BUNGALOWER’S TOP 17 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, MAY 18-20

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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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FRIDAY, MAY 18

Corsets and Cuties presents- Harlots

May 18 – May 26
The Venue 511 Virginia Rd Orlando511 Virginia Drive
Orlando, FL United States 
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The Cuties are back for round 4 of Fringe! Award-winning and Best of Orlando listed, these ladies and gents specialize in being scandalous- “If you like your burlesque with a side of bawdy humor, this is the show for you!”- Orlando Weekly

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Lion’s Pride One Year Anniversary

May 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Lion’s Pride123 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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free

Watch Toronto FC Vs Orlando City at 8 pm Get 10% Off Total Bill Every Time Orlando City Scores! Special Appearance by Kingston

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May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Orlando Brewing CompanyOrlando, FL 32806 United States + Google Map

We’re going to drop a Maibock! German music, food, and games throughout the day. Dress up for $1 off drafts!

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Hog Butchery Demo

May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Orlando Meats728 Virginia Drive
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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$50

Have a beer with our butchers as they break down a whole hog and explain the techniques used to produce the cuts you know and the ones you don’t. Learn about our pork, how it’s raised, and the preferred cooking method for different cuts as you observe the craft of butchery up close. Light snacks from our kitchen will be provided and guests will go home with 1-2 lbs. of pork from the demo.

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Peacock Room “Cocktail Hour Show” Reunion with Tammy Kopko & Miss Sammy, Her Last Boyfriend (NYC) Rainy Day & Uncle Boyfriend at Will’s Pub

May 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Will’s Pub1042 N Mills Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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$5

Tammy Kopko, legendary bartender at legendary Mills Ave. art, music and cocktail bar, The Peacock Room, returns to Orlando from NYC and revives her legendary “Cocktail Hour Show” for one night only! These highly fun and funny, high-camp variety shows turn “Cocktail Hour” into any time they take place.

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Brink at Blackstar w/DJ Flawless & DJ Erik Armiliato

May 18 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Blackstar46 Concord Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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$8

Come be yourself in an open and free environment.

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SATURDAY, MAY 19

1 Year Ace-iversary Party

May 19 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Ace Cafe Orlando100 W Livingston St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
free

It’s our 1-year Ace-iversary and we’re celebrating in a BIG WAY! We want to say THANK YOU to all the patrons & partners that have made year one a success. Please bring canned food/non-perishable items to donate to 2nd Harvest Food Bank — you’ll receive a $10 Ace gift card, good on your next visit as our thank you.

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Soundwalk – Lake Eola

May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lake Eola101 N Rosalind Ave,
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Location: Lake Eola (meet at bandstand on Rosalind Ave.) Registered Event. This is a non-alcoholic event. Join ACA as we explore the sounds and rhythms of our urban and natural world. Each walk is beneficial for people of all ages to de-stress, focus, and develop a deeper understanding of how we fit into the ecosystem of our environment. Free, and open to the public. Limited to 20 participants. Register to secure your spot.

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Spring Block Party | Swanson’s Ivanhoe Row

May 19 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Swanson’s Ivanhoe Row1211-1231 North Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804 United States 
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free

Join the shops on Swanson’s Ivanhoe Row for a Spring Block Party including…. sales, giveaways, pop up shops, fresh flowers, refreshments + MORE!

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The Ethical Intimacy Forum

May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Credo Conduit1001 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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free

Friendships. Romance. Everything in between. Come to learn, listen, and share about how to have ethical and fulfilling relationships. We’ll have panelists from UCF professors to sexual assault survivors to those who have breached consent themselves sharing their experiences and lessons they’ve learned. Start to get answers to some of those really tough questions: How can I flirt without overstepping boundaries? How do I know if my relationship is abusive? Are open relationships just for sluts?

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Pups on the Patio

May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aloft Orlando Downtown500 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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free

Bring your pup to enjoy a laid-back Saturday on the WXYZ patio. There will be dog-themed cocktails, local food vendors, goodie bags and giveaways, and pools for your pup to cool off in the Springtime sun! The event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you then! Valet parking will be available for the special event pricing of $6

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7th Annual Swamp Sistas La La at Orlando Fringe

May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Orlando Fringe812 E Rollins St, Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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free

Join the Swamp Sistas as we celebrate our 7th Annual Swamp Sista La La on the Orlando Fringe Outdoor Stage in Orlando Loch Haven Park. At this FREE event, we will be raising money and awareness to help Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida feed kids in need this summer.

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Beer ‘Merica Craft Beer Festival

May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Gaston Edwards Park1236 S Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804 United States 
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$35

In celebration of American Craft Beer Week, Beer ‘Merica will feature 100 different craft brews to sample from, all from the good ole USofA, lakeside in the park at Ivanhoe Village, with live music, food trucks, adult games and more! Full list of participating breweries coming soon! Buy your tickets now.

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2018 Spring Open House

May 19 @ 6:00 pm
McRae Art Studios1000 Arlington St
Orlando, FL 32805 United States 
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free

Please join us as we introduce our newest member to the McRae Art Studios collaborative, Sarah Rigas and share the new artworks from our 23 talented Artists.

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SUNDAY, MAY 20

Orlandough Pop-Up at New General

May 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
New General155 E. New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States 
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Come grab some donuts from us and coffee+ from New General on Sunday, May 20th! We will have brioche, regular, and GF donuts. No vegan at this event as we will have those available at another event this month (and they’re available online for private orders) Special’s this month haven’t been 100% solidified YET but we’re thinking oreo cheesecake or cookie butter cheesecake or something along those classic lines.

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Sun Screens Movie: “The Florida Project”

May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States 
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$8

Keep cool this summer with our newest benefit for members: a series of Sunday matinees linked to the Sunshine State. We¹ll examine Florida’s past through the prism of the movies, exploring classic and recent films that feature life in our state or were filmed in Florida. Our debut feature, director Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project,” has been lauded as one of the best movies of 2017.

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SFS w/ Red Elvises, Gargamel! & The WildTones at Will’s Pub

May 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Will’s Pub1042 N Mills Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States 
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$10

Red Elvises, Gargamel! & The WildTones play Will’s Pub on Sunday, May 20th for an early show on one of the weirdest and most wonderfully funSouthern Fried Sunday bills ever. BBQ, Vegan BBQ, Discount Modellos, Russian ROKENROL, Psychotic Love Metal and Garage Rockabilly Anyone? $10 Cover, 18+ Welcome, Doors 5:30, Show 6 pm, Live Music Ends by 10 pm followed by Uncontrollable Urge, Sunday night alt-rock dance party!

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