Local Upcoming Community Events
Cox Community Events
Cox is proud to be the presenting sponsor of The 2010 Homecoming Parade on October 15th along University Avenue between Gale Lemerand Drive and Main Street. Businesses from the Gainesville community, local interest groups, and high school bands will march while thousands of spectators observe. The homecoming festivities continue later that evening at Gator Growl, in its 87th year at University of Florida. Hosted by Florida Blue Key, Gator Growl is produced by more than 500 student volunteers, making it the largest-student run pep rally in the world. This year, Aziz Ansar of the NBC show "Parks and Recreation" will headline Gator Growl. Visit www.gatorgrowl.org for tickets and more information.
Cox is a proud sponsor of the Florida Museum of Natural History's ButterflyFest, October 23-24, 2010. Join the Florida Museum for this fun-filled weekend of butterfly activities! Learn all about these fluttering creatures from the experts at an event suited for all ages. Admission to the ButterflyFest is free! For more information, visit www.butterflyfest.com.
Noche de Gala
The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation's annual fundraising event Noche de Gala has become the most anticipated and exciting Gala in our area. Following last years sold out event of over 950 guests, this years' Noche de Gala promises to be an evening packed with live entertainment, silent auctions featuring unique and extraordinary items, a Champion Paso Fino horse show, live cigar rolling, exquisite dining and much more! Noche de Gala takes place on October 23, 2010 at the spectacular 642-acre, Besilu Collection located in Micanopy, Florida. Cox is a proud sponsor of The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation.