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'Les Mis' cast plans dinner to raise money

Plant City Entertainment Inc. will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Saturday to benefit its upcoming musical Les Misérables.

Singers, musicians and actors from the show will entertain patrons. The meal includes a choice of sauce, as well as bread, salad, dessert and beverages. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Take-out available.

The dinner runs 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Peters Episcopal Church, 302 Carey St., Plant City.

Plant City Entertainment depends on ticket sales and fundraisers to support its productions. Performers are volunteers and many make their own costumes. Les Misérables opens July 19.

Elvis show coming to festival grounds

The King is back (almost).

The 11th annual Elvis Tampa Bay Festival and Tribute show is set for July 20 at the expo hall on the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds. This year's theme: "Aloha from Hawaii."

The show runs 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and includes performances, memorabilia sales and a tribute-artist competition. Final judging is from 6 to 8 p.m. Last year's show drew 21 competitors. The winner will compete in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis, Tenn., in August. Tickets are from $10 to $25. For information, visit elvistampatcb.com or call (813) 977-6011.

Winery holds wine glass craft class

Keel and Curley Winery will hold a Paint Your Own Wine Glass craft class on July 21 from 2 to 5 p.m. No reservations necessary. Cost is $20 and covers all materials. For information, call (813) 752-9100.

Rotary welcomes new president

The Plant City Daybreak Rotary Club installed new president George Banning at a special July 2 dinner meeting. The club normally meets on Mondays at 7 a.m. at the South Florida Baptist Hospital Community Room.

Plant City community news 07/11/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 2:34pm]
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