Sunday, December 17, 2017
Events

Things to do in Pasco: Last chance

Last chance

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

A variety of artists: The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery's (formerly the Progress Energy Art Gallery) Seventh Annual Artist Member's Exhibit, including selections from local artists who chose artwork that best represents them, closes Saturday at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 848-6500; nprgallery.com.

Comical discord: 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, above, closes Sunday at Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19 in Hudson. Cocktails start at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 6 p.m. Fridays, at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays, and at 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; showpalace.net.

Marina hiatus: Gill Dawg Marina is closed now through Aug. 30 for construction on the tiki bar and grill. Visit gilldawg.com or call (813) 597-0360 for more information.

Performing arts

Beach concert: Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the sunset as Doyle's Revenge performs a free rock 'n' roll concert at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Sunset Beach, 214 Shore Drive in Tarpon Springs. Bring a picnic or purchase concessions at the beach. No pets or alcohol. Shuttles are available from Tarpon Springs High School's parking lot. (727) 942-5628; TSRDonline.com.

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

Sunrise, sunset: Gilbert and Sullivan Players present Fiddler on the Roof at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. $24; $20 for members and students. (727) 942-5605; tarponarts.org.

Our picks

Wine down: Florida Estates Winery hosts a Wine Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O' Lakes. There will be vendors, entertainment, and wine tastings. Pet friendly. (813) 996-2113; floridaestateswines.com.

Karate star: Kickboxer Don "The Dragon" Wilson's movie credits include Bloodfist, its two sequels, Redemption, Moving Target and Ring of Fire. Participants can meet and train with Wilson, as well as get autographs and photos with him from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Gary Hernandez Martial Arts School, 4903 Allen Road, Zephyrhills. $35 per person. Cash only. Call (813) 782-0477 or visit garyhernandezmartialarts.com.

Hot rods: Car enthusiasts who used to enjoy the now-canceled Main Street Zephyrhills monthly car show can celebrate all things automobile at a new car show taking place on the second and fourth Saturday of the month in the side parking lot of Five Guys in Zephyrhills, 7654 Gall Blvd. There will be a show from 2 to 7 p.m this Saturday . (813) 780-1645.

Barkin' good time: Socialize with pet lovers, enter a raffle for a chance to win pet-friendly prizes and enjoy fresh-baked treats from Doggie Cakes from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday during Yappy Hour at the Market Off Main, 6241 Lincoln St., New Port Richey. (727) 845-1200.

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