There's a jam-packed programme of entertainment to enjoy in he area this weekend. Here's our Guide to the top events.

*ENJOY the vocal talents of William Hicks as Barry White tribute show Let the Music Play comes to Weymouth Pavilion tonight at 7.30pm.

Let the Music Play takes you on a musical journey bringing you as close to the real man and his music as is humanly possible. Hailing from Atlanta Georgia, William Hicks has a mesmerising stage presence, an effortless style, silky smooth vocals and delivers all the greatest hits such as You’re the First, the Last, My Everything, Never Gonna Give You Up, Just the Way You Are, Your Sweetness and of course Let the Music Play amongst many others.

William is joined on stage by his orchestra Soul Unlimited and support act, the Motown trio, the Supreme Dreamgirls. Call the box office for tickets and more information.

*GO back to the 1950s when Buddy Holly: A Legend Reborn arrives in town.

This tribute act will be performed at Weymouth Pavilion tomorrow (10) at 7.30pm.

Join Buddy Holly: A Legend Reborn to relive the Rockin’ 50s Music scene with hits such as Peggy Sue, Oh Boy, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Words of Love, It’s So Easy, Rave On and many more. Call the box office for tickets.

*A BRAND new show travelling across Europe from the dark and sinister Transylvanian mountains to the awkwardly charming seaside town of Whitby and into the world of the supernatural comes to Toller Porcorum tonight (9).

Dracula: The Bloody Truth is a theatrical and comical retelling of Bram Stoker's classic novel by Exeter-based theatre company Le Navet Bete. The performance begins at 7.30pm at Toller Porcorum Village Hall. Call 01300 320373 for tickets. The show then tours to Corfe Castle Village Hall tomorrow night. Call 07590 352219 for tickets.

*CLASSICALLY-TRAINED multi-instrumentalist Emily Maguire will perform at Dorchester Corn Exchange tonight (9) from 8pm.

Enjoy Emily's strong thought-provoking lyrics, and supremely expressive vocals. Call Dorchester Arts for tickets and more information.

*PANTOMIME Jack and the Beanstalk will be performed in Crossways Village Hall tonight and tomorrow.

This Crossways Pantomimers production takes to the stage tonight at Crossways Village Hall at 7.30pm and tomorrow at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets cost £6 for adults, £3 for children and £14 for families. See for more details or phone 01305 848448 or 01305 853125. Tickets are also available on the door.

*ENJOY sounds from the golden era of music with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra in Dorchester tomorrow night at the Corn Exchange from 8pm.

Presenting the show is band leader Duncan Galloway. Expect to hear beautifully arranged songs from Irving Berlin, Ray Noble, Cole Porter and their contemporaries and re-live the electrifying hot jazz from Fletcher Henderson and Duke Ellington.

Call Dorchester Arts for tickets and more information.

*THE CASTERBRIDGE Male Voice Choir and Dorset Police Male Voice Choir will perform an evening of song and dance at St Mary's Church in Dorchester tomorrow (10) at 7.30pm.

These male voice choirs join forces to present an evening of song and music in aid of Dorset County Hospital Charity Cancer Appeal. Tickets cost £8 from Dorchester TIC at Dorchester Library and Learning Centre.

*HEAR the stories of remarkable women of the First World War in Cerne Abbas Village Hall near Dorchester on Sunday from 3pm.

Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Louise Jordan brings No Petticoats Here to the village to tell the stories of wartime women who challenged expectations. Call 01300 341332 for tickets.