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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Becoming Dr. Ruth

January 10 – January 14
Orlando Shakes, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

By Mark st. Germain Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist. Few, however, know the incredible journey that preceded it.
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Lunch & Learn: Swanlando!

January 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 East Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$5 – $13

Learn about the history of Orlando’s famous swans as we travel back to a time when a new clutch of cygnets made front-page news and the most notorious murderer in Orlando was none other than Billy the Swan!
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Bartering and Beer: An Art / Books / Vinyl & Clothes Swap

January 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Nook on Robinson, 2432 E. Robinson St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map

For the first time ever The Nook will be hosting a bartering swap! Bring anything from art to records, used clothes to books or zines. Possibly trade some Christmas gifts that grandpa or grandma gave you that just doesn’t really doesn’t fit in to your ascetic.
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Wekiwa Springs State Park Bird Survey

January 11 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
Wekiva Island, 1014 Miami Springs Dr
Longwood, FL 32779 United States + Google MapF

Orange Audubon Society’s (OAS) bird surveys at Wekiwa Springs State Park welcome new birders. All you need to be willing to do is hike a few miles and listen for bird sounds and watch for movement. Wekiwa has an impressive diversity of habitats that makes for a diversity of birds.
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Florida4warriors Orlando Silkies Ruck

January 11 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wall St. Plaza, 25 Wall St.
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Dust off those silkies they have sat for a few months now, time to kick off 2020!!! The mission of the Silkies Ruck Hike is to bring veterans together in a environment where they are able to bond with other veterans and create a support network in order to prevent veteran suicide.
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Amateur Rib Contest

January 11 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ten 10 Brewing Company, 1010 Virginia Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us for the 5th Annual Ten10 Amateur Rib Contest to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank! Beer, Music, Ribs & Prizes!
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Gnarly Turns 8!

January 11 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Gnarly Barley
Various prices

Almost another year of Gnarly in the books, and we wouldn’t want to spend it any other way than with our wonderful friends and family that have kept this train rolling for EIGHT YEARS! The day will be full of rad beer, great food, awesome music, and all you beautiful people that help make this place so special!
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Orlando Beer Week Launch Party at Redlight!

January 11 @ 4:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Orlando Beer Week is a week marked to embrace and advocate our Orlando breweries, and the surrounding beer community! Join us Saturday, January 11th for the official Orlando Beer Week launch party at Redlight Redlight. This is the First Annual Orlando Beer Week, and a tremendous call for celebration!
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Live Drag Makeup Tutorial

January 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
LGBT+ Center Orlando, 946 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

A live drag queen tutorial, benefiting Mental Health Association of Central Florida and The LGBT+ Center Orlando!Mental Health Association of Central Florida is presenting a live drag queen makeup tutorial at The LGBT+ Center! (Drag queen doing the tutorial to be announced! Watch this space for updates!)Come for the chance to learn how to do drag makeup by a local drag queen, and have the chance to do the makeup yourself, and take photos afterward at a photo booth!
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January 11 @ 9:00 pm
The Falcon, 819 E. Washington Street, Suite 2
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Get ready to celebrate the birthday of the world’s most brilliant actor with a night of his greatest movies, drink specials and Nicolas Cage-inspired everything!
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Ford-ify the Arts – A Gallery Celebration

January 11 @ 10:30 pm
CityArts, 39 S. Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map

Mayor Buddy Dyer and Friends of Ford Kiene cordially invite you to Ford-ify the Arts ~ a gallery celebration! Join emcees Cari Coats and Pat Clarke for this artsy affair to support the renovations of the new courtyard at CityArts Orlando located in the iconic and historic Rogers Kiene building.
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Science on Screen®: The Bit Player

January 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enzian Theater, 1300 S Orlando Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States + Google Map

This screening is in partnership with Orlando Science Center as a community event for the Otronicon tech expo, which is held January 17-20, 2020 at OSC. Come early for the Otronicon Tech Brunch at 11 AM, where the Orlando Science Center will be having some science demonstrations and you can enjoy coffee and light pastries while supplies last!
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