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.
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The most important theatrical event of the twenty-first century, DEBBIE DOES DALLAS is a modern morality tale told as a comic musical of tragic proportions in the language of the rodeo-porno-football circus. The show is the coming-of-age story of an all-American small-town sweetheart named Debbie Benton (Takara Lee Anderson).
The Festival of Trees, now in its thirty-first year, transforms the Orlando Museum of Art into a glittering wonderland filled with sparkling trees, vignettes and stunning décor for visitors of all ages. Just in time for the holidays, this year’s event is designed with the theme “The Gift of The Holidays” and will take place the week of November 11-19, 2017.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17
Hundreds of vendors selling antiques, collectibles, vintage, and more. The show is outdoors, under open air building, tents and includes the indoor antiques center and the Street of Shops at the Antiques Center. The event is three days. The show opens at 8 am all three days till about 5 pm.
Simply bring a blanket to the lake, chill with us, play games, paint, play guitars, write, share poetry, socialize, rest, enjoy the beautiful sunset over the lake with us, spend a nice picnic style meal with your loved ones or families, or play in the park with your kids.
6:00PM: Bunker 77 – Takuji Masuda, 90 min. 8:15PM: Fishpeople – Keith Malloy, 49 min. 9:45PM: Nervous Laughter, Dan Norkunas, 69 min.
Join the Rollins Sustainability Program for our semi-annual clothing swap and shop. This event is open to the public! Help us address the immense amount of clothing that goes to waste each year while revitalizing your closet with a fresh wardrobe. Pay an entrance fee and take what you want, but don’t forget to donate clothes, shoes, and accessories first.
Get ready for crowd-pleasing dance teams, high-stepping drum majors, precision drum lines and roaring brass sections from the top high school marching bands in the country and featured performances by the Marching Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman University and the Marching 100 of Florida A&M University.
Kick Bright Shop is setting up weekly on Friday nights at Dirty Laundry, located next to Lil Indies and Will’s Pub. Have an amazing tiki drink from Dirty Laundry while checking out our wares! We’ll have the koolest vintage clothing, buttons/pins, and much more for you to check out.
Bob Motz Jet Kenworth, Jet Dragsters, Wheelstanders, Jet Trains, Jet Funny Cars, A Family Fun Filled Weekend. NHRA National Dragster Challenge & Jr Dragster Challenge NHRA.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18
This is a FREE to the public Beer-Fest! Free Samples, Free Admission, Free Live Entertainment! We close off a few blocks and make this a great party atmosphere! The beer is served from 2pm-4pm, but you can get there early to get a wristband and a sample cup.
Join us at Factur for a gathering of synthesists, music hardware makers, performers, and the synth-curious for an afternoon of groovy delights. Hangout with other local electronic musicians and bring your favorite synths out of the studio and into the light of day.
Come and celebrate the start of the holiday season with Santa, carolers, live music, food trucks, pop up shops, 3 beer gardens, fireworks and the beloved Wine Stroll by Tim’s Wine.
Fourteen Central Florida celestial, sonic jockeys bow and mallet gongs under the direction of Tatsuya Nakatani. All ages, free to the public, donation bar, bring blankets and pillows. Become one with fourteen gongs.
She’s coming back! From Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race – VALENTINA – joins the Footlight Players on Saturday, November 18. Shows at 10pm (Footlight Theatre) and 12am (Pool Stage). VIP/Photo Op on sale now! General admission at the door only. 18+ welcome! DJ Brianna spins til 3am. No refunds after purchase.
It’s time to give thanks to all our friends, family and patrons! Come out for an evening of complimentary samples and light bites, live music with Boomershine and, of course, great beer all starting at 8p! Also, get your chance to win some awesome door prizes and the first 100 customer will score a swag bag and a ticket to sample a very special brew from Petrus.
THE GAGA BALL: The Live Concert Tribute Experience Starring Mr Ms Adrien Put your paws up, Little Monsters! THE GAGA BALL is a fully staged and choreographed drag tribute production dedicated to the career of Grammy award winning artist Lady Gaga, and her legions of dedicated fans.
Featured readers: Caleb Michael Sarvis and Faith Culhane Featured bout Nova vs. TBD Four person head to head slam to start the show, where the winner gets entry into our 2018 Iron Poet Tournament.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19
Book Bound is an outdoor FREE event that celebrates National Family Literacy Month, and inspires reading for fun! Here’s how it works: Step 1: Grab a book! Pick up a FREE BOOK courtesy of Page 15 (while supplies last) at the Downtown Orlando Farmers Market on Sunday, November 19. Step 2: Read it! Grab a comfy spot in our BOOK BOUND reading nook. Listen to a story read by one of our special guest readers. Step 3: Read often!