Slug News - Week 15 - Things for You to Do

Week 15 of 2022 - April 4th through April 10th - Things for you to do in Tampa, St. Pete, Ocala, Brooksville, Wesley Chapel, New Port Richey, Clearwater, and more. Covering the following counties in the State of Florida: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sumter.
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Monday - 4th
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Citrus
  1. Sunday - Art Center Theatre Presents: Something to Hide - 2pm to 5pm - $21 - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
  2. Monday - Valerie Theater - The Trouble With Harry - Movie - 1pm to 3pm - EMAIL FOR MORE INFO [email protected] - This event is not covered in the podcast.
Hernando

Hillsborough
  1. Taco Week/ March 31st through April 10th/ Specials for dine-in and or take-out/Deals on Corona beer. LINK
  2. Daily Step/Daily outdoor class/Monday through Friday/Bring your own Step. LINK
  3. Baby Bungalow's Playground/For caregivers/outdoor play for children/one visit per week. LINK
Lake

Marion
  1. An Evening with Kenny G/Reilly Arts Center/500 Northeast 9th Street in Ocala/8 pm to 9:30 pm.  Tickets $45 to $135. LINK
  2. Marion - Ocala - Marion Oaks Community Centre - Savvy Caregiver Program - 1pm to 3pm - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.

Pasco

Pinellas
  1. St. Petersburg/Every Monday/ From 4:30-6:00 pm/Free Weekly Bike Ride/Along South Pinellas Trail/Touring Beautiful Parks. LINK   
  2. St. Petersburg / Caddy's on St. Pete Beach/ New $5 Happy Hour. LINK
  3. St. Petersburg/Art Garden/90 pieces of art created from fiber and jewelry. LINK
Sumter
  1. Monday Night Car Show/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages Classic Automobile Club/5 pm to 8. For more information please contact the presenting car club. LINK
  2. Sherry and The Rockafellas/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  3. The Hooligans/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  4. Sugar Vibe/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  5. The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra Classical Concert 2022/The Sharon/1051 Main Street in the Villages/7 pm.  Tickets range from $25 to $65. LINK
Tuesday - 5th
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Citrus

Hernando

Hillsborough
  1. Hillsborough - Tampa - Amalie Arena - John Mayer - Sob Rock Tour 2022 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
  2. Hillsborough - Tampa - Soul Blind - Crowbar - 1817 N. 17th Street - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
Lake

Marion
  1. Marion - Ocala - Houston Keen Music - Bank Street Patio Bar - 5pm - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
  2. Marion - Ocala - City Council Meeting - 8pm - 110 SE Watula Ave - This event is not covered in the podcast.
  3. Marion - Ocala - County Commission Meeting - 1pm - 601 SE 25th Ave - This event is not covered in the podcast.
  4. Marion - Ocala - Effective Communication Strategies - Alzheimer's Association - Freedom Branch Library - 10:30am to 11:30 am - This event is not covered in the podcast.
Pasco

Pinellas
  1. April 5th/The Zombies/Playing at Bilheimer Capitol Theatre/Featuring Colin Blunstone.
    LINK
  2. Pinellas - St. Pete - Jannus Live - Snoh Aalegra - Ugh, These Temporary Highs Tour - 7pm to 11pm - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
  3. Pinellas - St. Pete - Webb's City Cellar - Classical Revolution - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Classical Revolution brings Classical Music out of the concert hall and into unexpected venues! Grab a beer and enjoy classical music in a relaxed setting. - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
Sumter
  1. Town Square Nightly Markets/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  2. Stella Beat/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  3. Chasing Amy/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK 
  4. Uncle Bob’s Rock Shop/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  5. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard in The Villages/7 pm. Tickets range from $38 to $43. LINK
  6. Bach’s Back with a Beat!/New Covenant United Methodist Church/3470 Woodridge Drive in The Villages/6 pm.  Tickets are $20 and will benefit New Covenant’s Voices for Children which helps fund the Sumter County Guardian Ad Litem program. LINK

Wednesday - 6th 
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Citrus
  1. Citrus - Inverness - Tower Tunes - Music at the depot Tower Stage - 4pm - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
Hernando

