Get tickets now for new season of performing arts
Season tickets are available for the Community Performing Arts Series at Mariner United Methodist Church. Season tickets are $60 per person. The first performance of the season will be "A Tribute to Liberace," starring Martin Preston, with showtimes at 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14. Distribution of subscriber tickets will be from 9 a.m. to noon today, Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 at the church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. For information, call Phyllis at (352) 544-1068.
Carbon emissions law is town meeting topic
The Hernando County Republican Executive Committee and Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative will host a joint town meeting to discuss the effects of "Cap and Trade," the proposed federal carbon emissions legislation. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, off Anderson Snow Road. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.
VFW throwing party with Vic Thompkins
Vic Thompkins and VTO will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Doors open at 4 p.m. A cash bar and food will be available. Tickets are $10. For advance tickets, call (352) 597-5155.
Donations needed for new Christmas decor
The Brooksville Beautification Board has kicked off its annual fundraiser to replace Christmas decorations that have fallen into disrepair. The goal is to replace the old utility pole decorations with new energy-efficient lighted wreaths. Funding will rely entirely on community support. To make a donation or for information, call Lindsay Morgan at (352) 540-3810 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cleanup set for Lake Lindsey Cemetery
The semiannual cleanup at Lake Lindsey Cemetery will be 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Volunteers are needed. The cemetery is across from Eden Baptist Church, 22308 Lake Lindsey Road. For information, call the church at (352) 796-3855.
Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Televised on Bright House cable Ch. 622.
Hernando County Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1:30 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Brooksville Founders Week celebration:
• Victorian Tea, noon to 3 p.m., Brooksville Woman's Club, 131 S Main St. $7.
• Guided walking tours of Brooksville Cemetery, 6 p.m., 1275 Olmes Road. Free. (352) 540-3810.
'Florida's Fall Colors' horticulture class: 6:30 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 754-4433.
Storytime program: 10:15 a.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Avenue, Brooksville. For children 3 to 5 years old. Free. (352) 540-6391.