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 9
Festival of Trees is an annual 10-day holiday event that transforms the Orlando Museum of Art into a winter wonderland of designer trees, holiday music, tree lighting, children’s events, music, and holiday gifts. All proceeds benefit the Orlando Museum of Art. Please see the ticket link for a list of all events, dates, times and pricing.
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.
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.
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour, highlighting songs from his vast and varying body of work.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans Advisory Council will host the 19th annual City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade to honor the courageous men and women of the armed forces who have fought for our nation’s freedoms. The parade will feature marching bands, ROTC units, active duty military, decorative floats and veterans groups from all military branches representing a wide variety of conflicts. This year’s theme is honoring Purple Heart recipients and their families.
Join us as we honor those who have served our country at the official after-party following the City of Orlando’s Veteran’s Day parade. This event is family-friendly and free to the public. All proceeds will go to benefit FAVOB & The Semper Fi Fund.
Experience the world-renowned CELEBRATION OF INVENTION, CREATIVITY & CURIOSITY Immerse yourself in Maker culture with endless exhibits, a performance stage, big art and spectacle, hands-on making and learning— all showcasing the creative and experimental folks who make, play, tinker and hack in areas like: Robotics, Cosplay, STEM & STEAM, Crafts, Science, Electronics, Tools and Materials, Crazy things you’ve never seen, Much much more!
Join us and help clean up the Thornton Park Neighborhood! What? Picking up trash in Thornton Park (garbage, cigarette butts, unsightly branches/palm fronds, gum, rocks).
Five homes, including classic bungalows and other traditional style homes from the 1920’s to the 1950’s, are featured on the annual Mills 50 Historic Homes Tour. Tickets are $35 in advance ($40 day of event) and include the tour plus an after party at The Guesthouse, where attendees will receive a complimentary cocktail and appetizers. Use the code: Mills50 & save $5 per ticket – limit of 4 tickets per purchase.
Functionally Literate presents: LINDA BUCKMASTER Poet Laureate of Belfast, ME & author of Space Heart SUSAN LILLEY Poet Laureate of Orlando, FL & author of Satellite Beach + a performance by THE INTERPLANETARY ACOUSTIC TEAM Linda Buckmaster grew up in 1960s Space Coast Florida, the daughter of a rocket engineer and one of the first children to undergo open-heart surgery Buckmaster will read from her memoir, Space Heart, alongside Susan Lilley, who will read poems inspired by the Space Coast.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Be the first to see the menu and RSVP now, my friends. The full menu will drop a week out from the event! Clear your calendars and prepare to brunch better than all of your friends at The Heavy with the ultimate Deli Fresh Threads Sandwich Eat-Up. Swine and Sons’ and Orlandough’s powers unite to bring you the first ever in Orlando Hot Chicken Donut Sandwich!
Sunday, November 11th 12-6pm. After show with bands to be announced. $25 set up fee and YOU will be responsible for your own tent and tables. Punk/counter/subculture related goods. Message Scott White for more details. Let’s keep this positive and fun. No Nazi bullshit.
We are excited to announce we’ve partnered with our friends at Shows I Go To, Montgomery Drive, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Red Bull, Orlando City Foundation, White Claw Hard Seltzer, AKT, Smartpunk, and Broken Strings Brewery to bring you 11Eleven FEST (this one goes to 11!).