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Elvis show delivers concert experience

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Published:   |   Updated: March 19, 2013 at 12:13 AM

Ongoing

Masque's 'Fiddler' to bid farewell

The Masque Youth summer musical production of "Fiddler on the Roof" continues through Sunday at Omar K. Lightfoot Center, 10901 N. 56th St. in Temple Terrace.

The musical is rich in historic and ethnic detail, featuring memorable songs such as "If I were a Rich Man" and "Sunrise, Sunset."

Show times are 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for students/seniors/military and $10 for children with group discounts available. For details, go to www.masquetheatre.net or call (813) 983-1710.

Chocolate factory wraps up production

The Tampa Players production of the musical "Willy Wonka" runs through Sunday at University Area Community Center, 14013N. 22{+n}{+d} St. Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory."

Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $14; $12 senior/student; or $10 group. Call (813) 386-6687.

Thursday

Kids bid summer goodbye at event

Children can enjoy end-of-summer fun at Westfield Citrus Park with a Free Family Fun Day at 4 p.m. at 8021 Citrus Park Town Center Mall.

Children will ease back into school with two books by Kevin Henkes, the lighthearted "Chrysanthemum" and "Jessica," a story about an Imaginary friend. Afterward they will personalize a pencil case and have a snack.

For information, call (813) 926-4644.

'Elvis' to enter Cultural Center

To mark the 35th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, Carrollwood Cultural Center is presenting "Elvis: A Concert Experience" at 8 p.m. at 4537 Lowell Road.

Experience Jim Jinelli's portrayal of "The King" and his stage style during the touring concert years of 1971 to 1977, with musical arrangements as close to the originals as possible.

Tickets are $23 for nonmembers, $21 for seniors and $19 for members. For information or to buy tickets, call (813) 269-1310 go to carrollwoodcenter.org.

Saturday and Sunday

Play it twice, Sam

Tampa Theatre wraps up its Summer Classics with two showings of "Casablanca" starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Heinreid and Claude Rains at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The triple Oscar winner still wows viewers with its love triangle set against the high stakes of World War II. Arrive an hour early for a tour of the theater and a concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer.

Tickets are $9 and available at the Tampa Theatre box office, 711 N. Franklin St. For information call (813) 274-8981 or go to www.tampatheatre.org.

Saturday

Concert series finale a blessing and curse

The Carrollwood Cultural Center wraps up its 2012 Summer Concert Series with the second annual Blessing and a Curse Music Festival featuring Have Gun Will Travel, at 8 p.m. at the Center, 4537 Lowell Road.

Tickets are $18 for nonmembers and $15 for members. For information or to buy tickets, call (813) 269-1310 go to carrollwoodcenter.org.

Sunday

Philippine festival returns to Tampa

The Filipino-American Association of Tampa Bay presents its annual Philippine Barrio Fiesta from noon to 6 p.m. in the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center, 14301 Nine Eagles Drive near Westchase.

Experience a Philippine fiesta complete with food, merchandise, souvenirs, clothing and games for all ages. Folk singers and dancers will perform, and there will be a grand "Santa Cruzan" procession featuring young women in colorful costumes.

For information, call (813) 782-0102 or go to www.pcfitampa.org.

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