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All Aboard Festival, Saturday, February 3. We’ll have a booth at the Suwannee County All Aboard Festival, stop by and say hello! We’ll be celebrating transportation with our tribute to the Lopin’ Gopher Railroad that ran through Dowling Park in the early 1900s. Our shuttle bus will be transporting members in the morning for this fun day of music (featuring ACV’s own Dick Grillo!), food trucks, vendor booths, arts & crafts, games and activities, and so much more.
Valentine Dinner, Wednesday, February 14. This special three-course meal at The Bistro is a celebration of both Valentine’s Day and the one-year anniversary of The Bistro opening! Click here for a flyer with the menu and get tickets at the restaurant. We have seatings available at 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm.
Winter Retreat, Saturday-Tuesday, March 2-5. We have a full schedule of events during this year’s Winter Retreat, kicking off on Saturday night with comedian Ross Bennett at 7 pm. We’ll have a pasta dinner buffet at 5:30 pm and you can come for just dinner, just the show, or both dinner and the show! Sunday we have both morning and evening worship with Rev. John Tate from Emmanuel Church in Rochester, NH, afternoon activities and an evening reception after service. Monday and Tuesday we start the days with Bible study with Rev. Tate and then have informative workshops and afternoon activities. Tuesday night’s highlight is a Live! at Dowling Park concert with Traci Nissley at 7 pm. Click here for a flyer with details.
Tickets for the pasta dinner on Saturday night are $8 each and and available at the Village Cashier. Ross Bennett show are $8 each and available in advance at the church, the Village Lodge, the Village Cashier or at the door. Tickets for the Traci Nissley concert are available at the Village Cashier’s office or at the door. Credit and debit cards accepted for advance purchase, cash or check only at the door. The Village Cashier is open from 10:30-12:30 pm Monday-Friday and can accept cards over the phone at (386) 658-5343.
Community Market, Saturday, March 16. We love hosting local vendors at our community market from 9 am to 12 pm. Come out to the Village Square to browse the booths and visit our shops…don’t forget to stop for lunch at the Bistro! If you’d like to be a vendor, please click here to contact James or Shelly or call (386) 658-5266.