The Villages 2023 Strawberry Festival at Brownwood Paddock Square takes place on February 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is free. The event will feature plenty of live entertainment, vendors of all kinds, and of course more strawberries than you can possibly handle. Here's a look at ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Strawberry Festival at Brownwood Paddock Square
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The Villages Loofah Rumor: True or False?
There is a rumor that circulates on the internet from time to time that people who live in The Villages will put a loofah (sometimes spelled luffa or loofa) on their car or golf carts to indicate that they are available for swinging, hooking up, or husband/wife swapping (also known as key ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Loofah Rumor: True or False?
Halloween in The Villages
Halloween is most commonly associated with young trick or treaters getting into costume and going around the neighborhood filling their bags or buckets with sugary treats, so you might think the holiday would pass without much fanfare here in The Villages. Nothing could be further from the ... Continue Reading » about Halloween in The Villages
How The Villages Did With Hurricane Ian
The Villages was spared the brunt of Hurricane Ian and held up incredibly well. Our thoughts are with others throughout the state who weren't as lucky. There were a few downed trees throughout The Villages, lots of tree limbs and debris (mainly palm fronds and the like), cancelled nightly ... Continue Reading » about How The Villages Did With Hurricane Ian
11th Month Inspections, Spanish Springs Refurbishment, and More
Rusty Nelson recently posted this great video about the importance of "11th month inspections": Here's what else I'm reading and watching this week: Don Wiley, whose videos under the YouTube name "Goldwingnut" you may have seen in the past here on the blog was appointed to the Sumter County ... Continue Reading » about 11th Month Inspections, Spanish Springs Refurbishment, and More
A St. Johns Update, Lady Lake Relents on Apartments, and More
Here's Papa Pineapples with a current look at St. Johns and beyond: Here's what else I'm reading and watching this week: And just like that... Lady Lake Commission will drop opposition to apartment homes (The Villages Daily Sun) Last week I mentioned that hurricane season was starting. ... Continue Reading » about A St. Johns Update, Lady Lake Relents on Apartments, and More