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Feb
18
Sun
Brown’s Strawberry Festival @ Brown & Brown Farms
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am โ€“ 4:00 pm
Brown's Strawberry Festival @ Brown & Brown Farms

Come To Brown & Brown Farm’s Annual Strawberry Festival For EVERYTHING Strawberry And MAXIMUM Fun For All! ๐Ÿ“
Winners of Best Of The 352 last year for Annual Event/Festival and Attraction, our Strawberry Festival is taking place on February 10th & 11th, 17th & 18th, 10am โ€“ 4pm each day!

Create memories, by bringing friends and family to enjoy the fun festivities which include:
A Bountiful U-Pick Strawberry Field with Delicious Strawberries! ๐Ÿ“
Enjoy Homemade Strawberry Milkshakes, Ice Cream, Strawberry Lemonade, Strawberry Slushies, Snow Cones & More! ๐Ÿง
Tuck In To Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Donuts & Funnel Cakes, Strawberry Chicken Wraps, Steak Cheeseburgers, Chicken Tenders, Giant Pretzels & More! ๐Ÿ”
Wander among the variety of Craft Vendors selling an array of cool stuff!๐Ÿ›๏ธ
Enjoy the Music ๐ŸŽถ
Pet and Feed the Cute Farm Animals in our Petting Zoo ๐Ÿ
Ride around the Farm on our Beeline Express and Grain Train, or take a Tractor Ride to our Store ๐Ÿš‚
Activities include: Jumping Pillows, Giant Corn Pit, Bubble Stations, Tire Play, Giant Slides, Swings, Human Foosball, Spider Web, Rock Wall, Corn Snake, Tiny Town & More! ๐Ÿ›
Face Painting (extra charge) ๐ŸŽจ
Regular Candy Cannon Launches ๐Ÿฌ
Visits from the characters of Star Wars ๐Ÿš€
Lots of Free and Beautiful Photo Ops
Take home some Professional Printed Photos (including digital copies) courtesy of our friends, Sensational Selfies (extra charge) ๐Ÿ“ท

Feb
19
Mon
Line Dancing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm โ€“ 2:00 pm
Line Dancing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Enjoy an introductory line dancing class with our expert volunteer dancer.

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

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

Feb
20
Tue
Dade Bird Walk 02/20 @ Dade Battlefield
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am โ€“ 11:30 am
Dade Bird Walk 02/20 @ Dade Battlefield

Fall bird migrants have started to move into Dade Battlefield for their wintering grounds.ย  Bring binoculars or borrow some from the park to see these avian visitors as well as our resident birds.ย  Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass). Bring a hat, sunscreen, water and insect repellent.

Feb
24
Sat
Strawberry Festival @ Brownwood Paddock Square
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am โ€“ 9:00 pm
Historical Fashion Show @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm โ€“ 4:00 pm
Historical Fashion Show @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join us as we present our history through a historical fashion show. From the late 1700’s – 1950’s we will have live models displaying historical fashions with commentary by our master of ceremonies. Light refreshment will be served. Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida annual park pass.

2024 Historical Fashion Show Flyer

Feb
25
Sun
Strawberry Festival @ Brownwood Paddock Square
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am โ€“ 4:00 pm
Feb
26
Mon
Project WILD for Kids – “Lights Out!” @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am โ€“ 12:00 pm
Project WILD for Kids - "Lights Out!" @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Get WILD with your students at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park each month in an immersive educational experience utilizing both indoor and outdoor activities teaching natureโ€™s mysteries in a fun and engaging way!ย 

Each month we will use curricula from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissionโ€™s Project and Aquatic WILD.ย 

Cost is free for this educational event.

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

Feb
28
Wed
Woodcarving by Nature Coast Carving Club @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm โ€“ 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 โ€“ 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 โ€“ call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Nearly Diamond-Tribute to Neil Diamond @ Whispering Oaks Winery
Feb 29 @ 5:00 pm โ€“ 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. โ€œSolitary Man,โ€ โ€œForever in Blue Jeans,โ€ and โ€œCherry, Cherry,โ€ are just a few of the unforgettable hits from this living legend! After this NEARLY DIAMOND experience, youโ€™re sure to [โ€ฆ]

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