Live Oak Theatre Company’s “A Merry Medieval Madrigal Feast” dinner show, featuring the Faith EPC Choir, the Justify Drama Team and Live Oak Theatre Company will be held at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville, FL 34601. The dinner show will be held on Dec. 9, and 10. The Friday performance begins at 7:30 pm and Saturday performances are at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm.
There are always so many wonderful ways local businesses and organizations give thanks and celebrate on Thanksgiving. Here are a few of them.
• Taipei Taipei in Brooksville is providing a free outdoor buffet for all to enjoy. The buffet will be comprised of his top ten dishes. Taipei Taipei is located at: 322 N Broad St; Brooksville, FL 34601-3805. The event will take place between 12 and 3PM on Thanksgiving Day. The owner of Taipei Taipei states, "Thanksgiving is a time for family. You are my family. We deeply grateful (sic) for the life we built...here."
'Small Business Saturday' is a nationwide program through American Express and is associated with their Shop Small campaign.
Local breweries, wineries and food trucks converged for the second Hernando Untapped event on the evening of Friday, October 21, 2016. This event is unique for Hernando County as it attracts a younger crowd who typically travel to Tampa for entertainment. The Hernando County Chamber of Commerce did an excellent job organizing the event. Numerous volunteers were available to help vendors and attendees. The Bearded Brothers put on an awesome performance and had the crowd dancing well into the night.
This event takes place Friday October 21st from 6PM to 10PM at American Aviation Flight Academy. It is hosted by the Hernando County Chamber of Commerce and is very popular.
Last year the event drew an enormous crowd. Admission is $25 per person and includes a tasting glass and unlimited samplings of beer, wine and entertainment. You need to pre-purchase a ticket online and bring the print out ticket with you.
Jammin’ for the Kids
Kiwanis club of Weeki Wachee set stage for their first annual event, Jammin for the Kids, at the Lake House in Spring Hill Sunday afternoon.
“We have two events a year and we didn’t know what to do so one of the members suggested we have a Jam session.” Sophie Akers said. Sophie Akers is a member of the Kiwanis club of Weeki Wachee and helped put this event together.
The Farmer’s Market on Main Street in downtown Brooksville will begin on 07/09/16, according to Parks and Recreation and Facilities Director Mike Walker. The hours of operation will be from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Main Street will be closed in front of the courthouse. Though there are currently only nine vendors, Walker hopes that more will come and states they will be able to accommodate up to 20 vendors in front of the courthouse. As they increase the number of vendors, they will extend the marker further down Main Street.
The painting above by John Lewis Krimmel depicts celebrations in Philadelphia in 1819. Here in Hernando County in the year 2016, much of our celebrations will be similar, with music, jubilation, flags flying high, marches, children playing, political discussions accompanied by food and beverage as well as vendors selling their wares.