Melrose Grapevine
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 Tue-Fri, 9:30a-6:00p
 Sat 9:30a-Noon
 Nov 7-17
Melrose Library Fall Book Sale Melrose Library Fall Book Sale
Attention Bookworms!!
Bargains on books at the book sale held at the Melrose Public Library, 312 Wynwood Ave, Melrose. Buy fiction, non-fiction, novels, classics, reference volumes, biographies, travel guides, and how-to books for as little as 25 Cents! Sale runs Tuesday thru Saturday for two weeks.
 Thu, Nov 22
Thanksgiving in the Park Thanksgiving in the Park
Join your neighbors in Heritage Park on Thanksgiving Day.  Food will be served from 11:00am until 2:00pm. Trinity Episcopal Church is also providing a bounce house, crafts for the kids, some wonderful music, and lots of delicious food for a Thanksgiving feast. There's never a charge, and everyone is welcome!
If you’d like to volunteer to help, call us at 475-2177, or just come early on Thanksgiving morning.  Set-up begins at 8:30a with hot coffee and doughnuts.
 Sat, Dec 1
Melrose Multi-Market Melrose Multi-Market
Rent a space at Heritage Park for $5, or come and shop. Call Deb Massie at 352.318.4760 for info.
 Sat, Dec 8
Merry Melrose Christmas Parade Merry Melrose Christmas Parade
Gather along SR 26 to view a "Magical Christmas".
 Sat, Dec 8
Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival
Local artists and craftsmen offer goods and goodies for sale.
 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.
 2nd Thursday
Free Movie Night Free Movie Night
Doors open at 6:00 and movie starts at 6:30pm in Trinity Parish Hall, 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). On summer break during August. Returns on Fridays starting in September.
 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.
 2nd Saturday
Melrose Duclimers Jam Melrose Dulcimers Jam
Join us for our monthly jam at the historic Melrose Homemaker’s Club building. Our jam includes old-time fiddle tunes, waltzes, and gospel music or whatever happens to be called. The instruments usually played at our jam?  Mountain dulcimers (of course), hammered dulcimers, kazoos, harmonicas, guitars, recorders, and occasionally a fiddle. Singing, too! Open to the public.
NOTE: for November, the jam will gather on the 1st Saturday (Nov 3rd). In December, jams will resume on 2nd Saturdays.


 Last updated on November 12, 2018. Submit calendar events to or post them on the Melrose Grapevine.