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Musically inclined

Florida folk: Singer-songwriter Pete Gallagher plays bass alongside guitarist Pat Barmore and fiddler Elan Chalford to perform original songs and favorite folk ballads at 8 p.m. Friday at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 South Pinellas Ave. $14; $10 for members and students. (727) 942-5605 or tarponarts.org.

Greek night out: Enjoy Greek music by Odyssey, dancing and dining at Night in the Islands from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Sponge Docks, located on Dodecanese Blvd. between Hope St. and Athens St. Free. (727) 942-5605 or tarponarts.org.

Country to folk: Music trio 2PM performs an eclectic mix of original songs and well-known Beatles and Everly Brothers classics at 8 p.m. Saturday at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 South Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. $16; $14 for members and students. (727) 942-5605 or tarponarts.org.

Greek music: Leonidas Zafiris and Elias Poulos teach participants how to play the Greek Bouzouki. Adults learn from 2 to 2:55 p.m. and youths learn from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Safford House, 23 Parkin Court, Tarpon Springs. Students should bring their own instruments. $5 at the door. (727) 942-5605 or tarponarts.org.

Film lovers

Thrilling cinema: New Port Richey Public Library's celebration of thrillers continues with a free screening of Dog Day Afternoon at 8 p.m. Friday at 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279 or nprlibrary.org.

Calling all movie buffs: Test your movie prowess with trivia as the Gypsy Stage Repertory presents live performances and theme songs of scenes, monologues and iconic one-liners from famous films. "So You Think You're a Movie Buff?" is at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. Prizes will be awarded for the highest number of correct answers. Suggested donation is $10. (727) 853-1279 or nprlibrary.org.

Our picks

Arts and crafts: CARES hosts an indoor/outdoor Arts and Crafts Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Rao Musunuru, MD Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. The show includes jewelry, paintings, plants, dog clothes, homemade crafts, knitting items and pottery. Hot dogs and cold drinks will be available. Free. (727) 863-6868.

Romantic comedy: Neil Simon's longest-running hit Barefoot in the Park tells the story of Paul and Corrie Bratter, newlyweds making their first home in a not-so-perfect New York brownstone in 1963. The show runs through July 28 at Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 US Highway 19 in Hudson. Cocktails start at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. Fridays, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 p.m. Sundays. $49.50 for dinner and show; $38.45 show only; ages 11 and younger, $24.95 and $19.95, all plus tax and tip. (727) 863-7949 or showpalace.net.

Hot rods: See classic and custom cars cruise in and line the streets at the The Shops at Wiregrass' free car and truck show from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday at 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Free day-of registration is from 1 to 5 p.m., followed by judging at 5 p.m. and awards at 8 p.m. (727) 547-8082 or premiumcarshows.com.

Things to do in Pasco County 07/09/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 2:45pm]
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