Sign-up ends today for hospital golf tourney
Today is the deadline to register for the annual Oak Hill Hospital Golf Tournament to benefit United Way of Hernando County, which will be Nov. 13 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. A shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $60 for individual golfers, which includes golf, gifts and lunch. Team sponsorships are $300, which includes golf for four players, program recognition, a recognition plaque, player gifts and lunch. Other sponsorships are also available. For details, call (352) 597-3053.
New Beginnings crisis center holds reception
A New Beginnings Youth Shelter Appreciation Reception will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the new Crystal Ballroom at the Residence at Timber Pines (east entrance), 3140 Forest Road.
The reception is to thank past and future supporters of New Beginnings, a crisis shelter in Brooksville helping runaway and at-risk youth in Hernando, Sumter and Citrus counties. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by Oct. 30; call Martha Gonzalez or Roberto Quiroz at (352) 797-7566.
Methodist Women hosting fall bazaar
The United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church will host a Seasonal Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at the church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive. The bazaar will include crafts for all seasons and holidays, as well as handmade items, home decor and jewelry. There will be a bake sale and food will be available, such as donuts, bagels, hot dogs, chili and ice cream. For information, call (352) 683-9505.
Bluegrass/County Gospel Jam Nov. 7
A Bluegrass and Country Gospel Jam will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 in the fellowship hall next to Faith Fellowship Church, 19255 Campground Road, off Cobb Road. All ages are welcome to sing, play an instrument or just listen. Light refreshments will be served. Those wishing to play an instrument should arrive at 1:30 p.m. to set up. For information, contact Cheryl or Tom Dickson at (352) 796-6589 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coin lovers, fall show is set for Nov. 7 and 8
The West Hernando Coin Club will host its Fall Coins and Collectibles Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Admission and parking will be free. Food and drinks will be available. Coins will be sold, purchased and appraised, including gold, silver, U.S. and foreign coins, and paper money.There will be free hourly door prizes and a free gold drawing. For information, call Vincent, (352) 428-4564.
Get a glimpse of olden times at Pioneer Day
The annual Pioneer Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville.
The free family event will include a variety of living arts demonstrations of the past, such as hand-cranked ice cream, broom-making, lumberjack demonstration, spinning and cider press demonstration, as well as horse-drawn wagon rides, butter churning, rope-making, open-hearth cooking and archery exhibits. There will be games and contests, such as kids' sack races, watermelon seed-spitting contest for the men, a skillet-throwing contest for the women and a pie-eating contest for all ages.
The event is free. Food will be available and in-service credit is available for teachers. For information, call (352) 754-6722. Visit online at myfwc.com/recreation/chinsegut_nature_center_index.htm.
Democrats hold their yearly FDR-JFK Dinner
The Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee will host the annual FDR-JFK Dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, 510 East Hartford St.
The event will include cocktails, a silent auction and dinner. The speaker is Dan Ruth, a columnist for the St. Petersburg Times.
The dinner entree choice is sliced London broil, crumbed grouper or chicken amandine.
The event is black tie optional. Tickets are $50 each. Proceeds go toward the campaigns of local and national Democratic candidates, many who will be in attendance.
For reservations, contact Johann Lee at (352) 270-8056 or email@example.com.
Craving Cajun? This concert's for you
A concert performance with Cajun Dave will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road.
The Louisiana-born-and-raised entertainer, whose real name is Dave Becnel, has a New Orleans sound and a variety of talents — he sings, plays the fiddle, squeeze box, island drums, mandolin, spoons, washboard and more. He has worked with stars such as Ray Price, Roy Clark, Jerry Reed, Johnny Paycheck and Mel Tillis.
Tickets are $10. Seating is limited. Call Louise at (352) 597-4403, Terry at (352) 597-2548 or Audrey at (352) 592-4831.
The event is sponsored by the Highpoint Ladies Fire Auxiliary, with proceeds to benefit the Hernando Highpoint Volunteer Fire Department.
Kings Bay Rotary will host Stone Crab Jam
Kings Bay Rotary Charitable Foundation will present the annual Stone Crab Jam from 4 to 11 p.m. Nov. 7 at West Citrus Avenue in Crystal River.
The event will include blues, country, jazz, reggae and rock bands, a chowder cook-off and a variety of food and refreshments. There will also be arts, crafts and retail vendors participating.
General admission to the event is $5. VIP tickets are available for $50, which includes VIP parking, VIP restrooms, complimentary drink tickets, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, massages and more. Call (352) 795-0784 or visit www.stonecrabjam.com.
Belated Halloween Party set for Nov. 7
Brookridge Social Dance will host a Belated Halloween Party from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St.
Music will be provided by Diane and Mitch.
Guests can bring their own beverages. Coffee, hot tea and ice will be provided throughout the evening. Donuts will be served at about 9:30 p.m.
Tickets are $5.
For more information and reservations, call Dot at (352) 597-0723.