Bluegrass festival returns

Citrus Shrine Club will host their annual Bluegrass Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Rock Crusher Canyon Pavilion located at 275 S. Rock Crusher Road, Crystal River. It will feature live Bluegrass Bands Gordon and Gail Pike, Blue River Grass, Sandy Backporch, and Wry Whiskey.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to Shriners Children’s Hospital.

There will be live entertainment, food vendors, craft vendors, raffles and door prizes. Tickets will be available at the door for $10. Children under the age of 6 are free.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation of an unwrapped toy. There will be seating provided, however attendees are welcome to bring their own chairs.

Coolers and pets are not permitted. For information, call Cliff Spiller at 352-422-0951 or email or visit