Apr4

The Highland Games - Dunedin

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Highlander Park, 903 Michigan Ave, Dunedin, FL

Skunk Hugs at the Highland Games. We will be located in the children's area. The games run from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. We will be there from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The Dunedin Highland Games and Festival Committee, consisting of volunteers and supporters, formed in 1965, raises funds to support the three bands of Dunedin: The City of Dunedin Pipe Band, The Dunedin High School Scottish Highlander Band, and The Dunedin Highland Middle School Band to improve, develop, and maintain the standards and quality of Dunedin’s Highland Games and associated activities. The Games and Festivals also serve to entertain the public while informing them of the Scottish culture. Corporate and community financial support ensures the continuation of the games into the future for the pleasure of the attendees and the participants.

These Highland games bring together the rich heritage of the Scottish, Irish, and Welsh cultures to the West Coast of Florida. It is held annually on the first Saturday in April, at Dunedin’s beautiful Highlander Park. Visitors can experience and enjoy Highland dancing, individual piping and drumming, pipe bands, and the thrill of Scottish athletic events in a friendly competitive environment.

For more information: http://www.dunedinscottishartsfoundation.com/the-highland-games/

Apr18

5th Annual Grand Opening - Bob's Berries

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Bob's Berries, 11501 Winn Rd, Riverview, Hillsborough County

Hosted by Bob's Berries. Join us for their 5th Annual Season Grand Opening, Farmers and Handmade Market & Berry Farm April 18th, Riverview, FL.

FAQ: •Where are you? 11501 Winn Rd, Riverview, FL 33569 We are 20-25 minutes from the I4/I75 interchange, SE of Tampa. We are 45 minutes from Lakeland, 1 hour from Sarasota and Brooksville and 1.5 hours from Orlando, if the traffic gods smile upon you.

•What kind of event is this?We welcome you to our 5th Annual Seasonal Grand Opening. We offer a handmade and homegrown farmers and artisan market, kids gardening workshop and rock painting, tasty BBQ, frozen lemonades, a huge selection of poultry, quail, plants, fruit trees, organic vegetable starts, small livestock, jewelry, soap, apothecary, and much much more! The GOAQ rabbitry is returning, play with some cute fuzzy friends for a small donation, or purchase from their stock of handmade Easter bunnies! New this year? An apiary, learn more about caring for your own hive of bees! Tarot Readings by Lady Kathryn! Come see our crafters hard at work creating their beautiful wares. Sample jams, jellies, sauces and more! PLUS Skunk Hugs.

•What about the berries? The opening of our organic Blueberry Patch Upick is available on a first come first serve basis, and we definitely recommend that anyone wanting to pick arrive as close to 9:00AM as possible. Crops will be especially limited this year as we have had to make room for other berry operations and the sale of blueberry plants! That’s right, this year we will have multiple varieties of producing berry plants available for sale. You’ll be able to build your very own berry patch! You won’t want to miss out on our market!

Thirsty? Try a frozen lemonade or shaved ice from The Chilly Flamingo! 26 flavors of shaved ice ($3) and 4 flavors of lemonade ($5) not even the pickiest of grandkids could complain!

Or try a delicious fresh ground coffee from the Lyv Mobile Coffee Truck!

•What about dessert? Try a scrumptious scone or gluten free loaf from Fresh From Daisy!

What about Fido? Can he come? Well behaved pets are welcome on the property. Please keep in mind that we will have small livestock such as rabbits, chickens & ducks on site, so if you don’t know how Fido will react to them, perhaps best to leave him home.

•What’s a Kids Gardening Center? We invite all of our potential future farmers to try their hand at painting a vegetable pot or hiding rock, making a seed bomb or planting their very own vegetable seed to grow at home!

•Where should we park? Free Parking is available along the open lot at Potts Road and Winn Road. Please look for signage, observe speed limits and park in designated spots only to respect our neighbors. We’ve filled the entire stretch of road with vehicles before at previous events, we recommend a stroller, cart, or good comfy shoes and eating your Wheaties if you plan on purchasing fruit trees or bringing the kids, just in case.

