Weekend Happenings Aug 25 to 27

Know what's happening in and around Orlando for the weekend.



STK Orlando is one of 90 restaurants participating in Magical Dining this year, from Aug. 25-Oct. 1.

Robert Gonzalez

Friday:

Movies at the Mennello: Station to Station – Mennello Museum of American Art – 6 pm

Enjoy extended gallery hours from 4:3o to 6 pm, with a showing of Station to Station–a high-speed road trip through modern ideas–to follow. For tickets and more info: facebook.com/events/343858319369624

Credo After Hours: The Barista Edition – College Park – 7 to 10 pm

The baristas of Downtown Credo's College Park location invite you to a night of musical performances and art showcases. Free admission. For more info: facebook.com/events/1449221268492098

Yoga Under the Stars – Orlando Brewing – 7:30 to 10:30 pm

Unwind from the week with yoga under the stars and relax afterwards with a free pint of beer. Dog Haus Hotdogs will be on site and live music by The Anthologists starts at 9 pm. For tickets and more info: orlandobrewing.com

Saturday:

Ultimate Cars and Coffee – Ace Cafe Orlando – 10 am

Greet the day and get your caffeine fix at this free car show hosted by Ultimate Auto who specializes in custom cars and exotics. For more info: acecafeusa.com

Lifehouse & Switchfoot – Orlando Amphiteatre – 7 pm

It's the Looking for Summer Tour, and for the first time, Lifehouse & Switchfoot perform on the same stage at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. For tickets and more info: orlandoamphitheater.com

Hooch Mayweather V. McGregor Fight Watch Party – Wall St. Plaza – 8 pm

Watch the exciting fight happen at Hooch on Wall St. and enjoy your first two drinks on the house with the price of admission. For tickets and more info: eventbrite.com

Sunday:

Sunday Family Fun Day – Maitland – 11 am to 2 pm

Banjo pickin’ guest artist David Stephens of All Hands Productions joins MicheLee Puppets at Venue on the Lake at Lake Lily for an interactive and educational afternoon with  his award-winning “Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff” all the way from Georgia. For more info: micheleepuppets.org/family-fun-days

Indoor Acoustic Folk Concert – Winter Park – 2 pm

Promoting and preserving folk music, Central Florida Folk brings you Roy Schneider with Sandy & Sharon's Porch Revue Opening performing live at Winter Park Library. For more info: cffolk.org

Multi-Day Events:

Florida Festival of New Musicals – Winter Park Playhouse – Fri to Sun, Times Vary

Winter Park Playhouse inaugurates a festival dedicated to new musicals, designed to foster the development of new works, writers and composers. The four-day event showcases six never-before-produced musicals; the first act of each is fully read and sung, concert-style, without staging, by professional actors and musicians. For tickets and more info: winterparkplayhouse.org

Titanic the Musical: In Concert – CFCArts – Fri 7:30 pm, Sat 2 & 7:30 pm

Central Florida Community Arts presents the Tony Award-winning “Titanic The Musical: In Concert,” featuring music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and a book by Peter Stone. This performance will be held at Calvary Assembly, 1199 Clay St, Winter Park, FL 32789. For tickets and more info: cfcarts.com/titanic

Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month Preview Week Begins – Locations Vary 

Satisfy your cravings for haute cuisine at reasonable prices during this five-week culinary promotion of the region’s best dining. More than 70 of Central Florida’s top restaurants feature three-course, prix fixe dinners for $35 each, with a dollar from each meal donated to a local charity. 407-363-5872. For more info: visitorlando.com/magicaldining

For a full lineup of the happenings around town this month, check out our online calendar, pick up the magazine on newsstands, subscribe, or pick up your digital copy today. Prefer to get your news in smaller bites? Sign up to receive our e-newsletter, CityScene delivered straight to your inbox.

Want to see your event listed in the Weekend Happenings? Contact Rita at rita.barnes@orlandomagazine.com with your press release or event information.

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