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2015 Casselberry Food and Wine Festival on November 2nd

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The Casselberry Food and Wine Festival will take place at Secret Lake Park in Casselberry on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 from 6 pm-9 pm featuring courses from area restaurants and a diverse selection of wines being poured from Barefoot Wine and Bubbly … Continue reading

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UCF Homecoming Spirit Splash 2015 on October 23rd

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UCF’s Spirit Splash is the ultimate college football pep-rally finishing off the University of Central Florida’s homecoming week the day before the homecoming parade and football game. It is a tradition dating back to the mid-1990’s when a few students … 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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2015 UCF Football Home Schedule Featuring USF, Houston, East Carolina, UConn, FIU and more

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The UCF Knights football team will begin their third year in the American Athletic Conference with home games against FIU, Furman, UConn, Houston, East Carolina, USF . UCF Football September Home Games UCF kicks off their season on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 against FIU … 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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2014 Light Up Viera Christmas Event and Parade

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In the Orlando area we have several fun things to do during the Christmas season. One of the unique experiences in the larger central Florida area that we can typically do during the month of November and December is take … Continue reading

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Community Based Care of Central Florida celebrates National Adoption Day

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On November 21st, 2014, 35 children were officially adopted in Central Florida homes includes fifteen children in Orange County as part of National Adoption Day were 4,500 children were adopted nationally National Adoption Day Each November, the Community Based Care … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Events around Orlando in 2015

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Santa Claus is a very busy man around Orlando beginning in early November and continuing through Christmas Eve. From special events at shopping malls, breakfast celebrations, and parades, Santa Claus is out in full force around Orlando throughout the Holiday … Continue reading

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2014-2015 UCF Opera Season Kickoff Event on November 15th and 16th, 2014

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The University of Central Florida Opera is kicking off the 2014-2015 season with its 10th-annual gala concert entitled “It’s a Grand Knight of Singing” on November 15th and 16th, 2014 in the Visual Arts Building on the main campus of … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom Celebrates the Holidays with Characters, Parades, and Fireworks in 2015

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Beginning on select nights in the early part of November and continuing through December 18th, 2015, Disney World offers a separate-ticketed Christmas party at the Magic Kingdom called Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. With fireworks, stage shows, parades, holiday character … Continue reading

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2014 Winter Park Harvest Festival Supplies Orlando with Locally Grown Vegetables for Thanksgiving Dinner

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The fourth annual Winter Park Harvest Festival will takes place on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 in Central Park in the West Meadow green area that is close to the post office in Winter Park and is free for everyone to attend. The festival takes … Continue reading

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Voices of Liberty Christmas Caroling at Epcot in Disney World

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One of Disney World’s hidden gems during the Christmas Season is the Voices of Liberty Christmas Caroling that takes place from the day after Thanksgiving through the end of December. A Capella Christmas Caroling Before there were popular television A … Continue reading

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A Guide to Spending the Christmas Holidays at the Gaylord Palms Resort in 2015

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During the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, and the weeks in-between, the Gaylord Palms Resort resembles an Orlando attraction more than it does a fancy resort (which it is). With breakfast experiences with Shrek, Cirque performances, Dreamworks Animation … 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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2014 Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando

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A Thanksgiving tradition celebrates it’s 25th year in downtown Orlando at Lake Eola with the Seniors First Turkey Trot 5k. Runners will convene at Lake Eola on the morning of Thanksgiving to run 3.1 miles around the city. Orlando Turkey … Continue reading

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Festival of Trees 2014 in November Kicks off the Christmas Season in Orlando

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Sometime between 672-754 AD,  Christian lore states that St Boniface of Germany cut down a tree of Thor in order to disprove the legitimacy of the Norse gods to the local German tribe of the time. Spotting a fir tree … Continue reading

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