Friday, September 16, 2016

Weekend Top 6 Picks for September 17th and 18th.

Saturday September 17, 2016. 
1:30pm to 3:30pm Free. Storytelling Traditions of Sweetgrass Basketmaking Workshop. Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789. Learn the basics of sweetgrass basketmaking with Barbara McCormick and LaQuetta Smith. Open to adults and children ages 8 and older accompanied by an adult. Seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis. Limited to 15 participants.

7pm to 9pm. Free. The Orlando Shuffle. Beardall Senior Center, 800 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801. The Orlando Shuffle is always free, family-friendly, and fun. It takes place the 1st and 3rd Saturdays every month. Come play, learn, or just hangout. Retro attire is encouraged.

8pm to 11:30pm $15.95 Live from Orlando, It's Science Night Live! Out of this World Space Edition! Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton Street Orlando, Florida 32803. This Adults-Only Night Featuring Space Presenters, Exploration in Space exhibitors, a Silent Disco and More! Orlando Science Center’s final Science Night Live night of 2016 promises to be out of this world! The Science Center is reserved strictly for adults on Saturday, September 17 from 8–11:30 p.m. with grown-up-inspired programming. Stargazers rejoice — this night is all about space! It’s social, it’s science, it’s 21 and up!
For one night only, hear from two unique guest speakers! Shuttle commander and three-time spaceflight veteran Andrew M. Allen will present “Journey to Mars: An Astronaut’s Perspective.” In this can’t miss presentation, attendees will hear what a manned flight to Mars may be like from Allen’s unique perspective as someone who has logged more than 900 hours in space! Also, meet Dr. Humberto Campins and discover the latest news on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission in the Our Planet exhibit before hearing his formal presentation on the revolutionary study!
Additional space-themed programming includes Exploration in Space exhibitors from the NASA Center for Life Cycle Design, Kennedy Space Center, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, Jacob Aerospace & Defense Contractor, NASA Solar System Ambassador, University of Central Florida’s College of Science, Indie Galactic Space Jam and more!

Sunday September 18, 2016. 
Noon to 3pm Free. Music at the Casa. (as a Feliz 656 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789. Lisa Ferrigno and Friends. Lisa Ferrigno has been Concertmaster of the Brevard Symphony in Melbourne, Florida since 1999. A native of New England, she received her musical training at the New England Conservatory in Boston, the Eastman School of Music in New York, and Florida State University. Ms. Ferrigno has appeared as soloist with Trujillo’s Orquesta Sinf√≥nica and Orquesta Camara del Festival Internacional Bach as well as the Florida Symphony and Orlando Philharmonic Orchestras. As a chamber musician, Ferrigno has performed in recitals and festivals in New York, California, Florida, Vermont, Michigan, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Colorado. Internationally she has performed in the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Germany.
Ms. Ferrigno has served as Concertmaster of the Walt Disney World Orchestra since 1996 and was Concertmaster of the Orlando Philharmonic from 1993-2003. She was a member of the Florida Symphony and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestras, Concertmaster of the Heidelberg Castle Opera Festival in Germany, Principal Second Violinist of the Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra in New York, and Principal Second Violinist of the Palm Beach Pops.

5pm to 7pm Free. UCF Faculty Recital George Weremchuk Saxophone. Rehearsal Hall, Mercury Circle, Orlando, FL 32816

10pm to Midnight Free but get an iced coffee. 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.

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