"Bearded Mermaid" by Adam Ellis
“Bearded Mermaid” by Adam Ellis

Here’s a look at some of the events taking place this weekend.
Visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “Events” in our main menu.

Friday, Aug. 7

IDEAS Eco-Tour: Iron Bridge Wastewater Plant

August 7 @ 8:30 am11:00 am

Ever wonder where the 40+ million gallons of our wastewater gets treated, and how we handle such a critical resource? The Iron Bridge Water Pollution Control Facility is designed to service about 400,000 people in the Cities of Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, and Casselberry, and unincorporated portions of Orange and Seminole Counties. This volume of flow is equal to about 727,300 55 gallon drums! Join IDEAS this FRIDAY (August 7th) for an Eco-Tour of Orlando’s Iron Bridge Wastewater treatment tour……

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Orlando Nerd Fest 2015

August 7 @ 12:00 pmAugust 10 @ 1:00 am
Orlando Science Center,

777 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

We’re putting together the biggest and best annual multi-day nerd party! Part music festival, part family reunion, all fun! Purchase your tickets now and avoid long lines! http://osc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=232&Itemid=218 SHOW INFORMATION: Dates are August 7-10, 2015! Aug 7 and 10 are (FREE) and at The Geek Easy Aug 8 and 9 are ($27 each or $50 for a weekend pass) and at the Orlando Science Center $100 Sponsor Pass gets you weekend entry and also includes an ONF2014 Poster and an…

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FAVO Motel Studios Art Show and Market

August 7 @ 5:00 pm
Faith Arts Village Orlando,

221 E. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

This month is FILL A BACKPACK FOR FERNCREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Bring a back pack filled with school supplies (supply list attached) before or on this event night and all will be delivered to Ferncreek Elementary for this new year. There are also lots of exciting things happening at FAVO so come out and support new artists and amazing work.

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Cupcake Happy Hour

August 7 @ 5:00 pmAugust 8 @ 7:00 pm
Blue Bird Bake Shop,

3122 Corrine Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

This coming Friday is the first Friday of the month and that means it’s time for Cupcake Happy Hour! Be sure to stop by the bake shop on Friday, August 7th from 5pm – 7pm (or until we sell out of cupcakes). All cupcakes are just $2.00 and our featured flavor will be Kahlua & Cream!

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Crealdé Cup-A-Thon XXXI

August 7 @ 7:00 pmAugust 8 @ 10:00 pm
Crealdé School of Art,

600 St Andrews Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States

Hundreds of ceramic cups and bowls handmade by Crealdé artists, students and friends are for sale to benefit the ceramics facilities.

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Date Night at Leu

August 7 @ 8:30 pm

Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 will be shown, weather permitting. Pack a dinner picnic and seating is recommend. Gardens open at 6:00 p.m. Pay at the door, Free for Leu Members, $6 adult, $3 child.

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Truth or Dare With Pepe – August 2015

August 7 @ 11:00 pm

A Fringe favorite for years, Pepe returns to the stage with his flamboyant and wildly inappropriate ways, mixing the talk-show format of E!’s “Chelsea Lately” with a late-night, alcohol-fueled party. Did we mention the price of admission includes 2 Jell-o shots?” – Orlando Sentinel TRUTH OR DARE WITH PEPE returns to The Venue (511 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL. 32803) on FRIDAY, August 7th, at 11pm. Featuring special guests Blue Starr, Logan Donahoo, Janine Klein, and Doug Bowser, with FREE Jello…

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Chalk the Block with Bernie Day

August 8 @ 12:00 am11:45 pm

On August 8th, 2015, we take to the streets — chalk in hand — to tell the world who want to occupy The White House in 2016. We will be writing 8 things about Bernie Sanders. 8 messages on the 8th day of the 8th month Chalk his logo, his website url, the subreddit /r/SandersforPresident, a specific Facebook page, an issue he supports, etc. It can be funny or serious, just make it be something! Tag your images and videos…

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OFHC Beach Day!

