BUNGALOWER’S TOP 18 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, JAN 12-14

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Winter Park Woodstock is this weekend
Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in our main menu.

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Otronicon: Interactive Tech Expo

January 12 @ 10:00 am – January 15 @ 5:00 pm
Orlando Science Center777 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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Igniting a passion for STEM through technology experiences! From January 12 – 15, 2018, Otronicon will celebrate its 13th year as Orlando’s premier technology event you can’t afford to miss! At Otronicon, guests walk on the cutting edge through state-of-the-art gaming and simulation technologies, including military and medical simulators not typically available to the public.

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$5 Sale at Retromended!

January 12 @ 11:30 am – January 14 @ 5:00 pm
Retromended Vintage930 N Mills Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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It’s that time of year where we clear out the old to make room for the “new”! The $5 bins will be out all weekend starting Friday at 11:30am. They will be full of clothing, shoes and even some home goods. We’re also offering 25% off all outer wear & sweaters the entire weekend. We just restocked all of our sweaters too!

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

Sharon Louden Talk, Conversation & Book Signing

January 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Mennello Museum of American Art900 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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The Mennello Museum of American Art is thrilled to host artist, author and educator Sharon Louden as she shares her book, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, as part of her 94-stop conversation/book tour.

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January 12 @ 7:30 pm
Amway Center400 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 15 Sep 2017 at 04:29 PM

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Jim Jackson FUNeral and Memorial Benefit

January 12 @ 8:00 pm
Will’s Pub1042 N Mills Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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Jim Jackson, a dear friend to our community, and a talented visual artist who made the world a more beautiful place, has moved on to his next adventure.

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

2018 Downtown Orlando MLK Holiday Parade

January 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Southwest Orlando Jaycees cordially invite you to participate in the 2018 Annual Downtown Orlando Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10:00AM. The theme for the 2018 parade celebration is “King: His Voice, His Teachings, His Love for Humanity.”

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Silkies Ruck of Orlando

January 13 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Downtown Orlando400 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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The mission of the Silkies Ruck Hike is to bring veterans together in a environment where they are able to bond with other veterans and create a support network in order to prevent veteran suicide.

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Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

January 13 @ 10:00 am – January 14 @ 1:00 pm

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3rd Annual Amateur Rib Contest

January 13 @ 11:00 am
Ten 10 Brewing Company1010 Virginia Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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Come out and support Second Harvest Food Bank at the 3rd Annual “Whose Rack is a 10 Amateur Rib Contest.” Proceeds benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank’s efforts in the community. This year’s contest is bigger and better with 20 Talented BBQ Teams from across the state smokin’ for the coveted Ten Rack Trophy! Ten10 Brewery and Toole’s Ace Hardware are again the event sponsor’s.

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Patrick Greene’s 60th Birthday Celebration

January 13 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Gallery at Avalon Island39 S Magnolia Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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Patrick Greene is turning 60 years old and he wants to celebrate by donating his birthday to the Downtown Arts District Orlando! Join us for an entertaining day of art, music, and celebrating the birthday boy.

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6th Anniversary Weekend: Low Country Boil!

January 13 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Gnarly Barley7431 S Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32809 United States 
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This is the second day of our anniversary weekend! We’ll be firing up the pots and boiling up delicious servings of sausage, seafood, and more. Plus a tap list made up of beers from our nearby friends and their awesome recent beer releases!

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Punslingers: A Game Show for Word Nerds 1/13

January 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SAK Comedy Lab29 S Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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In this live game show, audience members vote with their applause as contestants come up with the cheesiest puns they can muster. ANYONE can enter, but only ONE will walk home with the coveted prize — the Golden Pun Gun!

Woodstock Winter Park

January 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Mead Botanical Garden1300 S Denning Dr
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States 
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Join us for a memorable, rockin’ night of music, with multiple bands and performers, presented by Mead Botanical Garden Inc. in partnership with Central Florida Community Arts. Come in your hippest 60’s attire, groove with friends, old and new, and enjoy a fun night of music that defined a generation.

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Body//Talk at The Iron Cow (Milk District) ft. Trails

January 13 @ 9:00 pm – January 14 @ 2:00 am
IRON COW2438 East Robinson St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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We’re beginning the year with a marriage between old and new. Meet us in our spiritual home (The Milk District) as we take over a brand spankin’ new venue–The Iron Cow! The Cow is a beautiful new venue that feels like a cross between Sandwich Bar and Stardust. Less decoration, more dancing. Ooh baby we’re so excited for our special guests, the electronic tropical jazz duo, Trails.

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 14

Fleet Farming Swarm Ride! In Audubon Park

January 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
East End Market3201 Corrine Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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This is a free community event that invites you out to bike and farm with us in the Audubon Park Community. We meet at East End Market in the front farm, then ride out less than a mile away to resident’s front and back lawns converted into productive farmlettes. Bring your bike, skateboard, rollerblades, or unicycle! Juice bikes available to rent, first come first service.

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Orlando Farmers Market

January 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Orlando Farmers MarketCorner of E Central Blvd and N Eola Dr
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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April Fresh’s Comedy Brunch

January 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Parliament House Orlando410 N Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32805 United States 
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April Fresh’s Comedy Brunch Buffet! Sunday, January 14, 2018 Delicious brunch buffet begins at 12pm. Show begins at 1pm. Brunch Buffet- $19.99 (18+) Brunch Buffet with bottomless mimosas – $29.99 (21+) Featuring: April Fresh, Sorcha Mercy Alexi Leigh, Pepe.

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Swamp Sistas Song Swap at Stardust

January 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stardust Video & Coffee1842 E Winter Park Rd
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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Women songwriters swapping songs and stories, occasionally jumping in on each other’s tunes. Amy Robbins (Maple Sparrow), Beth McKee, Hannah Wynn (Hannah Harber), Jessica Delacruz, Ka Malinalli, Kayonne Riley, O-Sky, Renee Arozqueta, Shad Pearson (The Actomatics), Terri Binion, Tracey Gibbs . . . maybe more. The event is free to attend and tip jar donations will offset Swamp Sistas operational expenses.

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