Friday, April 20, 2018

Weekend Top 6 Picks for April 21 and 22, 2018

Saturday April 21, 2018
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parramore Farmers Market. the east side of the Orlando City Stadium, across from City View. Open every Saturday on the east side of the Orlando City Stadium, across from City View.Purchase quality, fresh and healthy food grown in your own neighborhood by local farmers, including Fleet Farming, Growing Orlando, and other community growers.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Book Festival. Downtown Orlando Public Library 101 E. Central Blvd.Orlando FL 32801. The Orlando Book Festival is a day-long celebration of books at the Orlando Public Library. New York Times bestseller S. Jae-Jones, author of Wintersong, will kick off the day with an opening keynote. Join us for panels, writing workshops, book signings, and more from bestselling authors from all over the country. Enjoy a closing keynote address from New York Times bestseller David Baldacci. Seating is limited for the David Baldacci talk; a limited number of wristbands will be distributed starting at 9:30 a.m. You must be present to receive a wristband. One wristband per person.
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but RSVP on Facebook to see updates and ask questions. 
Schedule (Subject to Change)
For Readers and Writers
10-10:50 a.m. Opening Keynote - S. Jae-Jones
10 a.m. - 2p.m. Literary Organization Tables
11-11:50 a.m. Panel and Workshop, Session 1
12-12:50 p.m. Panel and Workshop, Session 2
1-1:50 p.m. Panel and Workshop, Session 3
2-2:50 p.m. Closing Keynote - David Baldacci
2-2:50 p.m. Explore the Melrose Center
3-4:30 p.m. Book Signing, all authors 

4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cruisin' Downtown DeLand Car Show! East Indiana Ave Downtown DeLand, Deland FL . Classic cars & rods. Live DJ, giveaways, shopping & dining. Fun for the family! Every 3rd Saturday night!
INFO: & for showing your car 386-738-0649
East Indiana Ave Downtown DeLand, Deland FL

Sunday April 22, 2018
 Noon to 3 p.m. Donation based. Music at the Casa. Vocalist and Guitarist Reverend Shawn Garvey. Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, 656 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789. 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.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free. "Chalk Walk" program open-house Polasek House. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789. The week-long Winter Park Paint Out plein air festival officially starts with this open house event where artists will be on site painting the picturesque sculpture gardens. Artist Michelle Held will lead registered teams in the “Student Chalk Walk” program by showing visitors and students her chalk design on one of the garden’s sidewalk squares. Students will have just two hours to complete their designs which will be on display through the week-long event. Complimentary plein air watercolor activities appropriate for all ages and skill levels will be available in the gardens throughout the afternoon. E-mail to register a team to participate in the chalk walk. More information on Winter Park Paint Out at

10 Midnight. Free but get a coffee. Comedy Open Mic. Austin's Coffee 929 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL. Free comedy show! Come out and 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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