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Ugly Sweater Party!

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

'Tis the Season for an Ugly Sweater Party! Dust off those old gems from the bottom of your closet and head over to the Taproom to show off. We'll be giving away a prize to the ugliest sweater of them all - judging will be at 9pm! There will be live music, food AND we will be tapping some very special kegs from all of our local breweries that did Tap Takeovers all year! Don't miss it! Come on out…

Container Gardening

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come to this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar to learn the "how - tos" of planting flowers, foliage and herbs in containers and then watch them flourish.  Registration recommended.12-13-18 Container Gardening

Friday Night Live Concert Series

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2018

Friday Night Live has become more than just a live music concert series. It's a community coming together. It's a city coming alive. You can feel it in the air. Brooksville Main Street is working hard to bring these events to you so you can meet up with family, old friends, and even maybe even make some new ones. It's making memories. It's revitalizing a city. There will be live bands, food trucks, games in the park, and even a…

The Concourse Grand Railroad Holiday Train

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Bring the kids and take a ride on The Concourse Grand Railroad Holiday Train while attending the Celebration of Lights. Board the miniature train for just $4.00, and ride into the snowflake tunnel, past Santa’s workshop, the reindeer barn, gingerbread house and other festive displays. The Celebration of Lights will be open November 30 to December 23, from 6-9 PM Sunday through Thursday and 6-10 PM Friday and Saturday. The Holiday Train will run on Friday and Saturday nights only.…

Hernando Audubon Brooksville Christmas Bird Count

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

Hernando Audubon Society will organize two Christmas Bird Counts in Hernando County. These are among the more than sixty Christmas Bird Counts being planned in Florida, and the thousands scheduled throughout the United States and other countries. Christmas Bird Counts have occurred annually for 119 years, and are the longest running citizen-science bird project. Every year volunteers count birds within designated areas, providing important data to assess the health of bird populations and to help guide conservation action. The Brooksville…

Hernando County Farmers Market

December 15 @ 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

Ground Yourself: Nature Walking Meditation

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

  Saturday, 12/15/18 10:00 AM Ground Yourself: Nature Walking Meditation We can get so caught up in life, work, holidays, our phones and devices. STOP. BREATHE. Take some time for YOU…   Ground Yourself: Nature Walking Meditation at Heartwood Preserve is a one-hour “quiet-time” meditation walk in the woods, where you will experience the peace of the outdoors. The smells, sight of a flower, sound of birds, feeling of the breeze. Rise above the hustle and bustle and begin your day focused,…

Jason Korsiak Book Signing at Bookaneers

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Meet Jason Korsiak, who celebrated Christmas for an entire year and wrote all about his experience (and the lessons) it taught him in CHRISTMAS ADDICT, the journal of a man who loved Christmas a little too much. Jason will be reading and signing copies of his book from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, December 15. Jason Korsiak is the author of eight books. A Queens native, he grew up in Lakeland, FL and attended Rochelle School of the…

Free Live Concert “Shawn Brown Band”

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free live concert in Downtown New Port Richey's beautiful Sims Park from 7:00-8:30pm. Have dinner before the concert or stop after for a libation in one of the city's many clubs, pubs or micro-breweries! Opening acts tonight from Mullins Music so come early and enjoy the extra music!

Hernando Audubon Aripeka-Bayport Christmas Bird Count

December 19 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hernando Audubon Society will organize two Christmas Bird Counts in Hernando County. These are among the more than sixty Christmas Bird Counts being planned in Florida, and the thousands scheduled throughout the United States and other countries. Christmas Bird Counts have occurred annually for 119 years, and are the longest running citizen-science bird project. Every year volunteers count birds within designated areas, providing important data to assess the health of bird populations and to help guide conservation action. The Aripeka-Bayport…

Holidays on the Hill: Soup, Sandwich, Shopping

December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 2, 2019

Enjoy a quick lunch from one of the tallest places in Florida, overlooking a marvelous vista. Stop up on "the Hill" and enjoy a quick soup, sandwich and maybe a bit of shopping - tour the Manor House - walk the grounds. Visit our new gift shop to find special items for those you love and benefit one of the Nature Coast's finest treasures. Only $12 for soup, sandwich and cookies. Manor House Museum self-tours available.

28th Annual Celebration of Lights

December 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:30pm, repeating until December 24, 2018

One event on December 26, 2018 at 5:30pm

The 28th Annual Celebration of Lights, featuring Sebastian Hawes’ Spectacular Synchronized Light and Sound Show along with nightly entertainment is one of the Nature Coast's favorite holiday traditions, hosted by Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park. The event begins on Wednesday, Dec. 19 and runs nightly through Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, and again on Wednesday, Dec. 26. The park will open at 5:30 pm on these evenings and remain open…

Friday Night Thunder – Inverness

December 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm 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

Chassahowitzka River Paddle

December 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dec 22, Sat – Chassahowitzka River paddle. The Sierra Club invites the Chassahowitzka River Keepers and the public to join in a paddle on the beautiful Chassahowitzka River and some of its side creeks. We will get plenty of opportunities to learn about coastal springs, birds, and what makes the Nature Coast one of the most attractive parts of Florida. Canoe & kayak rentals are available. Contact the leader Ben Berauer, 727-217-5971 or [email protected], to RSVP.. The Sierra Club invites…

