Friday, December 15, 2017
Events

Broadway favorites, art on display and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

Art events

Pasco in pictures: "North East Pasco Captured," an exhibit featuring the work of local photographer Richard K. Riley, is on display through Jan. 29 in the lobby of the Charles E. Conger Library at Pasco-Hernando State College's East Campus, 36727 Blanton Road, Dade City. What started as a mission to document the conditions in Trilby and Lacoochee turned into a labor of love for Riley, a retired Navy Reserve photographer. The photos on display capture scenes in Trilby, Lacoochee and Dade City. The exhibition is free and open to the public from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. For information, (352) 518-1211.

Art exhibit: "Fort Mose: Colonial America's Black Fortress of Freedom," a Florida Museum of Natural History traveling exhibition, is on display through Feb. 10 in the Rao Musunuru M.D. Art Gallery at Pasco-Hernando State College's West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. The maps, artifacts and renderings on display tell the story of Fort Mose, a remote island in a Florida marsh that was America's first legally sanctioned black community. For information, call (727) 847-2727.

Art on display: Art by Gainor Roberts is on display at Bug's Splatter Gallery, 5718 6th St., Zephyrhills, through Feb. 27. The exhibit includes work created with oil paints, watercolors, pastels, egg tempera and monotype printmaking. 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].com.

Other fun

Mini models: The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling in the West Pasco Industrial Park, 2645 Success Drive, Odessa, showcases mini model trains from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through May. The museum features four scratch-built operating train layouts, military models, turn-of-the-century buildings and several doll house exhibits. Admission is $7 for adults and children 12 and under are free. For information, call (352) 585-2662 or visit fine­scalemodeling.org.

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