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Feb
28
Wed
Woodcarving by Nature Coast Carving Club @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Woodcarving by Nature Coast Carving Club @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join the Nature Coast Carving Club from Citrus County for wood carving demonstration and instruction.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass.

Feb
29
Thu
Necktie Purse Craft Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Necktie Purse Craft Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join expert volunteers as we learn how to make a purse from recycled neckties.

Sewing machines are recommended with some machines on site.

All materials are provided.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person activity fee.

Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Nearly Diamond-Tribute to Neil Diamond @ Whispering Oaks Winery
Feb 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nearly Diamond-Tribute to Neil Diamond @ Whispering Oaks Winery

February 29, 2024 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nearly Diamond-Tribute to Neil Diamond
For over 50 years, Neil Diamond graced stages all over the world. Now, this tribute continues his legacy with a show full of chart toppers delivered by an accomplished set of musicians and polished front man. “Solitary Man,” “Forever in Blue Jeans,” and “Cherry, Cherry,” are just a few of the unforgettable hits from this living legend! After this NEARLY DIAMOND experience, you’re sure to […]

Mar
1
Fri
Sumter County Fair @ Sumter County Fairgrounds
Mar 1 – Mar 9 all-day
Sumter County Fair @ Sumter County Fairgrounds

The 2024 Sumter County Fair kicks off March 1 – 9 in Bushnell, Florida. Our action packed fair features a full carnival midway with rides for all ages, midway games, and plenty of delicious food.

We have a great lineup of entertainment including concerts, strolling entertainers, and much more! Plus, a plethora of competitive events and exhibits. It’s the can’t miss event of the spring!

Mar
7
Thu
Honey Bee, Wine & Blues Festival @ Whispering Oaks Winery
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Honey Bee, Wine & Blues Festival @ Whispering Oaks Winery

March 7, 2024 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Honey Bee, Wine & Blues Festival
A wonderful day of Blues music & fun! Multiple Blues Bands for a great day of wine and music amongst the groves Tickets will go on Sale approximately 1 month before the Show date

Mar
9
Sat
Pine Needle Basket Class 3/9/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pine Needle Basket Class 3/9/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Traditional pine needle basketry is taught by Dade’s experienced volunteers.

All materials are provided to make a longleaf pine needle basket.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass) plus $5/person activities fee.

Mar
10
Sun
“Wingin’ It for a Cause” Hot Wing Eating Contest @ Cousin Vinnie's Family Sports Restaurant
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
"Wingin' It for a Cause" Hot Wing Eating Contest @ Cousin Vinnie's Family Sports Restaurant

Calling all Spicy Champions! Heat Up Your Appetite for a Good Cause! Are you ready to spice up your life and do some good at the same time? Get your Game On for the First Annual Wingin’ It Hot Wing Eating Contest! Register to Win Hotel Packages and More! Every entry receives Cousin Vinnie’s T-shirt and a $25 gift card to Sun Spot! Presented by Home2 Suites by Hilton and Cousin Vinnie’s Family Sports Restaurant. Call 352.355.8740 for more details!

Mar
11
Mon
Mandala Rock Painting Class 3/11/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mandala Rock Painting Class 3/11/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join expert volunteers as they teach participants how to do the historic art of mandala painting on rocks or recycled small tins.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person, For ages 12 and up.

Mar
14
Thu
St. Patrick’s Day Festival @ Lake Sumter Landing
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Patrick's Day Festival @ Lake Sumter Landing

Located throughout the streets of Lake Sumter Landing you will find several different street performers performing for your entertainment. You wont want to miss any of theses talented artists.

Mar
15
Fri
St. Patrick’s Day Festival @ Lake Sumter Landing
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Patrick's Day Festival @ Lake Sumter Landing

Located throughout the streets of Lake Sumter Landing you will find several different street performers performing for your entertainment. You wont want to miss any of theses talented artists.

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