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Friday, March 11
American Men’s Basketball Championship
American Men’s Basketball Championship
East End #Dine2Nine
East End Maket will be extedning its hours until 9pm on Friday and Satuday evenings beginnign March 11th. Merchants will be serving up you favorite standards along with evening food and beverage specials, while local musiciains will be providing toe tapping tunes in the couryard. It is our hope that the Market becomes the perfect spot to kickstart your weekend or relax after a hard work week.
Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk
**The 2nd Thursday of every month, the best crowd gathers for the Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine + Art Walk. They come to celebrate the community, art and partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping, and some tasty tastings all along the walk! $15 (Cash only) gets you a glass and a map of over 25 businesses that will be offering you a tasty tasting! Along the way we have Live Music, Art Vendor’s, DJ’s and all sorts of…
2016 Wine Festival of Central Florida
The countdown has begun to what has become one of Polk County’s Favorite events! More information and tickets are now available online at http://www.winefestivalofcentralflorida.com. For sponsorship opportunities or for more information please call Dan Berman at (863) 665-3846 or email [email protected]
Orlando City SC vs. Chicago Fire
Orlando City SC vs. Chicago Fire
Watermark’s 2016 WAVE Awards Party: Central Florida
You picked the winners, now come celebrate with us at the 2016 WAVE Awards Orlando Party! From 7 – 10 p.m. enjoy light bites and live entertainment at The Abbey. Your emcees for the evening will be Jorge Estevez WFTV and Miss Sammy. NO COVER!
Exhibition Opening Reception with the Artists: Will Cotton and Steve Lotz
The Board of Trustees of the Orlando Museum of Art, together with Director, Glen Gentele, cordially invite you to the exhibition opening reception of THE INFLUX SERIES: WILL COTTON and THE SOURCES: PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS BY STEVE LOTZ The public opening starts at 7:00PM Free Admission for Museum Members $5.00 for Visitors Cash Bar (Beer, Wine, Soda) Valet parking available at $5 per vehicle. EXHIBITION INFORMATION THE INFLUX SERIES: WILL COTTON March 12 – June 5, 2016 Will Cotton’s paintings…
Saturday, March 12
Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Winter Park Road Race 10k and 2 Mile Presented by Florida Hospital
This is the Grand Finale of the Track Shack Running Series. The 39th annual event is a local tradition. With a 10k, 2 mile and kids’ run the whole family can participate. Run through beautiful, neighborhood friendly Winter Park. The 10k course features slight inclines, tree canopied roads, historic homes and views of Chain of Lakes. This event sold out last year! Don’t delay, register today! 7:00 am: 2 Mile 7:30 am: 10k (6.2 mi.) 9:15 am: Florida Hospital for…
This great little market happens every second Saturday of the month. Enjoy a stroll through your neighborhood shopping with local vendors offering mid-century furniture, vintage clothing, and more!
The 5th Annual Wickets to Fair Trade Croquet Tournament
Join us for prize raffles, food, and a fun, competitive game in support of your local connections to a global community. The Wickets to Fair Trade Croquet Tournament is a “Golf Croquet” competition—designed for players of all skill levels. Entrance Fee: Students: $30 (per team of two) Non-Students: $50 (per team of two) Funds raised will help fund future learning tours and community outreach programs for Ten Thousand Villages in Winter Park. If you can’t join us, but would like…
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, MARCH 12-13, noon – 4 p.m. The History Center seeks photos, documents and objects related to Central Florida history. Items donated to our archives will be preserved and protected for posterity. Two-dimensional objects will be professionally scanned on site, and you will receive a digital copy of your artifact. For more information, contact Whitney Broadaway, at [email protected] or 407-836-8587.
Author Talk: The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America
An insightful presentation for Bernie Sanders supporters and those who want to learn more. Jonathan Tasini, author of The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America, will discuss Sanders’ policies, answer questions, and sign copies of the book. The Essential Bernie Sanders will be available at Bookmark It. We’ll announce on this invite when copies are available. ABOUT THE BOOK “This is the most relevant book of 2016.” –Barbara Ehrenreich, New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed…
Order tickets via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/survival-race-tickets-18833751257?aff=efbevent This Survival Race honors families of Veterans and First Responders KIA, wounded, or injured in the line of duty. It is a charitable event to raise funds for 10 CAN, Inc. This non-profit organization is a Christian Adventure Network that focuses on developing children of warriors through outdoor adventures. Race begins at Blue Springs with a land navigational challenge. Next, competitors launch heading down the Santa Fe River. Destination is the Fort White Wilderness Area.…
Bernie Fest – Bernie Sanders Music Festival
“A Party To Believe In” Politics often feels so removed from our daily lives. We experience it on tv, news sites, or Facebook… but we want to change that. Bernie Fest is an attempt to concretize the passion and fervor that so many of us share for our favorite Vermont senator in a festival atmosphere–with music, art, drinks, and vendors. Spacebar and Sandwich Bar will host some of Orlando’s finest bands, DJs, and rappers for A Party To Believe In.…
St. Practice Day Block Party
We’re kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations a few of days early at our St. Practice Day Block Party on Sat 3/12! Everything you expect on St. Patrick’s Day will be there including live music, Irish food & drink specials, tons of green giveaways, green beer, Jell-O shots, and even a Leprechaun! 21+ only. Drink specials listed at http://www.wallstplaza.net.
Sunday, March 13
2nd Annual It’s Just Yoga Health & Fitness Festival
The 2nd Annual It’s Just Yoga Health & Fitness Festival is right around the corner. http://www.ItsJustYogaFest.com The event will take place on Sunday, March 13th at Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando. What is “It’s Just Yoga “ “It’s Just Yoga” festivals are one day celebrations of communities and individuals built around the practice of yoga.” All classes are donation based and benefit New Hope for Kids. Each festival includes a health and fitness marketplace where you can showcase your…
Sunday in the Park
Sunday in the Park, a signature event for the College Park Neighborhood Association and a defining event for College Park. The event features something for everyone: Now Accepting Sponsors & Vendors! Inquire at our website! Entertainment by local performing groups A variety of food vendors Activities including: Petting Zoo, Bounce houses, Obstacle course, a Rock wall, Turbo Tubs & Lickety Split carnival rides and much, much more! Vendors selling a variety of goods, from home décor, to jewelry, to children’s…
Enzian FilmSlam: March 2016
Hey Slammers! Check out this month’s lineup! The theme? EPIC! Dragon Child (2015) [email protected] Writer/Director/Producer: Dale Metz Running Time: 4:04 Synopsis: A young woman’s carefree stroll on the coast takes a terrifying turn in this fantasy period short film. “Dragon Child” was selected by the Melbourne Independent Film Festival to be scored by Adam Lydon and was screened in concert with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra. Sundown (2015) [email protected] Writer/Director: Zac Simon; Producer: D.J. Rivera http://www.sundownthefilm.com Running Time: 15:17 Synopsis:…
5 Chefs, 5 Courses, 5 Charities Event
Join us on March 13th for our 2nd Annual Five Chefs, Five Courses, Five Charities Event at The Alfond Inn. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30pm, followed by a Five Course Dinner prepared by Five of Central Florida’s most talented Chefs. The family style dinner will be accompanied by live music and fine spirits. Our Five Chefs include: Fabrizio Schenardi-Four Seasons Resort, Henry Salgado-The Spanish River Grill, Kathleen Blake-The Rusty Spoon, Kevin Fonzo-K Restaurant, Marc Kusche-The Alfond…