Weekend Happenings Dec 15 to 17
Know what's happening in and around Orlando for the weekend.
Bonfire – Altamonte – 5 to 8 p.m.
The gates to Zenerjen Horse Sanctuary are open to the public for this free bonfire meet-and-greet event. Come see the grounds, learn about the services, and meet the horses. For more info: facebook.com/events
Holiday Movies in the Park – Lake Eola – 7 p.m.
Watch National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation downtown under the stars in the Walt Disney Amphitheater for free. For more info: facebook.com/events
Art After Dark – Lake Nona Town Center – 7 p.m.
Enjoy special exhibitions, art displays, live demonstrations and music as featuring Central Florida's bustling art scene. For more info: facebook.com/events
Skydiving Santas – Cocoa Beach Pier – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cheer on 60 skydivers as they continuously land next to the pier at this unique free and family-friendly holiday celebration. For more info: facebook.com/events
Holiday Trees & Tablescapes – Sanford – 6 p.m.
This month’s Art Walk features trees and tables decorated by local artists, businesses and organizations. For more info: sanfordartwalk.com
Alborea Dances – Casa Feliz – noon to 3 p.m.
Believe: A Nostalgic Musical Experience – Cavalry Assembly Orlando – 7 to 9 p.m.
Sit back and enjoy the trip down memory lane as old fashioned Christmas TV Special is brought to life. Tickets for admission is 1 letter to Santa; for every letter collected Macy's is donating $1 to Make-A-Wish. For more info: facebook.com/events
The Nutcracker – Orange County Convention Center – Fri & Sat
The Central Florida Ballet presents their annual performance of this holiday story based on a fairytale in which the Nutcracker doll comes to life as an enchanted prince who saves a pretty young maiden named Maria from distress in the Linda Chapin Theater. For tickets and more info: centralfloridaballet.com/the-nutcracker
Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings – CFCArts Blackbox Theater – Fri & Sat
It's the final performances for this hilarious holiday musical featuring everyone’s favorite barbershop quartet–Francis, Jinx, Smudge and Sparky–who take their own spin on Christmas classics and create new outrageous holiday favorites. For tickets and more info: cfcarts.com/foreverplaid
Canine Extravaganza – Orange County Convention Center – Sat & Sun
It Was A Very Good Yule: 1940's Edition – Mad Cow Theater – Fri to Sun
Enter a time machine as you walk through the doors of Club Moo and grab a chair, sip on hot cocoa, and join in the festivities as the cast sings through the most joyful season, raising a toast to one of the most resilient decades, the 1940's. For tickets and more info: madcowtheatre.com
Scrooge The Musical – Osceola Arts – Fri to Sun
Closing this weekend, take your last opportunity to watch this musical adaptation of a Christmas classic. For tickets and more info: osceolaarts.org
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