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Featured Upcoming Events May

Saturdays and Sundays through May 29, 2017 
Sunflower Maze and Farm Activities
Sweetfields Farm,17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown, FL 34604

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10:00am - 4:00pm (last admission sale at 3:00pm)
Maze your way through paths of 8 - 10 foot tall sunflowers in search of the exit. Six pristine acres offer hay rides, picnic area, farm animals, crafts, fresh produce and the U-Pick area. Wear sturdy shoes; no flip flops, sandals or other open-toed shoes), along with sunscreen, insect repellent and a hat. Don't forget your camera! 


May 5, 2017
Big Pine Night Hike
Big Pine Tract of Chinsegut WEA, Old Crystal River Road., Brooksville, FL 34601 (from the north edge of downtown Brooksville along US 41 for 2.8 miles and make a sharp left onto Old Crystal River Road. Continue a mile north to the parking area on the right.) 

 

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8:00pm  
Join Chinsegut Conservation Center staff for a guided hike through the Big Pine Tract. Watch and listen for wildlife such as reptiles, owls and occasional coyotes. This program is for all ages (terrain is not stroller friendly). Please bring along bug spray and a small flashlight (Big Pine Hikes only).
Register
online
at or by calling 352-754-6722.


May 6, 2017
Kentucky Derby Daze at the Vineyard
Strong Tower Vineyard & Winery, 17810 Forge Drive, Spring Hill, FL 34610

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3:30-7:30pm
Join the afternoon of fancy hats, jockeys and fast horses. Take part in The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports!
Hors d'oeuvres, complimentary wine tasting, an official White Sangia with Mint Derby drink, Marker 48 craft beer samples and an official Derby Daze wine glass to take home. Derby raffle tickets, Ladies' Fancy Hat Contest and carriage rides through the vineyard are just some of the highlights.

 

May 13, 2017
4th Annual Food Truck Fiesta
Anderson Snow Park,1380 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill, FL 34609

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5:00-9:00pm
Over twenty-five top food truck vendors will be on site preparing their incredible edibles for you to enjoy. Returning this year is the Hernando's Got Talent contest featuring the community's musicians, singers, dancers, actors and more! If you have talent, call to participate. Enjoy an explosion of family-friendly events throughout the evening including children’s games, entertainment and surprises galore. Bring your chair and spend the evening with amazing talent and fabulous food. The event is free and open to the public. 

 

May 20, 2017
Mud Endeavor 8 – Brooksville
29251 Wildlife Lane, Brooksville, FL 34602

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8:00am
Mud Endeavor is the Adventure Coast's premier Obstacle Course Race. Returning to the birthplace of Mud Endeavor, this unique location in the Central Florida area offers extreme terrain. With 100-foot elevation changes, this run brings a new aspect to mud obstacle course racing. With plenty of water on-site, there will be lots of mud. Challenge yourself, solo or with your team, on 100-foot water slides and other demanding obstacles. Bring your family and friends to cheer you on; the spectator-viewing area is second-to-none with more than 75% of the course visible. Food and beverages available for purchase. Register at 

 

May 18 – 21, 2017
Orange Blossom Jamboree
Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602

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Enjoy a great family-friendly event in a beautiful setting. Relax in the outdoor entertainment pavilion or wander among three stages for continuous entertainment all weekend. Be sure to check out the “Coolest Campsite” contest in two categories – the Coolest Powered Water/Electric Campsite and the Coolest Unpowered Primitive Campsite. Vendors are on site for your shopping fun; food and beverages are available for purchase. Primitive camping onsite is available. Visit online for entertainment lineup, to purchase tickets and more information

 

May 28, 2017
Spring Lake 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run
The ARC Nature Coast, 5283 Neff Lake Road, Brooksville, FL 34601

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7:00am
The Spring Lake, Florida 5K is located in scenic eastern Hernando County. Don't let the majestic trees and peaceful setting fool you though, these are some of the toughest hills in Florida! The course takes runners over a variety of terrains, from asphalt to a nature trail through the woods, a horse barn and up and down some challenging hills. This event will support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Run and Achieve with ARC Nature Coast! Register online. 

 

May 27, 28, 29, 2017
Legendary Sirens at Weeki Wachee
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way (US-19), Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

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Two performances: 12:00pm and 2:00pm
The saying, "Once a mermaid, always a mermaid," holds true as The Legendary Sirens perform this weekend! This nostalgic show will take you back to the early years of Weeki Wachee Springs by the ladies who created the magic.