Spend ‘Twilights’ at the Matheson

Published: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 12:55 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 12:55 p.m.

Celebrate the harvest season with the inaugural "Twilights at the Matheson Museum."



* What: “Twilights at the Matheson Museum,” with food, music, an exhibit.

* When: 6 p.m. Nov. 13.

* Where: Matheson, 513 E. University Ave.

* Tickets: $20.

* Information: 352-378-2280 or info@mathesonmuseum.org.

The first event will be "An Evening in the Botanical Gardens," and will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Matheson at 513 E. University Ave. Tickets are $20, and will feature a wine and beer tasting, along with hors d'oeuvres made from local fruits and vegetables of the season.

The program also will feature "Little Jake and the Soul Searchers," a Gainesville old-school R&B and blues band. There also will be an opening reception for the new exhibit, "Florida Flora and Fauna." Learn about the symbols of Alachua County and browse the photography of both amateur and professional photographers, including John Moran, Justine Vaughn, Jeff Ripple and Dr. Mark V. Barrow.

In the Botanical Gardens, enjoy a place "where nature and culture meet." See hundreds of white lights illuminate over 130 varieties of native plants.

To purchase tickets and for more information, call 352-378-2280 or email info@mathesonmuseum.org.

The Matheson Museum Inc., a community supported not-for-profit tax-exempt corporation, is committed to making the local history of Alachua County a dynamic force in our community, relevant to local residents, visitors and tourists of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds.

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