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17TH ANNUAL EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
Through Nov. 12 Guests can taste their way around the world with wine seminars, international tapas kiosks, cooking demonstrations and more. Also, daily Eat to the Beat! pop concerts. Included with park admission; some events have additional fees. Epcot at Walt Disney World. 407-824-4321. disneyworld.disney.go.com/special-events
COME OUT WITH PRIDE ORLANDO
Oct. 1-7 Colorful and friendly, this LGBT celebration will feature a film festival and comedy night and culminates with Pride Day on Saturday from noon-9 p.m. with music, fireworks and a parade at 4 p.m. along East Central Blvd. Lake Eola. comeoutwithpride.com
OKTOBERFEST AT CELEBRATION
Oct. 5-6 Honor Old-World German traditions: yodeling singalongs, hayrides, pumpkin painting and live music. Leaves fall daily at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m. Free. Celebration Town Center, Celebration. 407-566-4007. celebration towncenter.com
ORLANDO FALL HOME SHOW
Oct. 5-7 Instructional how-to seminars, cooking demonstrations, giveaways and hundreds of exhibits with the industry’s hottest products and services for the home, indoors and out. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $5-$10, children under 12 are free. Orange County Convention Center, North Hall B. orlandofallshow.com
SEMINOLE COUNTY GARDENING EXPO
Oct. 6 Speakers include Disney horticulturist Eric Darden, author and TV/radio celebrity Tom MacCubbin and Leu Gardens’ director Robert Bowden. Gardening clinics focusing on a variety of topics will run throughout the day. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 250 W. County Home Road, Sanford. 407-665-5550. seminole countymastergardeners.org
LAKERIDGE WINERY VINTAGE VENTURE CAR SHOW
Oct. 6-7 This outdoor event features vintage automobiles as well as 1950s and ’60s music by Marc Clermont, Johnny DeRose and The Ladyz & The Boyz. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food will be available for purchase, along with complimentary winery tours and wine tasting. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $2 donation for Mustard Seed of Central Florida. Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, 19239 U.S. 27 North, Clermont. 1-800-768-WINE. lakeridgewinery.com
SOUTHERN WOMEN’S SHOW
Oct. 11-14 This show features health and cooking exhibits, a fashion show, speakers, vendors, makeup tips and more. Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-$13. Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, North Concourse, North Building, Hall A. 800-849-0248. southernshows.com
Oct. 12 Discovery Channel’s series is now on tour. “MythBusters: Behind the Myths,” presents a fantastical evening of onstage experiments with audience participation. 8 p.m. $33-$148 plus fees. UCF Arena, Gemini Blvd. North, Building 50. ucfarena.com, ticket master.com
WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN FOOD AND WINE CLASSIC
Oct. 12-13 The third annual event offers beverage seminars and a culinary festival with live music and tastings from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and lounges. $35-$75. Food and wine samplings can be purchased a la carte on the day of the event. 407-934-4000. swandolphinfoodandwineclassic.com
LATIN FOOD AND WINE—SAVOR THE NIGHT
Oct. 12-13 The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s fundraising event includes entertainment and a silent auction amid a culinary festival. Friday 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday 4-10 p.m. Cranes Roost Plaza, Altamonte Springs. latinfoodandwine.com
Oct. 12-13 A two-day festival with live music by Europa, as well as alpine dancing, root beer, a real beer garden and games for kids. Friday 6-10 p.m. Saturday 5-10 p.m. Free. Avalon Park, Avalon Park East Blvd., 5 miles south of the 408 Expressway on Alafaya Trail. 407-658-6565. avalonpark.com
Oct. 12-14 This free event features an air stunt show, bike shows, a donut-eating contest and live music by Marshall Tucker Band, Molly Hatchet and Confederate Railroad. Friday 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fort Mellon Park on the Waterfront, W. Seminole Blvd., Sanford. 407-322-2212. sanfordchamber.com, sanfordbikefest.com
SESAME STREET LIVE—ELMO MAKES MUSIC
Oct. 9-10 Follow the adventures of Jenny, a new music teacher, as she arrives on Sesame Street only to discover that her instruments are missing. Jenny’s new Muppet friends come to the rescue and discover “instruments” they never knew existed. Tuesday 7 p.m., Wednesday 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. $21.45-$42.95. Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St. ticketmaster.com
JAZZ’N BLUES STROLL
Oct. 13 Beautiful Bobby Blackmon, Robert Harris and Thom Chambers perform in the 50-acre Leu botanical gardens. Coffee and desserts will be available for purchase. Free offsite parking and shuttles available at Blue Jacket Park off General Rees Avenue from 6-10:30 pm. The Stroll is 7-10 p.m. $17 plus tax for tickets purchased in advance, $13 plus tax for Leu Gardens members, $21 on the day of the event. Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. 407-246-2620. leugardens.org
HARRIETT’S PARK AVENUE FASHION WEEK
Oct. 13-20 Trunk shows, designer meet-and-greets and more. The runway show and grand finale fashion show on Oct. 20 take place in Central Park’s West Meadow. Tickets are available online. Park Avenue and Hannibal Square. 407-644-8281. parkavenue fashionweek.com
UPSTANDERS FAMILY DAY
Oct. 14 The UpStanders: Stand Up To Bullying initiative is part of the free services provided by the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center to Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. Lake Eola. 407-628-0555. holocaustedu.org
ANNUAL TASTE OF MAITLAND
Oct. 15 The 15th annual event will feature more than 40 restaurants, products and music. 5:30-8 p.m. $20-$25. Lake Lily, Maitland. 407-644-0741. facebook .com/maitlandfloridachamber
TASTE OF THORNTON PARK
Oct. 18 The 11th annual food and wine tasting event features a steel drum band and area restaurants offering tastings of food and drink. 6-9 p.m. $30-40. Thornton Park at the fountain on Washington Street at Hyer Avenue. 407-316-8640. thorntonpark.org
