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Area Events, May 10

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HERNANDO TODAY

9th annual biker rodeo

BROOKSVILLE The ninth annual Old School Biker Rodeo through Saturday 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.

‘The Producers’ at Stage West

SPRING HILL Stage West Community Playhouse presents ‘the Producers’ running until May 19. Performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. located at 8350 Forest Oaks Boulevard. Sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. It is a truly "boffo" hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night. Tickets are $12 per person. For information, call (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net.

Mother’s day tea

BROOKSVILLE The Hernando Historical Museum Association presents its annual Mother’s Day Victorian Tea Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. located at the May-Stringer Historical Museum, 601 Museum Court. Come share a special time with mom. Guests are invited to "dress for tea.” Tea and light refreshments will be served on elegantly decorated tables under the magnificent oaks. Each table will be devoted to a particular stage of life in keeping with this year's theme "Celebrating Life." Adults $15; children age 6 and under, $6. Tickets are available by advance purchase only at the Museum, Tuesday-Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. or call (3520 799-0129 or (352) 796-5398. for information, visit online at hernandohistoricalmuseumassoc.com.

Gun show

BROOKSVILLE The Hernando Sportsman’s Club hosts a Gun Show Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m.; Saturday until 5 p.m.; Sunday until 4 p.m. located at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad Street. Buy, sell and trade. Admission is $6 per person. For information, call (352) 799-3605 or visit hernandosportsmansclub.com.

Volksmarch

BROOKSVILLE A non-competitive Volksmarch event held Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, located at the Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Boulevard. Enjoy the scenery and the wildlife on a 5K or 10K People Run/Walk meet new people and enjoy the camaraderie among your fellow walkers and runners. After completing your walk, enjoy the entertainment and food until 4 p.m. Pre-registration is required; call (352) 442-2259 for information.

‘Doo Wop’ show

Show Palace presents “Book of Love: A Doo Wop Romance,” running through June 9 is an original story about three soldiers returning from war to Brooklyn where they find love and happiness. The musical holds a place in American music history and in the hearts of those who lived during this time. Located at 16128 U.S. Highway 19. Tickets are $49.50, plus tax, for dinner and show. Show only is $38.45, plus tax. For children 12 and under, dinner and show is $24.95 and show only is $19.95. Call (727) 863-7949 to reserve tickets. For information, visit showpalace.net

Sunflower Maze

MASARYKTOWN Sweetfields Farm offers its annual Sunflower Maze located at 17250 Benes Roush Road from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, the last ticket sold at 4 p.m. Make your way through the paths of 8-10ft. tall sunflowers in search of the exit. Enjoy hay rides, the picnic area, the rubber duck race, animals, crafts, fresh produce and the U-Pick area! Sturdy shoes are suggested (no open toe shoes), along with sunscreen and a hat. Don't forget your camera. Adults: $8.50; ages 3-11: $4.50; age 2 and under: free. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. (Note: no credit cards or checks accepted; no ATM on site). For information, call (352) 279-0977 or visit sweetfieldsfarm.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 scastel8@tampabay.rr.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

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.

Airport flea market

The Airport Flea Market will be open Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., located 17375 Spring Hill Drive. One hundred vendors offer everything from housewares, tools, collectibles and cosmetics, to craft items, recreational items and fresh-from-the-farm goodies. For information, call (352) 796-0268.

Orange Blossom Jamboree

BROOKSVILLE The Sertoma Youth Ranch presents the annual Orange Blossom Jamboree from 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 19. The ranch is at 85 Myers Road. The event features jam band action from around the state with multiple stages all weekend. Camping is available on site. For tickets and more information, call (352) 754-3082 or visit www.orangeblossomjamboree.com.

Perry Oldenburg hike

BROOKSVILLE Join in a hike, meeting at the Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Park May 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. located at the east end of Deer Run Road, off US 41, about five miles north of Brooksville. The group will explore the park, a gopher tortoise relocation site. The hike is approximately 1.5 miles in length. Dress for the weather; bring binoculars, insect repellant, and water. For information, call (352) 754-6722 or visit MyFWC.com/Chinsegut.

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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