NRA club hosts dinner, auction fundraiser
The Hernando County Friends of NRA will host a fundraiser supper and auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at Heffernan Hall at St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd. There will be live and silent auctions, and special drawings of limited-edition firearms, custom knives, limited edition art and other items. Guests will also have a chance to purchase the 2009 Friends of NRA Gun of the Year Ruger Vaquero matched set or the Kimber Freedom Defender Ultra Carry II 45 ACP. Sponsorships are available. Tickets to the event are $40 and must be purchased in advance; no tickets will be available at the door. Call Tonya Harmon at (352) 796-4100, Billie Potter at (352) 428-2857 or P.C. Thomas at (352) 279-8793.
See quilt show at Botanical Gardens
The Quilts in Bloom show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave. The show, presented by the Hernando County Quilters' Guild and Spring Hill Garden Club, includes a display of more than 150 quilts, live music, refreshments, quilt and plant raffles, and vendors selling quilting supplies. Admission is $4. For information, call (352) 683-9933.
4-H Centennial Festival: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-4433.
African-American Club Oldies But Goodies Dance Party: 7-11 p.m., SNPJ Hall, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $10. (352) 597-8098 or (352) 596-3694.
BBQ and Craft Fair: Craft fair starts at 10 a.m., free barbecue 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Spring Oaks Assisted Living Facility, 7215 Grove Road, Brooksville. (352) 592-1150.
Brookridge Good Times Line Dance Club Social: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. $4. (352) 397-6088.
Ethnic Festival: Noon-10 p.m., St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free parking and admission.
Junktique, baked good sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee.
Kids Day at CMA: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Croom Motorcycle Area's new training area, off Cortez Boulevard, east of Brooksville.
Springstead High School Football Flea Market: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Apostolic Church Treasure and Trash Sale: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.
Suncoast Christian Church yard sale: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 8449 Cobb Road, Brooksville.
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