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Things to do in Hernando County

Life on the farm

A Farm Festival and Quilt Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Pioneer Florida Museum, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City. There will be a Southern draft horse pulling competition, cane grinding, syrup making, show dolls, quilts, clothing, arts and crafts, and children's activities. Admission is $10, $4 ages 6 to 12 and free for 5 and younger. For information, call (352) 567-0262 or visit

This week

All-star cast: The Las Vegas Revue, starring Keith Coleman and Ruby Tuesday, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. The show includes impersonations of, and songs by, Dolly Parton, Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Carol Channing, Reba McEntire, Buddy Holly, Tom Jones, Neil Diamond, Frank Sinatra, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Jimmy Buffett and Sonny and Cher. Chances for gift baskets will be sold, and there will be a 50/50 drawing. Snacks will be served, and a cash bar available. Tickets are $10 per person. Call (352) 799-0398.

Evening of Jazz: "Jazz at the Lakes," an evening to benefit the Crescent Community Clinic and honor Hernando County nurses, will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Glen Lakes Country Club, 9000 Glen Lakes Blvd., north of Weeki Wachee. Entertainment will be provided by nationally known jazz artist Robert Harris. "Big Daddy" DJ Rich Sanvenero will also entertain. Dinner is included. Tickets are $40 per person. Email [email protected] or call (352) 650-9006.

Quick trip

Parrot head paradise: A dinner show featuring "Changes in Latitudes," a tribute show to singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett, will be Saturday at Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and showtime at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for regular seating and $32 for prime seating. Call (727) 868-2994, ext. 14.

Look ahead

My funny valentine: The Hernando Jazz Society will celebrate Valentine's Day with "Ladies of Song" from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Several female vocalists will be featured, singing such hits as My Funny Valentine, The Way We Were and I Will Always Love You. Admission is free for society members and $10 for nonmembers. There will be a cash bar and a buffet meal available for an additional cost. Nonmembers should call (352) 835-7183 to reserve a space and ensure admittance to the Wellington community.

Amphibian friends: The Tony-nominated musical A Year with Frog and Toad will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The performance by Springstead students follows the two friends — the cheerful and popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad — through four seasons. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and may be purchased online at or by calling (352) 476-9086.

Opa!: Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church will host its annual Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 8436 S Broad St., Brooksville. The event includes music by Demetri of Demetri and the Islanders, Greek dancing, Greek foods, raffles, children's activities and carnival games. Admission is $1 per person. For information, text OPA to 55469 or visit the website at

Things to do in Hernando County 01/31/13 [Last modified: Thursday, January 31, 2013 3:50pm]
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