The Two Weeks of August 27 to September 9, 2015
Week One: Aug 27th to Sep 2nd:

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Music Under the Oaks at The Farm

6:00-11:00pm. The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476 west of US-98), Brooksville, 34601.  Enjoy Open Mic Night in the fresh air with folks you know and new friends you’ll meet.  Bring a covered dish to share, your chair and your own beverage, along with your acoustic instruments, voice, poetry, stories and a smile!  Admission and primitive camping by donation.  352-424-2655 / http://www.thefarmreport.webs.com

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Current Events Commentary with Don Myers

2:00-3:00pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608.  Are you tired of the spin placed on the news?  Get critical insight on today’s news from Col. Don Myers, USMC (Retired), as he explains current events, and what they mean.  A weekly editorialist, he has written extensively on the subjects of government, education, politics, the economy, and the military.  For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit http://www.hernandocountylibrary.us.  (Any opinions expressed are that of Col. Myers and not of Hernando County Public Library, staff or Hernando County Government).

Friday, August 28, 2015
Tech Tutors

2:30-4:30pm. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Brooksville, 34602. Not quite sure how to use your electronic device? Do you have tech questions or concerns? Grab your gadget and stop by; your Hernando County Public Library System is here to help! Your library offers one-on-one instruction in the Tech Tutors program! Bring in any hand-held, self-contained device along with any questions you would like to have answered. Just drop in between 2:30-4:30 pm for one-on-one help. For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit http://www.hernandocountylibrary.us

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Explore from Shore: Marsh

1:00-2:00pm. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476, one mile west of US-41N), Brooksville, 34601.  Join the Chinsegut Conservation Center Staff in exploring animals, plants, and a famous confection that originated over 2000 years ago from marsh plants.  Just in time to appreciate National Toasted Marshmallow Day!  The program is free and open to the public; registration is requested. To register, or for information, call 352-754-6722, or visit http://www.MyFWC.com/Chinsegut

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Thomas Edison Visits Chinsegut Hill

6:00pm. Chinsegut Hill Manor House, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, Brooksville, 34601.  The Friends of Chinsegut Hill invite you to join them for a five-course dinner and special historical presentation about the great inventor and his time in Florida.  Friends of Chinsegut Hill members, $40.00 per person; non-members, $45.00 per person.  Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets early by emailing friendsofchinseguthill@gmail.com, or call 352-799-5400.

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2015 College Football Kickoff Party

6:00-10:00pm. Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place (off W. Jefferson Street, via Darby Lane), Brooksville.  Help kick off the college football season!  Dress in your favorite college gear for a full evening of fun, including a BBQ dinner, corn hole toss, a raffle for a TV, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, cold beer and music.  Admission: $15.00 per person includes BBQ dinner and non-alcoholic beverages; beer and wine will be available for purchase.  For more information, call 352-540-3830, or visit http://www.cityofbrooksville.us.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
34th Annual Red Mule Runners Labor Day 5K (red mule timing race)

Registration 6:30am; Race starts 8:00am.  McKethan Lake Park, 15185 Broad Street (US-41), 7 miles North of Brooksville.  Enjoy the cool shade of the Withlacoochee State Forest as you compete to in this timed race.  Enjoy DJ entertainment, refreshments, and fresh fruit following the race.  Awards will be presented to overall male and female winners, first through third place in various age divisions, and first through fifth place for the 14-19 age groups. For race information, call Jennifer at 352-346-5182 or Judy at 352-585-7495, or email wsmoot@tampabay.rr.com.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Hernando County Farmer’s Market

10:00am-3:00pm. 2450 Commercial Way (US-19) in the Rural King Parking Lot, Spring Hill, 34606.  Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more.  352-232-4241 / http://www.hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com

Saturday, August 29 – Sunday, August 30, 2015
Airport Flea Market and Farmer’s Market

8:00am-3:00pm. 17375 Spring Hill Drive (just west of US-41), Spring Hill, 34604.  Shop for what you need and find a bargain at the same time!  Approximately 100 vendors offer everything from housewares, tools, collectibles, cosmetics, craft items, recreational items, and fresh-from-the-farm goodies. For information, call 352-796-0268.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Towne Square Farmer’s Market

Sundays, 10:00am-3:00pm. The Towne Square Mall, 5236 Commercial Way (US-19), Spring Hill, 34606. Extend your fresh produce shopping to Sunday in the air-conditioned comfort of the indoor market area. Shop to your heart’s content for fresh produce, veggies and more! For information, call Richie at 352-340-7579.

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Monster Transmission / Chick-Fil-A Charity Cruise-In

5:00-8:00pm. Chick-Fil-A, 13143 Cortez Blvd. (SR-50), Brooksville, 34613. Meet and mingle while enjoying classic and newer cars on display. Cruise-ins are always free; the fun includes live music and entertainment, raffles, valve cover races, prize spin wheel, silent auction and more. This month’s charity is Jericho Road. For more information, call 1-800-708-0087 or email kathyrn@monstertrans.com.

