Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Things to do in Hernando, Sept. 21-27

from soul to doo-wop SUNDAY AT THE PALACE GRAND

Related News/Archive

Shades of Blue will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Known for hits such as Oh How Happy and Greetings (This is Uncle Sam), Shades of Blue has performed with legendary artists from the 1950s and '60s, including the Four Tops, the Platters, the Coasters, Martha Reeves and the Drifters. Tickets are $20, plus tax. For reservations, call (727) 863-7949.

This week

See soap star's wild side: Walt Willey, best known for his role as Jackson Montgomery for more than 20 years on the TV soap opera All My Children, will perform his "Wild and Willey" comedy show at 8 p.m. today at the Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Ave., Masaryktown. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door. For information, call (352) 232-3308. A performance of Willey's "Wild Bill! An Evening With James Butler Hickok" show, which had been scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, has been canceled.

Water warriors: The Weeki Wachee Warrior Challenge kicks off today at Weeki Wachee Springs, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, with a Blue Star Memorial byway marker dedication at noon. This is a three-day event to provide scuba dive training to wounded veterans and their families. Underwater racing events will be staged inside the park, in the springs. There's a race meeting and registration today. Demonstrations, dive training and race practice is Saturday. Various Formula H2O underwater races are Sunday. The registration fee for racers is $50; spectators pay $30. For full details, visit wreckracingleague.com. Call Weeki Wachee Springs at (352) 592-5656.

Out of the storm: Bus Stop, Stage West Community Playhouse's 2012-13 season opener, wraps up this weekend at Stage West, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Based on the 1955 play by William Inge, the drama is set in a rural diner where bus passengers take shelter during a storm. Shows are 8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113.

Evening of art: The Spring Hill Art League will co-host a reception for local artists Emerson Barron, Judy Newton and Mae Pollizze from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. Refreshments will be served. The artists' paintings will remain on display at the cafe through October. For information, call (352) 556-3984.

Food, music and cars: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department will host an Uptown Block Party and Cruise-In from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the City Hall and SunTrust Bank parking lots in downtown Brooksville. The free family event will include live music, food vendors, cars on display, and beer and wine. The cruise-in is coordinated by Monster Transmission. For event information, call (352) 540-3835. For details about the cruise-in, call toll-free 1-800-708-0087, ext. 4491, or email nancy@monstertrans.com.

Quick trip

Surprise love: The musical She Loves Me! runs weekends through Sept. 30 at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m., except Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $17, reserved seating. Call (727) 842-6777.

Celebrating with music, organic foods: Organic Americana — Celebrating Regional Tastes and Music, is 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Crystal River Preserve State Park (Eco-Walk Trailhead), 5990 N Tallahassee Road, Crystal River. Musical entertainment kicks off at 2 p.m., featuring the New 76ers, Sabal and Hardee Myer. Vendors will sell regional fresh foods. Includes artists and vendors. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Friends of the Crystal River State Parks. Tickets are $11 in advance and $12 on festival day; children 6 and younger admitted free. Call (407) 927-8032 or visit swampgroove.com.

Things to do in Hernando, Sept. 21-27 09/20/12 [Last modified: Thursday, September 20, 2012 5:19pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Good luck finding solar eclipse glasses across Tampa Bay, U.S.

    Science

    Andi Figart pulled up to the New Port Richey Library on Thursday morning to an unusual sight.

    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Pairs of free solar eclipse glasses sit on display at a Warby Parker store  on August 11, 2017 in New York City. To view the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21 eye protection is essential. The designer eyeglass store expects to give out thousands of pairs of the glasses before the event.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  2. Republicans face primary in whirlwind special election for Plant City-area House seat

    Elections

    PLANT CITY — With qualifying completed this week, the field is set in a whirlwind special election to replace state Rep. Dan Raulerson, R-Plant City — and the race could come down to two candidates in a Republican primary, Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure.

    Yvonne Fry is one of two Republican candidates with strong Plant City ties to quality for a special election in state House District 58.
  3. Tim Tebow came into their life, and never left

    Minors

    There are a lot of stories about Tim Tebow connecting with people during his life, Tebow inspiring them and Tebow being inspired.

    Boomer Hornbeck of Naples, Fla., has battled cerebral palsy and undergone surgery after surgery in the hopes of allowing him to one day walk. Inspired by Tim Tebow, and encouraged by his relationship with him, Hornbeck has become a motivational speaker.
  4. Wrestler Ric Flair in critical condition with 'multiple organ problems,' family says

    Celebrities

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Ric Flair's fiancee shared more details of his illness in a Facebook post, and his condition is more serious than fans imagined for the hospitalized wrestling icon.

    Ric Flair photographed in 2009. [Getty]
  5. Gracepoint gifts senior residents with new home

    Human Interest

    SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — When Mary Myles became program manager of The Graham Home 25 years ago, 30 adults with special needs occupied 65 square-foot apartments.

    The Graham at Gracepoint, the senior living apartments at 2400 East Henry Ave., was their first facility built from the ground up.