Author Archives: Scott Baker

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Intellectual Speaker Series at Rollins College featuring Maggie Doyne, Martha C. Nussbaum, Sean Baker, and Others

Since 2008, the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College has brought in well-known and intellectual speakers to the campus to engage students, alumni, and the community through public lectures, readings, symposiums, seminars, master classes, interviews, and special-interest sessions that are … Continue reading

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Enzian Winter Park Popcorn Flicks Makes for a Great Date Night in Central Park

On the second Thursday of every month, the Enzian and Winter Park showcase an outdoor movie at  Popcorn Flicks in the Park  where couples and families can lounge outdoors and share some quality time together. Popcorn Flicks in the Park The movies … Continue reading

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2018 Florida Hospital Battle of the Bands 5k in Casselberry on September 15th

Running and live music are combined when the Florida Hospital Battle of the Bands 5k takes place in the city of Casselberry at a new location for 2018 at Lake Concord Park on September 15th, 2018 at 7:30am. Florida Hospital Battle of the Bands … Continue reading

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2018 Rock The Universe at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando featuring Casting Crowns, Jesus Culture, TobyMac, and For King & Country on September 7th and 8th

Rock The Universe is the annual Christian rock and roll festival that is Universal Studios’ answer to Disney’s Night of Joy. Most recently, Universal has added a new theater to host all of their concerts. Some of the artists to … Continue reading

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Theatre UCF 2018/2019 Season featuring Of Mice and Men, Titanic the Musical, and More

When it comes to attending and experiencing theater shows in Orlando, visitors to the area will most likely think of Disney World and it’s large-scale production stage shows like Finding Nemo at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Beauty and the Beast … Continue reading

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2018 and 2019 Orlando Repertory Children’s Theatre Season Schedule and Preview

The Orlando Repertory Theatre is the main children’s theater in the city of Orlando to put on professional theatrical performances to popular children’s stories.   Orlando Repertory Theatre 2018 – 2019 Season The Orlando Repertory Theatre has weekend shows from September 8th, … Continue reading

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2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert Lineup

Boyz II Men, Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Billy Ocean, Tiffany, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy highlight the Eat to the Beat Concert Series for the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert Lineup The … Continue reading

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Best Restaurant Choices for Orlando Magical Dining Month in September 2018

September is Orlando’s Magical Dining Month where the best restaurants around the city are showcased with a featured three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $35 that includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Orlando Magical Dining Month Taking a look at … Continue reading

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2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is Orlando’s Best Annual Food Event

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is Disney World’s annual culinary event that provides sample size portions of cuisines, wine, and beer from close to 30 different countries around the World Showcase Lagoon in Epcot and is the city of … Continue reading

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2018 Celebration of Running 5k at the Orlando Cultural Park on August 18th

Track Shack’s 2018 Running Series kicks off on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 with the Celebration of Running 5k at Orlando Cultural Park that is adjacent to the Orlando Science Center. Celebration of Running 5k The Celebration of Running is sponsored by Florida … Continue reading

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2018 UCF Football Home Schedule Featuring Pitt, Navy, Cincinnati, FAU, and more

After an undefeated season, bringing home the Peach Bowl title, and a National Championship, the UCF Knights Football team kicks-off its 2018 season at home on September 8th, 2018 against the South Carolina Bulldogs after opening their season with an … Continue reading

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2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom Features Trick or Treating, a Parade, and Fireworks

The best way to celebrate Halloween in Orlando with your family is by trick-or-treating and attending Mickey’s Not-so-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. On the opposite end of the spectrum of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, Mickey’s Halloween … Continue reading

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2018 Orlando Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center August 10th – August 12th

The Orlando Home & Garden Show takes place at the Orange County Convention Center twice a year, once in March and again in August. The Fall Show will take place on Friday, August 10th through Sunday, August 12th, 2018. Orlando Home & Garden Show … Continue reading

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Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2018

For the last several years, radio host Tom Joyner has had a family convention and expo called the Tom Joyner Family Reunion that is full of entertainment for his radio listeners and fans during Labor Day weekend in Orlando. The … Continue reading

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2018 Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at Amway Center in Orlando on August 18th

The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series will be coming to the Amway Center in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 for two shows – 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Monster Jam Monster Jam’s newest show, Triple Threat Series, brings … Continue reading

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2018 CFAMily Days at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College in Winter Park in July and August

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum on the Campus of Rollins College in Winter Park will be hosting their free family event called CFAMily Day at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College on several Saturdays in the summer with a different … Continue reading

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2018 Kentucky Derby Parties in Orlando featuring Winter Park and Downtown Orlando

If you are looking for a couple of great places to celebrate and watch the Kentucky Derby in Orlando for a good cause on May 5th, 2018, there are a couple of great options in Downtown Orlando and Winter Park to … Continue reading

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2018 Easter Services in Downtown Orlando at the Dr Phillips Center on April 1st

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando will be celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, with 2 Easter Services on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 in the Walt Disney Theater at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts … Continue reading

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2018 Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Amway Center on January 12th-15th

In 2012, the first Avengers movie became one of the all-time blockbuster movies of all time reaching the third spot on the all-time USA box office charts. Included in this same chart of the top 50 grossing movies of all … Continue reading

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2017 Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Orlando at the Amway Center on January 12th-16th

The circus is coming to Orlando at the Amway Center on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 and staying until Monday, January 16th, 2017. The Greatest Show on Earth brings wonder and fun with amazing animal acts that will astound the family. Ringling … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Arrival at the Mall at Millenia for Christmas on November 4th, 2016

Santa Claus will be arriving at the Mall at Millenia in grand style to kick of the Christmas season on Friday, November 4th, 2016 starting at 6:00 PM. The holiday event features a family friendly dj dance party, with food and drinks available for … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Greek Fest celebrates Greek Culture, Food, and Music on November 4th, 5th, and 6th in Maitland

Growing up on the west coast of Florida throughout most of my childhood before I moved to Orlando to attend UCF in 1994, the neighborhood that I lived in was zoned for Tarpon Springs High School in which I spent … Continue reading

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2016 Fall Fiesta in the Park Arts and Crafts Festival at Lake Eola on November 5th and 6th in Downtown Orlando

The Fall Fiesta in the Park will bring over 400 arts and crafts vendors to Downtown Orlando on Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th, 2016 from 10 AM-5 PM at Lake Eola. New for 2016, the festival has a 10am … Continue reading

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2016 Spring Fiesta in the Park Art Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando on April 2nd and 3rd

Fiesta in the Park

Downtown Orlando’s premier bi-annual arts and crafts festival will take place along the streets surrounding Orlando’s Lake Eola Park on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 from 10 AM-5 PM and on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 from 10 PM-5 PM. Spring Fiesta … Continue reading

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