Downtown Tallahassee Events

November 2014

Second Saturday Space Mission Simulation: Think you have what it takes to be an astronaut?  You can experience the next best thing to space travel at the Challenger Learning Center Space Mission Simulator  – now open to the public.  On the second Saturday of each month from 10am-12pm you will have the opportunity to be a part of a NASA mission to the moon, voyage to Mars or rendezvous with a comet. You’ll take on the role of a life support scientist, navigator, probe engineer, medic or communications specialist inside the mission control room and onboard the space station lab. The cost for your trip to outer space is $10 per-person for CLC members and $15 per-person for non-members. These opportunities are first-come, first-serve and...

2nd Saturday Family Programs at the Museum of Florida History offer hands-on history for every member of the family. The program, admission, and parking are free.

To learn more about the programs each month visit http://www.museumoffloridahistory.com/news/calendar/secondSaturday.cfm

The annual Tallahassee-Leon County Veterans Day Parade is set to occur on Tuesday November 11th. The Parade will travel down Monroe Street between Brevard Street and Madison Streets and will begin at 10:45am. At 11:11 the parade will pause for an 11th hour ceremony, then continue on past the Capitol towards Madison Street. 

Patrons are encouraged to show up early along the route to secure the best possible views. Come out and join VET Events Tally as they put on this moving tribute to America's amrmed service heroes. 

Join Big Bend Hospice for a Veterans Day Remembrance Service in Bloxham Park Downtown. The Service will follow the VET Fest activities taking place earlier in the day. This service will honor the families, friends, and soldiers, who have served the United States of America. 

The service will include the following:

- Presentation on Big Bend Hospice Valor Program

-Patriotic Music

-Words of Encouragement 

-An opportunity to honor loved ones through a flag ceremony

For more information contact Brad Johnson at (850)508-5681 or go to www.bigbendhospice.org

 

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 ...

FSU Men's Basketball Games take place at the newly renovated Donald L. Tucker Center in the heart of Downtown Tallahassee. Seminole Basketball is one of the great collegiate sporting traditions in Tallahassee. As members of the Atlantic Coast Conference the Seminoles play many of the nation's perrenial powers on the court each season. Games at the Tucker Center are exciting and full of action. Catch all the games with season tickets or purchase tickets as you like via Seminoles.com.  

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).

 

Learn More About the Challenger Learning Center!

Experience the Magic!
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s 
favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group’s 
annual tour. Grammy® Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features 
the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling 
multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. The spirit of the season 
comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller music. Join in the 
30th Anniversary celebration of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. Don’t miss 
this ultimate holiday tradition from the #1 Christmas music artist in history!

For tickets and information visit http://www.tlccc.org/

FSU Men's Basketball Games take place at the newly renovated Donald L. Tucker Center in the heart of Downtown Tallahassee. Seminole Basketball is one of the great collegiate sporting traditions in Tallahassee. As members of the Atlantic Coast Conference the Seminoles play many of the nation's perrenial powers on the court each season. Games at the Tucker Center are exciting and full of action. Catch all the games with season tickets or purchase tickets as you like via Seminoles.com.  

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