More tickets on sale for concert today
Organizers have made more tickets available for today's outdoor concert featuring Tommy Mara and the Legends of Doo Wop at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Gates open at 4 p.m. and showtime is from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the gate. Food and drinks will be available. The concert is part of the 2009 St. Petersburg Times Concert Series. Visit the Web site at www.springhilllakehouse.org.
Shar-Pei Rescue yard sale slated
A benefit yard sale for Florida Shar-Pei Rescue will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sunday at 12236 Verona St. (off Landover and Gondolier). Available will be numerous items from trade shows, furniture, pre-made gift baskets, Voice-to-Type software for Windows XP, tools, electronics, jewelry, games and more. The nonprofit group recently seized more than 23 Shar-Peis near starvation and in need of medical attention. Donations to help with the medical expenses are appreciated. All donations are tax-deductible. Those who cannot make the yard sale can donate by visiting the Web site at www.floridasharpeirescue.com or call (727) 599-9129.
HSO show to aid Springstead band
The Hernando Symphony Orchestra will present a "HSO Favorites" concert at 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd. Proceeds go to the Springstead High orchestra program. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the school or at the door. Call (352) 797-7010.
Women's weekend in great outdoors
Space is available for the WOW — Women's Outdoor Weekend Nov. 7 and 8 at Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, south of Spring Lake. The two-day event is sponsored by Hernando County Recreation and will include workshops in knot tying, low ropes initiative course, reading a compass, outdoor cooking and how to be happy, healthy and vibrant. The cost is $125. All meals, sleeping accommodations and seminars are included in the cost. Visit online at hernandocounty.us/parks_rec or call (352) 754-4031.
Limited Bandwith to headline Bandshell Bash and Brooksville Cruise-In: 4-8 p.m., Hernando Park, 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Free.
Chinsegut Reptile and Amphibian Festival: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-6722.
Salvation Army Carnival and Yard Sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 15464 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free admission. (352) 796-1186.
Shopping Four Paws benefit for Humane Society of the Nature Coast: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Brooksville Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville.
Stage West presents 'Deathtrap': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.