Events

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Nov
1
Thu
Backyard Wilderness @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee IMAX Theatre
Nov 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Backyard Wilderness @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee IMAX Theatre | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban home, the film displays a stunning array of unique wild life images and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and pond bottom, to reveal its inhabitants in rare and breathtaking intimacy. Your ticket purchase supports the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming.

Nov
15
Thu
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee IMAX Theatre
Nov 15 – Dec 13 all-day
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee IMAX Theatre | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Albus Dumbledore joins forces with Magizoologist Newt Scamander to prevent the devious Gellert Grindelwald from raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings. Your ticket purchase supports the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming.

Nov
22
Thu
The Allison Christmas Spectacular! @ The Allison Christmas Spectacular!
Nov 22 2018 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 10:00 pm
The Allison Christmas Spectacular! @ The Allison Christmas Spectacular! | Havana | Florida | United States

The Allison Christmas Spectacular is celebrating 11 years! Returning this year are 3 mega trees, 12 mini trees, 14 leaping arches, 102.5 FM WACS Radio, hundreds of strobes, and all of our previously featured dancing sequences. Due to the popularity of our 10th Year Celebration theme “Let There Be Light,” we are continuing it again this year! We are again featuring over 200,000 lights, dancing to 6 songs this year! The NEW sequence for this year is Matt Riley’s “Ode to Joy.”

​There is no charge to come see the lights, and the display is a drive-by. The lights will be displayed Thanksgiving through New Year’s from 6-10 pm nightly. Feel free to check out and like our Facebook page to receive timely updates regarding The Allison Christmas Spectacular! Be sure to also visit our official website at allisonchristmasspectacular.com. We hope you and your family and friends are able to come by this year!

Dec
12
Wed
Baby Time & Story Time @ Leon County Library
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Librray imageFree and open to the public. Don’t forget to check out some books with your little one while you’re there. Library cards are free for Leon County residents.
 

Today’s Programs 

     

  • Baby Time – 10:30 AM – Main Library (200 W. Park Avenue, downtown) – Bring $2 for parking in case you stay longer than 1 hour.
  • Baby Time – 10:30 AM – Northeast Branch (5513 Thomasville Road, across from Walmart) – Parking is free.
  • Preschool Story Time – 10:30 AM – Eastside Branch (1583 Pedrick Road, near Buck Lake) – Parking is free.

 
Program Cancellations
 

Programming is usually suspended for a full week (or more) around holidays, summer time and winter break.  Please check the library’s online calendar for updates because the cancellations may not be reflected here.

 

What is Baby Time?

 

Baby time is geared toward infants, babies and toddlers up to about 2 1/2 years old (older children are certainly welcome, too).  A librarian leads the group in short stories, songs and fingerplays.  Children sit with their parent/caregiver in chairs or on the ground.

 

 

 

R.O.A.R. at Dave’s Pizza Garage @ Dave's Pizza Garage
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Reach Out And Read

All children are welcome.  100+ books to choose from.  5:30 to 6 children’s reading time.  6 to 6:30 read along with special guest readers.  Slices of pizza only $2 each.

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Beginning Clogging Classes @ Jackson Lodge
Dec 12 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Beginning Clogging Classes @ Jackson Lodge | Tallahassee | Florida | United States
Please note this is a reoccurring event.  We advise you to check on the status of the event offers with the event coordinators before planning to attend.

Beginning clogging classes for all ages! All types of music, for all levels !

Dec
13
Thu
Young People’s Concert: Holiday Magic @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am
Young People's Concert: Holiday Magic @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra is hosting annual Young People’s Holiday Magic Concert! The concert will consist of holiday favorites such as “Music for Hanukkah”, “The Christmas Song” and “Let it Snow”. You’re not going to want miss this amazing day of music!

Dec
14
Fri
Guided Tours in Florida’s Capital and the Forgotten Coast @ Tallahassee, Florida
Dec 14 all-day

 

Guided Driving and Walking Tours

Conducting the finest guided sight-seeing tours of Florida’s Capital City and the surrounding area including Thomasville, GA and the plantations. Tours can be extended to visit Florida’s Forgotten Coast where you will see white sandy beaches, pristine habitats, historic lighthouses, enchanting museums, and dine on the world famous Apalachicola Bay oysters and other seafood. Please see our reviews on TripAdvisor.

From seniors to students on educational field trips, we cater to visitors of all ages. Also great for convention and meeting attendees, newcomers getting acquainted with the area, your family and guests, as an add-on activity during Family Reunions, social clubs, and organization events. Inquire about our private cultural and heritage guided tours and our step-on-guide and itinerary planning services.

Toddler Story Time @ St. Peter's Anglican Church
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Children four and under and their parents are invited each Friday to gather for stories, songs, and a craft. We provide coffee and tea for the parents and snacks for everyone. This is a great way to make new friends, grow young minds, and expand imaginations.

Contra Dance @ Tallahassee Senior Center Ballroom
Dec 14 @ 7:15 pm – 10:30 pm
Contra Dance @ Tallahassee Senior Center Ballroom |  |  |

Join us for another great contra dance in the second floor ballroom of the Tallahassee Senior Center. No experience necessary and you do not need to bring a partner. A caller teaches each dance before the music begins and a live string band plays the tunes. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. This is a great way to connect with community members of all ages!

Holiday Magic! @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm
Holiday Magic! @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

After a stunning debut with the TSO at our 2017 “Night at the Oscars” performance, we’ve invited back the fantastic Mikki Sodergren for our Holiday Magic shows! This elegant evening will feature favorites such as “The Christmas Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Let it Snow” and more! Holiday Magic is the perfect way to usher in the most wonderful time of the year!

Dec
15
Sat
Santa’s Shopping Day @ Tallahassee Museum
Dec 15 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Santa's Shopping Day @ Tallahassee Museum | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

This season the Museum is offering a day to get your last minute shopping, and wrapping done while
the kiddies enjoy a day of fun-filled festivities at the Museum! The day will include two seasonal crafts,
a seasonal food preparation activity, and a holiday science project along with an outdoor activity.
Children may bring their lunch or eat at the Trail Break. The day is certain to be fun for all who attend!