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Hernando events Jan. 27-29 and ongoing

let's polka

A dance with Bob Kravos and the Boys in the Band is 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Canada's polka king, Walter Ostanek, will be a featured performer. Food and beverages will be available. Admission is $10 per person. Call (989) 768-0031.

This week

The King lives: An Elvis show will be presented from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the High Point Community Center. Tickets are $10. For information, call Joyce Senf at (352) 200-8843.

Quick trip

Yum, yum kumquats: The fifth annual Kumquat Festival is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday throughout downtown Dade City. The festival includes arts and crafts, food, kumquat products, a farmers market, live entertainment, children's activities and a car show. For information call (352) 567-3769 or go to

Superhero in one act: If I Were Your Superhero, a one-act play by Laignee Barron, is 7 p.m. today in the Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at Bishop McLaughlin High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. The play, which won first place in the Dramatic Debuts Baker's Plays High School Playwriting Competition, is about the troubled world of teenager Kylie, whose life changes when she becomes the babysitter of the young, autistic Guthrie. The show is performed by Troupe 4009. All proceeds will go to the Hope Ranch Learning Academy. Tickets are $8 if purchased online; $10 at the door (only cash or checks accepted at the door). Call (727) 232-0119, ext. 6.

Sippin' vino: Wine festival is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. The event includes live music, vendors, samples and an educational tasting class.

Making her move: The musical Hairspray, about a chubby girl from Baltimore who conquers snobs and racists with infectious enthusiasm, runs matinees and evenings through Feb. 26 at the Show Palace Dinner Theater, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. For adults, dinner and show $49.50, show only $38.45 plus tax and tip; for ages 12 and younger, $24.95 and $19.95. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Look ahead

Mathematical madness: The Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play Proof opens at 8 p.m. Feb. 9 on the Forum stage at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The show continues weekends through Feb. 19, with performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $10. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113 or visit

A slice of Greece: Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church will host its second annual Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 10-11 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. The indoor event will include Greek food, dancing and entertainment, featuring Demetri of Demetri and the Islanders. Admission is $1 per person. For information, call Emily Thomas at (352) 650-0307 or visit

Curtain call

'Doubt: A Parable': Auditions for the play, winner of a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award, are 1 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. This is a four-character play: one male, age in the late 20s to early 50s; a woman age 50 to 60; a woman in her early 20s, and one African-American woman in her early 30s to late 40s. Those auditioning are asked to review material before the audition. Reading will be from the script. Production dates are April 12-22. For information, contact the director, Morgan Reid, at (352) 556-3746 or [email protected]

Hernando events Jan. 27-29 and ongoing 01/26/12 [Last modified: Thursday, January 26, 2012 2:59pm]
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