What’s Happening in Central Florida - November 11, 2009

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This is a guide to a smattering of events occurring in the Greater Orlando Central Florida area. The sections are divided into Art, Music, Theater, Author, Nature, Etc, and Plan Ahead. There is surely something for everyone. There is also a complementary list of On-Going events in the area as well & you can find those by Clicking Here! These are events that either occur on a regular basis or are special events for an extended period of time.

ART & LITERATURE

CREATURE OF HABIT OPENING

What: Gar BaiLey presents new paintings

When: Nov 13 - 7 - 9pm; runs through Dec. 8th

Where: Taste Restaurant

717 W. Smith St.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-0646

www.TasteCP.com

10TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY ART SALE

What: photography, ceramics, painting, drawings, jewelry & sculptures

When: Nov 14 - 9am - 5pm

15th - 11am - 4pm

Where: Crealde School of Art

600 St. Andrews Blvd

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-671-1886

CENTRAL FLORIDA HISTORY

What: panel of local authors will discuss Central Florida's history

When: Nov 14 - 10am

Where: Orange Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7481

HISTORY CENTER BOOK CLUB: THE LAST TIMICUAN

What: Author Fredric M. Hitt discusses his book about the early Native Americans of Florida

When: Nov 14 - 3 - 5pm

Where: Orange County Regional History Center

65 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-836-8500

www.TheHistoryCenter.org

MIKE HUCKABEE SIGNING

What: former Republican presidential candidate makes an appearance to promote his book, A Simple Christmas

When: Nov 16 - 8pm

Where: Barnes & Noble

2418 E. Colonial Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-894-6024

THEATER & MOVIES

FARM TO TABLE

What: screening of the documentary Food Fight and food by chef Josh Oakley

When: Nov 15 - 12:30 - 2pm

Where: Enzian Theater

1300 S. Orlando Ave

Maitland

Cost: $18

Contact: 407-629-0054

www.Enzian.org

MUSIC

ANTI-POP MUSIC FESTIVAL

What: Dozens of indie and experimental bands converge on venues around town

When: Nov 11 - 14

Where: Back Booth

37 W. Pine St.

Orlando

Cost: $25

Contact: 407-999-2570

www.AntiPopMusicFestival.com

ROCKIN' IN THE PASTURE

What: Three-day music and camping fest to raise money for an outdoor classroom at the Wekiwa Springs State Park

When: Nov 13 - 15

Where: Rock Springs Run State Reserve

30601 CR 433

Sorrento

Cost: $15

Contact: 407-884-2008

WOULDN'T IT BE LOVERLY: THE MUSIC OF LERNER & LOWE

What: Broadway at the Plaza reviews the best works of the two hit musical writers

When: Nov 14 - 4 & 7pm

15th - 2pm

Where: The Plaza Theatre

425 N. Bumby Ave

Orlando

Cost: $25 - 35

Contact: 407-228-1220

ORLANDO BRASS QUINTET

When: Nov 15 - 7:30PM

Where: Timucua White House

2000 S. Summerlin Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-851-2847

www.Timucua.com

LECTURE

THE ROLE OF STATE GOVERNMENTS IN ATTRACTING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS

What: presented by global business executive Adis Vila

When: Nov 10 - 7pm

Where: Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-646-2000

BROWN BAG LUNCH & LEARN: MICHAEL ROTHFELD

What: President of the nonprofit organization Florida Veterans Programs & Projects discusses the work on the documentary Korea: Forgotten War, Remembered Heroes

When: Nov 12 - noon - 1pm

Where: Orange County Regional History Center

65 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-836-8500

www.TheHistoryCenter.org

VETERANS DAY

VETERANS DAY PARADE

What: marching bands & floats

When: Nov 11 - 10am

Where: Downtown Orlando

Livingston & Orange to left on Central & left on Rosalind ending at Livingston

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-246-3720

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY

What: lunch will be served after the ceremony honoring our veterans

When: Nov 11 - 11am

Where: Starke Lake Gazebo

125 N. Lakeshore Dr.

Ocoee

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-905-3100

VERTERANS DAY PANEL DISCUSSION

What: veterans will discuss their experiences & the current state of the military with refreshments & cake

When: Nov 11 - 6pm

Where: Orange County Library System

12000 E. Colonial Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7480

HEALTH

STEP OUT WALK TO FIGHT DIABETES

What: Wellness expo and walk for awareness about the disease

When: Nov 14 - 7am

Where: Loch Haven Park

2416 N. Mills Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free - reservations required

Contact: 407-660-1926 x 3054

BREAST CANCER LECTURE

What: physicians will discuss, prevention, diagnosis & treatment

When: Nov 17 - 6:30pm

Where: Florida Hospital Apopka

201 N. Park Ave.

Apopka

Cost: Free - reservations required

Contact: 407-303-1700

NATURE

ANTHROPOLOGICAL LECTURE - SCOTT MARLOWE

What: discussion of cryptozoology and paleontology analyzing accounts of strange animal encounters

When: Nov 12 - 7pm

Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens

1920 N. Forest Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 321-948-3994

BROMELIAD SHOW & SALE

What: seminars & hourly raffles

When: Nov 14 - 9am - 4pm

Where: Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel

5445 Forbes Place

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-348-2139

OWL FEST

What: hooting contest, face painting, crafts, live music, bounce house & flight demonstrations

When: Nov 14 -10am - 3pm

Where: Avian Reconditioning Center

323 W. Lester Rd

Apopka

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-461-1056

FLORIDA FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING

What: plant selection, fertilization, irrigation, etc. presented by University of Florida IFAS extension

When: Nov 14 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

17th - 6 - 8pm

Where: North Orange Library

1211 E. Semoran Blvd.

Apopka

Cost: Free - registration required

Contact: 407-835-7481

AUTUMN STROLL

What: Live jazz accompanies a walk through the gardens with only the moon (and some candles) to light the way

When: Nov 14 - 7pm

Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens

1920 N. Forest Ave.

Orlando

Cost: $19

Contact: 407-246-2620

 

FOOD, BEER & WINE

OLE!

