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 21
Come join us for our 10 year anniversary in Thornton Park! Since we started the crazy journey in the neighborhood with banging burgers and ice cold beer we figure why not throw The best burger and beer happy hour ever. Eat $0.10 sliders Drink $0.10 bud lights Yes, you heard us right! $0.10 sliders and beer from 5pm-9pm on Friday the 21st of December.
New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman discusses his new book, (((SEMITISM))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump, looking at how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump, and how we can move forward to fight anti-Semitism.
Experience the sights and sounds of the season when visiting Downtown for the Holidays. Throughout the entire month of December, downtown Orlando is offering free holiday movies for all to enjoy! Grab a blanket and join the Downtown Development Board and MIX 105.1 on December 21, 2018, at Lake Eola Park to enjoy a free showing of the holiday movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
Shows I Go To Presents: Sit-Down Comedy Show & Roast Battle in the Person Cave! 2-Part Event! Part 1: Sit-Down Comedy Hosted by Heather Shaw and Shaw Smith Featuring live performances from Christophe Jean Vinny DiLorenzo Zach Bennett Casey Bryant Crawford Christopher Renois Marcus Crespo Part 2: Roast Battle to the death: Hosted by Big Tim Murphy // Tim Murphy
FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents Irving Berlin’s White Christmas December 18–23 | Walt Disney Theater Public on-sale date: To be announced A merry and bright musical for the whole family. Based on the 1954 movie starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22
Join us this weekend December 22-23 as we’ll be serving fresh Mochi Donuts at the East End Market! Our hours will be from 11am-3pm Saturday and Sunday. Ever had a mochi donut? It isn’t your typical donut. Our “dochis” are a blend of the classic deep-fried donut mixed with the popular Japanese sweet dessert, mochi- a sweet, soft and chewy made from rice flour.
Enjoy the rich sounds of Christmas as tuba, euphonium, sousaphone & baritone players of all ages gather in Central Park to perform a FREE concert from the main stage beginning at 1 p.m. Winter Park’s 21st annual Merry Tuba Christmas is a free one-hour concert that has become a staple on the holiday list of things to do. Take a break from shopping on the Avenue, and relax with loved ones to enjoy this annual event.
Zebra Coalition® is a network of organizations which provide services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and all youth (LGBTQ+) ages 13 – 24. The Coalition assists young people facing homelessness, bullying, isolation from their families, and physical, sexual and drug abuse with individualized programs to guide them to recovery and stability. This year, Mosquito County Tours is giving back to The Zebra Coalition® with our first annual holiday fundraiser, Caroling for a Cause.
Please join us for our 7th Annual Christmas Light Ride! Saturday, December 22, at 7 pm! We will take a ride through Ivanhoe Village and College Park to take in the great light displays. Ride will be about 6 miles at a casual pace, all bikes welcome! Don’t forget to decorate your bike!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23
All good things must come to an end. The Lucky Lure always plays host to the final show on the Bad Santa and the Angry Elves tour schedule and the shows are always LEGEND. This is a can’t miss event and we’ll be pulling out all the stops to say thank you to everyone and anyone who comes out to party with us! Be there or be in church praying for forgiveness!!!
What better way to get in the Christmas Spirit than in a Onesie getting sloshed? You don’t have to work tomorrow, so get your Onesie on and get 2 for 1 house cocktails during Sunday Funday! Boozy Cookies and Specialty Christmas Cocktails will be available! $5 Specialty Sno Cones We’ll be spinning some Christmas Jams along with Rock/Hip-Hop/Top 40.
Fat Night with The Sh-Booms & DJ BMF at Will’s Pub Gabe, Dan, Nik, and Ted have been tight-knit friends since their middle and high school days in Orlando, Florida. After years of playing with each other in various bands, their shared love of funk and soul music led the four to start jamming together in Nik’s woodsy backyard shed.