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Feb
13
Tue
Mardi Gras Festival @ Lake Sumter Landing
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mardi Gras 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.

Mardi Grove Bash @ Sawgrass Grove
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mardi Grove Bash @ Sawgrass Grove

Come dressed in your Mardi Gras best!

Featuring New Orleans based Brown Bag Brass Band.
Food and drink specials include hurricanes, Shrimp Po’Boy & Jambalaya.

Join us early for our happy hour from 3-5pm!

Parking will be limited and available first come, first served. Please consider carpooling, doubling up, driving your golf cars, bike or walking if you live nearby. Please arrive early and expect a large crowd, the Sawgrass Grove area will be in full swing. No overnight parking.

Feb
14
Wed
Valentine’s Day 2024 @ Whispering Oaks Winery
Feb 14 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Valentine's Day 2024 @ Whispering Oaks Winery

Happy Valentine’s Day from Whispering Oaks Winery

3 Course Dinner Including a Glass of Wine* or Beer

$60 per person

Course One:
Choose from
Soup or Garden Salad

Course Two:
Choose from
Citrus Grilled Jumbo Shrimp with Fresh Mango Relish
10oz Rib Eye with Caramelized Onion and Herb Butter 10oz Rib Eye with Caramelized Onion and Herb Butter
Grilled Beef Filet Medallions with ‘Tango’ Red Onion Marmalade
Surf & Turf of Grilled Shrimp & 4 oz Filet with sangria Reduction
Chicken Piccata

Dessert:
Blueberry Cobbler with Lemon Cake
Cheesecake with Berry Compote
Devil’s Chocolate Cake
Tiramisu

Served with Dinner rolls, Garlic Mash & Green Bean & Baby Carrots

*Wine Selections Include one of the following:
Delightfully Dry, Wildly Mild, Sensationally Sweet, Sassy Sangria, or Cha-Cha Chocolate

Make a Reservation

Feb
15
Thu
A Road Back in Time @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
A Road Back in Time @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

1800’s history comes to life through demonstrations, reenactors and hands-on activities. Event is free for all school groups (homeschool, private and public and their chaperones). No lunch provided, picnic facilities are available. Please RSVP if you are coming with a group.

Feb
17
Sat
Brown’s Strawberry Festival @ Brown & Brown Farms
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 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! 🍓
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 – 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! 🍓
Enjoy Homemade Strawberry Milkshakes, Ice Cream, Strawberry Lemonade, Strawberry Slushies, Snow Cones & More! 🍧
Tuck In To Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Donuts & Funnel Cakes, Strawberry Chicken Wraps, Steak Cheeseburgers, Chicken Tenders, Giant Pretzels & More! 🍔
Wander among the variety of Craft Vendors selling an array of cool stuff!🛍️
Enjoy the Music 🎶
Pet and Feed the Cute Farm Animals in our Petting Zoo 🐐
Ride around the Farm on our Beeline Express and Grain Train, or take a Tractor Ride to our Store 🚂
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! 🛝
Face Painting (extra charge) 🎨
Regular Candy Cannon Launches 🍬
Visits from the characters of Star Wars 🚀
Lots of Free and Beautiful Photo Ops
Take home some Professional Printed Photos (including digital copies) courtesy of our friends, Sensational Selfies (extra charge) 📷

February 2024 Cruise-In @ Spanish Springs Town Square
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
February 2024 Cruise-In @ Spanish Springs Town Square

The Featured Car Club may park their cars at 2:45pm. Residents of The Villages may enter from 3-4pm or until the first 150 forms are handed out. The General Public may enter starting at 4pm or after the first 150 forms have been handed out. All cars must register after entering with registration ending at 6pm. Once parked, registrants are not permitted to leave until the show is over.
Vehicles with a model year of 30 years or older are permitted entry. “For Sale” signs may only be displayed in the back seats of a car. No flame throwing, tire burning, or engine revving is allowed.

Wildwood Comedy Show @ Warfield Auditorium
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Wildwood Comedy Show @ Warfield Auditorium

$10.00/person 21+ Only

A laugh-out-loud, side-splitting, hilarious, comedy show! Food trucks will be on site and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Reservations required.

Feb
18
Sun
Brown’s Strawberry Festival @ Brown & Brown Farms
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 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! 🍓
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 – 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! 🍓
Enjoy Homemade Strawberry Milkshakes, Ice Cream, Strawberry Lemonade, Strawberry Slushies, Snow Cones & More! 🍧
Tuck In To Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Donuts & Funnel Cakes, Strawberry Chicken Wraps, Steak Cheeseburgers, Chicken Tenders, Giant Pretzels & More! 🍔
Wander among the variety of Craft Vendors selling an array of cool stuff!🛍️
Enjoy the Music 🎶
Pet and Feed the Cute Farm Animals in our Petting Zoo 🐐
Ride around the Farm on our Beeline Express and Grain Train, or take a Tractor Ride to our Store 🚂
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! 🛝
Face Painting (extra charge) 🎨
Regular Candy Cannon Launches 🍬
Visits from the characters of Star Wars 🚀
Lots of Free and Beautiful Photo Ops
Take home some Professional Printed Photos (including digital copies) courtesy of our friends, Sensational Selfies (extra charge) 📷

Feb
19
Mon
Line Dancing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 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 – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

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

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

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