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Pasco Things to Do for the weekend of Sept. 5

Art events

'Around the World in 30 Days': See bustling cities, serene beaches and other scenes from across the globe in art on display through Sept. 27 at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. An opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. today and includes music and refreshments. In separate exhibits at the gallery, see the work of artists Audrey Costa and Lisa Miner in a show called "A Room With Two Views," which features multimedia, 3-D art, plus artwork by students from the Red Apple Adult Training Center. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For information, call (727) 848-6500 or email

Red Apple art: Art by students at the Red Apple Adult Training Center, a school for adults with disabilities, is on display through Sept. 25 in the Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery in the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library at Pasco-Hernando State College, 10230 Ridge Road. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. For information, call (727) 816-3231.

Family fun

Food and more for the family: The Taste of Trinity and Business Expo is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at Seven Springs Middle School, 2441 Little Road, New Port Richey. Includes food samples, bounce houses, a dunk tank and live music. Admission is $5 per person or $15 for four. Proceeds benefit the school's PTSO. For vendor information, call Diana at or call (727) 645-2078.

On the big screen in the great outdoors: The New Port Richey Cultural Affairs Committee and the New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department host "Movie in the Park" at 7:45 p.m. Sept. 13 at Sims Park, 6341 Bank St., New Port Richey. See Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events for free. Concessions will be available. Bring chairs or a blanket. For information, call (727) 841-4560, email or visit

On stage

Get your Broadway on: "The Singing Divas of Broadway and Hollywood" is on stage at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 28 at Ferraro's Studio Theatre, 5732 Main St., New Port Richey. The performance stars Dee Etta Rowe and Mary Anne Edwards and features show stoppers from America's favorite Broadway and movie musicals. Tickets are $23.36 plus tax. Call (727) 457-7768 or visit

Looking ahead

Sun, sand and music: The Little Big Show performs rock/blues at 7 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Beach in Tarpon Springs as part of the Sunset Beach Concert Series. Park at Tarpon Springs High, 1411 Gulf Road. Complimentary shuttle provides round-trip transportation. Buy refreshments or bring your own, and bring chairs. Not pets or alcohol. Call (727) 942-5628.

Paddle for a cause: A kayak race to benefit the Pasco Mental Health Foundation and Raffle Rescue Inc. starts at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at Frances Avenue Park, 5580 Frances Ave., New Port Richey, and ends at Gill Dawg, 5419 Treadway Drive, New Port Richey. It covers 4 miles of the Cotee River. The pet-friendly party afterward lasts until 5 p.m. Features music, raffles, bounce houses and pet-related vendors. Register by Monday. For forms and information, visit or call (727) 287-8554.

Wine, wine, wine: Wine festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. Browse vendors' booths, enjoy live entertainment, try wine and meet the winemaker. Pet friendly. Call (813) 996-2113.

Pasco Things to Do for the weekend of Sept. 5 09/04/14 [Last modified: Thursday, September 4, 2014 10:55am]
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