Events

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Apr
6
Tue
2021
4 Week Online Christian Childbirth Education Class Every Tuesday in April 2021 @ Indwelling Spirit Christian Childbirth Education and Lactation Support
Apr 6 – Apr 27 all-day
4 Week Online Christian Childbirth Education Class Every Tuesday in April 2021 @ Indwelling Spirit Christian Childbirth Education and Lactation Support | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

The online Indwelling Spirit 4 week Christian childbirth class is an engaging and interactive course which will ensure that each attendee learns about stages of pregnancy, wellness, coping techniques, newborn care and breastfeeding.

Every Tuesday in April 6pm-8:30pm EST
Contact Kerry-Ann for payment arrangements or questions at 850-296-0987

Apr
8
Thu
2021
Zerbe Zelebration @ LeMoyne Arts
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm
Zerbe Zelebration @ LeMoyne Arts | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

This Zelebration will kick off LeMoyne’s Chain of Parks Art Festival for 2021. As a world-renown artist and FSU professor, Zerbe entrusted LeMoyne Arts with the largest collection of his artwork in the world. LeMoyne Arts will be showing eight never-seen-before pieces for the Zelebration, along with hosting lectures and roundtable discussions on civil rights, Zerbe’s art journey, and birding (Zerbe is best known in Tallahassee for his collection of bird lithographs inspired by his time at St. Marks Wildlife Santuary).

LeMoyne Arts will be making Kar Zerbe’s treasured bird serigraph collection available for purchase. These limited edition serigraphs, silk screened by Karl Zerbe assisted by LeMoyne volunteers, will be available (unframed) for $400 each, LeMoyne Arts members receive a 10% off their purchase.

Come to the Zerbe Bird Event on Saturday, April 10th from 11 am – 12 pm, to see guest speaker, Dr. Todd Engstrom, discuss Zerbe’s bird-related work along with other regional birding content. An optional $20 donation at the event will automatically enter you into a contest to win a free Zerbe bird serigraph!

Another exciting event hosted by LeMoyne Arts: Karl Zerbe: In His Time and in Ours. Tuesday, April 13th from 6 pm – 7 pm. Guest speaker, Dr. Preston McLane, Director, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, will explore the life and career of Kar Zerbe, situating his practice within the historical contexts, styles, and movements of his time while also challenges audiences to look critically at how Zerbe approached the subjects of his art works. This will be a small, in-person and virtual event live streamed on Chain of Parks Facebook page. FREE tickets are available for in-person option at https://www.eventeny.com/events/2021chainofparksartfestival-1128/.

In-person and virtual exhibits featuring Karl Zerbe and other artists he inspired can be found at LeMoyne Arts, Council on Culture & Arts online gallery and Tallahassee International Artport Gallery, TCC Hurst Gallery, and FAMU Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery. This city-wide Zelebration will inspire and strengthen our vibrant community in a fun and COVID-safe way. Come and enjoy all that the Zerbe Zelebration has to offer and enjoy tasting German-inspired custom brew created by Proof Brewing called the “Zerbe PilZner”, in honor of Karl Zerbe’s German heritage. It is served at the festival and at other venues that carry Proof Beer.

Apr
9
Fri
2021
LeMoyne Arts’ Zerbe Zelebration @ Zerbe Zelebration
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm
LeMoyne Arts’ Zerbe Zelebration @ Zerbe Zelebration

The Zerbe Zelebration will be a citywide multi-media exhibition of Expressionist Movement artist Karl Zerbe’s works as we mark the 50th anniversary of his retirement from FSU. This Zelebration will kick-off LeMoyne’s Chain of Parks Art Festival for 2021. As a world-renowned artist and FSU professor, Zerbe entrusted LeMoyne Arts with the largest collection of his artwork in the world. LeMoyne Arts will be showing 7 never-before-seen pieces for the Zelebration, along with hosting lectures and round table discussions on civil rights, Zerbe’s art journey, and birding (Zerbe is best known in Tallahassee for his collection of bird lithographs, inspired by his time at St. Marks Wildlife Sanctuary). The Chain of Parks will also be posting multiple engaging social media activities, video interviews, and educational material on their website and social platforms.