What: Spanish tapas, wine and dancing gala

When: Nov 12 - 7 - 9pm

Where: Tastings: A Wine Experience

111 N. Magnolia Ave

Orlando

Cost: $15

Contact: 407-999-9950

www.AWineExperience.com

SUNSHINE CHALLENGE

What: Central Florida Home Brewers beer tasting & competition

When: Nov 13 - 7 - 11pm

Where: Holiday Inn

5905 S. Kirkman Rd

Orlando

Cost: $25 advance; $35 at the door

Contact: 407-351-3333

ORLANDO FOOD & WINE FEST

What: over 35 restaurants represented - food, wine & music

When: Nov 14 - noon - 9pm

15th - noon - 6pm

Where: Lake Eola & Robinson St.

Orlando

Cost: advance - $15 2-day pass; $10 day pass; $15 day of the event; food & beverages $2 - $6

Contact: www.OrlandoFoodandWineFest.com

DISTINGUISHED CHEF BUFFET

When: Nov 15 - 11am - 1pm

Where: Rosen College of Hospitality Management

9907 Universal Blvd.

Orlando

Cost: $22.50

Contact: 407-903-8165

FUNDRAISERS

PUTTIN' ON THE GLITZ

What: gala with dancing and fashion show to benefit Maitland non-profit organizations

When: Nov 13 - 7:30pm

Where: Maitland Civic Center

641 S. Maitland Ave.

Maitland

Cost: $50 advance; $75 at the door

Contact: 407-677-1425

FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB 2009

What: Run up the 25-stories of the downtown Bank of America building to raise money for the American Lung Association

When: Nov 14 - 8:30am

Where: Bank of America Center

390 N. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: $25 registration with $100 fundraising minimum

Contact: 407-244-7041

www.FightForAirClimbOrlando.org

10TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY ART SALE

What: art, photography, ceramics, paintings, sculptures, etc. benefitting the Creadle School of Art

When: Nov 14 - 9am - 5pm

15th - 11am - 4pm

Where: Creadle School of Art

600 St. Andrews Blvd

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-671-1886

ISLAND HOP

What: to benefit Special Olympics Florida

When: Nov 14 - 6 - 10pm

Where: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 W. Osceola Pkwy

Kissimmee

Cost: $100

Contact: 407-756-3626

ETC.

TRIVIAL PURSUIT GAME NIGHT

What: game questions, prizes, wine & appetizers

When: Nov 11 - 5:30 - 7pm

Where: University Club & Art Gallery

841 N. Park Ave.

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-644-6149

ALIVE AFTER 5: SEAFOOD HARVEST

What: Street party celebrating the bounty of the sea

When: Nov 12 - 5 - 8pm

Where: Downtown Sanford

Sanford Ave & First St

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-302-2586

GEM, MINERAL & JEWELRY SHOW

What: The Central Florida Gem and Mineral Society present a weekend of demonstrations, custom jewelry, fossil displays, door prizes and more

When: Nov 13 - 1 - 8pm

14th - 10am - 8pm

15th - 10am - 5pm

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds

4603 W. Colonial Dr

Orlando

Cost: $4

Contact: 407-295-3247

PLANT AND CRAFT SALE

What: lunch and refreshments available

When: Nov 14 -9am - 3pm

Where: Orlando Garden Club

710 E. Rollins St

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-422-6284

FAMILY FESTIVAL

What: arts, crafts, food, inflatables, toddler area & entertainment

When: Nov 15 - 10am - 5pm

Where: Cranes Roost Park

Uptown Altamonte

Altamonte Springs

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-645-0923

PLAN AHEAD

WINTER VEGETABLE GARDENING

What: with Tom MacCubbin

When: Nov 17 - 6:30pm

Where: Winter Park Garden Club

1300 S. Denning Dr

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-644-5770

FASHION SHOW & SILENT AUCTION

What: to benefit the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program

When: Nov 19 - 5pm

Where: Plaza Cinema Café

155 S. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: $30 advance; $40 at the door

Contact: 407-422-1535

ORANGE AUDUBON PROGRAM - BRINGING BACK THE INDIGO SNAKE

What: by Fred Antonio

When: Nov 19 - 7pm

Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens

1920 N. Forest Ave.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-658-5742

BIRDING WALK

What: 2 mile hike - bring lunch, drink & birding gear

When: Nov 21 - 8:40am at the tram stop in parking lot on Magnolia Homes Rd.

Where: Lake Lotus Park

1153 Lake Lotus Park Rd

Altamonte Springs

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-851-5416

 

For information on Orlando real estate and Orlando homes for sale in addition to Orlando relocation contact Marc Grossman, your Greater Orlando Area Realtor @ 407-463-1034.  Additional information is available for Seminole County real estate, Orange County real estate, West Volusia County and South Lake County.

To learn more about Marc and the services he has to offer, visit his website.

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