Oct. 18-21 Bike enthusiasts will find festivals, rides, expos, live music, even action on the track of the Daytona International Speedway at this festival happening throughout Daytona Beach including Riverfront Park and Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. 866-296-8970. biketoberfest.org
COLLEGE PARK JAZZFEST
Oct. 20 This street party features three stages with live entertainment including Miss Jackie Jones and the UCF Jazz Ensemble. 6-11 p.m. $5 donation per person is requested. Edgewater Drive between Smith and Clayton streets. 407-579-8228. collegepark partnership.com
DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
Oct. 20 The Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival attracts recreational and competitive teams from all over North America and has been the catalyst for many new team start-ups in the Orlando area. Friday night racing is Oct. 19 from 6-9 p.m. Regular hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Disney West Side. 416-962-8899. gwndragonboat.com
JULIE’S WATERFRONT SKI SHOW
Oct. 21 The show will include barefooting, pyramids, hang gliding and trick skiing. 3 p.m. Free. Julie’s Waterfront Family Restaurant, 4201 S. Orange Ave. 407-240-2557. orlandowaterskishow.wordpress.com
FESTIVAL OF MAGIC
Oct. 25-31 See Live Magic presents this third annual event, including seven evenings of live, closeup magic and entertainment performed by certified magicians at eight different venues around town. Call for locations, ticket prices and reservations, or email: email@example.com. 877-567-8921. seelivemagic.com
CENTRAL FLORIDA VEG FEST
Oct. 27 Become veg-ified while you listen to speakers, enjoy food demos and shop vendors. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Orlando Festival Park, 2911 E. Robinson Street near Orlando Executive Airport and Fashion Square Mall. 321-331-1859. cfvegfest.org
800-411-PAIN FESTIVAL CALLE ORANGE
Oct. 28 Ten blocks of downtown Orlando will be closed for the festivities, which include five stages of live music, a Hispanic street festival, and foods from various countries. 11 a.m-8 p.m. $15 for ages 10 and older. 10 and under free. Downtown Orlando. 407-381-5310. renesproductions.com
EVERMORE BATTLE OF THE BANDS
October-December Central Florida’s top artists will compete for a wide range of prizes tallying more than $25,000. Preliminary rounds take place October 3, 10, 17 & 24. Semi-finals take place Oct. 20 and Nov. 17. Finals take place Dec. 7. 7 p.m.-midnight. $5-$8. Club 57, 57 W. Pine St. 877-440-7211. evermorebattle.com, orlandobands.com
Oct. 3 The rocker with the bluesy voice is joined by special guest Dave Mason. 6 p.m. Picnic on the Patio (weather permitting), show 8 p.m. $49.50-$89.50. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. 321-242-2219. kingcenter.com
Oct. 3 Pretty Lights will bring The Illumination Tour— and Derek Vincent Smith’s own version of electronica—to Orlando. 8 p.m. $39.50 and up. UCF Arena, Gemini Blvd. North, Building 50. ucfarena.com, ticketmaster.com
THE SOCIAL / THE BEACHAM
54 and 46 N. Orange Ave. 407-246-1419. thesocial.org, thebeacham.com/live
Oct. 5: Bombay Bicycle Club 9 p.m. $17-$20.
Oct. 6: The Riverboat Gamblers 8 p.m. $10-$12.
Oct. 7: Emilie Autumn 7 p.m. $17-$20.
Oct. 10: Langhorne Slim & The Law 8 p.m. $10-$12.
Oct. 11: Peaches DJ Extravaganza 11 p.m. $15.
Oct. 16: Swans 8 p.m. $20-$25.
Oct. 23: Minus The Bear 8 p.m. $22-$35.
Oct. 27: Pennywise 6 p.m. $23.50-$25.
Nov. 1: Motion City Soundtrack 7 p.m. $20-$28.
WINTER GARDEN MUSICFEST
Oct. 5-7 A free three-day music celebration showcasing a diverse collection of Central Florida musicians. Plant Street in historic downtown Winter Garden. wintergardenmusicfest.com
THE PLAZA LIVE ORLANDO
The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave. 407-228-1220.
Oct. 5: Renaissance 7 p.m. $29.50.
Oct. 6: Rock for Hunger Fest 6 with
Victor Wooten 5:30 p.m. $25.
Oct. 12: Keiko Matsui 7 p.m. $30.
Oct. 13: Florida Pole & Aerial Arts Showcase
6 p.m. $45.
Oct. 19: Ani DiFranco 8 p.m. $25 and up.
Oct. 23: Pierce the Veil 6:30 p.m. $15.
Oct. 24: Shpongle 8 p.m. $20.
Oct. 25: Arturo Sandoval 7 p.m. $25.
Nov. 7: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 7 p.m. $17.
HOUSE OF BLUES
Downtown Disney, Lake Buena Vista. 407-934-2583. houseofblues.com
Oct. 8: Gotye 8 p.m. $55-$58.
Oct. 10: Andrew Bird with Here We Go Magic
8 p.m. $30-$33.
Oct. 13: Olga Tañón 9:30 p.m. $45-$48.
Oct. 14: Nightwish with Kamelot 7 p.m. $35.50-$38.
Oct. 15: Band of Horses 8 p.m. $27-$29.
Oct. 20: The Temper Trap with
The Neighbourhood 8:30 p.m. $25-$28.
Oct. 22: Passion Pit 8 p.m. $25-$27.50
Oct. 25: Awolnation with Imagine Dragons
and Zeale 8 p.m. $22-$25.
Oct. 28: The AP Tour with Miss May I and
The Ghost Inside 5:30 p.m. $17-$19.
Nov 3: Blackberry Smoke 8:30 p.m. $17.50-$20.
Nov 5: Inked Magazine Music Tour 7 p.m. $18-$20.
CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE CONCERT SERIES
Oct. 12 AC/DC, Back in Black. Studio musicians and vocalists perform albums cut for cut and note for note. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $24.50. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. 321-242-2219. kingcenter.com
HARD ROCK LIVE
Universal Studios CityWalk. 407-351-5483.
Oct. 1: Fiona Apple 8 p.m. $38.50-$75.50.
Oct. 20: Dance, Dream, Inspire 8 p.m. $37.
Nov. 1: The Script 8 p.m. $31-$51.
Nov. 9: Primus 8 p.m. $35.50-$65.
Nov. 10-11: Weezer 8 p.m. $49.50 and up.
Oct. 23 Raitt, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, is back with songs from her 19th album, Slipstream. With special guest Maia Sharp. 6 p.m. Picnic on the Patio (weather permitting), show 8 p.m. $40-$75.50. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. 321-242-2219. kingcenter.com
Oct. 26 Johnny Van Zant and the band deliver their brand of Southern-style rock to Central Florida. Special guest is bass player Johnny Colt. 7:30 p.m. $25 and up. UCF Arena, Gemini Blvd. North, Building 50. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com
ZAC BROWN BAND
Oct. 27 Known for dynamic live shows, the country band from Georgia’s second studio album, You Get What You Give, features guest appearances by Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett. 7 p.m. $27.50-$147. Amway Center, 400 W. Church St. 800-745-3000.
