Cirque du monde performance is at 7 tonight
Cirque du Monde will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Hernando High School Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show includes European Cirque characters from around the world and includes singers, dancers and body contortionists. Individual show tickets are $25 each. A discount rate of $48 is available for those who purchase tickets for the remaining three shows of the season — Cirque du Monde, the Lowe Family on Feb. 19 and Johnny Cool and the Mobster Swing Band on March 19. For more information, call the hotline at (352) 799-5577.
Donate your car or truck to the SPCA
The SPCA of Hernando County is accepting donations of cars and trucks, which are then sold to raise money. All donated vehicles must be in running condition. All donations are tax-deductible. Pickups can be arranged. The SPCA is a nonprofit, no-kill shelter that does not receive government funding. The shelter is at 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville. For more information, call Mr. Kasey at (352) 666-1697 or the shelter at (352) 596-7000.
Registration is being accepted for pageant
Registration is being taken for the Miss Weeki Wachee Pageant, which will be March 6 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. The pageant, which will be in the underwater mermaid theater, will feature various contests for all ages. Registration for the boys divisions (newborn through 6 years) is $69; divisions for girls and women are $79. All contestants will receive prizes and gifts. Admission to the park will be $13 for adults and $5 for children. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Weeki Wachee State Park. For more information or to register, contact Star Search International at (813) 892-5502 or visit the website at weekiwacheepageant.com.
Florida Classic Clusters dog show: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, east of Brooksville. Free admission; $5 parking.
Florida Manatee Festival: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., U.S. 19 and Citrus Avenue, Crystal River. $3; 12 and younger free. (352) 726-2801.
Hernando Sportsman's Club Gun and Knife Show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. $6 for adults. (352) 799-3605.