In-person and virtual exhibits featuring Karl Zerbe and other artists he inspired can be found at LeMoyne Arts, Council on Culture & Arts online gallery and Tallahassee International Artport Gallery, FSU Museum of Fine Art, TCC Hurst Gallery, FAMU Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, and the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce. This citywide Zelebration will inspire and strengthen our vibrant community in a fun and Covid-safe way. Come and enjoy all that the Zerbe Zelebration has to offer, and enjoy tasting the German-inspired custom brew created by Proof Brewing, in honor of Karl Zerbe’s German heritage. It will be available for purchase at the festival and at venues that carry Proof Beer.
Hours for LeMoyne Arts. April 9th-18, 11:00am-6:00pm Tuesday -Saturday. Additional in person locations are Tallahassee International Airport Gallery, TCC Hurst Gallery and FAMU Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery. There will be online access from April 9th-18th with LeMoyne Arts, Tallahassee International Airport Gallery, FSU Museum of Fine Art, TCC Hurst Gallery, and FAMU Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery.

Apr
14
Wed
2021
Florida Housing Statewide Art Contest @ Virtual
Apr 14 – May 3 all-day

Florida Housing Finance Corporation is hosting a statewide art contest inviting kids across all counties in Florida to submit their unique designs showcasing what the word “home” means to them.

The top 40 designs, chosen by an internal review committee, will be prominently displayed in the Florida Housing Finance Corporation building in Tallahassee throughout the month of June in honor of National Homeownership Month. The artwork will also be published on Florida Housing’s website.

Kids & teens between the ages 5-18 are invited to create a drawing on a plain piece of paper and submit the design by May 3, 2021. Scan or take a photo of your design and upload it at www.floridahousing.org or mail it to us at the following address:
Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Attn: External Affairs Department
227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Apr
15
Thu
2021
Make it With MoFA: Memory Maps @ Museum of Fine Arts - FSU
Apr 15 all-day
Make it With MoFA: Memory Maps @ Museum of Fine Arts - FSU | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

On Thursday, April 15th at 6:00 PM EST, join us for Make It With MoFA: Memory Maps! In this special What It Takes inspired event, interns Alice Fabela, Ava Romano, and Madison Hayes will lead you through an activity in which you’ll turn memories and goals into creative maps. As you craft your memory map, they will take you through some of the amazing CFA faculty research featured in MoFA’s current exhibition, What It Takes: Creative Research in the College of Fine Arts. You’ll need coloring utensils or collage materials, and paper. This event is free, virtual, and open to the public. Registration is required.
Learn more about the exhibition here: https://whatittakes.show/.

Michael Rosato Art Festival @ The Moon
Apr 15 all-day

Michael Rosato specializes in designing and painting large-scale murals for public and private spaces. Mr. Rosato has been commissioned to create artworks for display in museum exhibits, corporate headquarters, retail spaces, restaurants, sports arenas, outdoor venues and private residences. His recent mural of abolitionist and conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, has received international acclaim.

Mr. Rosato describes his style as representational realism and he enjoys telling vivid and often emotional stories through his work. His murals can be seen in venues across the country, including the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, OK; Texas Motor Speedway, in Fort Worth, TX; the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC; the Headquarters of Bacardi in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Globe Life Park, home to the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, TX; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Museum in Cape Charles, VA; the Chesapeake Country Mural Trail in Dorchester County, MD and the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, VA.

Apr
16
Fri
2021
Once On This Island @ Amos P Godby High School Auditorium
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 18 @ 2:30 pm
Once On This Island @ Amos P Godby High School Auditorium | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

The Godby Players present a live musical theatre performance of Once on this Island. See the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl chosen by the gods of the island for a journey that will test the power of love against the power of death. Performances are April 16 and 17 at 7 pm with seating at 6:30 and Sunday, April 18 at 3 with seating at 2:30. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. All patrons must wear a mask and use socially distanced seating by group.

