where to go and what to do in hernando county: Fourth of July Events in Hernando County, Florida
- 07/02/15 04:16 PM
Fourth of July Events in Hernando County, Florida
What is an Independence Day celebration without a parade or fireworks? In Hernando County, Florida, residents can enjoy both for the Fourth of July!
Fourth of July Parade at Highpoint Golf Course Community
The Highpoint community is putting on its annual Fourth of July parade beginning at 9 am near the entrance of the community. The parade will wind through Highpoint and end at the Highpoint community center. After the presentation of the colors and flag raising ceremony, the party will move inside where refreshments will be available.
Fireworks at the Hernando County Fairgrounds
Celebrate the day with music, games,
where to go and what to do in hernando county: 5th Annual Greek Festival in Brooksville, Florida
- 01/15/15 03:19 PM
5th Annual Greek Festival in Brooksville, Florida
What: Greek Festival
When: February 6-7, 2015 - 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
February, 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida
Admission: $2.00, children 11 and under free
Enjoy a weekend of great Greek food, Greek music and dancing, and more at the 5th Annual Greek Festival!
Special features include a Kids' Village, cooking demonstrations, door prizes and more.
This year, you are invited to participate in the special OPA Challenge - Feeding
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Sunflower Maze is Back in Brooksville, Florida
- 05/23/14 11:15 AM
Sunflower Maze is Back in Brooksville, Florida
Summer is at our doorstep and the popular sunflower maze is back in Brooksville, Florida! Enjoy a day of old-fashioned fun and entertainment with the entire family at Sweetfields Farm.
Saturday, May 24 - Sunday, May 25, 2014
Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day)
Saturday, May 31 - Sunday, June 1, 2014
10:00am-4:00pm (last ticket sell time is 3:00pm).
Where: Sweetfields Farm, 17250 Benes Roush Rd. (off US-41), Masaryktown.
Admission: Adults: $8.50; Ages 3-11: $4.50; Age 2 & under: Free. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
where to go and what to do in hernando county: First Chinsegut Hill Celebration and Community Festival, Brooksville Florida
- 11/09/13 04:56 PM
First Chinsegut Hill Celebration and Community Festival in Brooksville, Florida
The Chinsegut Hill Manor House is one of the historic jewels of Hernando County and an important part of Hernando County heritage.
The first Chinsegut Hill Celebration and Community Festival hosted by the Friends of Chinsegut Hill will take place with two exciting events:
Reception and Silent Auction: Friday, November 15, 2013, 6-9 pm, Admission $20
Community Festival and Arts and Crafts Show: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10 am - 4 pm, Admission: FREE
The historic manor house of Chinsegut Hill currently is under restoration and this celebration is intended
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Artist Reception at Rising Sun Cafe in Brooksville, Florida
- 09/23/13 04:15 PM
Artist Reception at Rising Sun Cafe in Brooksville, Florida
After the summer break, the Spring Hill Art League is beginning its Fall season with an artist reception at the Rising Sun Cafe in Brooksville, Florida.
This free event will take place Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Four local artists will be featured during this reception: Carol Dentici, Karen Heidler, Judy Newton and Sonny Vergara.
The Rising Sun Cafe has long been a supporter of local artists by providing a venue for display and sale. The holidays are going to be upon us quicker than you
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Chinsegut Conservation Center Brooksville: Dragonflies of Florida
- 07/12/13 01:09 PM
Chinsegut Conservation Center Brooksville: Dragonflies of Florida
When: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, Florida
The Chinsegut Conservation Center in Brooksville, Florida, offers another great program about Florida nature: Dragonflies of Florida! There are several common species in our area of Florida and this event will teach about the dragonfly family from forming life under water to taking flight on wings!
The Chinsegut Conservation Center is open to the public every Friday and Saturday
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Summer Event in Hernando County: Walk on the Wild Side at Wildlife Survival Sanctuary
- 07/12/13 03:29 AM
Summer Event in Hernando County: Walk on the Wild Side at Wildlife Survival Sanctuary
When: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Time: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Wildlife Survival Sanctuary, 18212 Booming Road, Spring Hill, Florida
Information: (352) 797-4785
People of all ages are invited to visit the Wildlife Survival Sanctuary this Saturday for their 10th Annual Walk on the Wild Side.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase.
