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Her prince is an ogre: Springstead High School will present Shrek The Musical at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The story is about an unlikely ogre hero and his sidekick, Donkey, as they set off to rescue a beautiful princess. Tickets are $12; students, $8. Call (352) 476-9086 or visit shstickets.com.

Weekend of polka: The annual Spring Festival Days will be Friday through Sunday at Suncoast Dance and Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, west of Masaryktown. Festivities kick off with a jam session from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday with the Frank Moravcik Band and Magic Buttons. The Frank Moravcik Band will also entertain from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. A cash bar and food will be available each day. Admission Friday is $5 for members, $7 for nonmembers and free for musicians participating in the jam. Saturday tickets are $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers; Sunday, $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. For information or tickets, call (352) 428-8340 or (989) 768-0031.

Afternoon of swing: The Hernando Jazz Society will host "Swing into Spring" from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Music from the Big Band era and beyond will be featured. Admission is free for society members; nonmembers pay $10 each or two for $15. There is a separate fee for an optional buffet. A cash bar is available. Call (352) 799-9690.

Mystery and comedy: Sleuth's Mystery Dinner Theatre will present The Premier Sunday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. In this world of comedy, the dinner guests become the detectives. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Tickets for the dinner and show are $35, plus tax. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit showpalace.net.

Big band blast: A dance with the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. Guests will receive complimentary Mardi Gras beads. The orchestra includes 17 musicians and three singers. Admission is $12. Guests may bring their own drinks and snacks. Ice will be provided. Door prizes will be awarded. This is the orchestra's final dance of the season. For tickets, call Mary at (352) 596-9486.

Quick trips

He writes the songs: Almost Manilow performs at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. The show re-creates the Barry Manilow concert experience, with anecdotes, background stories, obscure recordings and videos. Tickets are $25. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit showpalace.net.

Sippin' vino: 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 includes live entertainment and vendors. Visitors will have a chance to sample the winery's offerings and meet the winemaker. Dogs on leashes welcome. Admission is free. Call (813) 996-2113.

Hernando County events 03/03/14 [Last modified: Monday, March 3, 2014 5:07pm]
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