Friday, April 19, 2019

Weekend Top 6 Picks for April 20 and 21, 2019

Saturday April 20, 2019
9am to 5pm Free. Earthfest 2019.  Renningers Mount Dora Flea Market and Antique Center 20651 US Highway 441, Mount Dora, Florida 32757. ART ARMY Mt. Dora. is hosting a Big Art festival to introduce the newest addition to Rennigers Flea Market. Its very own Art Village; that showcases more than a dozens of artist's regularly. And what better way to do all that then by celebrating our blessed mother Earth. We will be giving tours of our very own earth made dwellings on site. Meet the earth man himself Sean Micheal Flynn. 5 alive artists doing live art, Jim Preston, Bryan Abbey, Color Me Crazy - Leona's Art. Live music by Glofish Music, Southern Classic, Adam Engelson and others. LIVE art performances throughout the day. 100 vendors, artists ,Performing Arts. Crafters, Body painting and healing arts. Plus food vendors!!!

10am to 6pm Free.  Central Florida Earth Day 2019! Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801. Central Florida Earth Day is back--bigger and better than ever! It will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at beautiful Lake Eola Park in Orlando. Please join us at the largest and most prestigious Earth Day event in Central Florida.
The event will include healthy living and eco-friendly exhibitors, speakers, and presentations; non-profits; fun and games for kids; dog and cat adoptions; restaurant booths; environmental and humane education; artist and craft corners; and live music and entertainment. Central Florida Earth Day will draw both committed environmentalists and those who want to learn more about how to protect our health, the planet, and its inhabitants. You can promote your business or group to thousands of people who want to learn more about environmentalism and the varied products and services that support an eco-friendly and a veg-friendly way of life. All money raised will be used for local environmental education and outreach.
For more information, visit This website will be continually updated as additional sponsors, vendors, restaurants, speakers, musicians, etc. are added. Please check back often for all the exciting changes! If you are interested in being a vendor, please go the Vendor Packet page. If you are interested in being a volunteer, please go to the Volunteer page.
Please also join us for other Earth Week activities to be announced. See you at Central Florida Earth Day 2019!

4pm to 6pm Cos-Play Figure Drawing. Elite Animation Academy  8933 Conroy Windermere Rd, Orlando, FL 32835. Five minute poses with a few longer poses mixed in for loose gestural sketching. Thomas Thorspecken is the instructor.

Sunday April 21, 2019
1pm to 4pm Public Open House Chalk Walk Winter Park Paint Out Polasek. 633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789. Winter Park Paint out artists drop off their first painting in the gallery. The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens will be hosting their eleventh annual Winter Park Paint Out from April 21 to 27, 2019.
The Winter Park Paint Out officially starts with this Easter Sunday open house where festival artists will paint in the picturesque sculpture gardens. Artist Cory Wright will lead registered teams in the Student Chalk Walk competition by creating a chalk design on one of the garden’s sidewalk squares and then giving participants two hours to create their own designs. All K-12 students are invited to register in teams for the competition by e-mailing Complimentary art activities for all ages will be available in the gardens throughout the afternoon as well as a free lakeside performance by the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs; limited seating will be provided.  The gallery and sculpture gardens will be free to the public during the week-long event which will feature twenty-five professional plein air artists will paint at the Polasek Museum and locations nearby with art lovers invited to watch the artists at work, view their recently completed paintings in the gallery and attend free painting demonstrations.
Artwork created during the Winter Park Paint Out will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds going to support the museum. All artwork may also be viewed online as it is created at

5pm to 12am No Cover. “It Is Here”. ICEBAR Orlando, 8967 United States, 8967 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819. Fans of the hit fantasy drama television series “Game of Thrones” are in for an icy treat as world-famous Icebar Orlando announces its month-long celebration “It Is Here” to commemorate the series finale. From Saturday, April 13 until Saturday, May 18, guests of the coolest bar in Orlando can take the throne within Fire Lounge with no cover Sunday through Friday and enjoy the bar and dance floor, or cross over the wall and join Night's Watch inside of Icebar featuring specially-themed Game of Thrones cocktails available on a secret menu. Guests will receive a souvenir digital picture, take in live ice carvings every Saturday starting at 7pm and entertainment by special guest DJs. Icebar will also host Game of Thrones trivia Sunday through Thursday from 5pm-9pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 5pm-7pm. Trivia participants who get five or more answers correct will receive half-off a drink and be entered to win a $1,000 VIP experience. No tickets are required for “It Is Here”. The “Small Counsel VIP Package” with bottle service, appetizers, desserts and faux fur coat upgrades is available for $350 (five people).

8pm to 11pm $5 Donation.  Folk Night with The 502s, Beemo, Jordan Foley and the Wheelhouse. The Falcon Bar and Gallery 819 E Washington St, Orlando, Florida 32801.
The 502s
The 502s are a raucous indie folk group formed by three cousins from Central Florida. Since 2015 The 502s have taken their swaggering blend of Americana across the coast including Okeechobee Music Festival and Communion Records' NYC showcase. Their album is a heartfelt invitation to good old-fashioned fun, and their Facebook video for lead single "What To Do" has garnered over 600,000 views on Facebook. Enjoy the ride!
Beemo is an acoustic Americana band with mountain music roots from Orlando, Fl. Their sound is a blend of indie-rock, Irish folk, bluegrass, and elements of the singer/songwriter genre, drawing inspiration from REM, Johnny Cash, Nickel Creek, and Ray LaMontagne. In 2018 Beemo released their first full-length album Bustin' Out, and were named Best Folk Band by Orlando Weekly!
Jordan Foley and the Wheelhouse
"He’s got a sound and voice that’s effectively situated between a little twang and a lot of soul. He doesn’t try too hard because he doesn’t need to. Confident in the pocket and the natural power of his expression, Foley’s probably one of the more finished and articulated young examples to emerge in the local Americana scene lately." - Orlando Weekly

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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