Orlando This Weekend: March 4-6, 2011

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Here’s a round-up of concerts and other events happening in the Orlando area this weekend.

Friday, March 04:

  • Beowulf at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20
  • Ethan Bortnick at The Plaza Theatre – $29.50
  • Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • Central Florida Fair at the Central Florida Fairgrounds – $10  (ride tickets additional)
  • Zach Deputy with guests at The Plaza Theatre – $10
  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Jose Feliciano at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Equus at the Pointe Orlando P.A.C. – $20 / $35 (with dinner)
  • ESPN the Weekend at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Festival of Chocolate at the Orlando Science Center – $17 adults/$12 kids
  • Florida Strawberry Festival featuring John Conlee and .38 Special in Plant City – $10 fest admission / $10 – $25 additional for concert (ride tickets additional)   >>
  • Full Circle at The Garage in Sanford – Free
  • Patrick Gibson at The Barn in Sanford – Free
  • Hydrosonic  with guests at The Social – $8
  • Jo Koy at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $22
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • MLB Spring Training: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays at the ESPN  World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World – $10-$42
  • MLB Spring Training: Houston Astros vs. St. Louis Cardinals at the Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee – $15-$24
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • The Silver Fleece with guests at BackBooth – $5
  • Judy Tribune and guests at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park – $5

Saturday, March 05:

  • Apocalyptica with Stained Angel at House of Blues – $23
  • Backstage Romance with guests at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park – $5
  • Beowulf at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20
  • Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • Central Florida Fair at the Central Florida Fairgrounds – $10  (ride tickets additional)
  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Jose Feliciano at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission  >>
  • Equus at the Pointe Orlando P.A.C. – $20 / $35 (with dinner)
  • ESPN the Weekend at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Festival of Chocolate at the Orlando Science Center – $17 adults/$12 kids
  • Florida Strawberry Festival featuring Jeremy Camp and Gaither Vocal Band in Plant City – $10 fest admission / $20 – $25 additional for concert (ride tickets additional)
  • Harlem Globetrotters at Amway Center – $42-$127
  • Kid Rock/Jamey Johnson at UCF Arena – $27.50-$87.50
  • Jo Koy at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $22
  • Mardi Gras feat. Lynyrd Skynyrd at Universal Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Mardi Gras Street Festival at Mojo Cajun Bar & Grill downtown Orlando – Free
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • MLB Spring Training: Atlanta Braves vs NY Mets at the ESPN  World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World – $10-$42
  • MLB Spring Training: Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers at the Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee – $15-$24
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Reset with Mot  with guests at The Social – $10 18+/$5 21+
  • “Rock for Blood” benefit with Anyone’s Guess and more at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park – $8 (early show)
  • Rockit Fly at The Garage in Sanford – Free
  • The Scene Aesthetic with guests at BackBooth – $12
  • Andy Velo with Jason Tyler Band at The Barn in Sanford – Free for ladies/$7 for men
  • Zephyrhills Celtic Festival & Highland Games at Pioneer Florida Museum in Dade City – $7

Sunday, March 06:

  • Beowulf at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $15
  • Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150  >>
  • Central Florida Fair at the Central Florida Fairgrounds – $10  (ride tickets additional)
  • Country Mice with guests at BackBooth – $5
  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Jose Feliciano at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • ESPN the Weekend at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Festival of Chocolate at the Orlando Science Center – $17 adults/$12 kids
  • Fishbone with guests at The Social – $17
  • Florida Strawberry Festival featuring Trace Adkins and The Judds in Plant City – $10 fest admission / $25-$45 additional for concerts (ride tickets additional)
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • MLB Spring Training: Houston Astros vs. NY Yankees at the Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee – $15-$24
  • Grace Potter & The Nocturnals with guests at The Plaza Theatre – $17
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • Zephyrhills Celtic Festival & Highland Games at Pioneer Florida Museum in Dade City – $7

Highlights of the week ahead:

Monday, March 07:

  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Florida Strawberry Festival featuring Charlie Pride and Clint Black in Plant City – $10 fest admission / $15-$25 additional for concerts (ride tickets additional)
  • The Superions (feat. The B-52’s Fred Schneider) instore at Rock’n’Roll Heaven – Free

Tuesday, March 08:

  • Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • Camerae with guests at BackBooth – $5 under 21/Free 21+
  • Fat Tuesday Block Party at Wall St Plaza in downtown Orlando – $5
  • Florida Strawberry Festival featuring Chubby Checker and Chris Young in Plant City – $10 fest admission / $15-$25 additional for concerts (ride tickets additional)
  • MLB Spring Training: Atlanta Braves vs NY Yankees at the ESPN  World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World – $10-$42
  • MLB Spring Training: Houston Astros vs. NY Mets at the Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee – $15-$24
  • Ra Ra Riot with guests at The Social – $15
  • Skid Row at The Iron Horse bar in Daytona Beach – Free

Wednesday, March 09:

  • Beowulf at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $15
  • Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • Fake Problems instore appearance at Park Ave CDs – Free
  • Florida Strawberry Festival featuring Tanya Tucker and Rick Springfield in Plant City – $10 fest admission / $15-$25 additional for concerts (ride tickets additional)
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Middle Class Rut with guests at BackBooth – $8
  • MLB Spring Training: Atlanta Braves vs St. Louis Cardinals at the ESPN  World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World – $10-$42
  • Molly Hatchetat The Iron Horse bar in Daytona Beach – Free
  • Murder by Death with guests at The Social – $14
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34

Thursday, March 10:

  • Beowulf at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $15
  • Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • Equus at the Pointe Orlando P.A.C. – $20 / $35 (with dinner)
  • Florida Strawberry Festival featuring George Jones and Doobie Brothers in Plant City – $10 fest admission / $15-$30 additional for concerts (ride tickets additional)
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • MLB Spring Training: Atlanta Braves vs St. Louis Cardinals at the ESPN  World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World – $10-$42
  • MLB Spring Training: Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals  at the Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee – $15-$24
  • Musicians For Better Futures Benefit for Central Florida’s At-Risk Youth  at The Social – $10
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • Streetlight Manifesto at Firestone Live – $19
  • Rocky Votolato instore appearace at Park Ave CDs – Free
  • Rocky Votolato and Matt Pond with guests at BackBooth – $14

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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