Orlando This Weekend: August 05-07, 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, August 05:

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Osceola Center for the Arts – $15
  • ..|: Phineas and Ferb

    Behind the Mayans Eye at Austin’s Coffee in Winter Park – Free

  • Daniel Bobis Benefit at BackBooth – $5
  • Free Movie Night feat. Phineas and Ferb The Movie at Florida Mall – Free
  • Goodrich & the Die Tryin’s with guests at Will’s Pub – $10
  • Livewire feat nuEra, Traverser, Murderfly & Razorz Edge at Hard Rock Live – $10
  • Prelude to a Kiss at Theatre Downtown – $20
  • Say Never with guests at The Social – $7
  • Jim Short at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $14
  • Street Talk at The Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • WMMO Acoustic Showcase feat local musicians at The Abbey in downtown Orlando – Free


Saturday, August 06:

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Osceola Center for the Arts – $15
  • Michelle Branch with Emily Kopp and Parachute at Plaza Live! Orlando – $25-$45
  • ..|: Michelle Branch

    Brewski Me iphone app release party at Orlando Brewing – Free

  • The Cracker Swamp Stomp for WIldlife Education at Will’s Pub – $10
  • The Garbage Men at Orlando Science Center – $17 adults/$12 under 12
  • Bill Gentry at The Barn in Sanford – Free for ladies/$7 for men
  • Iced Down at The Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • Margarita Fest (4-8pm) at Wall Street Plaza – $20 online/$25 at door
  • The Mudflappers with guests at The Social – $7
  • Prelude to a Kiss at Theatre Downtown – $20
  • Soccer: Orlando City vs Charleston Battery at Florida Citrus Bowl – $12-$25
  • Jim Short at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $14
  • The Soul Birds with guests at BackBooth – $5
  • Taste of the Nation at Orlando World Center Marriott – $100-$150
  • Titans of Industry at Austin’s Coffee in WInter Park – Free
  • Volbeat with guests at House of Blues – $23
  • Will They Follow with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $5
  • Zack and Eric at The Abbey in downtown Orlando – Free

Sunday, August 07:

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Osceola Center for the Arts – $15
  • “I’m Lovin’ It” Family Karaoke (7-9pm) at World’s Largest McDonald’s (Sand Lake & I-Drive) – Free
  • Prelude to a Kiss at Theatre Downtown – $20
  • Reel Big Fish with guests at House of Blues – $23
  • Jim Short at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $12
  • Sunday Funday at Sky Sixty in downtown Orlando – Free
  • Yelp presents Brunch at OLV in SoDo (near downtown) – $19.95

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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