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It is forcast to be Thunderstorm at 11:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2014
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Week of  August 21 - August 27, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014
violin-playing.jpgMusic Under the Oaks at The Farm


6:00-11:00pm. The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476 west of US-98), Brooksville. Enjoy Open Mic Night in the fresh air with folks you know and new friends you'll meet. Bring a covered dish to share, your chair and your own beverage, along with your acoustic instruments, voice, poetry, stories and a smile! Admission and primitive camping by donation. 352-424-2655 /http://www.thefarmreport.webs.com


Thursday, August 21, 2014
Crank Works Evening Bike Ride


5:45pm. Meet at Crank Works Bicycles, 20120 Cortez Blvd. (off SR-50 bypass behind Applebee's), Brooksville. Join the adventurous evening ride on the open roads of Hernando County. Riders will enjoy the expansive views and beautiful hills; rides vary in distance and speed and are "no drop" (no rider is left behind). Helmets are required. Rides take place weekly on Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 352-593-4176, or visit http://www.crankworksbikes.com

 

fantazia-circusFriday, August 22

FANTAZIA CIRCUS


Friday, August 22, 2014 7:00pm Hernando County Fairgrounds 6436 BROAD ST., BROOKSVILLE, FL 34601
Doors open one hour prior to show. Price: Adults $15; receive coupon for free entry for up to two children 14 and younger. Contact Phone: (941) 524-2339 – MAP: http://www.tampabay.com/things-to-do/destination-detail/hernando-county-fairgrounds/5379


football-hands.jpgSaturday, August 23, 2014
2014 College Football Kickoff Party


6:00-10:00pm. Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place (off W. Jefferson Street, via Darby Lane), Brooksville. You're invited to help kick off the college football season! Dress in your favorite college gear for a full evening of fun, including a BBQ dinner, corn hole toss, a raffle for a TV, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, cold beer and music. Admission: $15.00 per person includes BBQ dinner and non-alcoholic beverages. For more information, call 352-540-3830, or visithttp://www.cityofbrooksville.us.


AuctionSaturday, August 23, 2014
Summer Night Cash Bash (Reservation deadline: August 16)


6:00pm. The Palace Grand, 285 Della Court, Spring Hill. The cash and prize event of the year is here! Prizes are awarded throughout the evening with a Grand Prize of $10,000 cash! Gift basket drawings, silent auction items, and $1.00 tickets to win a chance to enter the "Hits 106 Grab the Cash" machine! A lucky number from all non-winners has a last chance at $300.00! The Live Auction includes a trip for five couples to the Annual Charlie Daniels' Country Concert and Golf Tournament for the Angelus, valued at over $8,500, plus one full day of deep-sea fishing trip valued at over $750! Tickets: $75 donation for entry into the drawing plus one (1) dinner; $95 for entry into the drawing and two (2) dinners. Advance ticket purchase is required by August 16th; only 400 tickets will be sold. 352-596-1114 / http://hernandobuilders.com


Saturday, August 23, 2014
Hernando County Farmer's Market


10:00am-3:00pm. 2450 Commercial Way (US-19) in the Rural King Parking Lot, Spring Hill. Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more. 352-232-4241 /http://www.hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com


Saturday, August 23, 2014
Food Truck Rally at the Lake House


5:00-8:00pm. The Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Drive, Spring Hill. Gather the family and friends, grab your lawn chairs or blankets for an evening of fun and relaxation. Multiple food truck vendors will be on hand offering up their specialties as you enjoy the live entertainment. Free admission. For more information, call 352-754-4031, or visithttp://www.hernandocounty.us/parks_rec.


Croom ZoomSaturday, August 23, 2014
Red Mule Runners Labor Day 5K Race


Registration 6:30am; Race starts 8:00am. McKethan Lake Park, 15185 Broad Street (US-41), 7 miles North of Brooksville. Enjoy the cool shade of the Withlacoochee State Forest as you compete to in this timed race. Enjoy DJ entertainment, refreshments and fresh fruit following the race. Awards will be presented to overall male and female winners, first through third place in various age divisions, and first through fifth place for the 14-19 age group. For race information, call Jennifer at 352-346-5182 or Judy at 352-585-7495, or email wsmoot@tampabay.rr.com.


