner Show with Drinks for One or Two (Up to 50% Off)

Treasure Tavern Dinner Show

Pirate's Dinner Adventure

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Saucy rum girls star alongside a bawdy tavern owner in a singing-and-dancing comedy revue while audience members dine on four-course meals

$74.95 $39.99

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AC/DC Tribute or Bon Jovi Tribute at House of Blues on October 31 or January 3 (Up to 46% Off)

Highway to Hell - AC/DC Tribute or Slippery When Wet - Bon Jovi Tribute

House of Blues Orlando

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Tribute bands honor AC/DC and Bon Jovi with note-for-note loyalty and commanding stage presence

$13 $7

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The "Press" in Radical Press Coffee might have two meanings, seeing as how the shop is located within the Civic Media Center's radical lending library. If you want to read more about the fair economic practices behind the shop's vegan coffee drinks, you can probably find a relevant book in the stacks that line the walls. As for the coffee itself, it's all locally roasted and served hot or iced, french-pressed or aero-pressed. The baked goods are all gluten-free, vegan, and nutritious, so you won't have to eat the napkin to get your daily fiber.

433 S Main St
Gainesville,
FL
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Sweet Mel's combines food and drink in a way not seen since the invention of the banana milkshake, offering a lengthy lineup of burgers, beers, and mixed drinks inside a red and black bar. From their perches on exposed-brick walls, hungry TVs can only dream of sampling what they see?pork chops, deep-fried Oreos, beef patties sandwiched between funnel cakes (The Sweet Mel), and foot-long hoagies packed with slabs of ground beef and bacon (The Boss). To wash down big meals, bartenders pour a steady stream of martinis and specialty cocktails, and fill 100-ounce towers with beer, the only beverage that does not immediately curdle when poured into a tower. A wide array of events puts the corner stage to use, with $1 drafts on Mondays, trivia on Tuesday, and Shakespearean-style readings of the menu specials every day.

1 W University Ave
Gainesville,
FL
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Each year, the Cinema Verde festival celebrates environmentally conscious films and art. Visitors flock to the four-day event to watch more than 30 films on issues such as water access, waste disposal, and sustainable practices. The festival also features live music, art exhibits, and eco-tours that highlight the lush, natural environment of north central Florida.

301 North Main Street
Gainesville,
FL
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It’s common for people to explain that one has to crack some eggs to make an omelet, but less so to say that one has to stomp some grapes to make wine. Though unrecognized as an aphorism, the process is celebrated at 2013 Grape Stompin' Wine Festival, where attendees get the chance to unleash their wrath on the unfortunate fruit, all between tastings and activities. Throughout the day, guests embark on tours of downtown restaurants and bistros to sample pairings of wines, craft beers, and food. A silent auction encourages clandestine bidding wars, while local vendors peddle arts, crafts, food, and oversized novelty foam feet.

1227 W University Ave.
Gainesville,
FL
US

101 Cantina showcases a menu of contemporary Mexican dishes served in a vibrant cocktail lounge. Opposite a wall decorated with a giant mural resembling urban street art, bartenders keep the nightlife alive by serving more than 50 tequilas as well as a variety of flavored margaritas and specialty cocktails. In the kitchen, chefs prepare traditional, home-style burritos and enchiladas, while experimenting with tacos filled with inventive ingredients, including everything from steak with Korean-style marinade and sesame-chili dressing to grilled chicken with wasabi aioli. 101 Cantina prides itself on providing a spirited night out, and the eatery?s wall of fame commemorates some of these nights by displaying a number of photographs of patrons and presidents of the clean plate club.

1632 West University Avenue
Gainesville,
FL
US

Standing still in a cloud of free-flying butterflies, exploring the depths of a limestone cave, and gazing at the 14-foot bones of a 16,000-year-old Columbian mammoth skeleton?visitors can do all of this in just one afternoon at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Since starting in 1891 as a professor?s teaching collection of fossils, minerals, and human anatomy models, the museum has transformed into the home of more than 40 million specimens, creating a library of life that features one of the world?s largest collections of butterflies and moths.

Reflecting the museum?s impressive collection of winged beauties, some of its exhibits focus on the butterflies and moths that, unlike humans, can survive long flights without eating a single package of peanuts. At the Butterfly Rainforest, more than 1,000 butterflies from 60 to 80 species take to the air among tropical trees, orchids, bromeliads, and waterfalls cascading into a pond that bustles with fish and turtles. Feeding stations with freshly cut fruit dot the 6,400-square-foot screened enclosure, letting guests get up close as the butterflies feast. Live butterfly releases daily at 2 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. let onlookers watch them fly into an outdoor butterfly rainforest, and among the indoor butterfly exhibits, curious audiences can peer into a rearing lab where staff unpack and sort newly arrived pupae.

Rounding out the museum?s focus on Floridian biosystems, the Northwest Florida: Waterways & Wildlife exhibit invites visitors to wander through a full-scale recreation of a hammock forest, and the South Florida exhibit takes guests down the peninsula with a mangrove boardwalk and a palm-thatched Calusa leader?s house. The museum's internationally acclaimed fossil collection includes highlights such as "shark jaw row," extinction dioramas, and full skeletal mounts and sculptures. Meanwhile, outside, petals unfurl in the wildflower and butterfly garden.

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville,
FL
US