Friday, September 7, 2018

Weekend Top 6 Picks for September 8 and 9, 2018

Saturday September 8, 2018
7:30pm to 9:30pm Free, but bring a dish or wine. Eleanor Matthews Welcome Potluck Dinner. Kerouac House 1418 Clouser Ave, Orlando, Florida 32804. You are invited to join us in welcoming Kerouac House Fall resident Eleanor Matthews. This event is a potluck dinner, so please bring something to eat and/or drink and share.
Eleanor Matthews is a fiction writer based in Bristol (UK). Her short stories have appeared in print and online, in magazines such as Popshot, Litro, Unsung, Prole, Haverthorn and Elbow Room. In 2017, she was selected for a Penguin Write Now insight day. She also featured on BBC Radio 4’s Tweet of the Day program, talking about magpies and the writing process. To support her creative projects, Eleanor has worked as a professional editor for various universities and charities.

8am to 1pm Free. Parramore Farmers Market. The east side of the Orlando City Stadium, across from City View. The Parramore Farmers Market will be open every Saturday. Purchase quality, fresh and healthy food grown in your own neighborhood by local farmers, including Fleet Farming, Growing Orlando, and other community growers.

4pm to 6pm Free. Young Voices. JB Callaman Center 102 North Parramore Ave Orlando FL. Teen Open Mic Every second Saturday of the Month.

Sunday September 9, 2018
10am to 4pm Free. Lake Eola Farmer's Market. South East corner of Lake Eola.

Noon to 3pm Donation based. Music at the Casa. Beautiful Music "Paint it Black" Quartet with Shannon Caine.  Members of the public are invited to visit the historic home museum to listen to live music and take a tour of our historic home museum and the James Gamble Rogers II Studio by trained docents.

1pm to 5:30pm Free. Family Day on the Second Sunday. The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803. The make-and-take craft table is open from noon-2:30 p.m., and docents are available to give mini-tours of the museum. Then it's open house in the galleries until 4:30 p.m.

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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