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Citrus Empty Bowls

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. Read More

33rd annual manatee festival

Florida Manatee Festival

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… Read More

40th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment

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… Read More

Pigz in Zhills Blues and BBQ

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

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… Read More

celebration of lights

Celebration of Lights in the Wildlife Park

One of Citrus County’s favorite holiday traditions, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park host the 29th Annual Celebration of Lights, featuring Sebastian Hawes’ Spectacular Synchronized Light and Sound Show along with nightly entertainment. The event begins on Thursday, Dec. 19 and… Read More

carriage rides

Carriage Rides in Downtown Brooksville

Classic Reflections Carriages is once again bringing traditional Christmas carriage rides to historic downtown Brooksville. Take in the sights and sounds of our magical historic downtown during this wondrous season. This year downtown Brooksville carriage rides will be available on December 12th, 19th, and 20th from 6 pm – 10… Read More

hernando untapped

Hernando Untapped!

Hernando Untapped is a premier craft beer and wine tasting event! The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will host the 5th Annual Hernando Untapped: Craft Beer and Wine Festival at American Aviation Flight Academy on Helicopter Drive in Brooksville on Friday, November 15th from 6:00-10:00 pm. This event is… Read More

Hunter Springs Park Movie and Paddlecraft Costume Contest

Come to Hunter Springs Park and get wet in costume to raise funds for Cayla’s Coats, a 501 c3 organization that provides lifejackets and drowning prevention education throughout Citrus County in honor of Cayla Barnes. At 4 pm, gather in costume to launch your paddlecraft (or rent one on-site)… Read More

2019 Haunted Tram rides

Haunted Tram Rides & Children’s Haunted House

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park are hosting their annual Haunted Tram Rides event to spook, scare, and delight every ghoul and goblin who dares to venture on the haunted tram. Pepper Creek Trail will transform at dusk into a trail… Read More

2019 citrus walk aware for dementia

3rd Annual Citrus Walk Aware for Alzheimer’s

Walk to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Family Organization (AFO), a non-profit that provides services and support for caregivers for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in eight west-central Florida counties, including Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco Counties. The Walk will be staged at the Town Center in… Read More

Dade City Monarch Butterfly Festival

All are invited to attend the Dade City Monarch Butterfly Festival at Hibiscus Park, 7th Street & Bougainvillea Avenue in Dade City (across from the Dade City Garden Club)! The Festival is being presented by the Dade City Youth Council and the Dade City Garden Club as a celebration of… Read More

Hometown Teams: How Sports Shapes America

“Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program will be on view at the Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center from September 28 – November 9, 2019. Brooksville and the surrounding community has been expressly chosen by the Florida Humanities Council… Read More

cheaper by the dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen, the Christopher Sergel play adapted from 1948 autobiographical book of the same name written by Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, will be performed at the Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida over two weekends on September 13-15 and 20-22. Read More

Cooking Cracker Cane Syrup

Sugar cane is a tropical perennial grass that has three main varieties – chewing, crystal and syrup. In Central Florida, the sugar cane crop is… Read More