Events

Celebrate the Feasts of the Lord

Celebrate the Feasts of the Lord

  Ever wondered why Passover is significant or when the first Pentecost occurred? Travel back in time and experience God’s Biblical Feasts in Jerusalem as the disciples did in the first century.  Guests will have a unique experience as they walk through each of God’s Biblical Holy Days and learn the importance they hold in […]

Upcoming Talent Show Fundraiser To Award Cash Prizes To Winners

Upcoming Talent Show Fundraiser To Award Cash Prizes To Winners

  By Kathy L. Collins Individuals who are a fans of America’s Got Talent or any of the other shows of the same genre, will enjoy Brandon’s Got Talent, Too! on Wednesday, October 15 at Center Place beginning at 6:30 p.m. Guests will see local talented residents performing a variety of acts ranging from vocalists […]

Florida Orchestra: From Beethoven to Ben Folds, and Rachmaninoff to the Rolling Stones

Florida Orchestra: From Beethoven to Ben Folds, and Rachmaninoff to the Rolling Stones

  By Henry Adams With concerts starting in October, the first few weeks of The Florida Orchestra’s new season ranges from Rachmaninoff to the Rolling Stones and Beethoven to Ben Folds with an array of concerts covering masterworks, pops, morning coffee concerts, free pops in the park concerts and more. Hailed for his “illuminating touch […]

Halloween Themed Annual Zach Tucker Memorial 5K Now Taking Registrations

Halloween Themed Annual Zach Tucker Memorial 5K Now Taking Registrations

  Staff Report It is time to start training for the fifth Annual “Make them Smile…Give them Hope” Zach Tucker Memorial 5K and Fun Run. The communities help is needed to raise funds for children battling cancer. The chip timed event is designed for competitive runners as well as those that would rather just take […]

Market Day, Community Garage Sale, Meet The Candidates & A Welcome To Fall Festival In FishHawk Ranch

Market Day, Community Garage Sale, Meet The Candidates & A Welcome To Fall Festival In FishHawk Ranch

  By Jenny Carle Market Day Returns to FishHawk Ranch FishHawk Ranch will kick off its farmers’ market season on Sunday, October 5 at Park Square from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Over 40 unique artists will attend on the first Sunday of each month from October through May. Items for sale will include fresh produce and […]

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

  Staff Report   Queena, the Bloomingdale Library Survivor, bravely survived a life-changing attack in 2008 that left her unable to see, talk or eat on her own. She and her family work hard every day to help her regain the life she once knew as a high school senior who looked forward to moving […]

Pro Tennis Tournament, Live Rockin’ Blues Concert Event Coming To Buckhorn Springs

Pro Tennis Tournament, Live Rockin’ Blues Concert Event Coming To Buckhorn Springs

  Staff Report A World-Class tennis tournament featuring One-on-One Doubles, known as the third game of tennis, endorsed by the USTA will take place at Buckhorn Springs Tennis and Swim Club in Valrico on Saturday, November 1. The $4,000 Pro Tournament and a rockin’ blues concert will start at 1 p.m. and the Live Rockin’ […]

Valrico Service League To Host Harvest Dinner And Auction

Valrico Service League To Host Harvest Dinner And Auction

  Staff Report The ladies of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (G.F.W.C.) Valrico Service League, Inc. are hosting its Harvest Auction and Dinner on Sunday, November 2 at Center Place, located at 650 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon. Tickets cost $25 and may be purchased from Center Place. The event includes dinner, drinks, and a […]

Newland’s Fall Concerts For A Cause And Fall Festival To Benefit Feeding America

Newland’s Fall Concerts For A Cause And Fall Festival To Benefit Feeding America

By Michelle Colesanti Having great success with its Concerts for a Cause summer series over the years, Newland Communities has decided to continue the tradition this fall. As in the summer, the concerts will generate support for Feeding America Tampa Bay, while providing live music to be enjoyed at both FishHawk Ranch in Lithia and […]

SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Event

SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Event

Join SeaWorld Orlando weekends in October for silly and spooky fun at Halloween Spooktacular. During this daytime event, families will be immersed in an underwater “fantasea” filled with trick-or-treating, whimsical pumpkin fish, sea-themed arts and crafts as well and up-close animal encounters SeaWorld is known for. *SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular* takes place from 12 to 8 p.m. October: 4-5, 11-12, […]