February 8, 2017 – March 26, 2017
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary masterpiece, The Great Gatsby from February 8 – March 26, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. Adapted for stage by Simon Levy, The Great Gatsby will play in repertory with William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost (February 22 – March 24, 2017). Tickets to both productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
March 17, 2017 – April 9, 2017
The Garden Theatre (160 W Plant St.) is proud to announce the outrageously funny Destiny of Desire, An Unapologetic Telenovela in Two Acts, showing March 17 – April 9, 2017. The media sponsor for Destiny of Desire is Telemundo Orlando, and supporting sponsors include Outdoor Living Products and Toole’s Ace Hardware. This project is made possible by a grant from Duke Energy through United Arts of Central Florida. For tickets, visit gardentheatre.org or contact the Box Office at 407-877-GRDN (4736).
March 24, 2017 – March 26, 2017
Mozart’s magnum opus in a modern twist: Don Giovanni finds himself in the present day frat scene! Players from the Orlando Philharmonic, dancers from the Orlando Ballet and members of the Opera Orlando Chorus all led by guest conductor Elaine Rinaldi. Taking place at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, tickets available at http://www.drphillipscenter.org.
March 25, 2017
This is the Grand Finale of the Track Shack Running Series. The 40th annual event is a local tradition. Take a break from your average 5k with a 10k, 2 mile, Distance Dare and kids’ run the whole family can participate. Run or walk through beautiful, neighborhood friendly Winter Park. http://www.trackshack.com
Jazz comes alive at Lake Concord Park with saxophonist Steve Cole and keyboardist Brian Simpson coming to Casselberry for the Spring Jazz Concert and Art Festival at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 25. This free event, sponsored by 102.5 WLOQ Orlando’s Smooth Jazz and the City of Casselberry, will entice all jazz lovers to gather and enjoy a spectacular evening at the lakefront park. Learn more at http://www.casselberry.org.
March 29, 2017
Grab your girlfriends and get ready for a night out that makes a difference! Dress for Success Greater Orlando will kick off its 2017 events season with Wine Talks & Coffee Chats, which will bring women of influence from around the community together for a night of great food, great drinks and even greater conversation at Barnie’s Coffee Kitchen in Winter Park. The event’s featured speaker will be Meredith Berkich, President of North America at Jeunesse Global. She will speak about how those in leadership positions can influence, inspire and empower those around them. Proceeds from the event will support essential programming for Dress for Success Greater Orlando, which empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. For more information, visit https://greaterorlando.dressforsuccess.org/
March 30, 2017
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is celebrating 50 years of increasing access to justice in Central Florida! Join us at our Golden 50th Celebration where we will host an open bar, live music, silent auction, feature local artists including some of CLSMF’s client artwork and full access to the Orlando Museum of Art galleries. It will certainly be a night to remember! For more information contact email@example.com or call (321) 299-9618.
March 31, 2017
City Year Orlando is excited to celebrate its fifth anniversary through a Gatsby-inspired event with its own twist, Red Jackets Rock 2017, a story of “Celebrating History, Building Future.” Throughout an evening of fellowship, drinks and food, guests will go on a journey of five chapters full of inspiring testimonials that highlight City Year Orlando’s work keeping students in school and on track to graduation. The event will take place at Ballroom at Church Street at 5:30pm.
Join celebrities to play poker for a purpose- supporting the children of UCP of Central Florida! Friday, March 31st at the Buena Vista Palace Hilton (6pm). Hosted by Actresses Cheryl Hines and Rachael Harris and actor RJ Mitte. $75 donation ($105 at the door) include dinner, wine and beer, tournament entry, blackjack and roulette, Cigar and scotch pouring lounge and exciting prizes. For more information – https://www.ucpcfl.org/event/poker-at-the-palace/