Things to do this weekend in Orlando: May 7- May 9

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There are numerous events around Orlando this weekend, be sure to check them out below. To all of our moms, we hope you have a happy Mother’s Day!

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Family Potter’s Wheel Class at PlaceFull

You and your family can learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel from one of our experienced artists. 2 different times to choose from. Children 5 years to 17 years old must take class with an Adult member of the family.

Godspell at Winter Garden Theatre

Prepare ye the way of the Lord! In Stephen Schwartz’s (Wicked, Pippin) lively and enlightening hit musical, Jesus and his followers gather to share parables from the Book of Matthew, celebrating unity, spirituality and community. With an eclectic rock score including the international hit “Day by Day,” Godspell is certain to entertain and inspire all who experience its message

Mother’s Tea Party at Lobby Lounge at the Ritz Carlton

Treat Mom to our signature Mother’s Day Tea Party with live entertainment. Includes a special gift for mom.

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.

Orlando Shakes presents Little Shop of Horrors at Laker Eola

This campy Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop of Horrors, has devoured the hearts of theater goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

Seussical at MCP Theater

A musical perfect for the whole family, Seussical takes us into the world of Dr. Seuss, where we revisit beloved characters including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, and JoJo. The Cat in the Hat guides us into The Jungle of Nool.

Seasame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens

Created especially for the youngest members of the family, kids and parents alike can join in the springtime fun at Busch Gardens’ Sesame Street® Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends, including an ALL-NEW weekend celebrating everyday heroes.

Southern Hills Farm Blueberry and Sunflower Picking

Join us for our 8th blueberry u-pick season at Southern Hill Farms! Our blueberry, zinnia, and sunflower picking will continue through May, and u-pick peaches will be available beginning mid to late April. Keep an eye out for updates!

Water Safety Awareness Month at Daytona Lagoon

Take Sunny’s Safe Swimmer Promise and get a FREE children’s waterpark admission with the purchase of an adult waterpark admission. Redeemable on Sundays only.

Friday, May 7, 2021

American Girl’s Memories with Mom

Bring your girl to American Girl and enjoy an extra special dining experience with our Memories with Mom or Date with Dad program. You’ll share a delightful dinner that includes artisan-style pizza, fresh greens salad, and scrumptious chocolate cake.

Art After Dark Lake Nona

There’s a great event coming to Lake Nona this and every Friday. ART AFTER DARK LAKE NONA Enjoy 3 Hours of Art Displays, Live Demonstrations, Special Exhibitions and Music while strolling the beautiful Lake Nona Town Center

Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup

Dear Early Steps Family, Join us for our Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup. We are so excited you are joining our Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup. Playgroups will be offered all Fridays, free of charge. You will need to register for each class. Get ready to sing dance and make music!

Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner at Tapa Toro

When it comes to showing appreciation for motherly love, you already know the quickest way to make her life easier is with a delicious restaurant-cooked meal. She’s already cooked plenty, and she’d enjoy something else for a change. That’s why Mother’s Day lunch in Orlando is so important.

Movieola at Lake Eola

In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect.

365: A Year-Round Holiday Revue

A musical revue and celebration of the biggest holidays and seasons throughout the year including Valentine’s Day, July 4th, Spring Break, Halloween and Christmas. Celebrate your favorite times of the year through some of the best loved songs of the past century.

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.

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Family Time on the Farm at Wildflower Farms

Family time on the Farm- Join us Saturday evenings for Family time on the Farm. Our baby goats will be among you meeting and greeting, snuggling and jumping, clearing your mind of the past week’s woes.

Humpty Dumpty Falls in Love with Penguin Point Productions

How can an egg fall in love? Especially when the beautiful princess hates eggs! Watch the classic storybook tale come alive before your very eyes in a hilarious new way!

Kids Night at the Museum- Mess Mania

Join us for our MESSIEST Kids Night at the Museum yet on Saturday, May 8 (Mother’s Day weekend)! Kids ages 5–12 are invited to get out of your hair for an evening of exploring exhibit halls, hands-on mess-tivities, dinner and a show, and more!

KIDX club Mother’s Day Drive-Thru at Waterford Lakes

This Mother’s Day might feel a bit different for all of us. Because of what’s going on in the world, we wanted to bring a little Mother’s Day joy to you.

Mom and Me at Dinamo Gymnastics

This 45-minute class is a parent and child program. It is designed for boys and girls ages 18 months to 3 years. The goal of this program is to introduce important socialization skills such as listening and following directions, waiting for turns and interacting with new friends.

