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Appleton Art for Arbor Day
Thursday, January 31, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated annually to public tree-planting. From 11 a.m. to noon in the Appleton auditorium, Greg Barton, Marion County forester, will give a presentation on the ecological value of trees. From noon to 1 p.m., docents will give a tour of flora-themed works and symbolism found throughout the permanent collection.

This event is organized by Steve MacKenzie, professor of Environmental Sciences at the College of Central Florida. For more information, contact Griselle Gonzalez at 352-291-4455, ext. 1836, or gonzaleg@cf.edu.

Free for Appleton members; included with admission fee for nonmembers.

Clyde Butcher

Book Signing and Exhibition Debut with Clyde Butcher
Saturday, February 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Meet Clyde Butcher on Saturday, February 2nd from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm for a book signing celebrating the debut opening of America’s Everglades: Through the Lens of Clyde Butcher." Exhibition catalog and other books available for purchase in the Appleton Store. This event is free to the public and does not include admission to the exhibition.

Sponsored by Fine Arts For Ocala, Inc. (FAFO), this event is held in combination with the exhibition America's Everglades: Through the Lens of Clyde Butcher, on view February 2-May 26, 2019.

Steel Orchestra

After Hours: New Generation Branches Steel Orchestra
Thursday, February 7, 5-8 p.m.

The Appleton welcomes New Generation Branches, a steel-pan orchestra program based in Orlando and comprised primarily of adults and children ages 6 and up. This performance will feature two drummers.

Our annual After Hours concert series offers live music, special displays of artwork by Ocala Art Group and tasty samplings from Marion Technical College FL Culinary Arts Program. Cash bar available. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music begins at 5:30 p.m. After Hours is free for Appleton members and $15 at the door for nonmembers.

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