Events

Sincerely Santa Helps Fulfill Wishes Of Children One Letter At A Time

Sincerely Santa Helps Fulfill Wishes Of Children One Letter At A Time

While you are out shopping for all of those fabulous holiday gifts this year, stop by the Sincerely Santa table located outside of Dillard’s at the Westfield Brandon Mall and pick up a letter from a child and help fulfill his or her Christmas wishes. Sincerely Santa is a 501(c)(3) non-profit started in 1987 strives(…)

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill Opens ALL NIGHT for Shoppers and Introduces Smoked Prime Rib For the Holidays

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill Opens ALL NIGHT for Shoppers and Introduces Smoked Prime Rib For the Holidays

Former Morton’s The Steakhouse CEO Puts Smoked Twist on Holiday Favorite The Brandon Smokey Bones (136 Brandon Town Center Drive) will be opening up at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will be open all night through Black Friday for customers who want to grab a bite to eat before they begin early bird shopping.(…)

Walk Through Bethlehem Continues Christmas Tradition

By Kelly Legg Kings Avenue Baptist Church has created a joy-filled Christmas tradition that transports guests directly to the ancient City of Bethlehem to witness the birth of Jesus. Celebrating its 26th year, the Walk Through Bethlehem is an interactive event where attendees experience the miracle of Christmas. “It all started when some of our(…)

Don’t Miss Beatles LOVE, Donny & Marie Or La Reve On Vegas Vacation

Don’t Miss Beatles LOVE, Donny & Marie Or La Reve On Vegas Vacation

  See Full Viva Las Vegas Photo Album-Click Here Taking a long weekend to escape reality? Las Vegas is the place to go. Nightlife, 24 hours of…..everything including food, entertainment, shows, massive themed hotels, a Las Vegas strip that provides people-watching entertainment, there is no better place to get away. Sixteen years ago, Doug and(…)

Aliquity To Present The 4th Annual Jingle Run To Benefit A Kid’s Place

By Kathy L. Collins Come out and run or walk in the 4th Annual Jingle Run at Bell Creek on Saturday, December 8 at Bell Creek Nature Preserve located in Riverview. The event includes a 5K Trail Run/Walk beginning at 8 a.m. and a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded(…)

Alafia Lighted Boat Parade A Sight To See

By Kelly Legg This year marks the 29th annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade, scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 1 from 5-9 p.m. As usual, the parade will light up the waterway with holiday cheer and festivity sure to delight the whole family. This local tradition is a fantastic way to start off your(…)

43rd Annual Family Event Includes 5K, Idol Contest & More At Novemberfest

43rd Annual Family Event Includes 5K, Idol Contest & More At Novemberfest

By Jennifer Silverstein For the 43rd time, Novemberfest will open its gates starting on Thursday, November 8, at 4 p.m. and continue through the weekend on the church and school grounds, located at 705 E. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon. Novemberfest is often touted at the third largest festival in Hillsborough County behind the Florida State(…)

Enjoy An Evening Of Art, Jazz And Good Food At The All Jazzed Up Art Festival

By Kathy L. Collins Congregation Beth Shalom of Brandon is proud to present the All Jazzed Up Art Festival on Saturday, December 1 at the Winthrop Barn Theatre located at 11349 W. Bloomingdale Ave. in Riverview. For sponsors and donors, a VIP reception will begin at 6 p.m. General admission begins at 7 p.m.Tickets are(…)

The Cookson Hills Toy Run Celebrates Helping the Community

By Libby Hopkins The Cookson Hills Toy Run is known to many in the Brandon community as “the down home, make you feel good all over” holiday event of the year. Bill and Sheri Brown of Seffner started the toy run in 1993 after they went to a yard sale at the former Cookson Hills(…)

The Brandon Service League Proudly Presents It’s 20th Annual Holiday Home Tour

By Kathy L. Collins It’s time to deck the halls with boughs of holly. If you are looking for holiday inspiration, then take a tour of four stunning homes at the 20th Annual GFWC Brandon Service League Holiday Home Tour on Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. “For our 20th year, Brandon(…)