Monthly Archives: August 2012

Family Fun Days at Bonnet House Museum

On the first and third Saturdays of September, the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens in Fort Lauderdale celebrates Family Fun Days. Admission is half price for adults and children for a full schedule of arts, crafts and activities from 10am … Continue reading

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Easy Day Trips Featuring Animals

According to an article in Timeout: Central Florida Entertainment Guide, there are four attractions easily accessible in Central Florida for wonderful animal encounters. They are Giraffe Ranch in Dade City, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Gatorland in Orlando, and Lion Country … Continue reading

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Festival of the Masters

Downtown Disney will host the 37th Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels® November 9-11. Over 150 juried Fine Artists and over 40 Emerging Masters will qualify to showcase painting, photography, glass works, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, jewelry and digital art. The … Continue reading

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“The Who” is Coming to Orlando

Roger Daltrey and Peter Townshend are bringing their North American Tour to the Amway Center in Orlando on Saturday, November 3. The concert will feature the 1973 “Quadrophenia” album. For information and tickets, Photo by Jean-Luc Ourlin ( [CC-BY-SA-2.0 … Continue reading

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Concert Will Feature Simon & Garfunkel Music

The Florida Orchestra will perform a symphonic rock concert featuring the music of Simon & Garfunkel at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on October 19. Guest conductor Michael Krajewski will be joined by guest vocalists AJ Swearingen and Jonathan … Continue reading

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October Fossil Fair for Young and Old

The Central Florida Fairgrounds will host a Fossil Fair on October 13-14 from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday. Displays and sales of fossils, rocks, minerals, artifacts, books, and supplies will be featured along with … Continue reading

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Family-Friendly Halloween at SeaWorld

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is a daytime event that runs from noon to 8pm, making it very popular with the younger set. It features trick-or-treating, dancing with sea creatures, silly and spooky shows, and arts and crafts. The dates are October … Continue reading

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Brick-or-Treat at Legoland

Celebrate Halloween every Saturday and Sunday in October at Legoland’s “Brick-or-Treat.” Come see the world’s largest Lego Jack-O-Lantern and join a scavenger hunt in Miniland USA.

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Imperial Symphony Orchestra Season Begins October 2

The Imperial Symphony Orchestra of Lakeland begins its season on October 2 at the Lakeland Center with “From Russia With Love.” On November 6, the Orchestra presents “European Stars,” followed by “Swingin’ Holiday Pops” on  December 11, “Pacific Rhythms” on … Continue reading

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“Peanuts… Naturally” Coming to Orlando History Center

Explore nature through the eyes of those wonderful Peanuts characters created by Charles M. Schulz when Peanuts… Naturally opens on September 29 at the Orange County Regional History Center. This traveling exhibit from the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa … Continue reading

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