Out and About

Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail

The cool Florida weather is upon us… it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and discover nature.

The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail, established in 1997,  is a program created by FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) and supported in part by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida in hopes to encourage conservation of Florida’s native habitats and species.

Veterans Day Roundup

Chinsegut Hill Veterans Day Brunch

Hosted by Chinsegut Hill Retreat
Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 11 AM – 2 PM
Chinsegut Hill Retreat
22495 Chinsegut Hill Rd, Brooksville, Florida 34601
Come up to Chinsegut Hill Retreat to help us honor and thank our active duty and veterans. Brunch featuring the MUDDS Jazzy Blues Band. We are still looking for folks to sponsor a veteran for just $25.00 call us to sponsor a veteran.

The Veterans Appreciation Parade

2019 Swamp Fest mascot chosen

Hernando Sun Writer

Members of the Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest T-Shirt Contest Committee, led by Audrey Holley,  gathered at the Weeki Wachee Area Club on Shoal Line Boulevard Sept. 29, 2018 to select the winners and runners-up of the annual Swamp Festival mascot contest.

For the 2019 Swamp Fest logo, entries were required to be in black and white, 8.5 x 11 inches in size and to feature a swamp monster and critters in a swamp scene. 
The design also had to be original and not computer generated. 

'Taste of the Fields' set for early November

On Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, the Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge will hold its annual Taste of the Fields. The event will take place from 3-7 pm at NJoy Spirits Distillery, a beautiful and unique Hernando County destination. 

NJoy Spirits Distillery is situated on 80 acres,  adjacent to the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area. To gain access to the distillery use the following address: 13243 Commercial Way (US 19 North) Brooksville, FL 34614 or download the printable map at WildBuckWhiskey.com.