Comedy, art and more: A look ahead on the Ocala/Marion entertainment calendar

Bonkerz Comedy: Mark Evans, as seen on Comedy Central, with Lori Evans, will perform Sept. 24 and 25 at The Lodge, 36 S. Magnolia Ave., Ocala. Visit bonkerzcomedyproductions.com or call (407) 629-2665 for tickets and details.

© Doug Engle, Doug Engle/Ocala Star Banner First Friday Art Walk returns on Oct. 1.

Rushour Tribute to Rush: WIND-FM 92.5 / 95.5 “Rocks the World” with a tribute to the musical phenomenon Rush at 7 p.m. Sept. 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 College of Central Florida Webber Gallery, 3001 SW College Road, Ocala, will present “Greater Than 17: The Art and Influence of Stanley Hayter and Atelier 17,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Sept. 27-Oct. 21. Free. CF Associate Professor Tyrus Clutter will present a slate of talks covering the exhibit throughout October. For details, call the gallery at 352-854-2322, ext. 1664.

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“Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”: Insomniac Theatre Company, Inc., will present Ken Ludwig’s “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. Visit reillyartscenter.com or call 351-1606 for tickets and details. 

First Friday Art Walk: The First Friday Art Walk returns to the downtown Ocala area from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 1. Hands-on art activities and demonstrations, local artists selling works, plus sidewalk buskers and live musician performances on the downtown square.

Free First Saturday: Admission to the Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, will be free from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 2. Details at appletonmuseum.org or call 291-4455. 

Ocala Art and Food Festival: On October 2, Merchant Services of Ocala will host a charity event from 6-9 p.m. at the Magnolia Art Exchange, 531 NE First Ave., Ocala. Tickets, $10, are available onsite or at facebook.com/events/333966118280134/. Proceeds to benefit Kimberly’s Center and Ocala Outreach.

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Hunt Country Horse Shows: The Grand Oaks will host equine hunter/jumper events Oct. 9-10 at its facility, 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale. Free admission. Visit thegrandoaks.com or call 750-5500 for details. 

Applaud the Arts: This year it will be a champagne brunch. The Marion Cultural Alliance’s 14th annual Applaud the Arts will be held from 12-2:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Ocala Civic Theatre, 4337 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Details and tickets at mcaocala.org or 369-1500. 

“Paper Thin”: The new play at the Ocala Civic Theatre runs Oct. 14-31. Details at ocalacivictheatre.com

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54th annual Ocala Arts Festival: More than 150 artists and emerging artists, 25,000 attendees, food vendors, live entertainment, children’s activities and community booths are expected at this year’s Ocala Arts Festival, scheduled for Oct. 23-24 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Ocala. Visit fafo.org for details.

Let’s Get Buggy 3 & Garden Show: Sholom Park’s popular “Let’s Get Buggy” fall event will feature its usual family-friendly fun, along with a garden show, Oct. 24 from 1-4 p.m. at the park, 7110, SW 80th Ave., Ocala. Live entertainment, interactive and educational booths, food trucks, and the popular Ladybug Release, where participants can help release more than 100,000 ladybugs into the park. Free and open to the public; general and VIP parking fees for vehicles and golf carts will apply. Visit sholompark.or or call 873-0848, ext. 7371 for parking passes or details.

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Ocala International Horse Show: Watch American Saddlebreds, Morgans, Hackney Ponies, Arabians, Roadsters, Dutch Harness Horses and more compete Oct. 26-30 at the World Equestrian Center, 1390 NW 80th Ave., Ocala. Details at ocalainternationalhorseshow.com. 

Gilbert Gottfried: A “comedian’s comedian,” actor and funny man Gilbert Gottfried will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. Tickets and details at reillyartscenter.com or 351-1606. 

Ocala Symphony Orchestra: A weekend of performances Nov. 20 and 21 by the Ocala Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the OSO’s full return to the Reilly Arts Center stage, 500 NE Ninth St., Ocala. Showtimes and tickets at reillyartscenter.com or 351-1606. 

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