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Music for the arts: The Hernando Symphony Orchestra will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10 each, with proceeds benefiting Stage West. Box office hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday; from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday; and one hour before the concert. Call (352) 683-5113.

Dark side of the moon: The Spring Hill Community Association will present "An Evening with FLOYDSUM" at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. Pink Floyd fans can listen to their favorite songs, such as Wish You Were Here, Comfortably Numb and Another Brick in the Wall, which will be synchronized to a laser light and video show at the outdoor Palmwood Pavilion stage. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverage vendors will be available. Lawn chairs, blankets and dogs are welcome. Tickets are $10 per person; children 12 and younger admitted free. Parking is $1. Call the Lake House at (352) 666-4746. Visit or

Unsinkable: The Hernando Beach Marine Safety Support Group will host a Cardboard Boat Race at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hernando Beach Marina, 4139 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Spectators are invited to cheer for their favorite boats. There will be food, vendors and entertainment. First-, second- and third-place trophies will be awarded. An award will be given for unique design, and the Titanic Award will go to the most dramatic sinking while making the best effort to stay afloat. For information, call (352) 666-7239 or visit

Visiting the past: Tickets are available for Time Forgotten tours that will be on Saturday in Brooksville. Participants will be able to tour the newly renovated Hernando Heritage Museum and the Brooksville Historical Train Depot in Brooksville. The event can begin or end with a high tea at the Tilted Teacup. The tea room will serve at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tours are offered at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; each tour is about one hour. Transportation is not provided, but a map to each location will be provided. Tickets are $28.95 and may be purchased at the Tilted Teacup, 200 W Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. For information, call (352) 593-4111.

Quick trip

Classic rides: The third annual Cook's Antique and Classic Car Museum Tour will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Component General Inc., 2445 Success Drive in Odessa. Visitors will learn about the progress of American culture and the history behind automobiles from 1915 to 1986. There also will be a collection of antique radios, cameras and other items. Complimentary refreshments include popcorn, ice cream, water, soda, cookies and cake. Donations will be accepted to support the Foundation for Early Learning in Pasco and Hernando Counties. For information, call (727) 233-8291.

Casting call

Calling all entertainers: Individuals, duets and groups of all ages may sign up to sing, dance or perform standup and other forms of entertainment in the annual Hernadno/Pasco Has Talent contest. The event, hosted by Pasco-Hernando Community College, will kick off with auditions on Oct. 5, starting at 9 a.m., at the PHCC Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Finalists will be selected to compete at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Cash prizes of up to $500 will be awarded. The deadline to sign up for an audition is 5 p.m. Sept. 26; the cost to enter is $5. Application forms, rules, guidelines and ticket sales are available online at For information, call (727) 816-3435. Spectator tickets for the finale are $10, and $5 for ages 12 and younger.

Events this week 09/16/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 11:56am]
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