Things to do this weekend in Orlando: February 26-28

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It’s the last weekend in February, where is time going? This year is starting to fly by. Summer is just over the horizon and we have already started to make plans.  Until then, there are lots of activities to do this weekend in Orlando. Find something for everyone.

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BAMkids Film Festival 2021 Virtual Offerings

BAMkids Film Festival 2021 will present a range of virtual programs from February 20-28. Established in 1998 and now in its 23rd year, the Festival—one of the largest attended children’s festivals in the country—presents nine days of virtual creative, fun, and culturally diverse films that tell stories about children and present ideas from a kid’s perspective

Black History Month: “Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis” by Jabari Asim

As a part of Microsoft’s Black History Month Programming, we are offering a number of Children’s book readings read aloud by prominent influencers from the Black community.

Black History Month Canvas Project: Young Artist Showcase

In honor of Black History Month, several young artists will be painting what Black History Month means to them, LIVE, at Waterford Lakes Town Center on Saturday February 6th from 9 AM-3 PM. Shoppers are invited to stop by Waterford Lakes Town Center and view this live art activation!

Black History Month: “Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad” by Ellen Levine

As a part of Microsoft’s Black History Month Programming, we are offering a number of Children’s book readings read aloud by prominent influencers from the Black community.

Black History Month: Virtual Book Reading “Thurgood” by Jonah Winter

As a part of Microsoft’s Black History Month Programming, we are offering a number of Children’s book readings read aloud by prominent influencers from the Black community.

Down the Rabbit Hole at Mead Gardens

Circus arts, dance, music, comedy and theater come together to put you right in the middle of this beloved story. Down the Rabbit Hole is a theatrical journey unfolding as we follow Alice through the botanical gardens.

Goat Yoga at Alaska Farms

This new experience is provided here at Alaska Farms. The new innovative idea was started by The Fernandez sisters, whose goals are to transform stress into happiness with the baby goats, among other animals.

Monster Jam

Monster Jam® is an action-packed motorsport with world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. Witness heated rivalries, high-flying stunts and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship.

One World: International Women Artists Of Florida

An invitational showcase of work by nine professional working artists and Florida residents from different countries — each with a distinctive style that lifts up the individual woman’s love of their art form with influences from their country of origin and life experience.

Toddler Art Play at Creative Jane Art Studio

Young children learn through play! Our creatively curated sensory bins and art experiences allow toddlers to splash, dig, squish, pile and swirl. No formal instruction is offered during Art Play but our creative stations will engage your curious little one and they’ll love exploring our bright and colorful space.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Black History Month: Buffalo Soldiers Museum

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum tells the story of the historic Buffalo Soldiers, and the history of African Americans in the US military.  Buffalo soldiers, comprised of former slaves, freemen, and Black Civil War soldiers, were the first to serve during peacetime.

Black History Month: The Current Museum

“Microsoft’s Current Day Black History Museum,” honors present-day African Americans who are making history right now. Curated as an online gallery experience, our museum will highlight 30 African American changemakers from the current 21st Century.

Doodle Along with Pzazz Art Studio at Crayola Virtual

Join P’zazz Art Studio every Friday at 1 PM ET on the Crayola Facebook Page for a colorful doodle along!

Fables on the Farm at Wildflower Farm Orlando

Fables on the Farm is a children’s fun time here at Wildflower Farm. We will read a children’s book in our pasture pavilion. After the book reading, the baby goats will come join us for a meet and greet!

Movie Under The Stars

Join us on the 4th Friday of every month for a family-friendly movie under the stars. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to the park downtown and enjoy free popcorn, local vendors, and a different movie every month.

NMAAHC Kids: Joyful Fridays

The National Museum of African American History & Culture hosts weekly crafts workshops that offer insight into Black history and culture. February 26: Activist Art

Oviedo Night Market 2021

It’s 2021 and the Oviedo Night Market is Back! Looking for something fun to do for date night? Or a family outing to enjoy the cooler weather! We are excited to bring back our Night Farmer’s Market at the Oviedo Brewing Company!

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Build a Buddy Character Event at Princesses and Princes Ocoee

Join us for an exclusive Build a Buddy event, taking place on February 27th, 2021 at Princesses and Princes Indoor Playground. The Polynesian Princess will visit and guide the little ones in making their very own fuzzy buddy!

4th Annual Sanford Porchfest Music Festival

Join us on Saturday, February 27, 2021 for the 4th Annual Sanford Porchfest Music Festival! 50 bands – 12 porches – an entire community – one cause FREE to attend. Family, Pet, Bicycle & Foot Friendly.

Kids Night at the Museum at Orlando Science Center

Award-Winning Kids Night is Back on February 27! This special after-hours event might be geared toward youth ages 5 to 12, but it’s really a gift for grown-ups!

Saturday Sounds Concert Series

The City of Apopka presents this free family-friendly concert series at the Apopka Amphitheater. Picnic baskets and coolers are permitted. Limited vendors will be available.

Serve Saturday Volunteering

Serve Saturday is a day of volunteering when members of the community serve, whether it be a church, club, with friends or colleagues. Volunteers assist in our Distribution Center sorting and organizing donations as well as our Thrift Store to organize and stock donations.

The Snow Queen: An At Home Theater Experience

Hans Christian Andersen’s wintry tale comes to life in a two-part virtual theatrical presentation. Viewers discover the world of the play in a live 25-minute interactive prequel story .

Virtual African-American Festival

The Aquarium of the Pacific hosts its 19th annual African-American Festival as a virtual online festival, streaming live from the Aquarium. This virtual event features African and African-American music, dance, storytelling, and historical displays.

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Frontyard Festival Disney Movie Nights

Nearly every Sunday through May, enjoy a classic Disney movie in a socially distanced box on the lawn of the Dr. Phillips Center. Upon booking tickets, guests can choose their own box for up to 5 people. See website link for movie lineup.

Virtual Chinese New Year Festival

The Bowers Museum celebrates the Year of the Ox with music, art, and dance. This free virtual festival is live streamed on Facebook. 11am Pacific, 1pm Central, 2pm Eastern.

Yoga In The Sculpture Garden

Start your Sunday mornings out blissfully with a relaxing lakeside flow under the sun. There is plenty of space to socially distance in the garden!

Which of these activities do you plan to do in Orlando this weekend? 

 

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