Things to do in Hernando County this weekend 20140515

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Things to do in Hernando County this weekend 20140515
Food Truck Fiesta

Food and a flick

Gather the family for an outdoor evening of unique food and a movie at the Food Truck Fiesta and a Flick, at 5 p.m. today at Weeki Wachee High School, 12150 Vespa Way, Weeki Wachee. There will be activities and games for the kids, unique eats from the food trucks, and a free movie on the lawn. (Bring lawn chairs.) Beverages and movie snacks will be available from the Booster Club.

For details, call (352) 796-0697 or visit

Fallen officers honored

The annual Hernando County Fallen Officer Law Enforcement Memorial Barbecue and Bike Ride is set for Saturday at Lonnie Coburn Park, 19340 Oliver St., Brooksville.

Join motorcycle riders in honor of fallen officers of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Department and then stay for a barbecue lunch for $5 a plate. Registration is at 11 a.m. and kickstands up at noon. Afternoon activities include live music by the Blues Pig Band, a live auction and door prizes. Bike ride registration is $20 per bike.

For information, call (352) 346-1846.

Family Beach Bash

Join the Friends of Weeki Wachee for a Family Beach Bash from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Buccaneer Bay, 6131 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Admission is $5 per person with under 2 free. Geared for elementary-aged children and younger, the Beach Bash features water fun, music, raffles/prizes and food. Proceeds benefit park improvements.

Admission is $5 per person with under 2 free. For information, call (352) 352-1612 or (352) 345-9787.

Super car show

The Sunshine State Muscle Car Club presents its 12th annual Spring Super Car Show this Sunday at Brooksville Transmission & Complete Automotive Care Center, 16402 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. The annual spring show features car show awards, a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, games, door prizes, food and entertainment. Car show entry is $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the show. The public is invited and admission is free.

For details, call (352) 796-1270 and visit

Stage West’s ‘Best Little Whorehouse’

Stage West Community Playhouse’s production of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” continues today through Sunday at 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Show times are 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, and tickets are $15 per person.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call (352) 683-5113, or visit

Charity golf tourney assists education

Hernando County Education Foundation hosts its inaugural Charity Golf Tournament, “Tee Up for Education,” with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. today at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Brooksville. The cost is $75 per person and includes a round of golf, cart, dinner and silent auction. Par and hole sponsorships are available.

For information and tickets, visit

Former NPR host conducts jazz series

Former NPR Jazz Radio Announcer Peter LaMattina hosts the free music series, “It’s Jazz,” about the golden age of jazz music, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today at Spring Hill Branch Library, 9022 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit

Dance features PJ the DJ Lobato

The Arc Nature Coast hosts a Spring Fling Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. today at the Arc Nature Coast Education Center, 6495 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The cost is $5 per person, with music by PJ the DJ Lobato. There will be door prizes, refreshments and food.

For information, call Nancy Stubbs at (352) 544-2322, ext. 109.

Free Football camp offered in Spring Hill

Horace “Hi-C” Copeland presents a free football camp (non contact) for ages 5 through 16 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Anderson Snow Complex, 1360 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. Registration is limited to the first 300 campers. Camp T-shirts will be for sale at registration.

To pre-register, call Hernando County Parks & Recreation at (352) 754-4031.

Film traces journey of Italian immigrants

Sons of Italy Nature Coast Lodge 2502 presents the documentary film “Pane Amaro” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. The film is about the journey of Italian Americans from despised immigrants to honored citizens. For information, call Larry at (352) 398-3506 or Gene at (352) 684-7460.

Temple Beth David has ‘The Leading Ladies’

“The Leading Ladies,” a fast-paced fully staged production of Broadway favorites starring Dee Etta Rowe and Mary Anne Edwards, is being presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. Tickets are $20 and include free refreshments. For tickets, call (352) 686-7034.

Jazz Society presents season-ender show

Hernando Jazz Society wraps up its 2013-2014 season with a musical performance titled “See You in September,” from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Admission for non-members is $10 per person or $15 per couple, and HJS members are admitted free. The Sioux City Grill will offer a cash bar and buffet (not included with admission). Several cash scholarships will be awarded to recent audition winners from grades 9 through 12. These talented youngsters also will perform. New members and musicians are welcome.

For information, call Bill McLoughlin at (352) 799-9690.

Health Fair set at Spring Hill YMCA

YMCA of the Suncoast hosts its eighth annual Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Hernando County Branch, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The free event is open to the community and offers vital health screenings.

For information, call (352) 688-9622 or stop by member services.

American Legion to honor veterans

Members of American Legion Auxiliary 186, Spring Hill, will place Flags on the graves of veterans at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Brooksville Cemetery, 1275 Olmes Road, Brooksville. The Auxiliary along with and other organizations will be placing 600 American flags. The public is welcome.

For information, call (352) 799-4464.