Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend.
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Friday, October 14
Celebrate Octoberfest by consuming vast amounts of German food and beer. Chef Andy will be cooking up some delicious pub grub and German food specials, and we will be tapping a few German kegs of beer. Prost!!
The Conductor Crawl is focused on highlighting advantages of using public transit to enhance the “everyday” experience of life through friendly, thought-provoking and enlightening interactions. Most notably, mingling and networking with the help of SunRail and the neighborhoods that are connected to it.
THREE AMERICAN SCULPTORS ALICE AYCOCK – DEBORAH BUTTERFIELD – BARBARA SORENSEN Admission to the event is only $5 and free for all members.
It’s downtown’s biggest celebration of the south’s largest gathering of digital creators. Celebrate your city and its growing reputation as a technology hub at the opening party of the Orlando Interactive Experience! Feel the energy and music and score some free swag to wear at the festival.
Come drink and dance with us at The Hammered Lamb Oct 14th! Come early and catch the sunset on the patio!
Composed by Leonard Bernstein and based on Voltaire’s satiric comedy of the same name, Candide is the story of a young man (Candide) who sets off with his friends to find the true meaning of life. Their exploits along the way, including separation amid war, mistaken identity, kidnapping, murder and a shipwreck, cause them all to question their philosophy that “all is for the best.” In the end, optimism remains, but good sense prevails. Fully-costumed and stage, sung in English.
Saturday, October 15
An event to introduce the plant, animal, reptile and insect diversity into the Florida home landscape. Knowledgeable professionals, City organizations, non-profits and a few vendors come together to inform and support the public that is fostering more biodiversity in their neighborhoods.
Parking is FREE…over 100 vendors with fabulous finds created and specially collected for this event….music performed by some of the best “Steampunk” musicians, Cog is Dead, Clockwork Knotwork, Sideshow Drummer, Florida Tribal Dance, Jig to a Milestone, John Babcock, all hosted by Phantasmagoria….delicious food…
It’s time to trim the fronds of the Chinese Fan palm trees and clean and fertilize the tree beds! Join us on Saturday, October 15 at Allstate Insurance: Amy Rossi, 901 N. Mills at 9:30 am.
Asia Trend Magazine is proud to present the 7th Annual Asian Cultural EXPO to showcase the culture of Asia on October 15, 2016 at Turkey Lake at Bill Frederick Park. Come experience and honor the wonders of Asian culture through exhibitions, performances, and workshops!
Join us at 12pm for a ceremonial ribbon cutting, followed by live local music and beer flowing til 12 am. Eats will be available from SwedeDISH Food Truck & Daydream Pizza Special release schedule TBA.
Meet the 2016-17 Orlando Solar Bears for the first time during Crooked Can Brewery’s Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 15 between 12-2 p.m. The Solar Bears will have a tent set up to introduce the players, coaches and dancers as we prepare for the start of the 2016-17 season. Immediately following the introduction, please join us to meet the team, take pictures and get autographs from your favorite players.
Make the Orlando Public Library your first stop this Halloween season! Join us for a terrifyingly good time, featuring a history of horror films from the Enzian Theater, an appearance from The Tourist City Ghostbusters, demonstrations from makeup effects artists, a costume contest and more!
An adventure of unexpected creative experiences to awaken you to a life of discovery. Journey with us as we awaken the streets and public spaces of our city with art and performance. See Orlando like never before as you immerse yourself in the 100 person Central Florida Community Arts Orchestra.
“The Untold” Spoken Word Poetry Event is a fundraiser for ZORA! Education Day (ZED). Historically, the youth-inspired day for educating 17-29 year-olds about Zora Neale Hurston takes place on the friday or first day of the Zora Neale Hurston Outdoor Festival of the Arts & Humanities. Talented Spoken Word artists from Central Florida and beyond will be gracing the stage sharing their poems created around the theme of the night: An excerpt from one of Zora Neale Hurston’s literary works…
Imagine walking in an open grass field, plugging in a URL on your smartphone, and following silly instructions with 100 of your friends. This is the Immersive Audio Experience, and it is coming to Orlando. The event will be roughly 30 minutes, and has two performance times: 6:45 PM and 8:30 PM. Grab tickets on eventbrite. If you’d like to see what an event like this is like, please check out Improv Everywhere’s MP3 Experiments.
Harry P. Leu Gardens has been featuring amazing talent from all over Central Florida to perform in the gardens at the annual fall Jazz’n Blues Concert since 1986. This fall the Jazz’n Blues Concert will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 7:00 – 10:00 pm highlighting three very remarkable groups: Tampa’s very own bluesy Betty Fox Band, Orlando’s jazzy Robert Harris Group and Cocoa’s blues group the Matt Sams Band.
Is it Over Yet? Brings you yet another zine (no it’s not over, it never ends) Saturday Oct. 15th at A Place Gallery & Studios. Hitch a ride on the intergalactic high way and join us for a truly extraterrestrial evening.
Sunday, October 16
Photograph the untouched lakeside cypress tree landscapes, as well as the endangered but friendly Florida scrub jays, plus many other nature subjects.
Meet and greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival! Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing.