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, DECEMBER 14
Join award-winning singer, actress and comedian, Jane Lynch, Kate Flannery, Tim Davis and The Tony Guerrero Quintet as…
Lil Indie’s is proud to display GEKIGA- A Show of Illustrations by Geramy Black Philipp Layug. Ink on paper illustrations will grace the walls for this month-long exhibit. The viewer can expect portraits as well as Gery’s interpretations of some regional demons of Japanese folklore. Opening night is from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be a raffle for a wearable art piece! 100 tickets available! ALSO a wizard staff competition. Longest wizard staff gets a free print.
Orlando Ballet presents the cherished holiday tradition, The Nutcracker! Let your imagination fly as you join Clara on a spectacular journey through waltzing snowflakes, mischievous mice and dancing confectionery with the iconic Sugar Plum Fairy! With Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score filling the Walt Disney Theater, and a magical glittering Christmas tree on stage, this beloved production is a seasonal delight, not to be missed! Please note, ALL performances sold out in advance in 2017, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Join us Friday, December 14th, 2018 as welcome Derrick Barry from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 with Grammy Nominated DJ Chris Cox to Southern Nights Orlando! (18yr+ Welcome) $1 Wells till 10 pm $7 Grey Goose till 12 am $5 Stoli & Fireball All Night Drag Shows at 11 pm & 12:30 am featuring Roxxxy Andrews, Maya Andrews, Tasha Long, & Sassy Devine! For VIP Bottle Service Inquiries Please Contact Amanda Biebs or email [email protected]
SAK is bringing back its hit show from last year, Invasion Christmas Carol! Each night, the cast will perform a scripted adaptation of the classic Christmas Carol story, only to be invaded throughout by an improvised character of the audience’s choosing. Watch each night as the cast has to bend the script to make sense of the invader and keep the classic tale on track.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
FREE ADMISSION! In collaboration with Orlando Zine Fest, join us for a special program exploring zine making and collecting. Zines are small-circulation, self-published works that merge original or appropriated text and image. Preview zines included in this year’s Zine Fest, network with local Zinesters (zine makers, collectors, and enthusiasts), peruse private collections of zines, and make your own mini zine! This event is FREE. Some zines may contain mature content, event appropriate for those 13 and up.
Celebrate the glory that is the ‘zine and the resurgence of independent publishing!
Mark your calendar! Our 11th Annual Holiday Lights ride is coming up! Want to put a new “spin” on taking in the festive holiday lights displays? Let’s do it by bicycle (decorations are encouraged)! Meet at B3 at 6:00 PM for a fun holiday lights tour (we depart at 7:15). We’ll ooh and ahh our way around town on a kid-friendly ride and then return to B3 for hot drinks, warm conversation.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16
One of the most coveted markets available for local makers, Grandma Party transforms into a day-long celebration of local awesomeness. Vendors include handmade art, jewelers, soaps and lotions and potions, live music, vintage clothes, holiday gifts, ceramics, candles, greeting cards, crochet, palm reading and tarot, and more. Event lasts until sun down.
On Saturday, October 13th (1-4pm), SKIP will be partnering up with Sam Flax Orlando in teaching a series of Fall Intro to Stencils & Spray Paint classes! This class is perfect for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of cutting stencils or spraying aerosol paint… or for anyone just interested in having some fun!!! Call 407-898-9785 to reserve your spot!
Southern Fried Sunday and The Ukulaliens Present: A Down Home Holiday Show and Ukulele Jam, an early evening Sunday jam and show so close to the holidays it has to be festive! Bring your ukes for a free, family-friendly jam from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Then, stay a while to hear full sets from The Ukulaliens, Wes Morrison & The Stray Hares, and Catfish Dinner.
For this weeks Sunday Yumday we will be shooting live from Orlando Meats to show you how they butcher a pig. Orlando Meats closes at 5 on Sundays so you’ll have to watch us on Facebook Live!