Weekend Happenings: October 2 to 4

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

After such a gloomy and wet week, we deserve some fun Orlando! Here's what's happening this weekend.


First Friday Jazz Series – Thorton Park – 5:00 PM

Celebrate the first weekend of October with wine and a music stroll through Thorton Park. For more info: thorntonparkdistrict.com

Night at the Museum – New Smyrna Museum of History – 6:00 PM

Help raise money for the museum while enjoying a buffet and live entertainment at this special event. For more info: nsbhistory.org

You Can't Take it With You – Mad Cow Theater – 7:30

It's opening night for this production which will run through October 22. For more info: madcowtheatre.com


Among the Believers – Enzian Theater – 1:45 PM

Watch this documentary for a rare insight into the ideological battle facing Pakistan and the Muslim World. For more info: enzian.org

Oktoberfest – German American Club – 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Authentic German bands, including Dan Witucki and the Heimatmusikanten, perform, along with Bavarian beer, home-cooked German food, German dancers and a Bavarian biergarten experience. For more info: orlandogermanclub.com

The Main Squeeze – The Social Orlando – 9:00 PM

OMG Presents:  The Main Squeeze Mind Your Head tour featuring The Groove Orient and The Happy Campers. For more info: thesocial.org


Stravinsky's Histoire du Soldat – UCF – 7:00 PM

Spend an evening with The Soldier's Tale collaborative effort performed by UCF students. For more info: theatre.cah.ucf.edu

All Weekend:

Global Peace Film Festival – Various Locations – Times Vary

This film festival focuses on connecting artistic expression with film to create an open dialogue for positivity and peace. For more info: peacefilmfest.org

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Epcot – Park Times

Taste the world from one location in Central Florida, as dozens of international food markets pop up within this Disney theme park. Experience the art of talented celebrity chefs, watch special culinary demonstrations, and enjoy Eat to the Beat concerts. disneyworld.disney.go.com

Orlando Indie Comedie Fest – Various Locations – Times Vary

Running from October 1st to the 4th, each night highlights a different area of town and a new comic. For more info: orlandoindiecomedy.com

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