Saturday, August 23 – Sunday, August 24, 2014
Airport Flea Market and Farmer's Market


8:00am-3:00pm. 17375 Spring Hill Drive (just west of US-41), Spring Hill. Shop for what you need and find a bargain at the same time! Approximately 100 vendors offer everything from housewares, tools, collectibles, cosmetics, craft items, recreational items and fresh-from-the-farm goodies.


Saturday, August 23 – Sunday, August 24, 2014
Mermaid Encounter


Saturdays and Sundays, two sessions a day: Session 1: Ages 3-6 at 3:30pm; Session 2: Ages 7-12 at 4:30pm. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (US-19), Weeki Wachee. Children will enjoy a 20-minute experience with one of Weeki Wachee's live mermaids, in the "Mermaid Lagoon" at Buccaneer Bay. Your child's experience will create a memory that will last a lifetime! Spaces are limited to six children for each session. The cost for the mermaid experience is $75.00. To book your mermaid encounter, call the main Park number, 352-592-5656, between 9:00am-5:00pm, or visithttp://www.weekiwachee.com.


Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Ride The Bus on Primary Elections Day


Throughout the day. The Bus – Hernando County Transit. On Tuesday, August 26, passengers who present their Voter Information Card will ride for free! For more information, call 352-544-4444, send an email to Hernando.Transit@gmail.com, or visit http://www.hernandobus.com

 

 Week of August 28-  September 3, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Movie and Panel Discussion:


6:00pm, Reception; 7:00pm, Film screening; 8:00-9:00pm, Open discussion. Chinsegut Hill Retreat, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road (off Snow Memorial Hwy / US-41), Brooksville. The Friends of Chinsegut Hill invite you to an evening of film and conversation surrounding the Florida Wildlife Corridor vision. In 2012, four explorers traveled 1000 miles in 100 days, filming, photographing, and documenting their findings of wildlife habitats, watersheds and participating working farms and ranches which comprise the Florida Wildlife Corridor opportunity area. From the Everglades, through Florida, to the Okefenokee Swamp in southern Georgia, their work is nothing short of extraordinary. This final event in the "Corridor Conservation Series" is free and open to the public. For more information, visithttp://www.floridawildlifecorridor.org. 352-799-5400


Thursday, August 28, 2014
Music Under the Oaks at The Farm


6:00-11:00pm. The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476 west of US-98), Brooksville. Enjoy Open Mic Night in the fresh air with folks you know and new friends you'll meet. Bring a covered dish to share, your chair and your own beverage, along with your acoustic instruments, voice, poetry, stories and a smile! Admission and primitive camping by donation. 352-424-2655 / http://www.thefarmreport.webs.com


Friday, August 29, 2014
Summer Magic Auction & Benefit


5:30-8:00pm. Brooksville Woman's Club, 131 S. Main Street, Brooksville. This lazy summer reception with music by John & Jonathan, and a silent auction of treasures you can't live without, will benefit Neighbors Against Mining. The cost to attend is $20.00 per person, or $35.00 per couple. Refreshments, including beer, wine and beverages, along with a variety of fresh appetizers will be served. For more information, email justsaynotomining@gmail.com, or visit http://www.neighborsagainstmining.org.


Saturday, August 30, 2014
Nature Journaling


10:00am. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476, 1 mile west of US-41 N), Brooksville. Aldo Leopold and John Muir are among many early naturalists who explored the natural world while recording their observations, feelings, and experiences in journals. You will learn Nature Journaling basics, observation and sketching the natural world (no artististic background needed) while creating your own journal. Materials will be provided, or you may bring your own sketch pad and drawing implements. This program is designed for older youth (eight years and up) and adults. The program is free for those pre-registered.at http://www.MyFWC.com/Chinsegut, or by calling 352-754-6722. After the program you are invited to enjoy spending time on the new deck overlooking the garden, a picnic under the oaks, or exploring the miles of nature trails.


