Events

Enjoy Blueberries And More At Seventh Annual Keel & Curley Blueberry Festival

Enjoy Blueberries And More At Seventh Annual Keel & Curley Blueberry Festival

  Staff Report Local wine and beer producers, Keel & Curley Winery and Two Henrys Brewing Company, have announced the Seventh Annual Blueberry Festival to take place Friday-Sunday, April 25, 26 and 27. The event, which spans the course of the weekend, draws over 10,000 visitors each year to Keel & Curley Winery, located at(…)

National Day Of Prayer Hosted At FishHawk Fellowship Church

  By Kelly Wise Legg Many believers regularly participate in the annual National Day of Prayer, which is being held on Thursday, May 1. The National Day of Prayer was originally established in 1952 by the United States Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. The observance of the National Day of(…)

Nosh Your Way Through Traditional Favorites At Second Annual NoshFest

Nosh Your Way Through Traditional Favorites At Second Annual NoshFest

  Staff Report Congregation Beth Shalom is reaching out to the Brandon Community to participate in its second annual NoshFest Brandon, which will take place on Sunday, March 30 from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom is located at 706 Bryan Rd. in Brandon. NoshFest Brandon began in 2012 as a fun, outdoor cultural event(…)

Strawberry Crest High School To Perform Legally Blonde The Musical

Strawberry Crest High School To Perform Legally Blonde The Musical

By Kathy L. Collins Strawberry Crest High School’s Drama Department, under the direction of Hilary Gale, will perform Legally Blonde The Musical on Wednesday, April 9 through Friday, April 11. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. Producing Legally Blonde The Musical is a big deal for Strawberry Crest. Gale said, “We’re a(…)

Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show Displays Talented Locals

Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show Displays Talented Locals

  By Kathy L. Collins Plant City is synonymous with strawberries and each year this fruit, along with fine arts, are celebrated at the Annual Florida Strawberry Festival which showcases a Fine Art Show presented by the Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild (EHAG). Under the direction of Chairperson, Debra Bryant, the show continues to grow both(…)

Center Place Celebrates 30th Annual Patron Party With A Trip Down The Yellow Brick Road

Center Place Celebrates 30th Annual Patron Party With A Trip Down The Yellow Brick Road

  By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, April 12, Center Place will hold its 30th Annual Patron Party. This year’s theme is “Follow The Yellow Brick Road To The Arts!” The annual event will take place at Center Place located at 619 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon beginning at 7 p.m. All attendees (adults only) can(…)

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Staff Report On Sunday, March 23, thousands of people from local churches will be challenged to leave their pews, shopping list in hand and shop at participating Publix supermarkets. 32 churches in the Tampa Bay area are gearing up to help collect 150,000 lbs. of food to restock the shelves of 15 local food banks.(…)

Westfield Brandon Mall Hosts Red Hat Day Bash

Westfield Brandon Mall Hosts Red Hat Day Bash

By Laura Nolen “I have done things as a Red Hatter that I would have never dreamt of doing,” said Christine Towers, Founding Queen Mother of the Red Hat Society’s Tampa Bay Area Queen’s Council during its recent interview regarding the first Red Hat Mall Bash in Brandon. In 1998, in Fullerton, California, the Red(…)

Wine Gala, Fun At Area Women’s Clubs

Wine Gala, Fun At Area Women’s Clubs

Riverview Woman’s Club Hosts Second Annual Wine Tasting Gala Riverview Woman’s Club is sponsoring its Second Annual Wine Tasting Gala ‘Carnival’ on Saturday, April 5, at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 4328 Garden Vista Dr. in Riverview. Last year, in its first year of existence, the Riverview Woman’s Club raised enough money to give(…)

Community Fights For Riverview Mom During Annual ALS Tampa Walk

Community Fights For Riverview Mom During Annual ALS Tampa Walk

More than 1,000 people have made a commitment and are scheduled to gather at the University of South Florida this month in order to join the fight to find a cure for the deadly illness, ALS. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 8. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the walk is to(…)