Out and About

Bruce Katz Band to give local performance

By: Hernando Sun staff

(Brooksville, FL) -Bruce Katz, legendary Hammond B-3 organist/keyboardist and four-time Blues Music Award nominee, and his Bruce Katz Band, are presently on their Sunshine Tour II, with a local performance in Brooksville at the 4th Annual Camping With The Blues, Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Meyers Rd., Saturday, October 21.

Set Time: 7:30pm. Tickets $35. (advance), $45. (door). Children 13-17, $10. advance, $15. door (with ticketed adult). Kids 12 and under, free. Info: (941) 758-7585 or http://www.campingwiththeblues.com/.

Bok Tower Gardens

By Hernando Sun staff

A mere 2 hours away and centrally located between Tampa and Orlando, Bok Tower Gardens is a National Historic Landmark, garden and bird sanctuary in Lake Wales that's open 365 days a year.

The gardens, named for founder Edward W. Bok, sit atop Iron Mountain — a 298-foot hill affording spectacular views of Florida and dramatic sunsets.

Bok, who immigrated to America at the age of six from the Netherlands, later became a highly successful publisher, a Pullitzer Prize-winning author, respected humanitarian and an advocate of world peace and the environment.

Halloween in Hernando County

Halloween on Mariner Blvd

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at 18:30–20:30
WHERE: Hernando County YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, Florida 34609

Description: Hosted by Hernando County YMCA. Join in on all of the fall fun. Festivities include haunted house, mad scientist lab, face painting, games, arts and crafts, photo booth and more.

Admission is $5/person (includes slice of pizza and drink). Open to the Community.

Trunk-or-Treat 2017

PAWS ON PARADE

PAWS ON PARADE
SATURDAY, OCT. 14, 2017 9-11 AM

Dogs, cats, pigs, and rodents of Hernando County this event’s for you! Paws On Parade will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 at Hernando Park. Put on your best costume and parade through town with your human! Registration is from 9-10 a.m. parade begins at 10 a.m. Prizes for best pet costumes. Registration $10 per pet and proceeds will benefit Operation Kindness for Hernando County Animal Services Inc

Hernando Park is located at 205 E Fort Dade Ave, Brooksville, Florida 34601

MARKER 48 2ND ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST

MARKER 48 2ND ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST
FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY,
OCT. 13, 14 and 15, 2017

Please join Marker 48 Brewing for its 2nd annual Oktoberfest featuring the Running of the Wieners to benefit The Humane Society of the Nature Coast.

This year, there will be three days of fun-filled activities, including delicious craft beer, wines and sangria; food trucks and vendors on site; local bands; festive German music and more! Of course, Marker 48 will have its own, brewed-on-premise Oktoberfest-style beer available.

RAISE THE ROOF GARAGE SALE

RAISE THE ROOF GARAGE SALE
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, SEPT. 29-30, 2017 9 AM TO 2 PM

A fundraising garage sale will be held at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30, 2017. The sale is to raise funds for a new roof for the club building.Lots of items for sale as well as home baked goodies.

The Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club is located at 3357 Susan Drive, off Toucan Trail and US19.

LOCAL HISTORY PRESERVATION 101

PRESERVATION 101
THURSDAY, OCT. 5, 2017 6:30 PM

The HHPS is pleased to welcome HHPS board member Jo-Anne Peck as the October guest speaker to provide an overview presentation in Historic Preservation. The lecture will go over the Who, What, Where, and Whys of preserving historic buildings. Jo-Anne Peck is a Historic Preservation Consultant that has focused on Florida history and architecture for over 20 years.

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