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A hockey tournament, a classic car show and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

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Wine and art: The San Ann Artisans will host a Fall Wine and Art Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. The event will feature wine tastings, fine art exhibits and live music. Admission is free. For information, call (813) 996-2113.

Art on display: Art by Gainor Roberts will be on display at Bug's Splatter Gallery, 5718 6th St., Zephryhills, from Saturday through Feb. 27. The exhibit, including work created with oil paints, watercolors, pastels, egg tempera and monotype printmaking, will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Regular gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and until 7 p.m. the first Friday of each month. For information, call (217) 341-0274 or send email to

More art on display: "What Lies Beneath," an art exhibit featuring the work of local artist and art educator Kurt Holyoke, will be on display through Oct. 28 at the Rao Musunuru M.D. Art Gallery in the Alric Pottberg Library at Pasco-Hernando State College's West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. Free. For information, call (727) 816-3231.

Members' art on display: The Members' Choice Exhibit will be on display through Oct. 31 at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. The exhibit is the gallery's last, as it will close permanently at the end of the month. For information, call (727) 848-6500 or send email to

For the family

Great American Cooterfest: The city of Inverness' largest annual event, which celebrates the water turtle, will feature a variety of activities from 5 to 10 p.m. today, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Park, 286 N Apopka Ave., Inverness. Admission and parking are free. For information, call (352) 726-2611. For a schedule of events, visit

A fall fest: The Lakewood Loves Pasco Fall Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Concourse at Safety Town, 14851 State Road 52, Hudson. Admission is free. For information, call (727) 856-1770 or visit

A-mazing fun: Harvestmoon Farm, 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown, has a 5-acre corn maze, shaped in part like the Tampa Bay Lightning logo, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through November. $12. Visit

On stage

Poetry and a performance: The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., will host Poet's Night and a performance by the Old Time Radio Players from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today. Free. To RSVP, call (727) 848-6500 or send email to

A story of musical theater: Give Our Regards to Broadway continues with Thursday matinee, Saturday evening and Sunday brunch performances through Nov. 8 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50, plus tax and tip. Show only, group and youth tickets available. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit

Other fun

Wine and Wheels: Classic car owners will compete for grand prizes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Starkey Ranch, 2500 Heart Pine Ave., Odessa. Concurrent with the car show, wine tastings will take place at the community's five new model homes.

Watch hockey: All Sports Arena, 7716 Rutillio Court, New Port Richey is hosting the 2015 International Shoot Out hockey tournament, which includes teams from throughout the United States and from Canada and Slovakia. The weekend-long roller hockey tourney will start at noon today and end about 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free for spectators. For information, call (727) 845-7808.

A blast from mermaids' past: Retired mermaids from the 1950s to the 1970s will perform a show called Legendary Sirens at 11 a.m. Sunday at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. Admission is $13, or $8 for ages 6 to 12. Free for ages 5 and younger. For information, call (352) 592-5656.

A hockey tournament, a classic car show and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast 10/20/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 4:14pm]
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