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WTXL Weekend Events: May 3 - 5

WTXL Events
Posted at 12:47 PM, May 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-16 09:04:34-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Looking for something to do this weekend? Below are events taking place Friday, May 3 - Sunday, May 5.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013

Springwood Elem. 25th Anniversary

Fri, May 03, 5:30 pm EDT

Springwood Elementary, Tallahassee

Friends of the Library 3-Day Book Sale

Fri, May 03, 6:00 pm EDT

Moultrie-Colquitt County Library, Moultrie

Florida State University Spring Commencement

Fri, May 03, 7:30 p.m.

Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center

(Arts & Sciences, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Human Sciences, Medicine)

Valdosta State University Spring Commencement

Fri, May 3 - 6:00 p.m.

P.E. Complex located on Baytree Road

(Masters, Specialist or Doctoral degrees)

Leon County Humane Society's CATZILLA

Fri, May 3 - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

PetSmart on Capital Circle NE

Kittens 50% off, adult cats are free

Relay for Life of North Leon County

Friday/Saturday - 6 p.m.

Lawton Chiles High School

QuincyFest Blues & BBQ Festival

Friday - 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Saturday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.)

Quincy's Tanyard Creek Park Amphitheater

32 Martin Luther King, Quincy

Jurassic Park in IMAX 3-D

Challenger Learning Center

Various show times

SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2013

12th Annual Tails & Trails 10k, 5k & 1-mile Fun Run

Sat, May 04, 8:00 am EDT

Tom Brown Park, Tallahassee

Rhythm & Blues, Brews & Barbecue

(Sponsored by WTXL-ABC27)

Sat, May 04, 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Bradfordville Blues Club - 7152 Moses Lane, Tallahassee

Benefits Big Bend Crime Stoppers

Featuring Clarence Carter, with special guest Brett Wellman and Stone Cold Blues Band

Chihuahua Parade and Costume Contest

Sat, May 04, 10:00 am EDT

Mission San Luis, Tallahassee

Florida State University Spring Commencement

Sat, May 04

Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center

9:00 a.m.

  (Communication & Information; Engineering; Graduate School; Motion Picture Arts; Scoial Sciences; Visual Arts, Theatre, and Dance)

2:00 p.m.

  (Business; Education; Music; Nursing; Social Work)

Florida A&M University Spring Commencement

Sat, May 04

Al Lawson Multipurpose Center - FAMU Campus

9:00 a.m.

 (Education; Social Sciences; Arts & Humanities; Architecture; Environment; Journalism and Graphic Communication)

 Speaker: Byron Pitts - ABC News Chief National Correspondent

2:00 p.m.

 (Agriculture and Food Sciences; Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Law; Business and Industry; FAMU-FSU College of Engineering; Allied Health Sciences; Nursing)

 Speaker: Rev. Al Sharpton - Civil Rights Activist

Tallahassee Community College Spring Commencement

Sat, May 04 - 7:30 p.m.

Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center

Valdosta State University Spring Commencement

Sat, May 4

P.E. Complex located on Baytree Road

10:00 a.m.

 (Education and Air Force ROTC)

1:00 p.m.

 (Business Administration and College of Nursing)

4:00 p.m.

 (Arts and Sciences)

Leon County Humane Society's CATZILLA

Sat, May 4 - 11am - 4 pm

PetSmart on Capital Circle NE

Kittens 50% off, adult cats are free

12th annual KidsFest

Saturday, May 4 - 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

North Florida Fairgrounds

Pony rides, jumpers, water slides and more!

Sky Guy Free Planetarium Show

Saturday, May 4 - 10:00 a.m.

Challenger Learning Center - Kleman Plaza (Downtown Tallahassee)

Come experience the Tallahassee sky and other prominent constellations, stars and planets.

 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, May 4

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Public Works Center (2280 Miccosukee Rd)

Each participant receives a free Florida State Park pass while supplies last

Heritage Market Day

Saturday, May 4 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Christian Heritage Church (2820 Sharer Road)

Arts, crafts, food vendors and more

First Annual Traditional Japanese Ochakai Tea Ceremony

Saturday, May 4 - 1:00 p.m.

LeMoyne Center for Visual Arts (Gadsden Street, Tallahassee)

$5 members / $10 general public

 

Kentucky Derby Gala

Sat, May 04, 4:30 pm EDT

Antique Car Museum, Tallahassee

Kentucky Derby Gala

Sat, May 04, 4:30 pm EDT

Tallahassee Automobile Museum, Tallahassee

Saturday in the Park - Jazz concert series

(Sponsored by WTXL-ABC27)

Sat, May 4 - 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Ponce de Leon Park - Downtown Tallahassee (Park Avenue)

Artist: Leon Anderson Group featuring Avis Berry.

Friends of the Library 3-Day Book Sale

Sat, May 04, 6:00 pm EDT

Moultrie-Colquitt County Library, Moultrie

Sinkhole de Mayo

Saturday, May 4 - 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wakulla Springs Park

$25 (includes park admission, dinner, and boat cruise)

Jurassic Park in IMAX 3-D

Challenger Learning Center

Various show times

 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013

CINCO DE MAYO!

Gadsden County: Pets Spay and Neuter Services

Sun, May 05, all day

Gadsden Co., Gretna

Leon County Humane Society's CATZILLA

Sun, May 5 - 11am - 4 pm

PetSmart on Capital Circle NE

Kittens 50% off, adult cats are free

Synchro de Mayo

Sunday, May 5 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Trousdell Aquatic Center (John Knox Road, Tallahassee)

Come out and watch the Tallahassee Serinas' annual water show! Unforgettable performance by kids that have worked all year to perfect their water ballet performance.

 

Friends of the Library 3-Day Book Sale

Sun, May 05, 6:00 pm EDT

Moultrie-Colquitt County Library, Moultrie

Jurassic Park in IMAX 3-D

Challenger Learning Center

Various show times

 

For more events, or to submit an event listing, check out WTXL.tv's EVENTS CALENDAR PAGE.