Things to do in Hernando County Week of July 23 – July 29, 2015

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Music Under the Oaks at The Farm
6:00-11:00pm. The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476 west of US-98), Brooksville, 34601. Enjoy Open Mic Night in the fresh air with folks you know and new friends you’ll meet. Bring a covered dish to share, your chair and your own beverage, along with your acoustic instruments, voice, poetry, stories and a smile! Admission and primitive camping by donation. 352-424-2655 /

Friday, July 24 – Saturday, July 25, 2015
Ghost Tour
8:00-10:00pm. May-Stringer Historical Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville, 34601. Legend has it that the 160-year old former residence of pioneer Frank Saxon is still inhabited by some of its residents, including three-year old Jessie May Saxon. Hand-held cameras and recording devices allowed. Tour is by reservation only, $20.00 per person (cash only). 352-556-9571 /

Friday, July 24, 2015
Tech Tutors
2:30-4:30pm. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Brooksville, 34602. Not quite sure how to use your electronic device? Do you have tech questions or concerns? Grab your gadget and stop by; your Hernando County Public Library System is here to help! Your library offers one-on-one instruction in the Tech Tutors program! Bring in any hand-held, self-contained device along with any questions you would like to have answered. Just drop in between 2:30-4:30 pm for one-on-one help. For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Universi-Tea Princess Tea Etiquette Certification

Universi-Tea Princess Tea Etiquette Certification
11:00am-12:30pm. The Tilted Teacup, 103 S. Saxon Avenue, Brooksville, 34601. Your little princess is invited to a special event just for her! She’ll enjoy her very own “Little Angel Tea,” and wear her very own tiara while participating in an interactive tea etiquette class, and table-setting class. At the conclusion of the classes, she’ll take the “Princess Oath” and receive a Certificate. The Little Angel Tea includes a teapot sandwich of choice, a scone, dessert and lightly sweetened Berry-Berry iced tea. Universi-Tea “tuition” is $20.00 per Princess, ages six to 10. Mom and Dad are welcome to make a reservation to dine while class is in session. To make a Princess Tea Etiquette reservation, call 352-593-4111.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Dinner and Presentation: The Alaskan Gold Rush of 1897

The Alaskan Gold Rush of 1897
6:00-8:30pm. Chinsegut Hill Retreat, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, Brooksville, 34601. The Friends of Chinsegut Hill invite you to join them in the dining room for a sumptuous five course meal featuring Alaskan signature dishes. The evening includes a presentation on Chinsegut’s very own gold miner, Raymond Robins and his adventures to Alaska in August of 1897. Tickets are $35.00 per person; seating is limited, so be sure to call early for your ticket reservation. To purchase tickets, call 352-754-5400, or email

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Hernando County Farmer’s Market
10:00am-3:00pm. 2450 Commercial Way (US-19) in the Rural King Parking Lot, Spring Hill, 34606. Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more. 352-232-4241 /

Saturday, July 25, 2015
The “Last” Ratt Run

Ratt Run
Registration, 10:00-11:30am; Kickstands up, 11:30am. R Place, 25 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Brooksville, 34601. The Freedom Chapter of ABATE of Florida, Inc. invites you to join them on the Dice Run, and ride the beautiful roads of Hernando County. Registration is $20.00 per riding couple. Dice Run cards, $10.00 each; additional cards, $5.00 each. Ride leaves from R Place, making five additional stops before ending at Rebar, 10123 N Broad Street, Brooksville. Last bike in at 5:00pm, and Dice Run winners will be announced at 5:30pm; you must be present to win. Membership and safety information will be available. For more information, call 352-584-1278.

Saturday, July 25 – Sunday, July, 26, 2015
Airport Flea Market and Farmer’s Market
8:00am-3:00pm. 17375 Spring Hill Drive (just west of US-41), Spring Hill, 34604. Shop for what you need and find a bargain at the same time! Approximately 100 vendors offer everything from housewares, tools, collectibles, cosmetics, craft items, recreational items and fresh-from-the-farm goodies. For information, call 352-796-0268.

Tuesday, July 29, 2015
Murder Mystery Party
4:00-6:00pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608. ‘Tweens and Teens — you’re invited to a fun-filled, brain-teasing party where you’ll unmask the mystery at the Library. While you’re attending a fabulous party, it all goes wrong. Becoming a detective, it will be up to you to interview the suspects, figure out who committed the “crime,” and unmask them! The free program is designed for children ages 12 to 18. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required. To register, or for information, call 352-754-4043, or visit

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