Oct. 28 The Georgia folk and blues songbird performs live. Special guest is Too Many Smiths, from Ocala. 2:30 p.m., jam session 5 p.m. (bring an instrument). $12. Villa ConRoy, 1521 W. Ivanhoe Blvd. 407-679-6426. cffolk.org
Nov. 2 Take a journey through the varying styles of Celtic and Irish music, from standards such as “Lagan Love” and “Maid of Culmore” to more contemporary Irish songs. 7:30 p.m. $42.50-$75. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. 321-242-2219. kingcenter.com
Nov. 3 The multi-talented sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock after storming the charts in the 1970s with hits like “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man” and “Barracuda.” 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39.50 plus fees. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. 321-242-2219. kingcenter.com
Nov. 3 On this tour the band will perform their iconic 1973 double album, Quadrophenia, in its entirety. 7:30 p.m. $39.50 and up. Amway Center, 400 W. Church St. 800-745-3000. amwaycenter.com, ticketmaster.com
Nov. 8 Thirty-seven million albums, two Grammy Awards, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. See what the fuss is all about. 6 p.m. Picnic on the Patio (weather permitting), show 8 p.m. $39.50-$79.50. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. 321-242-2219. kingcenter.com
BACH FESTIVAL SOCIETY
Knowles Memorial Chapel, Rollins College campus, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. 407-646-2182.
Fête at Feliz
Oct. 4 Enjoy an evening of music, food and wine. Tour Casa Feliz and bid on silent auction items. $40-$70.
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Oct. 11 Galbraith has spent his career working to expand the limits of the guitar. Tiedtke Concert Hall. 8 p.m. $35-$50.
Oct. 27-28 Take a journey through choral works by some of the world’s greatest living composers as they explore themes of peace and light. Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m. $25-$55. Knowles Memorial Chapel.
Nov. 4 This acclaimed quartet presents works by Stravinsky and Bartók, as well as its own original music. 3 p.m. $35-$50. Tiedtke Concert Hall.
THE FESTIVAL SINGERS OF FLORIDA
Oct. 6 The Florida-based vocal music organization presents its fall concert. 7:30 p.m. $10, $8 for seniors/students. Winter Park Presbyterian Church, 400 S. Lakemont Ave., Winter Park. 850-591-7734. fsof.org
ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Tickets are $16-$82. Performances take place at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St., unless otherwise noted. 407-770-0071.
Oct. 13 Alli Mauzey and Nicole Parker perform selections from the Tony Award-winning musical, along with favorites from Chicago, Ragtime, Phantom of the Opera and more. 2 and 8 p.m.
A Star-Spangled Birthday Concert
Oct. 20 It’s the Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP)’s 10th birthday, and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s 20th. Come celebrate with an outdoor concert with food trucks and activities for kids and adults. The concert features Mr. Richard and the Pound Hounds, the Orlando Philharmonic and The REP Power Chords. 6-9 p.m. Free. Loch Haven Park (across from the REP), 1001 E. Princeton St. orlandophil.org
Focus Series: Joseph Haydn: Mad Scientist
Oct. 22 Dirk Meyer is guest conductor. The program includes excerpts from Haydn’s greatest symphonies, including the “Farewell” symphony, Symphony No. 49, “La Passione ” and Symphony No. 102. 7 p.m. Margeson Theatre, 812 E. Rollins St.
ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL
Will Thomas Organ Concert
Oct. 14 St. James Cathedral Friends of the Music Ministry presents the Rising Concert with organist Will Thomas. 3 p.m. $10 suggested donation. St. James Cathedral, 215 N. Orange Ave. 407-422-2005, ext. 106. stjamesorlando.com
ST. LUKE’S CONCERT SERIES
Oct. 21 Featuring the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Joseph Haydn: Mad Scientist with Dirk Meyer, guest conductor. 7 p.m. Free. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 2021 W. SR 426, Oviedo. 407-365-3408. stlukes-oviedo.org/concert-series
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA MUSICAL PROGRAMS
Programs take place at Rehearsal Hall or Rehearsal Hall Auditorium (No. 116). 4000 Central Florida Blvd., unless otherwise noted. Events are free unless otherwise noted. 407-823-2869. music.cah.ucf.edu
Oct. 7 7 p.m. Visual Arts Building, Auditorium (132).
Collide Contemporary Music Series:
UCF Composition Showcase
Oct. 18 8 p.m.
Oct. 20 The voice and choral faculty of UCF present sessions, workshops and performances by the UCF Chamber Singers and UCF Opera. 9 a.m.
Faculty recital featuring Ayako Yonetani, violin
Oct. 23 With Keiko Andrews, piano. 7 p.m. $20 donation to violin scholarship, free with UCF ID.
UCF Jazz Ensemble I & the Negro Spiritual Choir
Oct. 26 Performing some of Duke Ellington’s gospel arrangements. 8 p.m. $10, free with UCF ID. Fundraiser for the Negro Spiritual Scholarship Foundation. Communications, Auditorium (101).
UCF Percussion Ensemble concert
Oct. 26 8 p.m. Visual Arts Building, Auditorium (132).
Guest artist Trevor Saint, percussion
Oct. 27 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 The actor and former military man brings his stand-up act to Orlando. 8 p.m. $44.60. Hard Rock Live, Universal Studios CityWalk. 407-351-5483. hardrocklive.com, ticketmaster.com
Oct. 26 The seasoned television actress and comedienne never minces words. 8 p.m. $55.35-$75.30. Hard Rock Live, Universal Studios CityWalk. 407-351-5483. hardrocklive.com, ticketmaster.com
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St., 407-426-1739. orlandoballet.org, ticketmaster.com
Oct. 19-21 Vampire lore—frightening, erotic and campy—is explored and told through a series of staged vignettes featuring artistic director Robert Hill’s choreography, set to an eclectic array of music. Friday-Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. $20-$90.
Hansel & Gretel
Oct. 20 Good triumphs over evil, but not before the legendary siblings learn a valuable lesson. Featuring a musical score by Engelbert Humperdinck. 11 a.m. $25-$35.
CINEMATIQUE UNDER THE STARS
Films begin at dusk. $5-$9. Riverfront Park, 150 S. Beach St. (at Magnolia), Daytona Beach. 386-252-3778. cinematique.org
Oct. 5 Terror checks in at the Dolphin Hotel, especially in room 1408. (Rain date Oct. 12.)
