Weekend Happenings: September 11 to 13

Find the best events in and around the city for the weekend.




Courtesy of UniversalOrlando.com

What do we love about living in Orlando? There is always so much to do. Here's what's happening this weekend.

Friday:

2nd Friday Art Stroll – Mount Dora – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Stroll the streets of downtown Mount Dora and browse the local art while you jive to the music and sample the hors d'oeuvres. For more info: mountdoracenterforthearts.org

The Marvelous Wonderettes – Winter Park Playhouse – 7:30 PM

This off-Broadway smash features hits from the 1950's as it tells the story of prom night for four girls dreaming to make it big. For more info: winterparkplayhouse.org

Friday & Saturday:

Nights of Joy – Magic Kingdom – Times Vary

Soak up the spirited sounds of a contemporary Christian-music festival featuring performances by superstars in Christian rock, pop and gospel. For more info: disneyworld.disney.go.com

Saturday:

TEDX Orlando – Garden Theatre – 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM

This event offers the Orlando community an opportunity to gather and share the excitement of big ideas worth spreading, and to celebrate technology, entertainment and design in Central Florida. For more info: gardentheatre.org

The Dinner Party Project One Year Anniversary Bash – Altamonte Springs – 6:30 PM

Celebrate a year of dining and mingling with The Dinner Party Project at their anniversary celebration bash! For more info: thedinnerpartyproject.co

Sunday:

20th Anniversary Party – Will's Pub – 2:00 PM

It's been twenty years of a rockin' good time at Will's Pub, and they're celebrating this momentous anniversary with Florida bands, beers, and festivities! For more info: willspub.org

All Weekend:

Rock The Universe – Universal Studios – Times Vary

An entire weekend of faith and fun at Universal Studios Orlando including Christian-music concerts headlined on Friday night by Switchfoot and on Saturday by Grammy Award-winning Casting Clowns. For more info: universalorlando.com

Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show – Orange County Convention Center – Times Vary

Turn your home-and-garden dreams into reality with help from thousands of square feet of exhibits featuring the latest in products and services. This show’s celebrity guest is Bravo TV’s Jeff Lewis of Flipping Out. Bring an ugly-kitchen photo and enter to win a makeover. For more info: orlandohomeandgardenshow.com

Maker Faire Orlando – Orlando Science Center – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Sat & Sun)

A community-organized, family-friendly celebration featuring local do-it-yourselfers active in science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music and more. People show others what they are making and share what they are learning. Participants range from scientists to garage tinkerers of all ages and backgrounds. For more info: makerfaireorlando.com

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