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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Monarch Butterflies & More!
September 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 amFree
The Dade City Garden Club will open their 2019-2020 program year by welcoming back Anita Camacho, President of Butterfly Conservatory of Tampa Bay, Inc. and NABA-Tampa Bay chapter (North American Butterfly Association), who will talk on “Monarch Butterflies & More!” Camacho’s presentation last year helped launch the partnership between the Dade City Garden Club and the City of Dade City to become a Monarch City USA.
The September 16th presentation will focus on an update on the Monarch migration and will also introduce other Pasco County butterflies. Anita has been raising butterflies for over 20 years and has released hundreds of Monarchs along with other native Florida butterflies. Her presentation promises to be fun as well as informative and will educate attendees on selecting the most appropriate nectar and milkweed plants, how to maximize their growth, and where to locate your garden(s) or containers. She has one request: Bring your questions!
The September 16th program meeting is open to the public and will be held at The Dade City Garden Club at 13630 5th Street; Dade City, FL, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Light refreshments and beverages will be served.
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