John Hamilton Mortimer - "The Oyster Party" - c. 1776
John Hamilton Mortimer - "The Oyster Party" - c. 1776
John Hamilton Mortimer – “The Oyster Party” – c. 1776

Here’s a look at some of the events taking place this weekend.
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Friday, August 14

August Conductor Crawl: Speed Dating to the Gnarly Barley!

August 14 @ 6:00 pm10:00 pm

The Orlando Conductor Crawl is SunRail’s original pub crawl that happens every 2nd Friday of every month! Location, train schedule and drink specials TBD

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80S NIGHT at The Abbey featuring SWITCH

August 14 @ 8:00 pm
The Abbey,

100 South Eola Drive
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

80s Night is back #atTheAbbey with SWITCH! No cover, drink specials and all the 80s music (and videos!) you love. 21+

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“Nunsense”, the Dan Goggin musical

August 14 @ 8:00 pmAugust 31 @ 10:00 pm
Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park,

419A W. Fairbanks Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the Dan Goggin musical,”Nunsense”, from August 14-31, 2015. The Order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken take over a high school auditorium to hold a fundraising variety show to raise money to bury several sisters (who were accidentally poisoned by their cook). They must inter the nuns before the health inspector comes and finds the dead nuns in their freezer! Fraught with hilarity, both Catholic and otherwise, we watch as 5 nuns try…

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Saturday, August 15

Track Shack’s Celebration of Running 5K Presented by Florida Hospital


For all the details and to register: Join Us for a Celebration of Running on Saturday, August 15 near the Orlando Science Center in the Orlando Cultural Park! 7:30 a.m.: 5k (3.1 mi.) 8:45 a.m.: Healthy 100 Kids’ Run (free) 9:00 a.m.: Awards Presentation Track Shack’s 23rd Annual Celebration of Running 5k and kickoff for the 38th anniversary of the store and the Running Series! Limited to 2750 registrants! This race comes with bling! Race beneficiary is the Orlando…

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Begin Your Backyard Farm

August 15 @ 9:00 am11:00 am
East End Market,

3201 Corrine Dr.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Beyond being a source of pride and fresh veggies, a backyard garden can also provide a part-time income. It doesn’t take much to convert a barren patch of yard into a profitable market garden. In this 2 hour course East End Market’s owner and urban farmer John Rife will reveal the key concepts and best practices he uses to grow market worthy vegetables from his backyard. You’ll discover the essential tools and growing techniques you’ll need to jumpstart your own…

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Clay Hands Kid’s Club with ArtReach Orlando

August 15 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm
Whole Foods Market Winter Park,

1989 Aloma Ave
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States

Stop by the ArtReach Orlando art truck to make your mark on Whole Foods Market Winter Park. ArtReach Orlando, a nonprofit outreach program that works with children in underserved areas of Orange County, will be helping you and your little ones cast their hands in clay to create a living art mural that will be installed at our store for all to see. Then join us later in the month for the grand unveiling! $5 Suggested Donation to Whole Kids…

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Search Party 2015

August 15 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm
Downtown Orlando,

Orlando, FL United States

SEEK. SOLVE. SOCIALIZE. Are you ready to take to the streets for the newest kind of party? Then join in the fun of Search Party Scavenger Hunt. Teams of up to 4 will take to the streets and visit some of Orlando’s hotspots to solve clever and exciting clues. The more clues you solve, the better chance you will have at being the first team to answer that final clue and walk away with the Cash Prize! Get ready to…

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Places I’ve Never Been To Artists Talks

August 15 @ 12:00 pm
The Gallery at Avalon Island,

39 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

This Saturday August 15th at 12pm join us for artist talks with Holly Tavel, Chad Pollpeter,Justin Luper, Jacoub Reyes and Sara Hettinger from the show Places I’ve Never Been To. There will also be coffee and Krispy Kreme donuts to enjoy. This event is free to the public. See you all there!

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MargaritaFest 6

August 15 @ 5:00 pm
Wall St. Plaza,

25 Wall Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

MargaritaFest 6 is right around the corner, which means you’ve got another three hours of unlimited tequila sampling and live music ahead of you! The party will take place on Saturday, August 15th at Wall St. Plaza and Heritage Square Park next door with over 20 different Margaritas and Tequila drinks to try from 5-8pm. Plus live music from the stage continuing until 9pm to keep your body moving. All for just $20 if you buy your tickets in advance.…

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Nerdy Speed Dating, v4

August 15 @ 6:30 pm
The Geek Easy,

114 S Semoran Blvd Suite 6
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States

Nerd Nite cities from across the world have hosted Nerdy Speed Dating for a decade. The event has boasted many successful matchmaking and fostered a long list of committed relationships, engagements, and marriages (and even a few wee ones)… and worse case scenario, you make a friend to join you for a future Nerd Nite event. Each date will be 3-minutes long with one person; and everyone will have the opportunity for multiple dates with different people. (Never the same…

