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Here's a look at what is happening around the county this weekend.
Run to the Heartland gears up
SEBRING - The Heartland Riders' Association's 10th annual Run to the Heartland will be held today through Sunday.
Florida's largest family-friendly motorcycle rally will include live music, vendors, demonstrations, poker run, Born to Ride Bike Show, Sunday morning worship by CMA and much more.
For information, visit www.hra-sebring.com or call 381-6467.
Youth ministry yard sale
LAKE PLACID - STR8 UP Youth Ministry will hold a fundraiser yard sale will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Saturday at 113 S. Main Ave.
Proceeds will benefit special projects and summer programs.
For more information or to donate online, visit www.str8up.org.
Line dance benefitting food bank
SEBRING - The Tanglewood Line Dancers will host a line dance 6-9 p.m. tonight in the clubhouse.
All proceeds will benefit the local food bank. Admission is $2 and all residents and guests are welcome.
For information, call Martha at 471-3686.
Country band performing in Placid Lakes
LAKE PLACID - The Classic Country Music Band will play 6:30-9 p.m. tonight at 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd.
There is no charge. For details, call 414-5260.
Fly in, drive in breakfast
AVON PARK - The Avon Park Fly-in, Drive-in breakfast will be held 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, 1320 C.R. 64 E. (Main Street), a half mile past Avon Park High School.
The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage and homemade breakfast casseroles.
Cost is $5 for one serving. Breakfasts will be held every first Saturday through April 5.
Legion Riders hosting breakfast, lunch
LAKE PLACID - The American Legion Post 25 Lake Placid Auxiliary and Riders will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Burgers will go on the grill from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The event is open to everyone.
For information, call 465-0975.
Don West, Silver Eagle band playing
SEBRING - Don West and the Silver Eagle Band will perform live country music 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the Highlands Social Center, 3400 Sebring Parkway.
Admission is $5. BYOB.
For more information, call 471-1737.
Concert to benefit children cancer patients
SEBRING - Lindsey's Wish will present a concert by Hunter Smith of Jill's Cashbox Band, as well as Justin Grimes and Friends at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Highlands Today Center near Fireman's Field. Tickets are $15 and will be available at the door. Proceeds from Lindsey's Wish benefit children in Highlands County who are battling cancer.
For information, call Madison Harris at 381-6257.
Bird expo on tap
SEBRING - Johnson and Johnson Wood Products Inc. will hold a Bird Expo 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 5948 S.R. 66, rain or shine.
For more information, call Brenda at 385-1966.
DeMolay hosting spaghetti lunch
SEBRING - The young men of DeMolay will host a spaghetti luncheon 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sebring Masonic Lodge, 1809 Home Ave.
The menu includes salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, dessert and beverage for a $7 donation.
Takeout is available and the public is welcome.