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Music in celebration of kids and community

"Just a couple bros being dudes," is the motto of Kid Ambient Arcade, a family friendly music group that has toured the nation with their unique blend of indie rock, pop, EDM, and ukulele. And 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, Hernando natives Caleb and Zachary Balogh are taking the stage in downtown Brooksville as a part of the Historic Downtown Brooksville Holiday celebration.

Orange Avenue Market is back for Christmas Celebration

Imagine a scene from a nostalgic Christmas card, one that depicts an idyllic small town adorned and appointed for a festive holiday celebration. A colorful marketplace forms the centerpiece of this Yuletide portrait, one that offers a spectrum of artworks in every imaginable media--from paintings and drawings to handmade jewelry, sculptures, and florals to soaps, scents, and wearable art.

A New Holiday Tradition: Live Oak Christmas Festival

With this holiday season comes a new tradition in Hernando, as Live Oak Theatre and Conservatory debuts its First Annual Christmas Festival, to be celebrated from 1 p.m. until dusk December 12, following the Brooksville Downtown Parade. This colorful outdoor festival of the arts, set to take place on Live Oak grounds at the Carol & Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville.

Notes from the Museums

It’s the time of year when cookbooks come out to remind us how to make those special holiday treats or meals if we haven’t committed the recipes to memory. Food traditions are often close to the hearts of families. Cookbooks and recipe boxes are cherished and handed down from generation to generation.