Nov. 23 – Give Back With Yoga – A great way to start your Thanksgiving day by giving thanks to your body while doing something special for neighbors. Admittance is by donation, which will go toward food for the hungry through St. Vincent de Paul. Hosted by JCat Yoga at Dade City Jazzercise, 37931 Heather Place (Heather Plaza off U.S. 301. Stick around for a special Thanksgiving Jazzercise Team Teach at 8:30 a.m. Call (813) 714-9272 for information.
Nov. 24 – Black Friday Sale – Stop by any Gulfside Hospice Thrift Shoppe this Black Friday to save and enjoy a cup of coffee. All six locations will be holding a “flip-a-coin sale” for up to 20 percent off. Store hours on Black Friday are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The local thrift shoppes are located at 36504 S.R. 54 and 36524 S.R. 54 in Zephyrhills, and 37925 Sky Ridge Circle in Dade City. Visit www.facebook.com/ghthriftshoppes for information.
Nov. 24 – Christmas Bazaar – Rainbow Village RV Resort, 4150 Lane Road off of State Road 54, will host a Christmas Bazaar from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Coffee and donuts will be for sale followed with sloppy Joes/hot dog, chips, pickle and drinks for lunch. Gift baskets with different themes will be up for raffle. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 11 a.m. so come and join the fun. Call Sue at (860) 822-8556 for information.
Nov. 24-25 – Yard Sale – The Ladies Oriental Shrine is having a yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on the corner of 12th Street and North Avenue. Stop by for lots of great deals. Call (813) 469- 0439 for information.
Nov. 25 – Give Back Benefit – Starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Moore-Mickens Education and Vocational Center, 38301 Martin Luther King Blvd. Come by for music, drama, comedy and fun for all. Guest speaker will be Attorney Alfreda Coward, Delta Sigma Sorority, Inc. Tickets are $25. Contact (863) 651-6409 or (352) 467-0313 for information.
Nov. 25 – Toys for Tots Poker Run – The local Moose clubs invite everyone, including non-members, to participate in a poker run with registration at 8 a.m. and first group out at 9:30 a.m. The Run starts at the Zephyrhills #2276 Lodge, 3211 Gall Blvd., and will make four more stops in Pasco. Bring an unwrapped gift or $5 per person to join in. Cost is $10 per hand or three for $20. All vehicles welcome. Call Chuck at (813) 431-8312 for information.
Nov. 28 – Big Brothers Big Sisters Orientation – Find out what it means to be a Big Brother or Big Sister in Pasco County and get a head start in the process. Held from 5:30- 7 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Contact (813) 997-6881 or email@example.com for information.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1 – A Saint Leo Christmas – The annual student and faculty holiday concert presented by the Saint Leo University School of Arts and Sciences will present four performances all in the Black Box Theatre in Benedictine Hall, at the west end of campus, 33701 S.R. 52. Benedictine Hall has its own entrance for cars from S.R. 52, and its own parking lot. Admission is free. Show times are both days at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are required for both 7 p.m. shows. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information and tickets.
Dec. 1 – Free Medicare Plan Comparisons – Held at Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. A SHINE volunteer will be available to prepare plan comparisons for individuals. For appointments, call (352)567-3576. Bring a list of your prescriptions.
Dec. 1 – Magical Night Christmas Parade – The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce and Bayfront Health Dade City invite you to come join thousands of spectators in downtown Dade City to watch colorfully decorated floats, dancers, marching bands and Santa Clause make their way down the parade route. Held from 7-9 p.m. Call (352) 567-3769 or visit www.DadeCityChamber.org for information.
Dec. 2 – Car Show – Held in downtown Dade City from 3-7 p.m. Cost is $10 per car registration; trophies will be presented. Giveaways to the first cars registered. Activities for kids will also be featured. The public and car enthusiasts are encouraged to visit the fabulous shops and restaurants in Dade City. Call (813) 879-1616 for information.
Dec. 2 – The Market Place – The monthly market place will be held at Hibiscus Park at Seventh Street and Bougainvillea Avenue from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The pet friendly event is free to attend, open to the public and includes live entertainment. Shop local vendors for a variety of products including honey, home décor, garden accessories, jewelry, bakery items, jellies/jams, homemade soaps and much more. Contact email@example.com or (352) 424-4972 for additional information or interested vendors.
