Weekend Happenings in Orlando May 20 to 22

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


Sunset at Southern Hill Farms – Clermont – 5pm to 9pm

Enjoy extended hours for blueberry picking, food trucks, and blueberry beer from Shipyard Brewing Co. For more info: southernhillfarms.com

Get Your Jazz On – The Alfond Inn – 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Enjoy a live jazz concert under the stars with drinks and food. Valet parking is included in the ticket purchase. For more info: thealfondinn.com


Kids Fringe: Storybook Day – The Mennello Museum of American Art – 10am to 2pm

This event is free and does not require a Fringe button, open to all ages and featuring a long lineup of kid-friendly stories and fun entertainment. For more info: facebook.com/events/451939781598063/

Food Truck Wars – Seminole Towne Center – 12pm to 6pm

40 gourmet food trucks battle it out with celebrity judges. There's also live music, kids zone, beer garden and more. For more info: foodtruckwars.com

James Gamble Rogers II Colloquium – Rollins College – 9:30am to 3:30pm

Donovan Rypkema, an expert on historic preservation from Washington, D.C., is scheduled to talk about “Historic Preservation and Economics: Recent Lessons from Home and Abroad.” An afternoon bus tour of significant Winter Park homes follows the talk and other morning events at Tiedtke Hall, Rollins College. For more info: casafeliz.us

Art Walk – Sanford – 6pm to 9pm

It's the monthly art walk through the downtown streets of Sanford where you can explore the galleries and art spaces, and discover the river town's culture, nightlife, food, and more. For more info: sanfordartwalk.com

Good Life Festival at Trilogy Orlando – Magnolia House – 7pm

An evening of food, fun and a tribute to the Beach Boys and Jimmy Buffett. Doors open at 5:30pm. For more info: thegoodlifefest.com


Royal Tea Party – Maitland – 3pm to 5pm

Spend an afternoon with over 16 of the most beloved characters of all time at the Venue on the Lake and sip some tea while watching a live princess concert. For more info: facebook.com/events/1531555953809765/

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Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival – Venues Vary – Times Vary

Unjuried, uncensored and unforgettable works of theater, music and dance are back this year, with performances taking place at various venues near Loch Haven Park. For more info: orlandofringe.org

Special Olympics Summer State Games – ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Times Vary

1,800 athletes from across Florida plus 1,500 coaches, volunteers, family members, and members of the public come together to bring us the Summer State Games of the Special Olympics. For more info: specialolympicsflorida.org

Actors Reaching Out – Rollins College – Times Vary

Celebrate prom season and promote positive change with this production of Carrie: The Musical performed in the Fred Stone Theater. For more info: actorsreachingout.ticketleap.com

Blues-n-Groove Weekend – Mount Dora – Times Vary

Live music along the lakefront, including Damon Fowler Group with Beth McKee, The David Julia Band and Petey & The Ravens. Elizabeth Evans Park. For more info: bluesandgroove.com

Spring Book Sale – Orlando Public Library – Fri & Sat 10am to 5pm; Sun 1:30pm to 4:30pm

It's the Friends of the Library annual spring book sale with fiction and nonfiction, recorded books, DVDs, CDs and more available for half price.  For more info: ocls.info

Bahia Shrine Circus – Silver Spurs Arena – Times Vary

The Royal Hanneford Circus comes to town. For more info: bahiashrine.org/ways-to-help/bahia-shrine-circus

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