August 8
Cocoa Beach, Florida,


Sunday, August 9th we’re going to have another Sunday Funday. This time on the beach!! We’ll meet in Cocoa Beach (exact location TBD) for some Beard Club hangin and beer drinkin. More info coming soon, but mark your calendars because this is going to be a really fun day.

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Saturday, Aug. 8

Lunch and Learn with Author Tana Porter

August 8 @ 12:00 pmAugust 9 @ 2:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center,

65 East Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Tana Porter visits the History Center to discuss her latest book “Images of America: College Park”. The 128-page book details the history of the iconic Orlando Neighborhood through images of its 90-year history.

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Stringmania! Summer Camp Concert


The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra is currently conducting its Stringmania! summer camp. This two-week camp aims to challenge and enhance the musical abilities of FSYO members and non-members who play string instruments. The students are offered the opportunity to practice among peers and hone their skills under the instruction of Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra Prelude conductor and Orlando Philharmonic Principal Violist, Dr. Mauricio Cespedes. To conclude the two-week camp, the students will perform in a showcase concert conducted by Dr.…

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Orlando City SC vs. Philadelphia Union

August 8 @ 7:30 pm
Florida Citrus Bowl,

1610 West Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805 United States

The Philadelphia Union travel to the Orlando Citrus Bowl to take on Orlando City SC.

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Decades – A Fundraiser for Come Out With Pride

August 8 @ 8:00 pm
Parliament House Orlando,

410 N. Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32805 United States

3 Rooms of Music! 80’s in the Main Room. 90’s in the Icon Video Bar. Today’s Hits in the Infinity Bar! Please come out prepared to DANCE and help raise money for YOUR Orlando Pride! Admission is $10. Pride Punch is available in the Courtyard for $5. All proceeds benefit Pride! Footlight Players at 10pm & 12am. Let’s CELEBRATE THE DECADES and help out PRIDE!

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PJs & A Movie 80s Edition: Footloose

August 8 @ 8:30 pm
The Abbey,

100 South Eola Drive
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Channel your inner teenager by joining us at The Abbey for the ultimate PJ party! Enjoy FOOTLOOSE on our giant 19 foot screen while partaking in our “Best Pajamas” contest and drink specials inspired by our favorite decade. We’ll provide the popcorn, candy buffet, and throw pillows, all you have to do is jump back, kick off your Sunday shoes and enjoy a blast from the past. Doors 7 pm/Movie 8:30 pm 21+

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Sunday, Aug. 9

Be a Track Shack Running Series Fanatic

August 9
Track Shack,

1104 N. Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Register for the six race Track Shack Running Series and you are a FANATIC! Whether you run, walk or do a little bit of both, it’s easy to experience the convenience of one-time registration for Track Shack’s best races and enjoy the benefits all season long! For full details and to register by August 10th http://trackshack.com/page.php?id=94 2015-2016 Track Shack Running Series Schedule Presented by Florida Hospital Aug 15 Celebration of Running 5k Sept 12 Rock n’ Run 5k Oct 18…

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Free Family Day on the Second Sunday

August 9 @ 12:00 pm4:30 pm
The Mennello Museum of American Art,

900 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Sunday, August 9th Free Family Day on the Second Sunday The make-and-take craft table is open from noon-2:30 p.m., and docents are available to give mini-tours of the museum. Then it’s open house in the galleries until 4:30 p.m

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Grand Opening of The No.1 Currywurst Truck Of Orlando


Hello Currywurst Friends and Fans! We finally have the date for our Grand Opening! GREAT: German TV “RTL” will film the opening!!! Come and grab your friends and family and prepare yourself for a real German street food experience at the Food Truck bazaar at Fashion Square Mall!

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Mariachi, Empanada & Tequila Night w/ ¡Controla Esto!

August 9 @ 9:00 pm
Will’s Pub,

1042 N. Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Mariachi, Empanada & Tequila Night w/ punk rock covers by ¡Controla Esto! Mariachi (aka Control This!) at Will’s Pub 9pm / 21+ Free Admission w/ canned food Donations will be made to Ferncreek Elementary Food Pantry Tequila and Coronitas concoctions. Free “stuntmans”!

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Brendan O'Connor

Editor in Chief of Bungalower.com

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