Weekend Happenings Feb 9-11

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


Art & Music in the Park – Casselberry – 6 p.m.

Artwork and live music in the park between Casselberry City Hall and Lake Concord just east of U.S. Highway 17-92. Food trucks and other vendors on site as well. For more info: casselberry.org

2nd Friday Art Splash – Mount Dora – 6 p.m.

An evening of art, music and hors d’oeuvres to showcase the work of regional artists, on display at several walking-distance venues. For more info: mountdoracenterforthearts.org


Foxtail's Farmhaus Grand Opening – Winter Park – 10 a.m.

The new space adjacent to the existing local Foxtail Coffee, is opening it's doors–one on the street and one in the courtyard–inviting coffee lovers to experience a whole new café. Stop by and try the deconstructed lattes or have a cup of joe brewed in a siphon, plus try the food and wine options. For more info: whatisthefarmhouse.com

Paddington's First Concert – Winter Park – 3:30 p.m.

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents the 2018 Outdoor Family Concert in honor of Della Phillips at the beautiful Winter Park Central Park. The program will feature musical selections perfect for the whole family with pre-concert activities (starting at 2 pm) such as instrument petting zoos, coloring stations and more. For more info: orlandophil.org

Beach Boys in Concert – Universal Studios – 8:30 p.m.

As part of Universal's Mardi Gras celebration, these Rock & Roll Hall of Famers take the stage for one night only. For more info: universalorlando.com


"Things Come Apart" Grand Opening – Orange County Regional History Center – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It's free admission and photographer Todd McLellan is present to explain how the exhibit was created at 11 a.m., and 1 & 3 p.m. For more info: facebook.com/events

Paws in the Park – Lake Eola – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pet lovers from all over Central Florida gather in beautiful downtown Orlando and walk to support the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. For more info: petallianceorlando.org

Indie-Folkfest – Mennello Museum – noon to 5 p.m.

This free one day festival plays host to local musicians, artists and crafters with food and more. For more info: menellomuseum.org/iff

​FSYO Spring Classics Concert – Edgewater High School  – 3 p.m.

Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras invite the community to hear FSYOs Overture Strings, Prelude, and Philharmonia orchestras perform a concert aiming to encourage audience appreciation for classical music and the profound effect it has on student development. For tickets and more info: fsyo.org

Multi-Day Events:

Winefest – Clermont – Fri to Sun

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards offers an opportunity to enjoy all the fruits of last year’s harvest. Local artists and crafters will display their work while guests listen to live music throughout the weekend. Complimentary winery tours and tastings are offered, and food, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase. For more info: lakeridgewinery.com

The Flick – Rollins College – Fri to Sun

As part of the Annie Russel Theatre Second Stage Series, this play is the story of three underpaid employees in a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, who mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35 millimeter film projectors in the state. For showtimes, tickets and more info: rollins.edu

Shakespeare in Love – Orlando Shakes – Fri to Sun

Based on the award-winning film, a young Will Shakespeare and his muse, Viola de Lesseps, who is driven to do anything to fulfill her dream of performing on stage, where no women are permitted. For showtimes, tickets, and more info: orlandoshakes.org

Love Your Shorts Film Festival – Sanford – Fri to Sun

Eighty short films from 10 countries will be screened at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center , and at this year’s workshops filmmakers can learn why Florida is a good place to make scary movies. For more info: facebook.com/events

Livestock Show & Osceola Country Fair – Kissimmee – Fri through Feb. 18

Fun for the whole family with food, games, rides, live entertainment and a special appearance by Thomas the Tank Engine on Sunday, Feb. 11 with special shows and meet & greet opportunities at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. For more info: osceolacountyfair.com

For a full lineup of the happenings around town this month check out On the Town, 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.sotolongo@orlandomagazine.com with your press release or event information.

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