General admission $10; $8 for students, seniors and military; $7.50 for Film Society members. 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland. 407-629-1088. enzian.org
Special Event–Horror Film Month
Oct. 20 A doctor searches for the cause, and cure, for an undead epidemic. 11:59 p.m.
Kids Halloween Party
Oct. 28 Includes movies, costumes and pizza. 11 a.m. $15 for the film and party ticket for kids. Parents only need a film ticket to enter.
Screens at 9:30 p.m. $5.
Oct. 9 Charley Brewster deals with a vampire onslaught in his own backyard.
Popcorn Flicks in the Park
8 p.m. or sunset. Free. Central Park, 251 Park Ave. S., Winter Park.
Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein
Oct. 11 From 1948, not one but three monster megastars under one cinematic roof: Frankenstein, Wolfman and Dracula haunt the comic duo in this comedy/horror spoof.
Saturday Matinee Classics
$5 for Enzian Film Society members, $8 for the general public.
Oct. 13 Just in time for Halloween, Enzian presents Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s horror masterpiece. Noon.
Wednesday Night Pitcher Shows
This free, outdoor film series features JELL-O Shot Trivia and a Happy Hour from 7-11 p.m. The movie starts at 8 p.m. on Enzian’s lawn.
Oct. 10 A boy and his friends face off with Tall Man, a mysterious grave robber.
The Devil’s Rejects
Oct. 24 Rob Zombie’s tale about a murderous family who may have met their match in members of a police force who are equally brutal.
Oct. 31 “They’re baaaack,” and they are not going down without a fight in the seemingly idyllic suburban household of the Freelings.
FREAKSHOW HORROR FILM FEST
Oct. 26-28 This horror film festival features more than 60 independent horror films from around the world, plus celebrity guests, vendors, live music and VIP parties. The Hilton Orlando, 6001 Destination Parkway. Check website for show times. Single day tickets $30 and up. freakshowfilmfest.com
ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL
Oct. 17-21 In addition to showcasing independent films and filmmakers, the work of legendary director Milos Forman will be honored: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Amadeus and Man on the Moon. Foreman is scheduled to attend and receive the festival’s lifetime achievement award. Day passes start at $10, festival pass $30, VIP starts at $100. The Plaza Cinema Café, 155 S. Orange Ave. orlandofilmfest.com
ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER CINEDOME
Movies are included in the general admission ticket. Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St. 407-514-2000. osc.org
Space Junk 3D
Ongoing This 38-minute film, narrated by Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson, is the first movie to explore the expanding ring of debris that potentially threatens space exploration for future generations. spacejunk3D.com
Through Fall When an earthquake strikes Haiti, it creates one of the biggest humanitarian disasters of the century and launches a massive effort that brings military and civilian responders and hardware from around the world. In 3D.
Through Fall Narrated by actor Bill Paxton, this giant-screen adventure takes viewers on an epic chase through the “severe weather capital of the world”—America’s Plains states—where 75 percent of tornadoes occur.
SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL
Oct. 6-8 The festival showcases diverse images of South Asian culture through independent, international films. $10 per film, $35 for a pass. Enzian, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland. 407-629-1088. enzian.org/festivals/south_asian
ART ON THE GREEN
Through March 1, 2013 This is a juried exhibition of eight sculptures in downtown Winter Park. Olga Viso, Rollins College graduate and executive director of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, will serve as guest curator. cityofwinterpark.org
ART UNDER THE STARS–MAITLAND ROTARY ART FESTIVAL
Oct. 5-7 In its 36th year, Florida’s only nighttime fine art show kicks off the art festival season in Central Florida. Food, beer and wine available for purchase. Friday 6-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Lake Lily, 641 S. Maitland Avenue, Maitland (corner of 17-92 and Maitland Avenue). maitlandrotaryartfestival.com
CELEBRATION ART AND WINE STROLL
Oct. 20 Artists open their easels along Market Street in Town Center and create oil paintings, charcoal sketches, watercolor, jewelry, knitted textile and more. Live music. 5-9 p.m. Free. celebrationtown center.com/events
ORLANDO SIDEWALK ART STROLL
Oct. 5 Features live music, artists and shopping in Ivanhoe Village on the first Friday of the month. 6-9 p.m. 1200-1400 blocks of N. Orange Avenue. 407-393-8765. ivanhoevillage.org
Oct. 26 Presenters have just minutes to wow audiences and spark conversation on any topic, using a PowerPoint presentation. Melissa’s Chicken & Waffles food truck, and beer & wine from Shipyard Brew Pub. 7-10 p.m. $10. The Orange Studio, 1121 N. Mills Ave. (at Lake Highland). pecha-kucha.org/night/orlando
SANFORD ART WALK
Oct. 26 Features almost a dozen art spaces and galleries in the neighborhood in and around First Street between Magnolia and Sanford avenues. On the Fourth Friday of the month. 6-9 p.m. sanfordartwalk.com
WINTER PARK AUTUMN ART FESTIVAL
Oct. 13-14 The 39th annual event boasts more than 150 Central Florida artists and their work at this weekend festival in downtown Winter Park, which includes entertainment, food, and children’s hands-on art workshops. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. In Central Park. 407-644-8281. autumnartfestival.com
WINTER SPRINGS FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Oct. 20-21 Celebrate fine art, wine and jazz. More than 125 juried and invited artists will participate. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Free. Blumberg Boulevard at the Winter Springs Town Center, located at the northwest corner of SR 434 and Tuskawilla Road, Winter Springs. 407-365-6500. wsfota.org
MAGIC OF THE PEN WRITER’S CONFERENCE
Oct. 18-21 Meet agents and publishers, and network with other writers. Workshops focus on marketing, pitching your stories, different genres and more. Times vary each day. Registration ranges from $40-$364. Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, 1501 International Parkway, Lake Mary. 727-367-9052. floridawriters.net
Oct. 23 This open-mic poetry reading series invites anyone to read an original poem or a favorite by another author. 7 p.m. Free. Multipurpose Room (Building C), Seminole State College, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford. 407-708-2691. seminolestate.edu/arts
ORLANDO MAGIC BASKETBALL
$20 and up. Amway Center, 400 W. Church St. 800-745-3000. amwaycenter.com, ticketmaster.com
Oct. 11 vs. Philadelphia at 7 p.m.
