Weekend Happenings Feb 24 to 26

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


Orlando Rocks Country – House of Blues – 7:30 pm

97 Country Presents Back the Blue with Jill's Cashbox joined by Melissa Crispo and Johnny Reed Foley. Artist proceeds will benefit Mission Blue. For more info: facebook.com/events/1447770005256994

Mardi Gras Bar Crawl – Wall St. Plaza – 8 pm to 2 am

Bar Crawl Nation invites you to don your masks and celebrate Mardi Gras by crawling twelve of the downtown drinkeries. For tickets and more info: barcrawlnation.com/orlando


World Sword Swallower's Day – Ripley's Believe It or Not! –  9 am to 11 pm

Celebrated each year at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! on I-Drive. For more info: ripleys.com/orlando

Harlem Globetrotters 2017 World Tour – Amway Center – noon

Prepare for the fun and amazing tricks of the entertaining, world-famous basketball team. For tickets and more info: amwaycenter.com

India Day with the Orlando Magic – Amway Center – 3:30 pm

Join the Orlando Magic and Indian American Chamber of Commerce for a street festival showcasing Indian culture through dance, cuisine and a variety of other unique cultural activities.  The fun continues as the Orlando Magic take on the Atlanta Hawks at 7 pm  . For more info: nba.com


Outdoor Concert – Maitland – 4 pm

Bring a picnic basket and the whole family for a free outdoor concert on the Rotary Plaza at the Maitland Art Center. Cor more info: (407) 539-2181

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Downtown Food & Wine Fest – Lake Eola – Sat noon to 9 pm & Sun noon to 7 pm

The 9th Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest features mouth-watering dishes from over 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, 50 domestic and international wines, and live entertainment. For tickets and more info: downtownfoodandwinefest.cbslocal.com

Concertos by Candlelight: Hearing Double – Knowles Memorial Chapel – Fri & Sat 7:30 pm

Knowles Chapel transforms into an intimate candlelit venue with delightful duo concertos in this Festival tradition. For tickets and more info: bachfestivalflorida.secure.force.com

The Science Play Festival – Mad Cow Theatre – Fri & Sat 7:30 pm; Sun 2:30 pm

Navigating the worlds of science, technology, and history through imaginative stories, the 4th annual Science Play Festival features staged readings followed by moderated talkbacks with the cast and experts from related scientific fields. For tickets and more info: madcowtheatre.com

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