Neighborhoods

Citrus County

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Florida Panther Exhibit Opens

    In part of Florida Panther Month, Yuma the endangered Florida Panther kitten will be released into his refurbished habitat.

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    Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park: 4150 S Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, 34446

  • Red Mule Runners Labor Day McKethan Lake 5K

    Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m.; the race starts at 8. Awards will be given to overall male and female winners, masters male and female winners, first through third place in various age divisions, and first through fifth place for the 14-19 age group. Refreshments and fresh fruit will be provided by Murphy's Market.

    Price: $27 in advance and $30 on race day; T-shirts will be guaranteed to all preregistered runners.

    Withlacochee State Trail: 315 N Apopka Ave., Inverness, 34450

  • Harvest Moon Craft Show

    Indoor and outdoor show. Each crafter has donated an item for raffles to be held every half hour. Refreshments available throughout the day. Hosted by the Citrus County Craft Council. Proceeds to benefit 832 K-9's Deputy Dogs of Inverness; dedicated to the memory of Deputy Kody Snodgrass (Badge No. 832), the nonprofit foundation that trains bloodhounds for use by law enforcement for search and rescue.

    Price: Free parking, admission.

    Citrus County Auditorium: 3610 S Florida Ave., Inverness, 34450

  • Speak Up Homosassa Springs

    The Florida Conservation Coalition presents this environmental awareness and education event to call action toward protecting and restoring the waters of Citrus County. There will be various discussions, nature activities, presentations and music provided by the Magic Bus Band. Sen. Bob Graham will also be in attendance. Those attending also have an opportunity to enjoy the amenities of the park, including the floating underwater observatory, manatees, red wolves, a 6-month old Florida panther, as well as other wildlife and exhibits.

    Price: There is no admission charge to the park for this event.

    Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park: 4150 S Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, 34446

  • Friday Night Thunder

    The cruise-in includes cars and trucks from all decades, including classics, antique and sports, to imports and more. There is music, prizes, food, drink and activities.

    Price: Free.

    City of Inverness Historic Courthouse Square: 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, 34450

Restaurants:

  • Vintage On 5th


    Cuisine: Seafood upscale, Southern
    Features: Outdoor seating

    Citrus County: 114 NE Fifth St., Crystal River, 34429

    Set in a rehabbed 1940s church, Vintage is preoccupied by the grape, offering 20 pours by the glass and lots of liquid temptations, duly sanctioned by the Wine Spectator. Still, it goes far…

  • Frank's Restaurant


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Children's menu

    Citrus County: 2780 N Florida Ave., Hernando, 34442

  • Marguerita Grill


    Cuisine: American casual, Deli, Seafood casual
    Features: Outdoor seating

    Citrus County: 10200 W Halls River Road, Homosassa, 34448

    With indoor and outdoor seating this Homosassa favorite serves seafood, steaks and sandwiches. And if you're arriving by boat, get there early because it has only five slips.…

  • Beef'O'Brady's (Crystal River)


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Children's menu, Kid-friendly, Sports

    Citrus County: 6738 W Gulf to Lake Highway, Crystal River, 34429

    The now 270+ strong chain of family pubs started in Brandon. Founder Jim Mellody was a transplanted Pennsylvanian who tried a steakhouse, but when that didn't work, he added his mother's…

  • Beef'O'Brady's (Inverness)


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Children's menu, Kid-friendly, Sports

    Citrus County: 1231 Highway 41 N, Inverness, 34450

    The now 270+ strong chain of family pubs started in Brandon. Founder Jim Mellody was a transplanted Pennsylvanian who tried a steakhouse, but when that didn't work, he added his mother's…

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