May 2014 Happenings in the City of Inverness

As the old saying goes… there's something for everyone here!

 

National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 1 Noon Inverness Government Center

The “63rd National Day of Prayer”, which will take place Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at 12:00 noon in the IGC Plaza Area. Pastor Ed Mitchell will be overseeing the ceremony and this year’s theme will be “One Voice United in Prayer”.

 

Inverness Farmer’s Market

Saturday May 3rd

Live entertainment with Greg Pando! Everyone knows that the IFM brings local and fresh products with over 40 vendors to choose from, beautiful goat soaps, local honey, personalized embroidery towels, handmade jewelry, essential oils, custom signs, doggie treats to people treats – cookies, cupcakes, breads, jams, jellies, produce and the best smoked salmon in Citrus County.

 

ROCCS Regatta

Saturday May 3rd 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Liberty Park

Southeast Middle School Championship – Teams competing from Gainesville, Orlando, Longwood, Tampa, Jacksonville and Inverness. The only event of its kind in the U.S. Come out and cheer on your favorites! For details, please call 352-354-3ROW

 

United Way Kids Triathlon at Whispering Pines Park

Saturday May 10th 12-4:00 p.m.

1700 Forest Dr. Inverness, FL 34450

Presented by DRC Sports and in support of the United Way. The United Way Kids Triathlon returns, bigger and better! Reserve Saturday May 10 for ACTION at Whispering Pines Park!

For more information call 352-637-2475.

 

Music at the Museum Concert

Thursday May 15th 7:00- 9:00 p.m. @ Inverness Historic Courthouse

Benefitting the Historical Society, singer/songwriter Bob Patterson

Call 352-341-6427 for more info and ticket pricing.

 

National Peace Officers Day

Thursday, May 15, 2014 10 a.m. @ Cooter Pond Park (next to CCSO)

A commemoration of departed law enforcement officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice, their lives, in the performance of their honored professions. Call 352.637-5775 for details.

 

“Doo Wop the Block” meets “Friday Night Thunder” FREE EVENT

Friday May 16th 5:00-8:00 p.m. @ Courthouse Square downtown Inverness

It's a special Thunder this month, as live Doo Wop music with “THE NYSE Guys” will be filling the downtown area. As always, cars and trucks from all decades assemble in Courthouse Square in downtown Inverness, from classics, antique and sports, to imports and more. Besides cars & music, valve cover car racing, 50/50 prizes and lots more fun will be offered. … and special this month, it’s the Cruiser Pub and Restaurant Crawl. Pick up your card at the City of Inverness tent and play the game as you check out the local restaurants. Drop your card off at the COI tent to be entered into drawings for free prizes. The Friday Night Thunder is held the third Friday each month. Presented by the MOPARS Car Club. For more information contact Ken McNally 352-341-1165

 

Inverness Farmer’s Market

Saturday May 17, 2014 9 – 1 p.m. Blues and Berries at the Market

Live entertainment and loads of berries! Everyone knows that the IFM brings local and fresh products with over 40 vendors to choose from, beautiful goat soaps, local honey, personalized embroidery towels, handmade jewelry, essential oils, custom signs, doggie treats to people treats – cookies, cupcakes, breads, jams, jellies, produce and the best smoked salmon in Citrus County.

 

School’s out “Rock the Block” concert FREE EVENT

Saturday, May 24th 7:00- 11:00 p.m. @ Courthouse Square, Downtown Inverness

The City of Inverness is partnering with Tobacco Free Florida at the Florida Department of Health in Citrus County to host the 2014 School’s Out Rock the Block concert. This event will feature live music provided by UNRB, Under Great Lights, Serotonic, and Inverness’s own Mighty Mongo. This is a free event and there will be a photo booth, rock climbing wall, and festival food. Come and celebrate the end of the school year and beginning of summer! Call the City of Inverness 352.726.2611 for details.

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Movie in the Pines “FROZEN” – The sing along version FREE EVENT!

Saturday, May 31 Fun begins @ 7 p.m. with FREE facepainting, bungie trampoline, nad festival food vendors. Movie around 8:45 p.m.

Bring your lawn chairs, your friends and family and come out to Whispering Pines Park

to watch the movie FROZEN! SOMETHING NEW! It’s Sing-a-long… words to these award winning songs will scroll along the bottom of the screen. Remember! We’ll have Festival Vendors and a free Bungie Trampoline and facepainting.

 

 

For more information call 352-726-2611

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