Oct. 19 vs. Indiana at 7 p.m.
Oct. 21 vs. San Antonio at 6 p.m.
Oct. 26 vs. Houston at 7 p.m.
Nov. 2 vs. Denver at 7 p.m.
Nov. 4 vs. Phoenix at 6 p.m.
Nov. 9 vs. Brooklyn at 7 p.m.
SOLAR BEARS HOCKEY
Orlando’s pro hockey team. $15 and up. Amway Center, 400 W. Church St. 407-951-8200. amwaycenter.com, orlandosolarbearshockey.com
Oct. 20 vs. Florida Everblades at 7 p.m.
Oct. 25 vs. South Carolina at 7 p.m.
Oct. 28 vs. Greenville Warriors at 3 p.m.
BREAKTHROUGH THEATRE OF WINTER PARK
Oct. 5-29 When 13-year-old Evan moves from the big city to a small Midwestern town, more than his bar mitzvah will suffer in this musical by Jason Robert Brown and Dan Elish. Monday, Friday-Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m. $10-$18. 419-A W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park. 407-920-4034. breakthroughtheatre.com
FAIRWINDS BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St. 1-800-448-6322. orlandobroadway.com
Disney’s Beauty and The Beast
Oct. 2-7 The national tour of the Broadway musical tells the classic story of Belle, a young woman, and the Beast, who is actually a young prince trapped by an enchantress’s spell. Tuesday-Saturday 8 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m., Sunday 1 and 6:30 p.m. $38.
Million Dollar Quartet
Oct. 30-Nov. 4 The hit Broadway musical, inspired by the true story of the recording session that brought together rock ’n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. Tuesday-Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 1 and 6:30 p.m., and Saturday Nov. 3, 2 p.m. $38 and up.
Legally Blonde: The Musical
Oct. 5-28 College sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods doesn’t take no for an answer. Beauty, brains, and a Chihuahua named Bruiser—this girl charms her way to the top. Friday-Saturday 8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 2 p.m. $25-$29. 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. 407-877-4736. gardentheatre.org
KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. 321-242-2219. kingcenter.com
The Capitol Steps
Nov. 1 Straight from the headlines, “The Capitol Steps” put the “mock” in democracy while digging into the headlines of the day. The group of former Senate staffers create song parodies and skits. 6 p.m. Picnic on the Patio (weather permitting), show 8 p.m. $19.50-$35.
MAD COW THEATRE
Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. Tickets start at $32. 54 West Church St. 407-297-8788. madcowtheatre.com
Sunday in the Park with George
Oct. 6-28 A Pulitzer Prize-winning musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. In The Harriett Theatre.
Other Desert Cities
Oct. 19-Nov. 11 A drama by Jon Robin Baitz about a writer causing havoc amongst her family during a holiday in Palm Springs. In the Black Box Theatre.
THE MOONLIGHT PLAYERS
Through Oct. 14 William Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy of mistaken identities takes place in New Orleans during the Jazz and Prohibition Era of the 1930s. Friday-Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. $12-$15. 732-B W. Montrose St., Clermont. 352-319-1116. moonlightplayers.com
ORLANDO REPERTORY THEATRE
Chasing George Washington
Oct. 18-Nov. 18 A musical where George Washington gets accidentally knocked out of his portrait and into real life, and an unexpected adventure ensues. Saturday-Sunday 2 and 5:30 p.m. School matinee performances are Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Tickets start at $11. 1001 E. Princeton St. 407-896-7365. orlandorep.com
ORLANDO SHAKESPEARE THEATER
John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St. 407-447-1700. orlandoshakes.org
The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Through Oct. 7 Three madcap men in tights weave their wicked way through all 37 of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in this irreverent take on the Bard’s works. Margeson Theater.
The Exit Interview
Through Oct. 21 Dick Fig gets the hatchet from Human Resources and his exit interview gets off to a rocky start when a masked gunman rampages through the campus. Mandell Studio Theater.
Oct. 10-Nov. 11 David Mamet’s Broadway play is a high-voltage drama: three attorneys, two black and one white, are called on to represent a wealthy white man charged with assaulting a young black woman. Goldman Theater.
A Year With Frog And Toad
Oct. 18-Nov. 17 This whimsical story celebrates an unlikely friendship between an eternally optimistic frog and a rather grumpy toad. Margeson Theater.
Playfest! The Harriett Lake Festival Of New Plays
Nov. 1-4 An engaging, fast-paced weekend packed with world premiere plays, panels, parties and networking events.
OSCEOLA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Fiddler on The Roof
Oct. 12-28 The true to heart musical about a Russian family in 1905, and the patriarch trying to keep their Jewish traditions alive. Friday-Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. and Thursday Oct. 25 7:30 p.m. $15-$21. 2411 E. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee. 407-846-6257. ocfta.com
THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE
The Queen and I
Oct. 6-27 As part of Orlando’s Pride events, this is a quirky, spooky fairy tale comedy about the “magic mirror on the wall” and its relationship with an evil queen. Saturdays 8 p.m. $12-$15. Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail. parliamenthouse.com
PINE HILLS PERFORMING ARTS
Seniors Day Out
Oct. 18 This variety show is put together and performed by seniors from around the community. Lunch is provided. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $3 in advance, $5 at the door. 5600 W. Colonial, Suite 302. 407-234-9619. pinehillsperforms.org
THE POINTE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Through Oct. 14 The Pulitzer Prize-winning one-act play about a professor dying from cancer. Friday-Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 7 p.m. $20, dinner and show $40. 9101 International Drive, No. 720. 407-374-3587. pointearts.org
SECOND STAGE SERIES AT THE FRED STONE THEATRE
Oct. 17-21 Wednesday-Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. 407-646-2000. rollins.edu
SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE FINE ARTS THEATRE
The Glass Menagerie
Oct. 5-14 Tennessee Williams’ classic play is set in St. Louis in 1937. An aspiring poet dreams of escaping his job and the apartment he shares with his cripplingly shy sister and overbearing mother. Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. $10, $8 for seniors and students of other schools, and free for Seminole State faculty, staff and currently enrolled Seminole State students. Fine Arts Building, (Building G) 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford. 407-708-2040. seminolestate.edu/arts
SONNENTAG ICE HOUSE THEATRE
Dial “M” for Murder
Through Oct. 7 Tony married Margot for her money and now arranges the perfect murder for the same reason. Adultery, deceit and blackmail turn into a murderous plot for revenge in this mystery thriller. Show times vary Thursday-Sunday. $9.50-$19.50. 1100 N. Unser St., Mount Dora. 352-383-4616. ice housetheatre.com
Weekends, 8 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $10 for students. 4000 Central Florida Blvd. 407-823-1500. theatre.ucf.edu
Good Boys and True
Oct 4-7, 11, 13 A scandalous video tape threatens to unravel the lives of students at a prep school.
