Weekend Events in Hernando County October 25th-27th

spring hill weekend guide
Please click on the title of each event or visit the community events calendar to get more information.

Friday:

  • Open Paint at Artful Possibilities 10:00 am – 5:00 pm where you choose a piece of ceramic or plaster, paint it, and take it home. They’ve got lots of holiday themed pieces as well as every day creations to choose from.Bluesfest-250x250ad.gif blue
  • Annual Ethnic Festival 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm at St. Joan of Arc featuring carnival rides and games, live entertainment, delicious ethnic food, beer and wine, a flea market, raffles.
  • Boys & Girls Club/Westside Fall Festival 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm featuring a haunted playground, haunted stage, carnival games, dunk tank, Smokey the Bear, fire engines, police cars, and more.
  • Haunted Tram Rides 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm at Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park featuring a spooky tram ride, haunted house, and a trail creepy scenes. Event goers can also participate in a costume contest, hang with the clowns, and have their faces painted.
  • The Haunted Angelus House in Hudson from 6:30 p.m. until midnight featuring 25 acres of terror complete with a large haunted house with parts in insane 3D, a pirate haunt with realistic hangings, a haunted hayride with confederate zobies, and a one mile haunted trail.
  • Historical Museum Fall Festival & Haunted House 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm featuring 3 floors of pure terror followed by outside scare zones. The Fall Festival area will be family friendly with FREE games for children of all ages to enjoy and prizes awarded just for playing. The will also have a safe and not sacry children’s maze for $1, a fire pit with story telling and marshmallow roasting, palm reading, and a food booth selling hot dogs, soda, water and baked goods.
  • Haunted Hayride & Trails 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park featuring haunts from the past including soldiers, Seminoles, and pioneers. Kids will have their choice of a kid friendly trail or a more scary one and the event will feature candy, drinks, a bounce house, and music for children at no additional cost.golddust
  • Wild n’ Wicked Nights 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm at Weeki Wachee Springs will feature some spooktacular festivities including Area 51 Tour, Captain Nemo: The Search for the Mathus, Petting Zoo, Crazy Carnival, Haunted Trail, Creepy Little Things Hayride, Costume & Scream Contest, Kids Maze, Creatures in a Treehouse: Presented by John Leggio, and the Mermaids performing ”A Monster High Halloween” .
  • Haunted Trail on Golddust Road 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm where you will take a guided tour through a dark and mysterious forest. Face your fears and the frightening unknown…If you survive the trail, you will come face to face with the Wicked Witch!
  • Fiddler On the Roof 7:30 pm at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church is a great show for the whole family! A theater experience where the performers engage with the audience. Includes dessert and coffee.
  • Happy Halloween Train Rides 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm at Crews Lake Wilderness Park is fun for the whole family! Ride the train through the woods and see what awaits you around the next turn…

