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a show of weapons

The Hernando Sportsman's Club will host its Summer Gun and Knife Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. The show will feature all types of new, used and antique firearms, knives and related accessories. Admission is $6; children 16 and younger admitted free with an adult. For information, call Randie at (352) 799-3605.

This week

Pint-size Millie: Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. continues through Sunday at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. This is a children's production of the 1920s-era musical about a sassy country girl, Millie, who moves to New York City to start a new life. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113 or visit the website at

Susan G. Komen Fundraiser: A benefit fundraiser that will include Dueling Pianos for entertainment will be at 8 p.m. today at Duke's American Grill & Sports Brewery, 1320 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. There will also be raffles, door prizes and a silent auction featuring a 50-inch flat-screen plasma TV, a vacation package to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and other items. There are two admission prices: $20 includes two drinks and hors d'oeuvres; $30 includes two drinks and dinner from a select menu. The fundraiser is hosted by local residents Mary Mazzuco, Julie Farrar and Andrea Ingoglia, who will be participating in the 2011 Susan G. Komen Tampa Bay 3 Day for the Cure in October. For information, call (352) 610-4388.

Quick trip

Dig out the go-go boots and pillbox hats: The jukebox musical Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: The Neil Sedaka Musical will be presented in matinees and weekends through Aug. 21 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. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Look ahead

Evening with Ol' Blue Eyes: The Spring Hill Community Association will present an Italian Night "Best of Sinatra" dinner show Aug. 19 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is at about 7:45 p.m. The event features Bill Stabile as Frank Sinatra, reprising hits such as Strangers in the Night, My Way and New York, New York. Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door. Call (352) 666-4746.

Downtown fiesta: The Market on Main Street and Summer Nights will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 20 throughout downtown Brooksville. For information, call Jodi at (352) 232-4241.

Curtain call

'Six Dance Lessons': Auditions for Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 and 1 p.m. Aug. 20 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Roles include one man (age 30s to 40s) who must be able to dance or learn ballroom choreography and one woman (60 or older) who must be able to dance. The audition will include a one-minute monologue and cold reading from the script. Those auditioning should wear comfortable clothing (women will need high heels) for dancing. For information, contact the director, Myndee Washington, at

Hernando County diversions 08/09/11 [Last modified: Thursday, August 11, 2011 1:04pm]
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