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MYSTERY SKETCH THEATER

First Thursday of each month, 8 - 10p.m. at The Falcon Bar, 819 E. Washington St.  A monthly live figure drawing session with models dressed as superheroes, burlesque performers, retro housewives or other pop culture outfits. $5, all skill levels welcome, bring your own supplies.   (407) 423-3060 FB @ mystery sketch theater

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TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

August 1-11, performed at the Orange County Regional History Center. A play about an 18-year old boy on trial for the stabbing and murder of his own father. Twelve Jurors are shoved in a hot, bleak, room in mid-summer New York and tempers get short as the clock ticks and the temperature rises. (407) 937-1800 cfcarts.com

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FIRST FRIDAY FESTIVAL

August 2, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. at New Broad St. & Jake St. in Orlando.  Over 70 local artisans of all genres will display their art while guests shop and stroll through the heart of downtown Baldwin Park. baldwinparkevents.com

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ORLANDO WINE MIXER

August 3, 3 - 7p.m. at Artisan’s Table, 55 W Church Street, Ste 128. Spend a late Saturday afternoon enjoying bottomless wine selections (and craft beer from Orange County Brewers) paired with delicious bites and 70s & 80s classic rock ballads.  More info email hello@growthmarketingfirm.com(321) 594-8161, tickets at Eventbrite.

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SUNSET AT THE ZOO

August 15, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Sanford.  On the third Thursday of each month, the gates reopen, $5 admission, adults 21+ can stroll through the Zoo enjoying live music, purchase beer and wine, and meet animals up-close. (407) 323-4450 centralfloridazoo.org

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TRACK SHACK’S CELEBRATION OF RUNNING 5K

August 17, 7:30 a.m. at Orlando Cultural Park, 530 East Princeton St.  Presented by AdventHealth this kicks off the Florida running season.  Children’s fun run at 8:45 a.m. Register at trackshack.com

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NASHVILLE NIGHT IN ORLANDO W/ KENT BLAZY AND CORY BATTEN

August 17, 7 - 11 p.m. at Harry Buffalo.  A little bit of Nashville’s “Blue Bird Cafe” style to Orlando featuring Kent Blazy and Cory Batten in downtown Orlando for a unique songwriters round.  Advanced ticket purchase only. More info on FB @nashvillenightinorlando

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RAGTIME THE MUSICAL

August 23 -  Sept. 15 at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden.  Based on the novel “Ragtime” by E. L. Doctorow.  At the dawn of a new century, in the melting-pot of New York City, a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician are brought together by the promise of the future. (407) 877-4736 gardentheatre.org

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RUSHMORE

August 27, 9:30 p.m. at Enzian Theater in Maitland.  One of Wes Anderson’s first movies and our editor, Amy’s most  favorite movie of all time.  Starring Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray and Olivia Williams.  1998 Rated R. (407) 629-0054 enzian.org

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EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

August 29 - Nov. 23.  A celebration of global cuisines, music & more! Explore international food kiosks, guest chefs, Marketplace additions and live music. Enjoy 87 days of Food & Wine, the longest the festival has ever run.  Food & beverages sold separately. disneyworld.disney.go.com

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