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Auction planned to help restore old courthouse

An auction to raise money for the old Citrus County Courthouse restoration will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Old Courthouse.

The featured auction item is a 1993 Infinity, described as in excellent condition. The car can be seen today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Courthouse.

Other items to be auctioned will include Elvis Presley memorabilia, artworks, eight golf packages, and gift certificates from area restaurants. There also will be a 15-minute air tour, a kayak tour for two, an auto care package and four passes to Disney World.

For information on the auction items, call 637-9927.

Another event coming up in the Courthouse Square area is the Italian Street Festival, scheduled for 2 p.m. Feb. 19 on the grounds of the Little Italy Deli on N Apopka.

The festival will feature Italian food, a fashion show and music.

Featured entertainers will include Tarik Baluk and baritone singer Jason Garcia. Accordion music and a dance recital at 5 p.m. by a children's troupe also will be included.

For information, call 726-5044.