Scarecrow fest to enliven Dade City

Just in time for fall, patrons will have a chance to enjoy the Scarecrow Festival. The Dade City event function set for Oct. 12, will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A host of vendors will offer food and crafts, and there will be entertainment, too. Mr. Tommy will make his return with live musical performances, and a sing-along for kids and adults. Patrons can design their own scarecrows … [Read more...]

Dade City Scarecrow Festival aims to be fun

The Pioneer Florida Museum and Village in Dade City is gearing up for its annual Scarecrow Festival, set for Oct. 13. An array of live performances will be given throughout the day, including the East Pasco Gymnastics Team and songs by Mr. Tommy. Food concession stands will be available, as well as vendors offering items such as jewelry, beauty products, clothing and crafts. Professional … [Read more...]

Ranch Days is back for its second act

When the organizers were gearing up to debut Ranch Days last year at Little Everglades Ranch, north of Dade City, they proceeded with caution. They wanted to see how the event went, before making plans for another one. Apparently, the event went well because now event planners are gearing up for the second annual Ranch Days on the 2,050--acre property, owned by Bob and Sharon … [Read more...]

Egg hunts and services planned to celebrate Easter

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Easter season, you’ll find plenty of options across the region. There are fun events, such as Easter crafts and egg hunts, solemn Good Friday events and Easter service celebrations. Here are few highlights from around the area covered by The Laker/Lutz News. They are presented here, in chronological order. The Pioneer Florida Museum & … [Read more...]