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 The Two Weeks of August 27 to September 9, 2015
Week Two:  Sep 3 to Sep 9

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Music Under the Oaks at The Farm

6:00-11:00pm. The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476 west of US-98), Brooksville, 34601. Enjoy Open Mic Night in the fresh air with folks you know and new friends you’ll meet. Bring a covered dish to share, your chair and your own beverage, along with your acoustic instruments, voice, poetry, stories and a smile! Admission and primitive camping by donation. 352-424-2655 / http://www.thefarmreport.webs.com

Friday, September 4, 2015
Tech Tutors

2:30-4:30pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608. Not quite sure how to use your electronic device? Do you have tech questions or concerns? Grab your gadget and stop by; your Hernando County Public Library System is here to help! Your library offers one-on-one instruction in the Tech Tutors program! Bring in any hand-held, self-contained device along with any questions you would like to have answered. Just drop in between 2:30-4:30 pm for one-on-one help. For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit http://www.hernandocountylibrary.us.

Friday, September 4 – Saturday, September 5, 2015
Ghost Tour

8:00-10:00pm. May-Stringer Historical Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville, 34601. 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. Hand-held cameras and recording devices allowed. Tour is by reservation only, $20.00 per person (cash only). 352-556-9571 / http://www.hernandohistoricalmuseumassoc.com.

Archery Saturday, September 5, 2015
Archery for Beginners

10:00am. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476, one mile west of US-41N), Brooksille. This archery introductory program is for basic skills development and shooting practice. National Schools in Archery Program equipment will be provided for use at the onsite outdoor range; please do not bring any personal archery equipment. The minimum age allowed is 12 years old; parents must remain with children at all times. Please dress for being outdoors; rest facilities and drinking fountains are located nearby. For more information, or to register, call 352-754-6722, or visit http://www.MyFWC.com/Chinsegut

Saturday, September 5, 2015
Hernando County Farmer’s Market

10:00am-3:00pm. 2450 Commercial Way (US-19) in the Rural King Parking Lot, Spring Hill, 34606. Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more. 352-232-4241 / http://www.hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015
License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day

A free fishing day provides an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license. On these days, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents). All other rules (e.g., seasons, bag and size limits) apply. The saltwater waiver applies to any recreational harvest requiring a saltwater fishing license (e.g., crabbing, lobstering, scalloping, etc.) as well as fishing from shore or a boat. A snook or spiny lobster permit are not required on these days. For more information, visit http://www.MyFWC.com/fishing/saltwater

Saturday, September 5 – Sunday, September 6, 2015
Airport Flea Market and Farmer’s Market

8:00am-3:00pm. 17375 Spring Hill Drive (just west of US-41), Spring Hill, 34604. Shop for what you need and find a bargain at the same time! Approximately 100 vendors offer everything from housewares, tools, collectibles, cosmetics, craft items, recreational items and fresh-from-the-farm goodies. For information, call 352-796-0268.

Saturday, September 5 – Monday September 7, 2015
Legendary Sirens Performance

Special performances: 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (corner US-19 & SR-50), Weeki Wachee, 34607. The traditional 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. The former mermaid show includes performers representing the decades from the 40’s to the 70’s. Don’t miss this magical performance by this special group of ladies. Enjoy a full day at the Park and Buccaneer Bay, plus the special performance. 352-592-5656 / http://www.weekiwachee.com

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Friday, September 11, 2015, The 2015 Hernando County Resident’s Reception

5:00-8:00pm. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (US-19/SR-50), Weeki Wachee, 34607. Would you like to learn more about Hernando County? Plan to attend the annual Resident’s Reception, where over 100 Chamber members will be on hand to tell you about their businesses, products and services. Learn about area schools, meet local safety and law enforcement personnel, get information on local healthcare providers, sample foods from local restaurants, and learn where to shop and play! For information, call 352-796-0697, or visit http://www.hernandochamber.com.
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Saturday, September 12, 2015, The 9/11 Memorial Bike Run

9:00am-4:00pm. Meet at K9 Partners for Patriots Training Facility,16230 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, 34604. K9 Partners for Patriots, a non-profit organization matching service dogs with veterans, is hosting this Sheriff-escorted ride to benefit veterans suffering from PTSD and/or TBI. Kickstands up at 11:15; ride ends in Homosassa. The entry fee is $10.00 per person. All proceeds will benefit K9 Partners for Patriots, Inc. To register, for more information or to become a sponsor, visit http://www.K9PartnersForPatriots.com, or call Dave at 727-233-1111 or 727-992-6247.

Friday, October 23 – Sunday, October 25, 2015: Camping with the Blues

Friday, October 23, 5:00pm through Sunday, October 25, 12:00pm. Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville. Do you love the blues? Then don’t miss the second annual Camping with the Blues weekend, filled with continuous music and entertainment. Enjoy the natural beauty of the camping and park area, the covered music pavilion, and the fun of being with family and friends. Tickets for the music festival only: Weekend Pass – all shows, Friday-Sunday, Advance: $50.00 / Gate: $65.00. Individual days: Friday Advance: $20.00 / Gate: $30.00; Saturday Advance: $30.00 / Gate: $40.00; Sunday Advance: $15.00 / Gate: $25.00. Children ages 1 – 9: Free; ages 10 -13, $5.00; age 14 and older, regular prices as listed. For camping information and pricing, or to purchase tickets, visit http://campingwiththeblues.com, or call 941-758-7585.

 

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