Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Things to do in Hernando, June 22 and looking ahead

'Unusual cruise' at high point clubhouse

A musical and comedy show will be Saturday at the High Point Clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road, High Point. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is at 7 p.m., when the audience will be taken on an "unusual cruise." Tickets are $5. Call (352) 200-8843.

This week

Musical revue: Tickets are available for Yesterday … Broadway, Today … Stage West, which will be at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net.

Quick trip

Musical murder with laughter: The Encore Ensemble Theater presents The Pajama Party Murders, an interactive musical mystery and comedy dinner show at 6 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Tickets are $25 each. Reservations required; call (352) 212-5417.

Look ahead

Celebrating Independence Day: An Olde Tyme Celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 30 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. The event will include a pancake breakfast, followed by water games, vendors, a cakewalk, a food and ice cream sundae bar and carnival games. There will also be a cornhole tournament, where participants have a chance to win $500. The event will wrap up with a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. Parking is $5 per carload. Admission is free. For information, call (352) 796-4552.

Quilt show: The annual Quilt Exhibit will kick off with opening day festivities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 30 at the Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. There is still time to enter a quilt in the exhibit. Contact Lee-Anne Shoeman at (352) 688-6504 or leeanne [email protected]

Curtain call

Bus Stop: Auditions for Stage West's 2012-13 season opener will be at 7 p.m. June 29 and 1 p.m. June 30 at the theater, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The drama is set in a rural diner where bus passengers take shelter during a bad storm. There are roles for three women and five men of various ages. Performances are Sept. 11-23. Details are on the website at stagewest.net, or contact Andrea Gleason at [email protected] or (352) 686-4988.

Beauty pageant: The third annual Miss Firecracker Pageant will be at 5:30 p.m. June 30 at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. The pageant is open to area women and girls, ages newborn to 26 years. This is the official preliminary to Miss Florida U.S. International, Miss Florida Teen, Little Miss and Jr. Miss Florida. The prize package will be valued at more than $5,000. The pageant, cosponsored by Envy Pageant Productions, is part of Greater New Port Richey Main Street's "Main Street Blast" that will be from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. For information or an application, contact Envy Pageant Productions at (352) 256-9959 or [email protected]

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