Special Events

July 31-August 1 Artist Mary Engelbreit, the woman People magazine dubbed the Norman Rockwell for our times, will be one of the headliners at the giant craft show at the Orange County Convention Center. The event features top designers and industry experts, including Engelbreit, whose unmistakable illustration style is found on cards, calendars, dinnerware, fabric and on more than 100 books. Other designers include Emmy award winning home arts expert Terri Ouellette, known to her fans as “Terri O”; Marisa Pawelko, who specializes in thrifty projects that recycle ordinary household castoffs; and Donna Dewberry, a self-taught artist and creator of the One Stroke painting technique. The event includes hands-on experiences, new products, educational workshops and children’s crafting, for those interested in jewelry, beading, sewing, quilting and more. Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 for 1-day pass, $14 for 2-day pass, children under 10 free. Orange County Convention Center, West Concourse, 9800 International Dr. 201-835-1240. craftsupershow.com

July 9 The Central Florida Plein Air Artists and the B Side Artists will create artwork on the sidewalk, and the Affiliate Operation Music Collective will perform. Fine art for sale by some of the region’s emerging and accomplished artists. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. New Broad Street, Baldwin Park. 407-923-8085.

July 10-26 The festival, which includes puppetry from Spain, France, Canada and Mexico in five separate performances, is presented in conjunction with the Orlando Repertory Theatre’s Target Family Theatre Festival. Various times and prices. Loch Haven Park at the Orlando Shakespeare Center and the Orlando Repertory Theatre. 407-422-8911. ibexpuppetry.com
Edit Module
Want to read the whole issue? Download and read this issue and others on Magzter.

Add your comment:
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit ModuleShow Tags

Guides & Resources

Vacation Planner

Your next getaway is only a click away. Search our database for a great vacation experience.

2016 Premier Veterinarians

2016 Pet Resource Guide

Check out our searchable 2016 list of some of the best pet resources in the Orlando area.

Premier Realtors

Check out our 2016 searchable database of Orlando's premier realtors.

Orlando's Best Lawyers 2016

Our annual list includes hundreds of Orlando-area attorneys in dozens of areas of practice.

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2016

Our annual list featuring 224 of the area's finest dental professionals.

Guide to Private Schools 2016

Our searchable annual database will help you chart an educational course for your family.
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

MoreRecent Blog Posts

Culinary Delights at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Dino Roussia provides an insider’s look into the longest and most recognized food and wine events in the world at Walt Disney World’s Epcot.

Weekend Happenings in Orlando Oct 21 to 23

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

Moving Snap! Shots

Gallery owners Patrick and Holly Kahn offer powerful exhibits showcasing photographer Roger Ballen, as well as Pulse tribute images.

Weekend Happenings in Orlando Oct 14 to 16

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

A Celebration of Wildlife—and the Good Life

Thomasville, Georgia’s Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival features dozens of wildlife artists, fine dining, music, parties and a Southern-flavored Bird Dog Bash.
Edit Module