Through Dec. 25
At Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, and 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. some Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Doors open two hours before each show for buffet and cash bar. Dinner and show, $42.50; show only, $31.45; ages 12 and younger, $24.95 and $19.95, all plus tax and tip. Call 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere, 1-888-655-7469.
'A Pasco Christmas'
Richey Suncoast Theatre's tribute to the USO at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Call (727) 842-6777.
Pasco-Hernando Community College will hold Celebration of Poetry from 7 to 9 p.m. at the north campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville, in Room A-139. To participate, call Richard Downing at (352) 797-5123.
Spectacular Vegas Show
The Polish American Pulaski Association will present impersonators Tommy O & Marilyn and Dawn Behrens Vega in "From Elvis to Pavarotti" at a dinner show. Dinner is from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m., followed by the show. Dinner and show, $22. Call Leona at (727) 376-8149.
Progress Energy Art Gallery
The exhibit "Wiggle, Slither, Romp & Climb: Animals in Art" will open with an artists' reception at 6 p.m. at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Artists are Lisa Ward Landsman, Sali Dalton, Arthur Bell, Suzanne Natzke, Edwina Curtis and Nancy Jacey. The gallery is open noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. The exhibit will be at the gallery through Jan. 31.
Art quilt demonstration
Pasco Arts Council will present a talk about art quilts by Susanne McCoy, 10 a.m. at the art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. At 11 a.m., there will be a demonstration on fused fabric collage techniques. The center's "Holiday House" gift shop will be open through Dec. 22.
Nature Coast Festival Singers will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way (U.S. 19), Weeki Wachee (just north of the State Road 50 intersection). An offering will be accepted.
Sugar Plum Fairy Party
The Centre for Dance, Drama & Music will hold the "Sugar Plum Character Party" from 2 to 4 p.m. at its studio, 6648 Ridge Road, Port Richey. Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends from the Nutcracker Ballet will perform and pose for photos with their guests. Tickets are $10; proceeds go to Expressions, the Dance Company. Call (727) 842-8175.
The nonsectarian chorus of 50 women will present a concert at 2 p.m. at Living Word Church, 5151 Rowan Road, New Port Richey. Guest performer is John Timpanelli. Admission is free, but an offering will be accepted.
AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS
Presented by Florida Lyric Opera, starring Mary K. Wilson and narrated by John Wilson, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Act 2 is favorite songs sung by the Wilsons. Tickets are $15, reserved seating, $13 center members and students. Call 942-5605.