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Natural Awakenings - Alachua, Citrus, Marion, Sumter Co & The Villages, FL

Call the Sitter and Head to the Museum

The Florida Museum of Natural History loves the kiddies, but this spring will bring a host of adult-oriented events.


Fieldwork Fails: A Live Storytelling Event ($15/students $10), will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., March 21 Visitors can enjoy the museum as well as listen to live first-person storytelling from Guts & Glory GNV.


To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci’s death, Da Vinci After Dark ($35/$30 members) will be held from 7 to 10 p.m., March 28. Participants can try their hand in trivia, as well as try to recreate and improve some of Da Vinci’s famous designs. Preregister by March 24.


SciArt meetups, offered in partnership with Santa Fe Art Gallery and Wayfaring Painter, will be held monthly. Each meetup includes brief presentations by a guest artist or scientist on the featured topic. The first meetup is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 24


Location: 3215 Hull Rd., Gainesville. For more information and registration, call 352-846-2000 or visit

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