Weekend Happenings in Orlando Oct 21 to 23

Find out what's happening in and around Orlando this weekend.



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Friday:

Metamorphoses – CFCArts Blackbox Theater – 7:30 pm

Cach the opening night performance of this retelling of ancient stories based on Ovid's Metamorphoses of gods and fortunes both good and bad. Show runs on select nights through Nov 6. For tickets and more info: cfcarts.com/metamorphoses/

Totally '80s Halloween Costume Party – The Abbey – 8 pm

A totally rad, shoulder-padded costume party in downtown Orlando, with dancing to the best music of the 1980s. For more info:  abbeyorlando.com

Saturday:

All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience – Camping World Stadium – 9:30 to 11:30 am

Hosted by Heisman Trophy winner and former Florida State University star Charlie Ward, fathers and their children are invited to a morning of activities aimed at strengthening familial relationships and bonding. For more info: campingworldstadium.com

Corvette Classic Car Show – Winter Park Village – 11 am to 2 pm

Cruise through the years as the Corvette Club of Orlando presents a generation of one of America’s ultimate sports cars, the Corvette. For more info: shopwinterparkvillage.net

Great American Songbook – Bob Carr Theater – 2 & 8 pm

the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will be joined by audience favorite Albert George Schram as conductor for Great American Songbook, the first concert in their Pops Series. For more tickets and more info: orlandophil.org

Sunday:

Sunday in the Park – Crane's Roost Park – 2pm

Enjoy this multi-generational family festival featuring food, fun and a Beatles tribute band, The British Invasion. All proceeds benefit Orlando’s elder community. For more info: jewishpavilion.org/special-events

Multi-Day Events:

Maker Faire Orlando – Central Florida Fairgrounds – Sat 10 am to 7pm; Sun 10 am to 5 pm

Now in its fifth year, this event presents do-it-yourselfers working on art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music and other hands-on activities. Hands-on workshops are offered.  For tickets and more info: makerfaireorlando.com 

Zoo Boo Bash – Ventral Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens – Sat-Sun 9 am to 3 pm

The Central Florida Zoo invites children to wear costumes, get their faces painted and collect treats while learning about animals in the wild. Most activities included in zoo admission. For more info: centralfloridazoo.org

Dying City – Annie Russell Theater – Fri & Sat 8 pm; Sun 2 & 8 pm

This student-produced and student-directed production discusses the various stages of PTSD and how it can transform life into something you never expected it to be. The show is free and open to the public. For more info: rollins.edu/annie-russell-theatre

Puccini, Moravec & Saint-Saëns – Knowles Memorial Chapel – Sat 7:30 pm; Sun 3 pm

Kick off the Bach Festival Society's 2016-17 choral season with this concert of classics. For tickets and more info: bachfestivalflorida.org

For a full lineup of the happenings around town this month, check out our On The Town or the Halloween Happenings, 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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