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Plant City Observer Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 1 week ago

Haps 12.6.18

Haps 12.6.18

Strawberry Festival concert tickets on sale Thursday

Can’t wait to see Steven Tyler, Willie Nelson and other Florida Strawberry Festival headliners? Thursday is your first chance to make it happen.

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced ticket sales for its 2019 headline shows began this morning at 8 a.m. and that discounted admission tickets can also be purchased for $8 at the same time. Tickets can be bought online at, over the phone at 813-754-1996 or in-person at the Amscot Main Ticket Office, 2209 W. Oak Ave.

The theme of the 2019 festival is “It’s a Hit!” and it will run from Feb. 28 through March 10, 2019.


Community meeting for transportation tax

The Improvement League of Plant City will host a community meeting regarding the recently passed All for Transportation tax on December 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bing Rooming House, 205 S. Allen St. All interested persons are invited to attend. 

The meeting will clarify the details of the tax proposal that passed and share information about transportation plans of HART, the Metropolitan Planning Organization and more. Plant City is set to receive $3 million per year from the tax, beginning in early 2019 and, according to the Improvement League, a list of projects for Plant City is needed by March 2019.


EHHS 2018 Candlelight Tour

The East Hillsborough Historical Society invites Plant City to its 2018 Candlelight Tour.

The Dec. 14 event is meant to highlight Plant City’s historic residential district with a candle-lit walk from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tour stops include the 1914 PCHS museum, the Sparkman House Luxury Bed & Breakfast and more. Dinner will be served at the Sparkman House and dessert at the McGlathery home. Sangria with Santa will be held at the Young home and punch will also be served at the 1914 museum.

The EHHS asks anyone interested to RSVP online at by Dec. 10. Tickets and maps can be picked up at the 1914 museum at 4:45 p.m. Dec. 14. For more information, call 813-757-9226 or email [email protected].

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