Friday, July 31, 2015

Weekend Top 6 Picks for August 1st and 2nd.

Saturday August 1, 2015
11am to 4pm Free. Family Day. Maitland Art Center 231 E Packwood Ave, Maitland, FL. Guests can enjoy free admission to the Maitland Art Center that day along with hands-on activities. Celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions at the Art and History’s Maitland Art Center with free admission on Saturday, August 1, and creative hand-on activities for the entire family. Paper Cuts: André Smith Collages and Color Theory both feature works from the permanent collection and will be displayed August 1 to September 20, 2015. The museum is currently featuring Cabinet of Curiosities, which looks deeper in to the A&H’s permanent collection of historical archives.
Regular admission to both museums is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and children, free for children less than three years old and free for Art and History members. August also kicks off the final two weeks of the A&H’s Summer Culture Camps.

11am to 2pm Free. Third Annual Open House. Orlando Shakespeare Theater, 812 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL. The popular free event promises an afternoon of fun for the entire family. Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF kicks off its 27th Season with an Open House on Saturday, August 1, 2015. The family-friendly event is free to the public with ongoing activities inside the Theater. No RSVP required. Walk-ins welcome.
The third annual celebration includes crafts and coloring for the little ones, story time with costumed characters, creative demonstrations from the Theater’s production staff, and an Artistic Q&A Panel with Orlando Shakes artists.

8pm to 10pm Free. Shuffleboard at Orlando's Beardall Courts. Orlando's Beardall Courts 800 Delaney Ave Orlando FL. On the 1st Saturday of each month. Free fun! 

Sunday August 2, 2015
10am to 12:30pm  $10 Crealde Sketch Class. Crealdé School of Art, 600 St Andrews Blvd, Winter Park, FL. Life drawing from nude model. No instruction.

Noon to 3pm Free. Music at the Casa. Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, 656 North Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL. Violinist Amy Xaychaleune (Amy X.) received her Masters of Music Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and her Bachelors at Florida State University. After returning from the UK, she has performed with the Evita Broadway Tour, Sting, and Adam Levine. She is currently performing in local orchestras (including Brevard Symphony and Orlando Philharmonic), Disney World (Mo'rockin, Harambe Nights, and Candlelight Processional), Universal Studios as a soloist (Diagon Alley/King's Cross Station), and with touring acts.

1pm to 3pm Free. Yoga. Lake Eola Park, 195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando, FL. Every week.

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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