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Through hands-on learning, Pathways Arts aims to help students build well-rounded skill sets in the arts. The team of instructors are professionals in the areas they teach, meaning they're adept at teaching students the basics and then helping them plunge right into experimenting with different types of movement or media. Classes for teens and adults and kids, for example, cover topics as diverse as painting, photography, art history, drama, yoga, and capoeira.

2032 Northwest 6th Street
Gainesville,
FL
US

Café C crafts sandwiches and salads with flavors as light and airy as the breeze wafting by on the outdoor patio. Guests can sample from a selection of Asian-influenced salads inspired by the fresh produce, meats, and seasonings at the nearby Asian market. Delicious handmade sandwiches can be assembled on pretzel bread, pressed wheat, or fresh ciabatta. The café’s lively interior boasts bright colors and a mélange of lunch plates and glasses amassed from local thrift stores. Café C also keeps guests guessing with desserts baked fresh daily and a unique flavor of iced tea each day, including blueberry and slip 'n' slide.

424 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

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
US

Get work done, relax, or meet up with friends while noshing culinary creations at The Laboratory's laid-back workshop. Inside, good-natured sandwich scientists stuff fresh ingredients between baked slices in ways previously unknown to lunchology, and espresso drinks abound for boosting brain flow during study sessions. Just like children playing jump rope for the first time, tongues will tingle with hops-induced delight when they taste selections from the 30 rotating types of craft beer available, including brews from Swamp Head Brewery.

818 West University Avenue
Gainesville,
FL
US