Weekend Happenings Nov 17 to 19

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


Bringing Hope One Song At A Time – Rollins College – 7 p.m.

Orlando's own Christian Cuevas, a semi-finalist on season 11 of The Voice​, will perform in a one-night-only benefit concert with all proceeds going to “Together for Puerto Rico: A Hurricane Recovery Fund.” For tickets and more info: bachfestivalflorida.com

Opening Night Show & Reception – Mad Cow Theatre – 7:30 p.m.

See the curtains rise on Born Yesterday, and American comedy about politics and the power of female persuasion and attend the champagne reception immediately following the show. Show runs through Dec. 17. For tickets and more info: madcowtheatre.com

Leading Ladies: Showstoppers – CFCArts Blackbox Theatre – 7:30 p.m.

The CFCArts' Women’s Ensemble perform iconic moments from both stage and screen including WickedEvita and Hairspray, as well as some more intimate moments from their classical repertoire. For tickets and more info: cfcarts.com

Sense and Sensibility Opens – Annie Russel Theatre – 8 p.m.

It's a spirited new adaptation of the beloved Jane Austen novel following the Dashwood sisters as they navigate life after the sudden death of their father, which leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Show runs through Dec. 2. For tickets and more info: rollins.edu/annie-russell-theatre


Tom & Dan "Bad at Business" Beerfest – Sanford – noon to 6 p.m.

What sets this beerfest apart from others is the fact that as long as you are of legal drinking age, this one is 100% free to all who would like to taste. Get to West End Trading Co. early, show I.D., get a wristband, and from 2 to 4 p.m. sample free beer. For more info: facebook.com/events

Wine Walk – Bok Tower Gardens – 3 to 5 p.m.

Sip, sample and stroll through the Gardens while sampling 10 wines from around the world. Ticket includes wine samples, nibbles at each stop and a souvenir tasting glass and an after party with live music from AcousticDose from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For tickets and more info: boktowergardens.org/calendar

Art Walk – Sanford – 6 to 9 p.m.

Explore galleries along historic downtown Sanford’s First Street between Magnolia and Sanford avenues. Discover the town’s culture and nightlife, food and art. Free. For more info: sanfordartwalk.comsanfordwelcomecenter.com

Beethoven & Mozart – Bob Carr Theatre – 8 p.m.

Guest conductor and concert pianist Jeffrey Kahane joins the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra for an evening of classical music's biggest names. For tickets and more info: orlandophil.org


Yoga in the Sculpture Garden – Mennello Museum – 9 a.m.

Start your Sunday with a relaxing lakeside flow suitable for beginner to moderate levels led by the certified instructors from Full Circle Yoga. For more info: mennellomuseum.org

Children's Book Giveaway – Downtown Orlando – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In honor of national family literacy month, Page 15 is giving away 2,000+ books to any families and children who stop by the "Book Bound" booth at the Orlando Farmer's Market at Lake Eola. For more info: facebook.com/events

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Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase – Enzian – Sat & Sun

This year, 56 films representng 12 different schools, along with 8 FilmSlam Audience Awardwinners and 2 Reel Short Teen Film Festival winners will be featured. A jury of industry professionals will choose their favorites and those films, along with an audience award winner, will move on to premiere at the 27th Annual Florida Film Festival in April 2018. For tickets, show times, and more info: enzian.org

Scottish Highland Festival – Mount Dora  – Fri & Sat

Enjoy Scottish bands and musicians performing throughout the weekend as well as an afternoon of Highland Games. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info: 352-735-7183 or facebook.com/events

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