By EILEEN SCHULTE
© St. Petersburg Times, published December 15, 2000
Shows and music
"A CHRISTMAS CAROL:' Dunedin High School will present A Christmas Carol at 7 tonight and Saturday night in the auditorium, 1651 Pinehurst Road. Tickets are $6. Call (727) 469-4100, ext. 170.
MEAN AND GREEN: The Dunedin Youth Volunteers will perform an adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Free. Call (727) 738-4489, ext. 240.
CHRISTMAS FIDDLING: The Bay Area Fiddler's Association will play holiday favorites at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Jenkins Assembly Room at the Largo Library, 351 East Bay Drive. Refreshments will be served. Free. Call (727) 587-6715, ext. 2507.
HOLIDAY PLAY: The Royalty Theatre will present the program Deck the Halls With Bows & Folly at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the theater, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children and students. Take an unwrapped toy and it will be donated to needy children.
STRIKE UP THE BAND: Jonathan E. Steele will direct the Clearwater Community Concert Band on Sunday at St. Petersburg Junior College, fine arts auditorium, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. The jazz band will perform at 2:30 p.m. followed by the concert band. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free. Call (727) 799-4437.
HOLIDAY SHOW: The Teens for Charitable Causes group will perform a benefit show at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Palm Harbor Senior Activity Center, 1500 16th St. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door. All proceeds benefit the Senior Activity Center. Call (727) 771-6000.
CONCERT: Entertainer Tom Little will perform at 7 tonight at the Royalty Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $12.50 for adults and $7.50 for children and students at the door ($10 for adults and $5 for children and students in advance). Call (727) 441-8868.
FOLK CONCERT: Canadian singer/violinist Lowry Olafson will perform his folk melodies and songs from his fifth CD, Days That Disappear Too Soon, at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $11, $9 for center members and students. Call (727) 942-5605.
SUNSETS AT PIER 60: Celebrate the end of the day with a daily festival of arts, crafts and entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach. Tonight, Liz Pannock & Dr. Blues (blues) will entertain. Saturday, Spy vs. Spy (Caribbean music) will take the stage. On Sunday, the Swingin' Mooks (swing music) will play. Free.
CHORAL CONCERT: The Palm Harbor Community Chorus will present a holiday show at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Clearwater Community Reformed Church, on Belleair Road just west of Highland Avenue. Free. Call (727) 725-1856.
VARIETY SHOW: The Royalty Theatre will present a Tribute to the King variety show at 3 p.m. Saturday at the theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. This is a benefit for children. Free. Call (727) 441-8868.
HOLIDAY FUN IN THE PARK: Dunedin's Main Street will come alive tonight with live Christmas music, lights, Santa Claus and free horse and buggy rides from 6 to 9 p.m. Everybody is welcome.
FARMER'S MARKET: A downtown farmer's market featuring holiday entertainment will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Station Square Park in Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 461-7674.
BILL OF RIGHTS DAY: Learn more about the Bill of Rights on Saturday at Coachman Park in Clearwater. Speeches about the document will be read from 1 to 4 p.m. Call (727) 738-0171.
AUDITION: Open auditions for Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Morningside Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd., Clearwater. There are roles for three women ages 17-35, two men ages 50-65 and 10 men ages 17-35. All actors will do cold readings from the script. The play will be presented Feb. 23-25 and March 2-4 at Studio One, the education building at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 443-1258.
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