THREE Historic homes open for tours today
The General Federation of Women's Clubs/Brooksville Woman's Club will present its 12th annual Historic Tour of Homes today. Three tours will be available, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., leaving from the city parking lot on S Main Street, just off Broad Street. Three historic homes will be open for tours, as well as the Brooksville Woman's Club, where hot apple cider and homemade cookies will be served. Tickets are $12. Call Yvonne Malone at (352) 796-6026 or (352) 848-7988.
SPCA shelter in need of supplies
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Hernando County has a "Christmas wish list." Among the items: large shed; computer; cat condos and scratch poles; dog and cat collars and leashes; kitten powder milk formula; cat litter; dog, cat, puppy and kitten food (wet and dry). The shelter, at 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville, is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. (352) 596-7000 or spcahernando1.org.
Clothing, toys free for the needy
Second Chance Restoration Ministries will host a "Free Day" for the needy at 10 a.m. Saturday at 19235 Cortez Blvd., in Killingsworth Plaza. There will be a giveaway of new and used clothing, shoes, toys, electronics and other items. Complimentary refreshments, such as hot dogs, chips and drinks. Call (352) 585-6083.
Santa's Grove Winter Wonderland: 4-8 p.m., theGrove Events Venue, 8485 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. $5 children, $2 adults. (352) 610-8485.
Hernando Jazz Society Holiday Celebration: 1:30 p.m., Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. $9 nonmembers. RSVP to (352) 666-6888, ext. 504.
BarlowGirl in Concert: 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., Brooksville. $17 at the door; $25 to meet the band before the concert. (352) 796-3363.