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Published:   |   Updated: April 19, 2013 at 03:28 PM

Reggae Sunfest HERNANDO BEACH The fifth annual Reggae Sunfest held Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. located at Linda Pedersen Park, 6300 Shoal Line Boulevard. Enjoy a full day of reggae and Caribbean style music, crafts and fun. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Bring your chair; no coolers please. Admission: $5 for adults; $1 for kids age 5-12; under age 5, free. Free parking for the event. VIP tickets and directions are available. For information, call (352) 754-4031or visit hernandocounty.us/parks_rec/reggae.

HAM RC Fun-fly BROOKSVILLE The Hernando Aero Modelers will hold a RC Fun-fly Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon April 20 located at and HAM field, 16301 Ponce de Leon Boulevard. Open to the Public for a chance to see some amazing flying machines and meet the owners who build and fly the models. Events will include free flying, a giant scale pattern demo, a World War I and World War II fly-by, a precision pattern flying demo, a giant sailplane demo, RC skydiver, parasails, and more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per carload. For information, call (352) 263-8198 or visit hamrc.com.

Spring family fest SPRING LAKE The Lakewood Retreat Campground invites families to attend the annual Spring Family Fest Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. located at 5458 Dan Brown Hill Road. Enjoy an evening of hayrides, a pool party, fun in the game Rrom, open-kettle popcorn and s’mores around a bonfire. Live entertainment will be provided by Christian bands including Kaleo, Spring United Praise Band and a special set at 8:30 p.m. by the recording act Never Ending (formerly My Brother's Scars). Admission: $3 per person or $10 per family. For information, call (352) 796-4097 or visit LakewoodRetreat.org.

Frankie Dee performance BROOKSVILLE The Hernando Shrine Club hosts the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra Sunday from 2 to 5p.m. located at 13400 Montour Street. Enjoy great big band entertainment by 17 musicians playing your favorite tunes including polkas, jazz, Latin, cha-cha, cheek-to-cheek, soft rock, and old Sinatra favorites. To make reservations, or to purchase tickets, call (352) 596-9486.

‘Love, Sex and the IRS’ at Stage West SPRING HILL Stage West Community Playhouse presents ‘Love, Sex and the IRS’ running through Sunday . Performances tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday 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.

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.

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.

Family game day RIDGE MANOR The East Hernando Branch Library hosts a family game day April 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. located at 6457 Windmere Road. Enjoy this special family fun day with activities for all ages. Everything is provided for great family interaction: electronic gaming systems and board games. Freshly popped popcorn and lemonade will be available free of charge to all who attend. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit hernandocountylibrary.us.

Blueberry festival BROOKSVILLE The second annual Florida Blueberry festival will be held May 4-5 at 9 a.m., Saturday to 10 p.m. and Sunday to 5 p.m. located in historic downtown Brooksville. Enjoy all things blueberry, art, crafts, vendors, shopping and live entertainment. Gather your family and friends to attend one of the premier events in the state. General admission: adults $5; children age 6-17 $2; age 5 and under, free. Concert tickets can be purchased in advance. For more information, visit floridablueberryfestival.org.

9th annual biker rodeo BROOKSVILLE The ninth annual Old School Biker Rodeo will be held May 9-11 at 4 p.m. Thursday until midnight Saturday located at 27151 Soult Road. Enjoy the Biker Rodeo Saturday at 1 p.m. and live entertainment including 12 bands, games and vendors, all emceed by Scootergoods Big Ragoo. Attendees must be age 21 and over; no pets allowed. The entry fee is only $10 for the weekend and camping is free. All proceeds will benefit needy veterans. For information, call (352) 540-5123 or 596-3704.

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.

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