Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Events

Art exhibits, an obstacle race and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

Art events

Splish, splash: The West Pasco Art Guild's April exhibit, "Splish Splash," is on display through April 30 at the guild, 6206 Jefferson St., New Port Richey. Regular exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. For information, call (727) 841-7732 or visit westpascoartguildandgallery.org.

Art exhibit: "Artists in Residence," an exhibit featuring the artwork of PHSC students, is on display through May 11 in the Rao Musunuru M.D. Art Gallery 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 3:30 p.m. Fridays. For information, call (727) 847-2727.

Art on display: A photo, digital and 3-D art exhibition will be on display April 29 through June 3 at the Pasco Fine Arts Council, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. A reception will be from 4 to 6 p.m. May 6. Regular gallery hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays and Saturdays. For information, call (727) 845-7322 or visit pascoarts.org.

More art on display: Art by Lloyd Johnson and Gary Bartlett will be on display at Bug's Splatter Gallery, 5718 Sixth St., Zephryhills, from April 30 through July 23. 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 [email protected]

Musically inclined

A musical tribute: Tin Pan Alley Productions will perform tributes to the musicals Grease and Little Shop of Horrors at 2 p.m. Sunday at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Tickets are $15 and include dessert and coffee. For information, call (727) 457-4899 or visit tinpanalleyprod.com.

Mother's Day dinner concert: Tickets are on sale for the Richey Community Orchestra's "Mother's Day Pops Bouquet," which will start with cocktails (cash bar) at 1 p.m. May 8 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. A full-course dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m., and the show will follow at 3 p.m. Tickets are $40. Seating is at tables of 10. Reservations are required. For information, call (727) 919-3866 or visit richeycommunityorchestra.com.

Get outdoors

An obstacle race: Rugged Maniac will host an obstacle race and festival at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Little Everglades Ranch, 17951 Hamilton Road, Dade City. Adrenaline seekers ages 14 to 80 are sought to tackle 25 obstacles, including underground tunnels, trampolines, warped walls, balance beams and a 50-foot water slide, all along a 3-mile, off-road course. The concurrent all-day festival will include music, beer and food, plus mechanical bulls and bounce houses for adults. The cost to participate in the race is $100. Students and military personnel who present valid identification will receive a $10 discount. For information, visit ruggedmaniac.com.

Other fun

A magical show: Comedic magician Cesar Domico will perform at 8 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday at Merlin's Theater, 7148 Congress St., New Port Richey. Tickets are $17.50 for adults and $12.50 for children under 12. For tickets, stop by the box office between noon and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday or visit visualmagicshop.com. For information, call (727) 748-8800.

A bunch of blueberries: Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 State Road 52, Hudson, will host the sixth annual Pasco Blueberry Jamboree from 4 to 8 p.m. April 29 and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30. The event will feature food, music, activities for kids, blueberry-inspired baked goods and vendors. A pulled pork dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 29. Admission to the jamboree is free. For information, call (727) 856-5000.

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