Oct. 10, 12, 14 The relationship between two friends changes after a kiss.
Oct. 25-28, Nov. 1-4 This musical is based on the real-life experiences of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton. The sisters rise from a circus act to famous stage performers, but wonder if they will ever find love.
Urinetown: The Musical
Oct. 19-28 In this Tony Award-winning musical, the one-percenters force the other 99 percent to pay to pee. 2 and 7:30 p.m. $15 general admission; $12 for students, faculty/staff, alumni and seniors. Performing Arts Center, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail. 407-582-2900. valenciacollege.edu/arts
WAYNE DENSCH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
201-203 S. Magnolia Ave, Sanford. 407-321-8111. wdpac.com
Sanford Jazz Ensemble
Oct. 7 The 18-piece jazz band features Miss Linda Cole. Special guest is Bill Allred. 3 p.m. $10.
Johnny Cash & Friends
Oct. 13 The sound and look of country’s biggest legends—Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton and Tammy Wynette—will be re-created 7:30 p.m. $20-$27.
WINTER PARK PLAYHOUSE
Thursday-Sunday with a variety of matinee and evening performances; check website for times. $20-$38. 711 Orange Ave., Suite C, Winter Park. 407-645-0145. winterparkplayhouse.org
Pete ’n’ Keely
Through Oct. 6 This play is staged as a live taping of a 1968 television special. Pete and Keely, a divorced singing duo, reunite and stroll down memory lane in eye-popping costumes, while reprising songs from their heyday.
Spotlight Cabaret Series
New York-style cabaret shows take place in the lobby piano bar. Each show is about 50 minutes long and features a singer and pianist. 7:30 p.m. $20, drink included. Advance purchase recommended.Enzian Theater is always expanding its schedule, and the staff strives to screen important indie films and seasonal classics, such as The Shining in October and It’s a Wonderful Life in December. Ballet and opera on the big screen will take its curtain call this month. enzian.org
ALBIN POLASEK MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDENS
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. Adults $5; seniors $4; students $3; children 12 and under, free. 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. 407-647-6294. polasek.org
Life in the Fast Lane
Opens Oct. 2 David DeLong’s artwork displays his love for motorcycles and bike culture.
Ongoing Contains examples of Albin Polasek’s work, along with three acres of plantings along Lake Osceola. Camellias, begonias, bougainvillea and hibiscus dot the sweeping lawns, along with a butterfly garden, two water gardens and a cycad collection.
CASA FELIZ HISTORIC HOME MUSEUM
Historic home tours, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.- noon. Free. Donations accepted. 656 N. Park Ave., Winter Park. 407-628-8200. casafeliz.us
Music at the Casa
Sundays noon-3 p.m. Free. Includes a tour of the house and the James Gamble Rogers II studio museum room.
Oct. 7 Luis Garcia, flamenco guitar for Hispanic Heritage Month
Oct. 14 Shannon Caine presents Beautiful Music
Oct. 21 Matt Festa, saxophone/vocalist
Oct. 28 Troy Gifford, guitar
Nov. 4 Lisa Ferrigno and Friends
Oct. 3-4 Author and architectural historian Susan Sully will appear, in connection with Hispanic Heritage Month. Her book, Casa Florida: Spanish Style Houses from Winter Park to Coral Gables, is a pictorial journey through some of Florida’s Spanish-style homes, including several in Winter Park. Wednesday 5:30 p.m. Thursday 10:30 a.m. $15. 407-628-8200, ext. 1.
CORNELL FINE ARTS MUSEUM
Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday noon-5 p.m. $5; free to Rollins College faculty, students and staff, and other students with ID. Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. 407-646-2526. rollins.edu/cfam
The Mysterious Content of Softness
Through Dec. 30 This exhibit explores the transformative power of fibers and their connection to the human body with techniques such as knitting, crochet and embroidery. Featured artists include Angela Ellsworth, James Gobel, Angela Hennessy, Lisa Kellner, Jeremy Sanders and Nathan Vincent.
The Prints of Gustave Baumann
Through December 30 The German native and Chicago art icon became an integral part of the Santa Fe arts community, the region that defines him as an artist. This exhibition includes a series of prints and opaque watercolor studies that illustrate Baumann’s mastery of the woodcut printmaking method.
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL RESOURCE AND EDUCATION CENTER OF FLORIDA
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. Free; donations accepted. 851 N. Maitland Ave. 407-628-0555. holocaustedu.org
The Civil Rights Struggle, African-American GIs and Germany
Ongoing This exhibit shows the connection between the U.S. military presence abroad and the advancement of civil rights in the U.S., on loan from the Heidelberg Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg.
Ongoing Consisting primarily of photographs and text, along with artworks, artifacts and short films, the exhibitions present an overview of the Holocaust and serve as a memorial to the victims.
LAKE MARY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 158 N. Country Club Road, Lake Mary. 407-585-1481. lakemaryhistory.org
Through Oct. 20 A unique exhibit of vintage Halloween costumes from the 1920s and ’30s.
THE ART AND HISTORY MUSEUMS—MAITLAND
Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday-Sunday noon-4 p.m. $2-$3; members and children 3 and under, free. 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland. 407-539-2181. artandhistory.org
The Power of Two
Through Dec. 30 This exhibition highlights some of Central Florida’s best-known visual artist couples. Maitland Art Center Galleries features Martha Lent and Larry Moore, Theresa and Joe Segal, and Anna McCambridge-Thomas and Marabou Thomas.
Spatial Relationships–Selected Works from the Permanent Collection
Through Dec. 30 In juxtaposition to the artworks in The Power of Two, the works exhibited in Spatial Relationships have a powerful relationship to each other based on formal composition only. Maitland Art Center Galleries, Gallery 1.
MENNELLO MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday noon-4:30 p.m. $4, free for children 12 and under. 900 E. Princeton St. 407-246-4278. mennellomuseum.com
Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
Through Nov. 25 This annual show features 100 of the best paintings by Florida’s top watercolor artists.
