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David Allen Coe headlines "Gunstock" in Hernando County

This week

Music fest: The "Gunstock" Outlaws Legends and Lace Music Fest is set for Saturday at the Bull-It Arena, 27151 Soult Road, east of Brooksville. Gates open at 8 a.m., with the daylong music fest starting at 10 a.m., featuring David Allen Coe, Bryan Chytka, the Jimmy Sparks Band, Kathy Jo and the Bluzification Band, Big Mike Griffin, Mark LaMountain, Blue Thunder Band, Bungalow Bill Osborne and Amber Lynn Nicol. Tickets are $20. Overnight camping available. Presented by the DD-214 Foundation. Call (352) 540-5123 or (352) 596-3704.

Big band dancing: A dinner-dance with the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will be Sunday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Doors open at 1 p.m., a three-entree buffet starts at 1:30 p.m. and dancing will be from 2 to 5 p.m. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are $25, plus tax. Prepaid reservations required. Call (727) 863-7949 or (3520 596-9486.

Mythical delight: Shark Theatre at Nature Coast Technical High School will present the classic Greek tragedy Prometheus Bound at 7 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 6 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Black Box Theatre on school grounds, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. The production is under the direction of Tim and Lori Erickson, and will feature a 19-foot-high mountain set and a traditional Greek chorus. Recommended for adults and students 10 and older; children younger than 5 will not be admitted. Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for adults. For tickets, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

Cajun crooning: A concert with Cajun Dave will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. The Louisiana entertainer sings and plays the fiddle, squeeze box, island drums, mandolin, spoons, washboard and other instruments. Tickets are $10. Call Louise at (352) 597-4403, Terry at (352) 597-2548 or Audrey at (352) 592-4831. Sponsored by the Highpoint Ladies Fire Auxiliary.

Quick trips

Moon over the mounds: A moonlit tour will be from 8 to 10 p.m. today at Crystal River Archaeological State Park, 3400 N Museum Point, Crystal River. Interpretive guides will tell the story of the famous Crystal River site by torchlight. (352) 795-3817 or visit

Look ahead

Musical tribute to vets: The Hernando Harmonizers will present a "Salute to Our Veterans" concert at 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. The men's a cappella chorus and quartets, along with the women's Suncoast Harmony Chorus and their quartets, will perform. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students; at the door, $15 for adults and $8 for students. Active military personnel in uniform admitted free. Call (352) 200-7271 for tickets.

David Allen Coe headlines "Gunstock" in Hernando County 10/29/09 [Last modified: Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:27pm]
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