Weekend Happenings July 28 to 30

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



Friday:

Movies at The Mennello: Finding Vivian Maier – Mennello Museum of American Art – 6 to 8 pm

Enjoy perusing the gallery during extended hours from 4:30 to 6 pm followed by a screening of the documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny in 60-70s New York and Chicago who, unbeknownst to many, had a secret passion for photography. For tickets and more info: facebook.com/events/1356890221064358

Boxeo Telemundo Ford Championship Boxing – Osceola Heritage Park – 7 pm

Jose "Chiquiro" Martinez will take on David "Severo" Carmona in the Boxeo Telemundo Ford' Summer Series Grand Finale. For more tickets and more info: ohpark.com

Saturday:

Summer Music Series – Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards – 1 to 4 pm

Take a complimentary winery tour, then spend the afternoon listening to live music as a different band performs on the outdoor stage each Saturday. Food and drink are available for purchase. Free. For more info: lakeridgewinery.com

Music in the Library: Gary Mottola – Orlando Public Library – 2 to 3 pm

Musician Gary Mottola will delight audiences with his smooth harmonica skills in this free show. For more info: ocls.info

A Night with Legacy!  – Longwood – 7 pm

Legacy!, CFCArts' vocal ambassador group will perform in concert one night only at Longwood Hills Congregational Church, featuring a selection of solos, duets, and ensembles of their most popular standards. For tickets and more info: cfcarts.com

Sunday:

Back to School Bash – Maitland – 11 am to 2 pm

As a part of the MicheLee Puppets' Sunday Family Fun Days, this week will have extreme health challenges, an indoor picnic provided by the Maitland Men's Club, and the first 100 students to arrive will receive a backpack with supplies, provided by the Maitland Civic Center Board of Directors. Reservations recommended. For more info: micheleepuppets.org

Anthology String Quartet – Casa Feliz – noon to 2 pm

Music at the Casa presents this unique Orlando-based quartet incorporating bass, guitar, and vocals all incorporated into the traditional string quartet. For more info: casafeliz.us

Indoor Acoustic Folk Concert – Winter Park Public Library – 2 pm

Help preserve to art of folk music by attending this free indoor concert featuring the music of Brian Smalley with opening act Deserie & Jim. For more info: cffolk.org

Multi-Day Events:

Saint Joan – Fred Stone Theatre Rollins College – Fri to Sun 8 pm

See Bernard Shaw's complex and compelling drama based on the rise and fall of Joan of Arc, directed by Jeremy Seghers. For tickets and more info: eventbrite.com

Seaworld's Electric Ocean – Seaworld Orlando – Fri to Sun

Nightly festivities in the theme park include a high-energy Shamu show, DJ music with live performers, and fireworks. Included with regular park admission. For more info: seaworldparks.com

Knight Lights – Legoland – Fri to Sun

Park guests can stay into the evening to watch Legoland’s weekend-only summertime fireworks display, which features extended park hours, special Lego light displays, opportunities to build with blocks alongside Master Model Builders, and meet-and-greet opportunities with one of the heroes of Lego Nexo Knights. Plus, on the Fourth of July, there’s a themed fireworks show over Lake Eloise and a special patriotic show. Included in park admission. For more info: florida.legoland.com

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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