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Things to do in Hernando County this weekend

Published:   |   Updated: January 30, 2014 at 06:49 PM

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Coach rally continues

See motor coaches on display, visit the vendor booths and mingle with those living the RV lifestyle at the Southeast Area Family Motor Coach Association's "Rally: Cruizin' with SEA," continuing today through Tuesday at Hernando County Airport. Enjoy food, beverages and lots of activities.

Admission is $7 for a one-day pass or $10 for a three-day pass. One and three-day passes include access to displays, vendors and the food court. Special Passport tickets are $124, and include access to all activities, including evening entertainment.

Native American Festival

The Inaugural Brooksville Native American Festival, featuring a full roster of entertainment, takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Horse Lake Field, 7601 Horse Lake Road, Brooksville. The festival includes music, dance, primitive skills demonstrations and more. Native American food vendors offer authentic Native staples and more than 20 vendors will be selling hand-made Native American inspired arts and crafts. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 5-12 and children under 5 are free. Advance tickets are available at Peace Tree Trading and at both locations of the Hernando County Tourism Bureau. For information, call (352) 797-7886.

Polka impresario

Spring Hill Dance Center presents Mollie B, star of RFD TV's "Mollie B Polka Party," with Squeezebox, from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Dance Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Polka the afternoon away while enjoying food and a cash bar. The cost is $12 for members and $15 for guests.

For information, call Catherine at (989) 768-0031.

Cruise-In for charity

Meet and mingle while enjoying classic cars on display at Monster Transmissions' Charity Cruise-In at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Chic-fil-A restaurant at 13143 Cortez Blvd. in Brooksville. The free event includes live music and entertainment, raffles, valve cover races, silent auction and more. February's charity recipient is Joseph's House.

For information, call 1-800-708-0087 or email

Yard sale set in Weeki Wachee

The Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park are sponsoring a Yard Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the park, 6131 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. The yard sale is free to the public and vendor spaces are $40 for a two-day set-up or $25 for one day. Vendors sign up at the Park Guest Services at the entrance. The sale is a fundraiser for park improvements and needs.

For information, call Chuck Morton at (352) 597-1220 or email

'Judah Ben-Hur' adds performance

Youth With a Mission of Tampa Bay and Live Oak Theatre plan an additional performance of "Judah Ben-Hur, The Musical," at 7:30 p.m. today at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mt. Fair Ave., Brooksville. Admission is $12 online and $15 at the door. Students 13 and under are $5 with the purchase of an adult ticket. Doors will open one half-hour earlier for coffee/tea and dessert, which is included with ticket purchase. All proceeds will be used to send the JBH team to Philippines to build homes and bring joy through free performances of JBH.

For more information visit or call (352) 593-0027.

Academy to host garage, bake sale

Christian Life Academy plans a Garage Sale and Bake Sale to celebrate National School Choice Week from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Academy, 1244 W. Jefferson St., Brooksville. The goal of National School Choice Week is to shine a positive spotlight on all types of education options for children. For information, call Lisa Hailey at (352) 428-4397. For information about National School Choice Week, visit

Kids invited to 'unbirthday' party

Hernando County Public Library invites families with children from pre-school through age 12

to its Family Unbirthday Celebration Story Time from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the

Spring Hill Branch, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Celebrate your unbirthdays with stories, songs, crafts, and more. Registration is not required and there is no charge for this event. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit

Sibling act performs at Valentine's dance

Brookridge Social Dance Group hosts a Valentine's Day Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brooksville. Admission is $5 per person with ice and coffee available all evening. Dunkin Donuts will be served around 9:30 p.m., and you may bring your own refreshments. Music is provided by Starburst, the brother and sister team of Joe and Sally. For reservations, tickets and further information, call Dot at (352) 597-0723.

Big band dance is Super Bowl lead-up

The Frankie Dee New York Orchestra Big Band Dance takes place from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville. Celebrate the Super Bowl in the afternoon with big band music, door prizes and free munchies. Admission is $12 per person (BYOB and snacks, ice will be provided). Seating is guaranteed only with reservations; for tickets and reservations call Mary at (352) 596-9486.

Don't miss bass fishing tourney

The Relay for Life bass Fishing Tournament takes place Feb. 7 and 8 at Aripeka SunWest Mines, 17251 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson. The entry fee per boat is $100 (total of 50 spaces available); bank fishing is allowed for $100 per person and late entries is $25. Prizes are awarded for first, second, third, mystery fish and lowest weight of 5 legal bass. All proceeds go to the Relay for Life/American Cancer Society. For information and to register call (352) 279-0618.

Greek Festival set for next weekend

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church hosts its Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Feb. 7 and 8 at Hernando County Fairground Auditorium, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. Admission is $2 per person with children 11 and under admitted free. The festival has live music, entertainment, food, baked goods, Greek dance lessons, kids' zone, gift shop and vendors. There will be a Toga One Mile Run (or walk) on Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m.. With preregistration and an entry fee of $15 you will receive a T-shirt and be entered in a grand prize drawing. The entry fee at the door is $20. For information call Emily Thomas at (352) 650-0307.

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