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Things to do in Hernando County

This week

All about family and music: Come to Toscana Crossing Golf Club for a family activity and music festival 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. The club is at 7406 St. Andrews Blvd., in the Heather, north of Weeki Wachee. There will be a cookout, a silent auction, live music, door prizes and use of the facility's amenities, including swimming, tennis, volleyball and golf after 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person or $40 per family of four. For tickets, call Kathryn Vanderplough at (352) 340-4778. All proceeds will benefit the music program at Weeki Wachee High School. Toscana will also host a golf tournament that day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the music program. The tourney will include two-member teams. The entry fee is $35. Cash prizes will be awarded. To register, call Barbara Phillips at Toscana, (352) 596-2019.

Cars of the past: A Classic Cars of the Decades benefit show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sam's Club, 13360 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Makes and models from the 1940s through the 2000s are eligible to participate. The event includes music and a barbecue. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., with awards starting at 2:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit All Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network hospitals. The registration fee is $10. For information, call (352) 592-4737.

Quick trip

Ring of fire: Keith Coleman performs as Johnny Cash, alongside partner Ruby as June Carter, in The Life and Times of Johnny Cash, a 90-minute theatrical presentation about Johnny Cash. The show will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Tickets are $25 plus tax. For reservations, call (727) 863-7949 or visit

Summer art: Pasco-Hernando Community College's faculty and staff exhibit features photography, clay, charcoal, textiles, pencil drawings, acrylics and sculpture through July 26 at the college's Rao Musunuru, M.D., Art Gallery, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Summer exhibit hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. (727) 816-3231 or

Look ahead

All that glitters: The city of Inverness will host its annual Patriotic Evening from 5 to 10 p.m. July 3 at Liberty and Wallace Brooks parks in downtown Inverness. Music will be provided by the Velvet Jones Band, with opening act This Day's Age. There will be games, food, information booths and fireworks over Lake Henderson. Beer and wine will be available. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Admission and parking are free. For information, call (352) 726-2611 or send email to

Curtain call

'Fiddler on the Roof': Live Oak Theatre Company will have auditions for the hit musical from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Be prepared to sing and act; bring sheet music or a CD. Songs from the show are not necessary, but be prepared to sing 16 bars that show vocal range and strengths. Also be prepared to recite a monologue. Those who receive call-backs will be required to sing songs from the show. Performances will be Oct. 18 and 19 and Oct. 25 to 27 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Call (352) 593-0027, send email to or visit

Things to do in Hernando County 06/25/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 4:22pm]
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