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Jan. 9 – Raising Cane –Learn about sugar cane syrup making while strolling by unique vendors and enjoying live entertainment, and good food from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City. Watch the Raid on Renault, a World War II Living History and Battle Re-enactment. Applications are being accepted for vendors and chili competitors. Admission is $5 and children under 5 are admitted free. Visit pioneerfloridamuseum.org for information or vendor registration. Pulled pork with yellow rice and black bean dinners will be available at the event or for drive thru from 11 a.m.-3p.m. for $10 each.
Jan. 16 – Grow Pasco –Join the Pasco EDC’s SMART start program for an inspirational business building event. The program includes 12 breakout sessions led by over 20 industry professionals in social media, future trends, technology, security, marketing and more. Special guest appearances by the inventor of the infomercial Kevin Harrington of Shark Tank, Jason Sowell and John Graden. The event will take place at Hyatt Place Tampa Wesley Chapel, 26000 Sierra Center Blvd., in Lutz. Call (813) 926-0827 for information. Visit PASCOEDC.COM/events/details/growpasco for tickets and to register.
Jan. 28 – Spotlight on Talent Entry Deadline –Entry applications are being accepted for the 38th Annual Heritage Arts Center Association Spotlight on Talent for children and youth through high school seniors until 5 p.m. for the performing arts competition through Jan. 28. Over $4,000 in cash prizes and trophies will be given away, including $1,000 scholarship awarded to graduating Pasco County senior. The preliminary contest will be held Feb.
13, 2021 and the final show will be held March 6. Visit heritagearts.org for applications or information.
Jan. 31 – Nova Era: Live –Talent, magnificent costuming and classical music with a modern groove are the trademarks of Nova Era. The band performs regularly at Downtown Disney as well as at international venues in Paris, Venice, Dubai, stateside and more. They will be performing at Pioneer Florida Museum & Village,15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City from 3-6 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres are included and a cash bar will be available. This will be an outdoor event. Lawn chairs are welcome, but no pets or coolers are allowed. Social distancing guidelines will be in place. Please wear a mask inside buildings Museum passes or memberships are not valid for this fundraising event. Call (352) 567-0262 or visit pioneerfloridamuseum.org for
Feb. 6 – Farm Fest & Quilt Show–Come out to the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village at 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for a fun-filled day of draft horse pulls, a quilt show, syrup making, entertainment, vendors, food and more. Admission is $10 per person. Vendor applications are being accepted.
Visit pioneerfloridamuseum.org for information or vendor registration.
Feb. – 15-21 – Pasco County Fair–Don’t miss the sights and sounds of the 74th Annual Pasco County Fair. With many attractions, shows, competitions, as well as the midway and carnival, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Please observe current CDC mask and social distancing guidelines. The fairgrounds are located at 36722 S.R. 52 in Dade City. Visitpascocountyfair.com for tickets, information and updates.
Feb. 19-20 – 2021 Carlisle Collector Car Auction –The 2021 Winter AutoFest in Lakeland may be canceled, but the 2021 Lakeland Collector Car Auction by Carlisle Auctions will still take place starting at 10:30 a.m. daily at the Sun ‘n Fun Expo, 4175 Medulla Road in Lakeland. COVID precautions will be observed for attendees. Bidders can also participate by phone or online. Call (717) 960-6400 or visitCarlisleAuctions.com for information.
Feb. 20 – Hittin’ The Road For Hospice –Join the ninth annual Hittin’ The Road for Hospice motorcycle poker run to raise funds for Gulfside Hospice. The event takes place from 9 a.m-2 p.m. beginning at Harley-Davidson New Port Richey, 5817 S.R. 54 and ending in a post-run celebration featuring entertainment, prizes, auction, vendors and more at Zephyrhills Elks Lodge#2731, 6851 Wire Road. Cash awards will be given to the first, second and third place poker hand winners. Visithittintheroadforhospice.org for tickets, registration and information.
Feb. 26 & 27 – Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ& Blues Fest POSTPONED! –The Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce is rethinking the structure of the 11thannual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & BluesFest at 5200 Airport Road due to extended COVID-19 precautions. Call (813) 782-1913 for information or visitzephyrhillschamber.org or facebook.com/zephyrhillschamber for updates.
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