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September 2014          See Grid Type Calendar  
Smithsonian Institute`s Museums on Main Street presents The Way We Worked, Hosted by Cedar Key Historical Society. This event will run daily Sunday-Thursday 1pm - 4pm, and Fridays and Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, in the upstairs level of the Cedar Key Library
12th to 14th Cedar Key Pirate Invasion
Come and Enjoy a unique weekend in "The Best Little Pirate Town in Florida". The Cedar Key Pirates in Paradise and pirate-friendly folks of Cedar Key on Florida`s Nature Coast are inviting pirates and pirate crews from all over to discover our beautiful, historic town and the pristine waters that surround us.
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13th Lighthouse on Cedar Key Open to the Public
This is one of several limited openings to the public of Seahorse Key, home of the Cedar Key Lighthouse. Your own boat or plenty of transportation available at the Cedar Key City Docks
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13th The Way We Worked Weekend Shell Mound Walks
Hosted and led by Pam Darty, ranger for USFWS, LSNWR, and CKNWR, come and learn the history of Shell Mound, an archaeological site that dates back thousands of years!
20th Lighthouse on Cedar Key open to the public
This is one of several limited openings to the public of Seahorse Key, home of the Cedar Key Lighthouse. Your own boat or plenty of transportation available at the Cedar Key City Docks
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21st Golf Cart Tour
Golf Cart Tour, 2:30-4 p.m. Join a convoy of golf carts to learn about all that`s being done to make Cedar Key a better place to live - from economic development, beautification and historic preservation to environmental protection and beyond. Meet at City Park Gazebo, Second and A Streets, limited to 40 people.
21st The Way We Worked Weekend Walking Tours
Walking Tours of Cedar Key, hosted by Ken Young and George Sresovich, both will be hosting in period dress. This is sure to be a tour unlike any other, and filled with amazing stories of history of Cedar Key!
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26th to 28th Railroads and Riverboats
Railroads and Riverboats, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. An exhibit of model railroads and Suwannee River riverboats by the Ocala Model Railroads` Restoration Society and Levy County Historical Society presents the history of railroading and riverboat transportation. Cedar Key Community Center, 809 Sixth Street.
27th Photo Collection Opening Exhibit and Reception
Photo Collection Opening Exhibit and Reception, 5-7 p.m. See Cedar Key through photographs of its people and how they worked through the years. Refreshments and hors d`oeuvres. All are welcome. Cedar Key Arts Center Gallery, 2nd Floor, 457 Second Street.
27th The Great Suwannee River Cleanup
First Volunteer Project for National Public Lands Day.

Here`s the CHALLENGE- Can you enjoy nature, while giving back?

Saturday September 27th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Help clean up the Suwannee River after all the summer activities at Manatee Springs. Bring your kayak, canoe, or just walking shoes and help make the Suwannee River beautiful again by picking up trash in the river. If you don`t have a canoe or kayak and still want to go by water, we can provide a canoe or kayak, but they are limited so please reserve your vessel (see contact). We will shuttle people from Anderson Outdoor Adventure up to Clay landing to launch and float down while picking up trash along the way. There will be a boat on the water to collect full bags. A BBQ lunch, trash bags, trash pickers, and water will be provided, along with free admission to the park. Meet at the Manatee Springs Concessioniare, Anderson Outdoor Adventure at 9:00 am for registration. Contact: Teri Graves at email below or (352) 493-6736.
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27th The Way We Worked Weekend with Henry Gernhardt
Come check out Henry Gernhardt, a nationally known artist and titled professor emeritus from Syracuse University. He is also currently the Gallery Director for Cedar Key Arts Center.
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27th The Way We Worked Weekend Art Show Opening
5 pm - 7 pm: This Show will be an ongoing exhibit of 3 new exhibits! There will be a new Photo Exhibit; A Scenic Tour in Oil Paintings of the Old Water Route from Cedar Key to Branford, by Susan Dauphinee; and The Wall of Pictures. Gallery open every day 10 am - 5 pm
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27th 2014 Great Suwannee River Cleanup kick-off

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October 2014          See Grid Type Calendar  
Smithsonian Institute`s Museums on Main Street presents The Way We Worked, Hosted by Cedar Key Historical Society. This event will run from September 13-October 19, open daily Sunday-Thursday 1pm - 4pm, and Fridays and Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, in the upstairs level of the Cedar Key Library.
3rd ALL GM Oktoberfest Annual Cruise
The All GM Oktoberfest, brought to you by National Parts Depot is coming to Cedar Key with its Annual Cruise here! Look out for lots of cool cars to be cruising in, around, and out of Cedar Key!
4th Clam Farming Talk and Tour
Clam Farming Talk and Tour, 9:30-11 a.m. or 2:30-4 p.m. Learn about the industry that has made Cedar Key a major producer of farm-raised clams in the nation, then visit a shore-based facility to a look at a hatchery, nursery and processing plant. FWC Sen. Kirkpatrick Marine Lab, 11350 SW 153 Court.
4th The Way We Worked Weekend A Taste of Cedar Key
11:30 am - 1:30 pm: Come out to the City Park and get a real Taste of Cedar Key! Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with local participating restaurants, this event is sure to be heaven for your taste buds!
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12th Museum and Walking Tour
Museum and Walking Tour, 10-11:30 a.m. Tour the Museum with Dr. John Andrews, whose family for generations has played important roles in the history and economy of Cedar Key and go on a walking tour of the historic district with Historical Society docents, in period dress, who will provide an entertaining and informative picture of the local history. Period dressed reenactors will be stationed along Historic Second Street. Start at the Cedar Key Historical Museum, 609 Second Street .
12th Golf Cart Tour
Golf Cart Tour, 2:30-4 p.m. Join a convoy of golf carts to learn about all that`s being done to make Cedar Key a better place to live - from economic development, beautification and historic preservation to environmental protection and beyond. Meet at City Park Gazebo, Second and A Streets, limited to 40 people.
18th to 19th 45th Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival
9:00 AM until 5:00 PM each day. This major event features well over 200 arts and crafts exhibits, and great local seafood in City Park. There will be live musical entertainment at several places around town during the days and nights, and a parade on Saturday morning.

