Healthy Fall Fun!


With the weather getting cooler, there is not a more perfect time to be active and outside!

Our volunteer, Phoebe, compiled a list of free activities for you and your family this November.

  • Newberry Fall Festival

November 5, 2016 9am-4pm

Downtown Newberry, along Seaboard Drive just off of Newberry Road / S.R. 26

Come join this festival for food and craft booths, activities for adults and kids, and much more! Admission is free!

  • Haile Farmers Market Fall Festival

November 12th 8:30am – 2:00pm

Come for kids activities, music, farmers market vendors and a local Iron Chef competition! Admission is free.

  • Gainesville Fall Festival at Bo Diddley Plaza

Saturday, November 12, 2016,  5:00 pm –  9:00 pm

Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601

Come out for vendors, food trucks, dancers, and more! Admission is free.

  • First UMC Harvest Hoedown

Sunday, November 13, 2016,  4:00 pm –  6:00 pm

400 Block of Ne 2nd St, Roper Park, Gainesville, FL 32601

Festival with bounce houses, live entertainment, food, face painting and more! Admission is free.

  • Downtown Festival & Art Show

Saturday , November 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

From ceramics to acrylics, this outdoor street festival covers a vast variety of the creative spectrum. Along with puppet shows and music, the festival also has an “Imagination Station” just for kids. Admission is free.

  • Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Saturdays from  11:00am -3:00pm

20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615

Come feed retired government horses, rescued and handicapped houses for free, just bring a bag of carrots.



Before you throw out your pumpkin seeds, try roasting them for a delicious and nutritious snack.


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degress F.
  2. Clean off pulp and other chunks from seeds.
  3. Toss seeds in 1 teaspoons of olive oil for every 1 cup of pumpkin seeds.
  4. Toss seeds with seasoning such as salt, garlic powder, honey (optional).
  5. Spread seeds on baking sheet and bake until golden (approximately 45 mins)

Make sure to tag @UFHealthStreet in your photos on Facebook so we can see your active and healthy autumnal adventures!