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” on our main menu.
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
Orlando Main Streets’ 4th Annual Restaurant Week is a celebration of our fabulous dining community. Main Street restaurant members are encouraged to offer a select prix fixe menu with established price points of $5, $10, $20 and $30 depending upon lunch or dinner, and the restaurant’s normal price point. No tickets or passes are required. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like.
Come to get some delicious tacos, friends.
Join us for a one-night pop-up exhibition of ceramic works, with many for sale. 20% of sales are donated to the A&H. This show is curated by Richard Munster and Dan L. Hess and will feature the works of 15 ceramic artists.
Showalter Hughes Community Gallery For nearly four decades, this summer social hosted by Vincent Sansone, Ceramics Studio & Program Manager, brings smart shoppers and collectors to the main campus to socialize and browse through hundreds of one-of-a-kind ceramic cups, bowls and other vessels handmade by Crealdé instructors, artists, students and friends. As the tradition goes, “buy a cup and it will be filled.”
Who: Sazerac Company What: Bourbon Dinner When: August 10th Where: STIR Restaurant & Bar Why: As Bourbon Heritage month approaches us we decided to pair exquisite foods with exquisite drinks.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11
Want to make Orlando more awesome? Join Code for Orlando on Saturday, August 11th in downtown Orlando for our annual National Day of Civic Hacking hackathon. National Day of Civic Hacking is for everyone — coders, designers, project managers, government employees, industry experts, you name it. Learn about hacking for civic good, put your skills to the test and collaborate with local innovators on technology projects that positively change our community.
Come out to the Ace for a 50’s inspired car show! Music by DJ Laurie, Queen of the Hop. Special appearance by the Orlando Roller Derby girls. Free for all years and models. We also created a few delicious drinks for the event! The Orlando Roller Derby girls will be skating around offering samples of our spiked iced coffee.
Come to watch our home teams battle it out as the Heat Wave Hellcats take on Manatee Mayhem! Doors open at 4:00 pm, first whistle is at 4:30 pm. It’ll all go down at the gymnasium at Barnett Park in Orlando!
Purchase 8 x 10 artwork by McRae present and past members for only $100 each. All proceeds benefit and support McRae Art Studios.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12
Enjoy Your Sunday Paddle Boarding and Brunching. Meet up at The WaterFront and enjoy Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and Brunch.