Weekend calendar

Published: Friday, February 1, 2008 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 5:56 p.m.


Dudley Farm Old-Fashioned Plow Days: Farm activities, wagon rides, crafts and food, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today and Saturday, Dudley Farm Historic State Park, State Road 26, Newberry Road. $4 per car. (472-1142)

"The Worlds of Fingerman:" Non-verbal puppet theater, 7:30 p.m. today; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $15 general. (392-ARTS)

"The Dead Guy:" Reality television brings him fame and fortune, but viewers decide how he dies, 8 p.m. Friday; 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Hippodrome State Theater. Tickets: $25-$30 general; $20 seniors; $10 students. (375-HIPP)

"Blithe Spirit:" Noel Coward's supernatural comedy, 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 10, Gainesville Community Playhouse, Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd. Tickets: $15 at Omni Books, Vam York Theater Box Office. (376-4949)

"The Real Thing:" UF theater students perform Tom Stoppard's comedy of manners, 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday; and Tuesday through Feb. 9; 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb.10, UF campus, Constans Theater. Tickets: $13 general; $9 students, seniors and staff. (392-1653)

Hoggetown Medieval Faire: Artisans, human chess matches, jesters, Robin Hood and more, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Alachua County Fairgrounds. $12 general; $6 ages 5-17; half-price admission on Friday. (334-ARTS)

Florida Art Film Festival: The East Coast premiere of "Ten Inch Hero," directed by David Mackay; and other films, 8-11 p.m. today; 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 S. Main St. Tickets: $25 weekend; $15 per day. (917-226-2588)


Medievel Masquerade: Dancing, juggling and live music, 5 p.m., The Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave. (334-5064)

"History, Legacy and Heritage:" Panel discussion on heritage tourism in Spain and Slovenia, 10 a.m., UF campus, University Memorial Auditorium. (392-2787)


Holistic Health Fair: Live entertainment, talks, activities for children, workshops, food and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., United Church of Gainesville. $5 general donation; free for children. (375-3028)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: South African musical group performs a blend of African rhythms and Christian gospel music, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $18-$38. (392-ARTS)

S.T.A.R. Autism Awareness 5K Run/Walk: 9 a.m., Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th St. $10 general. (334-2186)

North Florida Crossword Puzzle Tournament: Teams and individuals compete, 8:30 a.m., Savannah Grande, 301 N. Main St. $40 per person; $30 students and seniors. (378-4213)


Goerings Bookstore: Meet Nath Doughtie, local author of "All Rise - A Novel," 2 p.m., 1717 NW 1st Ave. (377-3703)

Contra Dance: Dance to live music by the Corn Family, 4-7 p.m., Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave. $7 general; $5 for 21 and younger. (www.godsdance.org)

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