Un-Common-ly Artsy: The Historic Downtown Brooksville Arts Market

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Un-Common-Ly Artsy is a brand new monthly outdoor arts market hosted by Brooksville Main Street that will be held in Historic Downtown Brooksville on the 4th Saturday of every month at the City of Brooksville Uptown Art Gallery, 201 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, Florida. With over 100 exhibitor spots, it is a fantastic collection of fine artists, crafters, makers, entertainers and food trucks the entire family can enjoy. The Uptown Art Gallery will also be open during this time for visitors…

Jason Korsiak Book Signing at Rogers Christmas House

December 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Meet Jason Korsiak, who celebrated Christmas for an entire year and wrote all about his experience (and the lessons) it taught him in CHRISTMAS ADDICT, the journal of a man who loved Christmas a little too much. Jason will be signing copies of his book from 12 to 2 pm on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the Rogers Christmas House Village at Saxon Manor in historic downtown Brooksville, FL. Jason Korsiak is the author of eight books. A Queens native,…

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Stump’s Fly Tying Night!

December 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until September 25, 2019

Join us tonight for our monthly Fly Tying Night w/ Stump! We supply everything you need to learn how to tie a fly and all the material to do it here with us! Whether you want to learn about fly fishing, or have an excuse to come down to Brooksville's Watering Hole for a beer on a Wednesday night.. we'll see you there. Cheers!

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

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

Meet at 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]

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January 1, 2019

Happy New Year!

First Responders, Law Enforcement & Military Appreciation Day!

January 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2019

The First Tuesday of every month The Taproom at Florida Cracker Kitchen is proud to appreciate the service of all our Firemen, EMS, Law Enforcement, and Military by offering half off all of our craft on draft! *ID is required - cheers to hoping your schedule complies!

Caring For Holiday Plants

January 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how to care for plants you bought or received for the holidays…after the holidays.  This seminar will explore ways to take care of and prolong the life of your Poinsettias, Christmas cactus, Amaryilis, Norfolk Island Pine, Holly, Paperwhites- Narcussus Tazetta, Rosemary topiaries, Mistletoe and Christmas trees, so they can be enjoyed for many months or even years to come.  Come learn how at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Registration recommended:1-2-19 Caring For Holiday Plants

Learn & Grow Volunteer Days (Monthly Event)

January 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2019

Join us at the Pasco County Farmden & Community Garden the first Saturday of every month, November 3, 2018 thru May 4, 2019, from 9am to Noon, for our Learn & Grow volunteer days. We will be weeding, harvesting, washing produce, and planting. Learn about gardening as you help us grow food for our community. This fall, all the produce from our farm will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, which is open every Thursday in Dade…

The Market Place

January 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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First Saturday of every month.

We have entered our 5th Season of The Market Place, an open air market at Hibiscus Park in Dade City from 10 am - 3 pm the first Saturday of every month from September through May. The Market Place is an outdoor venue showcasing various vendors such us Shannon's Produce, Dade City Soap Company, Lu La Roe Clothing, Homespun Goods, Honey, Home Décor, Garden Accessories and much more! The Market Place is pet friendly, open to the public and free…

Good Bug, Bad Bug

January 10, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

What are the beneficial insects that we want in our gardens?  Learn to identify the good insects and control the unwanted insects with integrated pest management.  Learn about all this at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended:1-10-19 Good Bug...Bad Bug

Growing Winter Veggies

January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Florida has two growing seasons for vegetables.  However, with a little special knowledge, you can add a third growing season in winter.  Come to this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar to learn what to grow and how to do it in winter.Registration recommended.1-10-19 Growing Winter Veggies

Succulents and Cacti

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This seminar will cover an array of succulents which can be grown inside/outside the home in our area.  If you think succulents are just cacti, then you may be happy to learn that there are many varieties.  The selection, planting and care of succulents will be discussed along with demonstrations at this FREE University of Florida/IFAS Pasco Extension Program. Registration recommended 1-12-19 Succulents and Cacti

Gary West ~ “For the Love of Cash”

January 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Originality – Gary West is a Nashville Recording Artist who produces his own music but, has produced and/or recorded many other artists such as Ken Mellons, Mark Collie, Craig Campbell and many others. In 2017 a song he produced for Scotty Ray Morton was awarded “Song of the year” by the Josie Awards. Gary is NOT a Johnny Cash impersonator; he is an ENTERTAINER. He is an impressionist, musician, comedian, and has been nominated for several awards including, Tribute Artist…

Spring Into Gardening (series of 5 classes)

January 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Join us for this Free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension teaching series, where you will learn about various vegetable garden and composting theme topics. Classes will take place the second Monday of each month, January thru May, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm at the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension One Stop Shop Office. Class Schedule: January 14: Canning Your Produce February 11: Growing Mushrooms at Home March 11: Vermicomposting April 8: Vegetable Gardening Basics May 13: Composting Horse Manure 101 * All classes…

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