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'Fame — The Musical,' Beach Bum Trivia among week's activities

This week

I'm gonna live forever: The teen production of Fame — The Musical wraps up this weekend at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The show brings to life the students at the High School of Performing Arts. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113 or visit the website at stagewest. net.

For the kids: A Preschool Palooza Children's Concert will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Locomo Skate-Dance-Party, 10451 County Line Road, Spring Hill. The concert features "Mr. Tommy" Tommy Girvin, who has been the lead guitarist for the Eddie Money Band for more than 25 years. Mr. Tommy's interactive program includes sing-alongs that children can dance to. The event is hosted by the Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties. Limited tickets are available for $4 each. Contact Bev Doucet at or stop by one of the four Early Learning Coalition centers in Pasco or Hernando. Call (727) 233-8291 or visit

Battle of the brains: Participants assemble teams of one to five players and compete for prizes in Beach Bum Trivia at 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Spring Hill Draft House, 2115 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill; at 8 p.m. Sundays at Aqua Bar and Lounge, 1365 Kass Circle, Spring Hill; and at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Sam's Beach Bar, 6325 Clark St., Hudson. Arrive early to register. The cost is $5 per contestant. A portion of the proceeds benefits people who have ulcerative colitis. For information, call (352) 683-1692.

Quick trip

Dude looks like a lady: The Evolution of Drag — Drag Through the Decades, a multimedia drag extravaganza, will be Saturday at Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show features 10 drag performers, celebrity impersonations, costumes and lots of hair and makeup. Tickets are $25 plus tax. A light menu and cash bar will be available. For information, call (727) 863-7949 or visit

Wine down: A wine festival will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. The event features vendors, live entertainment and samples of the winery's offerings. Pets on leashes are welcome. Free admission. Call (813) 996-2113.

Look ahead

Family affair: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Children will host a family movie night Aug. 16 at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. Despicable Me (PG) will be shown. Admission is free. Kettle corn, snow cones, hot dogs and drinks will be available for purchase. For information, call (352) 540-3835.

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