Apr25

CANCELLED - 2020 Earthfest Celebrating Arbor Day

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Tuscawilla Park, 300 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL

Explore the great outdoors at Earthfest!

Fun for the whole family, kids can tryout tree rappelling, participate in the youth fishing derby, feed live butterflies and climb the rock wall! Gain a hands-on learning experience meeting local and regional organizations that promote conservation and sustainability. Enjoy live music, food trucks and craft vendors lakeside in beautiful Tuscawilla Park. Don't forget to take home your very own tree sapling! Also, don't miss your skunk hugs.

More details to be announced soon.

POSTPONED - TBD - RIDE FREE NO CAGES PET ADOPTION EVENT

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Harley-Davidson of New Port Richey, 5817 State Road 54, New Port Richey

Hosted by Harley-Davidson of New Port Richey. Come join us for this pet adoption event and help pets find their fur-ever home. The event features on-site pet adoptions (no skunk adoptions will be done as a Class III Captive Wildlife permit is required), pet friendly vendors, music by Train Wreck Tunes, beer & wine, great food, and of course, lots of skunk hugs. See nprharley.com for more information.

Rescheduled - Florida Skunk Rescue Skunk Easter Egg Hunt

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FLORIDA SKUNK RESCUE, Hudson, FL

Due to the corona virus concern, we have rescheduled this event for Sunday, April 26th. EVENT IS OPEN TO SKUNK OWNERS AND THOSE SERIOUSLY INTERESTED IN HAVING A PET SKUNK. R.S.V.P. BY APRIL 19TH TO BRENDA AT 727-809-0975 - BRING A DISH TO SHARE, DRINKS, ETC. - LET US KNOW WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING. RESCUE WILL PROVIDE HAMBURGERS AND HOT DOGS. THE RESCUE WOULD APPRECIATE DONATIONS OF SOFT BABY BLANKETS, PAPER TOWELS, BLEACH WIPES, FREEZE DRIED MEAL WORMS, PUPPY PADS, ETC.

Apr4

The Highland Games - Dunedin

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Highlander Park, 903 Michigan Ave, Dunedin, FL

Skunk Hugs at the Highland Games. We will be located in the children's area. The games run from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. We will be there from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The Dunedin Highland Games and Festival Committee, consisting of volunteers and supporters, formed in 1965, raises funds to support the three bands of Dunedin: The City of Dunedin Pipe Band, The Dunedin High School Scottish Highlander Band, and The Dunedin Highland Middle School Band to improve, develop, and maintain the standards and quality of Dunedin’s Highland Games and associated activities. The Games and Festivals also serve to entertain the public while informing them of the Scottish culture. Corporate and community financial support ensures the continuation of the games into the future for the pleasure of the attendees and the participants.

These Highland games bring together the rich heritage of the Scottish, Irish, and Welsh cultures to the West Coast of Florida. It is held annually on the first Saturday in April, at Dunedin’s beautiful Highlander Park. Visitors can experience and enjoy Highland dancing, individual piping and drumming, pipe bands, and the thrill of Scottish athletic events in a friendly competitive environment.

For more information: http://www.dunedinscottishartsfoundation.com/the-highland-games/

Apr18

5th Annual Grand Opening - Bob's Berries

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Bob's Berries, 11501 Winn Rd, Riverview, Hillsborough County

Hosted by Bob's Berries. Join us for their 5th Annual Season Grand Opening, Farmers and Handmade Market & Berry Farm April 18th, Riverview, FL.

FAQ: •Where are you? 11501 Winn Rd, Riverview, FL 33569 We are 20-25 minutes from the I4/I75 interchange, SE of Tampa. We are 45 minutes from Lakeland, 1 hour from Sarasota and Brooksville and 1.5 hours from Orlando, if the traffic gods smile upon you.

