OCTOBER  2011

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Lots Going On...
Just A Note...
Shop Specials
October Savings

Save The Date...

Saturday, October 15th is the

24th Annual Scarecrow Festival


Click here to open and print your coloring page

 Would You Like To Participate

In Our Event?

Click here to open and print letter and application 



 The General Store

Will Be Opening Its Doors

on October 1st!

 (Formally "The HUV"- The Little Green Cottage)  


 The Pumpkin Patch is Here!




Don't forget to get your pumpkin

at the Pumpkin Patch this year

at The General Store on October 1st.

 And Also, Stop By

and Get Your

Blue Bell Ice Cream at

The General Store! 



Blue Bell Ice Cream is one of it's main features.


Here is some history...


Blue Bell Creameries, based in Brenham, Texas, opened its doors in 1907. It all started on a hot summer day when local farmers decided to establish the Brenham Creamery Company and make butter from excess cream brought in by area farmers. A few years later, the creamery began making ice cream and delivering it to neighbors by horse and wagon. It was in 1930 that the company changed its name to Blue Bell Creameries after the native Texas bluebell wildflower. 


For more information, contact

Mary Beth O'Steen

from The Bridal House (Mary Beth's Bridal)

(352) 564-0311.


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Please Visit Our Website
Shoppes of Heritage Village 
Be sure to visit the following links to the Shoppes of Heritage Village.
 You can also follow the link to the Shoppe's Website for further details

Manatee Toy Co.

The Cotton Club  
La-Te-Da Boutique 352-563-2572


The General Store
All About Nature

SuGaBuG Kids

Wine & Tea Bar
MaryBeth's Bridal 


Art Gallery



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Lots Going On...



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 Upcoming Events Calendar 

 Saturday, October 8th


Market Day with Art is adding treasures to

our 2nd Saturday Event. We are looking for antiques and vintage collectibles to compliment

our artists and crafters.

Market Day Vendor
Information & Application








ALSO check out our yard sale at

Market Day with Art / Trash-N-Treasures

on Saturday, October 8th!

We'll see you there!




Out in the new garden area of

The Back Porch Garden Wine & Tea Bar


For more information, call (352) 564-1500.




For more information, call (352) 795-2020.

Friday, October 28th


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Just A Note... 




Let us help you plan your group day trip. Please call (352) 564-1400 and ask for Laura Lou Tolle Fitzpatrick.




October can mark the beginning of a busy holiday season with PTO, book fairs, school festivals, football games and more. As busy as we are it is never too early to think about that special gift for your student. Now is the perfect time to purchase a Letterman Jacket. We have several in stock to choose from along with many customizing/embroidery options. Ask about our Letterman Layaway Program. Quality Products - Affordable Prices - Courteous Service - Your Hometown Athletics.


Thank you for suppporting our business.

For more information, call (352) 563-2200 or visit us at


~ Brian and Penny DeBusk


Aardvark's Florida Kayak Co., Inc. 

Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs) have arrived. Aardvark's now features a full line of SUPs starting at 22 lbs. We also offer paddleboard and kayak instruction, tours and rentals.


We continue with our commitment to be the Nature Coasts' premier outlet for lightweight gear and the areas leading experts in paddlesports.


SUP Packages including full carbon paddle starting at $885




ALSO we will be hosting a Pet Food Drive (For Pets Only) from October 1st thru November 16th. We'll be collecting canned and dry pet food for distribution to Humanitarians of Florida, Citrus County SPCA, and Meals on Wheels.


For more information, call (352) 795-5650.


~ Matt & Sue Clemons




Cafe on the Avenue

is now delivering lunch to businesses within a 10-mile radius.

Call (352) 795-3656

for more information.


~ Tracy Carver








For more information, call (352) 563-2582.




Stan Soehlman is Back!



Call Cafe on the Avenue to find out what night Stan will be performing each week at (352) 795-3656.





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October Savings

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Heritage Village Walking Map


 "Whether Crystal River is your home place or you're traveling through, we encourage you to include Heritage Village as a stopping place to relax and unwind during your daily travels near or far. For the traveler, we know your Journey is not complete until you've  found that Unique treasure that represents the memory...our goal is to make sure you find it here at one of our many specialty shoppes".
What more can you ask for...a sense of Yesterday, with an Artistic Flare of today's Market, all for you right here at "The Shoppes of Heritage Village".

 Antique Truck

 Once you turn off of US Hwy 19 in Crystal River onto North Citrus Avenue and see our old red "Classic Antique" truck, you'll know you have arrived. 



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