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Music, nature events, festivals in Hernando, March 22 and ahead

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The Nature Coast Festival Singers will present their annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. The concert will feature works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Haydn and others. There is no cost to attend; an offering will be collected. For information, call (352) 515-5335.

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Sounds of Sondheim: A Little Night Music continues through Sunday at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Show times are 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Featuring music by Stephen Sondheim, including Send in the Clowns, the musical was the winner of six Tony Awards. Tickets are $15. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net.

For the birds: The Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival runs today through Sunday at various parks in Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties. Field trip registration is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. A variety of activities are scheduled for adults and children Saturday, starting at 8 a.m., at the conservation center. For a complete schedule of events, visit naturecoast festival.wordpress.com. For information, email andy.wraithmell@myfwc.com.

Celebrity revue: Sally's Broadway Revue Celebrity Impression Show will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. The one-woman show, presented by professional singer and impressionist Sally Langwah, includes tributes to Reba McEntire, Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, Cher and Marilyn Monroe. Soft drinks, milk shakes and sundaes available for purchase. Tickets are $10; $5 for children 11 and younger. This is a benefit for the Shrine Club's kitchen fund. For information, call (352) 684-6979.

Downtown street party: A Block Party will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. The party will include music by Eric Tremante, Joe Solomon, Terry Cole, Robert Swann, "Guitar Mike" and Jonathan Midge. Food, beer and wine will be available. The free event is hosted by the Brooksville Recreation Department and Friends of the Children. For information, call (352) 540-3835.

Art at the cafe: Meet Emilio "Sonny" Vergara from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. Refreshments will be served. The reception is co-hosted by the Spring Hill Art League. Vergara's works will remain on display at the cafe through April. Information: (352) 556-3984.

Quick trip

Take me to the fair: The Citrus County Fair kicks off Monday and continues through March 30 at the Citrus County Fairgrounds, 3600 S Florida Ave., Inverness. Gates open at 5 p.m. weekdays, except on Wednesday and Friday, when gates open at 1 p.m.; the fair opens at 10 a.m. March 30. Highlights include a Restless Heart concert Monday and the Foggy Creek Band on March 30. Admission is $5; $3 for ages 5 to 10. Midway armbands are $20. There will be a "midway bonus" from 2 to 7 p.m. March 31. There will be no gate admission and no single tickets sold; armbands will cost $22. Visit citruscountyfair.com or call (352) 726-2993.

For Eagles fans: 7 Bridges — The Ultimate Eagles Experience pays tribute to the Eagles at 8 p.m. Saturday at Pasco-Hernando Community College's Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Tickets are $25 to $30. Call (727) 816-3707 or visit phcc.edu/tix.

Life in technicolor: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat continues through April 21 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19 in Hudson. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit showpalace.net for details.

Music, nature events, festivals in Hernando, March 22 and ahead 03/21/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 21, 2013 5:43pm]
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