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Things to do in Pasco County Oct. 5 through 11

saturday night PLANS UP IN THE AIR? good!

Stargaze with astronomers 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey. Free. (727) 255-3083.

Theater buffs

Do-Re-Mi: The Sound of Music, weekends through Nov. 17, 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.

Musically inclined

'A Night at the Theater': The Dade City Symphony performs at 7 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium at Pasco Middle School, 13925 14th St., Dade City. Free. Call (727) 713-0769 or visit dadecitysymphony.com.

The beat goes on: Join in the drum circle from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., Holiday. (727) 942-7439.

Movie scores and more: "WaveForms 1," a multimedia concert featuring the Tampa Wind Ensemble and the Wesley Chapel Wind Ensemble, 7 p.m. Thursday at Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. Suggested donation: $8 adults; $5 students. (727) 774-7382.

Art events

Nature and wildlife photography: Art by Cheryl Molennor is on display through Nov. 1 in the art gallery in the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library at Pasco-Hernando Community College, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. (727) 816-3231.

Get outdoors

A-mazing corn: The annual 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, a corn cannon and hayrides. Proper shoes required. Visitors 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.

Consider this

Dade City Cruise-In: 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Dade City. Antique cars, vendors, plus DJ Starvin Darvin. (352) 567-3769.

Sukkot Fest: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Temple Beth David Jewish Center, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. Blintzes, latkes, chopped liver, kosher hot dogs, corned beef and salami sandwiches for sale, vendors, entertainment. Admission free. (352) 686-7034.

Wine Walk Benefit: Walk to five pouring stations for food samples and wine, plus music, 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Includes souvenir glass. $10. Proceeds benefit Jason Ackerman Foundation. (813) 994-2242.

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

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