Friday, June 22, 2018
Events

Entertaining events in Hernando and area

Rock around the clock

The Kiwanis Club of Weeki Wachee will present its annual Rockin' Thru the Ages charity event from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Tickets are $45 and include a buffet and dancing. A cash bar will be available. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite decade's attire. Call (352) 293-4317.

This week

Vintage travel trailers: The Tin Can Tourists' 93rd Winter Convention continues through Sunday at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday the public can view trailers and campers from the 1940s, '50s and '60s, like a 1962 Airstream Globe Trotter, a '63 Shasta and a '55 Trotwood. The convention will also include a 1912 camp wagon and a 1916 telescoping apartment on a 1924 Ford chassis. Admission is $5 per vehicle. For information, visit tincantourists.com or call (941) 302-2415.

Quick trip

Take me to the fair: The Pasco County Fair continues through Sunday at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 State Road 52, Dade City. Hours are 3 p.m. to midnight today, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Gate admission is $8 for adults, $5 for kids 6 to 12, free for 5 and younger. Sunday admission includes free child admission with a paid adult. Midway wristbands are $22. Parking is free. Visit pascocountyfair.com or call (352) 567-6678.

Battle in the office: 9 to 5: The Musical wraps up this weekend with matinees and evening shows through Sunday at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. The show is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Tickets cost $49.50 plus tax for dinner and show, or $38.45 plus tax for show only; tickets for children 11 and younger are $24.95 plus tax for dinner and show, and $19.95 plus tax for show only. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit showpalace.net.

Dinner and a show: Bobby Palermo performs at 6 p.m. Saturday at Colorama Music, 9302 Denton Ave., Hudson. Tickets are $10 each for the show only; two dinner and show tickets are $27. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. Visit coloramamusic.com or call (727) 863-7539.

Curtain call

'A Chorus Line': Adults who can sing, dance and act may audition for Richey Suncoast Theatre's production of A Chorus Line at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the theater, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. For details, call (727) 842-6777.

Look ahead

Strawberries galore: The 26th annual Floral City Strawberry Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 at Floral Park, 530 S Parkside Ave., Floral City. Featuring two days of shortcake and other strawberry delights, more than 200 fine art and craft booths, continuous live entertainment, contests, pageant and children's activities. Admission is $3, free for children 12 and younger. There will be off-site shuttle service from the Citrus County Fairgrounds for $1 round trip. Visit floralcitystrawberryfestival.com or call (352) 795-3149.

Celebrating reading: The annual Hernando County Reading Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 2 at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. The free event will include children's authors, entertainment, food and games. For information, call (352) 797-7018.

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