downtown STREET TO CLOSE SATURDAY FOR two EVENTS
A portion of downtown Main Street, from Jefferson to Broad streets, will be closed most of Saturday for two events hosted by the Brooksville Business Alliance. Market on Main Street will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Fifth and Blues on Main will be from 5 to 10 p.m. The market includes vendors selling fresh produce, antiques, collectibles and a variety of other items. The evening event, which is held when there is a fifth Saturday in the month, will feature live music. Downtown businesses will be open during the event. For information about either event, call Lisa Callea at (352) 428-9275.
Plant growers, this show's just for you
County residents are invited to show off their prized plants at the horticulture show during the Hernando County Fair, April 6-14 at the fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Plants may be entered in these categories: bromeliads/orchids/air plants; cacti/succulents; bonsai; dish gardens/terrariums; foliage plants; woody ornamentals; African violets; hanging baskets; containerized flowering annuals and perennials; staghorn ferns; container-grown vegetables; and 4-H/youth. Entries will be accepted from 4 to 6 p.m. April 5. They must stay on display throughout the fair, and can be picked up from 1 to 4:30 p.m. April 15. A maximum of three plants per category, per entrant, will be accepted for judging. For a registration form, visit hernando countyfair.com or call the Hernando County Cooperative Extension at (352) 754-4433.
Hernando County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Hernando County Environmentally Sensitive Lands Committee, 5 p.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.
Spring Hill Art League artist reception: Featuring artists Sharon Bray and Frances Childs. 5 to 7 p.m., Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. Free. (352) 799-9690.