published: Wednesday, October 02, 2013
October schedule loaded with events in Sebring
By SAMANTHA GHOLAR
SEBRING -- The fall season brings with it lots of things to Highlands County -- cooler evenings, snowbirds, and holidays just to name a few -- but this year the city of Sebring will be seeing a lot more activities around town than ever before.
Residents and visitors of Sebring will be able to be a part of nearly 20 events during the month of October that all take place in the heart of the city. Beginning this weekend with the 10th annual Run to the Heartland, where patrons can indulge themselves in all things motorcycle.
A new health series will take over the City Pier Beach beginning Thursday and run throughout the month. Beach yoga, instructed by Nicole LaPlaca, will be held every Thursday at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. and every Saturday at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $8 per session.
Halloween-themed events begin making their way onto everyone's calendars this year with the first ever Spooktacular Sip and Stroll on Friday, Oct. 11 from 5-8 p.m. The wine walk is not unlike previous ones that have taken the downtown area by storm, only this time attendees are able to add a little spookiness to the night by donning their favorite Halloween costumes.
Two medical awareness campaigns take over the downtown Sebring area on Oct. 12. Breast cancer awareness reaches new heights with the Pink Army Strut presented by Florida Hospital. The event will take over the downtown area for the first time on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m.
The Alzheimer's Association annual Walk to End Alzheimer's will feature more than 100 walkers from 9 a.m. until noon to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's, also on Oct. 12.
The Farmer's Market returns to downtown Sebring on Oct. 19 followed by the 28th annual Zenon Awards taking place at Highlands Little Theatre in the evening at 7:30 p.m.
The city will hold it's annual trick or treating night on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 5 until 9 p.m. Avon Park and Lake Placid will also hold their trick or treating on Oct. 26.
Those looking for a different take on the Halloween holiday may celebrate with the inaugural Founder's Day Celebration in downtown Sebring on Oct. 26. The event will be held all day from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. with a variety of activities and events to celebrate the city's founders, including a George Sebring lookalike contest, a bed race and more.
Children are invited to come and celebrate in their Halloween attire as well as parents, friends and family.
On Oct. 31, the Shoptacular Sebring Halloween Bash will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Music, games, activities and crafts will be available for children and families to enjoy in the spirit of Halloween. Highlands Little Theatre will also be hosting guided ghost tours in downtown Sebring the night of Halloween from 6 until 10 p.m.
A full list of events can be found at www.downtownsebring.org/.
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