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Pasco entertainment events: Burlesque, doo-wop and Florida in the raw

Oh, so sweet: Sugar Babies, a tribute to burlesque, has been extended matinees and evenings through June 1 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $44; show only, $32.95; ages 12 and younger, $26.45 and $21.45, all plus tax and tip. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere, at 1-888-655-7469.

Haiku says sayonara: The Pasco Arts Council concludes its exhibit of locally written poems in celebration of National Poetry Month, "Haiku 4 U," on Saturday. The center is at 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

Florida in the raw: West Pasco Art Guild's all media art show, "Natural Florida," continues through May 2 at the gallery, 6206 Jefferson St., New Port Richey. Hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays.

Local talent: Work by members of the West Pasco Art Guild continues through May 20 at Pasco-Hernando Community College's Alric C.T. Pottberg Library on the New Port Richey campus, 10230 Ridge Road. Inquire at the library main desk about viewing hours. Call (727) 816-3229.

Pickin' and singin': The annual Spring Bluegrass Festival is today through Sunday at Sertoma Youth Ranch off Clay Hill Road, 7 miles west of Dade City. Hours are 1 to 11 p.m. today ($20 adults; $3 ages 12-16; ages 12 and younger free with adult ticket buyer); noon to 11 p.m. Saturday ($25; $3; free); and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday ($12; $3; free). Camping hookups available. Food vendors open throughout the festival. For tickets, call (813) 626-0589; for camping, call (352) 754-3082.

Make it country: The Spring Hill Community Association will present country singers Brian Chytka and Jenny Rimmer from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Opening act is Ed Gallaway. Gates open at 2 p.m. General admission is $10 (bring chairs), $15 VIP (seating provided) in advance; $15 and $20 at the gate. Ages 12 and younger, free. Food and beverages for sale. For tickets or information, call (352) 666-4746.

Artists, food and entertainment: The Suncoast Arts Fest (formerly Longleaf Fine Arts on the Village Green) will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at State Road 54 and Starkey Boulevard in Trinity. Eighty juried visual artists and craftsmakers will exhibit. Other events are Taste of Pasco food booths, the Rotary Club of Seven Springs' beer and wine concession, live and recorded entertainment by radio station WMNF, a Technology Center, Emerging Artists area and Cafe Pasco.

Sunday singing: Singer Larry Bene will be headliner at a dinner, show and dance on Sunday at Regency Park Civic Center, 10240 Regency Park Blvd., Port Richey. Opening act is the Polynesian Dancers. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., show at 4:15 p.m. and dance band at 6 p.m. Catered buffet and show, $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call (727) 846-8052.

Fun fundraiser: The Legends of Doo Wop and Joey Dee (Peppermint Twist) will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. for other entertainment. Food and beverages for purchase. Show tickets are $25, $35 and $45, with profits going to the Hernando County Fine Arts Council to help pay for Bandshell Bash concerts. For information, call (352) 592-1013 or (352) 754-4405.

Pasco entertainment events: Burlesque, doo-wop and Florida in the raw 04/24/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:54am]
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