THURSDAY, DEC. 20

The Florida Jazz Express, an 18-piece band, will perform, 8 p.m., at Dockside Grille, 5015 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. They will perform classic, Latin, jazz and big band music. Admission is free. Call 516-480-8587.

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 All Shook Up, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by Shades of Grey, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by Louie Bravo, 6-9 p.m. 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.

FRIDAY, DEC. 21

Macon Dew will perform country, pop, 1950s and ’60s music, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month, at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Donation is $4. Call 727-868-5744.

Moose Lodge 1747 (6825 Beach Blvd., Hudson) – Fish fry and more, 4-7 p.m. Live music by Deuces Wild, 6-9 p.m. Friday; Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays; Chicken dinner, noon-7 p.m. Monday. Call 727-868-9894.

SATURDAY, DEC. 22

“A Show Palace Christmas” will be presented at The Show Palace, 16128 U.S. 19, through Tuesday. 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 www.showpalace.net.

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.

SUNDAY, DEC. 23

A Christmas concert, “Come and See, Go and Tell,” will be performed, 10:30 a.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 S.R. 52, Hudson. Call 727-856-5000 for more information.

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.

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