Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in our main menu.
If you’d like to have your event added to our calendar, simply send a link to your Facebook event page to [email protected].
FRIDAY, AUGUST 18
Art Right MEOW is CityArts Factory’s 1st ever all domestic cat art show.
We’re down to our last 99 Downtown Orlando Neighborhood Maps, and we won’t be reprinting this design. 🔥This event will be the only chance to purchase white Orlando map prints before they’re gone.🔥 Come hang with us and our friends at Orlando Shirts/ Go Big Tees.
GREASE SING-A-LONG is back by popular demand. It’s once again time to embrace your inner T-Bird or Pink Lady at the phenomenon that is the Grease Sing-A-Long. The rules are “there are no rules,” so break out those leather jackets and poodle skirts, warm up your vocal chords and have a blast.
Hosted by BlueStar: Eight amateur winners.. performing under one roof. Featuring some of Regan Reynolds, Nicki Jay and Tayeh Moore.
Thrift House returns to Tanqueray’s to play a host of originals and covers from 10 p.m. to close. From Zeppelin to Elton John to Radiohead and everything in between.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 19
Pregame with PURPLE PRIDE on our outside patio or head inside to any of these four bars in preparation for the day’s BIG MATCH. The DRINKS will be COLD, the MUSIC will be JUMPIN, and we’ll have our GRILLS fired up and ready to go in case you need a pregame snack.
Like bikes? Like beer? Like supporting local charities? Join us for our bicycle brewery pub crawl. We will be leaving Retro at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, and pedaling to four local breweries. All bikes welcome, but riders must be 21 please. Here is the list of our breweries, and they are all offering our group Happy Hour pricing. Ride will be 10 miles.
This show begins a new era for There Will Be Words where we combine our prose show with our poetry slam, There Will Be Verse First, we will have a four person slam to determine who qualifies for a spot in our Iron Poet championship in September. Then, we will have two featured readers: Tod Caviness, and Caroline Dehart
Orlando Shakes presents a FREE screening of Shakespeare In Love in Loch Haven Park (edited for nudity) A young William Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20
The CF2 String concert event will feature world premieres of new string orchestra works by Central Florida composers. The Central Florida Composers Forum is an organization of composers and new music practitioners dedicated to engaging the creative and larger community of Central Florida through the promotion of original and innovative music programming.