The Wildlife Survival Sanctuary in Spring Hill, Florida, is a non-profit organization operating on
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Florida Blueberry Festival in Brooksville, May 4 and 5, 2013
- 05/01/13 12:30 PM
Florida Blueberry Festival in Brooksville, May 4 and 5, 2013
The Second Annual Florida Blueberry Festival is taking place in Brooksville, Florida this coming weekend, May 4 and 5, 2013!
The festival will be held from 9 am to 10 pm on Saturday and from 9 am to 5 pm on Sunday downtown Brooksville.
Enjoy Blueberries and much more!
Fresh blueberries will be available for purchase as well as food items prepared with blueberries. But the blueberries are just one of the main attractions. From a Blueberry Derby, Blueberry Pie Contest, to ziplining, and more, there will be
where to go and what to do in hernando county: 29th Annual Art in the Park - Brooksville Florida
- 03/09/13 05:35 AM
29th ANNUAL ART IN THE PARK - Brooksville, Florida
When: Saturday 9th, 2013 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
and Sunday 10th, 2013 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Tom Varn Park, Darby Lane, Brooksville, Florida
What: Art, Craft, and Music Festival
ART, CRAFT AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Now in its 29th year, this Art in the Park event has grown every year. This year, over 115 participants are showing off their work in the fine art and fine craft categories. Additionally, there are the many craft vendors, a county-wide exhibit of student
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Swamp Fest 2013 - Meet the Swamp Monster in Weeki Wachee Florida
- 03/03/13 10:51 AM
Swamp Fest 2013 - Meet the Swamp Monster in Weeki Wachee Florida
When: March 8 - March 10, 2013
Times: Friday and Saturday 8 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (US 19), Weeki Wachee, Florida
Admission: $8.00 adults, $4.00 children 6-11, children under 5 Free.
Annual Swamp Fest Now in its 20th Year!
Swamp Fest has become a tradition here on the Naturecoast in Hernando County! Now in its 20th year, this popular festival has outgrown its previous location at Linda Pedersen Park and is moving for the
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Heritage Day at the Museum - Brooksville Florida
- 02/15/13 09:30 AM
HERITAGE DAY AT THE MUSEUM, Brooksville, Florida
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: May-Stringer Heritage Museum,
601 Museum Court, Brooksville, Florida 34601
Contact: 352-799-0129 or 352-799-7138
Small Business is the Focus of this Year's Heritage Day!
Before it was called "small business", it was called Mom and Pop shop! This year's Heritage Day at the Museum celebrates the uniqueness and history of these businesses in Brooksville and Hernando County, there may be some still in operation even today!
There is More to Do for
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Historical Home Tour in Brooksville Florida - See how they Lived!
- 02/14/13 05:03 PM
Historical Home Tour in Brooksville, Florida - See how they Lived!
Time: 2:30 PM
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Where: Hernando Heritage Museum,
601 Museum Court, Brooksville, Florida
Contact: 813-470-0085 (Reservation recommended)
The second annual "Sweetheart" Historical Home Tour is taking place this Saturday.
This year, this popular event coincides with the Museum's Heritage Day Festival and will include two historic homes in Brooksville Florida:
the Lovely Lovelace House (formerly St Anthony's Catholic Church) and
the Frank Saxon House. During the tour, enjoy some wine from the local Brookstone winery.
Historic Homes and Home Life
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Belly Dance at Greek Festival Brooksville Florida
- 02/09/13 09:36 AM
Belly Dance at Greek Festival Brooksville Florida
The Greek Festival began yesterday at the Fairgrounds in Brooksville, Florida. We went out in the evening and had a very enjoyable time with good company and good food while enjoying the performances by "Shazadi" & the Jewels of the Desert Dance Troupe.
If you like to go to the Greek Festival, it is open today from 11 AM to 8 PM, click on the Greek Festival link for more information. Admission is $1 to benefit the Shriners and parking is free.
Interested in Buying or Selling a Home in
where to go and what to do in hernando county: 2013 Greek Festival in Brooksville Florida - OPA!
