Monthly Archives: May 2012

Leu Gardens Free For Dads on June 17

June 17 is Fathers Day and The Harry P. Leu Gardens is offering free admission on that day for all dads. This 50-acre botanical garden is a wonderful place to spend the day with your family.

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Time to Cowboy Up in Kissimmee

The 129th edition of the Silver Spurs Rodeo is scheduled for 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, June 1 & 2, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee. Tickets are $15 and children 10 and under get in free.

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Last Days for Snow White’s Scary Adventures

According to an article in the Orlando Sentinel, Snow White’s Scary Adventures will end on Thursday, May 31. The popular attraction is one of the original rides in the Magic Kingdom. The area will be redone as Princess Fairytale Hall, … Continue reading

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Live at the Gardens: The Friends of Jazz

Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales presents “The Friends of Jazz” as part of its summer music series at 7:30pm on Saturday, June 23. Admission is $20 or $40 for dinner and the concert. The Friends of Jazz is a … Continue reading

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Photo Exhibit Explores Interstate 4

Photographer Sherri Bunye’s exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center – FloridaScapes: I-4 – The Exits Less Traveled -  focuses on the Orlando/Sanford area of Interstate 4. The show continues through September 9. Photo by Ebyabe.

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Ghosts Lurking in Ybor City?

The Ybor City area of Tampa is famous for its cigar-making history that began in the 1880s and is now designated a National Historic Landmark District. One of its attractions is the Official Ghost Tour scheduled every evening or by … Continue reading

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Discovery Cove Offers Bonus Passes

Guests at Discovery Cove now get passes to visit both SeaWorld and Aquatica as part of their admission and for an additional $20 the pass includes Busch Gardens in Tampa.

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Summer Movie Series at the Garden Theatre

The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden has announced the lineup of films for its Summer Movie Series. Described as vintage, cult or micro-budget, the films are shown every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7pm from June to September. The Thursday … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to the New Fantasyland?

Disneyworld’s expansion of Fantasyland is moving right along and the second half of Dumbo the Flying Elephant and the Casey Jr. Splash ‘n’ Soak Station is opening in July. Later this year, probably around the holidays, Under the Sea – … Continue reading

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Crawfish Festival is Sunday, May 27

The 16th Annual Crawfish Festival takes place in Heritage Square Park in Orlando on Sunday, May 27, from 2-10pm. This popular young-adult event features 3,000 pounds of crawfish and lots of entertainment. A portion of the proceeds will be donated … Continue reading

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