Melrose Grapevine
For community news and other special events, see the Melrose Grapevine.
 Thu, Nov 23
Thanksgiving in the Park Thanksgiving in the Park
This is the 10th year of this FREE event sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church! Everyone is welcome to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast in Heritage Park in Melrose. Bring your friends and family for good food, good company, good music, and good fun. Children will enjoy the bounce house and games. If you'd like to help set up at 8:30 am, or work at the booths, or clean up at 2:00 pm, please contact us at 352.475.2177. 
 Sat, Dec 2
Melrose Community Market Sale Melrose Community Market Sale
Heritage Park with live music by One-Eyed Cat. Proceeds to Melrose Sr Community Center. Reserve your space for $5 - call Deb Massie 352.318.4760. Clean out your shed. Bring your family and friends.
 Fri, Dec 8
MBCA Christmas Party and Dance MBCA Christmas Party and Dance
'Twas the night before the Christmas Parade, be sure to catch the festivities at Mossman Hall, 301 SR 26, Melrose. Food and drinks with live music.
 Sat, Dec 9
Merry Melrose Christmas Parade Merry Melrose Christmas Parade
Grand Marshal Jimmy Price leads Christmas On Noah's Ark. Fun for the whole family.
 Sat, Dec 9
Annual Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival Annual Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival
Local items for the holidays.
 Sat, Dec 9
Ugly Sweater Trail Run Ugly Sweater Trail Run
Montgomery Presbyterian Center at 88 SE 75th Street in Starke is hosting an Ugly Sweater Trail Run featuring a breakfast with Santa (included with race registration or can be purchased individually), craft fair, games, music, and, of course, tons of opportunities for pictures. Registration beginning at 8:30am. Call 352.473.4516 for details.
 1st Tuesday
Lake Area Beekeepers Club Lake Area Beekeepers Club
Monthly meeting held at Gallery 26 in Melrose.
Call Douglas Rudd at 352.473.1009 for details.
 2nd Tuesday
MBCA Meeting MBCA General Meeting
Monthly meeting held at the Homemakers Club in Melrose to discuss community events and ideas to make our lives better. Doors open at 11:30a.
 Every Thursday
Guest musicians, painters, poets, authors, and other artists and artisans meet at Melrose Senior Community Center, 307 SR 26, Melrose. Everyone is invited to attend.
 4th Thursday
Free Movie Night Free Movie Night
Doors open at 6:00 and movie starts at 6:30pm inside Trinity Episcopal Church, SR 26, Melrose.  Popcorn, drinks, and candy are available at no charge. All movies are family friendly. Call the church for the title of this month’s movie - 352.475.2177.  Come and enjoy a fun and relaxing evening out.
 Every Friday
Melrose Community Farmers' Market Melrose Community Farmers' Market,
Held each week at Melrose Heritage Park, Bellamy Avenue (SR 26).
 1st Friday
Art galleries in Melrose open late on the first Friday of each month. See links to individual gallery sites for details on current exhibits.


 Revised November 14, 2017. Submit calendar events to or post them on the Melrose Grapevine.