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Groove to the oldies: The Shops at Wiregrass concludes the free Concerts on the Circle series with a mix of '60s to '90s music by Hunks of Funk from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the shops' valet circle, 28211 Paseo Drive, Suite 100, Wesley Chapel. (813) 994-2242 or theshopsatwiregrass.com.

Arabian nights: The Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel presents Aladdin and the Magic Lamp at 10:30 a.m. and noon Thursday at the center, 30651 Wells Road. $4. Call for tickets. (813) 794-8772.

Don't stop believin': Journey tribute band Odyssey Road performs at 7 p.m. Friday at All Sports Arena, 7716 Rutillio Court, New Port Richey. Concessions available on site. General seating only. All ages welcome. $10 for advanced tickets; $15 at the door. Visit tributetojourney.eventbrite.com. (727) 845-7808.

Crooning comic: Impersonator, romantic crooner and comic John Timpanelli performs from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Colony Cove Mobile Home Park, 5112 Travelers Tree Drive, New Port Richey. $7. Ticket includes dessert, coffee, and iced tea. (727) 379-6557.

Our picks

Odd arts: "Oddball" by featured artist jacabo, "See What I Hear" and the J.W. Mitchell High School student photography exhibits close Thursday at the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 848-6500 or nprgallery.com.

Stamp show: Up to 35 dealers will buy, sell and show gold, silver, coins, stamps and currency at the Coin, Stamp, Bullion and Collectibles Show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at The New Lakes in Regency Park, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. (727) 869-1121.

Wine down: Florida Estates Winery hosts a wine festival featuring vendors, live entertainment and an educational tasting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. Pet friendly. (813) 996-2113.

Think ahead: The inaugural Sandhill Writers Retreat includes classes in writing fiction, nonfiction and poetry, along with a faculty reading and book signing, reception, and optional open reading for participants. The retreat is from noon to 6:30 p.m. May 4 at Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52. $95 for general public; $85 for teachers, students, and senior citizens; free admission to veterans and active-duty military service members. Registration required by April 30. Register at saintleo.edu. For information, call (352) 588-8282.

Artistic youth: Embracing Creativity II, a multimedia exhibit featuring student work from the Pasco Arts Council, ends Thursday at the council, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 845-7322 or pascoart.org.

Family fun

A berry good time: Enjoy homemade baked goods, entertainment, bands, cloggers, puppet shows, vendors and all things blueberry at Pasco County's blueberry festival, the third annual Blueberry Jerry Jamboree. The festival is from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Rotary Club Pavilion at The Concourse, 15325 Alric Pottberg Road, Shady Hills (off State Road 52, just west of the Suncoast Parkway). Free admission; $5 parking. For information, call Faith United Methodist Church at (727) 856-5000 or visit pascoblueberryfestival.com.

Marx Brothers mania: New Port Richey Library concludes its celebration of the Marx Brothers with a free screening of Duck Soup at 8 p.m. Friday at the library, 5939 Main St. (727) 853-1279.

Amazing antiques: The Dade City Spring Antique Faire and Market is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday throughout historic downtown Dade City. (352) 437-4838.

Pasco things to do 04/23/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:39pm]
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