Join us for a day of food, beer, wine, whiskey and rum sampling, combined with live music on December 8th, 2018. Music line-up features Kayla Ember, Cottondale Swamp and Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty! Local vendors, live music, games, prizes – Gift Baskets and Bottles available for purchase will all make… Read More
Enjoy a special lunch from one of the tallest places in Florida, overlooking a marvelous vista. Wonderful food catered by Albanese Catering and new friends who love history and beauty, as well as a nice meal. Then head over to the Manor House Museum for a lovely tour ($5 donation)… Read More
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. The smash Broadway musical hit will be presented over three weekends, November 2 through November 18 at the Carol & Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, in Brooksville, Florida. Showtimes are at 7:30 pm on Fridays, 2:30 pm and 7:30… Read More
FREEDOMFEST FLORIDA: LET FREEDOM SING! A 2 day Music Festival event taking place and honoring Veteran’s Day Weekend featuring headliners : NIGHT RANGER (Sat) & MORGAN WALLEN (Sun) and with tops acts JIMMIE ALLEN, Robby Steinhardt & the music of Kansas, Corky Laing’s MOUNTAIN, Stormbringer, The Alter-Eagles (Eagles Tribute), The… Read More
The West Pasco Women’s Wellness & Pregnancy Center (formerly the West Pasco Pregnancy Center), is pleased to announce its annual fundraiser the Champions of Life Banquet. It will be hosted on Thursday, November 8 at 5:30 pm at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Avenue in New Port Richey. The event will… Read More
Pepper Creek Trail will be transformed the evenings of Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 into a trail of haunting spooky spots. Tram rides run for two nights, beginning at 6:00 pm and running until 10:00 pm. This is the fourteenth year the Friends will be holding the Haunted… Read More
Mackey Law Group presents the 5th annual Camping with the Blues music festival which will be held October 19-21, 2018 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch and will feature Brody Buster One Man Band; LC Williams & the Driver; Duffy Bishop Band; JP Soars & the Red Hots; Scott Ellison Band;… Read More
Come and enjoy the Rocky Horror Picture Show with Shadow Cast featuring Flustered Mustard. Live Shadow Cast, Meatloaf Dinner and Goody Bag for Interactive Fun Doors at 6 pm Friday, Show is at 7pm with live Shadow Cast and meatloaf dinner Saturday, doors open at 3… Read More
Walk to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Family Organization (AFO), a non-profit that provides services and support for caregivers for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in eight west-central Florida counties, including Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco Counties. The Walk will be staged at the Town Center in… Read More
Enjoy live music on the grand porch featuring The Mudd’s Jazz & Blues Band Antique vendors Classic Car Show Food Trucks & Albanese Catering available on-site Bring chairs. No coolers allowed. Museum Tours for $5 donation $5 parking, Free admission to the event Share this:… Read More
The Harvest Moon Ball will provide “ballroom” social dancing with music provided by Angelo Rifino, well-known DJ. A dessert buffet will be available. This is the first scholarship fundraiser for the Live Oak Conservatory. The Harvest Moon Ball will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 6:30 to 10:00… Read More
Enjoy a wonderful lunch featuring fine catering from Albanese Catering. Each week, a new menu is featured. Lunch is in the Chinsegut Hill Retreat Dining Hall, followed by a tour of the Chinsegut Hill Manor House Museum. Limit of 50 attendees per week. One seating at noon. Call for reservations… Read More
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2018 Freedom Fest Veterans Celebration
November 9 @ 5:00 pm - November 11 @ 9:00 pm
One event on November 10, 2018 at 11:00am
One event on November 11, 2018 at 12:00pm
The 2nd Annual Freedom Fest Veterans Day Celebration returns to Sims Park the weekend of November 9, 10 and 11th. The event begins on Friday evening with the Freedom Fighters Feast, a dinner under the stars in Sims Park for Veterans and their guests. The special dinner is provided by the award-winning Dulcet Restaurant & Grill. Lending to the beautiful ambience, music will be performed by talented violinist Cal Morris. Veterans are encouraged to reach out to the Event Chair, Amy Anderson, for their inclusion as a guest for the dinner.
Saturday, November 10 continues at the park with a full day of crafters, vendors, kid-friendly inflatables, festival food, craft beer, and live music. The schedule of live music includes local talent including Blues Legend, Nitro. Also appearing is national recording artist Keni Thomas, and renowed AC/DC tribute band, Stiff Upper Lip.
3pm to 3:30 / 3:45 “Category 5 “- Bishop McCaughlin Catholic High School
Show Chorus performing a compilation of Patriotic music like ‘Boogie Woogie Bugle boy” and includes a medley the Armed Service
US Navy Songs, Anchors Aweigh
US Army, The Caissons Go Rolling Along
US Air Force, The Wild Blue Yonder
US Marines, Marines’ Hymn
US Coast Guard, Semper Paratus
4pm to 5:30 pm Father Eric band featuring Blues Legend, Nitro and Tampa Blues Machine
6pm to 6:30pm break
6:30 to 8:00 pm Barefoot Bob and the Hope
8pm to 8:30 pm break
8:30 pm to 10pm “Stiff Upper Lip” – AC/DC tribute band
Saturday afternoon will also include a Military Vehicles on display throughout Saturday; at 3pm the first annual FRIENDLY KIA TROLLEY PULL sponsored by Smith Collision Solutions, a friendly competition among teams competing for the First Place trophy, cash award and bragging rights. The five-man or six-woman teams will compete for the fastest time literally pulling the Friendly KIA Trolley across the finish line.
On Sunday, November 11 the event continues at the park from 12 noon with the return of the 2nd Annual Veterans Day parade starting at 3pm at Gulf Drive and Grand Boulevard. The parade route follows that of the other two city parades, traveling north on Grand Boulevard then around to Orange Lake to Sims Park.
Immediately following the parade in Sims Park will be a live concert with Keni Thomas and his band CornBread. Ken is an American country music singer and United States Army Ranger. Thomas was a member of Task Force Ranger as a part of Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, and served in the Battle of Mogadishu. Thomas is a motivational speaker drawing from this experience as a US Ranger.
As a country singer, Thomas has recorded several independently released albums. Two singles, from the album Flags of Our Fathers: A Soldier’s Story charted on the Billboard country music charts. The concert will not be one to miss. (http://kenithomas.com/)Immediately following the concert will be the 4th annual Veterans Day Boxing Throw Down
Tremendous thanks goes to all sponsors and especially the CORPS sponsor, John Gilliss of Friendly KIA. Gilliss is a staunch supporter of the community, his City and Veterans.
For more information, email [email protected] or call 727.939.8387 or visit the website at https://veteransalternative.org/.
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