Things to do this weekend in Hernando County 20140327

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High flying canines
The Central Florida Disc & Dog Club presents the Skyhounds Classic Qualifier, a prelude to the U.S. Disc Dog Nationals, at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road in Spring Hill. Come out to cheer the teams and witness the competitiveness of high flying discs vs. high jumping dogs.

For details, call (863) 815-3741 or visit

Plant sale is set

The annual Spring Plant Sale hosted by Hernando County Master Gardeners is happening from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. Plants for sale include trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials and Florida native plants. Proceeds will be used to maintain and grow the Hernando County Master Gardener program and fund school gardening in Hernando County. For information, call (352) 754-4433.

Meet the modelers

The Nature Coast Model Show takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Dana’s Railroad Supply, 4042 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. There is no admission fee or charge for tables, but bring your own chair. All ship, airplane, car, truck, military, plastic or wood models and dioramas are welcome. Meet other modelers, make new friends and learn different techniques. Parking and refreshments will be available. Call (352) 684-2484 for details.

Festival of Orchids

Browse through a variety of orchid displays at the Festival of Orchids, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Suncoast Dance Hall (formerly SNPJ Hall), 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. You can speak with growers to gain valuable information about orchids, visit with vendors, buy plants and stop by the potting booth for tips about growing and caring for your orchids. Admission is $2 and parking is free.

For information, call (352) 503-7858.

Marine Corp Auxiliary plans a yard sale

Marine Corps League Auxiliary, Spring Hill Unit, hosts a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Saturday at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville. Shop for household items, clothing, jewelry, books, linens and more. Breakfast items, as well as hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas, will be available for purchase. Call Roslyn Kelley at (352) 579-1955, Janet Voltaggio at (352) 683-8254 or CiCi Baxley at (352) 600-8654.

Bring the family for Relay for Life kickoff

ATA Career Education hosts its second annual kickoff for Relay for Life from noon to 2 p.m. today at its campus, 7351 Spring Hill Drive, Suite 11, Spring Hill. Bring your family, friends and neighbors to spend time playing corn-hole, cheering for a team, chatting with your neighbors and enjoying food and fun. Call Maria Alonzo at (352) 684-3007, ext. 2138.

‘Broadway Memories’ at Highpoint Center

The musical “Broadway Memories” is being performed at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, Brooksville. The show presents different segments and specialty acts from past Broadway hits. Donation is $5, and doors open at 6 p.m. Call (352) 300-8843.

Flea market planned at Springstead High

Springstead High School plans a flea market in its theater parking lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Vendors are welcomed and the space fee is $10. Call Greg at (352) 683-3528.

Bazaar is fundraiser for Family Nights

Spring Hill Neighorhood Project, facilitated by Devereux Kids, has joined with the Boys and Girls Club and community residents to host a community bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Boys and Girls Club, 5404 Applegate Drive, Spring Hill. The event is a fundraiser for Family Nights, which share educational information and provide free, family-oriented activities for families to bond. There are vendor spots available for $15 each or two for $25. Call Hope at (352) 263-9358 or Kim at (863) 944-6963.

Lawn and Garden Fest set in Gainesville

The Lawn and Garden Fest takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Extension Soil Testing Laboratory on the University of Florida main campus at 300 Criser Hall, Gainesville. This is a free event where visitors can speak with UF experts on various topics regarding lawn and garden care. Bring in a soil sample for free pH testing. There will be tours, refreshments and drawings for prizes. Call (352) 392-1950, ext. 221, or visit

Museum association plans wine tasting

Hernando Historical Museum Association sponsors its third annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Strong Tower Vineyard, 17810 Forge Drive, Spring Hill. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 for two people and available at the vineyard or the May-Stringer House, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville, between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Enjoy a fun evening of wine tasting, appetizers, raffles, music and Chinese auctions. Wine will be available for purchase by the bottle or glass. To buy tickets, call Regina at (352) 345-8463 or email