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Inverness  Festival of the Arts

Sat/Sun, Nov 19th and 20th.  9:30am to 4:30pm. 

Downtown Inverness around the courthouse.

Inverness Olde Fashioned Christmas

Tuesday, December 13th, the streets of inverness will come alive with festive holiday magic.  Food, beverages, and art & crafts as will as music and magic acts around the Old Courthouse.  Fun starts at 5:30pm.


Citrus County Cruisers

Every Saturday from 6-9 p.m.
At Wendy’s on route 19 in Crystal River


World class jumping horses

HITS Post Time Farm
January through March – Weekly, Thursday – Sunday
13710 US Highway 27
Ocala FL 34482
(352-620-2275 – during shows only)

A nine-week Grand Prix jumping circuit. See jumping schedule posted on web site. Admission is free, except Sundays – $5. Viewing and photographing opportunities are excellent.


Butterfly Rainforest at Florida Museum of Natural History
3201 Hull Rd.
Gainsville, FL 32611
(352) 392-1721

1,000 butterflies with 2:00 p.m. daily releases. No tripods, max. bag size: 15″ x 15″ x7″

Manatees and native Florida wildlife

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
4150 S. Suncoast Boulevard
Homosassa, Florida 34446
(352) 628-5343

Superb year round photo opportunities with a wide variety of native Florida wildlife: especially manatees. Ranger programs are conducted throughout the day and there is an educational center. Check the web site for hours, special programs and admission prices.

Springs with waterfalls, native plant and flower gardens

Rainbow Springs State Park
19158 S.W. 81st Place Road
Dunnellon, Florida 34432
(352) 465-8555

The Park offers the headspring waters themselves and a variety of scenic walking trails through historic gardens with birds, native plants and flowers. The Parks waterfalls, and butterfly garden offer unique photographic opportunities.

Area Civil War Reenactments

The Brooksville Raid
Check website for the yearly date.
Highway SR – 50 West of the Sand Hill Scout Reservation,
between the Suncoast Parkway and Route US – 19

Featuring more than costumed 1500 reenactors and families with 28 cannons, 60 horse and opportunities to walk through and photograph authentic Confederate and Union camps. Battlefield engagements, artillery demonstrations and Calvary maneuvers are scheduled throughout the days. Period fashions are beautifully adorned by woman and children.

Nature Coast Civil War Reenactment

March : check website for dates
New Location: Kirby Family Farm
19630 NE 30th St.,
Williston, FL 32696

Infantry, Calvary, Artillery and an 1880’s steam train ride with battles on Sat. and Sun. at 2p.m.

Model Airplanes

Hernando Aero Modelers – R/C Flying Club
Most Saturdays
Flying Field is on Rte 98 South. It is 3 miles east of the Suncoast Parkway entrance. Turn in at the CEMEX entrance. The field gate is 100 yards down the CEMEX road.

A wide variety of model are flown from very small planes with electric motors to huge gas powered craft with sophisticated electronics. Members are most receptive to photographers.

Year Round – Check website – Saturdays 9:00 a.m.
Tri-County R/C Club
Dunnellon, FL

Flying is at Rainbow R/C Airpark off Rte. 484
144 members fly planes on this 77-acre field and offer close up opportunities to photograph planes on the ground and in the air.

Leisurely boat tour

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