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2020 kumquat festival

2020 Annual Kumquat Festival

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come enjoy the Annual Kumquat Festival® - it's one of a kind! Enjoy unique, quaint and full of the family fun of "old Florida." You'll have the opportunity to listen to music, eat delicious food, visit hundreds of arts and crafts vendor booths, including our Sponsors, and learn about kumquats, "the little gold gems of the citrus industry". Kidz Zone, free shuttle to and from Dade City's downtown, Kumquat Car Show. FREE Event with lots of vendors offering arts and…

Rock Crusher Canyon Music Festival & Car Show

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come out for a fun day of live bluegrass and Americana music with Rockin' Ron and the New Society Band, Backwater Bluegrass, Jr. Davis and the Myakka River Band, and The Possums from 11 am to 5 pm at one of the nicest venues on the Nature Coast. Craft and food vendors on-site with the 5th Annual Mopar Club Car Show. Gates open at 10 am and the stage is located in a heated, covered pavilion so we have music…

St. George Winterfest

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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This family-friendly annual event features a daily carnival with rides and games for all ages and favorite fair food, and a winter festival Friday - Sunday with live entertainment, a BBQ Cook-Off, and food and merchandise vendors. Parking and admission are free. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $30 on-site, or online in advance for $20, 2 for $35 or a Family 4 Pack (2 adults/2 children) for $60. After 5 pm Thurs., Jan. 30, online…

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

January 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding: 8 a.m. at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars and bird books available for use. For information, text Linda at 352-428-2629 or email [email protected]

It’s a Florida Thing! Art Show

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A juried art show featuring the works of 30+ artists from Dade City, NPR, Zephyrhills and the Tampa Bay area. 60+ original works of art! Paintings, photography, digital art, 3d art, all up for awards and for sale. Show opens Saturday, February 1st with a reception from 4 to 7pm. Many of the artists will be there. Come meet them and see all their interpretations of our beautiful & quirky Florida. The show will be on display for the month…

Art & Craft Show & Sale

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will host an art and craft show and sale on Saturday, February 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free event will be held rain or shine inside the park’s Visitor Center on U.S. 19. Come appreciate and purchase arts and crafts from local artisans during your weekend visit to the park. Enter the Visitor Challenge by collecting artisan signatures and enter in a…

Citrus Empty Bowls

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy tasty soup prepared by local chefs at the third annual Citrus Empty Bowls event to benefit the Community Food Bank of Citrus County (CFBCC).  Local restaurants will be providing a bounty of tantalizing soup selections served in ceramic bowls handcrafted by the talented art students from Lecanto High School. The Citrus Empty Bowls event will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 11 am to 1 pm at Crystal Harley-Davidson, 1147 S. Suncoast Blvd. in Homosassa, Florida, and the…

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Winterfest 2020

February 8 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Winterfest is back with a great lineup! Headliner Slippery When Wet is a top-rated Bon Jovi tribute band with their own set of fans and tours throughout the U.S. and even USO tours in Western Asia, SPF 40, an electrifying Tarpon Springs duo brings the fun to the Sunshine State, and the Jimmy James Band features Jimmy James, a multi-instrumentalist who tours the U.S. and Europe and brings a warm, fresh presence to every show. Snow should be blowing before…

Make Valentines for our Wildlife

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park invites kids and adults of all ages to make valentines for our resident wildlife. Embrace your craftiness and visit the Discovery Center inside the park from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. where staff and volunteers will provide crafting supplies to create your own masterpiece. The crafts visitors make will be used as Valentine's Day enrichment for the wildlife in our care. Enrichment is a way to introduce items into the habitats of captive animals to…

Hernando Audubon Society Big Day Birdathon

February 15 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Birders will try to see as many species as possible before dusk. At 6 a.m. birders will meet at the Big Lots parking lot, 20050 Cortez Blvd. in Brooksville, and travel to various sites to see varieties of birds. Individuals may join or leave this team throughout the day. Sign up with Vera, or 352-848-5776. This is a fundraiser for Hernando Audubon Society, with proceeds going to help fund local conservation and education programs and our Junior Audubon Club. A…

Guided Bird Walk

February 15 @ 7:45 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 7:45 am on day Third of the month, repeating until March 21, 2020

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, in cooperation with Citrus County Audubon Society, will host a bird walk on Pepper Creek Trail on the third Saturday, January through April and again in October and November. An experienced birder from Citrus County Audubon will lead the walk. This trail is one of 19 birding trails in Citrus County that are part of the West Section of the Great Florida Birding Trail. Pepper Creek Trail is a fully accessible trail. Participants…

15th Annual Ozello Craft Show & Chili Cook-Off

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Since 2005. Crafts and Chili in the best of Old Florida, Ozello. We are a small community west of Crystal River Florida. Come out for a day of family fun and Great food! You can do the Chili Cook-off "tastings" or go inside for a Chili Dinner. We start the day at 9:00am with the Craft Show – Then at 11:00am we start with the Chili. Drawing for Kayak raffle held during event.

