Enjoy the Wesley Chapel Fall Festival October 13 and 14

WCFallFest-300x199WaterGrass is fortunate to be located in the exciting community of Wesley Chapel, Florida. Celebrate the community by attending the Wesley Chapel Fall Festival on October 13 and 14 from 10 am-5 pm at The Grove at Wesley Chapel located at I75 and SR54.

The popular event will feature food, art and crafts from area artisans, and fun activities for all, including:

  • Lil Mr and Miss Pumpkin Patch Contest
  • Pumpkin Patch and Hay Rides
  • Bounce Houses
  • Inflatable Games
  • Face Painting
  • Interactive Crafts for Kids
  • And much more!

Enjoy food from a variety of Wesley Chapel restaurants, including the popular Battle of the Wings contest. Live entertainment will be on hand at the center stage for both days of the festival.

When you live at WaterGrass in Wesley Chapel, you will never run out of fun family activities. For more information on Wesley Chapel happenings, join our eList.

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Opens this Weekend!

It is an exciting time to live at WaterGrass in Wesley Chapel, Florida. The location in the healthy and growing community of Pasco County is already exciting, and now high quality healthcare will be available just minutes from your door—Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is opening on Sunday, September 16!

The grand opening celebration will include fun for the entire family. Entertainment includes the “world’s largest body fit class,” dMoBrass from America’s Got Talent, the St. Leo University cheerleaders, and Radio Disney.

Details for the event:FloridaHospital-300x124

  • What: Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Grand Opening, including lunch, hospital tours, entertainment, and more
  • When: Sunday, September 16, 1-4 pm
  • Things to do: Rock climbing walls, bungee jump, obstacle course, bounce houses, airbrush tattoos, balloon artists, Wesley Chapel’s largest Zumba class
  • Things to see: Florida Hospital helicopter, behind the scenes hospital tour, Pasco County Sheriff Crim Combat Vehicle, Pasco County Sheriff SWAT team
  • Entertainment: dMoBrass from America’s Got Talent, the St. Leo University cheerleaders, and Radio Disney
  • Parking Info: Park across the street from the hospital and at the Shops of Wiregrass parking garage. Free shuttles will bring guests to the hospital.

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, a flagship of Adventist Health System. This brand new 200,000 square foot hospital will feature state-of-the-art technology, and has been built in 3-stories to accommodate 83 beds, with the ability to expand in the future to 6 floors and 300 beds as the community grows. Services of the hospital include obstetrics, women’s and men’s services, general surgery, an emergency department with helicopter pad, orthopedics, and sports medicine. Read more about the hospital.

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Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Upcoming Shows for Kids

The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, formerly known as the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, offers many fun-filled events for the whole family to enjoy. Located in downtown Tampa, the Straz Center is the largest performing arts complex south of the Kennedy Center, providing families with entertainment and world-class events.

While a complete list of upcoming events can be found on the website, here are some of the most popular upcoming events for kids and families:

Wee Folk Series for ages 3-5

Stone Soup

  • Ferguson Hall
  • October 10,2010
  • Tickets start at $8.50

What does a soup made of stones need to be delicious and nourishing? A little help from all the people of the village, that’s what! If each villager contributes just a few tasty items to the soup, it can be enjoyed by all. Stone Soup teaches that even in the most challenging times, working together in the spirit of cooperation will always produce a positive outcome.

Kid Time Series for ages 5-11

Pigeon Party

  • Ferguson Hall
  • October 17, 2010
  • Tickets start at $9.50

Join Pigeon and friends and get ready to party! Meet the friendly hotdog man, Pigeon’s new friend Duckie, and the lovable Knuffle Bunny! Can you stop Pigeon from driving the bus? Will he share the hot dog? And after all that, it’s time for bed. The Bus Driver wants Pigeon to go to bed; all his friends want him to go to bed; but the question is – will you let him stay up late?

Santa’s Holiday Revue

  • Ferguson Hall
  • December 5, 2010
  • Tickets start at $9.50

Santa’s Holiday Revue is a fast-paced, rollicking musical that takes a joyous ’round-the-world tour of the dances, songs, and stories from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and many more. You’ll sing, clap, and tap along while learning new and old traditions that instill the magic of the season. This wonderful jubilee creates a heart-warming experience that celebrates the true spirit of cultural diversity.

For the whole family

The Sound of Music

  • Carol Morsani Hall
  • August 20-22, 2010
  • Tickets start at $43.50

The classic musical will warm your hearts as Maria, a “nun in training,” is sent to act as governess to the seven children of widowed Austrian aristocrat, Captain von Trapp, and wins the hearts of the seven children and their father. Hear the cast sing your favorite songs like “Do Re Mi,” “My Favorite Things,” and “The Sound of Music.”

For the Friday, August 20 performance at 8 p.m. (today!), receive a free child’s ticket (12 and under) when you purchase a regularly priced adult ticket.  There will also family-friendly activities prior to the performance on August 20.


  • Carol Morsani Hall
  • November 16-21,2010
  • Tickets start at $38.50

Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls tells the story of an up-and-coming, 1960s singing girl group, and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune. Dreamgirls features the unforgettable hits “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” “One Night Only” and “Listen.”

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

  • Carol Morsani Hall
  • November 30-December 5, 2010
  • Tickets start at $43.50

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of two buddies putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and finding their perfect mates in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas promises a merry and bright theatrical experience for the whole family!

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Buccaneer Training Camp Tickets Available to Fans

buccaneersOne big perk to living in the Tampa Bay area—the Buccaneers. This exciting team always makes the experience of being a fan a great one. And now you can join their free “One Buc Club” and with your sign-up get complimentary tickets to attend Buccaneer Training Camp.

Training Camp Info:

  • When: Saturday, July 31-Friday, August 6
  • What: Morning, afternoon, and evening practices; Tampa Bay Buccaneer Cheerleader and Captain Fear appearances; the chance for player photos and autographs
  • One Buc Club Members Get: Up to 6 tickets for each practice, discounted concessions, free parking

The team will also hold a final night practice at Raymond James Stadium that is free to the public, and tickets are not necessary on August 7 at 7PM. The event will include fireworks, $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, and free parking.

You can join the One Buc Club here. As part of the One Buc Club, you can be the first to find out about breaking news about the team, participate in contests to win tickets or gear, be entered into drawings for fan experiences, find out about specials, and more.

If you are a Buccaneer fan, imagine how exciting it would be to live in the Tampa Bay area. For more information about living in either Seven Oaks or WaterGrass, sign up for our eList.