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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 28 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS APRIL 12-14

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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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FRIDAY, APRIL 12

Fixit Station Ribbon Cutting

April 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 S Orange Ave 
Orlando, FL 32804 United States + Google Map
FREE

OBC is hosting a ribbon cutting for the new bicycle Fixit station in Ivanhoe Village at Gaston Edwards Park!!! Join us THIS FRIDAY as we thank REI, who provided the funding that allowed us to donate the station, and City of Orlando – Government, who installed and will maintain it.
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An Evening of Cowboy Poetry

April 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave 
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map
FREE

Celebrate the closing of our exhibition, Lay of the Land: The Art of Florida’s Cattle Culture, with this special evening brought to you by the Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation. In the tradition of the National Elko Cowboy Poetry Gathering, our program will feature headlining artists Andy Hedges, Stephen Monroe, and Sean Sexton. Guests will enjoy time-honored cowboy classics and recitations from their published works. Much of the poetry draws from their life experiences as working cattlemen.
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PLAYOFFS: ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS VS. SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS

April 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)
Amway Center, 400 W Church St 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

HOCKEY HOCKEY HOCKEY! Bungalower readers get a discount! Use the code “PLAYOFFS2” to redeem.
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Rollins College Senior Student Exhibition Celebration

April 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave 
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499 United States + Google Map
FREE

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum and The Department of Art and Art History at Rollins College invite you to join us in celebrating the exhibition “Cease and Desist” which opens at the museum on Friday, April 12 at 5 p.m. The exhibition features works from graduating Rollins College studio art majors Meredith Ewen, Anastasia Rooke, Alicia Sales, Ari Schubot, Elizabeth Shugart, and Zinnia Upson.
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Date Night at the Maitland Art Center

April 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave 
Maitland, FL 32751 United States + Google Map

A different kind of date night – come to the romantic Maitland Art Center and get creative! Each night features a different project designed for fun, laughter and getting to know each other, plus time for drinks and to enjoy the scenery. Guidance provided, as well as room to experiment and play! Each attendee takes home their own original artwork.
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The Sage Project, Phase II, Ceremony & Opening Reception

April 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crealde School of Art, 600 Saint Andrews Boulevard 
Winter Park , FL 32792 United States + Google Map
FREE

Meet the Elders and See the Unveiling at this FREE two-part event. The Sage Ceremony at 6 p.m. at the Winter Park Community Center includes an original performance by Orlando Ballet Company and School.
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The Venue’s Best of Burlesque 2019

April 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Venue, 511 Virginia Dr 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$15 – $20

The Venue Burlesque Series Presents… The BEST OF BURLESQUE 2019 Featuring The Ladies and LadyBoys of the Peek-A-Boo Lounge, Big Bang Boom! Cabaret, Corsets & Cuties- A Burlesque Cabaret, Emerald City Cabaret, BlackList Babes Cabaret, and Foxy’s Den. This is guaranteed to be an amazing show and will SELL OUT!
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SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Remix Record Shop


REMIX, 1217 Mills Ave N 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

FREE Mimosas, Beer and Wine Mordecai Coffee will be hanging out from 9AM2PM with exclusive drinks and tons of coffee! DJs spinning all day and all night! 19% off all used vinyl! The Social/Beacham will be hanging out giving tickets away!
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10th Annual Wounded Warfighter Lone Sailor 5K/10K

April 13 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Blue Jacket Park, 2501 General Rees Ave 
Orlando, FL 32814 United States + Google Map

Join us for our 10th Annual Wounded Warfighter Lone Sailor 5K/10K. For those that can be there in person, we have a virtual race option and will mail your shirt and medal to you.
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Record Store Day 2019!

April 13 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Park Ave CDs, 2916 Corrine Dr 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us Saturday, April 13th, for the Twelfth Annual Record Store Day! Record Store Day was conceived in 2007, to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1300 independently owned record stores in the USA, and thousands of similar stores internationally.
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Gardening for Beginners in Florida with Rob Greenfield

April 13 @ 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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Earth Day Birthday

April 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W Colonial Dr 
Orlando, FL 32808 United States + Google Map
Various prices

WJRR Earth Day Birthday 26 Art & Charity Walk will feature all different kinds of art, music and more!
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Taste of West Lakes

April 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Field Behind Pendana, 746 S. Tampa Avenue 
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Enjoy our beautiful Florida spring weather with your friends and neighbors at Taste of West Lakes! Admission is free to this community event April 13 in the open field behind Pendana. There will be entertainment and games for all ages and some of the best food in Orlando! Bring the whole family for a great taste of West Lakes!
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Records & BEERS

April 13 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Ten 10 Brewing Company, 1010 Virginia Dr 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

TEN 10 Brewing Co will be hosting the All Vinyl Garage Sale Pop Up Record Store for our Annual Day of Records & Beers! In celebration of LONDON CALLING’s 40th anniversary, we’ll be featuring our Clash Collection – Back catalog releases, 12″ Dance mixes, live recordings, studio outtakes!
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Taco & Tequila Crawl: Orlando

April 13 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Downtown Orlando, 400 South Orange Avenue 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$25 – $40

The Taco Crawl is here Orlando and it will be better than ever. Come stroll through Downtown eating the BEST tacos, enjoying exclusive margarita, tequila, and beer specials. Your General Admission Ticket Includes: * 4 Tacos * Taco Crawl Signature Koozie * Exclusive drink specials at every stop (Margs, Beer, and Tequila) * The Taco Crawl Signature Crawl Map * Professional photographer on site * Exclusive party stops to dance off the tacos & margaritas.
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Pillowlando 2019

