Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend, including streaming events that you can take advantage of in the safety of your home. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” on our main menu.

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Lunch & Learn: Lue Gim Gong, The Citrus Wizard

Noon-1 p.m.
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$8 – $13

Born in China in 1857, Lue Gim Gong moved to DeLand in the 1880s and quickly became known as the “Citrus Wizard.” Learn more about his fascinating career in agriculture and how he changed the Florida citrus industry forever. This presentation is offered as both an in-person and online program.
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International Mermaid Day Paddle

9 a.m.
Lake Ivanhoe Boat Ramp, 344 Northeast Ivanhoe Blvd
Orlando, FL 32804 United States

Let your inner mermaid or merman free and enjoy a sunset paddle on the water. Create a mermaid costume and join the paddle parade. Join us for our 3rd Annual International Mermaid Day paddle benefitting The Save the Manatee Club. We are proud to be Certified Guardian Guides and support this amazing organization in its efforts to conserve and protect these “real mermaids” that call Florida home.
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Baby Owl Shower

10 a.m.-noon
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, 1101 Audubon Way
Maitland, FL 32751 United States + Google Map
By donation

Join us from 10am-12pm for a special morning of activities including special meet and greets from Center bird ambassadors, conservation-themed activities, crafts and more. Admission is free in lieu of a gift from the Center’s Wish list. We look forward to seeing you in person!
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2022 Women on the Rise Conference & Empowerment Expo

10 a.m.
Canvas Event Venue, 1401 Florida Mall Avenue
Orlando, FL 32809 United States

It’s that time again Ladies…Get Ready for the 2022 Women on the Rise Conference and Empowerment Expo powered by our Local Ford Dealers. We invite you to attend the 2022 Women On The Rise Conference and Empowerment Expo powered by our Local Ford Dealers. The theme for this year’s conference is “Release to Rise”.
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FAVO May Makers Market

4-9 p.m.

Over 20 outdoor artists and makers offering Central Florida’s best and most unique items. Plus, food trucks and tents and live entertainment. FREE to attend.
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Rockin’ Robinson

4-10 p.m.
The Milk District, 2424 E Robinson St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$22 – $39

An all-out music festival celebrating and benefiting The Milk District! The Milk District Main Street is proud to announce the return of Rockin Robinson, an Orlando-centric music festival celebrating artists of all types and genres. Central Florida music lovers will converge at Robinson Street venues for a day of live music, dancing, and local vendors.

Bungalower Buddy Keyholders can get a free cocktail at the Bungalower tent when they show their keychains.
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Derby on Park | Kentucky Derby Party

4:30 p.m.
Winter Park Event Center, 1050 W Morse Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Join Orlando’s Best Derby Party – Winter Park Style!   As a guest at Derby on Park, you enjoy 4-hours of fun at the ultimate Kentucky Derby viewing experience with two massive drop-down screens TVs.
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Virginia Drive Live

5 p.m.
Virginia Drive, Ivanhoe Village

Enjoy music, food, and local vendors as you stroll Virginia Drive from Mills to Orange! Purchase a wristband for $5 at Ten 10 Brewing or The Yard at Ivanhoe to take advantage of specials at participating bars, restaurants, and businesses! Sponsored by Sunnyside!
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POP! Exhibition Opening

5:30 p.m.
College Park Gallery, 2300 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL 32804 United States + Google Map

College Park Gallery is proud to announce its upcoming 6-week exhibition “POP!” opening on Saturday, MAY 7, 2022, 5:30 – 8:30 pm. This show features Central Florida’s most talented Pop & Graffiti Artists. Please join us for a cocktail reception at the opening of this gallery show. Complimentary beer and wine will be served.
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Mother’s Day

9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Harry P Leu Gardens, 1920 N Forest Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map

Stroll the winding pathways and discover all the various gardens including our amazing butterfly garden! Moms receive free admission on this very special day. Picnics and blankets are not allowed in the gardens.
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Mother’s Day Brunch featuring Funny Face

10:30 a.m.
Enzian Theater, 1300 S Orlando Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States + Google Map
$99 – $290

This Mother’s Day, celebrate with an elegant Sunday brunch and film at Enzian. Enjoy live music in the theater while you savor our buffet spread, then sit back, relax, and enjoy a special screening of the classic 1957 film, Funny Face.
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Jane’s Walk Orlando: The APGD

2-3 p.m.
Audubon Park Garden District Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map

Jane’s Walk Orlando is part of the annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations, inspired by city activist and author Jane Jacobs. Here in the APGD our walk will focus on the community’s sustainability efforts including a look at our bird murals; a behind-the-curtain peek at bringing adaptive reuses to life, and information about our designation as a certified wildlife habitat community.
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Mother’s Day Karaoke at Burton’s!

3-6 p.m.
Burton’s Thornton Park, 801 East Washington Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Calling all the mamas. All the baby’s mamas’ mamas. Mamas, mamas, baby mamas’ mamas. Folks that can’t spend the day with their mamas for whatever reason, mamas. Step mamas. Grand mamas. Papa mamas. All. The. Mamas.
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