Things to do in Hernando starting Aug. 9


Snakes of Florida: This is a one-hour talk on the snake species of Florida, how to identify venomous vs. non-venomous and how to avoid encounters with snakes in your landscape. No need to register for this free program. 10 a.m. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

10 Saturday

Nature Coast Botanical Garden Plant Nursery Plant Sale: The botanical gardens are open daily from dawn to dusk. On Saturdays and Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon, find a sale of plants grown at the gardens with budget-friendly prices. Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 683-9933.

Master Gardener Nursery: Find a large selection of Florida native and Florida-friendly plants, all from healthy stock at budget prices, at the nursery open from 9 a.m. to noon, each Wednesday and Saturday, weather permitting. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Gun Show: Admission is $6. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Hernando Sportsman’s Club, 16121 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 799-3605.

Gator Trader Summer Fling 2019: The event will feature all types of beer-related collectibles, such as cans, steins, labels and signs. There will be raffles, to include a grand prize of a $50 restaurant gift card. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Sunset Lounge, 5431 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 686-6565.

Spring Lake Museum and History Center: Offering historic photos and artifacts, local family histories, school and lake histories. Free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Old Spring Lake Community Center, 4184 Spring Lake Highway, Brooksville. (352) 796-4704.

Brookridge Social Line Dance: A DJ will play a variety of music for beginners through intermediate dancers. Bring your own beverage, snacks and ice. Casual attire (no open back sandals). $5. 6:30 p.m. Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brooksville. (352) 397-6088.

11 Sunday

Sally Langwah and Her Broadway Buddies Show: The Brookridge Men’s Club hosts this show that pays tribute to some of the most memorable musicals of all time, with impressions from Julie Andrews to Liza Minelli. Tickets are $10. 7 p.m. Ken, (352) 556-2471 or Gene Cowell, (3520 596-7140.

13 Tuesday

When Bad Landscapes Happen to Good People: Presented by Lilly Browning, Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program coordinator. Learn about common mistakes that are made in the central Florida landscape, and how to avoid them. Free. Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 16110 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville. (352) 540-6230.

14 Wednesday

Ukulele Jam: Join other ukulele lovers to strum and sing together. A few instruments available to borrow. Free. 4:30 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

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