Weekend Happenings Nov 11 to 12

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


You're a Good Man Charlie Brown – Holy Family Catholic School – 7 p.m.

Support the young thespians of Genesian Players Drama Club as they put on this musical production of this Broadway production. For tickets and more info: tinyurl.com/fallcharliebrown

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party – Walt Disney World – 7 p.m.

The Magic Kingdom is as magical as ever with its annual Christmas festivities, including a special parade and fireworks. Separate park ticket required for this event. For more info: disneyworld.disney.go.com


City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade – Downtown Orlando – 11 a.m.

The city honors the courageous men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces in a celebration featuring marching bands, ROTC units, active duty military, decorative floats and veterans groups. Orange Avenue at Robinson Street. For more info: cityoforlando.net

Winter Garden Music Fest – Plant Street – noon to 11 p.m.

More than 25 musical acts will delight audiences of all ages, from Beauty and the Beast performances by Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater, critically acclaimed, a magician, African storytelling and music; to showstopping bands highlighting the main event: The Jonnie Morgan Band, Thomas Wynn and the Believers, The SHBooms, Beebs and Her Money Makers, and Switch. The event will also feature a variety of local food and craft beer. For more info: wintergardenmusicfest.com

Cows 'n Cabs – Winter Park – 7 to 10 p.m.

Some of the biggest names in Orlando's culinary scene come together for this unique foodie event with craft beer, cocktails, and wine in a pop-up environment in Central Park with live music and more. For tickets and more info: cowsncabs.com

La La Land in Concert – Dr. Phillips Center – 8 p.m.

Accompanied by a live symphony orchestra, this new classic leaps from the silver screen into the Walt Disney Theater. For tickets and more info: drphillipscenter.org


Patriot Cruise & Salute – Mount Dora – noon

This recreational boating event benefits wounded, injured and ailing veterans of the U. S. Armed Forces. For more info: mountdorapcs.org

Alon Goldstein Piano Concert – Rollins College – 3 p.m.

The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park presents this matinee piano concert at Tiedtke Concert Hall. For tickets and more info: bachfestivalflorida.com

Multi-Day Events:

Electric Daisy Carnival – Tinker Field – Fri & Sat

It's a high-flying, heart pounding and otherworldly festival that draws tens of thousands to Orlando each year for a celebration of community, love and dance​ with glowing performances by some of the biggest names in dance music. For tickets and more info: orlando.electricdaisycarnival.com

Orlando International Fashion Week – Various Locations – Fri & Sat

It's the closing weekend for this week-long event celebrating everything fashion. Attedn the Youth Fashion Show on Friday night or the Closing Show on Saturday. For tickets and more info: orlandointernationalfashionweek.com

Art in Odd Places – Downtown Orlando – Fri to Sun

This years festival features visual and installation, performance, time-based media, virtual and gaming work, online and in-real-life hybrids, plus many others that explore this years theme of "Noise" and actively engaging the public realm all weekend from Orange Avenue to Wall Street to South Street. For more info: artinoddplaces.org

Festival of Trees – Orlando Museum of Art – Fri to Sun

This seasonal tradition at the Orlando Museum of Art transforms the museum into a holiday showplace with themed, decorated trees, vignettes and decor—all for purchase. For more info: omart.org

Maitland Under the Stars – Lake Lily – Fri to Sun

It's the annual Maitland Rotary Art Festival where the sky is punctuated with lights and you browse the art with a cup or beer or wine in-hand. For more info: maitlandrotaryartfestival.com

For a full lineup of the happenings around town this month plus all the Seasonal Happenings check out On the Town, 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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