Weekend Happenings November 6 to 8

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


Date Night – Leu Gardens – 6:00 PM

Enjoy Double Indemnity (1944) under the stars amongst the flowers in the gardens. For more info: leugardens.org

Sufjan Stevens – Dr Phillip's Center for the Performing Arts – 8:00 PM

New York based singer-songwriter, Sufjan Stevens, brings his talent to the stage here in Orlando in this concert with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit Plus One. For more info:  drphillipscenter.org

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights – Disney's Hollywood Studios – Park Times

In its final season, this spectacle of millions of glittering lights synchronized to holiday music runs through January 3rd and is free with standard admission to the park. For more info: disneyworld.disney.go.com

Friday & Saturday:

Electric Daisy Carnival – Former Tinker Field – 1:00 PM to Midnight

See the space formerly known as Tinker Field next to the citrus bowl transformed into a neon dreamscape with interactive art, live music, carnival rides, dancers, stilt walkers and more. For more info: orlando.electricdaisycarnival.com


American Heroes Air Show – Oviedo Mall – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Designed ot educate the public about rotary-wing aircraft and their diverse uses, this event is free and one of the premier helicopter-only aviation events. For more info: heroes-airshow.com

Movie in the Park – Maitland – 6:00 PM

Watch Maleficent in the fresh air at Maitland Middle School field with the family, a date, or friends. For more info: itsmymaitland.com

Do Good Date Night – Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Have fun with your date while doing something significant for your community. Couples pitch in to help a local nonprofit, then relax and enjoy food, drink and good times. For more info: dogooddatenight.com


Central Florida Jazz Society Monthly Concert – The Abbey Orlando – 3:00 PM

The Central Florida Jazz Society celebrates November with the return of a favorite – the Bill Allred Classic Jazz Band. For more info: abbeyorlando.com

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party – Disney's Magic Kingdom – 7:00 PM to Midnight

Magic, cheer and enchantment for all ages fill the Magic Kingdom. Party with your favorite characters, enjoy live music, glittering lights, a holiday-themed parade, and life-like snow. Running on select nights through December 18. A separate ticket is required for admission. For more info: disneyworld.disney.go.com

All Weekend:

Project Spotlight's One-Act Festival – UCF Theater – Times Vary

A free festival of new plays showcasing student writers, directors, actors, designers, and managers preparing for a professional career. For more info: facebook.com/ProjectSpotlightUCF

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