Friday, January 17, 2020

Weekend Top 6 Picks for January 18 and 19, 2020

Saturday January 18, 2020
10am to 6pm Art Deco Weekend 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Fl 33139. Free. A free community cultural festival with more than 85 events during "the best 3 days on Ocean Drive" each year. Come sketch with us! For those who enjoy sketching or would like to learn how. All skill levels are welcome! We are thrilled to include for the first time the Urban Sketchers in our Art Deco Weekend program with a series of Sketchwalks, urban sketching demonstrations and “drink and draw” events. Join us as we draw the architectural gems of the Miami Beach Historic Art Deco District and the essence of the 1920s Art Deco Weekend Festival Events.
10am to 4pm Free. Camellia Show. Orlando Garden Club Clubhouse at Loch Haven Park 710 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL (between Advent Health and US 17).
7am – 10 a.m. Enter camellia blooms (ANYONE)!  Volunteers available to assist with registration. (Location: Orlando Garden Club)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Camellias plants for sale.  (Location: Clubhouse Area)
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Camellia 101 Class – Robert Bowden, director of the City of Orlando’s Harry P. Leu Gardens (Locations: in Clubhouse Library)
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Camellia Show is officially OPEN to the public.  See thousands of competition blooms up close! (Location: Orlando Garden Club
4 p.m. Camellia Show closes

6pm to 9pm Free. Chair-ity Auction. Wayne G Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S Alabama Ave, DeLand, FL 32724. Bid on one-of-a-kind chairs creatively altered by local artists to benefit the Art in Public Places Program. Join us for music, silent auction, beer and wine tastings, food and fun! Tickets can be purchased at City Hall/ 3rd Floor or online.  For more information call 386/626-7112

Sunday January 19, 2020
10am to 5pm $18 to $21. Otronicon Interactive Tech Expo. Orlando Science Center 777 E. Princeton St. Orlando, Florida 32803. Otronicon is a celebration of the intersection between science and technology and shines a light on innovative technology being developed in Central Florida. Otronicon highlights resources available through a collaboration between educational institutions, the tech and manufacturing communities and their impact on our lives and their potential to drive the future, individually, regionally and globally.

10am to 4pm Free. Lake Eola Farmers Market. Lake Eola Park 512 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801.  Local produce and goods. A great start to the morning downtown.

1pm to 3pm $9 FREE for Enzian Members! Film Slam. Enzian Theater, 1300 Orlando Ave, Maitland, FL 32751. Central Florida Film Slam (CFFS) is a program designed to provide filmmakers in the Central Florida region an opportunity to showcase their work on the big screen at Enzian Theater! Held six times a year, the Central Florida Film Slam is an unrated, independent film showcase and competition open to all regional filmmakers and students.

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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