New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 (7201 Congress St.) — Thursday: Bar Games, 1 p.m. Karaoke, 6-9 p.m.; Friday: Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Reservations required. Music by At Large, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by T.J. Brinson, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesday: Trivia, 3-5 p.m. Tacos, 4:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by T.J. Brinson, 6-9 p.m. An Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest will also be held. For reservations call 727-846-8012.

A country, bluegrass and gospel jam session will be held 2-4:30 p.m. Thursdays, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.


2018 How the Grinch Saved Christmas will be held, 6 p.m., at the Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Presented by West Pasco Business Association. There will be dancing, a lotto tree, live auctions, prize drawings and a “Wine and Dine” tree. There will be food and a cash bar. SHADOFAX will perform live music. Contests include ugliest holiday sweater, best holiday “sox” and a Grinch-Whoville look alive. The first 100 tickets are $35. After those are sold, tickets are $45. Visit Call Maria at 727-934-0940 or email for more information.

A winter art show will be held 6-8 p.m., at New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. Art from local schools will be featured, along with cookie decorating. Santa Claus will make an appearance for pictures. Call 727-831-4560.

Moose Lodge 1747 (6825 Beach Blvd., Hudson) – Fish fry and more, 4-7 p.m. The Lady and The Outlaw, 6-9 p.m. Friday; Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays; Karaoke, 6-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; Chicken dinner, noon-7 p.m. Monday; Tacos, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 727-868-9894.


Bowie Tribute by Rebel Rebel will be performed, 8 p.m., at Gill Dawg, 5419 Treadway Drive, Port Richey. The cost is $8 in advance and $10 at the gate. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Call 727-842-1070

Hungrytown will perform from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., at Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, 8737 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Presented by Salt Springs Alliance. This is a free concert with a $3 park entry fee. Bring chairs and blankets. The VIP experience includes tent seating and a brunch buffet. VIP is $12.50 for Salt Springs Alliance members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit or call 1-844-344-4490.

CARES Beach Chair-ity Festival and Auction will be held at Sunwest Park, 17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday, and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday. On Saturday, a fireworks show will be held at dusk. There will also be a volleyball tournament and pictures with Santa. The CARES Beach Chair-ity Auction will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. Sponsors donate adirondack chairs painted by local artists. They will also be judged in three categories: Most Creative, Best Use of Color, and Most Facebook Likes. Both days of the festival will feature food, crafts, vendors and live music. The event is free and parking is $5. Money raised through the festival and auction will benefit CARES, a nonprofit organization that provides services for seniors and their families in Pasco County. Call 727-992-2249 or visit for a full schedule.

Shawn Brown Band will perform, 6-7:30 p.m., at Sims Park, 6341 Sims Lane, New Port Richey. Jazz students from Mullins Music will perform, 6-7 p.m., as the opening act. There is limited seating at these concerts and it is encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Please leave pets at home. Refreshments will be for sale. For more information, call the New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center at 727-841-4560.

A Saturday night dance will be held, 6-10 p.m., at the Gulf View Square Events Center, 9401 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Music by DJ Mike. A dinner buffet will be available, 6-7 p.m. The cost is $10. Call 727-459-2076 or visit for more information.

“A Show Palace Christmas” will be presented at The Show Palace, 16128 U.S. 19, through Dec. 25. On Fridays and Saturdays, a salad bar and dinner buffet are served at 6:30 p.m., the show starts at 8 p.m. On Sundays, a salad bar and dinner buffet are served at 1:30 p.m., the show starts at 3 p.m. Matinees are held on selected Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. A salad bar and dinner buffet are served at noon, the show starts at 1:15 p.m. Tickets: $50.50 plus tax for dinner and show, $39.45 plus tax for show only. Call 727-863-7949 or visit

Jam Session with Northern Connection features country, bluegrass and gospel, 1-4 p.m. every Saturday, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.


A Christmas concert, “Come and See, Go and Tell,” will be performed, 8:30 a.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 S.R. 52, Hudson. Call 727-856-5000 for more information.

Anclote Symphonic Winds will perform “A Christmas Spectacular,” 2:30 p.m., at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Tickets are $12 cash, and $14.07 for credit cards. The box office is open from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday one week before the opening of each show and one hour before each performance. Call 727-842-6777 or visit

Suncoast Bronze Ringers Handbell Ensemble will perform a Christmas concert, 3 p.m., at Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs, 4651 Little Road, New Port Richey. The title of the concert is “Do You Hear What I Hear?” Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Call 352-232-1622.

Country music jams are held at 2 p.m. every Sunday at North Buena Vista Community Center, 2039 Orange Drive, Holiday. Bring an instrument or come to listen. The cost is $3 if not a musician. Call 727-534-8649 for more information.

Sonny Oden country jam sessions will be held 2-4 p.m. Sundays, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.


A musical variety show will be held, 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road. The show will feature singing, comedy and impressions by John Timpanelli and Friends. The suggested donation is $5 per person. Visit for more information about any event.

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