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SATURDAY, JAN. 25
AGRItunity 2014
AGRItunity 2014 Conference and Tradeshow hosted by the UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension will be from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more information call 793-2728.
Scenic byway ribbon cutting
A scenic byway promoting ecotourism and history will be featured as a ribbon cutting is held to celebrate the Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway’s designation as an official Florida Scenic Highway. The ceremony begins at 9 a.m. at the Dade Battlefield Historic State Park in Bushnell. Assistant Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Brian Blanchard, along with byway supporters, national, state and locally elected lead-ers are expected on hand. The Dade Battlefield Historic Society will provide a history lesson featuring time pe-riod re-enactors and musket firing demonstrations. Attendees will have access to the park’s visitor center and museum. There will be free admission to the park for this event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway was designated in May 2013 and becomes the 24th Florida Scenic Highway to be designated by the Florida Department of Transportation. It includes 62 miles of roadway from State Road (SR) 50 to SR 44 and includes many historic and scenic intrinsic resources.

SUNDAY, JAN. 26
Special event
The Sunday Nite Dance will be at The American Legion Post 347, corner of CR. 466 and Rolling Acres Rd., in Lady Lake. Singles, couples, everyone welcomed. You do not have to be a member . Open 6 p.m. Music By COOLBREEZE Band from 7 - 10 p.m., snacks, desserts supplied $10. Information: 352-304-8672.

THURSDAY, JAN. 30
Advisory Council
Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School Advisory Council will meet at 3:15 p.m. in the school’s media cen-ter.
FRIDAY, FEB. 28 and SATURDAY, MARCH 1
Craft bazaar
Continental Arts & Crafts Club 30th Annual Craft Bazaar will be from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. on State Road 44, be-tween Wildwood and Leesburg, just east of Brownwood. There will be vendors in the Clubhouse of Continental Country Club as well as on the grounds adjacent to the Clubhouse. There are still outside vendor tables and tent spaces available. For further information - Contact Joan - 330-0398