A 4-Wheeled Event to Benefit 4-Legged Friends in Marion County


The Humane Society of Marion County is putting the petal to the metal and the rubber to the road the 8th Annual Hot Dogs and Cool Cats Car, Bike, and Truck Show. On Saturday, November 12, you'll be drooling over classics roadsters and the most elaborate vehicles on 2 and 4 wheels. Your four-legged roommate is also invited to enjoy the festivities at the … [Read more...]

30th Annual Chili Cook Off in Ocala

bowl of chili

Time to get things spiced up for fall in Ocala! When the temperature starts to drop there is no better comfort food than chili! Spicy and soupy or thick and chunky, it can go with just about any dish. I like mine over spaghetti noodles, corn bread, rice, or just served with a side of garlic toast. Great, now my mouth is watering for it! If yours is too, … [Read more...]

Family-Friendly Thrills for Halloween


    Halloween weekend doesn't have to be all about the biggest scares. It can be fun for the entire family. If you're looking for something fun to do with the kids, or something a bit out of the ordinary from the typical trick or treating, try these events  in Ocala: Thrill the World 2011 - Join the worldwide attempt to have the … [Read more...]

Helping Share a Hearty Harvest Around Ocala

Photo courtesy Ocala.com.

When you think about autumn harvest, what comes to mind? Probably a cornucopia of colorful vegetables and ripe fruits just picked from the vine. Maybe some larger than life pumpkins and festive gourds, a few strategic bundles of straw thrown in. In Ocala, a successful harvest might look more like an economy-sized grocery shopping list. Boxes and boxes of … [Read more...]

Second Harvest Food Drive at The Estates at Heathbrook

Hands holding various foods.

Autumn is the time of the harvest, which usually means good eating and big meals for families across the country. However, that's not always the case for many families right here in Florida. Hunger is still a very real problem in America, but thanks to the growing generosity of Florida residents and major corporations, we can bring food to the once empty and … [Read more...]