Events

Safe & Fun-Filled One Stop Trick-or-Treat Alternative

Safe & Fun-Filled One Stop Trick-or-Treat Alternative

By Dan Palmer From tots to teens, youngsters throughout the community are invited to join their friends and neighbors for an early evening of free fun and food.  First United Methodist Church of Brandon is opening up its campus at 121 N. Knights Ave. on Sunday, October 27 from 5-7 p.m. for its annual Fall(…)

Bay Area Beatdown Shines Spotlight On Growing CrossFit Popularity

Bay Area Beatdown Shines Spotlight On Growing CrossFit Popularity

By Brian Shaffer Hundreds of motivated athletes from across the state are preparing to descend upon the Florida State Fairgrounds for two grueling days of athletic competition on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6, and one local business lies at the heart of the event. Known as The Bay Area Beatdown, this event is(…)

You Are Invited To Waterset’s First Birthday Party

You Are Invited To Waterset’s First Birthday Party

By Michelle Colesanti It’s time for a party and Waterset, a Newland community in Apollo Beach, is rolling out the red carpet. The community is growing and there will be a celebration to mark the one-year birthday and you are invited. The party will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 3-8 p.m., at 7012(…)

20th Annual Hillsborough County Fair Offers New Exhibition

20th Annual Hillsborough County Fair Offers New Exhibition

By Nicole Schoen Fall brings cooler weather, pumpkin carving and candy collecting, but it also brings the much-anticipated 20th annual Hillsborough County Fair. Located at 215 Sydney Washer Rd., the fair can be easy to miss but worth the find. This year the fair runs from Wednesday, October 16 through Sunday, October 20 and as(…)

Plant City Garden Club & Plant City Downtown Merchants And Business Association To Host Annual “GardenFest & More”

Plant City Garden Club & Plant City Downtown Merchants And Business Association To Host Annual “GardenFest & More”

By Kathy L. Collins Are you looking for ideas and plants to give your landscape a fresh look for fall? Do you want to know more about native plants and how to use them in your garden? Then you need to come to the annual “GardenFest & More” on Saturday, September 28 from 9 a.m.(…)

The Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild Presents Art At The Cottage

The Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild Presents Art At The Cottage

By Kathy L. Collins The Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild (EHAG) will present its 5th Annual Art at the Cottage (formerly known as Art in the Park) on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This year the event will be held at The Cottage located at 1308 S. Collins St. in Plant City. This is(…)

Center Place And The Community Roundtable Present The 6th Annual Cards For Troops

Center Place And The Community Roundtable Present The 6th Annual Cards For Troops

By Kathy L. Collins You can show your support for our deployed troops by making them handmade holiday and general occasion cards at the 6th Annual Cards For Troops co-sponsored by Center Place and the Community Roundtable. Cards For Troops will be held on Saturday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Center(…)

County To Host Second Great American Camp-Out This Fall

County To Host Second Great American Camp-Out This Fall

By Tamas Mondovics Families interested in spending the night under the stars now have a chance to do so under the direction of the Hillsborough County park rangers. Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation officials were pleased to announce the county’s second Great American Camp-Out to be held at Edward Medard Regional Park in November.(…)

Family Run Fox Squirrel Corn Maze Set To Open In October

Family Run Fox Squirrel Corn Maze Set To Open In October

By Kathy L. Collins Looking for something fun and different to do this fall? Then head out to Plant City and try the 2nd Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze located on the Single R Ranch at 3002 Charlie Taylor Rd. in Plant City. The Futch family has been preparing the five-acre corn maze all year(…)

The Investigator Opens In Theaters September 13

The Investigator Opens In Theaters September 13

Press Release The captivating feature film, The Investigator, starring Wade Williams and David Sanborn (West Side Story, The Miracle and King David) will be opening in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Bradenton, Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando. Releasing in theaters September 13 2013, the film is written and inspired by events in the life of Rich Romano (brother(…)