Weekend Happenings in Orlando April 15 to 17

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


Art of the Vine – Fields BMW – 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Help support New Hope for Kids by enjoying a variety of fine wines paired with gourmet foods from the best local restaurants, live music, and both silent and live auctions. For more info: newhopeforkids.org/aov

Formento + Formento : 'Cinematic Chronicles' Opening Night – Snap! Space – 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

It's the opening night for this solo exhibit showing works by Formento + Formento in America, Cuba, Mexico and India, as well as a showcase of their short film 'Voyage' which will be presented at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2016. The artists will be present. For more info: snaporlando.com

Patrick Doyle’s “Music of Shakespeare” – Dr. Phillip's Center – 7:30 PM

As part of UCF Celebrates the Arts,  Patrick Doyle presents his compositions for Kenneth Branagh’s Shakespeare movies performed by the UCF orchestra and choir and with actors from Prague Shakespeare Company and Orlando Shakespeare Theater. For more info: arts.cah.ucf.edu


Florida Cheese Festival – DeLand – 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Enjoy the live music, beer and wine gardens, and most importantly, over 35 varieties of cheeses to sample. For more info: floridacheesefestival.com

Adjectives Market Grand Opening – Winter Garden – 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

It's a day of day of shopping, raffles, treats and fun for all ages to celebrate the opening of Adjectives Market's newest location in Winter Garden. For more info: facebook.com/events/1000423900038007

Viva La Musica at Seaworld – Seaworld – 12:00 PM

Salsa and Latin music sensation, Jerry Rivera, takes the stage, with authentic Latin food prepared by SeaWorld Executive Chef Hector Colon. Included with theme park admission. For more info: seaworldparks.com 

“Interior”: A Talk and Screening with Filmmaker Zachary Beckler – Dr. Phillip's Center – 4:30 PM

As part of UCF Celebrates the Arts, watch the award-winning film Interior followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Zachary Beckler,  on new digital technologies. For more info: arts.cah.ucf.edu


Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Music, Awake! – Knowles Memorial Chapel – 3:00 PM

Take in a matinee performance of Beethoven performed live by the Bach Festival Society. For more info: bachfestivalflorida.org

Multi-Day Events:

Florida Film Festival – Multiple Locations – Times Vary

It's the closing weekend for the 25th annual Florida Film Festival, but there are still plenty of films to watch, discussions to hear, and parties to attend. For more info: floridafilmfestival.com

Celebration Exotic Car Festival – Celebration – Times Vary

North America’s largest collection of exotic cars, race cars and iconic Hollywood movie cars, on display in Central Florida. For more info: celebrationexoticcars.com

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