Weekend Happenings April 28 to 30

Know what's happening in and around Orlando for the weekend.


Culture Pop! – Maitland Art Center – 6 to 9 pm

Preview the Architect as Artist exhibition and pop-up exhibition by Anthony Deal, while enjoying live music by Ryan McKenzie and live literary readings plus a book signing by Sarah Gerard, plus more arts and entertainment. For more info: artandhistory.org

Opening Reception: Works by Henry Sinn – Crealdé School of Art – 7 to 9 pm

In his series A Look Back/Coming Back, Henry Sinn expresses the mystical, metaphysical and earthly sides of life. The exhibition runs April 29 through July 29, 2017. For more info: crealde.org

Into the Woods – The Garden Theatre – 8 pm

It's opening night for this musical production following a baker and his wife as they journey into the woods striving to lift a witch’s curse, running through May 28. For tickets and more info: gardentheatre.org/play/into-the-woods


Science of Wine – Orlando Science Center – 7 to 10 pm

Experience the science behind the taste and body of your favorite wines while dining on hand-selected pairings provided by some of Orlando’s best restaurants. For tickets and more info: osc.org/science-of-wine

iDance Orlando Festival – Marshall Ellis Theatre – 7:30 to 9:30 pm

The ME (Marshall Ellis) Dance company presents its 2nd iDance Orlando Festival bringing together the local community of dancers, choreographers, performers, educators, and students to perform new works. For tickets and more info: eventbrite.com


Pokémon Minicon and Symphonic Evolutions – Dr. Phillips Center – 10 am to 1:30 pm & 2pm

Come dressed as your favorite Pokémon character for this free MiniCon before the Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra show at 2 pm. For more info and tickets to the show: drphillipscenter.org

Music at the Casa – Casa Feliz – noon to 3 pm

Casa Feliz presents local harpist Catherine Way performing live. For more info: casafeliz.us/upcoming-events

Multi-Day Events:

Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society Show – Florida National Guard Armory – Fri 1 to 6 pm, Sat 10 am to 6 pm, Sun 10 am to 5 pm

You’ll find sparkles,  glints and glimmers galore at this annual exhibition and vendor show. For more info: cfmgs.org  

Florida Film Festival – Locations Vary – Times Vary

It's the closing weekend for the 26th annual Florida Film Festival. Films will be shown at varying theaters and times for the duration of the ten-day festival. For tickets and more info: floridafilmfestival.com

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