Weekend Happenings: August 28 to 30

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

Whether we get pelted by rain from Erika's approach or she slows her roll and we get a weekend full of bright sunshine, we have the lineup of what's happening in and around town both indoors and out.


Art Walk – Sanford – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Explore galleries and art spaces along historic downtown Sanford’s First Street, between Magnolia and Sanford avenues. Discover this river town’s culture and nightlife, food and art. For more info: sanfordartwalk.com

Veterans Fundraiser – Orlando Brewing – 6:30 PM

Help raise money for The Veterans Investment Project – which gives grants to veterans for starting their own businesses – and stick around for The Mellow Relics at 9:00 PM. For more info: orlandobrewing.com

Vatican Organist Concert – St. James Catholic Cathedral – 7:00 PM

This special concert benefits Bishop Grady Villas, a church-run complex that houses, trains and educates people with physical and learning disabilities. For more info: stjamesorlando.org


Monty Python Sing-Along – Orlando Shakespeare Theater – 12:00 PM

For all you Monty Python lovers out there, community members are invited to sing along to The Bright Side of Life as part of a promotional video. For more info: orlandoshakes.org/about/contact

Food Tour – Downtown Orlando – 2:00 PM

This week's food tour will cover Artisan's Table, Fergs, Le Gourmet Break, Avenue Gastrobar, and The Golden Knife. For more info: downtownorlandotours.com/food

Floating Ghosts Séance Tour – Tavares – 7:00 PM

Learn the history of Tavares' downtown by taking this comedic tour full of special effects in Wooten Park. For more info: floatingghosts.com

Saturday & Sunday:

Florida Kids & Family Expo – Orange County Convention Center – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Sat) & 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Sun)

Find out all that Central Florida has to offer for families from pre-natal to empty nest and everything in between. For more info: mycentralfloridafamily.com

Choreographers' Showcase – Center for Contemporary Dance – 7:00 PM (Sat) & 3:00 PM (Sun)

Check out the new collection of experimental and repertory works by the resident dance companies and advanced pre-professional choreographers. For more info: thecenterfordance.org/performances


MetroWest Italian Auto Show – Dellagio Town Center – 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

If you have a soft spot for Italian automobiles, this is the car show you can't miss. For more info: facebook.com/MetroWestItalianAutoShow

Fear the Walking Dead Watch Party – The Falcon Bar & Gallery – 9:00 PM

Get a discount on craft draft beers while watching Fear of the Walking Dead. For more info: facebook.com/events

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