Enjoy this digest of December 14 through 26, 2017 stories curated from various media and online mentions.
Withlacoochee State Forest: Outstanding Outdoor Recreation
The Withlacoochee State Forest is the third largest state forest in Florida spanning 164,073 acres divided into several distinct tracts of land throughout Florida’s Nature Coast, including Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Lake, and Sumter Counties.
Florida Blueberry Festival officials stunned local residents and business owners in June when they announced they would not sign a long-term lease with the city, were canceling the 2018 event and were leaving Brooksville entirely.
You don’t have to stare at a greeting card to picture a bustling old main street lined with decorated shops and lampposts. Historic small-town shopping districts are easy to find, and more charming than Walmart.
TreeUmph! Course opens
Last Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, the long-awaited TreeUmph! opened its doors, well ropes in Brooksville. The TreeUmph! Adventure Course first opened in Bradenton in 2013, and has seen great success.
Have a Blast at the 38th Annual Brooksville Raid
The Hernando Historical Museum Association, Inc. and North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club, Inc. are presenting the 38th Annual Brooksville Raid Re-enactment, Jan. 20-21, 2018 at Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd. in Brooksville.
Habitats for Kestrels
Brendan O’Connor, the Southwest Regional Volunteer Coordinator with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) led a group of local volunteers, which included students from an Odessa private school in building some rather large birdhouses at the Chinsegut Conservation Center last week.
Buffet City: All You Can Eat
The locally owned Buffet City is located in the Coastal Way Plaza on Cortez just northeast of Mariner Boulevard. They have a very large assortment of choices.
Your floating Christmas Party for up to six people is waiting for you to board. Reserve now for your Sunset and Holiday Lights Cruise, evenings December 11 - 23, 4:30-6:00pm. Guests may bring snacks and beverages. See the Season's sparkle from the Gulf.