Weekend Happenings Feb 17 to 19

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


The Drowsy Chaperone – Osceola Arts – 7:30 pm

It's opening night for this musical-within-a-comedy that will run through March 5. Shows are Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm. For tickets and more info: osceolaarts.org

Yukiko Sekino – Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts – 8 pm

Immerse yourself in a melodious evening brought to you by the award-winning pianist, Yukiko Sekino. For tickets and more info: bluebambooartcenter.com/shows


Art & Wine Stroll – Artegon Marketplace – 6 to 8 pm

Browse handcrafted items and artwork while enjoying live jazz, tasty treats and wine from Orlando’s Quantum Leap Winery. For more info: artegonmarketplace.com

Art Walk – Sanford – 6 to 9 pm

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

Gurf Morlix – Fodor's Grove – 7:30 pm

Relax and enjoy this live acoustic concert by Gurf Morlix, an inductee into the Austin Music Hall of Fame, and recipient of the Americana Music Association’s “Instrumentalist of the Year” award. No entry fee, but $20 donation suggested. For more info: facebook.com/events/1219663841444471


Arab Fest 2017 – Lake Eola – 11 am to 7 pm

Attend the area's largest Arab American Cultural Festival celebrating Arabic art, food and traditions. For more info: facebook.com/events/1279655402120699

Winter Park Wedding Stroll – Multiple Locations – noon to 4 pm

It’s not a bridal show — it’s more. This year, there are three central locations where Central Florida couples will have opportunities to meet local vendors, plus a fashion show. For tickets and more info: winterparkbridalstroll.com

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

This Sunday, Casa Feliz presents Troy Gifford, award-winning local guitarist, composer, and arranger for this intimate live performance. For more info: casafeliz.us

Multi-Day Events:

Nude Nite – Locations Vary – Fri & Sat 6 pm to midnight

This one-of-a-kind event brings together hundreds of artists—both in costume and out—for three nights of visual and performance art that celebrates the beauty of the nude. Age 21 years and up. Check website for location. For more info: nudenite.com

Music Festival – Mount Dora – Fri & Sat 7:30 pm

Take it easy with the Alter Eagles, who re-create the legendary Eagles’ music, or enjoy an evening of Dan Fogelberg’s music as played by the Don Campbell Band. Both will perform at this festival—Alter Eagles on Friday, Don Campbell Band on Saturday. For more info: mountdoramusicfest.com

Home & Garden Show – Orange County Convention Center – Fri noon to 7 pm, Sat 10 am to 7 pm, Sun 11 am to 5 pm

With thousands of square feet of exhibits, you’ll find the latest in products and services for everything from builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage, plants, landscape displays/materials, kitchenware, and much more. For tickets and more info: showtechnology.com

Antiques Vintage & Garden Show – Orlando Museum of Art – Fri & Sat 10 am to 5 pm; Sun 11 am to 4 pm

Furniture, paintings, jewelry and collectibles will be for sale, but you may also bring items for dealers to appraise. You’ll find inspiration from garden  and floral designers, as well. Guest speaker Eddie Ross is editor of Better Homes and Gardens magazine. for more info: omart.org 

For a full lineup of the happenings around town this month, check out our online calendar, pick up the magazine on newsstands, subscribe, or pick up your digital copy today. Prefer to get your news in smaller bites? Sign up to receive our e-newsletter, CityScene delivered straight to your inbox.


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