•What kind of event is this?We welcome you to our 5th Annual Seasonal Grand Opening. We offer a handmade and homegrown farmers and artisan market, kids gardening workshop and rock painting, tasty BBQ, frozen lemonades, a huge selection of poultry, quail, plants, fruit trees, organic vegetable starts, small livestock, jewelry, soap, apothecary, and much much more! The GOAQ rabbitry is returning, play with some cute fuzzy friends for a small donation, or purchase from their stock of handmade Easter bunnies! New this year? An apiary, learn more about caring for your own hive of bees! Tarot Readings by Lady Kathryn! Come see our crafters hard at work creating their beautiful wares. Sample jams, jellies, sauces and more! PLUS Skunk Hugs.

•What about the berries? The opening of our organic Blueberry Patch Upick is available on a first come first serve basis, and we definitely recommend that anyone wanting to pick arrive as close to 9:00AM as possible. Crops will be especially limited this year as we have had to make room for other berry operations and the sale of blueberry plants! That’s right, this year we will have multiple varieties of producing berry plants available for sale. You’ll be able to build your very own berry patch! You won’t want to miss out on our market!

Thirsty? Try a frozen lemonade or shaved ice from The Chilly Flamingo! 26 flavors of shaved ice ($3) and 4 flavors of lemonade ($5) not even the pickiest of grandkids could complain!

Or try a delicious fresh ground coffee from the Lyv Mobile Coffee Truck!

•What about dessert? Try a scrumptious scone or gluten free loaf from Fresh From Daisy!

What about Fido? Can he come? Well behaved pets are welcome on the property. Please keep in mind that we will have small livestock such as rabbits, chickens & ducks on site, so if you don’t know how Fido will react to them, perhaps best to leave him home.

•What’s a Kids Gardening Center? We invite all of our potential future farmers to try their hand at painting a vegetable pot or hiding rock, making a seed bomb or planting their very own vegetable seed to grow at home!

•Where should we park? Free Parking is available along the open lot at Potts Road and Winn Road. Please look for signage, observe speed limits and park in designated spots only to respect our neighbors. We’ve filled the entire stretch of road with vehicles before at previous events, we recommend a stroller, cart, or good comfy shoes and eating your Wheaties if you plan on purchasing fruit trees or bringing the kids, just in case.

Apr25

CANCELLED - 2020 Earthfest Celebrating Arbor Day

 —  —

Tuscawilla Park, 300 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL

Explore the great outdoors at Earthfest!

Fun for the whole family, kids can tryout tree rappelling, participate in the youth fishing derby, feed live butterflies and climb the rock wall! Gain a hands-on learning experience meeting local and regional organizations that promote conservation and sustainability. Enjoy live music, food trucks and craft vendors lakeside in beautiful Tuscawilla Park. Don't forget to take home your very own tree sapling! Also, don't miss your skunk hugs.

More details to be announced soon.

POSTPONED - TBD - RIDE FREE NO CAGES PET ADOPTION EVENT

 —  —

Harley-Davidson of New Port Richey, 5817 State Road 54, New Port Richey

Hosted by Harley-Davidson of New Port Richey. Come join us for this pet adoption event and help pets find their fur-ever home. The event features on-site pet adoptions (no skunk adoptions will be done as a Class III Captive Wildlife permit is required), pet friendly vendors, music by Train Wreck Tunes, beer & wine, great food, and of course, lots of skunk hugs. See nprharley.com for more information.

Rescheduled - Florida Skunk Rescue Skunk Easter Egg Hunt

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FLORIDA SKUNK RESCUE, Hudson, FL

Due to the corona virus concern, we have rescheduled this event for Sunday, April 26th. EVENT IS OPEN TO SKUNK OWNERS AND THOSE SERIOUSLY INTERESTED IN HAVING A PET SKUNK. R.S.V.P. BY APRIL 19TH TO BRENDA AT 727-809-0975 - BRING A DISH TO SHARE, DRINKS, ETC. - LET US KNOW WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING. RESCUE WILL PROVIDE HAMBURGERS AND HOT DOGS. THE RESCUE WOULD APPRECIATE DONATIONS OF SOFT BABY BLANKETS, PAPER TOWELS, BLEACH WIPES, FREEZE DRIED MEAL WORMS, PUPPY PADS, ETC.