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Mac Arnold & Plateful of Blues @ Bradfordville Blues Club
Jan 17 all-day

January 17
Mac Arnold & Plateful of Blues….

January 18 EG Kight Birthday Celebration @ Bradfordville Blues Club
Jan 18 all-day

January 18
EG Kight Birthday Celebration

Verity Health 5k and 1 mile Fun Run @ Bannerman Crossings
Jan 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Join Verity Health Center and Killearn Lakes Taekwondo at Bannerman Crossings for our 3rd annual 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run.

About this Event

Join Verity Health Center and Killearn Lakes Taekwondo at Bannerman Crossings for our 3rd annual 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run. Proceeds from this years 5k will benefit National Cervical Cancer Coalition, in honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.

The 5K is a certified 2 loop course that highlights the best that Bannerman Crossings has to offer. There will also be a 1 Mile Family Fun Run through the center of the shopping center.

The 5K begins at 8:30 am and the 1 Mile begins at 9:00am.

The race will start and finish at the intersection at McGowan’s. Prizes will be given for the top Male, Female and Under 18 finishers of the 5k. Prizes will also be given to the top 3 finishers of the 1 mile Fun Run.

Stay for the after party with live music, bounce houses and more!

SuperHero Saturday Walk at Cascades Park @ Cascades Park
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
SuperHero Saturday Walk at Cascades Park @ Cascades Park

In a revolutionary act of self care, black women & girls all over the country gather on Saturdays to celebrate ourselves and participate in a transformative Girltrek Tradition–SuperHero Saturday. After a full week of working, toiling, & caring for others – – we women of “super power” lace up our walking shoes, put on our Girltrek Superhero bright blue gear, and join forces to be about the business of “Self Care”. If you have not joined the Girltrek Movement, please log onto and click “Join”. This notifies our national office that a new Superhero Sister is joining forces with other black women across the nation to participate in the ‘revolutionary act of self care’ through walking!

We meet in the parking lot directly across the street from the Florida Department of Transportation at Cascades Park. Located in the heart of downtown, Cascades Park offers a variety of outdoor and recreational amenities, including a state-of-the-art amphitheater, interactive water fountain, children’s play area, Smokey Hollow Commemoration and miles of multi-use trails. The trail is paved. We look forward to seeing you!

Coffee With A Curator @ Pebble Hill Plantation
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a casual coffee reception and tour of A Cultural Legacy: Selected Works from the Parker B. Poe Collection. Mr. and Mrs. Parker B. Poe shared an appreciation for art depicting the culture and lifestyle that they enjoyed in South Georgia, but their personal collections were very different. This curator-led tour will cast light on Mr. Poe’s eclectic tastes, his patronage to a broad art community, and his philanthropy towards the cultural resources of Thomasville, Georgia. Grassroots Coffee will be on the Front Porch of the Main House at 10:30 a.m., followed by a guided tour at 11 a.m. The Parker B. Poe Collection is on loan from the Thomasville Center for the Arts.

Bowls & Brews Chili Cookoff – NEED CHEFS! @ Episcopal Church of the Advent
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hot chili. Cold beer. Warm people. What better way to celebrate MLK Weekend? Bring the family and your appetite to Episcopal Church of the Advent for Bowls & Brews, Saturday, January 18, 4 to 7 pm, 815 Piedmont Road, Tallahassee.

Chili competition, homemade cornbread and desserts, and a family movie. Kids 10 and under eat free. $10 admission for the rest of us will help fund diversity scholarships for Advent Parish Day School. Craft beer available for purchase.

To compete as a chili chef or a team, enter at or email

Tallahassee Salsa Dancers Social @ Studio D
Jan 18 @ 9:30 pm – Jan 19 @ 2:00 am

Tallahassee Salsa Dancers is a community based latin dance company that promotes latin dance in the Big Bend area. We host monthly dance events that are called socials. A social normally includes a dance lesson, possible performance, and a social dance afterwards. Social dancing means dancing with other people throughout the night. You do not have to bring a partner and you do not need experience. Come out and take a class and practice what you learn social dancing.

Salsa Workshop- 9:30 pm- 10:30 pm with Liz and Justin from Tampa
Social Dancing 1030 pm- 2 am
Performances by Latin Soul Tampa Project and Tampa Shines Touch

Intro to Mindful Eating @ Goodwood Museum & Gardens
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This introductory workshop goes into techniques to encourage mindful eating and prevent mindless eating.

Mindful eating is not a diet, rather it is learning to pay attention to your surroundings and experiences as you eat and to recognize internal cravings and physical cues until you are full. Mark January as World Mindful Eating Month by joining Pamela Chamberlynn, MSW, NBC-HWC, as she guides you through an introduction on how to practice mindful eating.

This introduction class will be on Sunday, January 19th from 2-5 PM. Tickets are $50 and can be found on

An in-depth 6-week course into mindful eating is also available. The in-depth course begins on January 27th. If taken with the Introductory workshop, the in-depth course will have a 10% discount.

Alexa Kleinbard: Twilight in the Garden @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 21 all-day

“Alexa Kleinbard’s spectacularly beautiful work has focused on the natural world for over 30 years, addressing the issues surrounding the degradation and destructiion of our natural environment,” says Cynthia Hollis, guest curator of the upcoming exhibition, “Alexa Kleinbard:Twilight in the Garden.”

Kleinbard has always taken the position that we as humans are not separate from our environment, but rather something w are in and of. In this exhibition, Kleinbard’s work ranges from oil on shaped birchwood, to oil stick and graphite drawings on paper, to intricate collaged animals in ink, paint, and pencil, all presenting despair and hope with a lyricism and lushness of imagery.

Vitreous Enamels: The Art of Glass, Metal & Fire @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 22 all-day

Vitreous Enamels brings together five master enamelists, Kristin Anderson, Chris Hierholzer, Carole Jayne, Mary Reynolds, and Kathy Wilcox, each of whom has devoted 20-30 years to enameling and who specialize in a particular technique and have a unique style. Kristin Anderson plays with the duality of durable and fragile. Her work focuses on light and how it interacts with enamel. Chris Hierholzer creates beautiful enamel jewelry reminiscent of the Byzantine period. Carole Jayne works with the ancient cloisonne technique to make mixed media works. Mary Reynolds explores color and pattern and makes small jewelry/painting pieces. Kathleen Wilcox’s love of nature comes through in her enamel pieces.