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 24
Join the Cornell Fine Art Museum’s Dale Montgomery Fellow, Elizabeth Coulter, for a tour of Margaret Bourke-White’s Different World on view through August 26. 2018. Margaret Bourke-White’s Different World examines the trailblazing work that photographer Margaret Bourke-White produced while abroad. Drawing on the Cornell Fine Arts Museum’s collection of Bourke-White’s photographs taken in Russia and augmented by loans of her photojournalism conducted during World War II and beyond, the exhibition explores Bourke-White’s groundbreaking subject matter. This event is open to the public.
NOTE: Sessions are 20% off, so $40 per pet. Book now! For the fourth consecutive year, we’re offering Pet Portraits to benefit Pet Alliance at Appleton Creative. Fri, 8/24 from 12p–6p Appleton Creative 539 Delaney Ave, Orlando, FL 32801 Guests may park in the parking spots out front or behind the house in the back parking lot. The session includes web-res images of your pets posted online for download. Sessions last 10 minutes — per pet.
The Mennello Museum of American Art is pleased to present “Our Orlando: Making Sense of our World” and “American Youth: Our Future.” Both exhibitions will be on view at the Mennello Museum from August 24 through October 7. Our Orlando: Making Sense of our World will feature the work of four rising local artists: Sarah M Bender, Peterson Guerrier, Boy Kong, and Kelly Joy Ladd.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
Come join us for the red carpet Orlando premiere of “Another Plan From Outer Space” – a sci-fi adventure film with the feel of the 1950’s classic serial sci-fi flicks with a twist!
We are wrapping up the Summer with a collaboration roast! Saturday, August 25th we welcome Chef Kenny Gilbert to cook with our opening team of Swine Family Chefs, Rhys Gawlak, and Nick Sierputowski. Get some friends together so you can try everything because there will be a lot to choose from! Brewer Larry Foor will debut his Pineapple Express ~ You heard that correctly, this slightly tart wheat beer at 4.3% is brewed with pineapple, sea salt, and coriander.
DEADLINE TO RSVP AUG 24TH 11 PM Menu for Aug – In addtion to The Classic, The Vanilla. The Floral, and The Mocha we will have: Sweet Heat: Fresh brewed Chili Syrup + Orange Essence Coffee Soda: La Croix + Hibiscus + Juniper Berry Purchase One Time Membership Below – membership does not include coffee.
For one day everyone will be able to get out of their normal routine and experience what is known as “Recess with Beer!” Grab a group of friends and sign up to compete against others for a chance to win prizes! Teams will earn points in each event to add up to your total for the day.
Kitten Yoga Event- Good Karma for Kittens! From the great team that brought you “Poses for Pups” another great animal rescue yoga event. Join us to discover the true meaning of cat pose as we practice surrounded by ADOPTABLE kittens from a local rescue to be announced. Our adorable feline yogis will be allowed to ROAM FREELY and interact with you during this 60-Minute Hatha Yoga class, suitable for all levels, led by our very own Michelle Roy.
Bring your pup to enjoy a laid-back Saturday on the WXYZ patio. It’s the perfect way to celebrate National Dog Day Eve! There will be dog-themed cocktails, local food vendors, goodie bags, giveaways and pools for your pup to cool off in the summertime sun! The event is free and open to the public.
Please join us for the SouthEast Crab Feast event this summer in Orlando, FL. This event offers the Low Country Coastal Heritage of outdoor cooking of fresh seafood. This highly anticipated event will offer ALL YOU CAN EAT fresh Blue Crabs, one side of Fish & Chips, Snow Crab Legs Platter (Optional), Music and a Family Friendly Environment for the entire family. This event historically sells out early every year, therefore, we recommend that you secure your tickets ASAP.
The best Tequila party of the year returns on Saturday, August 25th 2018. Enjoy 3hrs of unlimited Margarita sampling from 5-8pm of over 20 different kinds of margaritas and tequila drinks! Plus live Reggae and Reggae-Rock bands until 9pm!
Welcome to Silent Party Orlando! Secure your tickets early! Our Silent Parties Always Sell Out! Millennium Age Silent Party: The Concept: It’s your typical party…with no speakers or amps. Instead, attendees don wireless headphones and turn them to various stations, then boogie on the dance floor amidst other revelers dancing to whatever’s in their headphones.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26
The last Sunday of every month is Yoga in the Sculpture Garden at the Mennello Museum! Start your Sunday morning out blissfully with a relaxing lakeside flow. Practice is suitable for beginner to moderate levels and will be led by certified instructors from Full Circle Yoga, Winter Park. Don’t forget to bring your own mat and water to practice.
Presented by Dorman Financial Management FREE for kids 12 & under! A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride” which earned its own loyal audience.
There’s nothing like seeing a movie the old-fashioned way: with a group of fellow movie fans. Our featured film for Sunday, August 26, is 1995’s “Apollo 13.” For director Ron Howard and the cast including Tom Hanks, realism was the name of the game. The real-life story on which the film was based was suspenseful enough on its own to enthrall an audience, even though its outcome was hardly a secret.
Splendid Teapot Racing involves radio-controlled teapots negotiating an obstacle course within a set time. The vehicle is simply a teapot of your choice attached to a radio-controlled car, truck or tank and embellished to taste. Keeping the size of vehicles within the limits stated in the rules helps ensure a fairer and more entertaining contest. The teapot doesn’t still have to function as a teapot!
United Ballet Theatre Presents The Athletes of Art