ASIAN LANTERN FESTIVAL: INTO THE WILD
Through the 12th at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. With over 30 larger-than-life sculptural LED lantern displays featuring plants, animals, and traditional Asian elements, including a nearly 200-foot-long dragon. centralfloridazoo.org
2019 SUNDANCE SHORTS
Jan. 6, 6:30pm at Enzian Theater in Maitland. Seven short films from Sundance Film Festival make up this screening, including sometimes, i think about dying; Fast Horse, Suicide by Sunlight; Muteum; Crude Oil; The MINORS; and Brotherhood. enzian.org
DAVID BOWIE’S BIRTHDAY
Jan. 8, free admission to the Modernism Museum in Mount Dora. Grab a selfie with your favorite Bowie pieces from the current Memphis furniture exhibit, Space Oddities: The Sequel. Celebrate the genius of Bowie from 10am - 5pm. 352-385-0034 modernismmuseum.org
WALT DISNEY WORLD MARATHON WEEKEND
Jan. 8-12 with race distances for all skill levels, including Kids Races, a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon, participants will enjoy special Disney entertainment on course and earn one-of-a-kind Disney finisher medals. rundisney.com
FREE FAMILY FUNDAY
Jan. 12, noon at the Mennello Museum of American Art. On the second Sunday of every month, enjoy free admission, free miniature fine art project and free museum tours. January is Floral Painting with Arielle-Christine Study.
THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA
Jan. 12, 3pm at the Dr. Phillips Center. Musicians and singers bring the unforgettable Glenn Miller sound and perform those songs that everyone remembers. This is a show for jazz and swing fans alike or the incurable romantics who want to step back in time. 844-513-2014 drphillipscenter.org
MACALLAN AND CHEESE (MAC AND CHEESE)
Jan. 15, 5:45pm at the Soco Thornton Park. Tastings include 12 Year Sherry Cask, 12 Year Double Cask, 18 Year Triple Cask & Rare Cask paired with cheese. For tickets, email email@example.com or call
407-849-1800. $50 per person, limited seating.
NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL
On Friday, January 17th, through Monday, January 20th, participate in field trips with knowledgeable bird guides on the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore property and other nearby sites, sponsored by Orange Audubon Society.
BEEHIVE: THE 60’S MUSICAL
Beginning Jan. 24 at the Winter Park Playhouse. Told from the perspective of six women who came of age in the 1960s, this energetic Off-Broadway musical recalls the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power! 407-645-0145 winterparkplayhouse.org
ORLANDO BREW FESTIVAL
Jan. 31, 8pm. Over 45 breweries and 100 beers, with access throughout the Orlando Science Center for a Night at the Museum! VIP experience available for additional charge. Sample dozens of local and domestic breweries. Orlandobrewfestival.com Must be 21+