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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 13 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, AUG 2-4

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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, AUGUST 2

Letters: Valencia Graphics Faculty, Staff, & Alumni Showcase

August 2 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Anita S. Wooten Gallery At Valencia College East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail 
Orlando, FL United States + Google Map
Various prices

“Letters, like all things well-designed, are just tiny parts of the whole. They are foundational elements of written and oral communication. These tiny symbols represent sounds, that when combined in a purposeful way create words, which when combined in a deliberate way communicate a message. They are visual, they are audible, they are meaningful, they are tools, and they are form. They are the art of communication.”
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Orlando Brewing’s 17th Anniversary

August 2 @ 1:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave 
Orlando, FL 32806 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Earlier this year, we celebrated 13 years of organic brewing. Now it’s time to celebrate 17 years of being an official Independent craft brewery! In 2004, we were the 5th Independent Craft Brewery to open in Florida, paving the way to more than 95 breweries. To mark this occasion, we will be serving Olde Pelican English Style Pale Al through our new hand-pump “beer engine” cask.
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Sore Loser: Works by Ashley Taylor

August 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Art Gallery at Mills Park, 1650 Mills Ave N 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
FREE

Sore losers. We all know one, or two, or too many. Artist Ashley Taylor puts in her two cents on the subject starting August 2 at the Mills Gallery with a series of eye-popping, jaw-dropping, and chin tapping images put to graphic print.
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Gilda Wabbit’s Big Gay Opera Show

August 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)
Footlight Theatre at the Parliament House, 410 N Orange Blossom Trl 
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
$20 – $30

Gilda Wabbit is bringing her Big Gay Opera Show on the road across the country and directly to the Footlight Theater with guest star and vocalist Darcel Stevens! A chanteuse who got her start on the stage and clubs of New York, Gilda Wabbit sparkled her way across the city in Sasha Velour’s “Nightgowns” , Bronx Opera’s “Le Nozze di Figaro”, and her previous one woman show “Open Season” before becoming a featured Playmate at Louisville’s Play Dance Bar.
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Cincinnati Chili Company with B.Nice Patio Bar on Friday

August 2 @ 8:00 pm – August 3 @ 1:00 am
B Nice Patio Bar, 151 E. Washington Street 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

This weekend Cincinnati Chili Company will be at B.Nice Patio Bar Friday August 2nd from 8 pm till 1 am, and Saturday August 3rd from 9 pm till 2 am. Come get some amazing food at this great bar!
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Movie Night at Leu – Mission Impossible: Fallout

August 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Harry P Leu Gardens, 1920 North Forest Avenue 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$6

Enjoy a movie outdoors. You may bring a dinner picnic basket and seating. Alcohol is permitted. This movie is rated PG13. Under 13 years of age requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Garden Admission: $6 adult, $3 child (4-17 years of age), Leu Members receive free admission, Membership Card and ID required. Admission is collected at the door. Major credit cards accepted.
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

Polaroid Portrait Pop Up!

August 3 @ 10:00 am – August 31 @ 3:00 pm

For the month of August, I’m going to be doing pop-ups around Orlando, where I set up a studio in a public place and make professional polaroid portraits. All portraits will take 3-5 minutes and you will leave with a photo in hand.
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The Ravenous Pig Summer Tiki Lunch

August 3 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
The Ravenous Pig, 565 W. Fairbanks Avenue 
Winter Park, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Varies

Hey Orlando, let’s embrace this crazy summer heat with a luau featuring some of our new Tiki drinks.  Reserve a table or walk in and enjoy drinks and traditional luau favorites (the traditional menu won’t be available).  Stick around after 3 and enjoy our awesome happy hour.  Check out the menus and options on our FB event page.
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Free Screening: Woodstock film

August 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Timucua Arts White House, 2000 South Summerlin Avenue 
Orlando, FL 32806 United States + Google Map
FREE

Days before its television premiere on PBS, join us for a special free preview screening of WOODSTOCK: THREE DAYS THAT DEFINED A GENERATION. With never-before-seen footage, the film tells the story of the political and social upheaval leading up to those three historic days, as well as the extraordinary events of the concert itself, when near disaster put the ideals of the counterculture to the test.
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Orlando City SC vs. FC Dallas

August 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Orlando City Stadium, 655 W Church St 
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
$20 – $241

Soccer, soccer, soccer.
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BurluXXXL: A Plus Size Show

August 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Venue, 511 Virginia Dr 
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$20

BurluXXXL: A Plus Size Show, a celebration of the curvy and thick talented performers from across the state! Burlesque, Drag, and variety acts from a glorious spectacle of jiggles, join us in celebrating the best in thicc-bodied performance art! Performances by: Veronica Paige Lady Jaimz Izzy A’Mon Rival Royale Penny Purloins Mx Bubblés Misty Rose Edith Meowt and hosted by Della-Kate Flower!
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SUNDAY, AUGUST 4

Summer Beach Bus

August 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Social House, 435 North Alafaya Trail 
Orlando, FL 32828 United States

The TD Beach Bus returns Sunday, August 4th! Bus leaves Social House at 11am to Coconuts Cocoa Beach and returns at 6pm. Alcoholic Beverages will be provided as always. $25 round trip.
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CTRL x Sktch – Redefine Sketch Party

August 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Redefine Art Gallery, 29 S Orange Ave 
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$5

Come draw with us at Redefine art gallery! New figure drawing / Sketch party for August at Redefine Gallery. Featuring, guest model Stevie Knickers. Coinciding with our current exhibit CTRL+X with artwork from Prentler & Dres13! Artists of all skill levels are welcome to join in this relaxed community, collaborative, creative drawing session. Bring your sketching/ art materials, collaborate, share ideas, sell, buy, or swap drawings.
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