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July 2014          See Grid Type Calendar  
1st to 31st CKAC Art Clearance Sale
Are you an artist, a collector of art or collectibles and now find that your work/collections have out grown your available space? Are you willing to pass on some of your treasurers at a very reasonable price so that others may enjoy them? If so, the Cedar Key Art Center is offering space for you to sell your wares at a reduced commission rate of 10% starting June 22 through Labor Day Weekend.From June 22 through July 31 the sale will be in the Member’s Gallery only, so space will be limited. Available space will be offered on a first come first served basis. August 1 through Labor Day the sale will be expanded to the Main Gallery. Lots more space will beavailable. This will be an ongoing sale, as items sell, new items may be broughtin. If you are not able to get your items ready by June 22, no problem, just follow the instructions below to bring your items in at a later time.Items can be brought in starting Saturday afternoon on June 21 or allday Sunday June 22.Instructions for selling items at this particular sale:1. Each item must have your full name and selling price. We recommend that you put your original asking price with a slash through it and then the price that you are now asking.2. A written inventory with your full name, address, phone number and a list of every item that you are selling.3. If you want to bring your items in at a later day you need to call Donna at 352 528 6453 to make arrangements. As stated earlier this is an on-going sale. New items are welcomed.4. No “yard sale” type items will be allowed.5. It is not necessary to have created the art work that you now want to sell. It can be art that you have collected and now want to pass on.6. You MUST be a member of the Arts Center to participate in this sale. Last summer was the first time we tried this type of sale. It was very successful!!
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4th Fireworks in Cedar Key
Dusk: Fireworks are happening in Cedar Key!! Come join us for Fireworks on Independence Day! Fireworks will start at Dusk. Call 352-543-5600 with any questions, or email us!
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4th 4th of July Cookout
3:00-6:00 pm: Come to Cedar Key Marina and join us for their 1st Annual 4th of July Cookout!! You can "pre-order" ahead of time if you just want to get your food and go, and pay when you pick up your plate! For only $7.00 per plate, you get Barbecue Chicken, Potato Salad, and Coleslaw, and of course water & soda will be available too for only $1.00! Don`t miss this one!!
5th 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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6th Things to do at the CKAC
Additional Raku Firing
9th Hands On Science
10:30 am - Children of all ages are invited to explore this science themed program! The program will include a presentation, a craft, a snack, and take home goodies! FREE!! For more information, please contact the library at 352-543-5777.
12th 2nd Annual Elite RedFish Challenge
Hosted by Southern Salt Charters, this will be an all day, all ages Event! Come on out to Cedar Key for some reel redfish fishing! With National Sponsors, Raffle on items fishermen really need, and a Weigh In at Big Deck Raw Bar on Dock Street at 3:30 pm, this is sure to be an event not to miss! Email any questions you have to Captain Danny of Southern Salt Charters.
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14th to 25th Summer Art Program
The classes are photography, pottery, painting on silk, fabric art,
beginning drawing, print making, jewelry and art journaling. Contact Cedar Key Arts Center with any questions.
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16th Archaeology
10:30 am - Children of all ages are invited to explore this science themed program! The program will include a presentation, a craft, a snack, and take home goodies! FREE!! For more information, please contact the library at 352-543-5777.
23rd Science Mike
10:30 am - Children of all ages are invited to explore this science themed program! The program will include a presentation, a craft, a snack, and take home goodies! FREE!! For more information, please contact the library at 352-543-5777.
25th Exhibit of Student Artwork
The public is invited. Please plan to attend. Your children and grandchildren will proudly display their work, which will be taken home that day. Time TBA.
25th to 27th Pirates of Penzance Jr.
8:00 pm (Fri & Sat), 2:30 pm (Sun): <br>SVP announces the youth production of Gilbert & Sullivan`s Pirates of Penzance Jr will be opening this weekend at the Chief Theater, home of the Suwannee Valley Players!. This hilarious farce is filled with sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General, all morally bound to the often-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty. Join us for this wacky and irreverent show for all ages. Book and Lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, music by Sir Arthur Seymour. This play is presented by special arrangements with Music Theatre International.<br>All performances begin at 8:00 pm Friday through Saturday, and Sunday Matinees will begin at 2:30 pm. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for senior-youth (through 12th grade)-military. Tickets may be purchased in advance from Suwannee Valley Internet in Chiefland and at Point of View in Fanning Springs. To guarantee a seat for your chosen evening please call Becky Gill, who can be reached at 352-443-9096.<br>Shows are performed at the Chief Theatre 25 East Park Avenue Chiefland, FL. For more information you can leave a message by calling 352-493-ARTS or email us.
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30th Magic Mike
10:30 am - Children of all ages are invited to explore this science themed program! The program will include a presentation, a craft, a snack, and take home goodies! FREE!! For more information, please contact the library at 352-543-5777.
August 2014          See Grid Type Calendar  
1st to 3rd Pirates of Penzance Jr.
8:00 pm (Fri & Sat), 2:30 pm (Sun): <br>SVP announces the youth production of Gilbert & Sullivan`s Pirates of Penzance Jr will be opening this weekend at the Chief Theater, home of the Suwannee Valley Players!. This hilarious farce is filled with sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General, all morally bound to the often-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty. Join us for this wacky and irreverent show for all ages. Book and Lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, music by Sir Arthur Seymour. This play is presented by special arrangements with Music Theatre International.<br>All performances begin at 8:00 pm Friday through Saturday, and Sunday Matinees will begin at 2:30 pm. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for senior-youth (through 12th grade)-military. Tickets may be purchased in advance from Suwannee Valley Internet in Chiefland and at Point of View in Fanning Springs. To guarantee a seat for your chosen evening please call Becky Gill, who can be reached at 352-443-9096.<br>Shows are performed at the Chief Theatre 25 East Park Avenue Chiefland, FL. For more information you can leave a message by calling 352-493-ARTS or email us.
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2nd Second Anniversary Sale!!!
Come to the Salty Needle and help them celebrate their 2nd Year Anniversary!! They are offering 20% off on this day only! Come in and take advantage of this sale!!
19th Seven Wonders of the Suwannee-St John Sierra Club
6:00 pm -8:00 pm: Seven Wonders of the Suwannee-St. Johns Sierra ClubSPONSORED BY CEDAR KEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – PLEASE JOIN US AT THE CEDAR KEY ARTS CENTER FOR A FASCINATING & INFORMATIVE PRESENTATION ON AUGUST 19, 2014 6-8 PMJon Brainard, Education Chair for the Suwanee-St Johns Sierra Club has developed new PowerPoint presentation that addresses some of the issues that the Sierra Club is focusing on -- habitat loss, climate change and water conservation—just to name a few.
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 Paradies 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 to 14th 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 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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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.
4th The Way We Worked Weekend Clam Farming and Talk Tour
9:30 - 11 am, and 2:30 - 4 pm: Hosted by the Cedar Key Aquaculture Association and Leslie Sturmer, Shellfish Extension Specialist for University of Florida. Address for the location is 11350 SW 153rd Court, Cedar Key, FL 32625
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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11th to 12th The Way We Worked Weekend Golf Cart Tours
2:00 - 3:30 pm: Golf Cart Tour of Cedar Key with Sue Colson, Vice Mayor of Cedar Key. Meet at the City Park.
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 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.
December 2014          See Grid Type Calendar  
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.


P.O. Box 610   ::   Cedar Key, Florida   ::   32625
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