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Wood carving show is set for Saturday

By TIMES STAFF
Published November 27, 2006


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Wood carving show is set for Saturday 

The Nature Coast Carving Club will host its ninth annual Woodcarving Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Citrus County Auditorium, located at the fairgrounds on U.S. 41 S, Inverness. The show will have about 90 tables of wood carvings and supplies. Demonstrations include carving-in-the-round, use of knives, wood burning and power tools. Approximately 100 carved Christmas tree ornaments will be given away as door prizes. Admission is $2; free for children younger than 12. Free parking.

Delegation to hold annual meeting

The Citrus County Legislative Delegation's annual meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Dec. 14 in the commission chambers of the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N Apopka Ave. Anyone who would like to address the delegation may contact state Rep. Charles Dean's office to be placed on the agenda. For information, call Ryan Tyson in Dean's office at 860-5160.

English professor is featured lecturer

A lecture "Founders and Fighters, Frauds and Foreigners; Florida in Fiction" will be presented at 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Coastal Region Library, 8619 W Crystal St. Maurice O'Sullivan, an English professor and author at Rollins College, is the guest speaker. O'Sullivan specializes in 18th-century English literature, minority literature, popular culture, and Florida studies. Free admission. For more information, call Kitty Ebert 795-4420.

Talent sought for annual contest

Citrus County Parks and Recreation seeks participants in the annual Talent Search Contest. The registration fee is $10 per act. Auditions will be held Dec. 10 and Jan. 13. The final contest will be held at the Citrus County Auditorium from 1 to 6 p.m. Jan. 20. Selected acts will be given the opportunity to participate at the Citrus County Fairgrounds during Fair Week in March. If you are interested in volunteering to be a judge for this event or for additional information, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 527-7677.

[Last modified November 27, 2006, 06:55:53]


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