Weekend Happenings May 11-13

Our top picks for what's happening in and around Orlando this weekend.


Art & Music in the Park – Casselberry – 6 to 9 p.m.

Art & Music in the Park expands this month with a folk twist. Forlorn Strangers headlines the live music performances with food trucks, local artisans and other vendors on site. Free. Casselberry City Hall, 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry.  407-262-7700, ext. 1507.

2nd Friday Art Splash – Mount Dora – 6 to 8 p.m.

An evening of art, music and hors d’oeuvres to showcase the work of regional artists, on display at several walking-distance venues. Special opening reception for Lost Wonderment of the Circus – A Solo Exhibit of Works by Theresa Disney is happening at Mount Dora Center for the Arts. Free. mountdoracenterforthearts.org


OnePulse Foundation Pop-Up Shop – The Mall at Millenia – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shop exclusive "We Will Not Let Hate Win" tote bags, Tumblers, iWallets, and Makeup bags that are perfect for a fashionable Mother's Day gift. Inside Bloomingdale's. facebook.com/events

Brews, Bites & Brushes – Cape Canaveral – 6 to 10 p.m.

Enjoy beer and food pairings from local Space Coast restaurants while listening to live music and watching the artists contest. 6-10 p.m. Florida Beer Company, 200 Imperial Blvd., Cape Canaveral. floridabeer.com


Leu Gardens Celebrates Moms – Leu Gardesn – 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.

Enjoy this special day with Mom by strolling the winding paths in the beautiful 50-acre gardens. Free for mothers. leugardens.org

For more Mother's Day ideas see Spas for Moms: Total Bliss and 7 Superb Mother's Day Experiences in Orlando.

Multi-Day Events

Disney On Ice: Dare to Dream – Amway Center – Fri to Sun

See Moana in a live production and celebrate what’s possible as five Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all. Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m., Sunday 1 and 5 p.m. 407-440-7000. amwaycenter.com

Florida Music Festival – Downtown Orlando – Fri & Sat

The 18th Annual Florida Music Festival takes features over 150 bands in pubs, clubs and outdoor stages over 6 blocks of Downtown Orlando. Discover new music with free admission to all participating venues. facebook.com/events

Eye Love Mom Celebration – Orlando Eye – Fri to Sun

Make Mother’s Day extra special with a visit to the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye and the “Eye Love Mom” package which includes a private family capsule for up to four people, a “MOMosa” bar featuring champagne and non-alcoholic options, a Sweet Treats Bar and special gifts for mom to treasure. Children under 3 are free. Reservations are required. officialorlandoeye.com/mom

Jazz on the Vineyard Green – Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards – Sat & Sun

Enjoy jazz musicians on the outdoor stage Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, 19239 U.S. Highway 27 North, Clermont. lakeridgewinery.com

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