HSO performs SPRING HILL The Stage West Community Playhouse hosts the Hernando Symphony Orchestra for its Spring concert held April 5-6 at 7:30 p.m. and April 7 at 2:30 p.m., located at 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd. The Orchestra proudly presents its Spring program “The Cinema,” featuring music from the popular films, accompanied by vocalists Julia Rifino, Janel Zapendenko and Mariah Dixon. Tickets are $12 per person, $5 for students K-12. Tickets are available at the Stage West box office. For information, call (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net or hernandosymphony.com.
Plant sale SPRING HILL The Nature Coast Botanical Gardens hosts a plant sale Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. located at 1485 Parker Avenue. Nursery will be filled with colors and varieties of unusual plants. Refreshments available for purchase. For information, call (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoastgardens.com.
Main Street farmer’s market BROOKSVILLE The Main Street Farmer’s Market is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays along Main Street in front of the old courthouse downtown. For information, call (352) 540-9670 or email email@example.com.
Farmer’s market SPRING HILL Hernando County Farmers Market is held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at 2450 Commercial Way, with vendors selling fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, herbs, soaps, jams and many other items. For information, call (352) 232-4241.
Fairgrounds flea market BROOKSVILLE The Hernando County Fairgrounds hosts an indoor and outdoor flea market every weekend beginning at 9 a.m. at 6436 Broad St. For information, call (352) 796-4552.
Stringbreak music festival BROOKSVILLE Sertoma Youth Ranch presents the annual Stringbreak music festival April 11-14 located at 85 Myers Road. Friday from noon to 11 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy the multi stage Americana music fest featuring roots rock, alternative country, newgrass and bluegrass. Performers include The Original Duhks, Robin and Linda Williams, The Greencards, Chatham County Line, The David Mayfield Parade, Black Lillies, Honeycutters, The Sauceboss, The Ragbirds, The Wholetones and more. This event has a very organized youth program and is family friendly. Camping is available onsite. For information, call (863) 984-8445 or visit sertomayouthranch.org for ticket and camping packages.
‘Love, Sex and the IRS’ at Stage West SPRING HILL Stage West Community Playhouse presents ‘Love, Sex and the IRS’ beginning April 11-13 at 8 p.m. and April 14 at 2 p.m. located at 8350 Forest Oaks Boulevard. Leslie and Jon have been roommates for years, and Jon has been filing their taxes as if Leslie was his wife. She is not Jon's wife, but when the IRS comes a-calling Hilarious mayhem ensues as the cover up becomes more convoluted. Tickets are $12 per person. For information, call (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net.
Food truck rally SPRING HILL The Hernando County Farmer’s Market hosts a food truck rally April 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. located at 2450 Commercial Way. Trucks attending include: Nico’s Arepa Grill, Jimmy's Meatballs, and PaniniRific. For additional information please call (352) 232-4241 or visit hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com.
Demolition derby BROOKSVILLE The Hernando County Fairgrounds hosts a demolition derby on April 13 at 7:30 p.m. located at 6436 Broad Street. Visit hernandofairgrounds.com or call (352) 796-4552 for information.
Tunes at twilight HERNANDO BEACH The Hernando Beach Club hosts its fifth ‘Tunes at Twilight’ on April 14 at 7 p.m. located at 3145 Flamingo Boulevard. Bring your own chair and snacks, settle in and relax to enjoy this special sunset concert. Tickets are $10 per person. Tickets available at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd. in Spring Hill, (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net or purchased at the door. For information, visit hernandosymphony.com.
Friday dinner and dance BROOKSVILLE The Elks Lodge BPOE 2582, located at 14494 Cortez Blvd., offers dinner and dancing in the main hall at 5 p.m. every Friday. Dinner served at 5 p.m. Open to members and guests. For more information, call (352) 596-2582.
Friday night dancing SPRING HILL The Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County hosts line dancing and partner dancing with all styles of music starting at 7 p.m. every Friday at 7925 W. Rhanbouy Road. Free line dancing lessons are offered from 7 to 7:30 p.m., with open dancing after lessons. All dancers are welcome; BYOB and snacks. Cost is $5 at the door. For more information, call (813) 789-4497.