Friday, November 7, 2014

Weekend Top 6 Picks for November 8th and 9th

Saturday November 8, 2014
9am to 3pm Free. Orlando Elks Vintage Faire. Elk Lodge 1079 12 N Primrose Drive Orlando FL. Vintage Faire and Flea Market meeting at the Elks Club parking lot on the 3rd Saturday of the month.
Antiques, Collectibles, Retro, Re-purposed, and Funky.

10am to 6pm. $65 Shibori and Indigo Scarf Dyeing Workshop.  Misty Forest, N Hyer Ave, Orlando, FL. Come make beautiful hand dyed silk scarves! Perfect for holiday gifts! Shibori, an ancient Japanese textile tradition dating back to the 8th Century, is a process of dyeing cloth through resist methods to create unique patterns and texture. In this workshop students will learn a variety of resist processes such as pole wrapping, clamping, stitching, folding, and binding to create exciting and unique wearable works of art. We will experiment with color and pattern using Procion MX fiber reactive cold water dyes and learn how to prepare a traditional Indigo dye vat. Students will also have the opportunity to try image transfer techniques and Thoix discharging (controlled bleaching) to create modern designs. Each student will make a few handkerchief samples and complete 2 silk scarves and 1 cotton gauze scarf. No experience necessary. Coffee, tea, and vegan treats will be provided in the morning. Please bring a bag lunch.

3pm to 8pm Free. Frankie's BIG FUN Market. Centering at 659 Bryn Mawr,/ Edgewater Drive College Park, Orlando, Florida. Every second Saturday. Spotlighting all of Orlando's local scene! An all out sidewalk party, that will be stretched and inclusive of any and all businesses that are located up and down beautiful Edgewater drive. Participating businesses are encouraged to co partner with creatives, host the entertainment in their location, or present creative entertainment in any way that "fits" with their business. This is the main goal. to "match creatives with the businesses that are already there.

Sunday November 9, 2014
Noon to 5pm. Free, but get a beer. Sunday's with Smiling Dan. The Falcon Bar and Gallery, 819 East Washington Street, Orlando, FL. Plenty of music to liven up your Sunday.

1pm to 3pm Free. Yoga.  Lake Eola Park, 195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando, FL. Weekly on the east side of the park on the grassy knoll.

9pm to 11pm Free. Comedy Open Mic. Austin's Coffee, 929 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL. Free comedy show! Come out & laugh, or give it a try yourself.

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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