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Friday, May 13

Florida Prize Exhibition Opening Preview Party

May 13 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art,

2416 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

The Orlando Museum of Art invites you to celebrate the opening of the 2016 FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART at an exclusive Preview Party. Ticket revenue from the party attendance will support the Florida Prize! Guests at the Preview Party will also have the opportunity to VOTE for their favorite artist. Savor tasty creations by 10 of Orlando’s premier restaurants and caterers, each of which will create food inspired by the exhibiting artists. Thank you to our culinary sponsors: Arthur’s…

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Orlando Predators vs. Tampa Bay Storm

May 13 @ 7:30 pm

Orlando Predators vs. Tampa Bay Storm

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Saturday, May 14


May 14 @ 9:00 am
Tampa, FL,

Tampa, FL United States

I am not the organizer. If you need info please go to the link. If you’ve ever had the urge to slip-and-slide down a city street, you’re in luck. “Slide The City,” an event that brings a giant waterslide around to different cities, is coming to Tampa. North Boulevard in downtown Tampa will be transformed into a giant waterslide. A massive block party with food, music, and local vendors will take place that day in addition to the one-of-a-kind…

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Farm Day

May 14 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm
Alafaya Library,

12000 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL 32826 United States

Join the library and local farmers to learn about urban farming, organic gardening, farm animals and more. Attend workshops, visit with community organizations and participate in activities. Benefits of Local Pasture-Based Farming and Foods 10:30 a.m. Local rea-food activist and educator Steve Moreau will present all aspects of the movement for pasture-raised farm foods. Learn how grass-fed animal foods and locally rgrown produce positively impact the local economy, the environement and your health. Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida Noon Join…

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May 14 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm
Back To Nature Wildlife Refuge,

10525 Clapp Simms Duda Rd.
Orlando, FL 32832 United States

Come celebrate BTN’s 27th Anniversary with Mayor Jacobs and Commissioner Thompson! Animal encounters, bounce house, fun classes, live music, guided walk, food vendors and more!

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Screenprinting w/CFAM at The Winter Park Public Library

May 14 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library,

460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Join the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at The Winter Park Public Library for a screenprinting activity inspired by the art of Mexican artist Ruben Ortiz-Torres, whose work is included in the museum’s upcoming exhibition “Displacement: Symbols and Journeys.” This activity is free to the community and suitable for kids of all ages. No registration required.

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Food Forest Tour @ Sandhill Farm 5.14.16

May 14 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

New Port Richey, FL 34601 United States

(NEXT FOOD FOREST TOUR DATE: SATURDAY, MAY 14TH (10am – 12pm) Please come join us, as we host another farm tour Saturday, May 14th @ 10am. If you are in the central Florida area (or are willing to make the drive), we would be happy share our very own demonstration site at Sandhill Farm in Spring Hill, FL, so that we can show you how we are producing hundreds of different edible & useful species throughout our 7acre holistic farming…

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Beer Benefit for Brooker Party

May 14 @ 2:30 pm6:00 pm

A BEER BENEFIT FOR BROOKER: Last week, Orlando’s favorite wine, cigar and beer seller Nora Brooker had her shop Nora’s Sugar Shack broken into and money stolen. A masked person came in through a window after she had closed. Luckily, no one was hurt. Nora has always been there for my wife and I (and lots of other people in Orlando), so we wanted to do something for her. This Saturday from 2:30 p.m to 6 p.m., we’re having a…

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Bacon, Bourbon, and Blues Festival

May 14 @ 5:00 pm11:00 pm
Oviedo Amphitheater,

357 Center Lake Lane
Oviedo, FL 32765 United States

We’re bringing the blues to the Oviedo Amphitheater and Cultural Center at Oviedo on the Park with our Bacon, Bourbon, and Blues Festival on Saturday, May 14th. Doors open at 4pm, music starts at 5pm. Enjoy an evening of great blues music featuring: Joe ‘Survival’ Caruso Josh ‘The Pitbull of Blues’ Rowand Beth McKee The Jeff Howell Blues Band and VICTOR WAINWRIGHT!!! There will also be craft beer, food vendors, and VIP bacon and bourbon tastings. Tickets are $20 in…

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Participation Dinner Affair

May 14 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland,

231 E Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

One of Central Florida’s most intriguing fundraising events, Participation is a feast for your senses. Local artists transform dining tables into works of art, and guests enjoy dinner with the artist at these unique creations. The evening includes a live performance by Orlando Aerial Arts, silent art auction, elegant dining and more. Tickets are now available online — and they sell out quickly! Participation 2016 is presented by Duke Energy. For information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Devin Dominguez, 407.539.2181…

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Intersection Live: Music & ZipOde Throwdown

