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In this What's Happening Around The Villages podcast, VNN Executive Producer Jill Winters tells you about what activities, entertainment and more are coming up this week.

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In this What's Happening Around The Villages podcast, VNN Executive Producer Jill Winters tells you about what activities, entertainment and more are coming up this week.

    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2022

    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2022

    It's a festive week here in The Villages. The final two Tree Lighting Festivals are coming up, along with The Villages Christmas Parade and the Lady Lake Christmas Parade too. This year's Special Olympics Florida Sumter County Festival of Trees fundraiser is going on now and we have more details for you. And if you enjoy musical performances, don't miss Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra's Messiah 2022 and Carols by Candlelight. 

    • 9 min
    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 21-27, 2022

    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 21-27, 2022

    Lake Okahumpka Recreation is open and it is spectacular. Find out more about this facility from Recreation Area Supervisor Madison Taylor.  Special Olympics Florida's annual fundraiser Festival of Trees is going on now, plus the first Villages tree lighting festival is coming up on Saturday. Villages News Network Executive Producer Jill Winters has those details for you in addition to information about annual charity drives on now, and some holiday high school basketball tournaments. Have a great Thanksgiving, and thank you for listening! 

    • 9 min
    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 14-20, 2022

    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 14-20, 2022

    A new recreation center is set to open and there are two car shows going on later this week. From the sounds of a resident concert band to New York Tenors to Stevie Wonder, there is lots happening on the musical entertainment front. Villages News Network Executive Producer Jill Winters will also tell you about the outdoor concert and movie series, along with information about the start of a holiday giving program. Plus, don't miss out on a chance to cheer on local golf professionals at a popular annual shootout. 

    • 9 min
    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 7-13, 2022

    What's Happening Around The Villages Nov. 7-13, 2022

    . Election Day is here and Veterans Day is coming up on Friday, so make sure to show off your patriotism this week. Villages News Network Executive Producer Jill Winters has details about several Veterans Day events you can attend. Hula Hoop on the square Tuesday, play bean bag baseball Wednesday, and then how about a Starry Starry Day & Night event Friday. Plus, you can attend a cycling expo & health fair along with a bicycle challenge too. And there are so many talented groups having shows this weekend that you will not want to miss. 

    ***The Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park of The Villages has been canceled due to a tropical storm warning for the area. The brick dedication ceremony will happen 10 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony. Parady's Tribute to Veterans is canceled and will be rescheduled.***

    • 9 min
    The Villages Entertainment for November

    The Villages Entertainment for November

    The Sharon Senior Booking Manager Elizabeth Constant joins Villages News Network Executive Producer Jill Winters with details about entertainment options for you at The Sharon, Savannah Center, and The Studio Theatre this month. Plus, don't miss out on the first two tree lightings this holiday season at the town squares.

    • 10 min
    What's Happening Around The Villages Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2022

    What's Happening Around The Villages Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2022

    Enjoy a Halloween Pirate Cruise and the next day help trim a tree at Truman Recreation. The holiday fun is just beginning! Early voting continues through Saturday and on Saturday don't miss out on the 25th annual Government Day filled with important information about local, state and federal government agencies. This weekend you can also attend an arts & crafts show in Spanish Springs and much more.   

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