Weekend Happenings July 14 to 16

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



Family enjoying Bok Tower Gardens.

Courtesy of: VisitCentralFlorida.org

Friday:

Art & Music in the Park – Casselberry – 6 pm

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

TRAP Karaoke – Venue 578 – 8 pm

A new take on an old favorite past-time, TRAP Karaoke is about personal empowerment, cultural participation, cherished moments, community and creating a safe space for human connection. For tickets and more info: Facebook Event

Saturday:

Women's Flat Track Roller Derby – DeLand – 4:30 pm

Cheer on the Thunder City Derby Sirens and Orlando Roller Derby as they compete for the win! This all age event is a fun way to expose the family to an action-packed female sport. Fun will occur at Rink DeLand, 1779 N Spring Ave. Food truck with beer and wine onsite! Children under the age of 12 are free with paid adult; tickets are $8 each at the door. For more info: DerbySirens.com

Family Day at the Art & History Museum Maitland! – Maitland – 11 am - 4 pm

Be inspired by their new exhibit, Selections from the Permanent Collection, and color your heart out! There will be free coloring books provided for each child, coloring stations around campus and complimentary admission to the Maitland Art Center. Free for the entire family! For more info: artandhistory.org

Bring Your Honey to Happy Hour at Bok Tower Gardens – Lake Wales – 6 pm

Stop by the Tower & Garden gift shop and expand your summer cocktail recipes with Fiddler's Ridge Honey Wine. Sample a trio of signature concoctions and take home a complimentary recipe card. Pro Tip: Buy two large bottles and receive a free small bottle! Included with general admission, ,free to concert ticket holders or members. For more info: Bok Tower Gardens Facebook

Ballet on the Big Screen at the Enzian: A Midsummer Night's Dream – Maitland – 11 am

In partnership with the Orlando Ballet, you can see the epic dance on screen. One of George Balanchine's rare narrative ballets, A Midsummer Night's Dream is entering the Paris Opera Ballet's repertoire. The sets and costumes for this production have been designed by another magician of the stage, Christian Lacroix.  Matinee tickets, $9 each. For more info: Enzian.org

Sunday:

"Dear Bette" - A Tribute to Bette Midler at The Abbey! – Downtown Orlando– 8 pm

Pay tribute to one of the world's most known artists, Bette Midler. Jennica McCleary plays the headliner and has been doing so for almost a decade, so you really don't want to miss it! General admission is $20, VIP Tickets are $35 each and include reserved table seating and a glass of wine. For more info and tickets: TicketFly.com

Bach Festival Choir Performs Mozart's Requiem – Winter Park – 3 - 4:30 pm

This summer, the Bach Festival Choir will hold a "Summer Sing" event, bringing together over 100 singers! Everyone with a passion for singing is invited to join the choir for Mozart's Requiem. There is no audition necessary, and registration to participate is free. Join the fun at the Tiedtke Concert Hall at Rollins College. Free. For more info: BachFestivalFlorida.corg

Multi-Day Events:

"Honey from my Failures" – Historic Downtown Sanford – 6 - 9 pm

Coinciding with the Sanford Art Walk, MK Shaw has a new body of work as a guest artist at Gallery on First. The artist was inspired by the words of poet Antonio Machado, and result is a body of work that depict bees and honeycombs in mixed media paintings. Available from July 15 - August 6, 2017. Admission is free. For more info:  Facebook Event Page

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.

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