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Functionally Literate presents: Phillippe Diederich & Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés

August 15 @ 7:00 pm

ORLANDO READING SERIES CELEBRATES CUBAN CULTURE Functionally Literate hosts authors Phillippe Diederich & Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés Orlando, FL––With the recent easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, there has been a renewed interest in Cuban culture. While many Floridians are at least vaguely familiar with the country’s culinary and musical traditions, less are versed in its literature. On August 15, in downtown Orlando, the Functionally Literate reading series will present two authors whose work explores the lives and issues of the…

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2015 Oyster Roast Kickoff Party

August 15 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm
Ferg’s Depot,

78 Church St W
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Come out and support the Seminole Club of Greater Orlando at its Inaugural Oyster Roast Fall Kickoff Party at the all new Ferg’s Depot on Saturday, August 15th from 3pm-7pm. Stick around afterwards to watch Jameis Winston make his NFL debut with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Special guests include Peter Tom Willis, Casey Weldon, William Floyd, Corey Sawyer, Sammie Smith andIra Schoffel of and more to be announced! Tailgate games in the Court Yard Door prizes drawings to be…

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Body//Talk: Fuck Summer 2

August 15 @ 10:00 pm2:00 am

======================== Molecules move faster at higher temperatures. During months like these, our bodies are working harder to keep their equilibrium. The sweltering season leaves us agitated, and by the end it, wanting to fuck the summer. As we leave the heat and start things anew, let’s come together for a summer ritual. Let’s beat the heat together and give a rachett goodbye to another blazing summer. ======================== ///////////// Performing at Spacebar: Miracle Roy: A five-piece band on top of…

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Sunday, August 16

Orlando Farmers Market

August 16 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

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Lake Eola Park,

195 N Rosalind Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

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Orlando Farmers Market

The Official Downtown Orlando Farmers Market since 1987. The Orlando Farmers Market is home to a vibrant marketplace including over 50 vendors year-round. You’ll find seasonal farm fresh produce from local growers, as well as baked goods, cheeses, and other specialty foods. Plus, a variety of locally made arts, crafts, and homemade goods. The Orlando Farmers Market is dog friendly and the perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon with the family around beautiful Lake Eola in the heart of…

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HRC ORLANDO Disco Bowl 5

August 16 @ 12:00 pm3:00 pm
Colonial Lanes Orlando,

400 N. Primrose Drive
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Join the Human Rights Campaign Orlando/Central Florida for our fifth annual Disco Bowl! Your ticket includes two games of bowling, shoe rental and an annual HRC membership or membership renewal. So, come on down and join us in Orlando for what is sure to be a wonderful event! Tickets: Individual: $35 Team of 4: $135 Team of 5: $165

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Board Games and Brews Fundraiser at The Brass Tap

August 16 @ 2:00 pm

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon full of fun games and cold brews, all for a great cause! The Brass Tap is teaming up with Game Changer to kick start the Radka-Young Annual Fund. This fund will go towards serving disenfranchised youth in the Central Florida area. How does it work? Stop by The Brass Tap, settle in to a board game and order one of the brews on tap that will benefit Game Changer. 100% of the special brews proceeds will…

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Orlando City SC at Seattle Sounders FC – Watch Party

August 16 @ 3:00 pm
Wall St. Plaza,

25 Wall Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

We’re going all out for this watch party! Let’s fill Wall St. Plaza with #purplepride and cheer on our team in the heart of downtown. The match kicks off at 5pm on a 16ft LED TV, but the party starts at 3pm with drink specials, the Orlando City Soccer Club Kickin’ Cruiser selling merch, and a cornhole competition for prizes! Prizes for the cornhole competition winners include a pair of tickets to OCSC vs. Chicago Fire at the Citrus Bowl…

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SFS w/ Oak Hill Drifters, Uncle Sams Pride and Cletus Funk. Plus Free 2 Step Lessons and a Lil Indies Aftershow!

August 16 @ 5:30 pm
Will’s Pub,

1042 N. Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

YeeHaw! Sunday August 16th is another Southern Fried Sunday! This month features the Western Swing/Classic Country/Rockabilly sounds of Oak Hill Drifters. To make their set even more fun for you we’re bringing in Sunny Raskin from Raskin Dance Studio and Music School for an early Country-western two-step lesson! Come early, bring a partner or find one at Will’s Pub and learn to dance. Then two-step it like pro during the Oak Hill Drifters set. Following Oak Hill Drifters will be…

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Serenade of Sparrows at the Timucua

August 16 @ 7:00 pm
The Timucua Arts white house,

2000 S Summerlin Ave
Orlando, FL 32806 United States
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