Earl Cunningham and Others
Ongoing The museum houses a diverse collection of American folk art, paintings and sculptures, including artworks by Earl Cunningham (1893-1977).
Eye Spy: Faces
Ongoing Browse through this exhibit of works by self-taught artists selected from the museum’s permanent collection. Though very different in conception and execution, the pieces share at least one thing in common: They all have faces.
Oct. 14 Every second Sunday, arts-and-crafts activities begin at noon and a children’s workshop at 1 p.m., followed by a guided tour at 2:30 p.m. Free.
MORSE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. $5, $4 seniors, $1 students with ID, free for children under 12. Free admission on Friday evenings. 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park. 407-645-5311. morse museum.org
Focus Exhibition: Lockwood de Forest’s The Wreck
Opens Oct. 23 The large Saharan landscape (36 x 48 inches) depicts five Bedouins riding their camels across a distant horizon at dawn and in the foreground, the skeletal remains of a camel—the wreck of the painting’s title.
Secrets of Tiffany Glassmaking
Opens Oct. 23 The exhibit illustrates the techniques Louis Comfort Tiffany’s designers and artisans used to create mosaics, blown-glass vases, and leaded-glass windows and lamps—some of the most beautiful and extraordinary glasswork of all time.
Vignette: New Acquisitions
Oct. 23-Jan. 6, 2013 This informal installation of recent acquisitions includes Blue Magnolia pottery from Roseville, a late 19th-century oil painting attributed to James Henry Beard (1812-93), a 1908 gold wristwatch from Tiffany & Co., and blown-glass vases from Arthur J. Nash (1849-1934), whom Louis Comfort Tiffany hired to develop his signature glass.
Otto Heinigke Watercolors
Through Sept. 2013 More than 30 watercolors by the glass artist (1850–1915) including scenes ranging from Middle-Atlantic farms and forests to ocean and river shorelines.
Friday Nights at the Morse
Nov. 2-Apr. 26, 2013 Free admission on Fridays, 4-8 p.m. The museum provides live music on the second Friday of the month from 5–8 p.m. and for six consecutive Friday nights during the holidays: Nov. 23–Dec. 30. Features occasional art demos.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Morse curator Donna Climenhage provides an overview of the history, design and artistry of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Laurelton Hall in guided tours through the new Tiffany wing. Included with admission.
ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. $7-$9, members free. 65 E. Central Blvd. 407-836-8500. thehistorycenter.org
Through Dec. 31 Explore the “web of life” through more than 65 Peanuts comic strips that illustrate Charles Schulz’s interpretation of the natural world. From the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, Calif. Included with admission.
The Making of Puerto Rican Orlando with Luis Martínez-Fernández, Ph.D.
Oct. 9 Learn why Central Florida has become the political and social frontier for Puerto Ricans. Martínez-Fernández has written several books and often serves as a media expert on topics pertaining to Hispanic/Latino history and culture. 7-8:30 p.m. Members free; non-members $5. Call 407-836-7010 to register.
Discover 12,000 Years of Central Florida History
Ongoing Learn about the history of the area, as well as its natural ecology, with exhibits ranging from a pioneer Cracker home to a history of tourism 100 years before Disney.
ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART
Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday noon-4 p.m. $8, $7 seniors, $5 children, members free. 2416 N. Mills Ave. 407-896-4231. omart.org
From Alice to Zeus
Through Oct. 28 The Art of John Rocco and New Work artist Daniel Kariko.
Southernmost Art and Literary Portraits
Through Oct. 28 Photographs of 50 noted artists and writers in Florida by Jimm Roberts. In the 1980s and ’90s, Orlando-based portrait photographer Roberts traveled throughout Florida to meet, photograph and interview prominent artists and writers, including Roy Lichtenstein, Jules Olitski, Robert Rauschenberg and James A. Michener.
Modern American Artists from Florida: Paintings, Sculptures and Prints from the OMA Collection
Through October Beginning in the 1960s, a generation of modern American artists, including Richard Anuszkiewicz and John Chamberlain, established homes and studios throughout Florida. This exhibit is on view as a companion to Southernmost Art and Literary Portraits.
With live music, cash bars and food. 6-9 p.m. $10, free for OMA members.
The Art of Social Commentary
Oct. 4 An exploration of the many facets of social commentary through the eyes of today’s artists.
Dia de los Muertos
Nov. 1 Artists explore ancient cultures and traditions in this colorful and festive event inspired by the unique Latin American holiday, Day of the Dead.
Oct. 3 Examine the OMA’s collections with Jan Clanton, associate curator of adult programs. 1:30–2 p.m. Free with paid gallery admission.
The Art of Conversation
Free public lectures presented by Rollins College professors. 2 p.m.
Oct. 7 Maurice O’ Sullivan
Oct. 21 Jack Lane
ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER
Sunday-Tuesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Children ages 2 and under, free; ages 3-11, $12; adults $17. 777 E. Princeton St. 407-514-2000. osc.org
Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination
Oct. 13-April 7, 2013 The 10,000 square-foot exhibit explores the fantasy technologies depicted in the Star Wars films, as well as the science behind them. Costumes and props from all six Star Wars films will be on display as well as two Engineering Design Labs, where visitors can build and test their own speeders and robots. $27 adults; $20 ages 3-11 (Science Center members, $12 adults; $9 ages 3-11).
Creepy, Crawly Science Month
Through October Experience things that are spooky, squishy, squirmy and weird. Celebrate Mole Day on Oct. 23 with interactive chemistry demonstrations.
SOUTHEAST MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 1-5 p.m. Free. Daytona State College, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. 386-506-4475. smponline.org
Edge To Edge: Vintage Panoramic Photography in Florida
Through Dec. 14 This exhibit features original vintage postcards and panoramic photographs from Florida’s “golden years” during the early 20th century.
A Girl And Her Room: Rania Matar
Through Dec. 14 Matar has produced an exhibition and a book focusing on contemporary young women from vastly different cultures in the U. S. and in Lebanon. Her project reveals the complex lives of her subjects in the unique setting of the girls’ own rooms.
WINTER PARK HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MUSEUM
Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Free. 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park. 407-647-2330. wphistory.org
The Way We Were: Park Avenue in the
1960s and 1970s
Through January 12 Includes displays of photographs, collectibles and memorabilia related to the traditions and history of Winter Park.
ZORA NEALE HURSTON NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations appreciated. 227 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville. 407-647-3307. zoranealehurstonmuseum.com
Through January 26 Features works by John Pinderhughes and Wendell White.
