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Events

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, June 5

    Chiefland Watermelon Festival

    It is time to sign-up for the Chiefland Watermelon Festival pageants. Download an application at www.chieflandwomansclub.org

    Catergories and criteria are:

    Little King and Queen:  Ages 3-5 as of June 5, 2010

    Little Princess:  Age:  6-10-you must have completed 1st grade 

    Princess:  Age:  11-15-you must have completed the 6th grade 

    Queen:  Age 16-22

    Chiefland FOL

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, May 27

    Tourist Development Council

    The Levy County Tourist Development Council will have its bi-monthly meeting, Thursday, May 27 at 6 p.m. at 620 N Hathaway Ave., Bronson (Levy County Visitors Bureau Office).

    The meeting is open to the public.

    Tuesday, June 1

    Jazz Concert

  • Community Happenings

    Sunday, May 23

    Writing Workshop

    “How to Make a Living Freelance Writing,” will be presented by writer, editor and publisher Rick Sapp, Sunday, May 23, 2:30 p.m. at Millhopper Branch, Alachua County Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. The free event is sponsored by Writers Alliance of Gainesville.

    Tuesday, June 1

    Jazz Concert

  • Community Calendar

    Friday,

    May 28

    WHS 2000 Reunion

    Williston High School Class of 2000’s 10-Year Reunion is set for Friday, May 28 at the Holiday Inn & Suites, Ocala from 7-11p.m. Tickets are now on sale. $25 per person/$45 per couple. Please include classmate name and name of spouse/guest.

    Make checks payable to:

    WHS Class of 2000

    331 SE Hwy 41

    Williston, FL 32696

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, May 15

    Watermelon Festival

    The 65th Annual Newberry Watermelon Festival is Saturday, May 15 and organizers are looking for contestants 0-23 years of age for the annual Watermelon Pageant.

    Contact Lisa Hughes, Pageant Director, at 352-354-5385 or visit www.newberrywatermelonfestival.com for an application. 

    Friday, May 28

    WHS 2000 Reunion

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, April 24

    Battle of the Bands

    There will be a Battle of the Bands at Goethe Trailhead Ranch April 24. A $10 donation per person is requested at the gate. Band deadline is April 10.

    Call 352-489-8545 for more information.

    Fishing Tourney

    The annual “Catchin’ a Cure for Cancer” tournament is scheduled for April 24 at the Wacassassa Fishing Club.

  • Community Events

    Friday, April 16

    Benefit Golf Tourney

    The Chad Reed Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Chiefland Golf & Country Club Friday, April 16.

    The first flight check-in will be at 7:45 a.m.

    For more information, call Stacey at 352-542-3181 or 352-262-4081.

    Saturday, April 17

    Fun Run

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, March 18

    Williston FOL

    The Friends of the Williston Public Library will present the March program March 18 at 7 p.m. at the library.

    The retired principal of local schools, Reggie Williams, will show slides of his daughter's wedding in Africa.

    Saturday, March 20

    Easter Egg Hunt

    Williston Rotary Club will host its annual Easter Egg hunt Saturday, March 20 beginning at 11 a.m. at John Henry Park.

    Band Car Wash

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, March 20

    Theatre Auditions

    The Suwannee Valley Player are holding auditions for the next production Name That Murder, comedy spoof that is a play within a play. Auditions are open and will begin at 10 am on Saturday, March 20 at the Chief Theater at 25 Park Ave., Chiefland.

    Upcoming

    WHS 1980 Reunion

    Willison High School Class of 1980 will hold a reunion June 18-20.

    On Friday there will be a mixer; Saturday night dinner/dancing at the Williston Crossings and a barbecue Sunday at Rainbow Springs.

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, March 5

    Food Fest

    The Bronson FFA Alumni will host its Eighth Annual Food Fest March 5 at the First Baptist Church in Bronson.

    Entertainment, starring Jack Screws and the Sunday Dinner Band, begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner, featuring venison, sausage, pork, chowder, gumbo and fish with the trimmings begins at 6 p.m.

    Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

    Saturday, March 6

    Pancakes and Softball