Heartland Happenings

This is Heartland Happenings. Your guide to local events throughout the community

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR THE WATERMELON FESTIVAL CONCERT! ENJOY CONFEDERATE RAILROAD, FRIDAY NIGHT, MAY 10TH. GRAB YOUR TICKETS AT WWW.EVENTBRITE.COM OR FROM ANY HARDEE COUNTY ROTARIAN. 

BARE WOOD MARKET WILL BE SPONSORING FOOD DRIVES THIS YEAR FOR VARIOUS LOCAL CHARITIES. DONATED NON PERISHABLE ITEMS FOR FEBRUARY WILL BE GOING TO HOPE HAVEN, WHO HELPS THE HOMELESS MATRICULATE INTO SOCIETY. A LIST OF ITEMS NEEDED CAN BE FOUND AT BARE WOOD MARKET’S FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM PAGE OR ON THE FOOD BOX IN THE STORE. BARE WOOD IS LOCATED AT 130 N. RIDGEWOOD DRIVE IN SEBRING.

ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH IN LAKE PLACID WILL BE SHOWING THE DVD’S FROM NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR, JONATHAN CAHN’S, LATEST BOOK TITLED THE JOSIAH MANIFESTO. THE SHOWINGS WILL BE IN THE PARISH SOCIAL HALL THROUGH THURSDAY MARCH 14TH. THE DVD’S ARE AN HOUR LONG AND WILL BE SHOWN THREE DAYS A WEEK. ADMISSION IS FREE BUT DONATIONS TO THE NEEDY ARE ENCOURAGED. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL MARY AT 863-273-4495.

THE UF/IFAS EXTENSION, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, IS OFFERING ONE MORE AGRICULTURE TOUR, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH. COME SEE AGRICULTURE UP CLOSE AND ALSO ENJOY A RIBEYE LUNCH GRILLED BY THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY CATTLEMAN’S ASSOCIATION. TICKETS WILL SELL FAST- SO DONT WAIT! FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TICKETS- CALL THE EXTENSION OFFICE AT 863-402-6540.

MAXWELL GROVES COUNTRY STORE WILL BE HOSTING THEIR FIRST EVER FOOD TRUCK NIGHT, ON FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST AND SATURDAY, MARCH 2ND, FROM 4:00PM-9:00PM EACH NIGHT. THERE WILL BE DELICIOUS FOOD, MUSIC, CORNHOLE AND THEY WILL ALSO BE SERVING THEIR FAMOUS ORANGE SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM. FREE PARKING AND ENTRY. LOCATED AT 607 E. CIRCLE STREET IN AVON PARK.

THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER SPRING PLANT SALE, WILL BE SATURDAY, MARCH 2ND, FROM 9:00AM-1:00PM. THERE WILL BE LOTS OF FLOWERING PLANTS, SUCCULENTS, ORCHIDS, AND EDIBLES INCLUDING STRAWBERRY PLANTS AND CITRUS TREES. IT WILL BE LOCATED BEHIND THE BERT J. HARRIS AG CENTER AT 4509 GEORGE BLVD. IN SEBRING.

THE AVON PARK MOOSE LODGE #2494 WILL HOST A $9 ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, FROM 8:00AM-11:00AM, SUNDAY, MARCH 3RD. BREAKFAST IS EVERY FIRST AND THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND LOCATED AT 1318 W. BELL STREET IN AVON PARK.

COME OUT AND ENJOY THE SOUNDS OF BIG BAND MUSIC WITH THE SKYLARKS, TUESDAY, MARCH 5TH AT 7:00PM. LOCATED AT THE GENESIS CENTER AT 218 E. BELLEVIEW STREET IN LAKE PLACID.

THE SEBRING SCRIBES AND SCRIBBLERS WILL BE MEETING, WEDNESDAY, MARCH THE 6TH, AT THE SEBRING LIBRARY STARTING AT 1:00PM. THIS MONTH’S TOPIC IS, “CREATING INTERESTING CHARACTERS.” THEY MEET EVERY FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH. ADMISSION IS FREE BUT TO RESERVE YOUR FREE COPY OF THE MEETING MATERIAL PLEASE CALL LARRY AT 828-254-0904.