ANITA S. WOOTEN GALLERY
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m.-noon Free. Valencia College, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, room 3-112. 407-582-2298. valencia college.edu/gallery
Selected Fine Art from Faculty
Oct. 26-Dec. 14 Works by Rima Jabbur, Allan Maxwell, Michael Galletta, Jackie Otto Miller and Camilo Velasquez. Free. A reception takes place on Oct. 26 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
ART AFFAIR GALLERY
Wednesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 301 E. First St., Sanford. 407-878-2855. artaffairgallery.com
Through Oct. 20 Her oils and acrylics run the gamut from still lifes to landscapes.
ARTS ON DOUGLAS
Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.– 3 p.m. and by appointment. 123 Douglas St., New Smyrna Beach. 386-428-1133. artsondouglas.net
Works by Heidi Edwards
Oct. 6-27 An opening reception takes place Oct. 6 from 4-7 p.m. for this landscape artist who has been painting for a quarter century. Free.
ATLANTIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach. 386-427-6975. aca35.org
ACA Celebrates 35 Years: Featuring Doris
Through Nov. 3 Celebrating the founder of the Atlantic Center for the Arts, “a quiet place where artists could go to focus on their art.” Free. Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery, main campus.
INsideOUT closing reception and informal
studio visits with Artists-in-Residence
Oct. 26 ACA Joan James Harris Theater and artists’ studios. 7 p.m. Free.
BATERBYS ART GALLERY
Monday-Thursday noon-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday noon-11 p.m. Pointe Orlando, Suite 1008, 9101 International Drive. 866-537-1007. baterbys.com
Oct. 12 Mingle, eat and drink while viewing art. 6 p.m.
CITY ARTS FACTORY
A collection of eight galleries showing a variety of artworks. Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. 29 S. Orange Ave. 407-648-7060. orlandoslice.com
Third Thursday Gallery Hop
Oct. 18 An evening of art, food and music at various galleries, restaurants and boutiques. 6-9 p.m. Also in Thornton Park. Go to orlandoslice.com for a schedule of events.
CREALDÉ SCHOOL OF ART
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park. 407-671-1886. crealde.org
Storytellers XV: Parramore—Our Home
Through Dec. 29 Teens learned the process of documentary photography from perception to documentation to exhibition. Storytellers XV will feature the work of these students from the local Haitian community in Orlando’s historic Parramore neighborhood. Showalter Hughes Community Gallery.
Keeping Haiti in Our Hearts: Interpreting
Heritage in the Diaspora
Through Dec. 29 The two-location exhibition will be held in three galleries: the Jenkins and Community galleries at Crealdé’s main campus and the Hannibal Square Heritage Center Visiting Exhibition Gallery in downtown Winter Park. It explores how art can be used as a vehicle for interpreting identity and heritage within the Haitian Florida Diaspora. The works of art range from traditional paintings by artists such as L’Overture Poisson, to contemporary pieces by artists such as Edouard Duval Carrié.
THE FALCON BAR & GALLERY
Monday-Thursday 6 p.m.-midnight, Friday-Saturday 6 p.m.-2 a.m., Sunday noon-midnight. Receptions take place on opening night starting at 8 p.m. 819 E. Washington St. 407-423-2788. facebook.com/ TheFalconBar
Opens Oct. 6 The 3rd annual Zombie art show.
Lure of Velour
Opens Nov. 3 Velvet paintings.
HARRY P. LEU GARDENS
9 a.m.-5 p.m. $2 for children, free for members, $7 for non-members. Features films, art and other events. 1920 N. Forest Ave. 407-246-2620. leugardens.org
Nature’s Palette, Artist League of Orange County
Through Nov. 2 The Orlando Public Art Program presents works from the ALOC, which was organized in 1953 “to bring together at frequent intervals, artists and those who are interested in encouraging artists, young and old, amateur and professional, and to serve art interests in the community.” In the Garden House Gallery,
HERITAGE CENTER GALLERY
Tuesday-Thursday noon-4 p.m., Friday noon-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park. 407-539-2680. hannibalsquare heritagecenter.org
The Sage Project: Hannibal Square Elders
Tell Their Stories
Through January 31, 2013 A photographic documentation of Winter Park’s historic yet marginalized African-American community. West Winter Park, also known as Hannibal Square, was established in 1881.
Keeping Haiti in Our Hearts
Through Dec. 29 An exploration of Haitian art, culture and history.
104 E. 1st St. Sanford. 407-878-7646. hydergallery.com
Opens Oct. 26 Herring has been a practicing artist for 52 years and has shown his works internationally and in New York, Miami and Orlando. A reception takes place on opening night from 6-9 p.m.
JEANINE TAYLOR FOLK ART
211 E. First St., Sanford. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday from noon-5 p.m. 407-323-2774. jtfolkart.com
Spirits in Sanford lV
Oct. 12-Oct. 13 Meet the artists and view this Halloween-themed juried art show, inspired by antique and vintage materials. Friday 6-9 p.m. and by reservation. Friday is a champagne reception and costume party. $20 includes gourmet hors d’oeuvres, an artists’ mingle, and entry to the show on Saturday. Saturday hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5.
Oct. 26-Nov. 11 Carolina Cleere’s large scale digital collages blend photography and painting. Meet the artist at the opening reception Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Orlando City Hall, 400 S. Orange Ave. 407-246-2121. cityoforlando.net/arts
Through Oct. 24 “The Art of Lake Eola” is a new photographic series from Loudon, formerly a photographer with the Walt Disney Company.
Tuesday, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Wednesday-Saturday 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 27 E. Pine St. 407-649-0000. nvorlando.com
Through Oct. 14 The contemporary artist often uses methods and supplies not generally seen in traditional art. 27 East Pine St. hopelugo.com, orlandoartism.com
SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE FINE ARTS GALLERY
Fine Arts Gallery (building G), Sanford/Lake Mary campus. Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (also during music and theater performances). Free. 407-708-2040. seminolestate.edu/arts
Fractals by Michael Augustine Hahn
Through Oct. 25 The DeBary native creates colorful abstract pieces influenced by mathematical self-repeating patterns, or “fractals.”
8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. weekends. Orlando City Hall, 400 S. Orange Ave. 407-246-2121. cityoforlando.net/arts
Florida Artists Group
Through January 4, 2013 FLAG, The Florida Artists Group, Area 5, features artists from Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Indian River, Lake and Polk counties. floridaartistgroup.org