Dec. 2 – Christmas Bake Sale and Cookie Walk – Held from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Tippecanoe Village, located at the corner of Morris Bridge Road and Chancey Road. Buy a cookie tin and fill it with delicious homemade cookies. Visit the bake table for jams, relish, pickles and homemade baked goods. Call (813) 782-6590 for information.
Dec. 2 – Festival of Lights – Sponsored by Main Street Zephyrhills and held downtown from 4-9 p.m. The parade is scheduled for 7 p.m. with the theme of classic Christmas movies. Catch Santa at the end of the parade. Stop by for other fun events including live music, crafts, vendors, door prizes for kids. The Jeffries House will be open for an open house and a gingerbread house decorating contest. Visit the Main Street Facebook page for details and updates.
Dec. 2 – Christmas Bazaar – The Betmar Hobby Club invites everyone to their annual Christmas Bazaar from 8-11 a.m. There will be something for everyone beautiful and beautifully delicious. The event will be located at Club #2 Annex, 37137 Lakewood Drive. Call (813) 395-5855 for information.
Dec. 2 – Cookies and Cocoa With Santa – Sunrise of Pasco County hosts this event with plenty for children and adults. Adults can enjoy the Dough-Mestic Confections Café, a Christmas marketplace and a silent auction while kids can take photos with Santa, decorate cookies and enjoy hot cocoa and rock painting. Cost is $5 per child in advance or $10 at the door. Held at Imagine Center, 32750 Pennsylvania Ave. in San Antonio. Visit www.ImagineCenterFL.com for information and to register. Proceeds benefit Sunrise.
Dec. 2 – Raise the Roof – Join Habitat for Humanity of East and Central Pasco at the Zephyrhills ReStore, 4700 Allen Road, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Habitat will be framing a house at the ReStore, which will also be hosting a flea market with more than 30 vendors and a raffle for a custom outdoor playhouse. Volunteers are still welcome. Vendor pre-registration closes Nov. 24 at noon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 567-1444 to get involved.
Dec. 3 – Christmas in the Park – Start your Holiday season by attending the Founders Garden Club of San Antonio’s Christmas in the Park event at 7 p.m., in the San Antonio City Park, 32819 Pennsylvania Ave. Join us for the lighting of the Christmas cards and entertainment featuring The Huran family. A drawing for a variety of gift baskets will be featured. Purchase raffle tickets at City Hall and vendors around town. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Complimentary refreshments and coffee will be served. Admission is free. Bring a chair and a flashlight. Contact Donna at (352) 588-3631 for information.
Dec. 5 – Free Orthopedic Education Program – Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, 7050 Gall Blvd., presents “Current Treatment Options for Cartilage and Meniscus Disorders of the Knee” which will be covered by Dr. Brian Domby, from 12-1 p.m. in the Cypress Room. Reservations required. Call (877) 534-3108 for information and to reserve a spot.
Dec. 6 – Free Orthopedic Education Program – Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, 7050 Gall Blvd., presents “A Day in the Life of an Orthopedic Surgeon/Trauma Specialist,” which will be covered by Dr. Seth Cooper from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Cypress Room. Reservations required. Call (877) 534-3108 for information and to reserve a spot.
Dec. 7 – Sunrise Peace Breakfast – The 14th annual breakfast will be held from 7-8:30 a.m. at Saint Leo University’s Greenfelder Boardroom, 33701 S.R. 52. Registration, networking and breakfast begins at 7 a.m. with the program beginning at 7:30 a.m. A hot buffet breakfast will be served. RSVP to email@example.com by Nov. 18. Call Sunrise at (352) 521-3358 for information or to make a donation.
Dec. 7 – Partial Knee Replacement Outpatient Surgery – Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Dr. Randolph Knight will present this topic as part of the hospital’s series of free orthopedic education programs from 1-2 p.m. in the Cypress Room, 7050 Gall Blvd. Reservations required. Call (877) 534-3108 for information and to reserve a spot.
Dec. 7 – Grief Workshop – Gulfside Hospice will be holding a Holiday Grief Workshop to help those struggling with the grief of losing a loved one at 4 p.m. at the Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, located at 5760 Dean Dairy Road. Free and open to the community, the workshop will include talking about loved ones and favorite holiday traditions, learning how to address and work through grief, and creating a holiday craft project to help remember lost loved ones. Call (800) 561-4883 or visit www.GHPPC.org for information.
