Nov
23
Sat
43rd annual Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival @ Downtown Historic Longwood
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
43rd annual Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival @ Downtown Historic Longwood | Longwood | Florida | United States

The 43rd annual Longwood Arts and Craft Festival will feature 200 artists and hand craft exhibitors selling unique items, fine jewelry and seasonal decor just in time for you to get a jump on the holiday shopping season.

There will be ample parking, great festival food, beer, wine tasting, music and a free kid zone. Hours are Sat 9am to 5pm and Sun 9am to 4pm.

www.LongwoodFestival.com

Contact: Janet Gamache 352-217-8390

Nov
28
Thu
Thanksgiving at Tapa Toro @ Tapa Toro
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Thanksgiving at Tapa Toro @ Tapa Toro |  |  |

Thanksgiving should be spent surrounded by your loved ones, not slaving away in front of the oven or pretending you’re enjoying your aunt Kathy’s questionable casserole she brought over.

If you’re craving a hearty, fall-inspired menu, we recommend visiting Tapa Toro for their savory Thanksgiving menu, also priced at $27 per person, featuring: 

  • Appetizer: Cous-Cous Salad with roasted butternut squash, cranberries, pepitas, jamon serrano, mixed greens, and sherry vinaigrette. 

  • Entree: Herb Roasted Chicken with roasted airline chicken breast, Spanish ‘ratatouille,’ roasted garlic potato puree, and romesco sauce. 

  • Dessert: Pumpkin Pecan Pie with pumpkin, pecans, graham cracker crust, salted caramel, and vanilla ice cream. 

As always, Tapa Toro’s thrilling nightly entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. through closing.

Thanksgiving at Taverna Opa @ Taverna Opa
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Thanksgiving at Taverna Opa @ Taverna Opa |  |  |

Thanksgiving should be spent surrounded by your loved ones, not slaving away in front of the oven or pretending you’re enjoying your aunt Kathy’s questionable casserole she brought over.

This Thursday, November 28, hang up your apron and treat yourself to a delicious, 3-course prix fixe menu at Taverna Opa, priced at $27 per person, and features:

  • Choice of One Appetizer: Horiatiki, Spanakopita, or Keftedes

  • Choice of One Entree: Chicken Kebob, Beef Kebob or Kleftiko

  • Dessert: Loukoumades ‘Greek Donuts’

As always, Taverna Opa’s thrilling nightly entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. through closing.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista @ Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista @ Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista |  |  |

A full Thanksgiving meal has never been so easy. Families will feast on everyone’s holiday favorites at this Thanksgiving Day Buffet, enjoying roasted turkey, Virginia ham, candied sweet potatoes, and three cheese macaroni and cheese. Dessert is a fun extravaganza of pumpkin pie cheesecake, pecan pie, a build-your-own s’mores station and even a donut wall featuring cool toppings to make it extra special. Between courses or after dessert, relax on the covered patio while watching the kids frolic on the playground nearby. Reservations are strongly recommended for this popular, family-friendly buffet. Cost is $29.99 adults plus tax and service charge; $13.99 for ages 4 to 11; kids ages 3 and younger are free. Call 407-996-7345.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Centre’s Café Gauguin @ Rosen Centre Hotel
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Centre’s Café Gauguin @ Rosen Centre Hotel |  |  |

Celebrate with a bountiful Thanksgiving Day buffet at Café Gauguin, featuring fresh soups and salads, an antipasto display, and a seafood station with Escabeche marinated and fried mahi with lemon and lime, as well as traditional dishes like roasted tom turkey and pecan glazed sweet yams. This popular buffet offers intimate seating in a warm autumnal atmosphere, and invites guests to try cuisine from Rosen Centre’s various restaurants, including Harry’s Yucca Cake topped with Havana style braised pork from Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill and delectable sushi from Banshoo Sushi Bar. Finish this delicious meal with a choice of sweet indulgences that include a Swiss sweet shots chocolate fondue fountain, pineapple upside down cake and traditional pumpkin and pecan pies. Cost is $50.95 pre-paid for adults plus tax and service charge, $53.95 per adult, day of; $19.95 plus tax and service charge for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and younger are free. Call 407-996-3969.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Shingle Creek’s Café Osceola @ Rosen Shingle Creek
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Shingle Creek’s Café Osceola @ Rosen Shingle Creek |  |  |

