|The Revitalizer is a monthly publication by Brooksville Main Street. This newsletter will highlight some of the great events and projects we have planned each month, in addition to community features, fun spotlights, and ways you can get involved with our Main Street efforts. Together we can all become part of revitalizing our historic downtown Brooksville.|
|JUNE 2021 EDITION|
|Every month we will feature our events happening downtown, and highlight projects we are working on. |
|LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY IN DOWNTOWN!|
If you like our Friday Night Live Concert Series, you’ll love Courthouse Live!
Courthouse Live will take place every Friday, with the exception of our 2021 Friday Night Live dates (September 10th, October 8th, and November 12th) when the festivities shift to Hernando Park. It’s our way of keeping the music playing in historic downtown Brooksville.
REMAINING SCHEDULE FOR JUNE:
JUNE 11: Jeff Jarrett
JUNE 18: Eddie McConnell
JUNE 25TH: Emmet Stevens Jr. with Wilton Simpson Jr.
SPECIAL NOTE:BEGINNING IN JULY, COURTHOUSE LIVE WILL SHIFT TO A LATER TIME AND BE HELD FROM 7PM – 9PM
Take an early trip downtown to explore our Florida Mermaid Trail, visit some of our one of a kind shops, and grab a meal to go at one of our downtown restaurants.
Bring a chair from home, or you can even dine under the beautiful oaks at our newly placed picnic tables at our historic courthouse.
FOOD AND SNACK/DESSERT VENDORSOne full food and one snack/dessert vendor will be reserved each Friday we produce Courthouse Live. Email me directly at email@example.com to express interest in booking for Courthouse Live. We are currently waiving vendor fees for this brand new growing event. Come and be part of the energy we are bringing to downtown!
MUSICIANS/BANDS Interested in playing at Courthouse Live? The first step is to complete a musician/band submission form: here
|THE RETURN OF MISTLETOE OVER MAIN STREET|
In Brooksville, we are known for our month long Christmas celebrations. In the spirit of “Christmas In July”, we are getting festive a bit early!A very special mistletoe will be hidden in Brooksville from July 18th – July 24th. Watch for the daily clues that will lead you to big prizes!
HOW TO PLAY:1. Follow the clues launched daily at 10am on our Brooksville Main Street Facebook page and website between July 18th – 24th
2. Locate the hidden mistletoe outside a local Brooksville business.
3. Take a photo with the mistletoe at the found location and email to firstname.lastname@example.org You MUST submit your photo via email to be declared the winner of the day.
4. Next, take the found mistletoe to our offices located at the Brooksville Welcome Center 205 E. Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville, FL 34601 Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm to claim your prize!
We will close out the festivities on July 24th with participating businesses having festive cocktails, special menu items, and decorating their establishments in a Christmas theme. All week long while you are searching for the location of the mistletoe, be sure to stop in to visit our businesses. Shop at our unique stores, grab a bite to eat, create something with friends and family, or simply stop in to say hello.
New to the area? Be sure to stop by our Brooksville Welcome Center located at 205 E. Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville, FL 34601 to discover all there is to see and do in the area, with helpful assistance by our friendly Florida’s Adventure Coast tourism staff.
Let’s bring the community together as we sprinkle a little love and Christmas magic over our city!
Learn more here
|Brooksville Main Street has partnered with Nature Coast Technical High School’s Film department, NCT Films, to produce 20 ‘Follow Me to Brooksville’ segments. This is in partnership with our T-Mobile sponsorship. The first “Follow Me to Brooksville” episode has been released! Check it out if you missed it:|
FOLLOW ME TO BROOKSVILLE – EPISODE 1:Easy Street Home Decor
Join host, Ian Wald as he follows owner Bob Angier to Easy Street Home Decor. Learn about the history of the location, the cool stuff you can find inside, and fun facts about Bob.We especially want to thank T-Mobile for sponsoring this effort and making this incredible project come to fruition.
Episodes will be released weekly, so be sure to follow our Brooksville Main StreetFacebook page for the latest!
|CALL TO ARTISTSProject: Library MuralsHonorarium: $10/square footApplication Deadline: Open|
Brooksville Main Street invites artists to create an original art piece on one of two locations at the Hernando County Public Library in downtown Brooksville. The mural program is designed to enhance the city by adding works of art to the Main Street District, bringing art, character, and interest to otherwise uninteresting surfaces. Projected completion in Fall 2021 after hurricane season.
Full details and application can be found via our website:https://www.historicdowntownbrooksville.com/mural-projects
|ADVENTURES AWAIT IN DOWNTOWN BROOKSVILLE|
Whether you are taking a ride on the Good Neighbor Trail, or searching for hidden Mermaids on the Florida Mermaid Trail, the possibilities for exploration are endless. Enjoy a stay-cation at one of our lovely historic bed and breakfasts. Take a break with a quick bite to eat at our unique eateries, or discover our one of a kind shops.We are all here to welcome you for your first time, and look forward to welcoming you back time and time again.
Hope to see you in downtown soon!
|LOCAL COMMUNITY EVENTS|
|Each month we will feature local community events submitted to us. Have a event you would like help promoting? You can find more details on the submission process here|
|NATURAL NIGHTS AT MOUNTAINEER|
Natural wines by the glass, craft beer, featured food, and charcuterie boards.
Mountaineer Coffee is excited to offer wine options that are free of chemical additives and sugars, have been minimally processed, and come from vineyards that are dedicated to sustainable and natural farming practices.
Mountaineer Coffee26 S. Broad St.Brooksville, FL 34601(352) 593-5375
Facebook: Mountaineer CoffeeInstagram: mountaineercoffeeWebsite: http://mountaineercoffee.com
|SOUTHERN BELLE’S MAKERS’ MARKET!|
Southern Belle Realty, Inc. will be hosting a makers’ market the 1st Saturday of every month featuring handmade, handcrafted, and local artisan exhibitors from 5pm – 8pm.
They plan to hold the Makers’ Market at Southern Belle Realty’s new location at 824 E. Jefferson Street.
Interested in signing up for their upcoming markets?Reach out to Jennifer Brown at (352)631-5592 or Jen@southernbellerealty.com for more details.
|BLOOD DRIVE LOCATION: 205 E. FORT DADE AVE., BROOKSVILLE, FL 34601HAVE YOU DOWNLOADED DISTRX?Distrx not only houses the digital version of the Florida Mermaid Trailmap with brand new audio clues to secret mermaids, but it also connects you to our downtown Brooksville shopping, dining and professional services.|
Ways to download the distrx app:
Apple App Store:https://apple.co/2vjo7TU
|205 E. Fort Dade AvenueBrooksville, Florida 34601www.welovebvl.orgEmail: email@example.com|