This Weekend’s Events in the City Beautiful!

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Weekend Preview for February 20-22!

Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s events in the City Beautiful!

Friday, February 20th

Ralphfest 4
February 20th at 7:00 p.m. – February 22nd, 2:00 a.m.
Mills 50 District
A three-day music festival at different venues around town celebrating the memory of Ralph Ameduri Jr. through music, friends and fun. Tons of bands, band reunions, Sunday BBQ, and more. Headlining this year is one of Ralph’s favorites, – The Grifters. Also headlining friday night is the legendary Blowfly. All proceeds go to The Ralph Ameduri Jr., Music Scholarship through the Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools. If you are unable to attend, but would love to help, donate here.

Antiques, Vintage & Garden Show
February 20th at 10:00 a.m. – February 22nd at 5:00 a.m.
Orlando Museum of Art
Fashion, entertainment, interior design, and bourbon tastings come together at the Orlando Museum of Art’s Antiques, Vintage & Garden Show this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This three-day show is a favorite among new and seasoned collectors, and features premier dealers from across the United States. Enjoy a wide array of vintage and unique collectables, art, jewelry, oriental rugs, silver, porcelains, fine antiquities, and garden accessories. This year you can truly experience The Art of Living with interactive lectures from experts in their fields on the art of urban gardening, decor, fashion and entertaining. These lectures will capture your imagination and enhance your lifestyle. General admission is $10.

Saturday, February 21st

Downtown Food & Wine Fest
February 21st at 12:00 p.m. – February 22nd at 7:00 p.m.
Lake Eola Park on E Robinson St
This Saturday and Sunday the Downtown Food & Wine Fest will feature 30 food vendors, 10 wine stations, and plenty of live music and activities! Tickets start at $15 online and $20 at the gates.

1379552_605386279525348_1660506701_n1Retro Modern Home Tour
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Audubon Park Garden District
From noon to 5 p.m explore five beautiful homes that range from mid century modern to quirky retro to stylishly modern. After touring, from 5 to 8 p.m. patrons will gather for an after party that will have mid century modern themed light bites by La Femme du Fromage, iced tea, water, sangria or craft beer and, for a separate donation, classic mixed drinks. Tickets include tour, after party, sangria, craft beer and light bites. Advance tickets just $20 for APGD members and $25 for advance general admission. Tickets $30 per person day of. Check in begins at noon at 1602 East Winter Park Road, Orlando, Florida 32803, near their beautiful organic community garden. Look for the gorgeous vintage mustang parked nearby! Follow all event parking signs.

Sunday, February 22nd

Oscar Watch Party
7:30 p.m.
Enzian Theater
The red carpet awaits you! Celebrate the biggest movie event of the year at Central Florida’s favorite independent theater. Experience the excitement of the 87th Academy Awards – its surprise wins and big upsets – amongst friends and fellow movie lovers. Enjoy dinner and drink specials, a paparazzi-lined red carpet, an Oscar pool, and the big show on Enzian’s big screen. The Oscar Watch Party starts at 7:30 p.m., but you’ll want to get in line at least 30-45 minutes before then to get a good table. Re-watch the nominees, because you can win some great prizes!

10801923_1585607581680857_4522869351197180132_n-e1424450840943Orlando Bike Tour – Tour de Tapas!
12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
54 W Church Street (right in front of 55 West and where Cafe Red use to be)
On a mission to “highlight Orlando’s cultural identity, one tour at a time.” A new bike-based tour of the City Beautiful, hosted by one of Orlando’s biggest fans, Sarah Peerani, is about to hit the streets. Orlando Bike Tours will take participants on a ride through the city to see public art, eat at local restaurants and see some of our best historic sites. Riders are asked to bring along yoga mats and boot camp essentials to explore health and wellness businesses along the route. Tour de Tapas will stop at Santiago’s Bodega, Maxine’s on Shine and Cocina 214. Tickets range in price from $35-40. Bike Share bikes available by request.