Friday, December 6, 2013

Weekend Top 6 Picks

Saturday December 7, 2013
10am to 10pm   $5 admission a portion of which goes to Saving Grace in Uganda. BIG BOX OF ORLANDO two-day pop up shop. SAY IT LOUD! (1121 N Mills Ave, Orlando, Florida 32803). Big Box of Orlando is is a two day pop-up shop inside a warehouse featuring a tightly curated collection of gift-giving merchandise from 18+ Orlando brands. Presented by

11am to 6pm. Big Bang Bazaar Bonanza! $5 Saturday and Sunday.. Lake Lilly Park (Maitland, Florida 32751).  come out and support local artists! Also this is a great chance to stock up on unique and awesome holiday presents!

4pm to 6pm. WKMG Local 6 for Holiday Concert. Free. Lake Eola Band Shell (195 N Rosalind Avenue, in Downtown Orlando). The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra will once again join forces with WMKG Local 6 and the City of Orlando to present the fourth annual WKMG Local 6 Holiday Concert. The concert will feature FSYO orchestras and a special appearance from the Central Florida Community Arts choir, and will also serve to benefit the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Network.

Sunday December 8, 2013
7:30am to 9pm. Gallery Fresh Art Markets. Free to shop. Orlando Fashion Square (3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32803). On the 2nd Sunday of every month Gallery Fresh Art Markets and Orlando Fashion Square proudly present "Show Your Art." This indoor, non-juried art event showcases 60 to 90 local artists and fine crafts persons and is located throughout Orlando Fashion Square.

11am to 5pm. Sparkle Artisan Market. Free to shop. Dandelion Communitea Cafe (618 N Thornton Ave, Orlando, Florida 32803). Come to the annual Sparkle market where at least 25 artists and their handmade offerings will dazzle you! There will be a variety of gifts galore. Lunch at Dandelion and get the best healthy food in town. Bring your friends and kids. Shop local!! Park at Hillcrest Elementary School south of Dandelion Communitea Cafe.

1pm to 3pm.  Film Slam. $5. Enzian Theater (1300 S Orlando Ave, Maitland, FL 32751). Experimental Films, Puppet Films, Art Films, Bartenders throwing bottles, Gangsters, a Music Video....this has to be the most amazingly eclectic line we've had for all of 2013.

Prints are available for each sketch for $250 and many originals can be purchased for $400. White museum grade shadow box frames are $100 more. You can e-mail Thor at

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