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Downtown Brooksville: History and Southern Charm

Brooksville Main Street Hosts Special Holiday Events for All to Enjoy

by Barbara Manuel

Come see for yourself what makes Brooksville Main Street so special; walk our tree-lined streets and browse our delightful shops, dine at our charming restaurants, and enjoy our many special holiday events…there is something for everyone to enjoy as we kick off the festive holiday season.

Join us for Small Business Saturday on November 26th, it promises to be a great day to shop small - and local. Pick up your Passport for a list of participating stores and restaurants, visit the businesses listed and get your special gifts and discounts, plus enter to win fabulous prizes. Enjoy festive holiday music throughout downtown, and get in to the Christmas Spirit while Small Business Saturday in downtown Brooksville.

You’ll want to return for Brooksville’s Merry Main Street, Musical Light Spectacular, December 8-10, 16, and 17.  The magic of Christmas tree lights dancing in synch to music of the season has enthralled many a Caroler. This year, join us on Main Street, December 8th as the Christmas tree light show comes to life, followed by carolers, holiday treats, vendors, and, of course, Santa Claus. On December 10th, join us for a German Christmas Festival, Christkindl, hosted at the Brooksville Women’s Club and featuring music, special German foods, vendors and fun for all. Our local restaurants will have delicious treats for you to enjoy, our shops will be filled with holiday treasures for everyone and the dancing lights will start your holiday season in a merry way. Come celebrate the magic of Christmas in historic, downtown Brooksville, brimming with holiday spirit and Southern charm.

 

Barbara Manuel

Barbara and Steve Manuel own WXJB 99.9 Radio in Brooksville. After 34 years as a teacher, Barbara retired from the Hernando School system in 1999.  Now, in charge of sales for WWJB, she has been invaluable in planning and promoting many community and special events in Brooksville. This year she brought her considerable talents to Brooksville’s newly formed Main Street Program, chairing the Promotions Committee while continue to bring a sparkle to beautiful Brooksville.