Mommy and Me Yoga at Mead Gardens

Mother’s Day Yoga Special: Mommy and Me Yoga in the Garden at Mead Gardens We invite you for a special yoga class in the midst of beautiful Mead Botanical Garden to help celebrate mom’s with their kids!

Mother’s Day at Green Acres Farm

Whatever the reason you celebrate… Mother by choice or by chance, or a Single Father playing both roles, or a Grandma or Aunt – we appreciate you Bring your little (or not so little) one out to paint a pretty flower pot to celebrate the day!

Orlando Paws in the Park 2021

Grab your Leash and your Float: Orlando’s Cutest Pet Parade is on its way! ? ? Join us on Saturday, May 8, 2021 for Paws in the Park where we’ll parade (in style!) around Lake Eola in support of Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, the region’s oldest and largest animal welfare agency.

Public Skate at RDV Ice Den

Visit RDV Ice Den on the weekends for Public Skate! Ice skating is for skaters of all skill levels ages 3 and up and our Skate Rental counter opens 30 minutes prior to each public skate session. It’s cold in the rink!

Saturday Sounds Concert Series in Apopka

The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series in 2021. Dates: Every Saturday through May 29, 2021. Picnic baskets and coolers are permitted. Limited vendors will be available. Seating will be social distanced in both the Amphitheater

Scott’s Spring Fling

Join us this Spring for Scott’s Spring Fling! U-pick Sunflowers & Zinnias, Craft Vendors, Car Show, Beer & Wine, Live Music, Jumping Pillow, Giant Playground, Food and Much More!

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Boot Camp Style Workouts for Family

We’re back! Boot-Camp style class and post-workout shake after for only $7.00. Great opportunity to get back in shape and stay accountable for your summer results. The event is from 11am – 12:30pm.

CFCArts presents When I Grow Up

CFCArts presents When I Grow Up – Join our Young Artists Orchestra as they perform music that transports us to all the things we dreamed about being as a kid.

East Orlando Farmers Market and More

East Orlando Farmers Market & More is the perfect balance of everything you want to find at a farmers market. We have hand selected produce, creative local small business owners, along with botanical varieties to chose from.

Free Airboat Tours for Mothers at Black Hammock

Come out to the Black Hammock on Sunday, May 9th to celebrate the greatest people in the world: our mothers! This day is all about these wonderful ladies so treat them to a wonderful Mother’s Day touring the beautiful Lake Jesup on an airboat.

Free Family FunDay at Mennello Museum

Every second Sunday of the month is Free Family Funday! join us at the museum for free admission all day, plus a take-home art project for the first 30 children. Video and Written instructions are available below!

Frontyard Festival Showing Inside Out

Frontyard Festival Showing Inside Out at the Dr. Phillips Center You’ll pick your own socially distant private box for up to 5 people. Boxes will have a minimum seat requirement that’ll vary by show.

Interactive Movie at Garden Theatre in Winter Garden

Interactive Movies feature pre-show games, trivia, and costume contests hosted by live actors. May 9th:  The Sound of Music:  I simply remember my favorite things!

Mommy and Me Mother’s Day Tea Party

Mommy & Me Afternoon Tea Afternoon tea menu includes 3 tea selections, sandwiches, fresh fruit and pastries.Have tea with Alice from Alice in Wonderland! **Guests are seated 4 per table**

Mother’s Day at the Zoo

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re inviting you to celebrate with us. On Sunday, May 9, Mothers and grandmothers will receive complimentary admission for each paid single day Zoo admission. This offer is only valid during regular business hours (9 AM to 3 PM) on Sunday, May 9.

Mother’s Day Learn2Curl- Orlando Curling Club

Your Mom did everything for you, now it’s time to repay her….take your Mom Curling! And the best part of all, when you and Mom sign up together, you save $5 each off our regular $35 class fee.

Mother’s Day “Mom and Me” Painting Party at Calliope Street

We take you step by step, no experience needed! Mom paints mommy bird, kids paint the baby! A super cute painting to inspire artists of all ages. Limited seating to keep social distance. Make sure you reserve your spot! MASK REQUIRED.

Mother’s Tea Party at Lobby Lounge at the Ritz Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Saturday, May 8 and Sunday May 9:  4 times each day to choose from Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook Treat Mom to our signature Mother’s Day Tea Party with live entertainment. Includes a special gift for mom.

Sunday Brunch at Dr.Phillips Center Front Yard Festival

Live music. Delicious food. Bottomless drinks. Sounds like a fun way to spend a Sunday downtown. So make plans and pick your own socially distant, outdoor box for 2–5 people. Tickets for entry are $15-$25 per person.

Winter Garden Farmer’s Market

The Winter Garden Farmers Market is your hometown market open every Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm in beautiful Historic Winter Garden.

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