Weekend Happenings Apr 27-29

Our top picks for what's happening in and around Orlando.


Get Your Jazz On – The Alfond Inn – 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Live jazz by Will Adrian & Band, along with unlimited select wine, beer, spirits and seasonally blended cocktails, award-winning roasted pig, vegetarian selections, smoking lounge with Phenom Cigars, and complimentary valet parking.  Featured VIP Restaurant Sponsor, Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen & Bar. eventbrite.com

Luminosities – Mead Botanical Garden – 8 to 11 p.m.

This calming, dimly lit walk will culminate in the butterfly garden where patrons will discover a grouping of illuminated paintings by Christie Miga. facebook.com/events


Eearthfest – Casselberry – noon to 8 p.m.

Numerous businesses and causes that have an Earth-friendly initiative will be present at Lake Concord Park, plus live music and healthy food. Free tree and aquatic plant giveaways, tree planting workshops, kid art workshops and a recyclable art exhibit. Free. 407-262-7700, ext. 1507. casselberry.org

The Science of Wine – Orlando Science Center – 7 to 10 p.m.

More than 150 wines from all over the world are paired with gourmet foods for a tasty learning experience. osc.org


Flamenco Night – Tapa Toro – 6:30 & 8:30 p.m.

Baila toda la noche during the Barcelona-style flamenco show and dinner experience, featuring two world-class performances. tapatoro.restaurant/flamenco-night

Alan Parsons Live Project – The Plaza Live – 8 p.m.

For one night only jam with the eleven time Grammy Award-winner and legendary rock producer. facebook.com/events

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The Little Mermaid – Cornerstone Charter Academy – Fri & Sat

CFCArts Youth Theater presents the Disney tale of a young mermaid, Ariel, who longs to leave her ocean home and follow her heart to the human world above – and into the arms of a handsome prince with a special "Under the Sea Tea Party" held at 12:30 p.m. before the Saturday matinee show. cfcarts.com/mermaid

Cocoa Uncorked – Cocoa Beach – Sat & Sun

This two-day celebration is all about food, wine and beer, and beautiful ocean views from Alan Shepard Park on Florida's Space Coast. cocoabeachuncorked.com

Hunchback of Notre Dame – The Garden Theatre – Fri to Sun

The classic tale of hope, love and passion soars to life in this emotionally charged retelling of the celebrated classic. Performances begin Friday, April 27 at 8:00 p.m. with a limited run through Sunday, May 27, 2018. gardentheatre.org

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