Published 3-29-23


American Patriots April 15


American Patriots is proud to announce our guest speaker for our April meeting, best-selling author and speaker Dr. Sal Martingano.

     Bring your teenagers! Dr. Martingano is the author of 4 books.  He has served as a health editor for a national magazine, has produced over 1,100 radio programs and 5 years of cable T.V. shows, and is presently a speaker for American Frontline Doctors.

     It has been said that “The secret to FREEDOM lies in educating people, whereas the secret to TYRANNY is in keeping them ignorant.”

     As an articulate and entertaining speaker, Dr. Sal specializes in the “political” implications of how Socialism and Communism is taking hold in America.

     Dr. Martingano’s format empowers his listeners with vital information and the solutions necessary to make better healthcare and political decisions. He will be bringing additional books and study material for social studies students for free. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Live Oak Women’s Club

Trash, Treasure & Bake Sale, March 31


The Live Oak Women’s Club is having their Trash, Treasure, and Bake Sale on Friday, March 31, and Saturday April 1 at the Live Oak Woman’s Club at 1304 SW 11th Street (near the Colesium) from 8-2. Come and get some great bargains and yummy treats.

American Legion Indoor Yard Sale

April 22


Lake City – The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 57 in Lake City is having an indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 8 AM until 1 PM. We will have a large variety of household goods, furniture, tools, garden/lawn items, etc. We also have for sale a number of collectable porcelain dolls. The sale will be held at the American Legion Post 57 at 2602 SW Main Blvd. Lake City. All proceeds will benefit our local Veterans and community programs.

Donations will be accepted beginning April 18. Contact Judy Morelan at 386-288-3122.

McAlpin Florida History

April 10


The McAlpin Community Club will be having a presentation on “McAlpin Florida History,” with Susan Fennell, on Monday, April 10th.  At 6:00 pm we will have a covered dish supper with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm.

      The area that is now Suwannee County has been inhabited for thousands of years. McAlpin was established in 1882, however,  we have recorded history as far back as 800 B.C.

      Bring your family and friends and join us at the clubhouse for this journey into our past. There is no charge.

New Dowling Park Astronomy Group

APRIL 10 7:30 PM


A newly formed astronomy group is meeting monthly on the second Monday at 7:30 pm at the Harmony Center in Advent Christian Village (ACV), 10694 Buck Rogers Drive, Live Oak, FL 32060.  The group meets in Dowling Park, but meetings are open to anyone in the region who is interested in night sky objects. The next meeting is April 10 to view the night sky.  There will be a brief indoor meeting about the upcoming “Protecting Our Dark Skies” event April 12 at ACV and then move outside, weather permitting.  Dress for the weather and bring a folding chair or recliner to enjoy looking up. Bring your own refreshments.  Restrooms are available.  Local astronomers and experts with binoculars and telescopes bring their equipment to share. Get tips from them before you go shopping. Hear star stories, learn about the planets and moons, watch satellites pass over and see amazing views of our dark sky.  Call Ellie at 407-908-4379 or Steve Reas at 386-688-1096 if you have questions. Keep looking up!

Madison Down Home Days 2023 - April 22

Submitted by Madison County Chamber

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce is proud to host Down Home Days 2023, Saturday, April 22. The festival is from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. with a parade at 10 a.m. For more information visit or call 850-973-2788

Hearthstone Gardens April Workshops


Monday, April 3, at 10 AM – SEED SPROUTING  Mary Kay Carte will teach participants the proper way to sprout edible seeds during this hands on workshop. Cost $10. 

     Thursday, April 6 at 10 AM – EDIBLE WEEDS   Peter Shank will share his knowledge of weeds as participants walk and learn how to identify and sample (optional) April’s palette of edible offerings. Cost $10.

     Thursday, April 13 at 10 AM – CORDAGE FROM PLANTS   Peter Shank will show us how to make cord from plants and participants will have the opportunity to make their own cordage to take home. Cost $10.

     Thursday, April 27 and Saturday, April 29 at 10 AM – PROPAGATION   More bang for your buck … have a favorite plant? After a presentation of basic propagation techniques, participants will roam the Gardens taking cuttings of their choice, preparing them, and taking them home. Cost of $15 covers cost of pots and propagation medium. 

     Call (386) 438-3102 to sign up for all workshops. Hearthstone Gardens is located at 3300 134th Place, Wellborn, off US 90 W; 1 mile west of the Suwannee/Columbia County line. Coming from Live Oak, turn right just past the Wellborn Church of God. Coming from Lake City, turn left just past the Amazing Grace Church.

Spaghetti To-Go Dinner - High Springs

April 3

Submitted By Carole Tate

The High Springs New Century Woman’s Club will host a Spaghetti To-Go Dinner Fundraiser Monday, April 3rd from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. 23674 West U.S. Hwy 27, High Springs, FL 32643. The menu will be gluten-free or regular spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, Caesar salad, bread & butter, and dessert for $10.00. For tickets call 386-518-3276 Ext. 2 or visit our website: 


Credit cards accepted. The fundraiser is for The American Diabetes Association.

Free Mobile Dental Clinic

Submitted by Mary Nanny

This free mobile Dental Clinic, a partnership ministry of Florida Baptist Convention and The Suwannee Baptist Association, will be coming to Suwannee County, to a local church, at the end of April. To register and receive an appointment, you must come personally, Saturday April 1st, 2023 to Westwood Baptist Church at 8:30 a.m. This mobile dental mission serves those who have no dental insurance and fall under the 200% federal guidelines poverty level. Only fillings and extractions will be offered. 

     Please bring a list of all your prescriptions, dosages and frequency. Appointments will not be given over the phone.

     To receive an appointment, arrive personally at 8:30 a.m. at Westwood Baptist Church, 920 11th St SW, Live Oak, Fl 32064.

Cross City Airport 2023 Fly-In Cruise-In Business Expo

Saturday, April 15, 2023, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sponsor Information: Your courteous donations are what keep the event FREE! They also allow us to secure entertainment early for each event.

Platinum Level: $750 - Lead sponsor in print, radio, newspaper, social media, event program, your banner display; 2 free booths; live interview day of event; photos/video gallery; event announcement; website advertisement.

Gold Level: 2nd tier sponsor in print, radio, newspaper, social media, event program, your banner display, free booth; event announcement; photos/video gallery; website advertisement.

Silver Level: $250 - 3rd tier sponsor in print, radio, newspaper, social media, event program, free booth; photos/video gallery; event announcement.

Mail to: Dixie Chamber Airport Event, PO Box 790, Cross City, FL 32628 Phone: 352-498-5572

Volunteers: Thursday and /or Friday prior and the Saturday of the event, you are always needed and very welcome. Many hands… make light work!

Vendor Information: - Reasonable priced exposure for your organization! Tell. You story, show your wares.

Indoor (Trail Riders): Six Foot Tabled 2 chairs

Outdoor (Along Sides of Street: 12’ x 12’ spaces)


Call 352-498-5572 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.