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Dec 13

2017 Okeechobee Ag-Venture

2017 Okeechobee Ag-Venture
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Time: 9:00 am
Date: Wednesday December 13, 2017 through Thursday December 14, 2017
Location: Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds
Address: 4601 Highway 710, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Community
Calling all volunteers! Okeechobee Ag-Venture needs over 75 volunteers each day to make this event a success for the 4th grade students.
Dec 16

Tommy Todd Memorial/NU-HOPE Clay Shoot

Clay Shoot
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Time: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Date: Saturday December 16, 2017
Location: Quail Creek Plantation
Address: 12399 NE 224th St, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Sports
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 16, 2017 due to Hurricane Irma! This is the same event that was previously scheduled for Sept. 23rd (old date).

Attention all shooters! The Tommy Todd Memorial/NU-HOPE Clay Shoot will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 (NEW DATE!) at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee. Registration opens at 8:30 am, with a shotgun start at 9:30 am. Entry fee is $125 per shooter and includes a grilled sausage breakfast and a great BBQ chicken and smoked brisket lunch.

Awards will be given to the highest individual, female, youth, and team scores. Each team may have up to 4 shooters. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

This year, in honor of all who have served in Law Enforcement, a discount will be provided to active or retired Law Enforcement participants. There will also be a special competition among the Law Enforcement teams to determine the best shooting team!

A drawing for our major raffle prize, a Mossberg Silver Reserve II shotgun, will take place during the awards luncheon. Tickets for this raffle are $5 or 5 for $20. The winner for this raffle does not need to be present to win.

Proceeds from this event will benefit NU-HOPE Elder Care Services and be used to enhance services for seniors and caregivers in our community.

For more information concerning the Clay Shoot or the Gun Raffle, please contact Laurie Murphy at (863) 382-2134 or via email at MurphyL@nuhope.org.

So come on out, join us for the NU-HOPE Clay Shoot, and have fun while helping seniors to remain vital members of our community!
Dec 16

Drop and Shop

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Time: 9:00 am
Date: Saturday December 16, 2017
Location: Church of Our Saviour
Address: 200 NW 3rd St, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Christmas & Holiday
Attention Parents!! Need some time to be "sneak out" and Christmas shop for the kids? Or maybe some time to do preparation and cleaning for the big day? Then this event is for you! If you have kids age 2 and up, feel free to drop them off at the hall and get them registered for the day and then you are off and running! We will provide activities, games, crafts and much more. Lunch will be provided. Please call the office if you are interested.
Dec 16

2017 Marine Corps Toys for Tots of Okeechobee Distribution

toys for Tots
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Time: 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Date: Saturday December 16, 2017
Location: Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds
Address: 4601 Highway 710, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Kids / Family
2017 Marine Corps Toys for Tots of Okeechobee distribution with Santa will be on Saturday, December 16 at the Okeechobee Agri Civic Center off HWY 70 from 10:30- 1:30. Distribution is first come first serve and children must be present.
Families will need to provide proof of Okeechobee residency. Either a driver's license with Okeechobee address or photo ID along with Okeechobee serviced utility bill. Do not hesitate to contact if you have questions.

toysfortots@embarqmail.com
Dec 17

MSTA South Lunch Ride

MSTA South Lunch Ride
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Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Date: Sunday December 17, 2017
Location: OK Corral Gun Club
Address: 9449 NE 48th St, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Sports
OK, it's technically a brunch ride...
And, it does fall on a Sunday...
So, join us anyway for lots of fun and frolic just before the holidays!!

We'll arrange for a group setting, and try to set up the same discounts offered during our last visit for anyone who wants to try their shooting skills. I know I'll be after a few more clays...

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Dec 21

Fast N Furious Barrel Racing

Fast N Furious Barrel Racing
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Time: 5:00 pm
Date: Thursday December 21, 2017
Location: Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds
Address: 4601 Highway 710, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Sports
OPEN 4-D minimum $250 added $35 entry
WBRL SIDE POT 75% PAYBACK $25 ENTRY FEE
Youth 3-D $50 added with 25+ entries $25 entry payout for youth will be 4-D with 40+ riders, points will based on 3-D times
Exhibitions $5 each 5-6:30pm
PEE WEE $10 7pm
OPEN 7pm AFTER PEE WEE
Youth 17 & under Will follow the open, youth may roll over open times
THIS IS A DOUBLE POINTS SHOW
Dec 26

Okeechobee Food Truck Invasion

Okeechobee Food Truck Invasion
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Date: Tuesday December 26, 2017
Location: Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds
Address: 4601 Highway 710, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Food / Beverage
This is a huge outdoor picnic where food trucks of different origins and cuisine prepare food that is cooked to order. It’s not fast food, as the majority of the trucks are run by regional chefs. A great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods and sweet treats to choose from will be available by a selection of about 20 food trucks. Be sure to bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic in the immediate area
Jan 6

World Champion Robert Vogel Competitive Pistol Course

Competitive Pistol Course
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Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Date: Saturday January 6, 2018 through Sunday January 7, 2018
Location: OK Corral Gun Club
Address: 9449 NE 48th St, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Sports
***Only 16 spots available. This exclusive course Hosted by United Tactical Federation will sell out quickly! Start 2018 off with top-notch training from World Champion Shooter Robert Vogel. The course will focus on all that is needed to excel in Practical Pistol shooting competition. Fundamentals and techniques will be discussed in great detail and students will not only learn the “how” but also the “why” of certain aspects of shooting. Geared mostly towards competitors in USPSA, IPSC and IDPA the rules, equipment, strategy and nuances of these disciplines will be thoroughly covered. From dryfire to basic classifier drills to shooting actual stages it is all a part of this class. Last but not least match strategy and the all important “mental game” will be talked about as well. Regardless of where you’re at skill wise this course contains what you need to take yourself to the next level.

***Take advantage of paying half now and half by 12-1-2017, or pay in full now to reserve your spot.

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Jan 18

Yeehaw Music Fest

Yeehaw Music Fest
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Time: 1:00 pm
Date: Thursday January 18, 2018 through Sunday January 21, 2018
Location: Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds
Address: 4601 Highway 710, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Concert / Live Music
Lineup of artists and bands for the 2018 Yeehaw Music Fest. This is going to be a great show, but I always expect that from Ernie & Debbie.

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Jan 18

Yeehaw Music Festival

Yeehaw Music Festival
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Time: 1:00 pm
Date: Thursday January 18, 2018 through Sunday January 21, 2018
Location: Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds
Address: 4601 Highway 710, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Category: Concert / Live Music
Just a reminder that the Yeehaw Music Festival is coming again in January. 3 days of Bluegrass and Classic Country Music, with Gospel Music on Sunday morning.

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