• Laid-back fun

    Is it time to pull out that old acoustic guitar or banjo?

    If you’re looking looking for a group to play with, then look no more. The Acoustic Music Meet-up at Coastal Region Library welcomes anyone who loves to play, sing or simply enjoy acoustic music.

    The club meets at the Crystal River from 2 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Mondays monthly. 

  • Wedding farce opens at Art Center Theatre

    An appalling situation develops early in the play that opens next Friday at the Art Center Theatre. A bridegroom wakes up on the morning of his wedding in the bridal suite next to a strange woman, and can’t remember who she is or why she is there. And his bride-to-be is expected to arrive at any moment.

  • Local ‘Legend’ to debut

    Step into the ghostly tale of “The Legend of Kate Kensington” at special showings of the locally produced movie at the Valerie Theatre in downtown Inverness April 29-May 1. 

    At certain premiers, the public can meet the cast members, including the character who plays the ghostly apparition of Kate.

  • Black Diamond Foundation presents the Florida Chamber Music Project

    Jill Ludowese: Special to the Chronicle

  • A country girl with big dreams

    She’s an up-and-coming country singer who dreams to perform beside the biggest stars in Nashville. 

    But, for now, Sophie Noelle Robitaille — stage name Sophie Noelle — is a 10th-grade student at Citrus High School who sings beautifully, accompanied by her acoustic guitar and keyboard.

  • No longer a ‘gig’

    Jeanne Messersmith: Special to the Chronicle

    What was once a “weekend gig” for bluegrass player Dave Elliott has grown into Tin Roof Shack Productions, a local company that promotes and organizes bluegrass festivals.

  • Twist, turn ’n shout

    Fair time means “Family, Food & Fun!” It’s the theme of this year’s Citrus County Fair — and it couldn’t be more true.

    The whole family will find something amazing this coming week — from the exhibits, to the rides, to food and entertainment.

  • A tail-pinching good time

    On Saturday, the Rotary Club of Homosassa Springs Charitable Foundation Inc. will have its annual Shrimpapalooza from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Organizers call it a “Light up the Town” party from morning until night. It will kick off with a New Orleans-style Mardi Gras parade, according to the Rotary Club’s Tom Feeney.

  • The blue, grey ready for war reenactment

    Get ready for a weekend of time travel to the 19th century at the Nature Coast Civil War Reenactment at the Kirby Family Farm in Williston this Saturday and Sunday.

    The public is invited to come and watch the re-creation of a Civil War battle performed by over 500 re-enactors, including Citrus County members of the 8th Florida, Hardy’s Brigade, who helped found the original Nature Coast Reenactment just north of Crystal River.

  • New comedy opens at Art Center Theatre

    A madcap farce that features failed plans for a romantic weekend, romantic mixups, secret lovers, and “cook” who know nothing of a kitchen opens next Friday, March 18, at the Art Center Theatre in Citrus Hills — “Don’t Dress for Dinner.”