Whether you’re building, remodeling, decorating, landscaping, or just dreaming about your next home improvement, the Hernando County Home & Garden Show is the place to be. The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce is bringing the 2nd Annual Home & Garden Show to Hernando County on February 29 from 10… Read More
Live mermaids and live music will provide your send-off as you explore the Florida Mermaid Trail in Brooksville. We’re also holding a Best Mermaid Contest for both people and animals at 10:15 am. Don’t miss it! What is The Florida Mermaid Trail? The Florida Mermaid Trail includes two routes (1.1… Read More
Experience the thrill of the golden age of aviation with a flight in the fully restored Ford Tri-Motor airplane. This was the first all-metal multi-engine commercial airliner and it is coming to the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport on March 5-8, 2020 for your opportunity to schedule a flight. A one-of-a-kind… Read More
You know spring is just around the corner when the 33rd Annual Floral City Strawberry Festival comes to town! Get ready to come out to one of Citrus County’s prettiest parks on March 7th and 8th for fun (and strawberries), food (and strawberries), entertainment (and strawberries), Princess Pageants and Pie-Eating… Read More
Most people who know him would say Bengt is a logistically impaired ditz, but his comedy is described as intelligent, surprisingly universal considering the content matter and profoundly funny. Bengt Washburn is bringing his hilarious comedy show to The Valerie Theatre in Inverness, Florida, on March 7 for two shows:… Read More
The 36th Annual Art in the Park will be held at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville, FL, Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, 2020, 10 am-5 pm. The juried festival offers more than 130 fine art and craft exhibitors plus 2 days of live stage entertainment, featuring… Read More
Blues Bash at the Ranch came about after the success of Camping with the Blues, held at Sertoma Youth Ranch in October each year. Greg Herndon and Paul Benjamin felt another blues festival would be the perfect addition to the ranch and would be held in the spring each year. Read More
The City of Inverness announces the sixth annual Inverness Big Bass Classic to be held Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Wallace Brooks Park. This event has become very popular with locals and professionals throughout the southeast for its high stakes hourly weigh-ins. Anglers compete for the hourly $1,000 payout and… Read More
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40th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment
January 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 19, 2020
The Hernando Historical Museum Assoc., Inc. and North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club, Inc. present the 40th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment, Saturday, Jan 18, 2020, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The battle begins at 2:30 PM. Sunday, January 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Battle begins at 2:00 PM.
This reenactment is a re-creation of typical Civil War battles. We have become the largest Civil War reenactment in Florida with over 1,000 reenactors and their families. We have 20 cannons, 20 horses, and over 30 sutlers.
The public is invited to tour the authentic confederate and union camps and actually see how they lived and what it was like during the Civil War. Vendors are available to purchase any Civil War items you might want. We also have kettle corn, old-time root beer and you can’t leave without having a FRY BREAD. All animals must be well-behaved and on a leash.
The cost is $10.00 for Adults, $5.00 youth 6-12 years, FREE 5 & under & $3.00 scouts in Uniform.
Schedule of Activities for the 40th Annual Brooksville Raid
Saturday, January 18
9:00 AM CAMPS OPEN
9:30 AM COLORS –BATTLEFIELD
10:30 AM LADIES TEA (REQUIRES PERIOD DRESS) – BALL TENT
10:30 AM VINTAGE BASEBALL GAME – BATTLEFIELD
11:30 AM ARTILLERY DEMONSTRATION – BATTLEFIELD
1:30 PM MUSIC BY 7LBS OF BACON MESS BAND
2:30 PM BROOKSVILLE RAID BATTLE – BATTLEFIELD
4:45 PM FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY – BATTLEFIELD
5:30 PM CAMPS CLOSE
Sunday, January 19
9:00 AM CAMPS OPEN
9:30 AM COLORS – BATTLEFIELD
10:00 AM CHURCH SERVICE – BALL TENT
NO0N ARTILLERY DEMONSTRATION – BATTLEFIELD
12:30 PM MUSIC BY 7LBS OF BACON MESS BAND
1:30 PM GRAND REVIEW – BATTLEFIELD
2:00 PM BROOKSVILLE RAID BATTLE – BATTLEFIELD
4:30 PM CAMPS CLOSE
The location is on Hwy. 50 west at the Sand Hill Scout Reservation (across from Oak Hill Hospital). 11210 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL
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