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Cracker Country Adult Guided Tours

Cracker Country Adult Guided Tours

Hillsborough Co., FL – Join in on the fun and enjoy a Cracker Country tour on December 7 at the Florida State Fairgrounds.

An experienced guide will lead you on an adventure that brings rural Florida’s history to life. Experienced guides share the stories of Florida’s pioneers while touring you through Cracker Country’s original structures.

For more information visit www.crackercountry.org.

Temple Terrace Arts Council: Recent festival a beautiful success

Temple Terrace Arts Council: Recent festival a beautiful success

Tampa, FL-- The Temple Terrace Arts Council held their 39th annual Temple Terrace Community Arts Festival  this past weekend, and they excitedly reported the event "a beautiful success."

At the two day event, attendees enjoyed food, entertainment, crafts for the kids, arts and crafts, a canoe challenge and even a Veteran's Day celebration.

Many community volunteers and sponsors made this event possible, and the Arts Council would like to extend a big "thank you!"

Bucklers Craft Fair

Bucklers Craft Fair

Tampa, FL – Buckler’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair is a returning favorite of the Florida State Fairgrounds! Bring the family to enjoy handmade creations, custom holiday and home decor, unique gifts and gourmet delights on Saturday, November 24 or Sunday, November 25 at 10 a.m.

Admission $6:00 – Kids 12 and under FREE!

Free family story time in Ruskin

Free family story time in Ruskin

Ruskin, Florida -- Family story time is being held Thursdays: Nov. 8, 15 and 29 at 7 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library.

Organizers say there will be action rhymes, interactive activities, songs, and stories during the 30-minute program that celebrates a love of reading for children of all ages.

Children and families are welcome to the free event.

Learn how to draw and color cartoons in Riverview

Learn how to draw and color cartoons in Riverview

Riverview, Florida -- Children and teens can join local teen artist Leah Lopez as she teaches them how to draw and color cartoons. All materials will be provided too.

The free event is being held at the Riverview Branch Library at 10509 Riverview Drive in Riverview on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 4 p.m.&

Flash mob promotes India Festival at International Plaza

Tampa, Florida -- Shoppers at International Plaza got a flash mobbed Bollywood-style when dozens of dancers surprised crowds Saturday with a colorful routine that combined American and Indian music to help promote the upcoming 25th Anniversary of the India Festival of Tampa Bay this weekend.

India Fest, founded in 1988 at the USF Sun Dome, offers a wide variety of cultural entertainment including dance competitions, singers, comedians and appearances by Bollywood celebrities.

Eric Darius to play in Wesley Chapel

Eric Darius to play in Wesley Chapel

Wesley Chapel, FL-- Blue Note recording artist, Eric Darius, and the Eric Darius Jazz Quartet will perform at the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel to benefit the area's educational programs.

The concert will take place on November 16 at 7:30 p.m., and organizers say all seats are at a special benefit price of $10. 

Call the Box Office at 813-794-8772 to order tickets or for additional information.