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Entertainment

This week: Hernando

By Times Staff Writer
Published June 17, 2005


DANCE RECITALS: Erin's Danceworks will present its ninth annual student recital at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $12 per person and may be purchased by calling 597-1911.

LAUGH IT UP: Comedian Mike Rivera will headline at 8:30 p.m. today at Giggles comedy club at the Best Western Resort Weeki Wachee at U.S. 19 and State Road 50, Weeki Wachee. The featured performer will be Louis Smith. Tickets are $7. Doors open for dinner at 7:30. Call 596-2007 for information.

FISH AND PICKIN': The Istachatta General Store, 28198 Magnon Drive, Istachatta, will have an all-you-can-eat fish fry and concert beginning at 4 p.m. today. The dinner menu includes fish or chicken, baked beans, grits, coleslaw, hush puppies and tea or coffee. The cost is $6.50 if reserved in advance, $7.50 at the door. Bluegrass and gospel music will be provided by the Istachatta Back Porch Pickers. Call 544-1017 for information and reservations .

SUMMER SPLASH: Weeki Wachee Springs will host the annual Citrus 95 "Splashdown Party" from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the park's Buccaneer Bay attraction at Commercial Way and State Road 50 in Weeki Wachee. The event is open only to people age 21 and older. Cover charge is $5 at the gate. Call 596-2062 .

SATURDAY MARKET: The Brooksville Downtown Merchants will have their monthly Market on Main Street starting at 8 a.m. Saturday on Main Street, between Broad and Liberty streets, in downtown Brooksville. For information, call 797-9330.

QUICK TRIPS

MORE LAUGHS: Comedian Mike Rivera will headline at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Giggles comedy club at the Park Inn Hotel, 4076 S Suncoast Blvd. in Homosassa. The featured performer will be Louis Smith. Tickets are $7. Doors open for dinner at 7:30. Call (352) 628-4311 for information.

PAYING TRIBUTE: The Bourbon Street Concert Club, 4331 U.S. 19, New Port Richey, will feature Guns N' Roses tribute band Paradise City at 9 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 8. The cover charge is $8. Call (727) 843-0686 for information.

HERMAN'S HIGHLIGHTS: Jerry's Girls: The Music and Lyrics of Jerry Herman continues through June 26 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays and 1:30 p.m. some Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Doors open two hours before each show for buffet and cash bar. Dinner and show, $39.50; show only, $28.45; ages 12 and younger, $21.95 and $16.95, all plus tax and tip. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469 for information.

LOOK AHEAD

SYMPHONY CONCERT: The Hernando Symphony Orchestra will perform a patriotic concert at 7:30 p.m. June 25 at Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Admission is $10. The church will sponsor a free picnic dinner at 5:30. Call 683-4404 for ticket information.

JAZZ ON THE GULF: The Hernando Beach Club will present a jazz concert featuring members of the Hernando Jazz Society at 6 p.m. June 26 at the club at 3145 Flamingo Blvd., Hernando Beach. Tickets are $12 per person and include a buffet. Reservations are required. For information, call Rusty at 688-4976 .

BAND SHELL BASH: The Hernando County Fine Arts Council will present a free concert featuring the Tampa reggae band Impulse from 4 to 8 p.m. July 9 at the Hernando Park band shell in downtown Brooksville. Call Pierre Desjardins at 848-0177 for information.

CURTAIN CALLS

Stage West Community Playhouse will have auditions for Alan Ayckbourn's Table Manners at 7 p.m. July 1, 1 p.m. July 2 and 7 p.m. July 6 at the theater, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. English accents are not required. Roles are for adults of various ages. Production dates are Sept. 8-25. The director is Madeline Child, 686-4975.

[Last modified June 17, 2005, 00:34:18]


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