|JULY 2021 EDITION
BROOKSVILLE MAIN STREET EVENTS & PROJECTS
|Every month we will feature our events happening downtown, and highlight projects we are working on.
|Everyone needs a little refresh now and then, right? Well, we’ve been pulling together some great ideas to incorporate into our new website, and it’s finally complete. Check out our newly revamped website www.welovebvl.org courtesy of Roots Creative Co.!
|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 and October 8th) when the festivities shift to Hernando Park. It’s our way of keeping the music playing in historic downtown Brooksville.
JULY 23: Nate Johnson
JULY 30: Eddie McConnell
AUGUST 6TH: Julie Black Duo
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
|MISTLETOE OVER MAIN STREET UNDERWAY
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 email@example.com along with your name and where you reside.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!
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
|DOWNTOWN BROOKSVILLE GETS FESTIVE
As you are searching high and low for hidden mistletoe,This Saturday we have a few places you should go! Downtown businesses are bringing special treats,With festive drinks, cookies, cakes, and sweets.Sales and specials as you walk through their door,Lifting your spirits, and inviting you back for more!
Here is a list of businesses that have informed us of their activities and specials. Some of the fun last the entire week, others are just on Saturday, July 24th. We’ll update this list as the week goes on!
Brooksville Yoga Company26 S. Brooksville AvenueBYC is spreading some Christmas cheer by holding a FREE yoga class on July 24th at Noon. Registration is open and space is limited. https://www.brooksvilleyoga.com/
Coney Island Drive Inn1112 E. Jefferson StreetStaff dressed in Christmas attire, and offering FREE fresh baked cookies to all Saturday July 24th from 11am – 4pm
Country Depot36 N. Broad StreetAll this week, stop by for a chance to win a bluetooth speaker and one of their new line of Wrangler purses. No purchase is necessary to win! Winner will be drawn Saturday July 24th.
Easy Street Home Decor and Swapnshop100 N. Brooksville AvenueCandy canes and festive fun on Saturday July 24th
Florida Cracker Kitchen966 E Jefferson StreetServing up milk and cookies Saturday July 24th!
Great Stuff & More503 S. Main StreetMake any purchase on Saturday July 24th and get entered into a drawing for a lovely gift basket. Christmas music in the shop all week and festive cookies on Saturday.
Teal Magnolia Workshop5 N. Main StreetFree mini Santa hat magnet to come in and paint or for $10 you can paint a Christmas Flamingo cut out! Friday 10am – 4:30pm and Saturday 10am – 4pm.
The Bistro10 S. Main StreetServing Christmas themed cocktails, desserts, and cookies Saturday July 24th.
Transformed Treasures & Distressed Designs by Diana770 E. Jefferson StreetTransformed Treasures is having a Christmas in July sale! Many items are on sale this week. They have decorated, trim the tree, and gathered some unique Christmas gifts for you and your loved ones! For every customer over 18 that walks in the door, they will get a prize drawing ticket. If they mentioned that they are on the mistletoe scavenger hunt, they will receive a second door prize ticket and 10% off their purchases! This sale will run Monday, July 19th – Saturday, July 24th. They will end the week with live Christmas carolers on Saturday between 11:30am and 2:00pm. The door prize drawing will be held at 4:00pm Saturday.
Treasures From the Heart15 N. Main StreetServing festive Christmas cookies Saturday July 24th
Westover’s Flowers & Gifts, The Pearl Porch Boutiqueand Mallie Kylas Cafe510 E. Liberty StreetSummer Santa with photo op background, giving children candy.Store-wide sales, Christmas display, and cookies passed out from Mallie Kyla’s Saturday July 24th 11am – 3pmShop, eat and explore our downtown as you enjoy the festivities of each of these small businesses
|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. Check out our YouTube channel to catch up on missed episodes: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUpeb3hR5Tx6SC477g7Haqg/videos
|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!
|Brooksville AvenuePhoto Source: Mr. Woodchip/Flickr
|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
|THE SOUNDS OF HEALING
Brooksville Yoga Company invites you to a very special engagement. With the help of sound, reaching a calmed meditative state is so easy it’s almost automatic even for those who have never meditated before. Our minds, bodies, and spirits respond favorably to natural vibrational rhythms and clear tones. With the sounds of the hand drum, gongs, rattles & singing crystal bowls, a calm, relaxed state of mind can be achieved, helping to release stress, thereby being conducive to achieving greater states of inner balance, healing, and well-being. Please join them Saturday, July 24th from 7pm – 8pm for a Sound Bath Meditation with Jim Red SkyCost $25 per person, and space is limited.Masks are optional, and each participant needs to bring their own yoga mat.
Please register online:https://www.vagaro.com/brooksvilleyogacompany
|2021 SUMMER LUNCH TOURThe highly requested “Lunch on the Hill” is back on select dates this Summer! Each event is limited to 40 guests, and you must reserve your spot. The package includes a guided tour of the manor house, a walking tour of Chinsegut Hill Retreat and Conference Center, lunch, beverage, and dessert. The price is $25, and pre-payment is required. Tours begin at 10 AM and will be every 30 minutes. There is a limit of 10 guests per tour. Lunch will be at noon in the dining hall. For more details and to reserve your spot, please visit: https://chinseguthillretreat.com/events/“
|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.
|HAVE 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