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Musical potpourri

A concert with New Odyssey will be held Sunday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. The group has been together for more than 20 years, with the three members playing a total of 30 instruments, singing and doing comedy. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. A light menu and cash bar are available. For reservations, call (727) 863-7949.

This week

A rockin' benefit: A Rocking for Relief Hurricane Sandy benefit concert will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Rookies Sports Bar and Grill, 3095 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. Bands scheduled to perform include Chrome, Jersey Dirt, Lawless Intent, Lost & Found and Southern Silk. There will be an outdoor beer bar. Blankets, clothing, gas cards, diapers and nonperishable foods will be collected. $10 for adults; free for children. Proceeds go to the American Red Cross. For info, call (352) 593-4114.

Art craze: Art Daze III will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Euphoria Emporium Hookah Cafe, 1381 Kass Circle, Spring Hill. The event, which is for adults 18 and older, features local artists and musicians. $5 includes coffee, tea and a raffle ticket. For information, call Summer Rae at (352) 232-5119.

Christmas concert: The choirs of Weeki Wachee, Springstead and Nature Coast Technical high schools will present "A Concert for the Holidays" at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday at Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The concert will include traditional Christmas carols and guest narrators. Free, but advance tickets are required. Call (352) 610-1232.

Latin tenor: Brookridge Entertainment will present Fernando Valero at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. Valero's music includes Bocelli, Pavarotti, Italian folk songs and classic rock hits. Tickets are $20. Call (352) 610-4901.

Light up the holidays: The fifth annual Light Up Ridge Manor Christmas Festival will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sunrise Shopping Plaza, off Cortez Boulevard, across from Ridge Manor West. Hosted by the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce Eastside Business Network Group. Admission is free. Photos with Santa are $3 each or two for $5. For info, call Deidre Fletcher at (352) 796-9486 or Kevin Tennie at (352) 540-4521.

Quick trip

'A Show Palace Christmas': Matinees and evenings select Wednesdays through Sunday each week through Dec. 25 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Adults: dinner and show, $49.50; show only, $38.45, plus tax and tip. Ages 12 and younger: $24.95 and $19.95. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Festive music: The Nature Coast Festival Singers will perform the final Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 13123 U.S. 19, Hudson. An offering will be collected. For information, call (352) 515-5335 or (352) 556-8549.

Curtain call

'A Little Night Music': Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. today and 1 p.m. Saturday at Stage West, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Performances will be weekends March 14 to 24. Email producer Dalton Benson at Visit

Things to do 12/06/12 [Last modified: Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:22pm]
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