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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Come hear some of Central Florida’s finest spoken word artists deliver original works reflective of their individual experiences with the Civil Rights Movement.
Moovie Night in The Milk District is back! This time we’re taking over The Cookery – An Artisanal Market on South Street! A free outdoor movie featuring Fried Green Tomatoes, which we’re pairing up with some delicious FGT dishes from Dixie Dharma and Market On South! Yummmmmmmm…. Moovie Night is presented by Realtor Ricky of National Real Estate and will be shown on the back lot of The Cookery, starting at 8:30 pm.
“Terribly Wrong “ Is the first installment of the Blacksuede Sonics series of audio and visual nights showcasing electronic music that goes beyond the cliches and mainstream trends of trap, dubstep, and EDM. The music styles for this particular series ranges in the styles of Dark Underground Bass, Industrial Funk, IDM, Drum and Bass, Downtempo/Lofi Hip Hop, Breakcore and Ambient.
Activities may include but are not limited to weeding, mulching, and planting – stooping, kneeling, and bending. Please meet us at the park at 8:30 a.m. Gardening supplies and water will be provided. Please remember to bring a reusable water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes, hats, and long pants, and carpool.
SATURDAY, JUNE 16
Join other collectors and fans who share a common passion for MY LITTLE PONY over two fun-filled days! Celebrate this iconic toy, show off your artistic skills in one of our many contests, test your pony knowledge, add new ponies to your collection, and so much more! This year’s 2018 Pony Fair offers something for everyone, but will have a primary focus on toy collecting and topics of interest to collectors.
The Heritage Center Juneteenth Celebration will feature performances and storytelling including a presentation of the H.I.S. Project, Lost But Not Forgotten, a live reenactment of the renowned educator and activist, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Storyteller, Minny the Mule. There will be live music including steel drums, food, and more. This celebration will be free and open to the public.
Festival of the Sea is a family event meant to bring out those who share one thing in common, the love of seafood. An amazing outdoor experience with multiple seafood vendors serving all of your favorites, but you will also have an opportunity to enjoy our a full beer & wine garden and our Arts & Crafts vendors.
Some of the finest oddities dealers and artists from around the state are gathering together to offer you the finest selection of bone art, taxidermy, wet specimens, antiques, Jewelry, and much more all in the midst of one of the states top breweries! Come shop with us and meet fellow collectors, talk shop and find that perfect piece to fit your collection! Food and beverage on site.
Enjoy 3hrs of unlimited sampling from 5-8 p.m. of over 20 different kinds of Rum drinks at the biggest Rum Party of the year. Plus live Reggae-Rock music from your local favorite bands and DJ RED i. It’s the biggest Rum and Reggae Festival around.
Dress like a dad and join us for a night out at the bars and restaurants of the Curry Ford West Market Street District! We’re celebrating dads a night early, by putting on our best dad jeans, cheesy t-shirts and white sneakers for a pre-Father’s Day pub crawl. Some of the top spots in our district have specials all night long for guests with wristbands including free drinks, discounts on food and more.
On June 8th, 2018, the world lost one of it’s greatest, most powerful voices in the culinary community. Inspiring a whole generation of cooks, travelers, and writers, Anthony Bourdain’s loss is felt deeply in the hearts of so many people, many of us feeling like we’ve lost a friend or family member.
The Burlypicks is in search of the best of Burlesque and Variety Arts entertainment from around the world, and will be coming to The Venue, June 16, in Orlando, for the 2018 Florida Burlypicks, brought to you by Johnny Sparks and Franki Markstone.
AC2: An Intimate Evening with Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018 Time: 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at: $64.75 VIP tickets: $355.25 Public Onsale: Friday, January 26 at 10 a.m. Dr. Phillips Center Member Presale: Wednesday, January 24 at 10 a.m. Join Cohen and Cooper for an unscripted, uncensored and unforgettable night of conversation. The late-night talk show host and the journalist, longtime friends, interview each other and take questions from the audience.
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
Explore the history of the early 20th-century international eugenics movement and the complicity of physicians and scientists in Nazi racial policies. This exhibition challenges us to reflect on the present-day interest in genetic manipulation that promotes the possibility of human perfection. This exhibition has been made possible by The Lerner Foundation and Eric F. and Lore Ross, with additional support from the Lester Robbins and Sheila Johnson Robbins Traveling and Special Exhibitions Fund established in 1990.
Southern Fried Sunday with Have Gun Will Travel, Urban Pioneers, Garrett Kalhn, Prison Wine at Will’s Pub
Southern Fried Sunday returns to it’s classic roots of roots twang with Bradenton Florida’s Have Gun, Will Travel, Albany, Texas’ Urban Pioneers, Garrett Klahn (of TX is the Reason), and Orlando’s Prison Wine at Will’s Pub on Sunday June 17th. Doors open at 6 pm. 18+ are welcome. Tickets are $10. BBQ Dinner will be served by Up In Smoke BBQ Orlando for an additional fee.
iSCREAM SUNDAYS An Alternative EDM Experience Presented by Axel Andrews Music by DJ DLux Special Guests Rupaul’s Dragrace S8 *ACID BETTY Dragula Season 2 Top 3 *VICTORIA ELIZABETH BLACK Dragula Season 2 *ERIKA KLASH Orlando’s Moonchild * MATYRX Special Appearances by *AVA DEAMOR *OPULENCE BLACK *HOMELY POP * DRAGGEDY ANNE Come see Southern Nights Orlando like you’ve never seen it before.