Hillsborough

Lake

Marion
  1. Marion - Ocala - Brandon Dull at the Yellow Pony - World Equestrian Center - 6pm to 9:30pm - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
Pasco

Pinellas
  1. Pinellas County - Tierra Verde/ April 6th/ Paddle Adventure in Florida's waterways/Exploring marine life.
    LINK
  2. Gulfport - Caddy's Gulfport/Bingo with a Twist/Wednesday/Free to play. LINK
Sumter
  1. Town Square Nightly Markets/Lake Sumter Landing/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  2. Scooter The DJ/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  3. Blue Stone Circle/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK 
  4. Dance Express/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  5. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard in The Villages/2 pm and 7 pm. Tickets range from $38 to $43. LINK
     
Thursday - 7th 
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Citrus

Hernando

Hillsborough

Lake
  1. Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452 in Eustis. LINK
Marion
  1. Marion - Ocala - Miranda Madison at the Yellow Pony - World Equestrian Center
     - 6pm to 9:30pm - Also known as the "Siren of Swing," Miranda Madison performs timeless classics with elegance and class. - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
Pasco

Pinellas

Sumter
  1. Town Square Nightly Markets/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK 
  2. Old Skool/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  3. Anita Drink Band/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK 
  4. Studio 77/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  5. The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain/The Sharon/1051 Main Street in the Villages/7 pm.  Tickets range from $25 to $60. LINK
  6. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard in The Villages/7 pm. Tickets range from $38 to $43. LINK 

Friday - 8th
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Citrus
  1. Citrus County Chamber Luncheon/The Plantation/9301 West Fort Island Trail in Crystal River/11:30 am to 1 pm.  Guest Speakers are Lisa Miller and Carl Rockman. LINK
  2. Start Me Up!-A Tribute to The Rolling Stone/Citrus Springs Community Center/1570 West Citrus Springs Boulevard in Citrus Springs/7 pm.  Tickets $15. LINK 
Hernando
  1. Berry Bash and Wine Festival/Masaryk Winery/19125 Phillips Road in Masaryktown/10 am to 6 pm. LINK
  2. Hernando County Fair/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street in Brooksville/5 pm to 10 pm. LINK 
Hillsborough

Lake
  1.  Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452 in Eustis. LINK 
Marion
  1. Marion - Ocala - World Equestrian Center  - Marion County Public Schools Career Fair - The MCPS system is hiring for all positions: teachers, custodians, bus drivers, food service members, etc. This event is free and open to the public - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast.
  2. Marion - Ocala - World Equestrian Center - The Joey & Jenny Duo at the Yellow Pony - The Joey & Jenny Duo is a seasoned pair that performs in English and Spanish with selections from Kenny G, Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles, to Pink, Shakira, Bon Jovi, Selena and Marc Anthony - LINK - This event is not covered in the podcast
Pasco

Pinellas
  1. Clearwater Beach/April 8-24th/Pier 60/Sugar Sand Festival/Artists/Live Music/Fireworks/sand sculpting classes/kids’ play zones. LINK
  2. St. Petersburg / April 9th, 7:30-10:30 pm/ Adult Easter Egg Hunt/ Prizes / Bring your Flashlight and Basket. LINK
  3. Largo Event Center/April 8th-7:00pm, April 10th-8:30pm/ Dusty's Circus/Complete with tasty circus treats. LINK
  4. Largo Central Park/April 8th/10:00 am -12:00 noon/Ridge the Electric School bus. LINK
Sumter
  1. Friday Night Car Show/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing featuring The Villages Classic Kart Club/5 pm to 8 pm. For more information please contact the presenting cart club. LINK
  2. Cactus Jack and The Cadillacs/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  3. Trip 19/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  4. SoundUp/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive at The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  5. Strike Up the Band/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard in The Villages/7 pm.  Tickets range from $15. LINK

Saturday - 9th 
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Citrus
  1. Used 2 B Bad Band/Norton's Riverside Sports Bar and Grill/16 Northeast 5th Street in Crystal River/ 6 pm to 10 pm.  LINK
Hernando
  1. Berry Bash and Wine Festival/Masaryk Winery/19125 Phillips Road in Masaryktown/10 am to 6 pm. LINK
  2. Hernando County Fair/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street in Brooksville/1 pm to 10 pm. LINK 
  3. Disco Ball-Let's Take it Back to the 80's Presented by DJ Blu Bloods/Hernando CountyShrine Club/13400 Montour Street in Brooksville/6pm to 10 pm. LINK
  4. Free CommUnity Picnic/Faith Community Church/169 Shady Hills Road in Spring Hill/11 am to 2 pm. LINK

