Events

Novemberfest Adds New Thrill Rides, Turkey Trot Color Run/Walk

Novemberfest Adds New Thrill Rides, Turkey Trot Color Run/Walk

By Michelle Colesanti Since 1969, Nativity Catholic Church has provided the Brandon community with a great way to spend time with family and friends in a local and family-friendly environment. Now celebrating 45 years, Novemberfest promises to continue this tradition with five days and nights of thrilling rides and entertainment. Belle City Amusements will supply […]

America’s Got Talent Auditions To Be Held Locally

America’s Got Talent Auditions To Be Held Locally

  By Nicole Heubusch Calling all singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists! NBC’s top-rated summer series is making its way to Tampa to hold auditions for season 10 of America’s Got Talent (AGT). The nation’s only talent search is open to all ages and all kinds of performers, individuals and group acts. […]

The Village Players To Present The Legend Of Frankenstein And Costume Party

The Village Players To Present The Legend Of Frankenstein And Costume Party

  By Kathy L. Collins The Village Players will present The Legend of Frankenstein, an original play by Carlton Jones during the spookiest month of the year, October. The play will premiere on Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m. with Village Players’ now famous Dinner Theatre. The cost to attend is just $25 and attendees […]

New Horizon’s 20th Annual Barbeque Offers Family Friendly Entertainment, Food

New Horizon’s 20th Annual Barbeque Offers Family Friendly Entertainment, Food

  Staff Report New Horizons Group Homes will hold its 20th annual barbeque and silent auction on Saturday, November 1 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Central Baptist Christian School gymnasium, located at 402 E. Windhorst Rd. in Brandon. This is the major fundraiser for New Horizons, a non-profit organization that operates two homes for […]

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

  By Kelly Velez For anyone looking to enjoy some live music in a family-friendly environment, Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse is the place to go. Formerly located in Brandon, Uncle Mike’s has now become a staple in the Plant City area, conveniently located on Northeast corner of Hwy. 39 and Hwy. 60. Beginning this month, locals […]

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

  By Kathy L. Collins The Campo Family YMCA will host its signature fundraising event, Corks & Forks, on Friday, November 14 beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme, A Night in Venice, will be held poolside at the Campo Family YMCA, located at 3414 Culbreath Rd. in Valrico. The event will feature cuisine provided […]

Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K Coming To Hillsborough County Fairgrounds

Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K Coming To Hillsborough County Fairgrounds

  By Nicole Heubusch On Saturday, October 18, the Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K will take place at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds and is open to individuals and teams looking for a challenge. This event has 30 obstacles, incorporated in with a 5K run, and the obstacles will challenge participants with everything from wind, height, sliding […]

Commissioner Murman’s Annual Job Fair Draws Large Crowd, Over 1,000 Jobs Available

Commissioner Murman’s Annual Job Fair Draws Large Crowd, Over 1,000 Jobs Available

    By Tamas Mondovics If attendance is any indication of an event’s success, Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra Murman has nothing to worry about thanks to the large number of job seekers that flocked to her annual South County Job Fair last month. The job fair was held in association with Career Source, Hillsborough Community […]

South Shore Music Festival Set To Rock With Country Star Jason Michael Carroll

South Shore Music Festival Set To Rock With Country Star Jason Michael Carroll

  By Sharon Still The South Shore Music Festival & Chili Cook-Off, scheduled for Saturday, November 8, is something area residents will not want to miss as national and local country artists take the stage showcasing their talents.   Gates open at 12 Noon and the music begins at 1 p.m. It will be an […]

Ruskin Seafood Festival To Draw Over 25,000 Attendees To Family Friendly Event

Ruskin Seafood Festival To Draw Over 25,000 Attendees To Family Friendly Event

  By Paula MacDonald Early November is an exciting time for SouthShore residents, not only with the arrival of the cooler fall weather, but the anticipation of the flavor and fun of Southern Hillsborough County’s largest annual event, the Ruskin Seafood Festival, taking place Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2. Now in its 26th […]