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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Rifle Paper Sidewalk Sale
Join us during the Winter Park Art Festival to shop our Sidewalk Sale for up to 70% off samples and 15% off everything else. Sip on Lemonade and Iced Tea while you shop. If that’s not sweet enough, you’ll receive a free Citrus Tin* with any purchase of $40 or more!
45th Annual Autumn Art Festival
The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is the only juried fine art festival exclusively featuring Florida artists. The community-oriented sidewalk show presents quality visual art and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
Story Time with Pat Greene
UPDATE: THIS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY. Stay tuned for the next one! HE’S BACK! Join Pat Greene at Laughing Samurai for exactly 1 hour of on-the-fly storytelling. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Sound effects by Matt Duke. Limited seating available.
Orlando Magic v San Antonio Spurs – Exhibition Game
Carmina Burana, presented by Orlando Ballet
Orlando Ballet presents the highly requested Carmina Burana, in celebration of Artistic Director, Robert Hill’s 10th anniversary season. A hypnotic feast for the senses, Carl Orff’s evocative 1930’s score will be dramatically brought to life on stage by a chorus of voices (the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park), alongside Robert Hill’s mesmerizing choreography, while the instrumentalists provide the shimmering orchestral tones to complete the enthralling experience.
Emerald City Cabaret Presents DEADLY
DEADLY A Spooky Burlesque Cabaret and Third Anniversary Celebration!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
PRIDE AFTER PARTY Carson Kressley + Monet XChange + Ginger Minj
ORLANDO PRIDE’S OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY at the Parliament House! Featuring guest host & parade grand marshal CARSON KRESSLEY along with Season 10’s MONET XCHANGE & All Star’s GINGER MINJ! FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE TO LAKE EOLA!
Grand Opening of Genome: Unlocking Life’s Codes
On the grand opening day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., enjoy free admission to our new limited-run exhibit from the Smithsonian, Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code, presented locally by Orlando Health. Do you have your father’s curly hair? Or your mother’s dimples?
ONE Year Anniversary at Fern Creek
Join us for our ONE YEAR Anniversary celebration at our Fern Creek location on October 13th: BOGO’S all day on small and regular ice creams!
Come Out With Pride 2018
Join Central Florida for a day of love! The Most Colorful Parade and Festival is the most eagerly anticipated event of Pride Week and will feature more than 100 groups spanning a 1-mile route through downtown Orlando. Throughout the day, guests can enjoy live entertainment at multiple stages around the park, including celebrity headliners Betty Who and Crystal Waters.
Return to Joyland – Ivanhoe Park Brewing Grand Opening
Join us for a trip back to the Joyland Days, as we celebrate our Grand Opening with a weekend full of Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Games, and Live Music. Important information regarding the event. Please bring a photo ID. Everyone will be carded and issued a wristband.
OIC Big Gay Brunch 2018
The Party Before the Parade returns for the fourth year! In conjunction with Come Out with Pride 2018, Big Gay Brunch presented by Orlando Immunology Center, will feature an amazing brunch spread from Seasons 52, bottomless mimosas, Tito’s Handmade Vodka bloody marys, music from DJ Erik Armiliato, giveaways and more for one ALL-INCLUSIVE ticket price.
Jazz’n Blues Concert
Enjoy an amazing outdoor concert in the gardens on Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 7-10 p.m. Stroll from band to band or hang out in your favorite area of the gardens. Pack a dinner picnic of your favorite foods and bring seating, alcohol is permitted.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
Official Come Out With Pride Recovery Brunch
Fabulous catered brunch buffet by Chef Jason Schofield featuring bottomless mimosas and mimosa bar, and live music by DJ Scott Roberts.
Fascinating Fungi: Intro to Mushroom ID with Jon Martin
Beginner’s level mushroom identification class and introduction to mycology (the study of mushrooms) with a focus on Florida mushrooms. This course will introduce students to concepts of field mycology and cover the uses and importance of mushrooms, descriptive terminology, basic taxonomy, methods of identification, proper collection and preservation techniques, major groups of mushrooms, common genera and species, and much more.