- 02/06/13 03:48 PM
2013 Greek Festival in Brooksville Florida - OPA!
When: Friday: 2/8/2013 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 2/9/2013 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: Hernando County Fairgrounds,
US 41/Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida
Who: Everyone is invited
Admission: $1 Donation
Greek Festival in Hernando County
It's back! Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church is hosting the third annual Greek Festival coming weekend at the Fairgrounds in Brooksville, Florida.
If you love Greek food, Greek dancing, Greek pastries, and Greek music this will be an event you don't
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Christmas on Main Street in Brooksville | Florida
- 11/23/12 04:42 PM
Christmas on Main Street in Brooksville | Florida
Christmas on Main Street takes place on
December 6, 2012 from 5 pm to 8 pm
in downtown Brooksville, Florida.
This is a wonderful holiday event in front of the historic Hernando County Courthouse with dance and musical performances, a visit be Santa and Mrs. Claus and of course, the tree lighting ceremony at 7 pm.
Brooksville merchants will be open for extended hours so you can browse for a present or just admire some beautiful antique or art work in one of the many quaint shops.
The entire downtown area will be decorated
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Chinsegut Conservation Center Presentation on Sandhill Cranes
- 11/07/12 05:18 AM
Chinsegut Conservation Center Presentation on Sandhill Cranes
The Chinsegut Conservation Center in Brooksville, Florida, is offering a special presentation on Sandhill Cranes
on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
The program will explain many of the unique rituals of these beautiful birds that we can observe so frequently around Hernando County, Florida just like this pair that I photographed iwalking along a street in Hernando Beach.
The Conservation Center is located at 23212 Lake Lindsey Rd (CR 476), Brooksville, Florida. Admission is FREE.
The Chinsegut Conservation Center is open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays from
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Veterans Appreciation Parade in Brooksville Florida
- 11/06/12 11:53 AM
Veterans Appreciation Parade in Brooksville Florida
The annual Vererans Appreciation Parade will take place on
Saturday, November 10, 2012
in Brooksville, Florida
in honor of Veterans Day and all Veterans.
The parade will start at 10 am from City Hall on Main Street and move through downtown Brooksville to behind the Hernando County Courthouse and return to City Hall via Jefferson St and Ft Dade Ave.
Local Veterans Groups, bands, ROTC, motorcycle veterans and many others will participate in the parade. Come on out and thank your Veterans for their service!
Veterans Appreciation Parade in Brooksville Florida
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Fall Super Car Show in Brooksville, Florida
- 11/03/12 06:56 AM
Fall Super Car Show in Brooksville, Florida
The annual Fall Super Car Show is returning to Beef O'Brady's in Brooksville, Florida, on
Sunday, November 10, 2012!
Sponsored by the Sunshine State Muscle Car Club, this has been a popular car show in recent years. This is a juried show with many "Best of" categories and prizes.
Aside from the many showcars, there will be lots of entertainment including DJ Gerry, a Chinese auction, games, and more.
Admission for the public is free. There is still time to enter your show car with $15 preregistration or $20 on the day of show.
For more information call the
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Popular Flea Market Returns to Brooksville, Florida
- 10/21/12 03:59 PM
Popular Flea Market Returns to Brooksville, Florida
The Airport Farmer's and Flea Market in Brooksville, Florida reopened again earlier this month after several years that the site had not been in use. We went out there today to take a look at this market that in previous years had always enjoyed great popularity. When we arrived around noon time, the parking lot was filled and the spaces in the various buildings were occupied with many vendors. The Airport Farmer's and Flea Market offers space for 400 vendors and ample parking for everyone.
While we were browsing, we
where to go and what to do in hernando county: Halloween Ghost Tours in Brooksville Florida
- 10/19/12 11:31 AM
Halloween Ghost Tours in Brooksville, Florida
The May-Stringer Heritage Museum at 601 Museum Court in downtown Brooksville, Florida, offers its popular ghost tours every Friday and Saturday from 8 pm to 8 pm in October!
The museum was home to pioneer John May over 150 years ago and since 1981 houses the heritage museum with many artifacts and memorabilia from around the area. Legend has it that the home is still occupied by some of its former residents and you have a chance to find out for yourself! Ghost tours are by reservation only and you can call 352-799-0129. Admission is $20.
Completing the ghostly