BUNGALOWER’S TOP 18 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, APRIL 6-8

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The Audubon Park Garden District Garden Tour is this weekend
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, APRIL 6

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2018

April 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts445 S Magnolia Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight day showcase of music, performances and interactive visual displays that runs April 6-14, 2018 at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando.

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Sideline Wine & Dine benefiting the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation

April 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Camping World Stadium1 Citrus Bowl Place
Orlando, FL 32805 United States

Eat. Drink. Be Charitable. Sideline Wine & Dine presented by OAI Visual Branding will bring a taste of Orlando to the suites at Camping World Stadium! Proceeds benefit the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation, especially its annual summer camp program for the children of West Lakes.

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Opening Night Party

April 6 @ 6:00 pm – April 7 @ 1:00 am
Enzian Theater1300 S Orlando Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Celebrate opening night of the 2018 Florida Film Festival with a thrilling premiere of American Animals and meet the film’s star Blake Jenner.

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Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets

April 6 @ 7:00 pm
Amway Center400 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

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WPRK 91.5 FM Presents Frequencies: A Benefit for WPRK and IDEAS for Us

April 6 @ 8:00 pm – April 7 @ 2:00 am
Blackstar46 Concord Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

WPRK began booking this show as a celebration of returning to the air, but the discovery of an Eagle’s nest at the prospective new home of our antennae has pushed back our return to FM broadcasting. Instead of abandoning this show, we’ve decided to partner with IDEAS for Us to launch a new concert series called Frequencies.

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Movie Night at Leu

April 6 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Harry P. Leu Gardens1920 N Forest Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Enjoy a current or classic film in a beautiful garden. Gardens open at 6:00 p.m., Movie time at 8:30 p.m. Films: April 6 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. You may bring a dinner picnic basket and seating is recommended. Alcohol is permitted. This movie is rated PG. Under 13 years of age requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 7

Gimme a Brake Free Brake Light Changes

April 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dr. J B Callahan Neighborhood Community Center101 N Parramore Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Join us at the Callahan Community Center on April 7th from 10 am until 2 pm to get your brake light changed FOR FREE! NO QUESTIONS ASKED! Harassment, violence and brutality from police forces across the nation are a huge issue, particularly for communities of color. The Washington Post published a 2014 report containing the numbers: “Black drivers are 31 percent more likely to be pulled over than their white counterparts.

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Spring Market at Audubon

April 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Audubon Park Garden DistrictOrlando, FL 32803 United States

Come out for Central Florida’s best artists, native and Florida friendly plants, locally produced artisanal foods, handmade crafts, music, food trucks and more at APGD’s Spring Market at Audubon.

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TPD Car Classic Car Show

April 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Thornton Park District608 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

TPD Car Show on Eola Drive Family Friendly Free Event!! *On Eola Drive between Central Blvd and Mariposa Street* This will be a 50/50 mix of Classics and Muscle Cars! Great fun for the whole family. DJ playing fun classic music from the 50’s and 60’s and we LOVE strollers and your 4-legged furry friends.

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The APGD Garden Tour

April 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Audubon Park Garden DistrictOrlando, FL 32803 United States

Tour some of the most beautiful and unique gardens right here in the Audubon Park Garden District on Saturday, April 7, 2018, 1 to 5 p.m. We will have a variety of gardens to visit from classically lush to sustainable backyard habitats, urban farmlettes, tropical gems and more.

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Orlando Brewing’s 12th Anniversary

April 7 @ 1:00 pm – April 8 @ 12:00 am
Orlando Brewing1301 Atlanta Ave
Orlando, FL 32806 United States

Help Florida’s oldest organic microbrewery celebrate our dozenth year of operation! We’ll drop limited release beers, host an art market, and rock out to some of Orlando’s music legends.

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Orlando Sound Bites

April 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lake Eola Park512 E Washington St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Orlando Sound Bites is a combination of great music and tasty food, bringing out local restaurant establishments and pitting them alongside local artists and headlining act The Cadillac Three! The event is free to attend and you can purchase sampling passes to eat and drink the evening away with friends and family.

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Thrift Shop Pub Crawl Downtown Orlando With Central Florida Chive

April 7 @ 8:00 pm – April 8 @ 2:00 am
Ferg’s Depot78 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Who’s ready to pop some tags?! Channel your inner Macklemore, hit up your favorite thrift shop, and grab your best outfit for the Thrift Shop Pub Crawl.

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Brown Bag Brass Band Live at The Imperial

April 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Imperial at Washburn Imports1800 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804 United States

Getting ready for the New Orleans Jazzfest with the amazing Brown Bag Brass Band!

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Vanessa Barros Andrade Deconstructed

April 7 @ 10:00 pm – April 8 @ 1:00 am
The Nook on Robinson2432 E. Robinson St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Dj DeviantArt Heaux plays a deconstructed set as Vanessa Barros Andrade. Come listen to her play every song she’s ever played as a DJ and as a person. This is a very rare MacBook Pro laptop DJ set!! Heaux is used to playing club CDJs in Ibiza. Watch this very rare deconstructed performance.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 8

Urban Sketching Class at Crealde

April 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Crealdé School of Art600 St Andrews Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States

Learn to sketch from subject to the environment. Classroom sessions will focus on sketching clothed models and progress towards sketching the model and classroom environment. Learn how to incorporate storytelling into your sketches in our location sessions.

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Brechner Series: “Oh, Florida!” with Craig Pittman

April 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Oh, Florida! That name. That combination of sounds. Three simple syllables, and yet packing so many mixed messages. To some people, it’s a paradise. To others, it’s a punchline. As author and journalist Craig Pittman shows, it’s both of these. Craig Pittman is a native Floridian. Born in Pensacola, he graduated from Troy State University in Alabama, where his muckraking work for the student paper prompted an agitated dean to label him “the most destructive force on campus.”

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Orlando City v. Portland Timbers

April 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Game Changers7500 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

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