Friday, December 29, 2017

Weekend Top 6 Picks for December 30th and 31.

Saturday December 30, 2017
7 AM to 3 PM - Free. Citrus Bowl Parade. Staging area is on Orange Avenue  North of Robinson Street. The Florida Citrus Parade has grown to become one of the largest sports affiliated parades in the nation, an annual tradition that occurs each year between the Camping World Bowl and the Citrus Bowl games. In addition to its signature floats made of citrus fruit, the parade features spirited high school marching bands from throughout the nation, participating bowl game college marching bands, specialty units and other exciting performances. Upwards of 3,000 participants take part in this spectacular event.

The parade begins on Orange Avenue and Robinson Street and continues south on Orange Avenue, east on Anderson Street, then north on Rosalind Avenue. The parade concludes at Rosalind Avenue and Robinson Street. The route is 1.4 miles in length and takes 90-120 minutes to complete.

7 PM to 9 PM - Free. Ybor City Art Walk. 7th Ave Ybor Tampa, Florida 33605. Featuring a number of arts organizations and artsy businesses, be sure to R.S.V.P. here to get the official map for the walk! This event will begin at 7 pm and end at 11 pm (or maybe there will be an after party!) Here are the participating locations: The Bricks of Ybor, Bloodline Tattoo, Ybor Arts Colony, Hot Wax, Wandering Eye Art Gallery, Dysfunctional Grace, Moon Over Havana Arts Gallery, Live Arts Labs. There will be other businesses joining the lineup so stay tuned!

10:30 PM to 12:30AM - Free but get a drink or bite. Son Flamenco. (Ceviche Tapas, 125 W Church St, Orlando.) Hot-blooded Flamenco dancing to acoustic guitar.

Sunday December 31, 2017
10 AM to Noon - Free. Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation Class. (University, 5200 Vineland Rd, Orlando.) The Method of Heartfulness, a simple and practical way to experience the heart’s unlimited resources. 
Noon to 1 PM - Free. Yoga. Lake Eola Park near the red gazebo.
Noon to 3 PM - Free. Music at the Casa. (Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, 656 N Park Ave, Winter Park.) Members of the public are invited to visit our historic home museum on a Sunday afternoon from 12 to 3 pm, listen to live music and take a tour of our historic home museum and the James Gamble Rogers II Studio by trained docents.

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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