Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Things to do

Arts and events calendar for Herando County

This week

Related News/Archive

On exhibit: The Hernando County Fine Arts Council will host an exhibit reception at 6 p.m. today at the Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit, "Prints and Engravings, Art for the Masses," is a private collection of prints, lithographs and engravings from the 16th through 20th century, including hand-colored engravings and lithographs of the works of Holbein from the Windsor Castle collection, Gould bird prints and others. The exhibit will continue through the Christmas season. Call Jerry Cowling at (352) 797-0984.

Singing in the holidays: A Christmas musical benefit for the Dawn Center will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. The event includes music, finger foods and beverages, a sing-along and entertainment by Kids Helping Kids. Donations are welcome, but not required. The suggested donation is $25. All money raised will benefit the Dawn Center, the county's shelter for abused women and children. Call (352) 397-4830.

Christmas sing-along: The Nature Coast Festival Singers and choir members from area churches will present a "Messiah Sing-along" at 3 p.m. Sunday at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Call Shirley Chaisson at (352) 597-2235.

Jazzed up for Christmas: The Hernando Jazz Society will present a "Holiday Celebration" at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Admission is free for members and $9 for nonmembers. A barbecue buffet will be available for an additional $7.99 from 1 to 3 p.m. Nonmembers are encouraged to reserve a space and ensure admittance into the Wellington community by calling (352) 666-6888, ext. 504.

Quick trip

Singing to the heavens: A Joyful Noise, about a wayward musician who can't enter heaven until he turns around a church choir, continues matinees and evenings through Dec. 25 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50; show only, $38.45, plus tax and tip, for adults; $24.95 and $19.95 for ages 12 and younger. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Dinner with four: The quartet Three Men and a Maestro will perform jazz, ethnic, classical, bluegrass and Broadway music on Saturday at the Aripeka Elks Lodge, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32 for prime seating and $30 for regular seating. The lodge secretary's office is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, or call Judi at (727) 868-2994, ext. 14.

Look ahead

Christmas on the water: Two Christmas boat parades are planned for Dec. 17. The Hernando Beach Yacht Club Christmas Boat Parade will begin at 6 p.m. at the yacht club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Prizes will be awarded. Food and drinks will be available at the yacht club. (Registration can be done from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 16 at the yacht club.) The entry fee is a donation of an unwrapped toy; no cost for spectators. Call (352) 799-6068. The Weeki Wachee River Lighted Christmas Boat Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Rogers Park, 7244 Shoal Line Blvd., Weeki Wachee. The fee to enter a boat is a donation of a new, unwrapped toy or a cash donation for the Dawn Center. Spectators can watch from Rogers Park or the Bayport pier. Call Jim Lanier Jr. at (352) 596-2852.

Arts and events calendar for Herando County 12/08/11 [Last modified: Thursday, December 8, 2011 1:12pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Once 'angry' about Obamacare, Republican David Jolly came to see it as 'safety net'

    Blogs

    Former Congressman David Jolly, who ran against Obamacare in 2013, said in an interview Monday night that he now considers it a "safety net."

  2. Five children hospitalized after chlorine release at Tampa pool store

    Accidents

    Five children were sickened at a pool store north of Tampa on Monday after a cloud of chlorine was released, according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue.

  3. Deputies find unidentified decomposing body in Dunedin canal

    Public Safety

    DUNEDIN — Pinellas County sheriff's deputies found an unidentified male body floating in a Dunedin canal Monday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office said.

  4. Rays acquire slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from Marlins

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Chaim Bloom said the Rays weren't necessarily in the market for a shortstop. The team has a number of those. But when the Marlins recently began shopping Adeiny Hechavarria, well, that was too much to pass up.

    Adeiny Hechavarria has emerged as one of baseball’s top defensive shortstops in the past three seasons with the Marlins.
  5. Lightning journal: Forward Yanni Gourde agrees to two-year deal

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — Just three years ago, Yanni Gourde was fighting to stay in pro hockey.

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Yanni Gourde celebrates after scoring against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) TPA108