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The Virgil Baker Polka Band, also know as the "Mr. Just 4 Fun Band," will perform from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at SNPJ Lodge 778/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Doors open at noon; food served from noon to 1:30 p.m. Cash bar available. $8. Call Carol at (352) 237-8039.

This week

Twin pianists: Mark & Clark will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hernando High School Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. Identical twins who play head-to-head specially built baby grand pianos, Mark and Clark sing and do everything from musical comedy to dramatic interpretations of the classics. Tickets are $25. This is the final show of the Hernando Performing Arts Guild's season. Call the hotline at (352) 799-5577.

Dogpatch days: The musical Li'l Abner concludes this weekend at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Shows are at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 adults, $9 students. The box office is open one hour before each show and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call (352) 683-5113.

Theatrical festival: John Leggio's Center for the Performing Arts will host the LeggioArts Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at 10451 County Line Road, Spring Hill. The Center Company Singers and Dancers will be featured on stage both days, and there will be a talent show at 3 p.m. Saturday. To register for the talent show, call (352) 683-8395 or visit

Quick trips

Celebrating spring with Haydn: The Nature Coast Festival Singers will present their spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, Hudson. The concert will include Haydn's Missa Brevis. An offering will be taken. Another concert will be March 28 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Call Sandy at (352) 556-3428.

Cons conning cons: The Show Palace Dinner Theater, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson, continues the musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels matinees and evenings through April 18. Dinner and show, $46; show only, $34.95, plus tax and tip; 12 and younger, $28.45 and $23.45. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Look ahead

Pickin' and singin': The Sertoma Youth Ranch will hold its annual Spring Show of bluegrass and gospel music March 26-28 at the ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Tickets are $50 for all three days or $25 March 26, $30 March 27 and $12 March 28. Camping available. Food vendors will be open throughout the event. Call (352) 754-3082 for tickets and reservations.

Curtain call

Jungle Book: Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, will hold auditions for Jungle Book at 7 p.m. March 26 and 1 p.m. March 27. Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling, the play calls for a cast of 15 to 30 performers. Actors ages 13 to 17 are needed, as well as a boy 8 to 10. There are also adult roles for three men and two women of varying ages. Also looking for teens interested in all aspects of theater production. Production dates are June 11-13 and 18-20. Contact director Paul Wade at (352) 428-6552 or

Crave fun? Here's a fix 03/18/10 [Last modified: Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:23pm]
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