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Hernando things to do, Feb. 3-9

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The annual rally of the Southeast Area Family Motor Coach Association continues through Saturday at the Hernando County Airport, 2495 Broad St., south of Brooksville. It is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A day pass is $7 for ages 13 and older, or $10 for both days. (352) 796-0154.

Coming up

Dance with dad: Tickets are still available for the Hernando County Recreation Department's annual Father-Daughter Dance, 6 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. The event includes music, snacks and drinks. Guests are encouraged to bring a camera for photo opportunities. Tickets are $15 each and must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Stop by the Recreation Department office at 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville, or call (352) 754-4031.

Downtown bash: The weekly Market on Main Street, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in downtown Brooksville, will continue with a Brooksville Bash from 3 to 7 p.m. The downtown party is in conjunction with, and wraps up, the Southeast Area Family Motor Coach Association rally, which is taking place this week at the Hernando County Airport. The bash is open to the public and will include vendors and entertainment.

Musical journey: Brookridge Entertainment will present Phil Dirt and the Dozers in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. The concert is a musical tribute to the Beach Boys, but will also include music from the Hondells, Ronny and the Daytonas and others. Tickets are $20. Call (352) 610-4901.

Quick trip

Getting the gong: The annual Gong Show fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Family Organization will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Jewish Community Center, 9841 Scenic Drive, Port Richey. Dinner catered by Carrabba's Italian Grill. Along with the show, there will be door prizes, raffles and silent and raffle auctions. Soft drinks provided; guests may bring their own alcoholic beverages. Tickets are $40 (preferred seating), $30 and $25 each. Call (727) 848-8888 or toll-free 1-888-496-8004.

Looking ahead

Gaelic sounds: The Hernando Performing Arts Guild will present the internationally acclaimed group ShaeLaurel at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Hernando High School Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave. The show features a blend of musical acrobatics and traditional Irish step and American dance, fusing new music with traditional Celtic, pop and American favorites. Tickets are $25. (352) 799-5577.

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

Date night with Frankie Dee: A Valentine's dinner dance with the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will be Feb. 12 at the Towne Square Restaurant Banquet Hall, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Doors open at 1 p.m.; dancing will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Admission is $11; dinner is $7.95. The orchestra includes 18 musicians and three singers. Reservations are suggested. Call Mary at (352) 596-9486.

Hernando things to do, Feb. 3-9 02/02/12 [Last modified: Thursday, February 2, 2012 2:20pm]
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