May 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Social,

54 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

What: 90.7 WMFE presents Intersection Live: A Look at the Central Florida Music Scene & ZipOde Throwdown Who: Host Matthew Peddie with musical acts Beemo, Billy Wright and more TBA! When: Saturday, May 14, 6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. start Where: The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave, Orlando Ages: 18+ Admission: FREE but please RSVP: Join us for a live taping of Intersection, 90.7 WMFE’s semiweekly news and in-depth conversation program, where we’ll hear from emerging local musicians about…

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Silver Party

May 14 @ 7:25 pm11:00 pm

BE SILVER. DRESS SILVER. Come party like it’s 1992. Cash bar and complimentary light bites and champagne toast. Prizes for best silver attire and accessories. 90’s DJ. Embellish Fx will be on site with silver attire and products! Free silver gifts and special Silver 25th anniversary merchandise. Come kick off Fringe—it’s a party that’s been 25 years in the making!

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Florence and the Machine: How Beautiful Tour

May 14 @ 7:30 pm
Amway Center,

400 West Church Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Florence and the Machine: How Beautiful Tour

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Sunday, May 15


May 15 @ 9:00 am11:30 am
East End Market,

3201 Corrine Dr.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Join us for our last Ride of the season! We will travel by bike visiting 4-5 farmlettes tending, maintaining, seeding, weeding, and connecting. Bring plenty of water! Come learn about urban farming and make some new friends! Hope to see you there 🙂

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Arab Fest 2016!

May 15 @ 12:00 pm7:00 pm
Lake Eola Events,

195 N Rosalind Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Join the AACC as we celebrate our rich culture on May 15, 2016 at Lake Eola. The Arab festival has became an annual celebration impatiently anticipated by our fellow community members. We rely on you to make this event successful, so join us for the ultimate fun! Special performances will be announced. Stay tuned, and invite your family and friends for the ultimate fun day!

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Bikes & Beards

May 15 @ 12:45 pm6:45 pm

Sunday May 15th Meet at Oblivion Taproom before 1pm for a fairly short bicycle ride to Baldwin Park for some Mexican munchies and Margaritas. Then we’ll head back to Oblivion and probably eat more food and drink some delicious beers. The bicycle ride is only about 20 minutes, but we can go the long way if the group prefers a little more riding. Any and all skill levels and bicycle types are welcome. Feel free to bring the kiddos, we’ll…

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Taste of Florida: Chef & Brewer Festival

May 15 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Local Roots: All Florida All Year,

3201 Corrine Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Local Roots: Taste of Florida: Chef & Brewer Festival Sunday, May 15, 2016, 1pm-4pm $45 per person- Includes 12 amazing food & beer pairings and entrance into the festival with fun live music!. MENU NOW POSTED BELOW! The event is at East End Market! 12 of Florida’s finest chefs and 12 of the best local breweries come up with amazing pairings that will remind us why we live in the Sunshine State. Attendees get to enjoy live music while experiencing…

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Enzian FemmeSlam: May 2016

May 15 @ 1:00 pm

It’s happening! This month FilmSlam goes femme! For the first time in our 11 year history, we will feature an all female Slam! Why? Because it’s about damn time. This month’s lineup: Quesillo (2015) Writer/Director: Mario Pacitti Producer: Priscilla Rojas Running Time: 11:25 Synopsis: It is a story about unconditional love, a grandparents love. That love that is being forgotten and is slowly dying. This is reflected in the form of a metaphor with a character of 90 years is…

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Beer ‘Merica

May 15 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm
Gaston Edwards Park,

1236 N Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32804 United States

In celebration of American Craft Beer Week, Beer ‘Merica will feature unlimited samples of 100 craft brews, all from the good ole USofA, lakeside in the park at Ivanhoe Village, with live music and more for an awesome Sunday Funday. Ticket includes: – Live music – Delicious food for purchase – Unlimited sampling of 100 American brews from:Big Storm Brewing, Darwin Brewing Co., Florida Brewing Co., Goose Island, Green Flash, Magic hat, Big Top Brewing, Bluepoint Brewing Company, Victory Brewing…

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SFS w/ Tears of a Tyrant, Uncle Sam’s Pride, The Whiskey Sharts and David Pickholtz

May 15 @ 5:30 pm
Will’s Pub,

1042 N. Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

We wanted to have a little extra fun for the month of May so we invited some of our favorite Orlando friends to get a little loud and a little rowdy with! Expect sets from Orlando’s Tears of a Tyrant, Uncle Sam’s Pride, The Whiskey Sharts and an opening set by David Pickholtz. As always Free BBQ Dinner chef’d up by Mykal Williams & Jessica Pawli will be served to all in attendance, til it’s gone! Get there early to…

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