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Music, art, drama, other events set

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The Riverhawk Music Festival gets jamming Thursday through Nov. 11 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch on Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. It features more than 25 bands on three stages. Daily tickets are $40 to $50; multiple days (with camping) $85 to $125. Youth tickets (ages 14 to 17) are $45 for four days; children 13 and younger admitted free. Visit or call (863) 984-8445.

This week

Haunted museum: The annual Haunted House at the Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville, will be open from 7 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday. The event includes a bonfire with ghost stories, refreshments, a fortune-teller and tours of the three-story house. Tours are $5. A children's maze for ages 2 and older is $1. Outdoor games are free and include candy. Children should bring trick-or-treat baskets. For information, call (352) 835-1535.

Barbershop concert: The Tampa Bay Heralds of Harmony will kick off the 2012-13 Community Performing Arts Concert Series with performances at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The men's semiprofessional a cappella chorus performs barbershop-style music. Tickets are free and available at the church office and at the door if available. Call (352) 544-1068.

Big-band sounds: A dance featuring the Frankie Dee NY Orchestra will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. Doors open at 2 p.m. Features 16 musicians and three singers. Tickets are $12 and include dessert and coffee. Guests may bring their own drinks and snacks. For tickets, call Mary at (352) 596-9486.

We've only just begun: Brookridge Entertainment presents the Carpenters Tribute Show at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. The show will include the hits of Karen and Richard Carpenter Tickets are $20; call (352) 610-4901.

Dark tale: Shark Theatre will present Dark of the Moon Thursday through Nov. 10 at the Black Box Theater at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. The drama tells the story of Barbara Allen and the witch boy who longs to be human. Showtimes are 7 p.m. each day and a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 10. The play is recommended for ages 11 and older. Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for adults. Call (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

Painting, sculpture exhibit: The Hernando County Arts Council will continue the exhibit "Images in Clay and Paint" through Dec. 31 at the Hernando Fine Arts Gallery, 7468 Horse Lake Road, Brooksville. The exhibit features the work of sculptor Rosalie LoCurcio and painter Rosa Lea Addington. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Works will be available for purchase. Contact Roger Sherman at (352) 799-2627 or or visit

Quick trip

Swamp thing: The Land O'Lakes Swamp Fest will be held from 4 to 11 p.m. today, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. There will be midway rides and games, food vendors, and entertainment by Urban Legend, Stonegrey, Public Ed, Bone Band, Cocoa Red and student dancers. Advance tickets are $12; at the gate, $20. Visit or call (813) 293-3686.

Jamming with crabs: The annual Stone Crab Jam street festival will be held from 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday along W Citrus Avenue in Crystal River. Features three stages of music, stone crabs and other food, craft vendors and a chowder cookoff. Admission is $5. Tour boat rides of 25 minutes launch from the pier at Kings Bay Park for $15. Visit

Music, art, drama, other events set 11/01/12 [Last modified: Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:49pm]
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