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August Events


August 3 - 6, 2017
Theatre: Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr.
Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Boulevard, Spring Hill 34606
7:30pm August 3, 4, 5, 2017
2:00pm August 5, 6, 2017

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On the Forum Stage, this show features the youngest of the Stage West performers. In Schoolhouse Rocks LIVE! Jr., meet Tom Mizer, a young teacher, as he anxiously prepares for his first day of school. Featuring many crowd-pleasing favorites such as, "Conjunction Junction" and "Interplanet Janet," this musical is sure to entertain the entire family.
$12.00 per person. All seats by reservation via website


August 11, 2017
Fall Vegetable Planting
Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476), Brooksville 34601

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Would you like to grow some of your own Fall vegetables? Join Dr. William Lester of the Hernando County Extension when he offers tips and information to ensure your successful harvest. 352.754.4433.


August 13, 2017
Matchbox Day at the Fairgrounds
Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad Steet (US-41), Brooksville 34601
9:00am - 3:00pm

Are you a Matchbox fan? Enjoy the onsite Hot Wheels drag strip, collectibles and die cast pieces to swap, sell and purchase. Watch the RC 1/8-scale sled pulling on a 30-foot clay track. 
Adults: $3.00; age 12 and under, free. 352.585.9775.

August 25, 2017
Bark Bingo!
Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Avenue, Brooksville 34604
5:00 - 9:00pm

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Be the Bark of the Town when you win the grand prize at Bark Bingo! Your ticket donation includes 20 game cards and the dinner buffet. Prizes start at $50.00 with one grand prize. Reserve early. You may purchase tickets at the Humane Society Shelter, 7200 Mobley Road, Brooksville, 34601 or



August 26, 2017
Ernie Chatman Labor Day 5K
McKethan Park, 15019 North Broad Street (US-41), 1/2 mile north of Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476), Brooksville 34601

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Enjoy a cool morning run at the annual Labor Day 5K, renamed in honor of Ernie Chatman. This run features a flat, cross-country course shaded by old oak trees wrapping around the lake, plus music, food, prizes and awards for each age group. Kids will enjoy a Fun Run following the 5K. Register early and save.


August 26, 2017
4th Annual Food Truck Fiesta and Hernando's Got Talent Show
Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill 34609
5:00 - 9:00pm

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Over 20 top-ranked gourmet Food Trucks from American to Venezuelan will offer a full range of fabulous food offerings. Vote LIVE for your favorite food truck at the event. Returning this year is the "Hernando's Got Talent Show." Bring your chairs and enjoy the great entertainment. Round One Competition begins at 5:30pm; the Finals at 7:30pm.


July 1, through September 24, 2017
Scallop Season!
Florida's Adventure Coast Gulf of Mexico Waters


July 1 through September 24, 2017, the season is open for the recreational harvesting of bay scallops. Book your scalloping adventure today. Scroll through this presentation for more scalloping information about this eagerly anticipated summer adventure. Download your official scalloping brochure, including a map of our coastal area.