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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 25 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS APRIL 26-28

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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 26

Creative Mornings Orlando— Inclusive with Nicole Higgins

April 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Purple Rock Scissors, 189 S Orange Ave, Ste 2020 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join us this month as we welcome Nicole Higgins! Nicole currently serves as the Executive Director for Orlando Together, a nonprofit in Orlando dedicated to building advocacy through honest conversations and authentic relationships.
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2019 Women Who Mean Business

April 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Hilton Orlando, 6001 Destination Pkwy 
Orlando, FL 32819-8117 United States + Google Map

Join us as we recognize Central Florida women leaders in the Business Owner, Business Executive, Women to Watch categories. We’ll also honor the 2019 Businesswoman of the Year.
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Happy Hour demo with Thomas Thorspecken

April 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave 
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map
FREE

Two local historic studios, the Albin Polasek Museum and the Kerouac Project of Orlando, will join forces to present this night of live art. Local poets will showcase the work of the Winter Park Paint Out’s live poetry contest on Allpoetry.com and read their own work while artist Thomas Thorspecken, known locally as Thor from Analog Artist Digital World blog, demonstrates the art of the rapid sketch.
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Orlando Critical Mass

April 26 @ 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!
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Movieola: Wall-E

April 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
FREE

Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks for the movie screening of Wall-E in celebration of Earth Day! There will be activities before the movie and food vendors to buy from.
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Whiskey Business 2019

April 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Orlando Weekly, 16 W Pine St 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map

Discover the best in Whiskeys, Scotches, & Bourbons from locally-produced bourbons to single malts from Scotland, from small batches to single grains, from the new to the classics. Meet brand ambassadors who will offer their unique insights and descriptions on many different products.
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EYE of an ERA | The Legacy of Chuck Stewart

April 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Snap! Orlando, 1013 E. Colonial Dr, + multiple public locations | Orlando 
Orlando, FL 32803 US + Google Map
FREE

Snap! Space presents: EYE of an ERA | THE PHOTOGRAPHIC LEGACY OF CHUCK STEWART Opening night RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eye-of-an-era-chuck-stewart-tickets-56263143577 On exhibition through July 27, 2019 Charles Stewart was an American photographer best known for his portraits of jazz singers and musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis.
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The Truth Is Anthology Release

April 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Orange County Library – Orlando Public Library, 101 E Central Blvd 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
FREE

We, at Page 15, have learned that if anyone were going to uncover the sort of raw, conditionless truth-it would be Orlando’s high schoolers. In keeping with our mission to enrich Central Florida’s cultural landscape, The Urban Think Foundation’s programs: Page 15 and Burrow Press work together to present the Seventh Annual High School Anthology.
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Funk Fest Orlando

April 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W Colonial Dr 
Orlando, FL 32808 United States + Google Map
$90 – $415

Good Music. Good People. Good Times. With classic hits by legendary artists like Frankie Beverly and Maze and the Ohio Players, to the sounds of contemporary music’s heavy hitters like Erykah Badu and Outkast, Funk Fest delivers an all-star line up that has the “old school,” “new school” and everyone in between jamming all night long.
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SATURDAY, APRIL 27

AIDS Walk Orlando

April 27 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Hope and Help, 707 Mendham Boulevard 
Orlando, FL 32825 United States + Google Map

AIDS WALK ORLANDO is a popular community event that promotes HIV education and free HIV screenings in a supportive atmosphere.
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Run for the Trees Jeannette Genius McKean Memorial 5k

April 27 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Showalter Field, 2525 Cady Way 
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States + Google Map
$33 – $40

Run for the Trees 5k run/walk is a unique point to point event. The last mile is on the tree-canopied, wilderness dirt road of Genius Drive. This privately owned glimpse of old Florida is opened to the public only once a year, for this event. All finishers receive a young tree! Event capacity is set at 1,800.
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Parramore Neighborhood Community Cleanup

April 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Jackson Community Center+ Google Map
FREE

Volunteers needed to take action in Parramore. Join the Carter Street Neighborhood Association and Orlando Union Rescue Mission to remove litter and debris from the neighborhood. All needed supplies will be provided.
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10th Annual Folk & Urban Art Festival

April 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642 W New England Ave 
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map
FREE

A one-day cultural celebration where art, music, and community intersect, with FREE fun for the whole family – local art and traditional crafts for sale, The 10th Annual Festival highlights emerging visual artists and their artwork; a full line-up of live entertainment including African drumming and storytelling, Cajun and Zydeco music by The Porch Dogs, a pottery wheel demonstration by Crealde’ artists, free children’s Aztec mask-making workshop and a parade, along with scrumptious food vendors.
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SODO Block Party

