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Florida Bluegrass Classic

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until February 25, 2018

Five days of incredible bluegrass music and great activities for everyone. Arrive early and spend the week so you won't miss a minute of the fun, including stage shows, workshops, vendors, and more. Master of Ceremonies Jo Odom brings the show to life with the sounds of Grand Ol' Opry Star TG Sheppard (Sat. 8:00pm), Larry Gillis, Nothin Fancy, Greg Bird, Williamson Branch, and more. Enjoy the classic car show, military tribute, great food, and Sunday morning Gospel sing. Camping…

Lunch on the Hill: Fielder Harris

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

Celebrate Black History Month with us as we learn about Fielder Harris, one of the most important figures in Chinsegut Hill history. Born a slave in South Carolina, Fielder became Chinsegut owner Raymond Robins's surrogate father, friend, and trusted employee.. $15 suggested donation includes your choice of two items (soup, salad, quiche), beverage, and dessert as well as a tour of the Manor Museum. Placemats will provide info on Fielder.

Genealogy Seminar “Thinking Outside the Box when Researching Your Ancestry”

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The West Pasco County Genealogical Society (WPCGS) will host a genealogy seminar on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. at the CARES Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson FL 34667. Attendees will learn how to seek non- traditional records in performing ancestry research. This is particularly helpful when one has had difficulty finding vital records, census information, church and cemetery records. Thinking Outside the Box -- finding creative ways and means to obtain information -- will…

Wednesday Wildlife Walk at Perry Oldenberg WEA

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Event Type: Family,Outdoors,Sports Cost: Free - open to all ages, but please pre-register Contact Name: Gina Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: 352-754-6722 Link: http://www.MyFWC.com/Chinsegut While the weather is nice why not enjoy the outdoors with a guided walk to look for wildlife. Never know what you might see on one of these hour-long hikes. Visit a property not often seen by hikers, learn a little about history and ecology along the way.

Lectures on the Lawn

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a cultural event under the stars at STARKEY RANCH DISTRICT PARK, located at 11880 Lake Blanche Dr. Odessa, FL 33556. Dr. Michael Francis will be presenting an overview of Florida’s unique History and Cultural Development. • FREE ADMISSION! What to Bring: • Picnic Blankets or Lawn Chairs • Bring a picnic, if you choose • Food Vendors will be on site To read more about Dr. Michael Francis' career, please visit - https://tinyurl.com/ya55xol6 For more information contact…

Hernando Audubon Society Meeting: Update on Florida Grasshopper Sparrow

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Researcher Rebecca Windsor will speak about the Florida subspecies of the Grasshopper Sparrow, which is facing extinction. This bird, which lives in the dry prairie habitats in central Florida, is considered the most endangered bird in continental U.S. The meeting will begin at 7 PM on Thursday, February 22, at Brooksville Women's Club, 131 S. Main St., Brooksville.

Beginning Birding with Hernando Audubon Society

February 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

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

Beginning Birding

February 23 @ 8:30 am

Event Type: Family,Outdoors,Sports Cost: Free; open to the public Contact Name: Linda Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: 352-428-2629 Link: http://www.MyFWC.com/Chinsegut Join Hernando Audubon Conservation Chair Linda Vanderveen on the deck behind the conservation center building to hone your birding skills. Participants may also take a short walk to the viewing blind at Mays Prairie. Who knows what birds might surprise you there? Loaner binoculars are available and all skill levels and ages are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, insect repellent, suncreen,…

2018 Sunwest Crab & Shrimp Festival

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on February 25, 2018 at 10:00am

The 2018 Sunwest Crab & Shrimp Festival includes free bounce houses, free crab races, free photo booths, open play cornhole, a crab claw eating contest, tons of food, carnival rides and live bands all day. Saturday will feature classic rock bands with a Tom Petty Tribute at 6:30pm from The Petty Hearts. Sunday will feature southern rock / country bands with Tallahassee’s #1 band Tobacco Rd playing at 2:30pm. Friday night is Free Entry with a $5 entry charge on…

Symphony Concert: Spectrum

February 23 @ 7:30 pm

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,History and Culture,Music Cost: Adults, $18.00; students K-12, $5.00 Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: 352-515-6993 Link: http://hernandosymphony You'll experience a little bit of everything in the broad Spectrum of the musical world -- broadway show tunes, jazz, blues, and more. Doors will open to ticket holders one hour prior to the start of the concert. Various musicians and the conductor will be on hand for 30 minutes to meet and talk with guests. Doors open one…

Ghost Tour

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 2, 2018

Legend has it that the 160-year old former residence of pioneer Frank Saxon is still inhabited by some of its residents, including three-year old Jessie May Saxon. During the first hour, a guide will tell you about energies in the house and the actual evidence collected over the years. In the second hour you can revisit any area of the house, and conduct your own investigation! Hand-held cameras and recording devices are allowed.