Dec. 7 – Lions Club Sight Program – The Zephyrhills Lions Club, located at 5827 Dean Dairy Road, will be accepting applications for its Sight Program from 9-11:30 a.m. Applicants must bring required documents, which can be found on www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/zephyrhills. The program is open to all Pasco County residents in need of basic eye care. Contact the clubhouse at (813) 788-1441 for information.
Dec. 8-9 – Book Bazaar – The Friends of the Hugh Embry Library announce the monthly Book Bazaar to be held both days from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the library, located at 14215 Fourth St. This Book Bazaar will feature a diverse selection of books, audio and video media, magazines and related materials. These are available for a modest cost. Admission is open to the public. Call (352) 567-7449 or email bookbollard@iCloud.com for information.
Dec. 9 – Farmers Market – Held in the San Antonio City Park from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Offering fresh produce, hand-crafted wine, yard art, plants, jams and jellies, dog treats, honey and bee products, repurposed glass items, dried herbs and herbal products and baked goods. Hot dogs, popcorn, coffee and sodas available for purchase. Vendor spaces are available for $25. Contact Winnie Burke at (352) 437-5161 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Dec. 9 – Country Jam – Support the local schools and help raise money to purchase instruments for band programs. Stop by for bands food, fun and drinks for everyone. Held from 1-11 p.m. at Dan Cannon Auditorium at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 S.R. 52. Visit the Country Jam 2017 Facebook page for information and updates.
Dec. 9 – Country Christmas Open House – Join the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for their annual event offering free admission with an unwrapped toy or entry is $5 per person. Toys will be donated to a local charity. This is a great opportunity to come out and visit the museum’s charming history, do some holiday shopping with many vendors offering homemade chocolates, jewelry, holiday décor, soaps, candles, honey, essential oils and more. Call (352) 206-8889 for information.
Dec. 9 – Comedy Hypnotist – Hypnoclyde Comedy Hypnotist presented by Rotary Club of Zephyrhills Daybreak will be held at the Lions Club, 5827 Dean Dairy Road. The first show will be at 5 p.m. and the second at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Call Jodi at (813) 997-7194 for information.
Dec. 9 – Photos With Santa – Stop by Outside the Box, 38430 Fifth Ave., from 2-4 p.m. to snap a photo with Santa for $5, just in time for Christmas cards. Call (813) 312-4697 for information.
Dec. 9-10 – Tampa Tour De Clay – The 10th anniversary of this event will be held at San Antonio Pottery, 11903 Curley St. in San Antonio and four other Tampa Bay area studios. Visit www.tampatourdeclay.com for schedules and maps to the studios. Stop by your local studio for live music, handmade holiday gifts for purchase, pottery demonstrations, kiln openings and more. Contact (352) 588-4228 or email@example.com for information.
Dec. 12 – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Made Easy – Presented by Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Dr. Randolph Knight from 1-2 p.m. at The Elks Lodge located at 6851 Wire Road. Reservations required. Call (877) 534-3108 for information and to reserve a spot.
Dec. 15 – First Friday – This month’s First Friday has been rescheduled to the second Friday of December and will go back to its normal scheduling in January. Stop by downtown Dade City starting at 5 p.m. for extended shop hours, specials, sales and live entertainment. Visit the Dade City Merchants Association for more information.
Dec. 16 – Photos With Santa – Stop by Outside the Box, 38430 Fifth Ave., from 2-4 p.m. to snap a photo with Santa for $5, for a Christmas memory. Call (813) 312-4697 for information.
Feb. 17 – The Lights Fest – The Lights Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on food trucks and light up life by sharing personal wishes, dreams and goals. At the perfect moment, everyone ignites their personalized sky lanterns with Tiki torches and lets them take flight. Held at Little Everglades Ranch, 17951 Hamilton Road, from 4-8 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket prices and information.
Feb. 24 – The Lights Fest – The Lights Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on food trucks and light up life by sharing personal wishes, dreams and goals. At the perfect moment, everyone ignites their personalized sky lanterns with Tiki torches and lets them take flight. Held at Little Everglades Ranch, 17951 Hamilton Road, from 4-8 p.m. Contact email@example.com for ticket prices and information.
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