Downtown Tallahassee Events

October 2014

Open from 9am until 2pm every Saturday from March through November, the Downtown Marketplace features fresh homegrown produce and organic items. Fresh bread and eggs are available. Look for fresh cut flowers and native plants. These are our local farmers offering Mother Nature's best. Most of our farmers welcome WIC checks.

In this tranquil setting, celebrated local musicians play their music on stage, authors and poets present readings of their latest books, and regional artists show their fine arts and crafts. Special events bring hands-on art activities for children or sneak previews of upcoming cultural events.

Look forward to a great season continuing all the special events you'd expect and some new features to 

Third Saturday Kids FREE Day: The third Saturday of every month is Kid's Free Day at the CLC! At 10:30am & 11:45am hands-on and/or demonstrational science activities are conducted by members of Alpha Chi Sigma (FSU's professional chemistry fraternity), FAMU-FSU College of Engineering students and professors, and/or by Challenger Learning Center education staff.  At 11:00am, join us for a FREE IMAX OR Planetarium show for kids 12 and under (with a paying adult).

 

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Season Opener: Power and Prowess
Sunday October 19, 2014october
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
3:00 p.m., followed by a reception for all concertgoers and musicians*

Katherine Chi, piano

Lutoslawski:  Little Suite
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100

The first concert of the season will feature music by two musical powerhouses, Russians Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev.  Pianist Katherine Chi, winner of the prestigious Honens Piano Competition, will demonstrate her technical ferocity in performing one of the great virtuoso works for piano and orchestra—Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.  This will be followed by Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony, about which the composer...

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP @ THE FOOD TRUCK COURT

Every Wednesday members of the Tallahassee Food Truck Association gather at the Downtown Food Truck Court for a weekly lunch roundup. The Food Truck Court is located just off Gaines Street at 725 S Brunough Street. Each week from 11am to 2pm you will find a gathering of some of the city's best Food Trucks! 

The Wednesday Roundup is the perfect place to grab a quick bite and enjoy the beauty of Tallahassee's Downtown. The Food Truck Court is convient to everyone working Downtown and makes for a unique place to take in lunch each Wednesday.

Come on out and give the Wedensday Roundup a try! You can learn more about which trucks will be there each week by following the Tallahassee Food Truck Association on Facebook at ...

Country music star Jake Owen is set to take the stage at the Donald L. Tucker Center Friday October 24th. Jake Owen will return to Tallahassee where he got his start performing at the local bars while attending Florida State University. Jake will bring with him the up and coming band Parmalee and friends The Cadillac Three. 

Don't miss this exciting night of Country Music in the Capital City. 

TICKETS GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 8 AT 10AM
at the Civic Center Box Office and all Ticketmaster Outlets.

CHARGE BY PHONE:
222-0400 or 800-322-3602 

 

Learn more at http://www.tlccc.org/events_html/JAKE_OWEN_2014.html

Open from 9am until 2pm every Saturday from March through November, the Downtown Marketplace features fresh homegrown produce and organic items. Fresh bread and eggs are available. Look for fresh cut flowers and native plants. These are our local farmers offering Mother Nature's best. Most of our farmers welcome WIC checks.

In this tranquil setting, celebrated local musicians play their music on stage, authors and poets present readings of their latest books, and regional artists show their fine arts and crafts. Special events bring hands-on art activities for children or sneak previews of upcoming cultural events.

Look forward to a great season continuing all the special events you'd expect and some new features to 

If you don’t know Nick Cave, let us school you. He’s a genius; a prolific writer, musician and artist who for the first time has been quite possibly immortalized in a beautiful and startling narrative/documentary hybrid called 20,000 Days on Earth. The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the World Cinema Documentary awards for for directing and editing. Do yourself a favor and come see this engaging musical journey with us on the 5-story IMAX screen as part of our continuing and acclaimed New Faces of Film series.

When: Sunday, October 26 at 3:00 PM
Where: Challenger Learning Center, 200 S Duval Street (parking at Kleman Plaza or along the street)
Tickets: $10 General Admission | $8 Students, seniors & military (w/ ID) | $7...

4th Tuesday of Every Month
Noon - 12:45 p.m.

R. A. Gray Building
Museum Theatre (lower level)

Give your brain a jolt at the History at High Noon. On the fourth Tuesday of the month, local experts discuss topics related to Florida history, culture, and arts. The presentations usually are followed by a brief tour of the Museum.

 

Learn more about each month's program at http://www.museumoffloridahistory.com/news/calendar/fourthTuesday.cfm

Dinner at the Square: Who Stole the American Dream? (and how to restore it – bridge the divide)
Hosted by The Village Square
October 28, 2014
5:30-7:30 PM
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 211 N. Monroe St. downtown Tallahassee
For more information or to purchase tickets: http://wiki.tothevillagesquare.org/x/R4GTAQ
 
Event description:
Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and editor and Emmy award-winning producer/correspondent, has established himself over the past 50 years as one of America’s premier journalists. His current best-seller, “Who Stole the American Dream” is a startling and revealing portrait of the past 30 years of U.S. political and...

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP @ THE FOOD TRUCK COURT

Every Wednesday members of the Tallahassee Food Truck Association gather at the Downtown Food Truck Court for a weekly lunch roundup. The Food Truck Court is located just off Gaines Street at 725 S Brunough Street. Each week from 11am to 2pm you will find a gathering of some of the city's best Food Trucks! 

The Wednesday Roundup is the perfect place to grab a quick bite and enjoy the beauty of Tallahassee's Downtown. The Food Truck Court is convient to everyone working Downtown and makes for a unique place to take in lunch each Wednesday.

Come on out and give the Wedensday Roundup a try! You can learn more about which trucks will be there each week by following the Tallahassee Food Truck Association on Facebook at ...

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