Hillsborough

Lake
  1.  Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452 in Eustis. LINK
Marion
  1. The Oakridge Boys Concert/Orange Blossom Opry/16439 Southeast 138th Terrace in Weirsdale/2:30 and 7 pm.  Tickets range from $56 to $69.  LINK
Pasco
  1. Land O Lakes/Saturday/Yoga with Goats/10:30-11:30 am/
    Your ticket includes a draft beer, glass of wine, or beermosa. Tickets are $40.00.  LINK
  2. Land O Lakes/Saturday/ Propagation of Plants/9:00-10:00 am/ LINK
  3. Lutz/10:00 am to 12:00 noon/ Easter Bunny Hunt/Petting Zoo/Face Painting/Candies Galore/Must register for this event. LINK
  4. Land O Lakes/Beer Festival/Burgers/In-Person sampling/live music. LINK
Pinellas
  1. Pinellas County/Safety Harbor/Philippe Park/Living Shore Project/Volunteers are needed/to assist with 30-pound oyster bags placement. LINK
Sumter
  1. The Farmer’s Market/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/9 am to 2 pm.LINK
  2. Justin Heet Band/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  3. Penta/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  4. Steelhorse/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  5. The Opera Locos/The Sharon/1051 Main Street in the Villages/7 pm.  Tickets range from $20 to $60. LINK
Sunday - 10th
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Citrus

Hernando
  1. Berry Bash and Wine Festival/Masaryk Winery/19125 Phillips Road in Masaryktown/10 am to 6 pm. LINK
  2. Hernando County Fair/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street in Brooksville/1 pm to 9 pm. LINK 

Hillsborough

Lake
  1.  Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452 in Eustis. LINK 
Marion

Pasco

Pinellas

Sumter
  1. Greg Warren Band/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  2. The Leonard Brothers Band/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
  3. SSnakeyez/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive in The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK

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Listing of Garage Sales
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  1. 1920 Lancaster Ln, The Villages - FL - 8th and 9th - 9am to 4pm 
  2. 8400 Keystone crossing Blvd - Odessa, FL - 9th - 8am to 2pm
  3. 7187 SE County Hwy 25A - Belleview - FL 9th - Times Unknown
  4. 13745 5th St - Dade City - FL - 6th - 9th - 2pm - Lifetime Collector Of Antiques With Packed House
  5. 7012 105th Ln N Seminole, FL 33772 - 8th from 8am to 5pm / 9th from 8am to 5pm / 10th @ 10am 
  6. 8400 Keystone Crossing Blvd. ODESSA, FL 33556 - 9th - 8am to 2pm
  7. 1738 W Perdiz St Tampa, FL 33612 - 9th - 7am to 4pm
  8. 5603 Grindstone Loop Wesley Chapel, FL 33544 - 9th - 8am to 1pm
  9. Canopy Drive At Ecclesia Westchase, FL 33626 - 9th 0 8am to 12pm
  10. 2500 Promenade Parkway Odessa, FL 33556 - 9th - 8am to 11am
  11. 2500 Heart Pine Ave Odessa, FL 33556 - 9th - 8am to 2pm
  12. 12817 Wallingford Dr Tampa, FL 33624 - 9th - 8am to 1pm
  13. 5609 N Albany Ave Tampa, FL 33603 - 9th - 8am to 1pm
  14. 2001 Kansas Ave NE Saint Petersburg, FL 33703 - 9th - 8am to 12pm
  15. 3432 FL-580 Safety Harbor, FL 34695 - 9th - 8am to 1pm
  16. 1370 Foggy Ridge Pkwy Lutz, FL 33559 - 9th - 8am to 2pm
  17. 7012 105th Ln N Seminole, FL 33772 - 9th - 8am to 5pm
  18. 16209 Eustis Pl Umatilla, FL 32784 - 7th, 8th, and 9th - 9am to 3pm
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