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Columbiette Holiday Tea: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Heffernan Hall, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Includes a luncheon and entertainment by professional pianist John Sharpe. Also, holiday stories will be told by orator Carolyn Manno. $8 at the door. (352) 796-2096.

Hernando High Royale Regiment Marching Band Haunted Hayride: 7-9:30 p.m., Whitman Road (follow signs), off U.S. 41 north of Brooksville. $4.


Academia Hernando presents "Aging" lecture: 10 a.m., Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. The speaker will be Dr. Joel Fyvolent. The lecture is part of the Myths and Realities lecture series. The cost is $7. (352) 597-0158.

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary card party: Noon-4 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. $2 for games of choice, prizes and refreshments. (352) 683-7290.


Free ticket distribution for "A Tribute to Liberace" concert: 9 a.m. to noon, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Showtimes for the concert, which features Martin Preston, are at 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the church. Phyllis, (352) 544-1068.

Magnet school orientation for Chocachatti Elementary: 6 p.m., cafeteria, 4135 California St., south of Brooksville. (352) 797-7067.


Art reception for Felicia Himmel: 7 to 9 p.m., Easy Street Home Decor, 100 N Brooksville Ave., Brooksville. Wine and cheese will be served. Himmel was born in Puerto Rico and is a self-taught painter. Her favorite subjects include flowers and landscapes. Her works will be on display through November. Sponsored by the Spring Hill Art League. (352) 848-0177.

Magnet school orientation for Nature Coast Technical High: 6 p.m., 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. (352) 797-7088.


'Anything Goes' opens at Stage West: 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The show continues through Nov. 22. Tickets are $18 for adults, $9 for students. Box office open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and one hour before each show. (352) 683-5113.

Cajun Dave in concert: 7 to 9:30 p.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. The Louisiana entertainer sings and plays the fiddle, squeeze box, island drums, mandolin, spoons, washboard and other instruments. Tickets are $10. Louise, (352) 597-4403; Terry, (352) 597-2548, or Audrey, (352) 592-4831.

Friends of the NRA fundraiser supper and auction: 6 p.m., Heffernan Hall, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Includes silent and live auctions, and drawings of limited-edition firearms, custom knives, limited-edition art and other items. Tickets are $40 each and must be purchased in advance; no tickets will be sold at the door. Tonya Harmon, (352) 796-4100; Billie Potter, (352) 428-2857, or P.C. Thomas, (352) 279-8793.

Magnet school orientation for Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics: 5 and 6:30 p.m., school cafeteria, 13400 Elgin Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 797-7024.

Riverhawk Music Festival: 5:30 to 11 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Ticket prices vary. (352) 754-4082 or

Shark Theatre presents 'Prometheus Bound': 7 p.m., Black Box Theatre, Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. According to ancient Greek mythology, Prometheus stole fire from the gods and gave it to mankind. The classic Greek tragedy, written by Aeschylus, opens as Hephaestus, God of Fire, under orders of Zeus, chains Prometheus to the top of a mountain to suffer for his disobedience. Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for adults. Children younger than 5 will not be admitted. (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.


Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church's Giant Garage Sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 13460 Olympic Village Lane, off Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Harriet Pasisis, (352) 688-7465.

Family Movie Night at Suncoast Christian Church: 7 p.m., 8449 Cobb Road, Brooksville. The film A Man Called Peter will be shown. It is a true story of a young Scotsman, Peter Marshall, who became chaplain to the U.S. Senate. (352) 797-0401

Riverhawk Music Festival: 8 a.m. to midnight, Sertoma Youth Ranch, Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Ticket prices vary. (352) 754-4082 or

Stage West presents 'Anything Goes': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The show continues through Nov. 22. Tickets are $18 adults, $9 students. Box office open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and one hour before each show. (352) 683-5113.

United Methodist Women's annual Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brooksville First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., Brooksville. Also, from 8 to 11 a.m., author Robert Glejf will be on hand to sign copies of his book, Through Hell and Beyond in a Boxcar. (352) 796-3363.


ABATE of Florida Freedom Chapter's Back Roads Dice Run: Sign-ups, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Marine Corps League, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. $10 per card; $15 for two. Stops include the Neon Cowboy and the Lighthouse Bar, both in Dade City; Florida National Cemetery and Buddy's Tavern, both in Bushnell, and IR-RU Family Social Club in Inverness. The last bike in is 4 p.m. Herb Robinson, (352) 596-1922, or Ratt, (352) 584-1278.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 186 semiannual yard sale: 8 a.m., 12091 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Spaces are $10; bring your own table. Anna Loring, (352) 596-4617; Betty Corbin, (352) 797-0099, or the post, (352) 597-9995.

Alzheimer's Family Organization Charity Golf Tournament: Registration at 6 a.m. and shotgun start at 7:30 a.m., Beacon Woods Golf Club, 12507 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. $75 per golfer. (727) 848-8888 or toll-free at 1-888-496-8004.

Aripeka Elks dinner show featuring the Central Florida Rat Pack: Dinner at 6 p.m. and showtime at 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. This is a Las Vegas-type show that pays tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. $30 for prime seats; $28 for regular seating. Reserved seating only. (727) 868-2994, ext. 14.

Barbershop Harmony Extravaganza, "Salute to Our Veterans": 2 p.m., Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. The Hernando Harmonizers men's a cappella chorus and quartets, along with the women's Suncoast Harmony Chorus and their quartets, will perform. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students; at the door, $15 for adults and $8 for students. Active military personnel in uniform admitted free. (352) 200-7271.

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