GRANDMA PARTY THIS SUNDAY
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Friday, December 16
In addition to your everyday favorites we have some amazing merchants popping up in our Holiday Market this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Kicking things of Friday we have: – Kelley from Do You Tea? will blend a tea just for you based on your needs and flavor profile. -Jacob from Outfitters Ave is back all weekend with his #freehandgoods clothing and apparel.
The Orlando Sisters will be dropping by your favorite watering hole this evening singing some of your favorite Christmas carols, and some dirty ones you may not have heard. If you like what you hear donate some money, if you don’t like what you here donate even more to shut us up!! Special collectible gift for those who donate $20 or more. Stay tuned for our caroling route.
Experience the sights and sounds of the season when visiting Downtown for the Holidays. Throughout the entire month of December, Downtown Orlando is offering holiday events for all to enjoy! Grab a blanket and join the Downtown Development Board and MIX 105.1.
It’s a Friday night! Get the holiday weekend started off right. Indulge with us and please your senses with a tasting of Espolon & Campari brand liquors at Ivanhoe Craft Bar & Packy
Vinyl Arts Bar Presents Friday December 16th one our last festivities of what has been an amazing year for us here at Vinyl, we want to extend our graitutde to everyone who has supported us every step of the way We dedicate ourselves to bring you nothing but quality music in a proper set up & a one of a kind experience.
Saturday, December 17
Runners, walkers and strollers welcome to this ’80s themed 5K in Moss Park! Check-in: 7:30 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.
Admission and parking are free to all guests! Big Bang Bazaar will feature a curated selection of over 100 local Indie artists and crafters! Shoppers will find a wide variety of goods, all handmade by local artisans! Products such as clothing, accessories, jewelry, original art, art prints, housewares and much more will be available for purchase.
Join us for a complimentary cooking demo + tasting with Chef John Rivers from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 17th at Williams-Sonoma. The event will include a book signing for our cookbook, The Southern Cowboy, which will be available for purchase during the event! See you there 🙂
Enzian’s Annual Christmas Tradition! It’s the eve of Christmas in northern Finland, and an ‘archeological’ dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn’t the one you want coming to town. When the local children begin mysteriously disappearing, young Pietari and his father Rauno, a reindeer hunter by trade, capture the mythological being and attempt to sell Santa to the misguided leader of the multinational corporation sponsoring the dig.
Join Emil Buehler Planetarium Director Derek Demeter as he explores the future of space exploration for the next generation. Topics include the Solar System, search for exoplanets, dark matter, and more! The South Trail Branch hosts the traveling exhibit “Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference” through January 6, 2017.
AMERICA’S FAVORITE MUSICAL HOLIDAY ADVENTURE IS BACK Once again we’re taking over the Milk District behind Spacebar and Sandwich Bar maybe or maybe not featuring: outdoor stage, pontoon boats, dance riots, PBR, protests, pony rides, and more.
This is the crawl that started it all! Now in it’s 15th year, the Santa Stumble is the best way to get into the Holiday Spirit! Join hundreds of revelers as we “stumble” to some great Orlando Bars and enjoy some Holiday spirit. Make sure you are in the spirit of things by dressing up as your favorite holiday character – it can be Santa, Frosty, Rudolph or whomever.
Please join us for our 5th Annual Christmas Light Ride! Saturday, December 19, at 7 pm! We will take a ride through Ivanhoe Village and College Park to take in the great light displays. Ride will be about 6 miles at a casual pace, all bikes welcome! Don’t forget to decorate your bike!
The PreJax Foundation presents an evening at the Henao Contemporary Center to promote local art & the education of exceptional students affected by multiple sclerosis. The gala will feature speakers and performers who work to change Central Florida for the better. Headline feature by Sylvia Longmire – Ms. Wheelchair USA 2016, hosted by Kira Calvaresi. Semi-formal attire encouraged | Local beverages available with a donation to the Henao Contemporary Center
Sunday, December 18
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.
Grandma is coming! Join us and bring your friends on December 18th for the best Sunday of the year, Grandma Party Bazaar! Grandma Party is you and me and all of us making it happen, so you’d better be there because it just won’t be the same without you. As always, the party will be held in the parking lot of Stardust Video & Coffee starting at 10 a.m. and closing at Sundown.
Dr. Phillips Charities is proud to present the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert honoring Della Phillips. This FREE concert is a family-friendly, alcohol-free event, with pre-show activities beginning at 12:00 p.m. and a hour-long concert with the Orlando Philharmonic beginning at 1:30 p.m. The first half features the classic tale of Peter and the Wolf, as read by Timothy Pappas.
In conjunction with Audubon Park Garden District’s annual Grandma Party Bazaar and super-dooper sidewalk sale, come meet dozens of local authors at East End Market and The Lovely Boutique Market for our 4th Annual Locally Grown Words Book Fair. Come pick from literary fiction and poetry to edge-of-your-seat thrillers and charming kid’s books…something for everyone on your gift giving (or personal reading) list!
The holidays are quickly approaching, so if you’re looking for unique gift ideas (or some extra cash) mark your calendars and join PACDs, Dear Prudence Shop and Online store and The Lovely Boutique Market at the POP SWAP Holiday Market on Sunday, December 18th! This outdoor record fair/pop culture bazaar in the front lot will feature dozens of local vendors, food trucks and more.
Southern Fried Sunday presents: The 13th Annual John Lennon Tribute Christmas Party & Fundraiser brought to you by Heartstrings Music Foundation and Real Radio 104.1’s Sunday Morning Coming Down Show Sunday, December 18th at Will’s Pub on Mills Ave. in Orlando, from 3pm till late, an indoor/outdoor All Ages charity event with Bands (performance schedule TBA soon), art auction and raffle benefiting The Mustard Seed of Central Florida and Music & Memory.
To close out the 2016 Timucua white house concert series, local legends Marty & Michiko Morell will perform a Latin Jazz program featuring tenor sax star Jeff Rupert and the adventurous, inventive rhythm section of La Lucha on back to back evenings. Admission is free. Please bring a donation for the artists and some wine and food to share.