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Friday, December 11
December Conductor Crawl
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
Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Holiday Movies in the Park
Experience the sights and sounds of the season when visiting Downtown for the Holidays. Throughout the entire month of December, Downtown Orlando is offering free holiday events for all to enjoy! Join MIX 105.1 at Lake Eola Park and grab a blanket and enjoy your favorite holiday movies on select dates throughout the month.
Orlando Weekly’s 25th Anniversary Party
Party like it’s 1990, and celebrate 25 years with us at the Cheyenne Saloon- Church St. on Friday, December 11th. Enjoy live music and surprise performances from the 90’s while sipping on drinks from an open bar.
Quintron And Miss Pussycat @ Will’s Pub
Get tickets: http://ticketf.ly/1VNNks7 Details: Quintron And Miss Pussycat at Will’s Pub
Saturday, December 12
Insane Inflatable 5K Orlando, FL
The Insane Inflatable 5K, presented by MSTY – The Music Messenger, is coming to your neck of the woods! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice! MORE INFO: http://insaneinflatable5k.com/orlando-fl
AKC/Eukanuba National Championship
The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) returns December 12-13, 2015 to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center. Already one of the world’s premiere dog events, the 2015 event will offer all-breed competitions, specialty competitions and special attractions, breeder seminars, the AKC Agility Invitational and AKC Obedience Classic, junior events, consumer attractions and of course the crowning of a new National Champion.
SantaCon is celebrated all over the country and is simply a gathering of people dressed as Santa that go as a group from Restaurant and Bars celebrating the Holiday Season with some tasty Libations! More information soon!!
Florida Highwaymen Event
Meet four remarkable Florida Highwaymen artists, hear their stories, and purchase their uniquely Florida paintings. Scheduled to appear are Mary Ann Carroll, Robert Lewis, Jr., Roy McLendon, and Isaac Knight. Stay tuned for more details.
Portrait Painting Demonstrations with the Central Florida Watercolor Society
Inspired by the paintings in the current exhibition, “Mary Whyte: A Portrait of Us,” the Mennello Museum is hosting member artists from the Central Florida Watercolor Society to paint live in the galleries. From noon-2:30 p.m. on Saturdays through December, member artists will set up and paint portraits using a live model, allowing visitors to watch the process from start to finish. This special activity is included with the cost of admission. centralfloridawatercolor.org mennellomuseum.com
Sip & Shop: Rum Barrel Nitewatch & Micro Market
1pm: tapping of Rum Barrel Nitewatch Imperial Stout 3pm-7pm: Sip & shop for local, handcrafted, artisan goods 6pm: Free brewery tour 7pm: Holy Schnitz Food Truck in the house 9pm: Hazardous Folk, Presenting You & Tears of a Tyrant
8th Annual Holiday Lights Ride
Mark your calendars! Our 8th Annual Holiday Lights ride is coming up! Want to put a new “spin” on taking in the festive holiday lights displays? Let’s do it by bicycle (decorations are encouraged)! Meet at B3 at 6:00 PM for a fun holiday lights tour (we depart at 7:00 PM sharp). We’ll ohh and ahh our way around town on a kid friendly ride and then return to B3 for hot drinks, warm conversation. Note: Helmets, front AND rear…
Nightmare Before Christmas Blacklight Party
Join us for the BIGGEST BLACKLIGHT PARTY of the year! Saturday, December 12th. The halls will be decked for the holidays and Jack & Sally will be there to greet you! At 7:30pm, Wanzie’s “Living Nativity Orange Blossom Trail Spectacular” takes to the stage in the Footlight Theatre. Tickets at http://www.wanzie.com. $200 CASH Costume Contest!! Come dressed as your favorite character from the movie. Footlight Players at 10pm & 12am. DJ Brianna spins til 3am.
Michel Doneda and Tatsuya Nakatani
The Civic Minded 5, Timucua Arts Foundation and Gallery at Avalon Island present Michel Doneda and Tatsuya Nakatani 7:00 pm doors, 8:00 concert Donations encouraged, all ages welcome A donation bar and gallery walk replaces the Timucua Arts BYOB and live artist this time. Improvisations for soprano saxophone and a wide-ranging percussion setup. Michel Doneda, like U.S. ex-pat to France soprano player Steve Lacy, used jazz as the jumping off point, developing proprietary techniques not appearing on the college jazz…
Sunday, December 13
B3 Sunday Recovery Ride
A 45 mile ride through Oviedo and the UCF Campus with a stop half way to refuel. Ride pace is 18 to 21 mph. Ride and Run Disclaimer Organizers, proponents and participants of the Group Rides/Runs originating at Bikes Beans & Bordeaux Neighborhood Cafe (B3Cafe) claim no responsibility for the actions of individuals participating in the ride/run, nor of individuals on foot or in motorized vehicles. Participants are responsible for their own safety and behavior in relation to other participants,…
Guitars and Cars
TWO Swap Meets for the Price of ONE! A union of the Lake County Musician’s Swap Meet AND the Lake County Classic CAR Swap Meet, Car Show and Cruise-in. Gate opens for the general public at 8am. Admission is just $2 with children under 14 admitted FREE (when accompanied by an adult). Food and beverages (including Beer and Wine) available. For more information, please call 352.383.8393
Grandma Party 2015!
It’s time for another rad Grandma Party Bazaar! If you are looking for unique gifts from local artisans, live music or just a fun time, come see Grandma! Local, handmade, vintage, good music. 100% awesome. This year WPRK will be broadcasting live from the bazaar. DJ Nigel John will be spinning to start the day off right and there will be performances by Lavola, Summer Spiders, The Secret People, Timothy Eerie, Wet Nurse and Polylust! Grandma Party is you and…
Mills 50 Food Drive for Fern Creek Elementary
Help us send each student home for the holidays with two snack paks! Items needed are: single serve cereals, mac ‘n cheese, ravioli, spaghetti, fruit cups and canned vegetables. Granola bars are needed as well.
Locally Grown Words Winter Book Fair
Bookmark It invites you to join us for our popular “Locally Grown Words” winter book fair, Sunday December 13th, from noon to 4pm at the beautiful East End Market in the Audubon Park Garden District. On site will be over 40 talented local authors and publishers representing a wide variety of genres and interests – perfect for unique and personalized holiday gift giving (for others…or yourself !) Plus, this year we will also welcome Whitney Miller, Masterchef Winner, author of…
POP SWAP Record Fair/Bazaar!
The holidays are quickly approaching, so if you’re looking for unique gift ideas (or some extra cash) mark your calendars and join us at the POP SWAP on Sunday, December 13th! This record fair/pop culture bazaar will feature dozens of local vendors, food trucks and more! Do you have CDs, LPs, DVDs, books, cassette tapes, comic books, toys and/or other pop-culture items and are interested in being a vendor at POP SWAP? Spots are $30 for a 10′ x 10′…
Chanukah On The Park
Chabad invites you to the 30th Annual Grand Menorah Lighting and Community-wide Chanukah Celebration! FREE EVENT, NO RSVP NECESSARY FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT • Comedian Ventriloquist Chuck Field • Grand Lighting of our 18 Foot Menorah • JAO and JCC Kids Sing-a-long • The Chassidic Dancers • Finale Laser Light Show EVENT INFO • Jewish Rock Music DJ • Sufganiyot / Jelly Donuts on the house! • Hot Dogs, Drinks and Chips for sale GRAND RAFFEL FOR $1000 CASH! EVENT SPONSORS: (Your…