Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Events

Happenings in Pasco this weekend

Our picks

Sing it: Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Chorale hosts open auditions from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday at East Pasco Seventh-day Adventist Church choir room, 7333 Dairy Road, Zephyrhills. The choir performs sacred and secular music in area churches, community centers, concert halls and other venues throughout the year. The first rehearsal will be Sept. 16. To schedule an audition, email [email protected] or call (352) 588-4553 or (941) 662-0354.

Shining stars: Cast your eyes toward the heavens with local astronomers at a free stargazing event from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey. Free. (727) 255-3083.

Battle of the brains: Assemble a team of one to five players and compete for prizes at Beach Bum Trivia at two different locations throughout the week. Compete at 7 p.m. Thursdays at a new location, Icons Sports Lounge in Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way and 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Sam's Beach Bar, 6325 Clark St. in Hudson. Arrive early to register a team before the competition. $5 per contestant. A portion of the proceeds go to benefit those afflicted with ulcerative colitis. (352) 683-1692.

Over the border

Tarpon fun: The Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Art and Craft Festival features fine art and craft, food and music from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday on Dodecanese Boulevard. Free admission. tnteventsinc.com or (352) 344-0657.

It's a blast: Machine gun owners and spectators are invited to a Machine Gun Shoot from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee. Cars, trucks and an assortment of other targets will be destroyed. Machine gun owners 18 and older are welcome to participate. No tracers or incendiary ammunition allowed. Spectators and shooters should bring their own eye and ear protection, especially for small children. Food and soft drinks will be available for purchase. (352) 597-9931; hernandosportsmansclub.com.

Art and theater

Romantic comedy: Enjoy a comedic battle of the sexes in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, the second-longest-running off-Broadway musical in New York history. The show runs through Sept. 15 at Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 US Highway 19 in Hudson. Cocktails start at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. Fridays, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 p.m. Sundays. $49.50 for dinner and show; $38.45 show only; ages 11 and younger, $24.95 and $19.95, all plus tax and tip. (727) 863-7949; showpalace.net.

Art in tribute: St. Petersburg College's Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, hosts two exhibitions through Sept. 15. Lin Carte: A Tribute remembers well-known Tampa Bay area art therapist Lin Carte-Anderson, best known for her Serene Women prints series. Metropolis of Kotopoulis is a retrospective of Dino Kotopoulis' creations since moving to the Tampa Bay area in the 1980s. (727) 712-5762 or spcollege.edu/central/museum.

Artistic photos: Pasco-Hernando Community College's Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery hosts artist Michael Conway's exhibit Beyond the Proof Sheet until Sept. 26 at the gallery, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Conway uses photography to explore the after-effect of an image once it is printed and incorporates mixed media materials into his work. (727) 816-3231.

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