Genealogy Seminar

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Citrus County Genealogical Society will host a seminar on February 15 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy from 10 to 2. The speaker, Ann Staley, professional genealogist, will present 3 topics. Cost - $20 members; $25 non-members. For information go to www.citrusgenealogy.com or call Mary Ann Machonkin at 352-382-5515

Genealogy Seminar

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Citrus County Genealogical Society will host a seminar on February 15 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy from 10 to 2. The speaker, Ann Staley, professional genealogist, will present 3 topics. Cost - $20 members; $25 non-members. For information go to www.citrusgenealogy.com or call Mary Ann Machonkin at 352-382-5515

Nature Coast Orchid Society Monthly Meeting

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Nature Coast Orchid Society will be meeting on Saturday, February 15. Our speaker will be Francesco from Miranda Orchids to discuss orchids from South America. We will have orchids for sale and a raffle table. Guests are welcome. Contact Mary Lou Mattana 218-556-1855

Homosassa River Garden Club Meeting

February 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about Native Plants. The Homosassa River Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday, February 17, 2019, beginning at 9:30 AM, at The First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, Room 113. The church is located at 8831 W Bradshaw Street. The program will be presented by Anson Nursery. The meetings are opened to all and the public is welcome. For further information, contact Carole at 352 586-9506 or email at [email protected]

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park (Pasco County)

February 18 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet at the park entrance, 8737 US-19, Port Richey, $3 park entrance fee. To carpool from Hernando County, meet at 7 a.m. at Denny’s, 1445 Wendy Court (at US-19), Spring Hill. We will bird the half-mile hiking trail looking for possible early spring migrants and wading birds. For more information: text 352-428-2629 or email [email protected]

“Remembering Anne Frank – Miep Gies” Historical Character Performance

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The West Pasco County Genealogical Society (WPCGS) is pleased to welcome actress, playwright and storyteller Nan Colton to its February genealogical event. Ms. Colton will give a historical character performance and presentation of “Remembering Anne Frank – Miep Gies.” Colton’s performance will be included in the monthly Society gathering on Wednesday, February 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson, Florida 34667. Colton, who has performed professionally on U.S.…

Lunch with Lee Corso, America’s Sports Broadcaster

February 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy an interactive luncheon with Lee Corso and talk all about sports and broadcasting. Football analyst and former coach, Lee Corso has been a featured analyst at ESPN’s College GameDay program since its inception in 1987. He has served as the head football coach at the University of Louisville from 1969 to 1972, at Indiana University Bloomington, and is a 1957 Florida State University Alumni. He will be at the Silverthorn Country Club for a 1 1/2 hour luncheon, where…

Florida Panthers Face New Challenges presentation

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The proposed construction of a new expressway from Polk to Collier counties cuts through the heart of the Florida Panthers’ habitat and will have a devastating effect on the panther population. Speaker Elizabeth Fleming is the senior Florida representative of Defenders of Wildlife and has worked extensively on the protection of Florida Panthers. The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 27, at 7 p.m. in Kennedy Park at Lorenzo Hamilton Community Center, 899 Kennedy Blvd., Brooksville. Contact Bev: 352-686-0460,…

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

February 28 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Friday, February 28, 8 a.m. at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars and bird books available for use. For information, text Linda at 352-428-2629 or email [email protected]

Florida Mermaid Trail Grand Opening

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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 miles and 2.2 miles) that include Main St., Liberty St., Brooksville Ave., the Good Neighbor Trail, Jefferson St., Saxon Ave., Broad St., and Ft. Dade Ave. Walkers will search for…

women in leadership summit 2020

Women in Leadership Summit 2020

March 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce and local business leaders in welcoming Fawn Germer, Top 25 Motivational Speaker (in the world for 3 years in a row!) to a full-day workshop on Women's Leadership at the beautiful Silverthorn Country Club. Timing is everything, and when Fawn Germer’s Hard Won Wisdom was published, the timing was perfect to launch a new generation of women leaders to move beyond insecurity, take charge, claim turf and bring other women along with…

Floral City Strawberry Festival

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Floral City Strawberry Festival is a salute to local agriculture. Ferris Farms, our local grower, supplies hundreds of flats of strawberries that are made into fresh strawberry shortcakes, and are also sold fresh to festival-goers to bring home to make their own strawberry delicacies. The Floral City Strawberry Festival brings over 15,000 people to Floral City to enjoy live entertainment, two kid zones, over 200 arts and craft vendors, a beer & wine garden, pie-eating contests, the Little Miss…

Shamrock Hunt in Downtown Brooksville

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Find your luck in downtown Brooksville! Shamrocks will be hiding in participating businesses all over downtown. For every shamrock you find, you are eligible for one entry to win a variety of Gift Card Bundles!

Blues Bash at the Ranch

Blues Bash at the Ranch

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on March 22, 2020 at 10:30 am

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. Camping with the Blues was envisioned by Greg Herndon, a member of the Sertoma Youth Ranch Board of Directors, to create a blues music festival at this amazing venue to help…

7th Annual Schoolhouse Hustle 5K/10K/1-Mile WALK FOR CHALK

April 4 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

7th Annual Race Event – Citrus County’s largest! 5K & 10K with custom Finisher Medals for every runner. Professionally managed by DRC Sports. Awards 3-deep in 9 age groups (including 5 for those under 18 years). Tech shirts for adult sizes, comfy cotton for kids. Virtual Entry is available… sleep in, run on your own time and still get the bling! Early Packet Pickup set for the night before at Gulf to Lake Marine in Lecanto. Citrus County’s largest charity…

Emerald Lady Health & Music Festival

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

This family and dog-friendly music festival offers some of the best live bands in Florida, along with water/electric RV sites, dry camping (free with weekend passes) and more on 50 gorgeous, rolling acres located just one mile off I-75 at exit 301. Emerald Lady Health & Music Fest not only features eight incredible live bands but Wellness Shops, a Veteran’s Pavilion, Canine Contest, Cushiest Campsite contest, Farm to Table Experience, Artisans, Food Vendors and more! FEATURED ARTISTS*: Friday, April 17,…

Friday Night Thunder – Inverness

June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Spend an evening in downtown Inverness with live music, car cruise-in hosted by Citrus MOPARS and dining and shopping specials every third Friday of the month. For more information and event details click here

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