April 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
FREE

In solidarity with International Pillow Fight Day, Orlando takes up soft armaments to engage in the most knock-down, drag-out, 60 minutes of harmless fun all year! Rally at Lake Eola Park (corner of Robinson and Eola) 1:00pm SHARP – Listen for the official whistle to begin the Pillow Fight! The soft battle begins!
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US Air Guitar Southeastern Championships

April 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Geek Easy, 114 S Semoran Blvd, Ste 6 
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States + Google Map
$5 – 25

The US AIR GUITAR Southeastern Championships in Orlando brings in competitors from all over the southeast United States for “60 Seconds of Air and Opportunity” to battle for the Orlando Champion trophy and a trip to compete at the National US Air Guitar Championships! The event will feature a Ghostbusters replica Ecto-1 Car, courtesy of the Orange County Ghostbusters of Florida, cosplay actors, a silent auction, and donations accepted for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida.
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Brendan O’Connor

April 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub, 4308 Curry Ford Road 
Orlando, FL 32806 United States + Google Map

Brendan O’Connor is a retired NYPD officer. His dad was from Dublin who played guitar and sang Irish music for 40 years. Brendan retired not long after 9/11, and moved to Myrtle Beach, SC. He decided to pick up where his Dad left off, playing Irish music in all of the local pubs. He has opened for such acts as, The Dublin City Ramblers , Emish, Off Kilter, Barleyjuice, just to name a few.
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SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Poutine Palooza (Part Trois)

April 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
East End Market
$37.4

Canadians and Americans unite for the North of the Border Bash & Poutine Palooza, a charitable culinary event in support of Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture initiative that creates a localized food system in select residential neighborhoods in Orlando, Florida. OUR CHEFS Wendy Lopez of Reyes Mezcaleria Camilo Velasco of The Ravenous Pig Chau Trinh of Sushi Pop FOOD & DRINK Guests will get the opportunity to sample the classic Canadian dish concocted by each of the chefs, then vote for their favorite.
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Opera on Eola

April 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$20

Join Opera del Sol for a FREE collaborative music festival featuring cool performances from Central Florida’s top Opera singers. Experience musical partnerships like you’ve never seen! There will be visual art, an outdoor vendor market, and food trucks! Plan to spend the afternoon with us!
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$10 Admission Day

April 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Orlando Science Center, 777 East Princeton Street 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$10

Join Orlando Science Center for a special opportunity to engage in science learning and fun for a discounted price on Sunday, April 14! Tickets are available now for $10 Day, so get yours before they’re gone! Normal general admission fees are $20.95 for adults and $14.95 for youth (ages 3-11), which means $10 Day patrons save up to 50% off their tickets!
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Flower Drawing Workshop

April 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Retromended Vintage, 930 N Mills Ave 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$35

Join us with Kelly Canova, local artist, and photographer, for our Flower Drawing Class. You’ve probably seen Kelly’s artwork in our shop. Now you have the opportunity to learn directly from the artist herself. Kelly will show us how to create the sketch, determine the best flower placement and we will finish up with taking a photo of our piece.
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Whiskey Lou’s 50th Anniversary Bash

April 14 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whiskey Lou’s, 121 N. Bumby Avenue 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
FREE

Let’s celebrate 50th years of serving it up strong. Live Music! Giveaways! Swag! Free beer! Hosted by Sabrina Ambra from Real Radio 104.1. To celebrate this Orlando institution’s 50th birthday, a Milk District-focused event will take place in the parking lot of the establishment. Sabrina Ambra will host along with showcasing local bands taking the stage such as JUNOsmile, Ukulaliens, Giddy Up Go, Muck Fire, Levon White, The Tremolords, DJ White Lighting and more!
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Dog Day Afternoon at IPBCo

April 14 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company, 1300 Alden Road 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us for our first ever Dog Day Afternoon at the Brewery! We will have some amazing vendors with spent grain dog treats, fun custom bandanas/accessories, and various pampering options to treat your dog to a relaxing Sunday Funday event! Live music with Rick Krasowski Music!
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Brechner Series: Warriors for Democracy

April 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
FREE

Travel back over the past eight decades in Central Florida with this multimedia presentation that tells the story of Orange County’s League of Women Voters—the largest single-county chapter in the nation, celebrating its 80th anniversary this spring. League members will recount their crusades to empower voters and defend democracy, beginning with the struggles to extend voting rights to women.
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Tin & Taco SODO Party

April 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tin and Taco SODO, 419 E. Michigan Street 
Orlando, 32806 United States + Google Map

Tin & Taco Sodo has completed its expansion and ready to throw a grand opening party to celebrate! We have invited some favorite local breweries to pour out some amazing craft beers and introduce you to their products. This will also act as the launch of our M-F Happy Hour specials which means great deals on tacos | craft beers | Margaritas | etc. We hope you join us on this special day.
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Orlando Pride vs. Portland Thorns

April 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Orlando City Stadium, 655 W Church St 
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
Various prices

BLEED PURPLE
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An Evening with The Blair Witch: A 20th Anniversary Celebration

April 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Enzian Theater, 1300 S Orlando Ave 
Maitland, FL 32751 United States + Google Map
$60

It was 20 years ago today… We all remember the storyline: three student filmmakers (Heather Donahue, Michael Williams, and Joshua Leonard) make a deep excursion unto the Black Hills of Maryland to shoot a documentary about an eerie local legend, a woman named Elly Kedward who was banished from the Township of Blair in the late 1700s for witchcraft.
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