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.
Dates: 
Saturday, May 24 - Sunday, May 25, 2014
Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day)
Saturday, May 31 - Sunday, June 1, 2014
Hours:   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.  … (9 comments)

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 … (9 comments)

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 think, … (8 comments)

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
 
Admission:  FREE
 
Information:  352-754-6722
 
 
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 … (3 comments)

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
 
Admission:  FREE
 
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 … (2 comments)

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 … (2 comments)

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
Admission:  Free 
Parking:      $2.00

 
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 … (10 comments)

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 … (13 comments)

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
Admission:  FREE
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 … (19 comments)

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
Cost:  $15.00
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 Upon return … (13 comments)

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. 
Enjoy! Interested in Buying or Selling a Home in … (7 comments)

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
Parking:  FREE
 
 
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 … (13 comments)

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 … (18 comments)

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 … (8 comments)

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
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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 … (14 comments)

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 … (12 comments)

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 … (11 comments)

where to go and what to do in hernando county: Spring Hill Art League Holds Artist Reception at Rising Sun Cafe, Brooksville, Florida - 03/27/12 03:54 PM
Spring Hill Art League Holds Artist Reception at Rising Sun Cafe, Brooksville, Florida
The Spring Hill Art League along with Rising Sun Cafe will hold an artist reception for two local artists,
  Sharon Bray and Frances Childs,     on Wednesday, March 28th from 5-7 pm.   The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.               The Rising Sun Cafe is a quaint eatery downtown Brooksville, Florida, located just a few steps away from the historic Hernando County Courthouse.     The Rising Sun Cafe has long been … (9 comments)

where to go and what to do in hernando county: Where to Go and What to do in Hernando County, Florida: Art in the Park, Brooksville, Florida - 03/09/12 01:49 PM
Where to Go and What to do in Hernando County, Florida:  Art in the Park, Brooksville, Florida
The Hernando County Fine Arts Council presents the 28th Annual Art in the Park event this weekend, March 10th through March 11th.   Gates open at 10 AM and close at 5 PM on Saturday and 4 PM on Sunday.
Art in the Park is a popular event that includes juried fine art, arts and crafts, and student exhibits. 
This year, a poetry contest is added.  Food vendors are available and there will be entertainment throughout the two days of the event.
The festival takes … (9 comments)

 
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