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Buccaneer Bay reopens and other things to do

Musical con man Brian Moran as Harold Hill and Ashley McCall as Marian Paroo rehearse at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. Stage West has added another performance of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, which continues through Sunday at 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The additional show will be at 2 p.m. Saturday. Few tickets remain for the regularly scheduled shows at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $8 for students. Call (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net. Box office hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday; from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, and one hour before showtime.

CAROL BALLARD | Special to the Times

Musical con man Brian Moran as Harold Hill and Ashley McCall as Marian Paroo rehearse at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. Stage West has added another performance of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, which continues through Sunday at 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The additional show will be at 2 p.m. Saturday. Few tickets remain for the regularly scheduled shows at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $8 for students. Call (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net. Box office hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday; from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, and one hour before showtime.

Psychic fair

A Psychic Fair will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Inner Peace Bookstore, 421 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. Psychic mediums will be on hand to give readings, and there will be a gemstones, crystals and intuitive books available for sale. The event is sponsored by the Inner Peace Church of the Spirit. For information, call Maria at (352) 544-0304.

This week

Spring break water fun: The water slides at Buccaneer Bay water park reopen Saturday at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. With Hernando County schools on spring break during the coming week, the slides will continue to be open daily through March 23; thereafter, the slides will only be open on weekends, though the swimming areas at Buccaneer Bay will be open daily. Buccaneer Bay includes flume rides, volleyball nets, a lazy river ride, kiddie pool area and concessions. Admission is $13 for adults and $8 for ages 6 to 12 (children 5 and younger admitted free), which includes admission to the springs and water park. For information, visit weekiwachee.com or call (352) 592-5656.

Ships Ahoy: The Suncoast Ship Model Society will present its annual ship display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive, Spring Hill. Visitors will have an opportunity to see ships of all sizes, dating from the 18th century to modern times, including ships in a bottle, frigates, merchant ships, riverboats, tugboats and schooners, as well as radio-controlled ships. Modelers will be on hand to answer questions. There is no admission charge, but donations will be accepted. For information, call Ed Singer at (352) 797-0998.

Day of art: The Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, will present its fourth annual arts and crafts festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Local artists and crafters will show and sell jewelry, decor, paintings, crafts and other items. Food and raffles will be available. Admission is free. For information, call Kathy Kissell at the Y, (352) 688-9622.

Look ahead

Oh What a Night: A concert featuring a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will be at 8 p.m. March 23 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The concert will feature the legendary group's hits such as Sherry, Rag Doll and Walk Like a Man. Tickets cost $20, plus tax. Call (727) 863-7949.

Quick trip

Las Vegas revue: Jackpot will be presented in matinees and evening performances through April 22 at the Show Palace Dinner Theater, 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. 1-888-655-7469.

World of trains: The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 2645 Success Drive, Odessa. The main attraction is the expanded Sundance Central Railroad. There will also be models and rotating displays from throughout the world. For information, send email to info@sundancecentral.org.

Music for St. Paddy: The Richey Community Orchestra will present "Celtic Celebration," a multimedia show featuring music from Brigadoon, Finian's Rainbow and Lord of the Dance, at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Center for Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. John Wilson, a performer at Busch Gardens, will sing Danny Boy and other Irish favorites. Tickets cost $15, open seating. Call (727) 919-3866.

Buccaneer Bay reopens and other things to do 03/15/12 [Last modified: Thursday, March 15, 2012 6:13pm]
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