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Waterford Lakes Santa’s Winter Wonderland Village Carnival 2015

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For residents of east Orlando, there are two options when it comes to a midway carnival Christmas celebration. The first carnival is Light Up UCF at the University of Central Florida. A short drive down Alafaya Trail brings you to … Continue reading

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Light Up UCF 2015 Christmas Event at the University of Central Florida Features Ice Skating, Light Show, Outdoor Movies, and a Ferris Wheel

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Light Up UCF is the University of Cental Florida’s annual holiday event that features a free Christmas light show, outdoor ice skating, an ice slide, free outdoor movies, carolers, carnival rides, and Santa Claus. Other nights may feature a concert, … Continue reading

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2015 and 2016 Broadway Shows in Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

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2014 was a banner year for the city of Orlando with grand opening of the new state-of-the-art Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. For it’s original season, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts started off the season with The … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Intellectual Speaker Series at Rollins College featuring Leymah Gbowee and Bill Bryson

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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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2015 and 2016 Orlando Repertory Childrens Theatre Season Schedule and Preview

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The Orlando Repertory Theatre is the main children’s theater in the city of Orlando that partners with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to put on professional theatrical performances to popular children’s stories. As would be expected in a city … Continue reading

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CFAMily Days at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College in Winter Park in 2015 and 2016

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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 fall and … Continue reading

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Theatre UCF 2015/2016 Season featuring The Importance of Being Earnest, Hair, Spunk, She Loves Me and more

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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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Zora Neale Hurston Life and Literary Works around the Historic Town of Eatonville

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Zora Neale Hurston grew up in the historic town of Eatonville, Florida, a small town just six miles north of Downtown Orlando along Interstate 4, that was one of the first all-black towns to be formed after the Emancipation Proclamation … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom New Years Eve Fireworks From Different Locations on Video

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New Years Eve at the Magic Kingdom includes two different fireworks shows, an electric parade, and a new years eve countdown to make a lasting memory with party hats and noisemakers. We present three different videos showcasing the New Years … Continue reading

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2015 Hollywood Studios New Years Eve Features Fireworks Choreographed to Live Rock and Roll Music

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Hollywood Studios at Disney World features a different kind of New Years Eve show in Orlando with live rock-and-roll music choreographed to fireworks. Heavy beats and riffs on electric guitars blast popular songs from the 1960’s, 1970’s, and 1980’s while … Continue reading

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Downtown Disney New Years Eve Celebration Featuring DisneyQuest for NYE 2015

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If you’d rather bring in the new year with confetti at Disney World instead of fireworks, DisneyQuest at Downtown Disney offers a family-friendly New Years Eve Party for an affordable price. Downtown Disney New Years Eve Downtown Disney used to celebrate … Continue reading

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2014 Hollywood Studios Christmas Lights Featuring the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

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Disney World meets Clark Griswold with their Osborne Spectacle of Lights at Hollywood Studios. The Osborne Spectacle of Lights is the ultimate dancing lights Christmas Show that is themed to music that may very well be the best light show … Continue reading

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Top 10 Orlando Magic Home Games for the 2014 / 2015 Season

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The biggest home game for the Orlando Magic for the 2014/2015 season has to be the day after Christmas when Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Amway Center in Orlando. Cleveland also returns to Orlando in March 2015 … Continue reading

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Best Places to View Manatees in Orlando featuring SeaWorld and Blue Spring State Park

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On February 6th, 2013, SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team transported “Slip” the Manatee from it’s park in Orlando to Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida in the northern part of Orlando. After being rescued by SeaWorld’s team on … Continue reading

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