WhirlyBall is best described as a combination of basketball, hockey and jai-alai played while riding an electrically powered machine, similar to a bumper car, called a WhirlyBug. Quicker, stronger and far more maneuverable, the WhirlyBug powers you and your team down court in a five on five game. Play at the Whirly Dome, 6464 International Dr.
Every Friday & Saturday in January at the Orlando Science Center. Learn about our place in outer space through the Crosby Observatory, weather permitting. The 10” Byers refracting telescope is used to look at various celestial objects, depending on what is visible in the night sky during the season, as well as 8” and 10” reflecting telescopes. Check out a stellar movie in the Digital Adventure Theater before or after your stargazing.
Winter Music Series
Every Saturday at Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards from noon - 4pm. Featuring live music on the outdoor stage and inside at the Wine & Cheese Bar. The musicians are hand-picked from the talent throughout Central Florida. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food is available for purchase, along with complimentary Winery tours and tasting.
Winter Garden Farmers Market
Every Saturday, 9am-2pm at 300 W Plant St., Winter Garden. Stock up on fresh produce, shop local vendors, listen to live music & it’s family friendly. Open rain or shine.
Family Fun Night
Jan. 11, 6-9:30pm at Leu Gardens. Night time hike at your own pace includes learning stations, bug house, scavenger hunt, crafts, a visit with nocturnal animals, telescopes and more. Fun for the whole family. Buy tickets in advance.
Second Friday Art in the Alley
Jan. 11, 6-9pm. Art and music exhibitors will line Royellou Lane, in the heart of downtown Mount Dora, showcasing their original art, handmade goods and acoustic sounds. Downtown galleries will have extended hours and will be open to the public free of charge. Every month is different.
Truth to Power Florida March
Jan. 19, 9am-1:30pm at Lake Eola Park. Calling our sisters from across the state, to come together for another historic event. Show the world that we have the power to make a difference when we speak our truth and amplify our voices in unison, to be heard around the world!
Cher: Here We Go Again
Jan. 21, 7:30pm at the Amway Center. The multi-award-winning singer, actress and show-stopping performer will be touring the U.S. for the first time in five years. Cher will perform many of her hits along with some new songs from the “Dancing Queen” album.
Jan. 22+various dates at
Dr. Phillips Center. The story of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now.
NFL Pro Bowl
Jan. 27, 3pm at Camping World Stadium. Watch your favorite players from around the country play. NEW this year, your ticket will get you into the game and also give you access to Player Red Carpet Viewing, Special Kid Zone Activities, and Postgame Fireworks.