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Today is December 11, 2016

The Villages, FL 32162

Nearby communities: Lady Lake

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon.
     
           

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.
     
           

Friday, December 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.
     
           

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.
     
           

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 5:44am EST.
     
           

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
    Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.
     
           

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.

    The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
     
           
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

    Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
     
           

Monday, December 26th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
     
           
  • - The holiday schedules for the various exchanges are subject to change if relevant rules, regulations or exchange polices are revised.
     
           

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:53AM, EDT.
     
           

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale AZ. One of the two College Football Playoff semi-finals to determine the contenders in the 2017 national championship game. For info visit click for details.
     
           
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - In 2014, the BCS conference commissioners selected the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl as one of six elite bowl games to host the new College Football Playoff. Starting in 2016, Chick-fil-A Bowl will host a national Semifinal Game (#1 vs. #4 or #2 vs. #3) four times over the next 12 years. In the other eight years, the Bowl will host top ranked teams from around the country as assigned by a selection committee. The bowl will be located in Atlanta, GA at the Georgia Dome.
     
           

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 3:00pm | Local Events, Swap Meet, Antiques, Auction, Car-Truck Corral, Car-Truck Show
    - Auto Swap Meet, Car Corral, Car show at the 24th Annual First Sunday of the Month except July & August, too Hot. Over 900 vendor spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, cars, auto related merchandise, tools, antiques. Door prizes, Dave's trivia questions, food vendors. For more information contact Joann at 727-848-7171 or Craig at 727-534-7433.
    Thank you
    Sumter County Fairground
    7620 S.R. 471 Bushnell FL 33513
    Craig Pearson 727.848.7171 craigpearson_6@msn.com

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 3:00pm | Local Events, Swap Meet, Antiques, Auction, Car-Truck Corral, Car-Truck Show
    - Auto Swap Meet, Car Corral, Car show at the 24th Annual First Sunday of the Month except July & August, too Hot. Over 900 vendor spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, cars, auto related merchandise, tools, antiques. Door prizes, Dave's trivia questions, food vendors. For more information contact Joann at 727-848-7171 or Craig at 727-534-7433.
    Thank you
    Sumter County Fairground
    7620 S.R. 471 Bushnell FL 33513
    Craig Pearson 727.848.7171 craigpearson_6@msn.com

Friday, February 10th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Local Events, Swap Meet, Antiques, Auction, Car-Truck Corral, Car-Truck Show
    - 24th Annual Winter Extravaganza over 1300 spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, Antiques, tools, auto related items, collector shirts. Car and trucks for sale in Car Corral. Door prizes, Craig's trivia questions, food vendors. For more information contact Joann at 727-848-7171 or Craig at 727-534-7433. Thank you
    Sumter County Fairground
    7620 S.R. 471 Bushnell FL 33513
    Craig Pearson 727.848.7171 craigpearson_6@msn.com

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Local Events, Swap Meet, Antiques, Auction, Car-Truck Corral, Car-Truck Show
    - 24th Annual Winter Extravaganza over 1300 spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, Antiques, tools, auto related items, collector shirts. Car and trucks for sale in Car Corral. Door prizes, Craig's trivia questions, food vendors. For more information contact Joann at 727-848-7171 or Craig at 727-534-7433. Thank you
    Sumter County Fairground
    7620 S.R. 471 Bushnell FL 33513
    Craig Pearson 727.848.7171 craigpearson_6@msn.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by January 6, 2017.
    For more information visit: click for details
     
           

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Local Events, Swap Meet, Antiques, Auction, Car-Truck Corral, Car-Truck Show
    - 24th Annual Winter Extravaganza over 1300 spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, Antiques, tools, auto related items, collector shirts. Car and trucks for sale in Car Corral. Door prizes, Craig's trivia questions, food vendors. For more information contact Joann at 727-848-7171 or Craig at 727-534-7433. Thank you
    Sumter County Fairground
    7620 S.R. 471 Bushnell FL 33513
    Craig Pearson 727.848.7171 craigpearson_6@msn.com

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 3:00pm | Local Events, Swap Meet, Antiques, Auction, Car-Truck Corral, Car-Truck Show
    - Auto Swap Meet, Car Corral, Car show at the 24th Annual First Sunday of the Month except July & August, too Hot. Over 900 vendor spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, cars, auto related merchandise, tools, antiques. Door prizes, Dave's trivia questions, food vendors. For more information contact Joann at 727-848-7171 or Craig at 727-534-7433.
    Thank you
    Sumter County Fairground
    7620 S.R. 471 Bushnell FL 33513
    Craig Pearson 727.848.7171 craigpearson_6@msn.com

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 3:00pm | Local Events, Swap Meet, Antiques, Auction, Car-Truck Corral, Car-Truck Show
    - Auto Swap Meet, Car Corral, Car show at the 24th Annual First Sunday of the Month except July & August, too Hot. Over 900 vendor spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, cars, auto related merchandise, tools, antiques. Door prizes, Dave's trivia questions, food vendors. For more information contact Joann at 727-848-7171 or Craig at 727-534-7433.
    Thank you
    Sumter County Fairground
    7620 S.R. 471 Bushnell FL 33513
    Craig Pearson 727.848.7171 craigpearson_6@msn.com

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

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