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, OCTOBER 5
Don’t be late for this very important date! Booktoberfest takes over the library for one night every year. Sample a tasty variety of beers from America’s Oldest Brewery, D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. Beer, and enjoy some light bites from Roque Pub, Pom Pom’s Teahouse & Sandwicheria and more. Challenge your friends to a game of giant chess or a game of croquet, play trivia, try a beer from a selection of local microbrews, and learn about the brewing process from a brewmaster.
Real Men Wear Pink Power Happy Hour
Join our Real Men Wear Pink Orlando Candidates in a friendly competition at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company. Proceeds from tonight’s Pink Beer will be credited to the Real Man with the most friends and colleagues present!
CITY UNSEEN – A New [AR]t Experience
‘CITY UNSEEN’ A New t Experience | Fall 2018 OCTOBER 5, 2018 (7-10 PM) : Opening night at Snap! Space Gallery OCTOBER 6, 2018 : Projection mapping, Downtown Orlando and tour of site-specific experiences in Orlando (Downtown & Mills 50). In October 2018, Snap! Orlando unveils ‘CITY UNSEEN’, an ongoing public art project with locations across Orlando that ignites the local landscape.
80s Horror Triple Feature
Kicking off the season right… Join the Nook for a Halloween Special Feature! Out back in our lot, we will be showing 3 horror classics… Critters Evil furry creatures from space terrorize a small farm town. Imagine if Gremlins were half as good but twice as cheesy.
The quiet life of devoted couple Red (Nicolas Cage) and Mandy (Andrea Riseborough, Birdman) takes a dark and bizarre turn when a nightmarish cult and their maniacal leader (Linus Roache, “Vikings”) seek to possess Mandy…body and soul.
Fleet Farming Swarm Ride! In Holden Heights
Come farm with us! We host stationary “Swarm Ride” events in Holden Heights at Kaley Square Community Center every first Saturday of the month. Here, we create food forests, teach gardening classes, grow crops, harvest, and have fun! Join us and learn all about growing food, not lawns! *No bicycle needed* *Community Service hours accepted*
Kick off Pride Month! Be a part of the Pride Wrap team and join Macrame Momma, Mills 50 District and LGBT+ Center Orlando – The Center volunteers knot rainbow colored cords around the trees surrounding the labyrinth in Colonialtown Square Park! Stop by anytime between 11 am and 3 pm on Saturday, October 6 and help!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6
Florida Backroads Series: Historic Cedar Key with Peter Schreyer
Explore hidden architectural and cultural treasures in the historic fishing village of Cedar Key, scenically located on the Gulf of Mexico. This two-day workshop will provide a contemporary window into the region’s heritage as a 19th-century trading and transportation center, linking the Gulf with inland Florida. R
10th Annual Zombietoberfest
Come out and enjoy over 60 vendors, food trucks, 2 craft beer gardens, music, The Nightmare Before Christmas on the big screen and more! Located in the award-winning Audubon Park Garden District in Orlando, FL. Family friendly. The evening includes Night Market at Audubon, Kidstoberfest, free outdoor movie TBA, free costume contest, 2 craft beer gardens, DJ, live music, food trucks, late night shopping, and food and drink specials throughout the district!
2nd Anniversary Guest Appreciation
Happy birthday to us! And we couldn’t have done it without all of you! To show our appreciation, we want to offer you a complimentary bite and brew, starting at 7 p.m., while supplies last. The Gnarly Barley will supply bites and guests will receive a complimentary 5 oz pour of a select keg until it dries up.
Adults-Only Science Night Live
Live from Orlando, it’s Science Night Live! It’s social. It’s science. It’s 21 and up! Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center is your chance to spark your curiosity through our fun exhibits and programs…with some adult beverages, of course! Bring your friends, or make it a date night, and join us for a unique and ever-changing experience that proves there’s no age limit on curiosity.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7
Kiwi Camera Swap Meet
Join us on Sunday, October 7th from 9a-3p for our bi-annual swap meet – a buy, sell, trade event for all things photography! Bring your film, digital, lenses, dark room, studio equipment, and ephemera. This is a free community event, and open for all to bring whatever you want to sell.
Uncomfortable Brunch presents Raw at Will’s Pub
Uncomfortable Brunch presents Raw at Will’s Pub Not many feminist cannibal movies exist… but for October we found one. Forced to eat meat during a college hazing, a young vegetarian develops an unbidden taste for meat that drives her down a dark path. Who doesn’t want to watch something like that while eating?