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Theatre UCF 2017/2018 Season featuring Seminar, Of Thee I Sing, An Octoroon 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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Top 10 Romantic Restaurants around UCF for Valentine’s Day 2016 including Oviedo and Waterford Lakes

The University of Central Florida, or UCF, has grown to be the second largest University in the Country and the communities in east Orlando around UCF having grown up around it with the city of Oviedo to the North, the … Continue reading

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Florida Citrus Parade in Downtown Orlando on December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM

The Florida Citrus Parade will be held on New Years Eve in Downtown Orlando on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM. The parade is televised nationally and celebrates Orlando’s two bowl games, the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus … 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

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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UCF Homecoming Spirit Splash 2015 on October 23rd

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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2015 U Can Finish 5 Miler and 2 Mile Race at UCF on October 18th

So the running joke when I attended the University of Central Florida in the late 1990’s was that UCF stood for both “Under Construction Forever” or “U Can’t Finish”. Under Construction Forever The first slight of “Under Construction Forever” was … Continue reading

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater 2015 and 2016 Season Schedule and Preview

Celebrating their 27th year, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater officially kicks off their 2015 and 2016 season with their annual Season Opening Gala on Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 5 pm at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. … Continue reading

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2015 and 2016 Orlando Repertory Childrens Theatre Season Schedule and Preview

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

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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Horseback Riding and More in Orlando at Al-Marah Arabians in Clermont

When it comes to new attractions and experiences in Orlando, a current trend with Orlando attractions and theme parks is to offer premium experiences to small groups that last for a half or full day. Al-Marah Arabians in Clermont is … Continue reading

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2015 Celebrity Mascot Games June 19th and 20th

The annual Celebrity Mascot Games hits Orlando on Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 12:30 pm and Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando. Celebrity Mascot Games More than 30 mascots will compete in physical duels, strength competitions and … Continue reading

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Best Ideas for Things to Do on Fathers Day in Waterford Lakes including Bowling, Miniature Golf, and Restaurant Recommendations

While Mother’s Day is traditionally a day to pamper mom and take her out for a nice meal with no cleanup afterwards, Father’s Day is about doing activities that men like to do that involves family time, activities, and maybe … Continue reading

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2015 UCF Symphony Under the Stars on April 16th Featuring the UCF Orchestra

One of UCF’s best kept secrets is also one of the city of Orlando’s best kept secrets. The UCF Orchestra presents Symphony Under the Stars at the heart of the UCF campus at the Reflection Pond on Thursday, April 16th, … Continue reading

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

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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Why Blake Bortles Should Return to UCF for his Senior Year

Updated: January 6th, 2014 – Blake Bortles has decided to forgo his senior year at UCF to enter the NFL Draft. Thank you Blake for the most unbelievable season in UCF history. Represent UCF well in the NFL and best … Continue reading

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Junior Achievement of Central Florida and UCF Brings Leadership and Volunteers to Orlando Schools

On November 13th, 2013, the Junior Achievement of Central Florida (JA) will host their 26th Annual Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame at the Rosen Centre Hotel on International Drive. This year’s honorees include Laureates: Dr. John Hitt – President of … Continue reading

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2013 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Orlando at UCF on October 6th

In 1982, Susan G. Komen started Susan G. Komen for the cure (Komen), a nationwide organization that focuses on breast cancer awareness and investment after losing her sister to breast cancer. Since its inception, Komen has invested over $1.5 billion … Continue reading

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Harlem Shake Orlando Florida Compilation

Well now I have another reason to renew my UCF Season Football tickets this year. I have a good feeling that we will be seeing some Harlem Shaking along with Zombie Nation in 2013. Here is our compilation of Orlando … Continue reading

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President Bill Clinton talks about Orlando and UCF on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2011 and 2012

Update: September 21st, 2012: Bill Clinton mentioned UCF on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart for a second time in one year with his appearance on Thursday, September 20th, 2012 talking about the number of simulation companies coming out of … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to Spending the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend in the City of Orlando

As Thanksgiving day approaches in Orlando each year, the holidays are in full gear. From getting your table ready for Thanksgiving Dinner to planning out your Black Friday shopping, this is our guide to spending Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando. Thanksgiving Dinner … Continue reading

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Stuff UCF Fans Say

I was passed along this video that I wanted to share on Orlando Local Guide entitled: “Stuff UCF Fans Say” by Scooter Magruder. I would like to disclose that I am a proud UCF Alumni and Season Ticket Holder and … Continue reading

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2012 Festival of Chocolate in Orlando at the UCF Arena on April 27th through April 29th

The Festival of Chocolate is the ultimate food event focused entirely on everything chocolate that takes place at the UCF Arena on Friday, April 27th, 2012 through Sunday, April 29th, 2012. Festival of Chocolate Held in previous years at the Orlando … Continue reading

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Best Mediterranean Restaurants around UCF and Waterford Lakes including Falafel Café Lebonese Restaurant and Cypriana Cafe Greek Restaurant

When choosing a great Mediterranean restaurant to dine out at around Orlando, some of the first restaurants that may come to mind are Bosphorus Turkish Cuisine in Winter Park or Cedars Lebanese Cuisine in Dr Phillips. However, if you are living … Continue reading

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Meeting UCF Football Coach George O’Leary at The Downtown Orlando UKnight Tour

As part of UCF‘s fan-base campaign that came to 310 Lakeside in downtown Orlando called UKnight, my wife and I were lucky enough to meet George O’Leary at the event and share a small table that he was sitting at … Continue reading

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