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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Published 2-17-21

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN LIVE OAK, LAKE CITY, JASPER, MADISON, BRANFORD, DOWLING PARK, HIGH SPRINGS AND ALACHUA, FLORIDA

6th Annual McCulley Farms Benefit Ride for the Ranches

Lake City-Columbia County Historical Museum

Staff Reports

SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 2021 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Jasper, Fla., – 6th Annual McCulley Farms Benefit Ride for the Florida Sheriff Youth Ranches - Saturday, March 6th, 2021

This great annual poker chip event has become a favorite benefit ride of friends that love riding at McCulley’s Farm and of friends that support the children at the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches.

     Come ride the trails, enjoy food, fun and friends! Help McCulley Farms make this a great event!

     Online Pre Registration https://form.jotform.com/FSYR1957/2021pokerride

For week end camping reservations please contact Carol McCulley at McCulley Farms (386) 938-1147 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or Janet Sampson, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Donor Relations / Special Event Manager 386-688-4336, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

23rd annual Lawnmower Race - MARCH 13

Live Oak, Fla., – Come out to support The Arc North Florida and our individuals with our 23rd Annual Lawnmower Race on March 13,2021 at 9:30 am., at John’s Lawn Equipment. We are currently looking for participants and for sponsors. Please Contact Breianna at 386-688-0385 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Individuals in The Arc North Florida programs receive the necessary training to function as independently as possible and each client is provided opportunities to participate fully in the community. As a qualified 501(C)(3) charity, The Arc North Florida provides advocacy, employment training and living service skills for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities including down syndrome, cerebral palsy, spina bifida and autism. John’s Lawn Equipment is located at 1629 Ohio Avenue North in Live Oak.

27th Annual Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo - MARCH 12-14

The 27th Annual Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo will be held March 12-14, 2021, at the Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo Arena. Sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, welcoming some of the Southeast’s best cowboys and cowgirls to Lake City for a fantastic weekend of bull riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, team roping, bronc riding, and all of the other excitement the rodeo brings.

     Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for ages 6–12 at the gate; free admission for children 5 and under.

     On Saturday, funds from the rodeo will go towards supporting the Tough Enough To Wear Pink Crisis Fund, which helps cancer patients with medical bills, prescriptions, equipment, and more. Wear your pink in the stands! Gates will open at 6pm, and the rodeo will begin at 8pm.

     On Sunday, they will salute the U.S. Armed Forces. All Veterans with a valid ID will have free admission on Sunday. Gates will open at noon on Sunday, with the rodeo beginning at 2pm.