VRBO CITRUS BOWL
Jan. 1, kickoff at 1pm at Camping World Stadium. The 75th Vrbo Citrus Bowl pits the SEC against the Big Ten. Tickets available to watch the game at citrusbowlorlando.com. OR stay home and watch it on ABC. This is the seventh-oldest collegiate bowl game in the country, the Vrbo Citrus Bowl began as the Tangerine Bowl in 1947.
Through May, enjoy incredible live entertainment, films and unique experiences during this one-of-a-kind, outdoor show at Dr. Phillips Center. Watch JJ Grey & Mofro on Jan. 2nd at 8pm or Tye Tribbett on Jan. 16th at 7pm. More info and full schedule at drphillipscenter.org
ORLANDO MAGIC IS BACK!
Beginning Jan. 2nd, the Orlando Magic return to the Amway Center for the 2020-21 season. Watch them go head-to-head with NBA teams from around the country beginning with the Oklahoma Thunder. The games will be closed to fans but will be televised until further notice. Shop Magic merch and see the schedule at nba.com/magic/
ORLANDO FARMERS MARKET
Every Sunday from 10am-3pm at Lake Eola in Orlando on the corner of E Central Blvd and N Eola Dr. Find seasonal fresh produce and more. The market is dog friendly. Enjoy live music and ready-to-eat foods. Guests are required to wear a mask. orlandofarmersmarket.com
VIRTUAL MARATHON WEEKEND
Jan. 6 - 10th is the Virtual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. Wear your favorite Disney character-themed attire as you put your endurance through the paces while earning commemorative medals. Dare to test your limits? Try a multi-race challenge for the chance to earn even more medals. All skill levels welcome, register in advance. Rundisney.com
WINE AND ART WALK
Jan. 14, 6:30-9:30pm. The Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk takes place in the Thornton Park District in Orlando on the 2nd Thursday of the month. With over 25 places to stop for a tasty libation along with art vendors, live music, DJ’s and fun! This is a dog-friendly event in downtown Orlando. More info on FB @ThorntonParkDistrict, small fee to participate.
Jan. 16 & 17 at the Dr. Phillips Center. Presented by the Young Star Musical Theatre. Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. Purchase tickets in advance. 407-839-0119 drphillipscenter.org
ON EITHER SIDE OF THE WINDOW
The Rollins Cornell Fine Arts Museum presents, Rania Matar: On Either Side of the Window, Portraits During COVID-19. The photographs capture a moment of “connecting across barriers.” As the weeks went by and people settled into quarantine, the portraits started transforming with the window acting like a stage for the participants. Jan. 16th - May 9th, must purchase tickets in advance. 407-646-2526 rollins.edu/cornell-fine-arts-museum/
Dinosaurs will be invading Leu Gardens from Jan. 18 - April 18th. Featuring over 20 life-size dinosaurs ranging in size from 14 inches to a massive 33 ft. Daspletosaurus, cousin to the T-Rex. Come and discover what life was like millions of years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth. A special dinosaur map will guide you to all the dinosaurs. 407-246-2620 leugardens.org
A CLASS ACT
Jan. 27 - Feb. 7th at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden. Twelve years after Edward Kleban won a Tony Award for his lyrics in “A Chorus Line,” his friends gather for a memorial service at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. Limited seating, must purchase tickets in advance. 407-877-4736 gardentheatre.org