Apr
17
Sat
2021
Hops & Half Shells 5k @ Wakulla Environmental Institute
Apr 17 all-day

Saturday, April 17
| 8:30 a.m. One Mile
| 9:00 a.m. 5K

Come run TCC Foundation’s 6th Annual Hops & Half Shells 5K Trail Run and One Mile Fun Run. We have also included a virtual race option! Explore the beauty and natural surroundings of the Wakulla Environmental Institute, including sink holes, pine scrub forests and a natural land bridge. The exciting course will take participants on various surfaces and over small obstacles. Perfect for trail runners and walkers alike and a great way to spend a morning in the woods.

Race participants will also enjoy free delicious oysters farmed by the WEI’s Oyster Aquaculture program and free local craft beer.

This year we will run our 5K in waves as a safety precaution. You will be assigned a wave based on your estimated 5K finish time. Please review the safety plan below for more details.

Proceeds from the race will support TCC student scholarships!
Safety Plan
Pre-Race
Read updated race waiver.
All race-day activities will be outside; race day registration, packet pickup, and t-shirt pickup.
Race venue will have no-contact temperature checks and sanitation stations.
All attendees are required to wear a mask when in close contact with others.
Volunteers and staff will be required to wear masks.
During Race
5K will have start times in waves (25 runners per wave)
Sanitation station at start and finish line
Runners required to wear a mask at the start of the race, when in close proximity to other runners, and at the finish line.
Volunteers and staff will be required to wear masks.
Post-Race
All food and snacks will be set-up per CDC restaurant guidelines.
Post-race snacks will be available.
WEI Oysters will be available.
Deep Brewing Company beer will be available.
All attendees are required to wear masks when in close contact with others.
Volunteers and staff will be required to wear masks.
Location
Wakulla Environmental Institute
170 Preservation Way
Crawfordville, FL 32327

Cost
Pre-registration (by April 15)

5K General (with shirt) $20
5K General (no shirt) $15
5K TCC student (with shirt) $15
5K TCC student (no shirt) $10
One Mile (with shirt) $12
One Mile (no shirt) $10
Race Day (Register 7:30 a.m.)
5K – $25, with shirt (supply limited)
5K – $20, no shirt
1 mile – $15, with shirt (supply limited)
1 mile – $12, no shirt

Early packet pickup and pre-registration
Wednesday, April 14| 3-6 p.m.
TCC Foundation, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL

Awards
Overall Male and Female
Overall Masters
Male and Female
Overall Grand Masters
Male and Female
Top TCC Male and Female Student
Top TCC Male and Female Employee
Top 3 Male and Female (By Age Division)
Medals for all 5K finishers
Thank you for your interest in Hops & Half Shells!

Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 15.

Please register on-site. Registration will open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 17.

Chain of Parks Art Festival @ Downtown Chain of Parks
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm
Chain of Parks Art Festival @ Downtown Chain of Parks | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

THIS YEAR ONLY, the Chain of Parks Art Festival is asking only serious art patrons and enthusiasts to attend the festival in the parks to support the exhibiting artists. To control crowd size and adhere to safety guidelines, this festival will be a FREE TICKETED event. Attendees will need to reserve a ticket online and select a time slot to see artists in the parks. The festival will be following CDC guidelines and will have safety precautions visibly placed throughout the event. to view additional safety precautions, visit www.chainofparks.com.
The festival has expanded this year to offer new and exciting programs to bring the community unique fine art experiences in a COVID-safe way leading up to the festival weekend in the parks. The “newly expanded” 10-day event kicks off with the Zerbe Zelebration, for reknown artist Karl Zerbe April 9-18. Other exciting news for this year’s festival includes FSU’s Opening Nights Special Presenting Artist event with artist Michael Rosato on April 15 and an Artist Workshop with Jim Sherraden, formerly of Hatch Printing, at LeMoyne Arts on April 15. All leading up to the fstival weekend with Artists in the Park April 17-18.

Frenchtown Farmers Market
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Frenchtown Farmers Market @ Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Open every Saturday from 10am-2pm, the Frenchtown Farmers Market offers a wide variety of fresh, local, naturally grown produce, honey, eggs, baked goods, gourmet preserves, and smoked meats sold directly by local vendors.

Eat Fresh, Eat Local and Grow Community!