Saturday, August 18, 2018
Events

Things to do in Pasco County starting Oct. 7

On stage

Feed me!: Join Seymour Krelborn as he discovers a new, carnivorous breed of plant life when Little Shop of Horrors opens this weekend at Dreamhouse Theatre, 1840 Oak Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel. Audrey II, the R&B-singing carnivore plant, promises Seymour Krelborn fortune and fame — as long as he keeps feeding him. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30. Tickets are $20.86. Dreamhouse Theatre, 1840 Oak Grove Blvd., Lutz. (813) 997-7146. dreamhousetheatre.com.

He's entrancing: The audience will be the stars when Rich Alexander presents his comedic hypnosis show at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Trinity Meeting Center at Trinity Commons, 7813 Mitchell Blvd. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Call (727) 375-9700.

Music

Broadway revisited: Tin Pan Alley presents On Broadway at 2 p.m. Sunday at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. This is a musical tribute to the best of Broadway musicals. Tickets are $15; dessert and coffee included. Visit tinpanalleyprod.com or call (727) 207-8496.

Art events

Art reception: The Pasco Fine Arts Council will host a reception for the Historical Pasco County Exhibition/Contest from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Pasco Fine Arts Center, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Author Madonna Jervis Wise of the Images of America series will speak and have a book signing. Jeff Miller of the Pasco Historical Society will judge the art that is on display. Call (727) 845-7322.

Call to artists: The Pasco Fine Arts Council is sponsoring an A-Moo-Sing Contest and Exhibition. Artists can submit their bovine-related works, up to two entries per artist, in any media. Works may be dropped off at the council's facility at 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14. The reception and awards will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Full details are available at pascoarts.org. Call (727) 845-7322.

Art on display: Art by Aaron M. Corbitt, a figurative and portraiture artist, is on display at Bug's Splatter Gallery, 5718 Sixth St., Zephyrhills, through Oct. 22. The work includes nudes. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call (217) 341-0274.

Natural life: "Life Beyond Ours," featuring the works of sculptor Evie Harper and painter Julie Komenda, is on display through Oct. 26 in the Rao Musunuru M.D. Art Gallery at Pasco-Hernando State College's West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fridays. Call (727) 816-3231.

Halloween

Scream-A-Geddon: The annual haunt continues daily through Oct. 31, as well as on Nov. 4 and 5, at 27839 Saint Joe Road, west of Dade City. Visitors can make their way through six haunted attractions, including the Cursed Hayride, Dead Woods and Blackpool Prison. The event is from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets vary from $19.95 to $29.95. Visit screamageddon.com or call (813) 452-5412.

Haunted Angelus House: The attraction opens Friday night and continues on select nights through Oct. 31 at the Angelus, 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson. Situated on 25 acres, the PG-13 event features six attractions, including a haunted house, haunted hayride, zombie and prison haunts, fire dancers and performers. There will be a balloon pumpkin patch for children. Open 7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays and from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sundays, Thursdays and Oct. 31. Tickets are $16; $8 for ages 5 to 10 and free for ages 4 and younger. Unlimited passes are $40; $20 for ages 5 to 10. Visit 36haunt.com or call (727) 364-2868.

Family

Harvest Moon Corn Maze: Featuring a 5-acre maze with more than 3 miles of twists and turns, a petting farm, pony rides, a 70-foot jumping pillow, a cow train, games and a pumpkin patch. The event is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 6 at Harvest Moon Farm, 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown. This year's theme celebrates the 50th anniversary of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Peanuts television special. Visitors can play interactive bingo for a chance to win a trip for four people to Knotts Berry Farm in California, where the Peanuts characters are the theme park's mascots. Admission is $11.95; ages 2 and younger free. Call toll-free 1-800-373-4811 or visit harvestmoonfl.com.

Sweetfields Farm Fall Corn Maze: Five acres of maze fun and a variety of activities, including hayrides and a hay maze, fall maze, hay play area, picnic area, duck race, spider web maze, tree house, story teller, free craft of the season and petting zoo. There also is a fresh produce and U-pick area. Sturdy shoes suggested. Food and beverages available for purchase. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 6, as well as Mondays, Oct. 10 and 17; and Fridays, starting Oct. 14. The cost is $9.50 plus tax for ages 12 and older, $5 plus tax for ages 3 to 11 and free for ages 2 and younger. Cash only. Call (352) 279-0977 or visit sweetfieldsfarm.com.

Look ahead

Rattlesnake Festival: Oct. 15 and 16, San Antonio City Park, 32810 Pennsylvania Ave., San Antonio. Rattlesnakefestival.com. (352) 588-4444.

Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering: Oct. 15 and 16, Withlacoochee River Park, 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd., Dade City. Silverhawkflutegathering.com. (813) 763-2118.

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