If you're planning a night out or need to finish up some holiday shopping, this useful weekend planner should help you out.
- The well known holiday opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors will be performed at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 3 p.m. Performed by the Florida Lyirc Opera, the tale is one of the most frequently performed operas of the 20th century, according to the Tarpon Springs Cultural Treasures group. Tickets are $22 for non-members and $18 for members and students. Tickets can be purchased online.
- Last minute shopping questions can be answered with Tarpon Springs Patch's local guide to gifting and keeping holiday dollars in the community. Whether it's the gift of food through a gift card to a Tarpon-based establishment or a dress from an area boutique, our guide has something for everyone's taste.
- As always, the Tarpon Sunday Market will be holding down the shopping local fort at the corner of U.S. Alt. Hwy. 19 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Food and drinks are plentiful along with live music and plenty of shopping options.