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Art in the Park Festival today includes crafts, music and more


Art in the Park today includes crafts, music

The 28th annual "Art in the Park" Art, Craft and Music Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. The event, presented by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council, includes fine arts and crafts, a countywide student art exhibit, a free children's art activity zone and continuous entertainment. Admission is free; a $1 parking donation is requested.

Show features music of Manilow

The Hernando Performing Arts Guild presents I Am Music ... The Music of Barry Manilow at 7 p.m. today at the Hernando High School Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave. The concert will feature classic hits such as Mandy, Copacabana and I Can't Smile Without You. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25, reserved seating. Call the hotline at (352) 799-5577.

Office will just do driver's licenses

Hernando County Tax Collector Juanita Sikes has announced the opening of a driver's license-only office at 11319 Ponce de Leon Blvd., at the Florida Highway Patrol station. The office is open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. For information, call (352) 754-4230 or visit the website at


9/11 memorial pavers for sale

The Fire Department New York Retirees of Spring Hill are selling brick pavers for the 9/11 memorial on the grounds at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. The memorial is in front of the post and adjacent to the World War I and World War II memorial, across from the proposed Korean War and Vietnam War memorial site. The cost is $50 for an engraved brick paver. Each paver includes four lines, with 16 characters per line, for engraving. Checks or money orders should be made out to the 9-11-2001 Memorial Fund and mailed to P.O. Box 343, Brooksville, FL 34601. For information, call Joe Holland at (352) 686-4401.

Today's picks

Will McLean Music Fesival: 9 a.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. $20; ages 11 and younger free. (352) 465-7208.

Club 40 pylon race: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hernando Aero Modelers Field, Cemex entrance road, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. Free admission and parking. (352) 346-9948, (352) 796-0474.

Fashion Show Extravaganza for guardian ad litem program: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $30. (352) 666-8843.

Dinner and auction fundraiser: 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. $10; proceeds benefit Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen scholarships. (352) 796-0398.

Spring Fling Festival with Bob Kravos and the Boys in the Band: Goulash dinner available for separate cost. 6-10 p.m. $10 admission. (989) 768-0031.

'Music Man': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15; $8 for students. (352) 683-5113.

Art in the Park Festival today includes crafts, music and more

03/09/12 [Last modified: Friday, March 9, 2012 8:39pm]
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