Comedies top weekend scene
By JORGE SANCHEZ
© St. Petersburg Times, published February 10, 2001
Two community theater plays highlight this weekend's entertainment scene.
No Sex Please, We're British will be performed this weekend at the Citrus County Art League, 2644 N Annapolis Ave., off County Road 486 west of Hernando. Show times are 7:30 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 in advance and $9 at the door. Call 746-7606.
The comedy whodunit Wedding From Hell has its final performances this weekend at Playhouse 19, 865 U.S. 19 S, Crystal River. Show times are 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12. Call 563-1333.
Elsewhere, the African American Club of Citrus County presents its fifth annual African-American Achievement and Recognition Awards Program at 2 p.m. today at Curtis Peterson Auditorium at the Roger Weaver Educational Complex in Lecanto. Outstanding students in grades four through 12 will be recognized. Dr. Marvin Davies, president and CEO of the African American Action Alliance, will be the featured speaker.
Country music legend Willie Nelson headlines a concert at Silver Springs. Music begins at noon with two opening acts, and Nelson is scheduled to perform at 3 p.m. Silver Springs is a 350-acre nature theme park on State Road 40 1 mile east of Ocala. All concerts and special events are included in the regular admission price of $30.95 for adults and $21.95 for children. The park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (352) 236-2121 or visit the Web site at http://www.silversprings.com.
On Sunday, the Plantation Inn in Crystal River hosts an art auction to raise money for the Crystal River Police Department's horse patrol. The dinner begins at 7:30 p.m., followed by the auction and then dancing. Tickets are $35 and are available at the police department, behind City Hall; Dillon's Inn restaurant; and Crystal River Bank, all on U.S. 19.
On Sunday, the Central Florida Symphony showcases the two winners of the young artist competition during its concert at 3 p.m. at Curtis Peterson Auditorium in Lecanto. After the pianists perform, the symphony will play Tchaikovsky's Francesca da Rimini. Tickets range from $5 to $15.
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