Friday, August 8, 2014

Weekend Top 6 Picks for August 9th and 10th

Saturday August 9, 2014
9am to 2am  Orlando Nerd Fest 2014  3-Day Pass tickets $50.00 August 7-11, 2014. Orlando Airport Marriott 7499 Augusta National Dr, Orlando, Fl. We're putting together the biggest and best annual multi-day nerd party! Part music festival, part family reunion, all fun! The things we're looking to do might seem very familiar if you've ever attended a Nepalese, a MAGfest, or even a Day After Show! Our designs are being made with you and your friends in mind for what quite possibly could be your best nerdy family vacation ever!! We have 60+ performers! You can find the Headliner Schedule here.

11am to 6pm Free.  Big Bang Bazaar. Maitland Civic Center Maitland Ave, Maitland, Fl. Over 100 Indie Arts, Crafts and Vintage Vendors! Join us for some Shopping, All Day Movies, Food and Fun! First 100 guests get a FREE swag bag full of goodies! Keep out of the summer sun with this amazing indoor event!

6:45pm to 10pm Tickets: $150 Taste of the Nation. Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, Fl. Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Orlando event brings together the area's top chefs who donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in Central Florida. Along with culinary delights, guests have the opportunity to sample select wines, cocktails and premium beers and enjoy silent and live auctions and entertainment. Every dollar raised fights hunger and homelessness in the Central Florida. Local beneficiaries include Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

Sunday August 10, 2014
 Noon to 5pm Free but grab a beer. Sunday's with Smiling Dan. The Falcon Bar & Gallery, 819 East Washington Street, Orlando, FL. DJ.

12:30pm to 4pm Free. Florida Gospel Jam. Fish on Fire 7937 Daetwyler Drive Belle Island FL. Non Denominational Gospel open mic Every 2nd and 4th Sunday.

1pm to 3pm Free. Script Reading Workshop. Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show, 8267 International Drive, Orlando, FL. Read and workshop plays.

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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