Dade City set to give locals a ‘Spook-tacular’ time

The Dade City Woman’s Club will host its first ‘Spook-tacular’ on the evenings of Oct. 26 and Oct. 27. The event will be held on the grounds of the Pioneer Florida Museum, at 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City. The public event will take place from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., each day, with an admission charge of $8 and free parking. Guests can attend in costume, and will be greeted with concession … [Read more...]

Hitting all the right notes — together

It’s a Monday evening at the Dade City Woman’s Club and vocal coach Alison Graham sits at a small round table, near a bank of windows. Girls are sitting around her on the floor, listening as Graham reads through judges’ comments from their most recent competition. It’s a routine the girls know well. The singers, who are members of Graham Music Studios, are accustomed to performing, and … [Read more...]

Rebecca’s at City Market offers new fare

The phone call came unexpectedly in October. In passing, Curtis Beebe had told the owners of City Market Bistro that if they ever wanted to sell, he and his wife Rebecca might be interested. Within days of the call, Rebecca’s at City Market was signed, sealed and delivered. By November, the Beebe’s were off and running with their third restaurant in four years. And, they were betting … [Read more...]

Dade City chamber hosts business expo

Businesses have the chance to shine in the spotlight at the 2015 Annual Community & Business Expo, hosted by the Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce. The annual event will be held Nov. 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Dan Cannon Auditorium at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, at 36722 State Road 52 in Dade City. More than 60 businesses to date have signed up to take part in the expo, which … [Read more...]

Ornaments reveal history, raise money

When the Dade City Garden Club began selling an annual holiday ornament to raise money for the club, the decoration was simple: a two-dimensional square. That didn’t matter. The ornament’s theme — the Historic Pasco County Courthouse — touched a chord among area residents and quickly sold out, recalled Pat Carver, who was involved in getting the ornament sales off the ground. When … [Read more...]