Weekend Happenings November 20 to 22

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


Florida Blue Battle of the Bands – Amway Center – 7:00 PM

The Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman marching bands and dance teams face off the night before the football game. For more info: floridaclassic.org

Emily Kinney – The Social – 8:00 PM

Singer-songwriter Emily Kinney best known for her role on AMC's hit The Walking Dead, performs live with guests Jacob Jeffries and Adam Tessler. For more info: thesocial.org

Friday & Saturday:

Choreographers' Showcase – Valencia College East Campus – 8:00 PM

In its 17th year of of performances, the choreographers' showcase is the end of term recital for Valencia College dance students and a chance for them to perform in front of a live audience. For more info: valenciacollege.edu/arts 


Waterford Taste of Orlando – Waterford Lakes Town Center – 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

A family-oriented food festival featuring food and beverage samples, live music, a local-business expo, shopping and children’s events including face painting, a trackless train, a rock-climbing wall and bounce houses. For more info: simon.com/mall/waterford-lakes-town-center

​Open House Art Sale – McRae Art Studios – 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

McRae’s holiday open house gives art collectors and gift­givers a unique opportunity to browse 23 artist studios, visit with the artists and purchase original art. For more info: mcraeartstudios.com

Makahiki – Downtown Orlando – 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Aku Aku Tiki Lounge and World of Beer Downtown Orlando are pleased to announce their partnership for the 1st annual Makahiki.  Makahiki is a Tiki Event and Luau, inspired by the ancient Hawaiian New Year festival of the same name. For more info: eventbrite.com

​Jingle Eve – Ivanhoe Village – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Ivanhoe Village merchants hold an annual open house with sweet treats, live music, a wine stroll and a Santa’s Village. The event is free, except for the wine stroll; tickets may be purchased online. For more info: ivanhoevillage.org

Art & Wine Stroll – Village at Artegon – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Every third Saturday, Artegon Marketplace hosts an art-and-wine stroll from 6-8 p.m. Browse handcrafted items and artwork while enjoying live jazz, tasty treats and wine from Orlando’s Quantum Leap Winery. For more info: artegonmarketplace.com

Saturday & Sunday:

Fall Festival of the Arts – Deland – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

About 175 artists from across the country will display and sell their work in the historic downtown shopping district, just in time for holiday gift-giving. For more info: delandfallfestival.com

Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase – Enzian – Show Times Vary

Experience the best work from local students attending film schools statewide in this two-day showcase. For more info: enzian.org

The Real Florida Fall Festival – Silver Springs Park – Times Vary

Experience the "real Florida" with a Critter Trail 5k, plant walk, specialized plant and animal demo, test fire demonstration, Creek Trail Tram tours, music, snake program and a chalk art competition. For more info: silversprings.com


Catherine Way – Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum – 12:00 PM

Enjoy the music of this talented harpist set in the beautiful surroundings of this historic home. For more info: casafeliz.us

All Weekend:

Latin Baseball Festival – ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Times Vary

The festival will feature a variety of Latin entertainment and activities, such as music, artists and food vendors before each game in the Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League series between the Cangrejeros de Santurce and the Indios de Mayaguez. For more info: espnwwos.com

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