Arts and Entertainment

Hillsborough County Fair Adds First Annual Truck And Tractor Pull To Events

Hillsborough County Fair Adds First Annual Truck And Tractor Pull To Events

  By Janet Aversa This Hillsborough County Fair is back and this year it is adding even more fun. The fair will run Thursday, October 23 through Sunday, October 26 and Thursday, October 30 through Saturday, November 1   “We are adding special events to the competitions this year at the October fair and they […]

Third Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze Offers Activities For Whole Family

Third Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze Offers Activities For Whole Family

  By Kathy L. Collins Fall in Florida is a great time for outdoor activities, including the Futch Family’s Fox Squirrel Corn Maze in Plant City. The third annual fall festival event at the Single R Ranch, located at 3002 Charlie Taylor Rd. in Plant City, will take place from Friday, October 3 through Sunday, […]

SouthShore Regional Library Showcases Artwork Of Over 14 Area Instructors Through October

SouthShore Regional Library Showcases Artwork Of Over 14 Area Instructors Through October

  By Kathy L. Collins The SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin will present its Annual Art Instructors’ Show during the months of September and October. The artwork of over 14 area artists who volunteer time and talents with the community will be on display in the John Crawford Gallery at the library located at 15816 […]

International Day Of Drawing Celebrated With Annual Ruskin Big Draw Event

International Day Of Drawing Celebrated With Annual Ruskin Big Draw Event

  By Kathy L. Collins It’s Our World is the theme for this year’s seventh annual Big Draw which is a celebration of art and drawing. The event will be held on Saturday, October 4 from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Firehouse Cultural Center located at 101 1st Ave. NE in Ruskin. The event is free […]

National Library Card Month Ushers In Free Events At Local Area Libraries

National Library Card Month Ushers In Free Events At Local Area Libraries

Staff Report Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the entire family this September. For a comprehensive look at library programming, visit hcplc.org, select a library location, and view that library’s calendar of events or call 273-3652. September is National Library Card Month. For information on how to […]

Archers Take A Shot In Statewide Tournaments

Archers Take A Shot In Statewide Tournaments

  By Kelly Legg With the popularity of the film and book series The Hunger Games, the sport of archery is skyrocketing. The Ferman Chevrolet Florida Archery Slam has seen more than 300 participants and the events are continuing to grow. The latest tournament, the Red Hot Saltwater Slam, was the most successful event to […]

Tampa Bay Rhythmics Ends Season, Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport

Tampa Bay Rhythmics Ends Season, Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport

  By Tamas Mondovics Tampa Bay Rhythmics End Season with Summer Camp, Boast of New Elite Junior Gymnast  Tampa Bay Rhythmics Gymnastics, led by Owner and Head Coach Tyana Marlowe, was pleased to bring its competitive season to a close with its traditional week-long, end-of year-camp, showcasing its talented gymnasts, standout stars as well celebrity […]

Four Local Drive-In Theatres Keep history, Traditions Alive

Four Local Drive-In Theatres Keep history, Traditions Alive

  By Alexandra Booth A dream began in a driveway. Richard Hollingshead had a vision of an open-air movie theatre, where people could watch film from the comfort of a car. After vigorous testing for sound, weather conditions and car spacing, a patent was issued May 16, 1933. The first drive-in movie theatre opened up […]

Village Players Presents Fiddler On The Roof

Village Players Presents Fiddler On The Roof

  By Kathy L. Collins The Village Players will present Fiddler on the Roof beginning on Friday, September 5 at 8 p.m. at the historic James McCabe Theatre located at 506 5th St. in Valrico. The remaining show dates include September 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20. There will be a matinee on Sunday, September […]

Artists Needed For The Hillsborough County Fair

By Kathy L. Collins All artists, amateurs and professionals, young and old who live in Hillsborough County are invited to submit entries for the 2014 Hillsborough County Fair Fine Arts Show and Photography/Mixed Media Competition. The Hillsborough County Fair runs Thursday, October 23 to Sunday, October 26 and Thursday, October 30 to Sunday, November 2. […]