Disney’s Summer Nightastic!

disneylandSummerNightasticDisney’s Summer Nightastic has returned! Fun for the whole family, and less than an hour and a half away from Seven Oaks the various Summer Nightastic events are a great way to celebrate summer. Starting June 6th and continuing until August 14th, experience electrifying excitement as the sun sets.

In the Magic Kingdom Park, enjoy the return of Main Street Electrical Parade–always a Disney favorite. Tinker Bell now leads the parade with festive new floats inspired by Pinocchio and Snow White. Stand anywhere in Magic Kingdom, and gaze up at the sky as Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother welcomes you to watch the Summer Nightastic Fireworks Show. Vivid color and fantastic special effects dance to whimsical music that fills the air.

Guests can brave the Tower of Terror Re-Imagined in the night’s magical glow at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park. The once glamorous Hollywood Tower Hotel now features new special effects like a new high-adrenaline drop sequence, guaranteed to provide thrills for kids, teens and adults. On Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Sorcerer’s Hat, kids of all ages can party like a rock star every day except Mondays and Wednesdays at the Rock ‘n’ Glow Dance Party where electrifying music and special effects light up the night.

Over at Epcot, talented tribute bands honor iconic bands like the Rolling Stones, U2, the Eagles, Bon Jovi, Chicago, and the Bee Gees in the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series. Performing at the America Gardens Theatre, these cover bands are sure to fill your summer nights with music and magic as you stand under the skies of the open-air theatre.

Disney’s Summer Nightastic events are perfect for all Seven Oaks families wanting to spend quality family time celebrating summer.

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Buckler's 18th Annual Craft Fair at the Tampa State Fairgrounds

Buckler’s 18th Annual Craft Fair and Food Drive is being held this year on Saturday, August 28th from 10am-5pm and Sunday, August 29th from 10am-4pm. This family friendly event offers Tampa Bay residents special gifts and unique, one-of-a-kind treasures for the home and garden. Sample delicious homemade fudge and gourmet delights then check out custom home decor, handcrafted furniture and garden and yard art. Try on custom made gold and silver jewelry, or browse artwork, ceramics, framed prints, and stained glass. Creative scrapbooking items, hair accessories, candles, dolls, pet items and cozy quilts will also be found at this popular event. Every hour, $20 shopping sprees will be given away and with a hand stamp, one paid admission is good for the whole weekend!

Admission prices are $6 dollars for adults and $1 for kids ages 4-12. Bring in a canned good to benefit the local food bank, and receive a special “buy one admission, get one free” offer.

Located at the Tampa State Fairgrounds, the Buckler’s 18th Annual Craft Fair and Food Drive is a great weekend event for the whole family!

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WaterGrass: A Place to Gather, Relax, Swim, and Play.

AmenitiesLove swimming? Love just hanging with friends? WaterGrass is the place for you

The future gathering place will be designed with your lifestyle in mind. The facility will provide the perfect setting for relaxation and casual gatherings among family and friends.

At WaterGrass, nearly 250-acres of the 998-acre property will be preserved as woods and wetlands, and enhanced as parks and playgrounds. The future dedicated bike lanes will invite you to enjoy the entire community at your leisure.

Set up an appointment to visit and learn more about WaterGrass today.

D.R. Horton Legacy Series Embodies Luxury Living

model-0052The D.R. Horton model home is now open and you do not want to miss out on all it has to offer! This beautiful home will take your breath away room after room. The kitchen features granite countertops, 42” cabinets with crown molding and stainless steel appliances. The master bathroom is designed with Corian® countertops and ceramic tile flooring. The living areas feature upgraded floor tile, custom interior paint, recessed cans, upgraded carpet and ceiling fans throughout.

The D.R. Horton Legacy Series homes offer too many features to name inside and out. Exterior finishes include full textured stucco exteriors, automatic lawn sprinkler systems, professionally-designed tropical landscaping and private patios on ground level per plan, just to name a few.

In addition to the spectacular features this home offers, it also comes with the amenities and extras that make Seven Oaks residents proud to call this community home. Seven Oaks offers residents a Clubhouse with a café, fitness center and theater. For those who want to cool off during the hot summer, there is a junior-Olympic lap pool, a resort pool and a splash water park for the little ones. The athletes of the community love the volleyball, basketball and tennis courts as well as the nature trails and sports fields.

For more information on how you can make yourself at home in a D.R. Horton home, make an appointment to visit.

Get Away This Summer at Busch Gardens Summer Nights

BuschGardensFireworksFrom June 11th through August 15th, those in the Tampa Bay area can take advantage of Busch Gardens Summer Nights. In addition to having access to all of Busch Gardens’ thrills, animal encounters and world-class entertainment, visitors will enjoy some thrilling late-night entertainment:

Kinetix (9 p.m. at Gwazi Field) – This colorful acrobatic show features live dancers, musicians and pyrotechnics. You don’t want to miss out on this new 30-minute contemporary rock experience each and every night.

Wilder Rides – Enjoy the thrilling rides this park has to offer, featuring music, lights and surprises that accentuate every twist and turn.

SeaWorld AfterDark (May 29th – August 15, 2010) – Watch as your daytime favorites are transformed by night. SeaWorld AfterDark includes a nighttime rock n’ roll extravaganza, a high-energy Shamu show, a sea lion comedy show and a fireworks finale.

  • Shamu Rocks (8:00-9:15 p.m.) – Shamu Rocks is great for all ages. Featuring a high-energy concert, the show combines awe-inspiring killer whales with a stunning light show and music from some of the hottest rock starts in the industry.
  • Sea Lions Tonite (6:45-8:15 p.m.) – SeaWorld’s popular sea lion comedic duo takes the laughs into the night. Hilarious hijinks ensue in this evening show as the park’s talented sea lions, otters and walrus parody other favorite SeaWorld shows and attractions.
  • Reflections (9:50 p.m.) This show brings SeaWorld to life as fountains soar and fireworks sparkle. Families and friends can experience this dazzling show that features the thrilling and inspirational music of SeaWorld’s most popular shows.

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