A harvest of Halloween fun coming up
The 20th anniversary Halloween Harvest Festival will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. There will be a haunted house, games, Kidzone and hayrides available for various prices. There will also be face painting and food available. Friday's activities include a pet masquerade at 7 p.m. (registration at 6:30 p.m.), followed by a pet parade; the entry fee is $1. There will be a group costume contest (two or more people) at 8 p.m.; the entry fee is $5. Saturday's activities include the Spooktacular costume contest at 7:30 p.m. (register at 6:30 p.m.) for children 12 and younger, in various age groups; the entry fee is $1. Call (352) 754-4031.
Tickets on sale for Vets Dinner Dance
Tickets are available for the Veterans Dinner Dance from 6 to 11 p.m. Nov. 7 at Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd. It includes music by the Southern Comfort Band. Also, American Legion Post 186 Auxiliary Juniors will entertain. Dinner is chicken. Tickets are $10. Call Gail at (352) 799-4464, Kathy at (352) 796-7083, Jean at (352) 540-9080 or Kathleen at (352) 688-1388.
Shrine Club needs yard sale items
The Hernando County Shrine Club is seeking donations of items for its yard sale, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31 at the club, 13400 Montour St., off Sunshine Grove Road. Donations can include antiques, collectibles, small appliances, housewares, tools, books and other items. To set a time for dropoffs or pickups, call Jack at (352) 666-4980 or Fred at (352) 597-1703.
Library Toddler Time, Storytime programs: Toddler Time (for ages 18-35 months) is at 10 a.m.; Storytime (for ages 3 to 5 years) is at 11 a.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 540-6391.
"What to Do While Your Landscape Sleeps" horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 754-4433.