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January 2020

Arbor Day and Memorial Tree Celebration

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dade City Garden Club, 13630 5th Street
Dade City, 33525
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Free

The Dade City Garden Club will host its annual Arbor Day and Memorial Tree Celebration on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Garden Club, 13630 5th Street; Dade City, FL, at 10 am. The City of Dade City and the Dade City Garden Club jointly sponsor the Arbor Day/Memorial Tree program. Speaking at the event will be Dr. Whitney Elmore, UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Director and Foresters Mona Neville and Arthur Clothier from the Florida Forest Service. Smokey the Bear…

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Pigz in Zhills Blues and BBQ

10th Annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Festival

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, 5200 Airport Road
Zephyrhills, FL 33542 United States
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Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest is held in January at the Zephyrhills Community Venue, Zephyrhills Airport and is the signature event for the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce. It is the only event of its kind in Pasco County and the only Florida BBQ Association sanctioned contest that also offers aviation attraction and “Fly-in” service. The 10th Annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, from 6-10 pm & Saturday,…

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33rd annual manatee festival

Florida Manatee Festival

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 19, 2020

Downtown Crystal River, Crystal River, FL 34429 United States + Google Map

The Florida Manatee Festival returns January 18th and 19th, 2020​. Come join the celebration in downtown Crystal River as we honor our most famous resident! Now in our 33rd year, the Florida Manatee Festival is presented by the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce. Celebrating with food, music, entertainment, and frivolity for residents and visitors alike. Over 20,000 people each year flock to Historic Downtown Crystal River, making The Florida Manatee Festival consistently chosen one of the Best of the Best…

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40th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 19, 2020

Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613 United States
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The Hernando Historical Museum Assoc., Inc. and North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club, Inc. present the 40th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment, Saturday, Jan 18, 2020, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The battle begins at 2:30 PM. Sunday,  January 19, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  Battle begins at 2:00 PM. This reenactment is a re-creation of typical Civil War battles.  We have become the largest Civil War reenactment in Florida with over 1,000 reenactors and their families.  We have…

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Free Tree Giveaway

January 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
FL United States
Free

The Homosassa River Garden Club will hold its annual Florida Arbor Day Tree Giveaway on Saturday, January 18, at two Publix Stores, 3942 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa and 9525 S Suncoast Blvd Sugarmill Woods. The free distribution will begin at 9:30 AM and last until all trees are gone. The trees are Wax Myrtles. Wax Myrtle is an evergreen shrubby tree with fragrant foliage. It can grow 10 to 15 feet tall and 8 feet wide. It likes dry-moist location.…

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Learn to Compost

January 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw Street
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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Free

Composting is gold! The Homosassa River Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday, January 21 at the First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, Room 113, beginning at 9:30 am. The church is located at 8831 W. Bradshaw Street, room 113. The program will be “Composting”, presented by B. J. Jarvis of the University of Florida Citrus County Extension Office.

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Green Drinks at Marker 48

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marker 48, 12147 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613 United States
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Free

Sierra Club Adventure Coast invites you to the first Green Drinks in Hernando County. Celebrate your love of nature at this social hosted by Sierra Club Adventure Coast on Wednesday, January 22nd from 5—7 p.m. at Marker 48 Brewery, 12147 Cortez Boulevard in Spring Hill. Green drinks are a thing. People around the world who appreciate the great outdoors or work in the environmental field meet up at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. It includes a lively mixture of…

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Hernando Audubon Society Meeting

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kennedy Park, 899 Kennedy Blvd.
Brooksville, FL 34601 United States
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Free

“Thirty Years of Bird Banding”: Researcher Siah St. Clair will talk about what has been learned from banding birds for 30 years at one site in Minnesota. He will discuss how bird populations and reproduction have changed during this period when 110 bird species were banded. Please note new meeting site! The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 23, at 7 p.m. at Kennedy Park, 899 Kennedy Blvd., Brooksville. Contact Bev: 352-686-0460, [email protected]

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Lu the Hippo’s 60th Birthday Celebration

January 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S Suncoast Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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$5 – $12

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will host a special celebration for Lu the Hippopotamus’ 60th birthday on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 10:30 am. Children from the local elementary school will join visitors, staff and park volunteers in singing “happy birthday” to Lu. Park staff will present Lu with his specially made birthday cake. The state park has partnered with Florida-based company The Hyppo for refreshing seasonal popsicles to enjoy during the celebration. The Hyppo makes delightful all-natural…

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2020 kumquat festival

2020 Annual Kumquat Festival

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Dade City, 7th Street and Meridian
Dade City, FL 33525 United States
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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…

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Rock Crusher Canyon Music Festival & Car Show

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rock Crusher Canyon Pavilion & Amphitheater, 275 S Rock Crusher Rd
Crystal River, FL 34429 United States
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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…

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Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

January 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Chinsegut Conservation Center and WEA, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road
Brooksville, FL 34601 United States
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Free

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]

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February 2020

It’s a Florida Thing! Art Show

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Out of Our Hands Gallery, 14245 - 7th Street
Dade City, FL 33525 United States
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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…

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St. George Winterfest

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm

St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 9426 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL 34654 United States
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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…

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Art & Craft Show & Sale

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S Suncoast Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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The event is free.

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…

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Citrus Empty Bowls

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Crystal Harley-Davidson, 1147 S. Suncoast Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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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
The Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave.
Spring Hill, FL 34606 United States
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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…

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Make Valentines for our Wildlife

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S Suncoast Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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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…

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Hernando Audubon Society Big Day Birdathon

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

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…

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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

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S Suncoast Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34446 United States
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The event is free.

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…

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15th Annual Ozello Craft Show & Chili Cook-Off

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ozello Civic Association, 14095 W Ozello Trail
Ozello, FL 34429 United States
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free parking

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.

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Genealogy Seminar

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
FL United States
$20 – $25

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

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Genealogy Seminar

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Out of Our Hands Gallery, 14245 - 7th Street
Dade City, FL 33525 United States
$3 – $25

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

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Nature Coast Orchid Society Monthly Meeting

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
VFW Post 8681, 18940 Drayton St.
Spring Hill, 34610
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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

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Homosassa River Garden Club Meeting

February 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw Street
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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Free

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]

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Enrichment Day

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S Suncoast Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34446 United States
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$5 – $13

Volunteers from Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park’s Enrichment Team have activities and programs planned to explain and demonstrate enrichment of the park’s wildlife. Enrichment is a method of stimulating natural behaviors in captive wildlife by encouraging them to use their five senses. The activities for Enrichment Day are free, however regular admission to the park applies. For questions about this event, contact the State Park at 352-628-5343.

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

February 18 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, 8737 US-19
Port Richey, FL 34668 United States
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Free

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]

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“Remembering Anne Frank – Miep Gies” Historical Character Performance

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CARES Rao Musunuru M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway
Hudson, 34667
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$7

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.…

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Spectrum Pops Concert

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - February 24 @ 3:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Central High School Theater, 14075 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613 United States
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$18

The Hernando Symphony presents its Spectrum pops concert Saturday, February 22 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, February 23 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and $5 for students in grades K-12. Concerts are at the Central High School Theatre, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, Brooksville, FL. Call Hernando Symphony to purchase your tickets now! 352-584-1210.

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Lunch with Lee Corso, America’s Sports Broadcaster

February 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Ln
Spring Hill, FL 34609 United States
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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…

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