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What’s happening this weekend – Food trucks, haunted houses, Sip or Treat

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Thursday

Enjoy a variety of food options from local food trucks at the City of Oviedo’s Food Truck Thursday from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 at Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. The food truck lineup includes The Hook Orlando, Brocks BBQ, Oishimotto Japanese, Simmer Dawn, Jersey Family Grill, Gran Arepa, Rosario’s Kitchen, Mrs. T’s Kitchen and Sweet Rolled Taco. Attendees are invited to bring their own chairs and blankets. All ages are welcome. Event entry and parking are free.  Learn more

Walk through Oviedo Mall for the Sip or Treat food and wine stroll from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 at Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Boulevard in Oviedo. Enjoy live entertainment, photo opportunities and more. Dress up to receive a special prize while supplies last. Registration and participation are free. You must be 21 or older to sample beer and wine, with a wristband acquired at check-in, located in front of Paul Mitchell: The School. Learn more

Hagerty High School presents George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion,” with 7 p.m. showtimes Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 27-29 at the Hagerty High School Auditorium, 3225 Lockwood Blvd. in Oviedo. Tickets cost $13. Learn more

Explore a replica of the Tabernacle in the Wilderness at Fellowship Church as they celebrate the biblical feast of Tabernacles. Tours are available on the hour from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at Fellowship Church, 5340 Red Bug Lake Road in Winter Springs. Tickets are $7 for adults and $2 for children.  Learn more

Join the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce at their Day of the Dead Bash from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at the Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, 501 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. The event will feature a costume contest, catering by Rock & Brews Oviedo and Oviedo Brewing Company, and music by DJ Matt Leiva with MissingLink Entertainment. Entry is free for Chamber members and $25 for nonmembers. Learn more. 

Compete in the Arcade Monsters costume contest nightly at 11 p.m. Thursday-Monday, Oct. 27-Oct. 31at Arcade Monsters, 15 Alafaya Woods Blvd., suite 117, in Oviedo. Judging will be the crowd’s choice and winners will take home cash prizes. Enjoy additional festivities such as spooky photo ops, DJ sets, and a $5 discount and free goody bag to those dressed in costume. Learn more. 

Enjoy the R2K Entertainment Halloween party and ribbon-cutting, featuring a costume contest and zombie shoot competition, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at the Oviedo Mall, 1485 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Prizes will be awarded for best costume, most original costume, and the zombie shoot competition. Enjoy food catered by Gator’s Dockside. RSVP for the event at info@r2kentertainment.com. Tickets cost $25 per person and $40 per couple. Learn more. 

Friday

Join the Business Alliance Council for their Lunch and Learn meeting to learn more about local businesses and the community and enjoy a buffet lunch from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at Oviedo Brewing Company, 1280 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. To attend as a guest, contact Dena Hansen at 407-708-4609 or dhansen@seminolebusiness.org. RSVP is required for attendance and tickets cost $15.  Learn more. 

Create ceramic ghosts at Songbirds Music, Art, & Dance Center’s family clay party from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at Songbirds, 181 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. No experience is required but participants must be 4 years old or older. The cost is $20 per person. Learn more.

Dance the night away at the Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club’s Sunshine Dance at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at the First United Methodist Church of Oviedo, 263 King St. in Oviedo. The group invites persons with disabilities in Central Florida to attend in their best-themed outfit and enjoy entertainment by Big Dan the Music Man. The cost is $2 for entry. Learn more. 

Watch a screening of “The Seeds of Vandana Shiva” from 6-8 p.m  Friday, Oct. 28 at the Serenity Center and CommUNITY Space, 2040 Winter Springs Blvd. in Oviedo. Tickets cost $8. Learn more. 

Celebrate the Halloween season at Carillon Elementary School with their Trunk or Treat Night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at Carillon Elementary, 3200 Lockwood Blvd. in Oviedo. There will be candy, Fire Philly’s & Burgers and Kona Ice. Learn more

Saturday

Learn to improve your coaching skills at the USA Basketball Coach Academy from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at The Master’s Academy, 1500 Lukas Lane in Oviedo. The registration cost is $60 and includes a T-shirt, coaching notebook and lunch. Coaches of all levels are invited to join. Learn more. 

Learn about Day of the Dead traditions and create an authentic Mexican sugar skull from scratch from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at The Taste of Curiosity, 100 Alexandria Blvd., unit 10, in Oviedo. Attendees are welcome to dress in their best Day of the Dead costume and are asked to bring an apron and container to bring their sugar skulls home in. Cost is $35 per person. Learn more. 

