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Jan
19
Fri
Palm Weaving/Boondoggle Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Palm Weaving/Boondoggle Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Learn how to make palm/palmetto frond crafts with expert instruction from experienced palm weavers. Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person. Pre-registration is required.

Jan
20
Sat
Dutch Oven Cooking @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Dutch Oven Cooking @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join us for a Dutch oven class where we will learn Dutch oven techniques, make several cast-iron dishes and then sample them.

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

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

Jan
22
Mon
Line Dancing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 22 @ 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.

Jan
27
Sat
Dade Quilt Show @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dade Quilt Show @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Participants can enter quilts – $5 display fee for each item, up to 5 items.  Call for applications.  Quilt show will also include quilting demonstrations and vendors, button art, natural fiber art, and concession stand.

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

Dade Quilt Show Flyer 2024

Jan
31
Wed
Silk Scarf Printing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Silk Scarf Printing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join expert volunteers as we learn how to imprint designs from silk ties on to white silk scarves. All materials are provided. 
Cost is $3/vehicle or Annual Florida State Park pass plus $5/person. Pre-registration is required.

Feb
3
Sat
Traditional Garden Tea @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Traditional Garden Tea @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Traditional Garden Tea under the majestic oaks. Food and accoutrements (hats and the like) will be provided during the event.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $20/person.

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

Rain Date is February 10th.

Feb
8
Thu
Pine Needle Basket Class 2/8/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pine Needle Basket Class 2/8/24 @ 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.

Broken Hearts-Tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers @ Whispering Oaks Winery
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Broken Hearts-Tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers @ Whispering Oaks Winery

February 8, 2024 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Broken Hearts-Tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
The Broken Hearts pays tribute to the music and spirit of Tom Petty (and the Heartbreakers) featuring a best-of & more catalog ranging from Petty’s early years to his latter solo albums & side projects including The Traveling Wilburys. To our knowledge, The Broken Hearts are the ONLY Tom Petty Tribute to feature direct lineage to the […]

Feb
10
Sat
Arts & Crafts Show @ Spanish Springs Town Square
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Arts & Crafts Show @ Spanish Springs Town Square

With a quaint, Southwestern look and feel, Spanish Springs Town Square in The Villages® community is a great community offering something for everyone. From shopping and dining, both indoors and out, to movie theaters and live entertainment daily, Spanish Springs provides the ultimate weekend of adventure for residents and visitors. A centralized location at one of The Villages® community’s main centers of entertainment, shopping, and dining is one reason why this show is so wildly successful. The Villages® community has come to know that our shows are always high quality and consistent which is why they come to us in droves.

Brown’s Strawberry Festival @ Brown & Brown Farms
Feb 10 @ 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) 📷

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