New Port Richey Garden Club Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 10271 Casey Drive, New Port Richey. (727) 484-6741.
Church Rummage Sale: The two-day sale will be held in Father Farrell Hall. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 992-7505.
Early Learning Conference: Kevin Carnes, president of Lakeshore Learning, serves as keynote speaker for the 'Navigating the C's of Early Learning' conference with breakfast, lunch, door prizes, an exhibit hall and four breakout sessions. CEU's available for an additional charge. 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. $25-$50. Bishop McLaughlin High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. (727) 233-8291. phelc.org.
St. Mark's Pancake Breakfast: Includes all-you-can-eat buttermilk pancakes, as well as coffee, juice, and sausage or ham. 8 to 10 a.m. $4 adults, $1 children. St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, Hudson. (727) 863-5646.
Rosebud Continuum Open House: There will be a number of sustainability workshops throughout the day, native plant sale, guided walks through a native plant trail and wildflower meadow, music provided by the Biogas Band, solar smoothies and goats for petting. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Rosebud Continuum, 22843 Hale Road, Land O' Lakes. rosebudcontinuum.com.
BIG Clays for Kids Shooting Fundraiser: Try your hand at shooting clays while raising money to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay's youth mentoring programs that serve Pasco County. All levels welcome, from beginners to advanced. There will be raffles, a silent auction and a 50/50 drawing. Breakfast and lunch provided. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $125 per shooter, $500 per team of four. Bring a shotgun or rent one. Tampa Bay Sporting Clays Facility, 10514 Ehren's Cutoff, Land O' Lakes. (813) 769-3636. bbbstampabay.org/event/big-clays-kids.
New Port Richey Garden Club Plant Sale: From succulents to gingers, desert rose, colorful begonias, and orchid trees, find many varieties of member-grown landscape plants, many starting at $2, to add texture and color to outdoor spaces, at New Port Richey Garden Club's annual fall sale. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Plant sale location, 10271 Casey Drive, New Port Richey. (727) 484-6741.
Native Plant Sale: Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society's sale, held in conjunction with the Continuum's Fall Open House. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission. Rosebud Continuum, 22843 Hale Road, Land O' Lakes. pasconativeplants.org.
Regency Park Fall Bazaar: There will be numerous vendors selling items such as artwork, candles, crafts, woodwork, jewelry, handmade baby quilts and more. There will be a raffle auction. Proceeds from vendor rentals and the auction benefit SOLVE (Saving Our Lives Volunteers Everywhere). 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor tables are $20. Regency Park Civic Center, 10240 Regency Blvd., Port Richey. (727) 863-0196.
Soil Amending Volunteer Event: Join the Pasco Extension Service and volunteers as they amend the soil in the garden with treated cow manure in preparation for the Fall Plant Out that will be Oct. 27. Those who have shovels and wheel barrows are encouraged to bring them. All volunteers who register will receive a free copy of the University of Florida's Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide. Register at bit.ly/soilamend. Contact Eden Santiago Gomez at email@example.com. 9 a.m.-noon. Watson Park, Main Avenue, Dade City. (352) 518-0156.
Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering: The event honoring Native American traditions includes flute players, singers, storytellers, and the Sacred Thunder Drum. There will be vendors selling arts and crafts, as well as ethnic foods such as Indian tacos, fry bread, buffalo burgers; and American favorites such as hot dogs, kettle corn, hamburgers and ice cream. Visit silverhawkflutegathering.com. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Withlacoochee River Park, 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd., Dade City. (813) 763-2118.
New Life Flea Market: Monthly flea market held on the third Saturday of every month. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor spaces are $10. New Life Metropolitan Community Church, 4133 Thys Road, New Port Richey. (727) 849-6962.
IQuit Smoking Cessation: Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). Get free NRT patches, gum and lozenges while supplies last. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St., Zephyrhills. RSVP to (813) 929-1000.
Fern Garden Club Plant Sale: Proceeds help support local charities and scholarships. Held in conjunction with Family Fun Day. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Keystone Recreation Center, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. (813) 968-6866.
Helping Hands Golf Tournament: The inaugural four-man scramble tournament with a buffet dinner, raffle and goody bags. Benefits feeding hungry families. 1 p.m. $70. Meadow Oaks Golf and Country Club, 13125 Fairwinds Road, Hudson. (727) 457-9928. helpinghandsfundraiser.wordpress.com.
Salty Paws Inshore Fishing Tournament: Watch the weigh-in for this catch-and-release tournament targeting snook, redfish and trout. Cash prizes and awards for largest in each category. Captain's meeting is 6 p.m. Friday at Silverking Brewing Company. Benefits Hands and Paws Dog Rescue. Visit saltypawsfishing.com. 2 to 4 p.m. $60 per angler; spectators free. Dockside Grille, 5015 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (813) 629-1907.
5-K Run with the Bobcats: Registration from 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. The race starts at 8 a.m., followed by a free family fun run at 9 a.m. Awards will be at 9:15 a.m. Funds raised benefit the nationally-ranked Pasco-Hernando State College Women's Cross Country Team. There will be refreshments, photos and other activities. Register online at active.com. $20 until Oct. 15, $30 on race day; includes T-shirt, raffle prizes and goodie bag. Pasco-Hernando State College West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey.
Our Lady Queen of Peace Breakfast Buffet: 8 a.m. to noon. $8, children $5; take-out available. Our Lady Queen of Peace, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. (727) 849-7521. ladyqueenofpeace.org.
Polish American Social Club Dinner Dance: Dinner dances are offered every Sunday. A choice of two entrees offered each week. Last Sunday of the month features a Polish-style meal. Noon to 5 p.m. $12 members, $13 nonmembers. Polish American Social Club of Pasco County, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. (352) 596-4802.
Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary 6476: Monthly card party. Doors open at 10 a.m. A hot lunch will be served at noon. The cost is $7. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 389-0518.
Kid Care Fair: Meet with vendors, healthcare providers, as well as kid- and family-friendly businesses in the area. Pasco-Hernando State College nursing students will provide educational presentations on issues impacting early childhood development, and give tours of the home health care laboratory. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Pasco-Hernando State College - Porter Campus, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., Wesley Chapel. 1-855-669-7472.
Essential Oils for Energy and Support: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Living Food Bakery and Cafe, 38201 10th Ave., Zephyrhills. (813) 479-7724.
Teen Escape Room: Teens in the eighth through 12th grades can use clues to work together and see if they can get out in time. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.
Pasco Extension Seminar 'Vegetable Gardening Basics': Learn how to start a vegetable garden. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free; register at Eventbrite.com. Pasco County Farm and Community Garden, 15029 14th St., Dade City. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.
'Pets and You' Essential Oils Workshop: Learn about essential oils and using them around animals, plus create your own oil-infused products to take home. The class is for humans only. 7 to 9 p.m. The class is free; 'make and take' items are $10 per item. Gateway Studio, 5740 Missouri Ave., New Port Richey. RSVP to (727) 277-1449.