A vast cornucopia of flavors is served in a posh and intimate setting during the Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Café Osceola at Rosen Shingle Creek hotel, offering cuisine that is a step above traditional holiday fare in an atmosphere that evokes fall in all its splendor. Apple cider spiced pork loin, rosemary and cracked pepper crusted prime rib, carved turkey and sausage and sage stuffing are just some of the delectable dishes on the display. Borrowing from the hotel’s other dining options, guests also will enjoy paella Valencia, sushi and dim sum, and Yakisoba noodle stir fry. The lavish sweets station includes favorite holiday pies, mini pastries, as well as triple chocolate Bundt cake with fresh raspberries, and a miniature cupcake tower. The enchanting meal also includes unlimited champagne and mimosas for guests ages 21 and older. Reservations are required and complimentary valet parking is included. Cost is $69.95 for adults plus tax and service charge; $29.95 plus tax and service charge for children ages 4-11. Children 3 and younger eat free. Florida residents enjoy a 25% discount. Free valet parking. Call 407-996-3663.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Plaza @ Rosen Plaza Hotel
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Plaza @ Rosen Plaza Hotel |  |  |

Bask in a warm welcome at the Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Plaza, where smiling faces light up a ballroom that is transformed by fall decorations in celebration of a bountiful harvest. Let the talented chefs at Rosen Plaza take care of the cooking, offering an abundance of culinary delights that include the buffet’s savory display like roast turkey, stuffing with sausage and caramelized onion, and a carving station with roast prime rib beef au jus, a seafood station, and a Dim Sum and Yakisoba station. There is something special for everyone in the family, including a children’s buffet bar. For dessert, the choices at Chef Ashley’s Pastries and Dessert Extravaganza are delightful, including traditional pumpkin pie, Chocolate Pumpkin Brandy Cake and Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Cake. Cost is $46.95 per adult plus tax and service charge for pre-paid reservations; $18.95 plus tax and service charge for children ages 4-11. Children 3 and younger eat free. Free parking.Call 407-996-0256.

Thanksgiving Day Feast at Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando @ Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando
Nov 28 @ 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Thanksgiving Day Feast at Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando @ Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando |  |  |

Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando hosts a delicious Thanksgiving Day Feast to satisfy the whole family, helping you to stay out of the kitchen and relax with loved ones. The buffet offers tasty traditional fare beloved by everyone. Guests will enjoy slow roasted turkey, homestyle candied yams, cheddar cheese biscuits, as well as baked cod topped with cilantro beurre blanc, black forest ham with mango chutney and marinated beef tips with red wine reduction. For dessert, choose from assorted pies and cakes, and an ice cream bar with fun toppings. Cost is $18.95 plus tax and service charge, children 5 and younger eat free with a paying adult (limit one child per paying adult) $18.95 per person; ages 5 and younger eat free with a paid adult. Call 407-996-8585.

Dec
6
Fri
Sock It to Cancer @ Rosen Shingle Creek
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sock It to Cancer @ Rosen Shingle Creek |  |  |

At the exclusive Sock It to Cancer fundraiser, guests may use up to five new adult- or child-size pair of holiday socks to vote on the decorated Christmas trees of 30 participating charities, browsing trees while enjoying delicious culinary treats, desserts and a holiday signature drink. The tree with the most socks receives a $5,000 donation. Proceeds will benefit The Adam Michael Rosen Foundation and its fight against brain cancer. Additional “voting” socks are available for purchase. The holiday socks collected will be distributed to area hospitals and families in need. 

Sponsor: The Adam Michael Rosen Foundation

Dec
12
Thu
THORNTON PARK 2ND THURSDAY ART AND WINE WALK @ Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Artists display works for sale along the streets and inside local businesses. Free, but $15 gets you a glass (pay and pickup at Olde Town Brokers) and a map of participating businesses.