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, NOVEMBER 2
The City of Orlando’s 19th Annual Bike to Work Day, a community bike ride through Downtown Orlando with Mayor Dyer, will be held on Friday, November 2, starting from Orlando Festival Park. Please join us before the ride for free coffee, bike tune-ups and raffle prizes provided by our sponsors.
For the past several months, History Center staff have been working with five local influencers as they explore their DNA and family histories. The results reveal a great deal about the rich heritage and diversity of our Central Florida community. Join us to explore what we learned, what brick walls we hit, and what types of resources are available to you in Central Florida to begin your own genealogical journey.
Art, history, food, beer, and the SunRail. This limited time tour will only be available on Friday nights in November and December. Grab your tickets before this one is gone! On this 4-hour walking+riding tour, your Tour Guide will take you to two art museums, one in Downtown Orlando and one in Winter Park, via the SunRail.
Snap! Orlando’s ‘CITY UNSEEN’ is an ongoing public art project with in-gallery experiences, exhibitions, and installations across Orlando. This project opens artistic borders by launching the city into Augmented Reality experiences, with brilliant fusions of works by internationally renowned artists and cutting-edge AR technology.
We are showing Avengers Infinity War Gardens open at 6:00 p.m., Movie time at 7:30 p.m. You may bring a dinner picnic basket and seating. Alcohol is permitted. This movie is rated PG13. Under 13 years of age requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Portrait of a Queen, featuring Voice of the Century CeCe Teneal: Cece is a renowned blues-centric soprano with a soul-stirring voice. The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin taught her listeners how to Think and demand Respect–while riding down the Freeway! Award-Winning songstress Cece Teneal will take music lovers on a trip down memory lane with stellar hits from Aretha Franklin’s more than 60-year musical entertainment legacy like: “Chain of Fools,” “Natural Woman,” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Cows ‘n Cabs is an annual charity fundraising event that features mini-dish tastings from 25+ gourmet Orlando restaurants paired with over 200 wines and a plethora of craft beers and cocktails. This year, our 7th Cows ‘n Cabs is benefiting After-School All-Stars Orlando and Elevate Orlando – so grab your boots and cowboy hat and come out for a wonderful evening of live music and food celebrating local community and helping others. Must be 21+ to attend. For more information…
Enjoy fall at Lake Eola Park by browsing the work of more than 300 artists and crafters during our annual Fall Fiesta in the Park. The free event includes a huge children’s play area and great food available for purchase.
An immersive celebration of life honoring the departed, with food and drink sampling, live music, craft cocktails & mocktails, interactive art, and more, benefiting Jarred & Ruby’s Pet Project! About this Event: Join us for Dia de Los Muertos 2018, an immersive art experience that celebrates life. Spend an evening experiencing interactive art exhibits, dancing in the life-sized marigold garden, sipping craft cocktails or mocktails and sampling a variety of food and drinks from vendors in the graveyard.
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GROWvember, Mead Botanical Garden’s fabulous annual fall plant sale just got better! This year we are adding in live music and a beer garden! GROWvember is held every November, just in time for you to prepare your fall garden and beautify your home for the holidays. FREE admission; parking is FREE. The sale will be held rain or shine.
Join other volunteers as we mulch & fertilize the tree beds and trim the fronds of the Chinese fan palms along Mills Avenue. Meet at 9:30 am in the parking lot of Amy Rossi: Allstate Insurance for coffee & bagels before we begin!
National Sandwich Day is November 3rd and Orlando is the Sandwich Captial of the U.S. This is a special #SandwichEatUp for because this will be our 50th #SandwichEatUp event. Enjoy the Fall weather and this great food holiday with a SandwichEatUp Walking Tour in the Milk District. We will visit 4 Sandwich shops all walking distance from each other. Every hour walking to a new location to enjoy a sandwich in The Milk District.
Join Eve Payor from Atlantic Center for the Arts as she leads a soundwalk through the beautiful Mennello Museum lakeside Sculpture Garden. Explore the sounds and rhythms of our urban and natural world. Each walk is beneficial for people of all ages to de-stress, focus, and develop a deeper understanding of how we fit into the ecosystem of our environment.
Have you ever seen guys doing backflips on dirtbikes in the middle of the street in downtown Orlando? No? Well then, you might want to be here on November 3rd…because that’s going down in front of Bullitt Bar. Hosted by Star 94.5’s own Ricky Padilla and TUGETHR.
The 2018 College Park JazzFest is Saturday, November 3rd, 5-11PM along Edgewater Drive (Smith St. to Clayton St.). This year’s event will have 12 bands over our 3 Main Stages! Gates will open at 4 PM.
Join WPRK for our annual free Fox Fest concert series! On November 3, 2018, at Rollins College. Performances by: Pearl & The Oysters Acoqui TV Dinner Plus DJ sets and performances from Rollins students! There will be food, cash bar (21+), local vendors and so much more! Get your free tickets here! http://wprk.org/foxfest Come to support WPRK and the local Orlando scene! All ages welcome.
Saturday nights in Downtown Orlando just got better! Don’t worry about making plans, let your Tour Guide lead the way. We will begin with some delicious food before we make our way to three different cocktail bars in downtown Orlando. Originality, fresh ingredients, and of course, high-quality cocktails are just a few of the things these establishments pride themselves on.
Join PrimeTime Kitchen for an evening of amazing food, prepared by the legendary Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster, select wines from the Library of Silver Oaks Cellars & enchanting magic by Kostya Kimlat.
Join The LGBT+ Center Orlando for their 40th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, November 3, 2018 VIP is 6:30 to 7:30. Get a sneak peek at the amazing Silent Auction. Enjoy complimentary appetizers from Se7en Bites, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Dessert by The Glass Knife. The doors will open at 7:30 and the event kicks off at 8 PM.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4
Come to celebrate National Sandwich Day the Bad As’s way. We will have our first Annual Bad As’s Sandwich Eating Competition along with games, raffles, and prizes. Come to spend the afternoon with us in The Milk District and enjoy some Darn Good beer from our friends Orlando Brewing and freshly made Gezellig Cookies with Deli Fresh Threads bringing some of their bad as’s merch. Stay tuned for competition information and how to enter.
“Whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world.” – The Talmud Through a kaleidoscope of characters, Libby Skala brings to dramatic life the true story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker who defies Nazi rule to organize an underground network that successfully rescues 2,500 Jewish children from certain death in the Warsaw ghetto during WWII.
Snap! Orlando tours ‘CITY UNSEEN’ public art installations through the CITY UNSEEN app. Experiences include murals coming to life, a projection mapping finding permanence into the virtual world, and a teleport bringing the viewer into a 360° visit of the artist’s studio.
MENU – KHAO SOI NEUA – BRAISED BEEF, CURRY BROTH, WHEAT NOODLES, CRUNCHIES, PICKLED MUSTARD GREENS PIK GAI PHRIK LAAB – CRISPY CHICKEN WINGS, LANNA SPICES, FRIED GARLIC AND SHALLOTS LAAB GAI LANNA – MINCED CHICKEN, LIVER, LANNA SPICES, FRESH HERBS, CRISPY LIME LEAVES KHAO SOI YAM (VEGETARIAN) – EGG NOODLES, PICKLED MUSTARD GREENS, ONIONS, GINGER-TAMARIND DRESSING