• Organizers of the fifth annual Suncoast Arts Fest are seeking youth performing artists for the Jan. 23-24 event at the Shops of Wiregrass near Wesley Chapel. Vocalists, small dance troupes, instrumentalists, bands (family-friendly music), theater-type musical performers, mimes and drama students are welcome to audition. For information or audition appointments, contact Suncoastartsfest2008@yahoo.com. Deadline is Nov. 15. Suncoast Arts Fest also invites artists and fine crafts people, businesses, groups, and individuals to learn more about sponsorship, entertainment, and volunteer opportunities by visiting the suncoastartsfest.com or call (727) 247-6182.
Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (727) 774-7382
• River Ridge High Drama presents, Bye Bye Birdie at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $5.
• Anclote High Drama presents The Crucible at 7 p.m. Nov. 6-7 and 2 p.m. Nov. 8. $5.
Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. (813) 794-8772.
• East Pasco Middle School Band Invitational Concert, 7 p.m. Thursday.. Free.
• Peter and the Wolf, 10:30 a.m. and noon Friday.. Grades K-5. $4.
• Arts in Motion presents Cinderella, at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 for grades K-3 and 11 a.m. Nov. 6 for grades 4-12. Public shows are at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 and 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 8. For ticket information go online to artsinmotion.org.
• Beauty and the Beast, 10:30 a.m. and noon Nov. 23. Grades K-3. $4.