Great Day Oviedo – Seminole County Event 2012

From: Great Day in the Country

“… [This] is a huge family-oriented Arts & Crafts event hosted by the GFWC Oviedo Woman’s Club.

We have over 350 Arts & Crafts Booths, Business Booths, and Community Service Booths.  Entertainment is provided throughout the day on 2 stages.  We also have a special children’s play area and lots of food & drinks.

The event is located on the grounds of Lawton Elementary School, 151 Graham Avenue, Oviedo, FL 32765.  If you go to the intersection of Lake Jessup Avenue and Broadway (also known as S.R. 426 and Aloma), it’s impossible to miss it.

FREE parking is available at Oviedo High School, and you can ride the FREE shuttle bus to and from the show.

Shuttle Bus Details. The free shuttle bus will run continuously from 9 to 4, but if you’d like to walk, the high school is close enough to get to Great Day by foot. The bus picks up from the street that runs adjacent to the football field (King Street, look for a big sign). The bus drops/picks up at Great Day on the bus ramp of Lawton Elementary (on the east side of the cafeteria near ArtFest). It usually completes a drop-off/pick-up circuit once every 20 minutes.  The shuttle bus has room to stash strollers and wheelchairs for the ride, and it is air conditioned.

Paid Parking. Various close (and privately owned) locations around the show offer convenient parking at rates usually ranging from $5 to $10. The donations often benefit local civic groups or charities and the lots are typically roped off with signage indicating the rate and the cause.”

Runaway Country 2013 Brevard County Florida

Ken Rhoden Provides Info on Runaway Country Brevard County lawyerRunaway County is Back for 2013 on March 22-23-24

Last year’s event was fantastic and brought some talented artists together right here in our own Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida. Hosted in Melbourne’s own Wickham Park, 2013’s Runaway Country is destined to be a great event.

You can find more information about this great festival on Twitter:  @RunawayCountry; on their Facebook page: Runaway Country;  or on the main festival website: RunawayCountry.com.

This year the lineup is already big and promoters claim it is continuing to grow.  Take a look at what is listed now:

Lady Antebellum
Craig Morton
Lynrd Skynrd
Colt Ford
Charlie Daniels Band
Billy Currington
The Farm

You can order tickets online or on the phone and there are both general admission tickets and reserved seating tickets.  There also are corporate packages and corporate “cabanas”.  Use the same ticket link for information on those.

There is a lot of space for camping at the festival or you can check out the list of local hotels.   The Holiday Inn at I-95 & Wickham Road (Viera) is nice, has a restaurant, a bar, a pool, and is close to shopping and the festival site.

The Runaway Country music fesitval is a “Festheads approved festival”. Become a Festhead to connect with other attendees & to get festival news and even discount opportunities for tickets!  Want to become a Festhead?

*Note the logo on this page is the logo from Runaway Country.  It is not directly affiliated to this site and provided only to assist readers in finding information on the festival.

Local Conservative Radio Host Picks Ken Rhoden

Posted by BLK

Just in the last few days, local conservative radio host, Bill Mick, released his popular How I Plan to Vote commentary. This article gives listeners and local residents his personal voting choices with some of the reasoning behind them. Bill is an involved member of the community, a conservative, and a very popular local radio personality on WMMB.

Bill released his vote choices for every race from the US level, to the state, circuit, and local levels.

Bill is choosing to vote for Ken Rhoden over his opponent saying,

“This is a question of which lawyer is best equipped to be the CEO of criminal defense in our area. Blaise Trettis is a career Public Defender and currently manages in the office. Ken Rhoden has worked in that office and in private practice. I prefer the business experience over bureaucracy in this case. I believe a new set of eyes managing the office will serve Brevard and Seminole better than more of the same. Ken Rhoden gets my vote.”

Several weeks ago Bill hosted a forum between Ken and his opponent.  You can listen to the entire interview or you can view the Bill Mick post interview video here.

The post interview video is very interesting for several reasons such as 1) Blaise did not know the budget method his own office uses, 2) Blaise lied in this video saying he is a first time candidate then backtracks with excuses about his campaign in 2008, and 3) Blaise clearly opposes improvements to the criminal rules of procedure that he doesn’t use nor seem to even understand.


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Politicians Say the Darndest Things Mailer

Many people have received a mailer in recent days about the false statements being made by my opponent and they have said they would like to be able to email a copy of it to their friends and colleagues.    Below is a copy of the postcard information and please feel free to share a link to this page via email, Facebook, or Twitter if you wish.

Transit of Venus – Once in a Lifetime Opportunity says Brevard County Public Defender Election Candidate, Rhoden

The transit of Venus is an exciting and possibly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In the next few days (June 5 – 6) star-watching and planet-watching people all over the globe will have the rare opportunity in the astronomical realm when Venus is visible in the transit across the sky and sun. This will not happen again in this century.

What exactly is the “Transit of Venus”? And why is it so special?
Two questions that my family and I had so I did some research and found this information.

Venus crosses between earth and the sun (the planet Venus is visible in front of the sun) and this is what scientists call a “transit”. As Venus travels and the earth travels in its own orbit, Venus will move across the sun and we, on earth, will see a small black dot on the sun. One site I read referred to it as a small black beauty mark on the sun.

Because of the way the earth and Venus are tilted and how the respective planets are tilted on their axis the movement of Venus across the sun is very rare – happening in a pair, 8 years from each other and that is only every 100 years. (June 8, 2004 was the last time and in 2117 it will happen again – that is over 100 years from today!)

Here is some information/links that may be of interest to you. Just remember – do NOT look directly into the sun while viewing Venus. Use a pinhole camera or other safety deviceInfo on Transit of Venus. Those of us in Central Florida can view it generally in the evening of June 5.