Arts and Entertainment

Heart Of Nashville Live Comes To Riverview This Fall

Heart Of Nashville Live Comes To Riverview This Fall

By Kathy L. Collins This fall, beginning on September 12, the community will have the opportunity to attend three great concerts featuring three up-and-coming Nashville singer/songwriter sensations: Jesse Keith Whitley, Jaida Dreyer and Chad Warrix. You can hear the stories behind the songs and messages from the heart when they take the stage at the(…)

Valencia Lakes Presents 3rd Annual Free Arts And Crafts Festival

Valencia Lakes Presents 3rd Annual Free Arts And Crafts Festival

By Kathy L. Collins Valencia Lakes, an active adult community located at 16003 Valencia Club Dr. (North of Wal-Mart) in Wimauma, is hosting its 3rd Annual Free Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year, the festival will take place both inside the beautiful clubhouse and outside.(…)

Rocker’s Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow For Guitarist Cory Simmons

Rocker’s Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow For Guitarist Cory Simmons

By Michelle Caceres Cory Simmons’ long healthy tresses make him hard to miss in a crowd. Not for much longer. A hairstylist will cut his hair on October 12 at the River’s Edge Bar, located on the Alafia River east of Hwy. 41 at 6226 Ohio Ave. in Gibsonton. From 2–6 p.m., Simmons will be(…)

Local Military Chef To Compete On Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen

Local Military Chef To Compete On Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen

By Kathy L. Collins On Sunday, September 22, you can see Riverview resident, Rene Marquis, compete in a new Food Network Show, Cutthroat Kitchen. The show airs at 10 p.m. Marquis is a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army and a classically-trained chef. Marquis attended the prestigious CIA (Culinary Institute of America) in Hyde Park,(…)

Disney World Fall Events Include Food Festival, Not-So-Scary & Night Of Joy

Disney World Fall Events Include Food Festival, Not-So-Scary & Night Of Joy

Staff Report Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom From September 10-November 1, the after-hours special ticket event will immerse guests in the Halloween spirit. The bewitching “Happy HalloWishes” fireworks spectacular will illuminate the sky in bursts of orange and green fireworks. New features this year include the debut of Jack Skellington and Sally (from(…)

Keel and Curley Winery Celebrates Anniversary With Golden Cork Contest

Keel and Curley Winery Celebrates Anniversary With Golden Cork Contest

By Suzy Wiesenhart The Golden Cork Contest is a way for Keel and Curley Winery to celebrate and thank customers who have helped it grow from a small family winery in 2003 to Florida’s biggest blueberry winery and one of the largest wineries in the Southeast.  It is located at 5210 W. Thonotosassa Rd. in(…)

Talented Watercolor Artists Are Accepted Into The Florida Watercolor Annual Exhibition & Convention

Talented Watercolor Artists Are Accepted Into The Florida Watercolor Annual Exhibition & Convention

By Kathy L. Collins Sue Allen of Lithia and Roxanne Tobaison of Seffner are both exceptionally talented watercolor artists. Their skill, technique and talent are evidenced by the fact that these two fine artists have had artwork accepted into the Florida Watercolor Society’s 42nd Annual Exhibition and Convention. Artwork will be on view at the(…)

Anne Drewery To Exhibit Amazing Works Of Art At Show in Clearwater

Anne Drewery To Exhibit Amazing Works Of Art At Show in Clearwater

By Kathy L. Collins Anne Drewery of Lithia, a wonderfully talented artist, is a part of a fantastic art show taking place at the Octagon Arts Gallery in Clearwater. The show will run from September 6 until October 16. An artists’ reception is set for September 6 from 4-6 p.m. The show features the students(…)

The King Has Returned: A Sketch And Sip Special Event

The King Has Returned: A Sketch And Sip Special Event

By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, September 28 beginning at 7 p.m. Elvis will be in the house at Sketch and Sip located at 11242 Winthrop Main Street in Riverview. So gather up all of your peanut butter and nana sandwich-loving friends and enjoy an evening of art and rock and roll. This is an(…)

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra has ten different concert series to choose from ranging from three-concert packages up to a 14-concert package, and depending on your musical tastes, you can choose to attend the Tampa Bay Times Masterworks, Duke Energy Morning Masterworks, Raymond James Pops, Rock Concerts or Morning Coffee Concerts. Thousands of the(…)