Heritage Days Festival

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,Festival,History and Culture,Outdoors Cost: Adults: $15.00; children age 6-12, $5.00. Contact Name: Mary Contact Phone: 352-515-3054 Link: http://historichernandopreservationsociety.org/heritage-day Three museums and a tour of historic homes is on tap to highlight the Annual Heritage Day festivities in Brooksville. The May-Stringer House, the 1880 Train Depot and the The Countryman One Room Schoolhouse showcase the history of the county. Vendors, demonstrations, a Chinese auction and bake sale will wind along the Good Neighbor Trail. Entertainment will be…

Chinsegut Wildlife Day

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,Festival,History and Culture,Outdoors Cost: Free; open to the public Contact Name: Gina Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: 352-754-6722 Link: http://www.MyFWC.com/Chinsegut In recognition of World Wildlife Day and National Wildlife Day Chinsegut is hosting a day devoted to wildlife conservation. Hear from several agencies and volunteers about local programs to monitor protect and preserve space for Florida’s Threatened species.  Presentations for Wildlife Day will include: 10:00 AM Planting a Refuge for Wildlife/ Dealing with Wildlife 11:00 AM…

Trees of Heartwood: A Walking Tour

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Talk & Tour Series at Heartwood Preserve, Saturday 2/24/18, 9:00 AM, Topic: “Trees of Heartwood” ~ Come take a guided walk with Heartwood Preserve’s Founder and Executive Director Laura Starkey to learn about the different species of trees that live here. The 4 trees highlighted in our Heartwood walk are described below: Longleaf Pine - come see the stages of growth ~ Slash Pine - Learn why the Slash pine is named after the "slashes" Cypress & Oak - Learn…

Hernando County Farmers Market

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more. Contact Phone: 352-232-4241 Link: http://www.hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com

Historic Homes Workshop

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,History and Culture Cost: Free; open to the public Contact Email: [email protected] Link: http://historichernandopreservationsociety.org/entries/special-events/historic-homes-workshop-2 Do you own an historic home? About to purchase one?  Love historic design and decorating? Then this workshop is for you!  The Historic Hernando Preservation Society, in conjunction with Brooksville Main Street and the Brooksville Woman's Club, will present a free one-day workshop for owners and builders who remodel historic homes. Learn how to maintain the historic character of the home in four…

Legendary Sirens

February 24 @ 11:00 am

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,Festival,History and Culture,Outdoors Cost: Park admission: Adults, $13.00; ages 6-12, $8.00; age 5 and under, free. Contact Phone: 352-592-5656 Link: http://weekiwachee.com/events Performances: Saturday, 11:00am; Sunday, 11:00am and 3:00pm. Weeki Wachee's mermaids celebrate the holidays with you! The saying, "Once a mermaid, always a mermaid," holds true as The Legendary Sirens perform this weekend! This nostalgic show will take you back to the early years of Weeki Wachee Springs by the ladies who created the magic. Note:…

Pet Adoption Event

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

#Pets will be available for #adoption. All pets will be spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated at the time of their adoption. All pets at the event are available to go home directly from the event. Please consider adoption with #PascoCounty #Animal Services and help our pets find their #furever homes.

