The Little Mermaid is a stage musical produced by Disney Theatrical, based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name, and the classic story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen. The story is about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and gives… Read More
Check out all the best local businesses all in one place for free at the 19th Annual Hernando County Residents Reception! There will be local vendors and businesses, restaurants, government offices, and law enforcement! This event will be at Pasco Hernando State College located at 450 Beverly Court in Spring… Read More
Re-live days gone by at this annual event with historic tours, authentic folk vendors, entertainment, and delicious food throughout an historic town in Florida’s beautiful Nature Coast. Friday, December 6, you can join in Candles & Carols, an old-time Florida family gathering complete with music, carols, decorated historic homes, and… Read More
Welcome to this rustic craft distillery’s annual “Holiday Open House”. Enjoy top band performances by The Black Honkeys, The Greg Billings Band, and Barefoot Bob and the Hope, food trucks, sample pours of Wild Buck Whiskey and Mermaid Rum, a craft beer/wine garden, vendors, holiday gift baskets, holiday festivities, and… Read More
One of Citrus County’s favorite holiday traditions, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park host the 29th Annual Celebration of Lights, featuring Sebastian Hawes’ Spectacular Synchronized Light and Sound Show along with nightly entertainment. The event begins on Thursday, Dec. 19 and… Read More
Floral City Heritage Days
December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on December 7, 2019 at 10:00 am
Re-live days gone by at this annual event with historic tours, authentic folk vendors, entertainment, and delicious food throughout an historic town in Florida’s beautiful Nature Coast. Friday, December 6, you can join in Candles & Carols, an old-time Florida family gathering complete with music, carols, decorated historic homes, and horse-drawn carriage rides down beautiful Orange Avenue in Floral City, Florida.
Since 1993 the Floral City Heritage Council has sponsored and managed the annual Floral City Heritage Days. This educational event is held the first weekend in December, beginning Friday evening. Floral City Heritage Council volunteers dress in period costume of the 1890s and act as guides to the historic home tours and the museum/country store.
The Friday night event, Candles & Carols, features an ‘all-you-can-eat’ Fish Fry with night rides in horse-drawn wagons down the mile-long Orange Avenue lined with luminarias. Attendees enjoy singing carols from the open front porches of historic homes under the venerable century-old oak trees.
The Saturday events focus around Florida Folk Life Day with early Florida daily living exhibits, demonstrations, and The Blue Banner Tour of Historic Homes.
The day of festivities and education will include the Model ‘A’ Club’s Antique Autos, the Friends of Library Heritage Book Sale, children’s activities in the Floral City Library, Folk Music and stories.
Country Food will be served, including Roasted Pig-On-A-Spit, Olde Tyme BBQ Chicken, Corn on the Cob, Boiled Peanuts, Bottled Soda Pop, Homemade Lemonade, Funnel Cakes, Kettle Corn and more!
Florida Folk Life Day – Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 am — 4:00 pm
- Early Florida Daily Living Exhibits & Demonstrations
- Blue Banner Tour of Historic Homes*
- Folk Music
- Country Food*
- Heritage Museum & Country Store Open
Candles & Carols – Friday, December 6 from 5:30 — 9:00 pm
- All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry*
- Night Rides in Horse-drawn Wagons Down Orange Ave*
- Music and Carols from Front Porches of Historic Homes
- Heritage Museum & Country Store Open
*- This event has a cost
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