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, SEPTEMBER 14
the annual Fall Book Sale on the third floor of the Orlando Public Library features a great selection of already discounted fiction and non-fiction, recorded books, DVDs, CDs and more will be available for half price. A private preview sale for members of the Friends of the Library will be held Thursday, September 14 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Beaux Studios invites you to celebrate the opening of our maker studio space in Downtown Orlando in the thriving Ivanhoe Village. Located on Virginia Drive, this beautiful bungalow houses our jewelry maker space, a retail boutique, a classroom space, and our online hub.
Join the Orlando Museum of Art for an exclusive dinner in the galleries with visiting artist Nick Cave. After the exhibition opening reception for Nick Cave. FEAT. and Purvis Young and his Angels, retreat to the Hugh and Jeannette McKean gallery for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a served gourmet meal by Arthur’s Catering. After dinner, enjoy a tour of this imaginative contemporary exhibition, led by the artist himself, Nick Cave.
CREATE, or DIE. is a tri-city traveling print party showcasing art projects that enabled a path of expressive mental and social healing for the creator under moments of life where there was nothing to lose but to create. Ticket buyers and at the door participants will get the opportunity to join this process by live printing your own poster (designed by the organizers!) and a COMPLIMENTARY DRINK voucher.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Discover SoDo District after Dark! Live music by Mo’mo-Browne and The Craig Thompson Project! DJ Alex aka FoxForce005. Lite Bites provided by Uncommon Catering. Your ticket price includes entrance into the event and Lite Bites are included. Life Size Games , Raffle and more! Drinks are on you! Orlando Brewing, Swirlery Wine Bar, and Titos Vodka!
For those participating, check-in is at 7 am and tee off is 8. Any spectators can come by around 8 am! 🙂 Spectators are allowed to bring a lawn chair to watch the tournament!
The City of Orlando is hosting “Don’t Pitch It, Fix It,” a free community event providing free or low-cost minor repair services to common household items. At the event, local businesses and volunteers will offer residents repairs on items including electronics, bicycles, small appliances, jewelry, and clothing. By repairing old or damaged items, Orlando residents can save money, while also adding to the city’s sustainability efforts.
Driven by innovation and creativity the Melrose Film Festival highlights the work of imaginative filmmakers across the globe. Our first annual festival is dedicated to celebrating the art of visual storytelling in short films, animation and music videos. Join us as we celebrate the art of filmmaking with screenings, industry panels and Q/A sessions at our main screening event at the Melrose Center in Downtown Orlando.
Florida Ferment Fest is hitting the road! Join us at East End Market for a fermentation celebration! This free event will feature awesome demos, a fermentation market, kraut mob, and culture swap.
The Audubon Park Garden District is quickly turning into the “Foodie” part of Orlando. Known for its local fare, artisan bakeries, and original coffees – this is the place you want to come for real Orlando food. This 3-hour walking tour will take you on a culinary road trip around the neighborhood to sample the best brunch/lunch items the district has to offer.
You’re invited to Varsity Gay League – Orlando’s Fall Kickball League mix and mingle registration event at Stonewall Bar Orlando! We’re working with Gays On The Move to continue their tradition of great kickball and fun after parties! Prior to the event, you can join us for FREE KICKBALL at our Free LGBT+ Kickball Pick Up Game! from 3-5pm. Player registration from 5 pm – 8 pm The season is nearly upon us, make sure to claim your spot as a free agent, small squad or bring…
Join us at Mills Galley for the closing reception of Jacoub Reyes’ show Beyond Good & Evil, curated by Kyle Eagle. There will be a short tour and Q&A with artist Jacoub and we will be providing coffee and cake.
Orlando Flea is an indoor makers market featuring a curated collection of local and regional artisans, designers and creators, along with live music, a full bar, and local small bites. The fun takes place Sunday, September 16th, from 12 pm – 4 pm in Downtown Orlando at the large, charming, natural light-filled two-story venue (with rooftop bar!) called Celine Orlando.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Meet and greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival. Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing.
Southern Fried Sunday & Will’s Pub Present: Southern Belle Ball, celebrating creative females, the abundant season of fall and Will’s Pub’s 23rd Anniversary. The second annual edition of this event features 13 of the cream-of-the-crop Orlando area Female Fronted Bands & Musicians (full line-up below) playing festival style sets through the afternoon and evening, inside and outside at Will’s Pub, Lil Indies and The Dirty Laundry Pavilion.