It’s Thursday, the weekend is almost here, and there is plenty to do in #OurOcala. It’s the first full week of 2021, and it’s been an interesting one so far. With the weekend right around the corner, it’s time to unwind, kick back, and enjoy a few days of fun. Well, there is plenty going around town on this weekend to keep you entertained.
This Friday marks the first, First Friday Art Walk of 2021, which is a great place to check out all the best that the local art scene has to offer. The Marion Culture Alliance will also open their January exhibit at The Brick, “Nature’s Beauty,” which is worth checking out. There will also be some great selections to watch at the Marion Theatre throughout the weekend, as well as some great live music and other vibes around town.
Check out all the details below and plan your weekend adventure accordingly. Keep it locked with The Culture Curators for more about everything that #OurOcala has to offer!
Friday, January 8th, 2021
January 1st Friday Art Walk
This is the first, First Friday art walk of 2021; why miss it? January 1st Friday Art Walk will include sixteen artist displays, free family art activities provided by local arts organizations, and more. Local shops will have extended shopping hours as well. Of course, attendees are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings. Find out more about January 1st Friday Art Walk now.
January Exhibit at The Brick – “Nature’s Beauty”
Nature’s Beauty: Seeing and Feeling is a collective art exhibit featuring Dr. Jillian Ramsammy and Dr. Saul Reyes. The exhibit is described as a “dialog between focused attention to the created world and seeing the details of the created world through a contemplative experience of the interior life.” Find out more about ‘Nature’s Beauty’ and stop by the Brick City Center for the Arts to check it out for yourself!
Live Music by Caly Bryan At The Keep
The Keep is excited to present the beautiful and talented Caly Bryan! One half of the duo Caly and Megan, Caly will take over The Keep’s upstairs lounge on Friday from 8PM – 11 PM. She will bring her unique and smooth sound to the stage while you can enjoy some great wine, craft beer, or mead. Win, win! Find out more from The Keep and come vibe!
DJ Karim live on the Rooftop at Pi!
It’s always a party on the rooftop at Pi, especially Friday. This week DJ Karim will take over the rooftop and will provide the vibes for the night. Is there a better place to be on Friday night other than the rooftop at Pi? That’s what they say; who are we to say differently? Karim kicks things off at 9 PM, and the vibe will continue until 1 AM. See you there? Find out more from Pi!
Movies At The Marion Theatre
Up for a good film? Well, the Marion Theatre has us covered with some great selections on Friday. Check out the instant classic comedy Old School at 5:30 PM or the iconic mob flick, Goodfellas, at 8:00 PM. Whichever you choose, maybe both, you can get your tickets here.
Old School 5:30 PM
Goodfellas 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 9th, 2021
Live Music by ECliff At The Keep!
The one and only, Ecliff is bringing the vibes to The Keep on Saturday night. The talented singer will bring his smooth style and undeniable vibes to the upstairs lounge at The Keep. Stop by, say hello, enjoy some incredible sounds and share some pizza or charcuterie with friends. Find out more from The Keep now!
Movies At The Marion Theatre
There are plenty of options when it comes to movies on Saturday. The Marion Theatre is starting the day off early with something for the whole family before ending the night on a more adult-friendly note. Toy Story kicks things off at 11:30 AM before Goodfellas. 2001: A Space Odyssey will play later in the afternoon, while Old School starts at 8:00 PM. Pick up your tickets here! See you at the movies!