BUNGALOWER’S TOP 21 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, MARCH 23-25

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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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FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Waitress

March 20 @ 8:00 pm – March 25 @ 10:00 pm
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts445 S Magnolia Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents Waitress the hit Broadway Musical, brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team.

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Julie Heffernan Opening Reception & Gallery Talk

March 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Mennello Museum of American Art900 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

The Mennello Museum of American Art is pleased to present the work of Julie Heffernan in an upcoming solo exhibition.

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Suck it, Trebek – Sour IPA Tapping

March 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ellipsis Brewing7500 TPC Blvd Suite #8
Orlando, FL 32822 United States

Come and join us at Ellipsis Brewing for tapping our “Suck it, Trebek” Sour IPA! The Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company team will be out there to chat about this beer. Share your favorite Jeopardy category with us! Available on draft only. Curbie’s Sidewalk Cafe will be out there for dinner from 5-8 p.m. Come try their dessert empanada!

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Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays

March 23 @ 7:00 pm
Amway Center400 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Join us as we celebrate Noche Latina, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson. The Solar Bears are only four points away from clinching a spot in the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs — you don’t want to miss this one!

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Eugene Snowden and His Truth Trail Trompers with Special Guests

March 23 @ 9:30 pm – March 24 @ 1:00 am
The Imperial at Washburn Imports1800 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804 United States

Another stop at one of the Trailgaters Paradise! Come see what the Bubbling brown Bachuss has in store for this joint. Of course grab a pint and feel aaaaalright!

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SATURDAY, MARCH 24

March For Our Lives – Orlando

March 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lake Eola Park512 E Washington St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

On Saturday March 24 we will be joining in support with the students from across the nation to hold a March for Our Lives in Orlando.

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International Orlando Wine Festival

March 24 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Church Street99 West Church Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

We hope you will join us for the first ever WINE FESTIVAL in Downtown Orlando on Church Street. Orlando Wine Fest is a team of wine and event nerds hell bent on bringing the very best wine festival to Orlando. There will be wine available from every corner of the globe including California, Spain, Chile, and New Zealand. Booths will be spread throughout the street from Garland to Orange Avenue.

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Citizen Planner Academy 2018: Urban Design (Baldwin Park Tour)

March 24 @ 9:00 am

Do you want to become more actively involved in making Orange County a sustainable community? You can help make our community a more prosperous, livable, and healthy place for all our citizens and guests both now and in the future. Citizen Planner Academy is a series of classes designed to promote and increase citizen engagement in sustainable decision making by developing knowledge of the planning process, and to provide an introduction to various planning disciplines.

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Food Trailer Premier!

March 24 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
East End Market3201 Corrine Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

S’mores, Frozen S’mores, Cookie Dough Stuffed Mallows, Cookie Sandwiches & All Your Favorites! Come and get S’more Love!

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Orlando Mexican Food Festival

March 24 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

We are bringing a little piece of mexico to the heart of Orlando, the festival will feature Mexican restaurant from all over Orlando show casing the Mexican cuisine. The event will also have a bartender competition where the winner will win a trip to tequila, free tequila tasting and bars with fresh cocktails featuring maestro doble, Jose Cuervo, 1800 tequila and more!

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Heather Lee and Jordan Wynn w/ Nicholas Roberts

March 24 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Veranda at Thornton Park111 N Summerlin Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Heather and Jordan Wynn along with the amazing neo-folk troubadour Nicholas Roberts.

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Orlando Magic vs. Phoenix Suns

March 24 @ 7:00 pm
Amway Center400 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

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Orlando Pride vs. Utah Royals FC

March 24 @ 7:30 pm
Orlando City Stadium655 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32805 United States

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Arts and Craft Beers

March 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Walk down Orange Avenue in Ivanhoe while enjoying some local art! Buy a ticket for $15 and take part in our craft beer crawl. A ticket gets you a wristband and 10 delicious local beer tastings at different Ivanhoe businesses. Beer tastings are limited and day-of ticket sales aren’t a guarantee, so purchase in advance! If you want to come and check out art, walk around and eat at some of the food trucks, no ticket purchase is necessary.

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Kaiju Party

March 24 @ 8:00 pm – March 25 @ 1:00 am
VAULT 54215421 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

What happens at a Kaiju Party? Well, first we’ll help you power up your nuclear breath weapons with some kickass drink specials. Then, we’ll rampage all through the night with costume contests, Kaiju-flavored games and movies on the big screens, and monstrous cage dancers! Giant Robots, Abnormally Huge Space Aliens, and Homegrown Nuclear Mutants all more than welcome, so long as they’re 21+! COME CRUSH SOMETHING!

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Earth Hour

March 24 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
City of Orlando – Government400 S Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

From 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, the City of Orlando will be turning off the lights to the Lake Eola Fountain and SEE Art Orlando sculptures to encourage energy conservation and climate action. You can participate from home by turning off lights during Earth Hour. By doing so, you are helping amplify a crucial message that climate change affects every person.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 25

Freethought Cafe – Winter Park

March 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Stardust Video & Coffee1842 E Winter Park Rd
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Come out for a coffee, croissant, and conversation.

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Arab Fest 2018- Orlando

March 25 @ 11:00 am
Lake Eola Events195 N Rosalind Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Orlando Reeves: Fact or Fiction?

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Richard Lee Cronin, Historian and author of “FIRST ROAD TO ORLANDO” will discuss the origins of the Orlando Reeves story and whether it’s fact or fiction – or a little of both. A popular story of how Orlando got its name says a soldier, Orlando Reeves, was killed at Lake Eola during the Seminole War to prevent him firing a warning shot to his fellow soldiers. Some people claim this is a myth.

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$H!THOLE:Celebrating Food and Culture of Shithole Countries

March 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Cress Restaurant103 W Indiana Ave
DeLand, FL 32720 United States

We stand in solidarity by the people, culture, and food from Haiti, El Salvador, and the continent of Africa. We are proud to showcase a family-style meal inspired by these regions. We are not serving or selling alcohol because this is an event on the street. However, the event is BYOB so we encourage you to celebrate with your favorite beverages.

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Battle of the Brushes II

March 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Loud Gallery1907 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804 United States

Coffeefueled and Loud Gallery bring you Battle of the Brushes II. 10 Artists will compete head to head to win $100.

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