PROGRAMS


  • HOPE SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
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    HOPE INTERNSHIPS

    HOPE Fuel Program

    UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ORAL HISTORY

    WHITE SPRINGS LIBRARY (386-397-1389)

  • Town Events

Events:

Weight Management Program

Weight Management Program

 

This federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader is observed on the third Monday in January.

 

February

 

 

March
Azalea Festival

Wild Azalea Festival 3rd Saturday in March

 


March 31 - April 2

Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display. Demonstrating the craftsmanship and durability of American farm machinery, the show’s participants will operate working equipment and compete in tractor races. Visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of wheat threshing, shingle milling, corn grinding and unusual engines for everyday purposes. Exhibits will include collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vintage pedal tractors, antique cars and farm equipment.


May 21
May Day Celebration - Saturday beginning at 10 am at Carver School.
Music, performances, bounce houses, softball game, and free food served at 2 pm

 

May 27-29
Florida Folk Festival
A three-day celebration of folk songs, music, dances, legends, crafts and other forms of traditional expression which reflect the folklife of Florida. Co-sponsored by the Department of State.
Advance tickets call 1.877.635.3655

 

July 4th
Hamilton County Celebration

 


October

 


Suwannee River Quilt Show and Sale
October 14-16

Quilters from around the southeastern United States gathers to display their magnificent quilts. Quilt mall, demonstrations many other features. Sponsored by the Stephen Foster Citizen Support Organization and local quilters guilds.
Tel: 386.397.7009 for entry forms. Admission is $3.00 per person.
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Rural Folklife Days October 27-28

Featuring Florida's rural past with farm traditions that remain part of family and community life. Quilting, cane grinding, syrup making, lye soap making, hand-made cow whips 
Time:  9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

 


November 


December 2-24
Festival of LightsChristmas Festival of Lights

A one-day celebration of the holiday season. Features decorations, music and much more. Highlight is a parade down Main Street, with the tree and park lighting for the season. Donations of canned goods and small toys accepted as admission for the program to be distributed to needy families.Tel: 386.397.2733 - Email: specialeventsws@gmail.com
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9 p.m


tOWN HAPPENINGS

Budget Workshops
Monday, Aug.t 10, 2015 at 5:30 pm
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Budget Hearings:     
Thursday, Sept 3, 2015 at 5:30 pm
Thursday, Sept 17, 2015 at 5:30 pm

AREA ACTIVITIES:

Old Jail Historical Museum
Jasper, Florida Haunted Old Jail Tours – 386-792-2725

 

Blackberry Festival
Jasper, Florida
386-397-1212

Hamilton County Rodeo
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Woodpecker Mud Bog
386 292-4720

White Springs Historic Waling Tour (Pick up brochure at Town Hall or at the Tourism Center.)

Withlacoochee Trail Ride
New Year’s Eve Hosted by
McCulley Farms
386-938-3011

AZALEA FestivalMarch

Azalea Festival

Enjoy music, arts & crafts, children's activity area, Suwannee River Duck Race, Wagon Rides and Little Miss Wild Azalea Contest.
For more information call: 386.397.2310
Email: specialeventsws@gmail.com

FlA Folk FestivalMay

Fal Folk Festival

A three-day celebration of folk songs, music, dances, legends, crafts and other forms of traditional expression which reflect the folklife of Florida. Co-sponsored by the Department of State. Advance tickets call 1.877.635.3655

Quilt showOctober

More than 200 quilts will be shown during the three-day show

Folk Life DaysNovember

Folk Life Days

Rural Folklife days celebrates farm and household traditions that remain a part of family and community life, especially here in North Central Florida.  Local residents demonstrate how to preserve fruits and vegetables with home canning, how to plait a cow whip by hand and how to make a hand sewn quilt.