Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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

Theater buffs

Related News/Archive

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.


Things to do in Pasco County, Oct. 12-18 10/11/12 [Last modified: Thursday, October 11, 2012 1:19pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Florida education news: Irma makeup days, HB 7069, charter schools and more


    MAKEUP DAYS: Florida education commissioner Pam Stewart waives two of the required 180 days of instruction to help districts complete the …

    Education Commissioner Pam Stewart
  2. Rays morning after: At least Archer looked good



  3. Financially strapped Brooksville raises tax rate and fire fees

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — After conducting an intensive examination of the city's financial position over the past couple of months, the Brooksville City Council has settled on its 2017-18 budget and a tax increase and fire fee increase to help pay for it.

    City Council member Joe Bernardini voted against the budget and the tax rate increase, saying it contained no employee raises and almost no capital expenses.
  4. Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills at least 217 (w/video)


    MEXICO CITY — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217.

    A man is rescued from a collapsed building in the Condesa neighborhood after an earthquake struck Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people. [Associated Press]
  5. Lacking support, lobbying ordinance gets no hearing in Hernando

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — A push to publicly identify people who lobby top county officials was rejected by a majority of the Hernando County Commission this week when commissioners decided to pull a proposed lobbying ordinance from the agenda.

    Commissioner Steve Champion said there was not a consensus to bring a lobbying ordinance forward so the item should not have been placed on the agenda.