Here’s a look at some of the events taking place this weekend.
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Friday, Feb. 20
80th Winter Park Bach Festival
The 80th Annual Winter Park Bach Festival features orchestral and choral concerts, renowned visiting artists, an organ recital and educational and social events. Highlights of this year’s festival include Brahms German Requiem, Bach’s Mass in B minor, and a chamber concert from Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Anne-Marie McDermott. Visit www.bachfestivalflorida.org for an updated list of programs and events.
Good Food Gathering
This is a time to connect, collaborate and casually enjoy the company of Orlando’s good food do-gooders. All of you are busy helping change the way we eat, so once a quarter we hope to mingle over coffee and share our stories so that we can better know each other and the projects we are working on. 8am Coffee & Mingling 8:10 Introductions with Brittany Walsh Lyne and Heather Grove 8:30 Featured Speaker 8:50 Open Announcements: Upcoming events? Projects? Etc.…
Orlando Wetlands Festival 2015
Free event featuring wilderness hikes, guided photography hikes, guided bus tours of the Wetlands, guided birding and native plant ID hikes and more! @ Fort Christmas Historical Park, 1300 N. Fort Christmas Rd., Christmas. Join KMWC as we check out this awesome event! Lets CARPOOL! Post on this page if you can offer a car or need a ride! Don’t forget to join the event if you can make it!
Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival 2015
Lunar New Year is the most important festival celebrated in Asia. In countries such as Australia, Canada and the United States, although Chinese New Year is not an official holiday, many Asian organizations hold large celebrations and parades to share the culture. Cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney and London have already held many successful Lunar New Year Parades which attract thousands and thousands audiences. This year, Asia Trend Magazine together with Mills 50 – Orlando Mainstreet…
Suburban Nation: The Rebirth of Urbanism
Architect, Urbanist, and popular speaker, Andres Duany will give the lecture that launched a movement. Based on his ground-breaking book of the same name, Mr. Duany will discuss how our nation became a place where access to a car is essential to get the basic necessities of life and how we can find a better way to build our communities. Mr. Duany will lecture in Winter Park, one of our national urban treasures where walking is still an integral part…
Housewifes: A Group Exhibition
https://housewifesagroupexhibition.wordpress.com/about We are a collective of female artists working in widely varied media, styles and forms of expression. We seek to shed light onto the individual experiences of a group that has historically been alienated, othered and belittled. Informed by feminist art historian Linda Nochlin’s question of the patriarchal structure in which women have historically not been canonized as “great artists,” we propose a show, Housewifes. Manipulating a term that is derogatory and belittling of tasks and roles associated with…
A three-day music festival in Orlando Florida celebrating the memory of our dear friend Ralph Ameduri Jr through music, friends and fun. Headlining this year is one of Ralph’s favorites, – The Grifters. Also headlining friday night is the legendary Blowfly. All proceeds go to The Ralph Ameduri Jr, Music Scholarship through the Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools. MORE INFO TO COME WITH SET TIMES IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND BUT WOULD LIKE TO HELP, donate at Ralphameduri.com THANK YOU!…
Saturday, Feb. 21
CENTRAL FLORIDA’S LARGEST EUROPEAN ONLY CAR SHOW. 22 CLASSES TO KICK OFF THE 2015 SHOW SEASON!
Retro Modern Home Tour
The Audubon Park Garden District’s Inaugural Retro Modern Home Tour is scheduled for Saturday, February 21, 2015. From noon to 5 pm explore five beautiful homes that range from mid century modern to quirky retro to stylishly modern. After touring, from 5 to 8 pm, patrons will gather for an after party where we’ll have mid century modern themed light bites by La Femme du Fromage, iced tea, water, sangria or craft beer and, for a separate donation, classic mixed…
BROOKHAVEN SPRING MARKET 2015
The Brookhaven Market is a way to connect you to Orlando’s burgeoning scene of local makers and craftsmen. Located in our renovated warehouse space in the Mills50 district, this year’s spring market will feature the city’s finest independent creatives selling everything from handmade jewelry and leather work to vintage clothing and paper goods. Confirmed vendors thus far include: Market Colors Other Peoples Property Winsome Losesome 12 Degrees West Bamapana Vintage A Fine Adventure Baked Goods P&RMT Card Co. (Pam &…
Sunday, Feb. 22
Puppy Love Dog Festival
The hippest pet party returns to Orlando! * Local pet-oriented vendors * Photo booth * Doggie Fashion Contest * Best Trick Contest * Food Trucks by Tasty Tuesdays in The Milk District * Cold beer, giveaways & fun activities! FREE ADMISSION! Friendly, leashed and vaccinated dogs are welcome! For vendor or sponsorship information, [email protected] www.PuppyLoveFestival.com
Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film: THE DARK CRYSTAL
Another planet, another time. 1000 years ago the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged by one of the Urskeks and an age of chaos has began! The evil race of grotesque birdlike lizards the Skeksis, gnomish dragons who rule their fantastic planet with an iron claw. Meanwhile the orphan Jen, raised in solitude by a race of the peace-loving wizards called the Mystics, embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal which gives the Skesis their…
Tour de Tapas!
Join the Orlando bike movement on Sunday, February 22nd from 12:30pm-6:30pm as we ride through 4 of Orlando’s best tapas restaurants within a 3-mile radius of Downtown Orlando If you’ve got a bike already – bring it! If you’ve got friends who don’t have bikes – bring them! We had bikes available through Orlando Bike Share, but they’ve been reserved already! Your ticket will include an assortment of tapas from – Maxine’s on Shine, Santiago’s Bodega Orlando, and Cocina…