After dark in the park: The movie “The Karate Kid” will air from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 10 at the Jervey Gantt Recreation Complex, 2200 SE 36th Ave., Ocala, as part of the After Dark in the Park series. To free; bring a blanket or chairs. Concessions available. Call 629-2489 for details.
Pianos in duel: A good time singing and clapping along with favorite songs will take the requests from 8pm on September 10 at The Lodge, 36 S. Magnolia Ave. Ocala. Full menu, craft beers and wines. Call 289-1390 or visit thelodgeocala.com for details.
Ocala Comic Con:Ocala Comic Con 2021 will be held September 11-12 at the World Equestrian Center, 1390 NW 80th Ave., Ocala. Information on artists, vendors and guests at ocalacomiccon.com.
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The legacy of Carl Palmer’s ELP: At 7:00 pm on September 12th, Carl Palmer, “the drummer of a drummer”, will perform at the Orange Blossom Opry, 16439 SE 138th Terrace, Weirsdale. Tickets and details on obopry.com or 821-1201.
Eirinn Abou: The saxophonist will perform in concert at the Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 SW State Road 200, Ocala, at 3 p.m. on September 12. Offering of love taken. Call 237-4633.
Easy installation: Country and line dance group Easy Posse will rock the Marion Theater stage at 8 p.m. on September 18, with songs from Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and other popular artists. Tickets for the theater, 50 S. Magnolia Ave., Ocala, available at mariontheatre.org or 351-1606.
Macey mac: An evening with young Ocala musician and singer Macey Mac is on the program September 18 at 7 p.m. at the Orange Blossom Opry, 16439 SE 138th Terrace, Weirsdale. Tickets and details on obopry.com or 821-1201.
Kingdom of the Sun Orchestra: A “Strike Up The Band” themed concert will be presented by the Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band at 2 pm September 18 and 3 pm September 19 at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 SE Fort King St., Ocala. Musical selections include “Battle Hymn of the Republic”, “Strike Up The Band”, “Embraceable You” and many more. Free and open to the public; donations are accepted. Details on Kingdomofthesunband.org or 390-0491.
Sunday Sampler Concert Series: The Will McLean Foundation Sunday Sampler Concert Series will feature singer and songwriter Mindy Simmons at 2 p.m. on September 19 at the historic Dunnellon Depot, 12061 S. Williams St., Dunnellon. Donations, $ 10 at the door, cash requested. For more information, visit facebook.com/willmcleanfestival.
Rushour Tribute to Rush: WIND-FM 92.5 / 95.5 “Rocks the World” with a tribute to the musical phenomenon Rush at 7 pm September 25 at Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80th St., Ocala. Tickets, starting at $ 15, and details at csculturalcenter.com and 854-3670.
“Greater than 17”: The Webber Gallery at the College of Central Florida, 3001 SW College Road, Ocala, will present “Greater Than 17: The Art and Influence of Stanley Hayter and Atelier 17,” 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Thursday, September 27 to 27 October. 21. Free. CF Associate Professor Tyrus Clutter will present a list of lectures covering the exhibit throughout October. For details, call the gallery at 352-854-2322, ext. 1664.
“Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”: Insomniac Theater Company, Inc., will present “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” by Ken Ludwig from September 30 to October 30. 2 at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. Visit reillyartscenter.com or call 351-1606 for tickets and details.
54th Annual Ocala Arts Festival: More than 150 emerging artists and artists, 25,000 attendees, food vendors, shows, children’s activities and community kiosks are expected at this year’s Ocala Arts Festival, scheduled for October 23-24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Ocala. Visit fafo.org for details.
Ocala Symphony Orchestra: A weekend of performances on November 20 and 21 by the Ocala Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the OSO’s full return to the stage at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. Timetables and tickets on reillyartscenter.com or 351-1606.