ENJOY SPRING ON THE FARM-THE NIGHT MARKET, AT ARBUCKLE CREEK FARMS, FRIDAY MARCH 8TH FROM 5:30PM-10:00PM. CELEBRATE THE SEASON OF RENEWAL AND ABUNDANCE WILL LOCAL FARMERS AND ARTISANS SHOWCASING THEIR FINEST PRODUCTS AND PRODUCE. IN ADDITION TO A VARIETY OF VENDORS THERE WILL ALSO BE LIVE MUSIC, A CAMPFIRE, FOOD TRUCKS AND HAYRIDES. ADMISSION IS FREE AND PARKING IS $5. LOCATED AT 6270 E. ARBUCKLE ROAD IN AVON PARK.

THERE WILL BE ANOTHER FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT AT JOURNAL PLAZA IN LAKE PLACID SATURDAY, MARCH 9TH! ENJOY THE FAMILY-FRIENDLY MOVIE, AMERICAN UNDERDOG, STARTING AT 8:00PM. GRAB A CHAIR OR BLANKET AND FIND THE PERFECT SPOT ON THE GREEN SPACE IN FRONT OF THE SCREEN.

THERE WILL BE A SIP AND PAINT EVENT, THURSDAY, MARCH 14TH STARTING AT 6:00PM. THE COST IS $25 PER PERSON WITH SUPPLIES AND SNACKS INCLUDED. PLEASE RSVP SOON, AS SPOTS ARE LIMITED. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL HEARTLAND HORSES EQUINE ACTIVITIES AND LEARNING CENTER AT 863-452-0006.

THE SEBRING VILLAGE ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO THEIR ST. PATRICK’S DAY DANCE, SUNDAY, MARCH 17TH, AT THE CLUBHOUSE. THE DANCE WILL BE FROM 7:30PM-10:30PM. THIS IS A BYOB AND SNACKS EVENT. THEY WILL BE FEATURING MUSIC BY GOOD STUFF. TICKETS ARE $7 FOR MEMBERS AND $9 FOR NON-MEMBERS. FOR TICKETS OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 863-991-1350.

THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF WOMEN OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI EPISCOPAL CHURCH WILL BE SPONSORING A GAME DAY FUNDRAISER, THURSDAY, MARCH 21ST FROM 12:00PM-4:00PM AT TROPICAL WINERY. LUNCH AND DESSERT ARE INCLUDED AND DRINKS CAN BE PURCHASED FROM THE WINERY. ENJOY DOOR PRIZES, RAFFLES FOR GIST CERTIFICATES, AND A 50/50 DRAWING. BRING YOUR FAVORITE GAME AND YOUR FAVORITE FRIENDS FOR A FUN-FILLED AFTERNOON. TICKETS ARE $12 PER PERSON. TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE AT 863-465-0051. TROPICAL WINERY IS LOCATED AT 2768 US HWY. 27 SOUTH IN LAKE PLACID.

THE FRIENDS OF HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK STATE PARK PRESENTS MUSIC IN THE PARK, SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD. ENJOY THE PACKRAT’S MEN OF THE SWAMP, SINGING SWAMP BLUES. THE COST IS $10 PER PERSON AND CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE WITH A PAYING ADULT. FOOD AND BEVERAGES WILL BE PROVIDED BY FOOD TRUCKS AND THE HAMMOCK INN. PARK ENTRY IS $6 AND WILL BE WAIVED AFTER 6:00PM. LOCATED AT 5931 HAMMOCK ROAD IN SEBRING.

THE LAST FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT AT JOURNAL PLAZA IN LAKE PLACID WILL BE SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD! ENJOY THE FAMILY-FRIENDLY MOVIE HOLES, STARTING AT 8:00PM. GRAB A CHAIR OR BLANKET AND FIND THE PERFECT SPOT ON THE GREEN SPACE IN FRONT OF THE SCREEN.

THERE WILL BE A HEARTLAND WEDDING EXPO AND VENDOR NETWORKING EVENT BY BACKDRAFT PROMOTIONS AND ARBUCKLE CREEK FARMS, SUNDAY, MARCH 24TH STARTING AT 11:00AM. ADMISSION IS FREE FOR VENDORS AND ATTENDEES. LOCATED AT 6270 E. ARBUCKLE ROAD IN AVON PARK.

