Things to do this weekend: July 8-10

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Looking for fun and adventure this weekend? Here are our major picks of events taking place in the Orlando and Tampa Bay areas:

Orlando area

Mount Dora Art Stroll

Every second Friday of the month, enjoy an evening of live music, wine, art dealers and hors d’oeuvres throughout downtown Mount Dora. Maps are available along the stroll that highlight main locations along the way. When: 6-8 p.m. Cost: Free.

Orlando Pride vs. Boston Breakers

The Pride (5-6) return to Camping World Stadium on Sunday in a match against the Breakers (1-1-9). Orlando is hoping to bounce back from a June 26 loss to Portland, which ended the Pride’s home unbeaten streak. Earlier this week, Orlando picked up goalkeeper Kaitlyn Savage, who has played in New Zealand and Iceland, and saw two players — Steph Catley and Laura Alleway – named to Australia’s Olympic team headed to Rio. When: 5 p.m. Cost: From $ 15.

Food Truck Bazaar

On the evening of the second Sunday of every month, food trucks from across Central Florida offer a wide variety of food in the south parking lot of Orlando Fashion Square. Hosted by The Daily City blog. Where: 3201. E. Colonial. More info: 407-896-1131.


And here are even more Central Florida events in our On The Town calendar for Central Florida.

Tampa Bay area

Chihuly Collection 6th Anniversary

Visitors to the Chihuly Gallery in downtown St. Pete on Saturday and Sunday can enjoy all it has to offer for just $ 5, which includes admission to the glass-blowing show at the Hot Shop at the Morean Arts Center. 400 Beach Drive NE (Gallery), 719 Central Ave. (Morean Arts Center). When: Chihuly Gallery – Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sunday noon–5 p.m. Hot Shop shows Saturday and Sunday 1– 4 p.m.

Dunedin Orange Festival

This day-long festival Saturday at Edgewater Park will offer orange juice tastings, a brew-off craft-beer contest, local food vendors and live music. Proceeds from the event benefit the Dunedin Historical Society. When: 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Where: 51 Main St., Dunedin.

Taste of Plant City

This event runs in conjunction with the Mid Florida Summer Home Show, and $ 5 admission gets you into both. The Taste of Plant City will offer live music and lots of food from local restaurants, and attendees will have a chance to vote on the “Best Tastes of Plant City." Keep in mind, though, that the $ 5 admission does not include food samplings! When: Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: Strawberry Festival Grounds Expo Hall, 2301 W. Oak Ave, Plant City.


Even more events can be found in our On The Town calendar for the Bay area.

Bay News 9 – local-news

July 8, 2016 |

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