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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 14 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS MARCH 29-31

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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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Festival of Fine Arts and Flowers

March 28 – March 31
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave. 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
$15 – $125

A spectacular showcase combining Art in Bloom, Antiques Dealers, Tables in Bloom, and lifestyle expert James Farmer – all under one roof offering a kaleidoscope of beauty and inspiration! All at the Orlando Museum of Art.
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Myakka Sasquatch Expedition- Spring 2019

March 28 – March 31
Crowley Museum and Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Road 
Sarasota, FL 34240 United States + Google Map
$40

Join Stacy Brown(Spike tv, Animal Planet, Discovery, travel channel)and the Florida Skunk Ape Project on an expedition into one of the most active locations in the state, the Old Miakka area. The group will take attendees into the swamps in search of the elusive skunk ape creature.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 29

How the Central Florida Community Works Together in an Emergency

March 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, 411 Mercy Dr 
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
FREE

When disaster strikes, the community responds. Nonprofit organizations and foundations are always quick to respond. The question is- could we be more coordinated in our response? If any of these apply to you, this summit is for you: Do you play a role in disaster management? Do you fund someone who does? Do you send volunteers when crisis strikes? Do you just want to find a way to help?
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Orlando Critical Mass

March 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)
Orlando Loch Haven Park, 900 E Princeton St 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
free

Come join Orlando Critical Mass this and EVERY last Friday of the month for a great community ride all around the metro-Orlando area! There is no better way to see the City Beautiful than via Orlando Critical Mass so come and join the ride! MASS is Orlando’s largest on-going group ride! Fun for all riders from beginner to expert.
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Retro Game Night: College Edition

March 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$8

Retro Game Night returns! Represent your alma mater at this college-themed Retro Game Night! Play treasured games from the past and show off your skills at trivia. Enjoy free nostalgic snacks and a cash bar for those of age. The event is for ages 18 and up. College-themed attire is encouraged. Members free; non-members $8.
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SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Gardening for Beginners in Florida with Rob Greenfield

March 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am|Recurring Event (See all)
1304 Tanager Drive, 1304 Tanager Drive 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
FREE

Want to learn how to grow your own food in Orlando? Rob Greenfield is here to help you. Rob moved to Orlando just a year ago and has produced multiple overflowing veggie gardens, with more food than he and his friends can eat! He’s currently growing and foraging 100% of his food for a year.
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Fort Christmas Bluegrass Festival & Backyard BBQ Contest

March 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fort Christmas, 1300 N Fort Christmas Rd 
Christmas, 32709 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Bluegrass Festival and Backyard BBQ Contest is a free event from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Fort Christmas Historical Park, 1300 Fort Christmas Rd., Christmas. Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic or purchase from food trucks. Backyard BBQ team registration is $75 per team (maximum of 15 teams); the team could not have won a cash prize in a previous BBQ contest or been compensated as a professional restaurant or caterer. Categories are chicken and St. Louis-style pork ribs.
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The Great Duck Derby

March 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mead Botanical Garden, 1300 S Denning Dr 
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map
$5 – $20

Gather up the kids and head out to The Great Duck Derby for a day of family fun at Mead Botanical Garden. The Duck Derby, a spring-time tradition, features little yellow rubber duck races and LOTS of FUN, FREE activities. It’s just $5 to adopt a little race duck or $20 for a 5-duck quack pack. All other activities are FREE.
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Cuisine Corner: Farm-to-Cup Coffee

March 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Orange County Public Library, 5049 Edgewater Dr 
Orlando, FL 32810 United States + Google Map
FREE

Jarrett Johnson of Lineage Coffee shares with you how he & his team picks the perfect bean, carefully roasts to optimum color & selects an ideal brewing method to bring you a delicious cup of coffee. This event is intended for adults. Registration is required. Register via the ticket link above or call 407.835.7323.
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Bunny Café at The Nook

March 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Nook on Robinson, 2432 E. Robinson St 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
FREE

Snorggle and play with adoptable rabbits while treating yourself to a nitro cold brew from Framework Coffee. Volunteers will be on hand to answer all your questions from feeding and housing to how to interpret the mysteries of bunny language. Admission is free. Baked goods for humans and healthy snacks for those adorabuns will be available by donation.
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Sideward Brewing Grand Opening Party!

March 30 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sideward Brewing Co., 210 N. Bumby Avenue 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

6 can release 20 limited drafts Food from Stasio’s DJ Dirt Foot with the jams CANS TO BE RELEASED × Space Camp IPA × Nocturnal Liar Imperial Stout w/ Coffee, Cocoa, Vanilla & Cinnamon × Kozar DIPA × Yacht Money NEIPA × GNAR – a Mountain Dew floridaweiss × Sideward Cider ××× We will be selling our to-go beer ONLY from our roll-top garage door.
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Beard in Baldwin Food and Wine Festival

March 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Osprey Tavern, 4899 New Broad St 
Orlando, FL 32814 United States + Google Map
$110 – $175

Thinking about attending the Beard in Baldwin Food and Wine Festival on March 30th?? You can find all the information on this year’s event at www.beardinbaldwin.com.
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SUNDAY, MARCH 31

Arab Fest Orlando

March 31 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Lake Eola Events, 195 N Rosalind Ave 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

A cultural heritage festival celebrating Arabic art, food and traditions organized by the Arab American Community Center. Arab American Cultural Festival will provide tons of delicious Arabic food, live music, art & crafts, children’s entertainment, activities and more. Watch live Arabic folk dances and Arabic pop music on stage.
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2019 Private Gardens of Historic Orlando Featuring Lake Eola Heights

March 31 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Broadway United Methodist Church of Orlando, 406 E Amelia St 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$20

The 2019 Private Gardens of Historic Orlando Featuring Lake Eola Heights Historic District Thank you for participating in the twelfth tour of the “Private Gardens of Historic Orlando”, this year featuring Lake Eola Heights. What started as a bi-annual tour of this neighborhood has become a yearly event featuring other historic neighborhoods throughout Orlando. For those of you who have attended before, welcome back!
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