The Great Skunk Ape & Ghost Hunt

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on February 24, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 10, 2018 at 6:00pm

The Great Skunk Ape & Ghost Hunt.  In the Park. In the Dark.  A historical tour with a twist! Upcoming dates are  Saturday nights starting at sunset 2/3, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10. To register $25 - see link at www.mayorandprincess.com Learn about the history of the area while seeking ghosts and Skunk Apes! Native Americans, Bootleggers, Gangsters, Entertainers, Skunk Apes, farmers, slaves, and more, have called this area home, now you learn about it! You can connect with history like never before,…

Symphony Concert: Spectrum

February 24 @ 7:30 pm

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,History and Culture,Music Cost: Adults, $18.00; students K-12, $5.00 Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: 352-515-6993 Link: http://hernandosymphony You'll experience a little bit of everything in the broad Spectrum of the musical world -- broadway show tunes, jazz, blues, and more. Doors will open to ticket holders one hour prior to the start of the concert. Various musicians and the conductor will be on hand for 30 minutes to meet and talk with guests. Doors open one…

Legendary Sirens

February 25 @ 11:00 am

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,Festival,History and Culture,Outdoors Cost: Park admission: Adults, $13.00; ages 6-12, $8.00; age 5 and under, free. Contact Phone: 352-592-5656 Link: http://weekiwachee.com/events Performances: Saturday, 11:00am; Sunday, 11:00am and 3:00pm. Weeki Wachee's mermaids celebrate the holidays with you! The saying, "Once a mermaid, always a mermaid," holds true as The Legendary Sirens perform this weekend! This nostalgic show will take you back to the early years of Weeki Wachee Springs by the ladies who created the magic. Note:…

Valerie Theatre Classic Movies Series

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Symphony Concert: Spectrum

February 25 @ 7:30 pm

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,History and Culture,Music Cost: Adults, $18.00; students K-12, $5.00 Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: 352-515-6993 Link: http://hernandosymphony You'll experience a little bit of everything in the broad Spectrum of the musical world -- broadway show tunes, jazz, blues, and more. Doors will open to ticket holders one hour prior to the start of the concert. Various musicians and the conductor will be on hand for 30 minutes to meet and talk with guests. Doors open one…

Rain Barrel Workshop

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Recycle water! Learn the best techniques in harvesting rain water for use on your landscape. Rain Barrels are $50. Attendance at a workshop is mandatory to receive a rain barrel. Registration required. Send a check, written out to HCUD, to Hernando County Utilities 15365 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34613. ATTN: Rain Barrel Workshop. Please write Rain Barrel Workshop February 28th on the memo line of the check. Registration Required. Clicking like on this event does not qualify as registration. Customers…

Looking for Lawns in All the Wrong Places

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Do you have an area in your yard where turf just struggles? Have you tried multiple times have a nice patch of grass there, to no avail? Turf alternatives for problem areas will be discussed in this presentation.

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park and Crews Lake Wilderness Park

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet at 8 AM at 8737 US-19 in Port Richey ($3 entrance fee); or to carpool, meet at 7:30 at Publix parking lot near carwash at northeast corner of Mariner Blvd. and County Line Road in Spring Hill. On the half-mile hiking trail, we will look for wading birds and songbirds. Then, we will travel to Crews Lake Wilderness Park (16739 Crews Lake Drive) and walk a mile on the nature trail looking for resident birds and possible early migrants.…

Annual Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Type: Arts and Entertainment,Family,Festival,Music,Outdoors Cost: Age 13 and up: $8.00 at the gate; age 6-12: $4.00; age 5 and under, free Contact Phone: 352-597-4424 Link: http://swampfestweekiwachee.com/ Over 140 vendors and master crafters offering extraordinary selections in arts, crafts, food and entertainment will delight every whim and taste. Live entertainment throughout the day including country, folk, and toe-tapping get-up-and-dance tunes. Don’t miss the Swamp Monster contest, a favorite every year! A variety of food and beverage is available for purchase.…

3-3-18 Backyard Fruit Trees

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

There are many different types of fruit trees that can be grown in your backyard.  This seminar covers how to select, plant and care for them so you can "reap the fruits of your labor"...  Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar, and we will show you how.Registration required3-3-18 Backyard Fruit Trees

Pasco Park Walks

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Pasco Park Walks will be set up in the style of a pack walk. We want to invite the community to join us - even if you don't have a pet. You may bring your own pet to join the walks. Please be fair to your pets and our pets and make sure they will be comfortable in this setting and park walk. The goal of these park walks are to invite the community to meet and see the…

Hernando County Farmers Market

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Contact Phone: 352-232-4241 Link: http://www.hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more.

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