April 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sodo Shopping Plaza, South Orange Ave and Grant St 
Orlando, FL 32806 United States + Google Map
FREE

Looking for a day filled with fun and entertainment? The SODO Block Party is happening Saturday, April 27th! Some of the SoDo District’s finest will be with us from 10am-2pm. Come enjoy food trucks, bounce houses, games, and hanging with your neighbors! The best news is that this Block Party is FREE and open to the whole community.
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Tying Love with Q4Q x Macrame Momma

April 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Orlando Urban Trail Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
FREE

Orlando Queens! On 04/27/19 we will be teaming up with Victoria Walsh of Macrame Momma for a FREE community event. We will be “Tying Love” (literally) in our city. Victoria will lead the design but we will ban together and tye knots of love on the Dinky Bike Trail fence.
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.’3rd Florida Puerto Rican Parade

April 27 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pmDr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts+ Google MapFREE

The third Puerto Rican parade is here #Gasolinator! Get ready to party all day with the whole crew and family because this is an event for everyone! Fuel the cup with #Gasolina and let’s enjoy this the best way we can.
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Neighborhood Open House Happy Hour!

April 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
342 Cathcart Avenue, 342 Cathcart Avenue 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
FREE

COMING SOON! 342 Cathcart Avenue, a GORGEOUS 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath historic pool home, with a 1 bedroom, 1 bath cabana, which could be used as an office, in-law suite or Airbnb apt. This home has been beautifully updated, and is just steps away from Lake Eola in the heart of the Lake Eola Heights Historic District.
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Garden Party

April 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave 
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map
$50 – $100

The week closes with the Winter Park Paint Out Garden Party on Saturday, April 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Polasek Museum. At this ticketed event, guests can meet the artists, purchase their work, and see the entire exhibition of more than 200 paintings while enjoying excellent food and drinks.
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Science of Wine Fundraiser

April 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
$125

Sip, savor and support the mission of Orlando Science Center at the 9th annual Science of Wine presented by Southern Glazer’s Wine! Uncork your inner sommelier and scientist at one of Orlando’s most memorable food and wine events.
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The Imperial’s 10 Year Anniversary Party!

April 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Imperial at Washburn Imports, 1800 N Orange Ave 
Orlando, FL 32804 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us as we celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary! It’s been an amazing decade. Performing will be Sam Jaffe at 7pm, The Redcoats at 8:30 and then Shine and the Shakers from 10-midnight! Drink and food specials all night.
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Orlando Pride vs. Utah Royals FC

April 27 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pmOrlando City Stadium, 655 W Church St 
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map$21 – $119

Bleed purple.
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Dot & Bruce: Rubbed the Wrong Way Cabaret

April 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SAVOY Orlando, 1913 N Orange Ave 
Orlando, FL 32804 United States + Google Map
$10 – $15

Join entertainers Dot and Bruce on a musical journey through the world of things that annoy them. Featuring music by Robyn, Alan Menken, Whitney Houston, The Dresden Dolls and more!
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SUNDAY, APRIL 28

Made In Africa Pop Up Shop

April 28 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pmDance It Studio, 6028 S. Orange Avenue 
Orlando, 32809 United States + Google MapFREE

Hello Kings & Queens!!! Made In Africa Pop Up Shop is coming to your city for the first time and will be bringing you timeless, unique pieces straight from the Mother land.
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Barley and Vine’s 5th Birthday Bash

April 28 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Barley and Vine Biergarten, 2406 E Washington St 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Help us celebrate 5 awesome years at the Barley and Vine! Join us on Sunday, April 28, for our 5th Birthday Bash. Da Kine Poke will be setting up a whole hog roast for us on the patio, so come hungry. We’ve got live music! Patrick Hagerman and Geoff Cravero of Prison Wine will be opening for Shine & The Shakers.
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Mayhem On Mills IV: Mills Gets A Champ

April 28 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Will’s Pub, 1042 N Mills Ave 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map

Mayhem turns 1! That’s right. Mayhem was born last April and we’re throwing it a birthday bash to bash all birthdays this April. 6 matches, 2 bands, and 1 belt are all meeting in the Will’s Pub Parking Lot and everyone’s invited. Who will become the Mills Champ? Effy? Teddy Stigma? Troy Hollywood? We all find out on April 28.
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