Enjoy this digest of February 22 through March 7, 2018 stories curated from various media and online mentions.
The Will McLean Music Festival gets underway March 9 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, with yet another nod to the "Father of Florida Folk."
Amazing Art in the Park March 10 - 11 in Brooksville
The very popular “Art in the Park” will be presented by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council for the 34th year on Saturday, March 10, from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, March 11, from 10 am to 4 pm at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, in downtown Brooksville.
Cracovia Restaurant and Deli, whose off-and-on construction has been under way for more than 10 months, hopes to open in May, according to owners Grazyna Machnik and her husband, Richard Zabryski.
Filling up the mason jars
Live theater is alive and well in Hernando County. This is evidenced by the fact that Live Oak Theatre is celebrating its eighth year entertaining local audiences and has ambitious plans to expand.
Recent openings expand Hernando's menu of eateries
Eat, eat, eat. And eat once more. Four chain restaurants have staked claims here recently, bolstering Hernando County’s designation as a "dining destination," said Tammy Heon, coordinator of the county’s Tourism Development Bureau.
NJoy Spirits is a boutique craft distiller of award-winning Wild Buck rye whiskey and Mermaid rum on Florida’s Nature Coast.
"Off Road" experience on Florida National Scenic Trail
The Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST) guides hikers through portions of Hernando County including the Cypress Lakes Preserve and the Withlacoochee State Forest (Croom). Its newest addition takes hikers through the Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area (CWEA).
March 10 Chinsegut PhotoBlitz
Grab your camera (any camera or phone camera) and let’s get to know nature on a photographic exploration. Join us Saturday March 10 for a day of surveying and cataloging nature and wildlife around Chinsegut WEA.