This is Heartland Happenings. Your guide to local events throughout the community for the week of July 1

This Friday and Saturday, the Broadway Lights Theatre company, in Tanglewood, is honoring all veterans with a special, musical performance “Salute to Red, White, and Blue.” Tickets are just $5. Doors open at 6:15, show starts at 7. You can bring your own snacks and drinks too.

This Saturday and Sunday, Sebring International Raceway is the place to be! The Sebring 300 race begins at 2pm Saturday, and for the first time ever, the Brazilian Sprint Race runs Sunday from 9:30am – 3pm. Pick up free tickets at all Alan Jay locations. Children 12 and under are free. Gates open every day at 9am.

Sunridge Baptist Church invites your child to attend Vacation Bible School July 7th – 11th at Covenant Presbyterian Life Center at Sun’NLakes in Sebring. Children K5 – 5th grade are free to attend from 6:15 – 8:45pm. For more info, call Cindy at 863-214-6205 or go to  

The Ridge Area Arc invites all ladies to Inn on the Lakes Hotel, July 12th, for a special event, “Heels that Heal.” Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, champagne, guest speakers, and prizes while benefiting the ladies of the Arc. To sponsor the event or for more details call Donna at 863-452-1295

Have a blast July 13th at Vet Jam Summer Fest! From 10am – 8pm Loyal Order of the Moose in Sebring is the place to be for family fun, car shows, tasty food, live music, prizes, and much more! And don’t forget to bring a new, unwrapped toy for Drummer Bob’s Toy Drive. For more details call 863-440-4554


That’s Heartland Happenings. If your group or organization have an event coming up, email