Saturday, August 30, 2014
Hernando County Farmer's Market


10:00am-3:00pm. 2450 Commercial Way (US-19) in the Rural King Parking Lot, Spring Hill. Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more. 352-232-4241 /http://www.hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com


Saturday, August 30 – Sunday, August 31, 2014
Mermaid Encounter


Saturdays and Sundays, two sessions a day: Session 1: Ages 3-6 at 3:30pm; Session 2: Ages 7-12 at 4:30pm. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (US-19), Weeki Wachee. Children will enjoy a 20-minute experience with one of Weeki Wachee's live mermaids in the "Mermaid Lagoon," at Buccaneer Bay. Your child's experience will create a memory that will last a lifetime! Spaces are limited to six children for each session. The cost for the mermaid experience is $75.00. To book your mermaid encounter, call the main Park number, 352-592-5656, between 9:00am-5:00pm, or visithttp://www.weekiwachee.com.


Saturday, August 30 – Sunday, August 31, 2014
Airport Flea Market and Farmer's Market


8:00am-3:00pm. 17375 Spring Hill Drive (just west of US-41), Spring Hill. Shop for what you need and find a bargain at the same time! Approximately 100 vendors offer everything from housewares, tools, collectibles, cosmetics, craft items, recreational items and fresh-from-the-farm goodies.


Saturday, August 30 – Sunday, August 31, 2014
Project Appleseed Marksmanship Clinic


Registration 8:00am; Clinic 8:30am-5:00pm. Hernando County Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way (US-19), Brooksville. The Revolutionary War Veterans Association presents a history and heritage program, as well as fundamental rifle marksmanship skills and safety. Registration and fee information are listed online at http://www.appleseedinfo.com. For additional information, call 352-452-4650 or visithttp://www.hernandosportsmansclub.com.


Saturday, August 30 – Monday, September 1, 2014
The Legendary Sirens Performance


Special performances: 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (corner US-19 & SR-50), Weeki Wachee. The traditional saying, "Once a mermaid, always a mermaid," holds true as The Legendary Sirens perform this weekend! This nostalgic show will take you back to the early years of Weeki Wachee Springs with the ladies who created the original magic. The former mermaid show includes performers representing the decades from the 40's to the 70's. Don't miss this magical performance by this special group of ladies! Enjoy a full day at the Park and Buccaneer Bay, plus the special performance. 352-592-5656 /http://www.weekiwachee.com


Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Monster Transmission / Chick-Fil-A

Charity Cruise-In


5:00-8:00pm. Chick-Fil-A, 13143 Cortez Blvd. (SR-50), Brooksville. Meet and mingle while enjoying classic and newer cars on display. Cruise-ins are always free; the fun includes live music and entertainment, raffles, valve cover races, prize spin wheel, silent auction and more. This month's cruise-in benefits the New Beginnings Youth Shelter. For more information, call 1-800-708-0087 or emailkathyrn@monstertrans.com.


Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Crank Works Evening Bike Ride


5:45pm. Meet at Crank Works Bicycles, 20120 Cortez Blvd. (off SR-50 bypass behind Applebee's), Brooksville. Join the adventurous evening ride on the open roads of Hernando County. Riders will enjoy the expansive views and beautiful hills; rides vary in distance and speed and are "no drop" (no rider is left behind). Helmets and lights are required. Rides take place weekly on Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 352-593-4176, or visit http://www.crankworksbikes.com.
 

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It's open season for scallops in Hernando County!

 

Diving for your own diner is a fun and unique opportunity for visitors and locals alike; from June 28 – Sept 24, 2014, scallops await divers of all ages in the shallow waters of the Gulf.

