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By Times Staff Writer
Published October 19, 2007
Vendors and crafters are needed for the following nonprofit events:
Craft and flea market to benefit All Children's Hospital, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, Sam's Club, 13360 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Spaces are $15 each. Call Sandy after 3 p.m. at 727 858-5096.
14th annual Sonshine Arts and Crafts Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, Brooksville. Indoor table and outdoor space reservations are $15. Sponsored by the Mary Martha Guild of the church, proceeds will benefit the youth groups and their projects. For applications or information, call Barbara at 799-3082 or Inge at 686-8751 between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
36th annual Citrus County Festival of the Arts, Nov. 1-4, Courthouse Square, off U.S. 41, Inverness. Artists wishing to participate must complete an application, available online at www.cityofinvernessonline.com; send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 726-3913 or (352) 382-2191. Applications are also available at all Citrus County Chamber of Commerce offices (401 Tompkins St., Inverness; 28 NW U.S. 19, Crystal River; and 3495 S Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa). This is a juried show with purchase awards and about $10,000 in prize money. In addition to regular exhibitors, artists from area schools will display their work. There is no admission charge to attend the festival.
Hernando County Shrine Club Ladies Auxiliary annual yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, at the Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., off Sunshine Grove Road, Brooksville. Tables are available for $10 each. Call Donna at 666-4980 or Margie at 688-7289. Donations for the sale are appreciated; to arrange a pick-up, call Jack at 666-4980 or Fred at 597-1703.
American Legion Unit 186 Auxiliary parking lot sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 12091 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Vendor spaces are $10 (must bring own table). Donations for the sale can be dropped off Nov. 1 and 2. Call Terry at 597-6971.
A Taste of Jazz, 10 a.m. Nov. 3 and 4, Weeki Wachee Springs, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. Cosponsored by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council and Hernando Jazz Society. The event is included with regular park admission. Spaces are available for food vendors and artists of "wearable" art. Corporate sponsorships are available. Proceeds benefit the Fine Art Council's grant program. Call Mary Jane Russell for details, 754-4788. Visit www.hernandoarts.org.
Hernando County SPCA yard sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3, at the SPCA shelter, 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville. Space rentals are $15. Call Mary at 688-5746, or the shelter at 596-7000 between 11 a.m. 3 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Ridge Manor West flea market and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10, Ridge Manor West Community Center, 6376 Windmere Road. Tables are $7 each. Call Doris at 544-0540.
Forest Oaks and Spring Oaks assisted living facilities to host craft show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, 8055 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Spaces are $25; vendors bring their own tables. Call Mona, 683-3323.
Spring Hill Art League's 34th annual Fall Harvest of Art show, Nov. 17 and 18, at the Outlet Shopping Mall, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. This is a juried show of fine arts, fine crafts, country crafts, photography and youth art. Business exhibitors are invited to participate. Call Isabelle for details, 683-5452.
Hernando County Business and Professional Women's second annual Holiday Bazaar, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 27, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail, Spring Hill. Vendor tables are $30 for 6-foot tables or $35 for 8-foot tables. Call JoAnne Clay, 686-0360, or Karen Lund, 686-2891.
Festival of Trees, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Sponsored by the Brooksville Woman's Club. This is an indoor event. Vendors, crafters and nonprofit organizations are invited to participate. Applications for table rentals are now available. The cost is $30 for two 5-foot tables for the two days. Nonprofit groups participating display decorated trees. Call Yvonne at 796-6026 or 848-7988, or Karen at 796-2096.
Hernando County Fair Association's outdoor Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, except during the annual Hernando County Fair. Vendor spaces are available for $10 a day. The fairgrounds is at 6436 S Broad St. Call 796-4552.
Market on Main Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month, on Main Street, between Broad and Liberty streets, as well as in the city parking lot next to 31 S Main St., Brooksville. Vendor spaces (10-foot by 10-foot) are available to those selling produce, plants and shrubbery, antiques, collectibles, crafts, woodwork, jewelry, candles, baskets, quilts and miscellaneous items. Spaces are $15 per month or $50 for four months. Vendors must supply their own tables and chairs. Call 797-9330 or visit www.brooksvillebusiness.com.