Saturday:friends of poor walk

  • 5K Paint Run for New Beginnings Youth Shelter in Downtown Brooksville where runners and walkers of all ages are invited to participate and all pre-registered runners and walkers are guaranteed a t-shirt and finisher medal. There will be a pre-race and post-race party. Spectators are also welcome and color bombs to blast your friends and family along the route will also be available for purchase.
  • St. Vincent de Paul’s Annual Friends of the Poor Walk at St. Theresa Catholic Church to help raise money that will be used to assist needy families in Hernando County with rent, utilities, food, clothing and other necessities.
  • Baddest Mudrun 5K at an old mining/rock quarry in Brooksville, formerly known as Gran Canyon, featuring 20 obstacles as well as food vendors, a beer tent, on site games like mud volley ball and mud tug of war, merchandise for sale, and music.
  • Bark Island where you can bring your bestest furry pals over to Pine Island to splash, play, and enjoy the beach from 7:30 until 9:30 a.m
  • Coastal Celan-up 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at Linda Pedersen Park for individuals who want to have a part in keeping Hernando County beautiful for the enjoyment of all of our citizens and visitors.
  • Fall Maze at Harvest Moon Farm 9:00 am – 5:00 pm is a 5-acre corn maze features more than 3 miles of twists, turns and decision points and the Farm features a variety of other activities including mini mazes, pumpkin bowling, pony hopping, riding a cow train, a petting farm, arts and crafts, and more. There is also a pumpkin patch onsite.challenger2
  • The Fall Maze at Sweetfield’s Farm 10:00 am – 5:00 pm featuring a life-sized living labyrinth of corn, hay rides, a hay maze and spider web maze (for the littler ones), lawn games, a tree house, story telling, crafts, and visits with the farm animals including the infamous Rosie Moo Moo.
  • Fall Festival at Challenger K-8 10:00 am – 2:00 pm is FREE and open to the public. The event will feature pony rides, a dunk tank, two bounce houses, pumpkin decorating, a family photo booth, face painting, a bike parade, cookie decorating, a crazy hair station, DJ, firetruck, student art auction, games and activities with prizes, a variety of vendors, and food.
  • Open Paint at Artful Possibilities 10:00 am – 5:00 pm where you choose a piece of ceramic or plaster, paint it, and take it home. They’ve got lots of holiday themed pieces as well as every day creations to choose from.
  • Monthly “Loving Our Community” Outreach Event 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at First United Methodist Church hosted by The Spring Hill Neighborhood Project to educate the community about the rich resources available to help them.
  • Annual Ethnic Festival 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm at St. Joan of Arc featuring carnival rides and games, live entertainment, delicious ethnic food, beer and wine, a flea market, raffles.
  • 4th Annual Weekistock 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm at BeckyJacks Food Shack with local vendors, musicians, artists, businesses and organizations, games, fresh produce and raffles throughout the day.
  • Fall Festival at Mariner United Methodist Church 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm featuring games, prizes, bounce house, crafts, haunted house, and hayrides. All activities are free!
  • Fall Festival & Haunted Hayride hosted by Pure Country 4-H Club 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm at Frazier Farms featuring food, fun, and frights suitable for scaredy cats.bbq
  • Haunted Tram Rides 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm at Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park featuring a spooky tram ride, haunted house, and a trail creepy scenes. Event goers can also participate in a costume contest, hang with the clowns, and have their faces painted.
  • Lizzie Ts Fall BBQ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm including BBQ pulled smoked pork, cole slaw, baked beans, and cake for dessert to benefit The Dawn Center of Hernando County. The BBQ will also feature a live DJ, door prizes, silent auction, children’s activities, and a pumpkin patch. Costumes are welcome.
  • The Haunted Angelus House in Hudson from 6:30 p.m. until midnight featuring 25 acres of terror complete with a large haunted house with parts in insane 3D, a pirate haunt with realistic hangings, a haunted hayride with confederate zobies, and a one mile haunted trail.
  • YMCA’s Spooktacular Fall Festival 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm featuring a mad science lab, trunk or treat, games and crafts, spooky face painting, snacks, and more.
  • Haunted Hayride & Trails 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park featuring haunts from the past including soldiers, Seminoles, and pioneers. Kids will have their choice of a kid friendly trail or a more scary one and the event will feature candy, drinks, a bounce house, and music for children at no additional cost.Image (5)
  • Historical Museum Fall Festival & Haunted House 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm featuring 3 floors of pure terror followed by outside scare zones. The Fall Festival area will be family friendly with FREE games for children of all ages to enjoy and prizes awarded just for playing. The will also have a safe and not sacry children’s maze for $1, a fire pit with story telling and marshmallow roasting, palm reading, and a food booth selling hot dogs, soda, water and baked goods.
  • Wild n’ Wicked Nights 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm at Weeki Wachee Springs will feature some spooktacular festivities including Area 51 Tour, Captain Nemo: The Search for the Mathus, Petting Zoo, Crazy Carnival, Haunted Trail, Creepy Little Things Hayride, Costume & Scream Contest, Kids Maze, Creatures in a Treehouse: Presented by John Leggio, and the Mermaids performing ”A Monster High Halloween”
  • A Night Under the Stars Chinsegut Conservation Center starting at 7:30 pm where telescopes will be set up for viewing and you will learn about the constellations and stars visible from professional astronomers.
  • Fiddler On the Roof 7:30 pm at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church is a great show for the whole family! A theater experience where the performers engage with the audience. Includes dessert and coffee.
  • Happy Halloween Train Rides 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm at Crews Lake Wilderness Park is fun for the whole family! Ride the train through the woods and see what awaits you around the next turn…Fiddler on the Roof Ad
  • Haunted Trail on Golddust Road 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm where you will take a guided tour through a dark and mysterious forest. Face your fears and the frightening unknown…If you survive the trail, you will come face to face with the Wicked Witch!
  • Halloween Night Runs at Weeki Wachee Springs for anyone brave enough to venture into the woods at night. The one mile Weeki Wachee Night Owl Classic is open to all ages and will be held at 11:00 p.m. At midnight, the 5K Weeki Wachee Creature Feature will begin and is open to anyone over the age of 16.

Sunday:

  • Fall Maze at Harvest Moon Farm 9:00 am – 5:00 pm is a 5-acre corn maze features more than 3 miles of twists, turns and decision points and the Farm features a variety of other activities including mini mazes, pumpkin bowling, pony hopping, riding a cow train, a petting farm, arts and crafts, and more. There is also a pumpkin patch onsite.
  • The Fall Maze at Sweetfield’s Farm 10:00 am – 5:00 pm featuring a life-sized living labyrinth of corn, hay rides, a hay maze and spider web maze (for the littler ones), lawn games, a tree house, story telling, crafts, and visits with the farm animals including the infamous Rosie Moo Moo.
  • Annual Ethnic Festival 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm at St. Joan of Arc featuring carnival rides and games, live entertainment, delicious ethnic food, beer and wine, a flea market, raffles.fall festival
  • Open Paint at Artful Possibilities 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm where you choose a piece of ceramic or plaster, paint it, and take it home. They’ve got lots of holiday themed pieces as well as every day creations to choose from.
  • Halloween “Fun”draiser hosted by Tina’s Dance Academy at Regency Oaks Clubhouse 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm featuring games, prizes, food, costume contest, dancing, photo booth, and more. All are welcome! Each child will receive a goodie bag, 5 game tickets, a cupcake, and a soda.
  • Fiddler On the Roof 3:00 pm at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church is a great show for the whole family! A theater experience where the performers engage with the audience. Includes dessert and coffee.
  • The Haunted Angelus House in Hudson 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. featuring 25 acres of terror complete with a large haunted house with parts in insane 3D, a pirate haunt with realistic hangings, a haunted hayride with confederate zobies, and a one mile haunted trail.

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