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Things to do in Pasco County, Oct. 12-18

Theater buffs

Do-Re-Mi: The Sound of Music continues weekends through Nov. 17 at the Show Palace Dinner Theater, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Adults: dinner and show, $49.50; show only, $38.45, plus tax and tip. Ages 12 and under: $24.95 and $19.95. (727) 863-7949 or toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

They want to act: J.W. Mitchell High School Drama presents Stage Door, Oct. 25-28 at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. Shows are 7:30 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. $5 in advance at the school; $7 day of show at the box office. (727) 774-9358.

On screen

Best of the "Breast" Friday Flix: October's Friday Flix series features films directed by women. Today's presentation is the 1953 film The Bigamist, directed by Ida Lupino. Movie starts at 8 p.m. at the New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St. Visit

Musically inclined

Opera (live from New York!): Watch a live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's L'Elisir d'Amore at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at CineBistro at Grove 16, 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel. $24. Age 21 and up only. Call (813) 948-5444 or visit

Music of the '40s, '50s and '60s: John Timpanelli performs a "Good Time Oldies Revue" at 3 p.m. Saturday at the T.A.T. Clubhouse, 3210 Darlington Road, Holiday. $15. Includes coffee and dessert. Call (727) 379-6557.

Dinner show: Sounds of Soul performs the music of Motown at the Aripeka Elks Lodge's first dinner show of the season. Dinner is at 6 p.m. Saturday at the lodge, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Show at 7:30 p.m. $32 for prime seating, $30 for regular. Reservations required. Call (727) 868-2994, ext. 14.

Guitar music: Internationally renowned guitarist Paul Galbraith performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. $20-$24. (727) 942-5605.

Musical travel: The Wesley Chapel Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band presents "Destinations — a Musical and Multimedia Trip Around the World," at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pasco Middle School auditorium, 13925 14th St., Dade City. $10 adults; $5 students. (813) 929-6929.

Get outdoors

A-mazing corn: The corn maze at Sweetfields Farm, 17250 Benes Roush Road, east of Masaryktown, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 4. It features a 5-acre labyrinth made of corn, plus games and hayrides. Kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cash admission is $8.50; $4.50 ages 3 to 11; free for 2 and younger. (352) 279-0977.

Think ahead

Bluewater Cruising: Enjoy the music of award-winning songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Aiken and his wife, Amy, over a gourmet boxed lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Heritage Museum on Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs. $15-$20. Seating is limited. Call (727) 942-5605.

A little bit country: Dubbed "Americana's Jimmy Buffett," the Mike Aiken Band presents a high-energy, interactive show at 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. $20-$24. A complimentary wine reception for ticket holders is planned for 6:30 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce Artist Faire Gallery, 111 E Tarpon Ave. Call (727) 942-5605.

Send events to Arleen Spenceley, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668 or email Submit items at least two weeks in advance.


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