SpringTime Tallahassee 2011Mar 31st, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Uncategorized
Downtown GetDown – April 1, 2011
Capital City Bank and United Way of the Big Bend, along with our partners and sponsors are proud to present the eighth annual Capital City Bank Springtime Tallahassee Downtown GetDown. Join us Friday night from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Adams Street Commons as we kick off the weekend festivities at the GetDown street party. Dance the night away to live music, delicious food, and street entertainment. Open to the public. For more information visit www.uwbb.org or call (850) 487-8087
Andrew Jackson’s Florida Legacy Exhibit – April 1, 2011
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum welcomes you to the opening of our newest exhibit Andrew Jackson’s Florida Legacy from 5 – 8 p.m., Friday April 1. The event is Free to the public and will feature a special guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. in the restored House of Representatives Chamber. Come Enjoy an evening at the Historic Capitol, with free food and activities. More information at (850) 487-1902 and on the web at www.flhistoriccapitol.gov
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Springtime Celebration- April 2, 2011
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum welcomes you to its first annual Springtime Celebration. Come visit the Florida Historic Capitol Museum, Saturday April 2, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for special tours, programs and an opportunity to meet the museum staff. The event is FREE to the public and 100% of donations support our educational programs.
12:30 p.m.- “Meet the Exhibit Curator” Andrew Jackson’s Florida Legacy
Meet with museum staff for a special tour and discussion about the Historic Capitol’s newest exhibit Andrew Jackson’s Florida Legacy.
1:30 p.m. -“Meet the Collector” Buttons ‘n Badges, Ads ‘n Chads
Don’t miss this special opportunity to see one of our most popular exhibits in its final days and to meet collector John Clark for a special presentation about his collection of political memorabilia dating back to George Washington.
More Activities TBA
More information at (850) 487-1902 or on the web at www.flhistoriccapitol.gov
Presented by our Title Sponsor
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Gulf Winds Track Club presents the
Springtime 10K and 1 Mile
The Gulf Winds Track Club presents the Springtime 10K/5K/1 mile road race on Saturday, April 2, 2011. The race will take place in Downtown Tallahassee and is a USATF certified course. The course begins with a 3/4 mile downhill stretch, covers rolling hills through the beautiful Meyers Park neighborhood and finishes flat and fast one half mile from the start area. The 1 mile race will begin at 7:45 a.m., followed by the 10K and 5K races starting at 8:10 a.m. For more information please visit www.gulfwinds.org; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Judy Alexander at (850)383-1361.
Springtime Tallahassee Grand Parade
The 43rd Annual Springtime Tallahassee Grand Parade will see “What’s Cookin?…Springtime Tallahassee” on April 2nd at 10:30 a.m. The parade begins at the intersection of Monroe Street and Thomasville Road and travels south on Monroe Street past the Florida Capitol ending at Gaines Street. The first Springtime parade featured many costumes and only horse drawn units. Today, the parade still includes horse-drawn carriages to provide a bit of nostalgia; however, it also boosts elaborately clad characters and spectaular mechanical floats from all over the southeastern United States. Springtime Tallahassee is considered one of the biggest southeastern parades and craft shows, attracting over 70,000 spectators.
Jubilee in the Park 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Let the good times continue…as the Jubilee winds its way through downtown Tallahassee offering a plethora of sights, sounds, and activities. Music, food, arts and crafts will abound. Arts and Crafts booths will showcase over 250 local, regional and national vendors. There will literally be something for everyone. The Jubilee will take place off Monroe Street on Adams Street, Duval Street, Park Avenue, and College Avenue.
The food court will offer a wide variety of cuisines with international flavors, bringing a little something for everyone! Delight in the “Flavor of Tallahassee” with the likes of grilled sweet corn, Greek specialties, kettle corn, corn dogs, and so much more!
Duval Street & Park Avenue
This fantastic day of fun filled activities include aquarium touch exhibit provided by Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, face painting, inflatable attractions, games, snow cones, and more.
Park Avenue Chain of Parks
Join us for the ‘What’s Cookin’ Demo at the Jubilee in the Park from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. with special guests from Keiser University, Publix, New Leaf Market, and our very own, Richard Musgrove!
Rock Jazz Blue Stage
Jefferson Street & Adams Street
Live music by the following acts from great local and regional acts.
College Avenue and Duval Street
Come support some of the best performing and musical acts from our community!! Acts include local dance teams, ballet, performing arts, and more.
Main Stage Music Festival – 12 noon – 5:00 p.m. at Kleman Plaza
Wind your way down to Kleman Plaza to take part in the Springtime Tallahassee Seafood Festival, BeerGarden, and live regional entertainment starting at 12:00 noon. Come taste some of the best seafood offered from along the Florida Coastline as you dance the day away with some of our incredible entertainment acts that are sure to ROCK Kleman Plaza making it impossible to stay in your seat.
Springtime Tallahassee Seafood Festival & Beer Garden- 12 noon – 5:00 p.m.
at Kleman Plaza
The fifth annual Seafood Festival will offer a variety of cuisine guaranteed to ignite your taste buds. Come taste the best seafood around from vendors joining us from across the Florida coastline. Menu items include: crab fritters, Baha fish tacos, grilled crab cakes, grouper platters, calamari, crawfish etouffee, and much more!