 

Scallop diving is both easy and inexpensive; all that is required is a boat (or boat captain that will deliver you to the scallop beds), a swim mask, snorkel, small mesh bag and a divers-down flag (required by law). In shallow water, it is possible to wade for scallops in the seagrass, or to collect them from a shallow-draft boat using a dip net or landing net, but these methods are not very productive. Most scallopers go by boat into water 4 to 10 feet deep where they anchor, put up their dive flag, and snorkel over the beds, collecting the scallops by hand and placing them into a small mesh bag tied to their waists. (Don't put them into your pockets, they pinch!) Visit http://www.naturallyhernando.org/things-to-do/scallops for more information.

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fishing-boat.jpgSaturday, September 6, 2014
License Free Fishing Day for Saltwater Fishing


Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don't yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license. On these days, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents). All other rules (e.g., seasons, bag and size limits) apply. For additional information, visit http://myfwc.com/license/recreational/do-i-need-a-license/free-fishing


Saturday, September 6, 2014
Grand Re-Opening – East Branch Hernando Library


10:00am-1:00pm. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road (off SR-50, left at first light just east of I-75), Brooksville. The long year of cleaning, refurbishing and rebuilding concludes with a ceremony to celebrate the reopening of the East Hernando Branch Library. You're invited to share the celebration, tour the building, attend a demonstration of resources, learn more about library services and programs, and play library trivia for prizes! The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 352-754-4043, or visit http://http://www.hernandocountylibrary.us.

 

September 20, 2014
6th Annual Bluesapalooza


12:00-9:00pm. Hernando Park, 205 E. Fort Dade Avenue, Brooksville. Join this fun-filled day of great music, dancing, food and craft vendors, beer, wine and FUN! The main-stage highlights for the afternoon include The Black Swans (2:00pm); Steve Arvey and the Delta Swamp Rats (3:30pm); RJ Howson Band (5:00pm); and Selwyn Birchwood (6:45pm). Headliner, The Sean Chambers Band, performs at 8:15pm. The downtown location offers you the opportunity to visit historic Brooksville before the event where you can walk the tree-canopied streets and visit the quaint shops. Bring your chair or blanket, small umbrellas, insect spray and sunscreen. Admission: $5.00 person for age 13 and up; $1.00 for children ages 6-12; free for children age 5 and under. No outside food, drink, coolers or animals allowed. For more information, call 352-754-4027, or visit http://www.hernandocounty.us/parks_rec
 

Saturday, September 20, 2014
11th Annual Fur Ball: FURever 50's Paw Hop (Ticket deadline: September 13th)


6:00-10:00pm. Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Brooksville. The the Nature Coast Humane Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and you are invited to party in '50s-style at the FURever '50s Paw Hop! Dress in your best 50's outfit (optional) for an evening of great food and drink, entertainment, bidding on fabulous silent auction items and music by special guest DJ, Hits 106's "Marvelous Marvin," for your dancing enjoyment. Commemorate this nostalgic evening with a 50's-themed photo shoot or posed next to a classic car. Tickets: $75 per person, may be purchased online, at the shelter at 7224 Mobley Road in Brooksville, or at Spring Hill Printing Plus, located at 11063 Hearth Road in Spring Hill. For more information, call 352-796-2711, or visithttp://www.humanerescue.org.
 

Saturday, September 27, 2014
2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Race


Check-in is 8:00am-10:00am; Race starts, 12:00pm. Hernando Beach Marina, 4139 Shoal Line Boulevard (CR-597), Hernando Beach. Enjoy great food, vendors and live entertainment all day at this unique and fun-filled race. Don't miss the excitement as the innovative cardboard crafts cross the finish line! Trophies will be awarded for individual entries, business entries, and mechanical entries. The coveted "Titanic Award" will be presented for the "Most Dramatic Sinking!" Registration is open; for more information, call 352-666-7239; to register online, visithttp://www.hernandobeachmarinas.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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