Friday, February 27, 2015

Weekend Top 6 Picks for February 28th and March 1st.

Saturday February 28, 2015
10am to 2pm Orlando Sketch Tour with Kelly Medford and Thomas Thorspecken. Saturday and Sunday Each workshop day is $125, or $200 for both days Lake Eola Park 195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando, Florida 32801 We will meet at the Red Pagoda Orlando Sketch Tours offers visitors a chance to slow down, see and sketch the true Orlando outside of theme parks.  For all levels, NO experience is required.
All materials provided, just bring yourself.
Your sketch kit includes:
pencil and sharpener
waterproof drawing pen
travel sized watercolor kit
5x7 inch watercolor artist journal
a zippered supply bag to hold everything

4pm to 10pm Free. Blues and BBQ. Downtown Winter Garden Pavilion Plant Street Winter Garden FL.

6pm to 8pm Free. Energy for the Arts. 3415 Bartlett Blvd, Orlando, Florida.
Event Overview: Join us at OK.-energy's first Annual “Energy for the Arts” Event. We will be providing you with an exciting evening of entertainment including, original artwork by local Artists, live music, drinks, food, Artist vendors, photo opportunity and more. Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate Orlando's cultural scene.
Original Artwork from:
Chris Tobar Rodriguez Tobar Art Market
Peterson J Guerrier Guerrier Studios
Morgan Wilson Morgan Wilson (Lux Nova Studio)
Miguel Angel Macillust
Brandon Geurts Brandon Geurts..
Randall Smith Randall Paints
Ginger Leigh
and more to come!

We will be holding a raffle for prizes, including some special treats from
Orlando City Soccer Club
-Orlando Solar Bears
more to come!
In addition to bringing more exposure to this City's wonderful Cultural scene, we would like to also help by supporting the scene with funds that will continue to allow Artists, venues, locals, businesses the opportunity to flourish as a community. Funds raised will go towards putting on the event and all the remaining will be donated directly to the Downtown Arts District.

Sunday March 1, 2015
1pm to 3pm Free. Yoga. Lake Eola Park, 195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando, FL. Every week. An advantage to doing yoga this weekend is that you might get sketched by Urban Sketchers!

2pm to 10pm Donation. 4th Annual Lee Swimmer Memorial Benefit for the Orlando Union Rescue Mission. The Cork Room Bar and Grille, 671 South Goldenrod Road, Orlando, FL. Come Rock 'n' Roll to help the homeless community of Orlando at Cork Room Orlando in memory of one of Orlando's great talents, Lee Swimmer. We lost Lee way too soon--he was, at age 17, lead guitarist for Edgar Winter--played in a number of local and regional bands including Fat Chance and Tight Shoes.
Lee wanted to use his talent to help the homeless so in his honor we do so.
Raffle prizes including guitars and more.
Non smoking event!
Last year we raised almost $3600 -- lets see if we can do it again!!

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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