TOBY THE CLOWN FOUNDATION IS HOSTING THE FIRST CLOWNIN’ AROUND CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT, MARCH 30TH, AT THE COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING. REGISTER TODAY FOR A SPONSORSHIP OR TO PLAY IN THE TOURNAMENT. SPACE IS LIMITED. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE MUSEUM AT 109 WEST INTERLAKE BLVD. IN LAKE PLACID OR WWW.TOBYSGOLFTOURNAMENT.COM.

THE ADVENTHEALTH LAKE PLACID AND WAUCHULA FOUNDATION’S CLAYS AND CAMO EVENT WILL BE FRIDAY, MAY 3RD. THERE WILL AWARDS FOR HE TOP TWO TEAMS, OVERALL MALE, OVERALL FEMALE, AND OVERALL JR. TOP SHOOTERS. ALSO ENJOY EASY ONSITE PARKING, BREAKFAST, LUNCH, AND TRAIL SNACKS, AND CHANCES TO WIN! REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST WILL BEGIN AT 8:00AM AND THE TOURNAMENT STARTS AT 9:00AM. LOCATED AT THE OK CORRAL GUN CLUB AT 9449 NE 48TH STREET IN OKEECHOBEE. PLEASE REGISTER BY APRIL 19TH. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 863-402-5525.

SAVE THE DATE! THE HEARTLAND HOEDOWN BROUGHT TO YOU BY HEARTLAND HORSES EQUINE ACTIVTIES & LEARNING CENTER, WILL BE NOVEMBER 16TH FROM 5:00PM-10:00PM. ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, RAFFLES, A SPECIAL DRILL TEAM PERFORMANCE AND MORE! PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR. CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE.

THERE WILL BE BEGINNER LINE DANCE CLASSES AT AMVETS POST #21 IN SEBRING EVERY TUESDAY. CLASSES WILL BE FROM 1:00PM-3:00PM. LOCATED AT 623 HWY. 27 SOUTH IN SEBRING. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL DEE GREVAN AT 863-257-6543.

CHAIR YOGA AND LINE DANCE CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED AT THE SEBRING RECREATION CENTER. CHAIR YOGA IS ON MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 10:00AM-11:00AM AND LINE DANCE CLASSES ARE ON MONDAYS FROM 11:30AM-12:30PM. COME AND CHECK IT OUT. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL MARY AT 863-273-4495. LOCATED AT 333 POMEGRANATE AVENUE IN DOWTOWN SEBRING.

ATTENTION BINGO PLAYERS! LAKE PLACID ELKS LODGE #2661 IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE NEW BINGO PAYOUT INCREASES SOON TO BE EFFECTIVE. TRY YOUR LUCK EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT FROM 6PM-9PM AT 200 CR 621 IN LAKE PLACID. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE GOING TO THE ELKS CHILDREN’S THERAPY SERVICE AND THE ELKS YOUTH CAMP FOR FLORIDA KIDS.

HANDS FOR THE HOMELESS HOSTS THE FEEDING TAMPA BAY FOOD BANK IN AVON PARK EVERY FIRS T AND THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH IN AVON PARK. FOOD DISTRIBUTION BEGINS AT 10AM AT THE UNION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH AT 107 JIM ROGERS AVENUE AND GOES TILL NOON OR THE FOOD RUNS OUT.

PLAY BINGO WITH THE SEBRING HILLS ASSOCIATION EVERY THURSDAY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY! THE GAMES BEGIN AT 6PM AND THE DOORS OPEN AT 4:30PM FOR CONCESSIONS AND SNACKS. CARDS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT 5:00PM. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT THE CLUBHOUSE LOCATED AT 200 LARK AVENUE IN SEBRING.

PLAY BINGO FOR CHARITY AT THE SEBRING ELKS LODGE EVERY MONDAY NIGHT! DOORS OPEN AT 4:45PM, EARLY BIRDS START AT 6:00PM. PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY AND A LOW, $6 MINIMUM TO PLAY.

 

That’s Heartland Happenings. If your group or organization has an event coming up email heartlandhappenings@sebringradio.com