In addition on this weekend, there is an open house at the lighthouse on Seahorse Key, the big island 3 miles to the west of Cedar Key. Explore the lighthouse, look at the exhibits and wander this beautiful island. Shuttle boats are available at City Marina. Be sure to remember your camera and binoculars!

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18th to 19th Lighthouse on Cedar Key open to the public
This is one of several limited openings to the public of Seahorse Key, home of the Cedar Key Lighthouse. Your own boat or plenty of transportation available at the Cedar Key City Docks
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25th 5th Annual Beast Feast hosted by Levy County Schools Foundation
The Levy County Schools Foundation will be hosting its 5th Annual Beast Feast on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Etheridge Cracker House-on NE 140th Avenue, Williston. The Cracker House offers a beautiful country setting, with a covered area in case of less than perfect weather. Gate opens at 5:30 pm. Dinner will begin being served at 6:00 pm. An interesting selection of specialties like gator tail, possum ribs, and venison along with some good old fashioned southern classics like mullet, grits, and swamp cabbage will be served up by Levy County’s very own businesses, politicians, and community groups. There will be something for every taste! Door prizes will be given throughout the evening and the event will wrap up with a live auction. Adult tickets are $20 each in advance, or $25 at the gate. Student tickets are $10 for children 8 to 17 year’s old- available at the gate only, and children 7 years and under, no charge. Adult Tickets may be purchased at any Capital City Bank, Drummond Community Bank & Suncoast Credit Union branches across Levy County, and at Beef O’Brady’s in Chiefland. If your business, community organization, club or group of individuals would like to participate you may prepare and serve a food, donate door prizes, or donate auction items. There are also Sponsorships available for $500 which includes 4 tickets, and $250 which includes 2 tickets. Please contact Angela Johnson with the Levy County Schools Foundation at LCSF@levy.k12.fl.us for more information.
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25th Annual Cemetery Cleaning
Many of those buried in Shiloh Cemetery lived rich and interesting lives and we would enjoy hearing about them! Please share the memory of someone you love with us at this next Cemetery Cleaning Gathering. If you would like to give a 3-5 minute talk about someone buried in Shiloh, please contact Arno Webster at 352-543-5517.
November 2014          See Grid Type Calendar  
1st Writing and Publishing 101
Writing and Publishing 101
Do you have a story to tell but don`t know where or how to start? Nov. 1st the Cedar Key Arts Center is sponsoring a workshop "Writing and Publishing 101" Learn the basics from three Florida writers who will share their experience and give you tools to begin.

Limited to 20 participants, $10 fee, bring a sack lunch, and writing materials. please pre-register by e-mailing amyjojones4@gmail.com Download more information HERE.
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29th to 30th Cedar Key Christmas
Join the festivities which begins with a traditional lighting of the tree in City Park the day after Thanksgiving. Hot Cocoa, caroling and good cheer, are all sure to warm your heart for the start of the Holiday. Call 352-543-5600 for more information.
December 2014          See Grid Type Calendar  
1st to 25th Cedar Key Christmas
Join the festivities which begins with a traditional lighting of the tree in City Park the day after Thanksgiving. Hot Cocoa, caroling and good cheer, are all sure to warm your heart for the start of the Holiday. Call 352-543-5600 for more information.
13th Christmas Boat Parade and Santa Clam
The boat parade is put on by the Cedar Key Aquiculture Association and our own Santa Clam will be there to greet the children. Rain date - 12/14.
16th Children`s Art Benefit Dinner Raffle and Silent Auction
5:30 pm: Tickets $25.00, available at Keyhole and CKAC members. Sponsored by Cedar Key Arts Center, Gourmet Dinner provided by Island Room. All proceed will go to support the CKAC Children`s Art Summer Program, including scholarships for youngsters, and other Children`s Art activities.
27th Lighthouse on Cedar Key open to the public
This is one of several limited openings to the public of Seahorse Key, home of the Cedar Key Lighthouse. Your own boat or plenty of transportation available at the Cedar Key City Docks
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February 2015          See Grid Type Calendar  
14th Lighthouse on Cedar Key open to the public
9:00 am -3:00 pm: This is one of several limited openings to the public of Seahorse Key, home of the Cedar Key Lighthouse. Your own boat or plenty of transportation available at the Cedar Key City Docks
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March 2015          See Grid Type Calendar  
28th to 29th Old Florida Celebration of the Arts 2015
This year`s Arts Fest will be March 28-29, 2015. More details to come when this event gets closer.


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