Tree lighting kicks off holiday events

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Refuge Hosts Holiday Lighthouse: Dec 28


The Refuge is hosting a Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 28, 9-3 p.m. on Seahorse Key.  The University of Florida shares information about their lab on Seahorse Key for visitors during this wonderful outing.  Enjoy a day of history, heritage and ecology for the holidays.


Cedar Key Arts Center presents Harriet Huss and Friends: Trhough Dec. 30

The  exhibit in the main gallery will be a collection of art by a group of regionally acclaimed artists. The Member Artist Gallery show will feature smaller pieces which will be on sale during the holiday season. The shows run  through Dec. 30. 


Island Arts Holiday Open House: Dec. 6

Island Arts is hosting its Open House on Friday, Dec. 6 from 5–7 p.m.  Load up on local hand-crafted goods for the Holiday Season. It is located at 509 2nd Street.


Arts Center Holiday Mini Projects Party:

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Come to the Arts Center to create some holiday memories with handmade crafts including a holiday bracelet to wear and a mini wreath to hang. Free. Bring a plate of cookies or light snacks to share. Hot chocolate, tea, or coffee and lots of holiday smiles provided.


Methodist Women Holiday Bazaar: Dec. 14 

The Cedar Key Methodist Women will host their Holiday Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 14 at Fellowship Hall located on 4th and SR24. Baked goods, crafts and cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch also available: choice of beef stew or chili for $10, kids 12 and under $6.


Cedar Key Dog Parade Dec. 14

There will be a Dog Parade on Dec. 14, the same day as the Boat Parade. Dress your pooch (and yourself) in your holiday finest to walk the streets of Cedar Key.

The Parade will begin in front of the Chamber at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.  The parade will wind down C Street to Dock and from Dock to City Park. There will be prizes for the Best Dressed pooch. Please add this to your holiday events and remember the rain date will be Sunday

If anyone is interested in assisting, please contact the Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce at 352-543-5600.


Lighted Boat Parade, Santa Clam and Community Night in the Park: Dec. 14 

Start the evening out by watching the boats of Cedar Key decorated and lit as they follow a water course around the back of Dock Street. It begins at 5:45; line-up at 5:30 p.m.  When the parade ends at City Park, visit with Santa Clam and enjoy a community-wide potluck. Bring a covered dish if you can. Please call Rose if you are interested in having your boat in the parade at 352-543-6346