Veteran's Day 2017 Events

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Veteran's Day 2017 Events

Veteran's Day Appreciation Parade

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, 10 a.m.

Gather with family and friends to honor all Veterans. Line the Parade route through Brooksville in celebration of Veterans Day and those who made it possible. The City of Brooksville along with the Enrichment Centers of Hernando County will be holding their Annual “Veteran’s Appreciation Parade”, Saturday, Nov. 11, starting at 10 a.m. Free; open to the public. Please call the number listed to register to be in the parade. Bring your chairs, cameras and hand-held flags. The parade will run from the Brooksville City Hall Building at 201 Howell Avenue through the downtown area (Main Street to Liberty, to South Magnolia, to Fort Dade, ending back at Brooksville City Hall). Line-up begins at 8:30 a.m. Following the Parade, shop downtown Brooksville for some early holiday treats and enjoy a cup of coffee at one of the local eateries. For more information or to participate, call 352-544-6022 / or visit cityofbrooksville.us

High Point Community Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The High Point Community in Brooksville, a neighborhood of approximately 1650 homes, is proud to present the newest addition to our community. On Veterans Day, November 11, 2017 at 11:00 am, we will unveil our new Veterans Memorial to honor past and present High Point Military Heroes and their families. As part of the dedication ceremony, posting of the colors and invocation, we will identify and honor all veterans from each branch of the military. Special guests include the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners, the High Point Board of Directors and others, along with representatives of all local businesses who contributed with construction supplies and/or labor. We also want to recognize our residents who volunteered their time and muscle to build this commemorative monument. A wreath laying by representatives of organizations involved will be followed by a reception in our Community Center with light refreshments and the presentation of appreciation plaques. Following the Community Center activities, lunch will be available at the High Point Golf Club. Visit Facebook @Highpointbrooksville or call (352) 596-2397

Veterans Day at Weeki

Wachee Springs State Park
Free Admission for Veterans.
Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, 9 a.m.

Thank you to the veterans for their service. Enjoy a full family-fun day at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. See the mermaid shows, take the river boat ride, attend the native wildlife show, and swim in Buccaneer Bay. Park Admission: Adults, $13.00; Ages 6-10, $8.00; age five and under, free. Phone 352-592-5656 / or visit www.weekiwachee.com Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (US-19), Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

Way Back Fest
Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017,
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Celebrate Veteran's Day in a beautiful country setting and enjoy a full day of activities. Live entertainment by Don Middlebrook, Trop Rock Songwriter of 2015; and Donny Brewer, Trop Rock Song of the Year 2016. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, beer, wine, and margaritas. Bring your chair for comfort; no coolers, please. Advance purchase: $20; at the gate, $25. If you bring an antique car, admission is Free. Email dedes.rizzo@gmail.com / or phone 352-345-5940 / Visit floridaconcerts.org. The Olive Grove is located at 15016 Rester Drive, Brooksville, FL 34613

Photography | Veterans Nature Photography Workshop & After Hour Social Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
To honor our veterans, Alice Mary Herden owner of Green-Fly Media will be offering a free Nature Photography Workshop. Participants will learn basic settings for any camera model and learn easy ways to take great nature photos. Free for Veterans; pre-registration required at website below. Veterans can also enjoy other outdoor activities like hiking, birding and archery… The After Hour Social - You have photos to share… we would love to see them and hear your stories. For more information, email Alice@green-flymedia.com / or visit creative-nature-photography.com Chinsegut Conservation Center is located at 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, FL 34601

Riverhawk Music Festival

Friday and Saturday,
Nov. 10-11, 2017, 10 A.M.

Description: The annual weekend featuring a full lineup of live entertainment will be here before you realize it. Save by purchasing your tickets now! Email riverhawk1@lindentertainment.com or phone 863-984-8445 / www.riverhawkmusic.com Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602