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GOLF COMIC: The High Point Golf Club will host a show featuring T.P. Mulrooney, "The Golf Comic," at 7 p.m. March 9 at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. The opening act will be Blues Brothers impersonators.

Mulrooney, who will be appearing at the Masters golf tournament in April, has been seen on HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and the Golf Channel.

Tickets are $12 each. For information or tickets, call Harry Tremain at (352) 585-5814, Dave Lund at (352) 293-4285, the High Point office at (352) 596-2397 or the golf course at (352) 596-0833.

AUTHOR APPEARANCE: Author Craig MacIntosh will sign books from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 28 at Poe House Books, 823 NE Fifth St., Crystal River.

MacIntosh is the author of two books related to World War II events — The Last Lighting and The Fortunate Orphans. In addition to his books, MacIntosh is the artist for the comic strip Sally Forth, which appears in more than 600 newspapers.

Copies of the books will be available for purchase. For information, call (352) 795-3887.

SOCIAL DANCE: The Brookridge Social Dance Group will host a St. Patty's Day dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. March 2 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge.

Starburst will entertain. Coffee and ice will be available throughout the evening, and Dunkin' Donuts will be served about 9:30 p.m.

Tickets are $5. Call Dot at (352) 597-0723.

CRAFT FEST: The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681 will host a craft sale and festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 2 at the post, 18940 Drayton St., Shady Hills.

The event is sponsored by Hernando Elite Businesses, which will provide free goody bags. More than 40 vendors will participate.

Proceeds from table rentals will go toward the needs of veterans. For information, call the post at (727) 856-1860.

Upcoming things to do around the county 02/20/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 7:22pm]
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