It’s a celebration of fall at Winter Springs’ 16th Hometown Harvest festival featuring music, free hayrides, pumpkin painting, a trunk-or-treat event, costume contest, bounce houses, food and drinks. Watch the Winter Springs Got Talent competition on the main stage. It’s all from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Central Winds Park, 1000 Central Winds Drive, Winter Springs. Learn more.

Enjoy a night of trick or treating at the Trunk or Treat at River Run Church event from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at River Run Church, 141 River Run Point in Chuluota. Food trucks, vendors, live music, petting zoo and costume contest will be included. The food truck lineup will include Seminole BBQ Company, Crepe Vibes, Mr. Mighty Hotdogs, Mobile Krewe 22 and DJ concessions. Learn more.  

The 16th annual Hometown Harvest is from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Central Winds Park, 1000 Central Winds Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy live musical performances, community vendors, food trucks, a kids’ bounce house area, fall-themed activities, hayrides, and an autumn-themed photo booth. There will also be a costume contest, trunk or treat and a Winter Springs Got Talent Competition, which is at 4:30 p.m. Learn more

Help support the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Oviedo Medical Center, 8300 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo. Accepted items include tablets or capsules in any packaging, patches, medicated ointments, lotions, liquid medications (in leak-proof containers), vape cartridges (without batteries) and pet medications. Learn more.  

Join in-person or watch via livestream as Rabbi Joshua Neely leads an experiential workshop from 9:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Temple Israel Orlando, 50 S. Moss Road in Winter Springs. The workshop will include meditation, guided imagery, breathing exercises and more. Learn more. 

Enjoy the fun at the Terror On Treeswallow Drive Halloween Bash from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Compete in the costume party for a chance to win prizes. Tickets are free but RSVP is requested. Learn more

Bring your child to a Halloween Trunk or Treat event from 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Young Innovators Academy, 188 Sanctuary Drive in Oviedo. Enjoy the festivities and dress in costume as children go car-to-car to trick or treat. Attendance is free and open to the public. Learn more

Enjoy a double-feature special event with showings of “Black Lagoon” and “Phantom of the Opera” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Regal Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more

Duel in the Yu-Gi-Oh Darkwing Blast Premium 3v3 Tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Versus Games, 1320 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Join the event in a team of three and compete to win five cases of Darkwing Blast cards, booster packs for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game. Decklists are required for the event. The cost is $30 per player. Learn more. 

Experience the soft opening of Blake’s Flowers and build your own bouquet from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo.  Learn more

Sunday

Experience the return of Oviedo’s founders from the grave at The Rising 2022 Twilight Tour from 6-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Oviedo Cemetery, located at the intersection of State Road 426 and Aulin Avenue in Oviedo. Kids are welcome and recommended to bring flashlights or glow sticks for the end of the event. Listen to the founder’s’ stories and then lay them to rest at this free event. A $7 donation is suggested and will be “100% reinvested to help people learn about Oviedo’s history” according to event host The Oviedo Preservation Project. Learn more

Enjoy a Halloween Picnic in the Park with the nonprofit Inspiring Hands from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at Torcaso Park, 104 N. Moss Road in Winter Springs. Join in the fun for a Spanish language music class, free lunch and Halloween treats at this free event. Learn more. 

Monday (Halloween)

Enjoy a family-friendly Halloween spectacular event with the Weeks Ortho Annual Fall Bash from 1:30-4 p.m. Monday (Halloween), Oct. 31 at Weeks Orthodontics, 1350 Tuskawilla Road in Winter Springs. The event features pony rides, a BBQ lunch, all-day trick or treat, a petting zoo and a costume contest with prizes.  Learn more. 

Future Events

Bring your furry friend to Bark and Brew from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. Enjoy drinks, live music and more at this free canine-friendly craft beer festival. Learn more

Join the Rotary Club of Winter Springs for their Veteran’s Day Tribute from 6-7 p.m. at the Winter Springs Veterans and Military Service Memorial, Blumberg Blvd. in Winter Springs. View the presentation of colors by the Winter Springs High School JROTC and a tribute from the Winter Springs High School Band of Gold at this free event. Learn more

Weekly Events

Paint and sip on alcohol-free cocktails every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kava Culture Kava Bar’s Brushes & Brunch paint party, 1174 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Bring your paint supplies or purchase them for $20 with a free drink. Learn more.

Dementia-Friendly Dining is every Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. at the Town House Restaurant, 139 N. Central Ave. in Oviedo. Families and friends may bring their loved ones who are living with Dementia to a friendly, safe, and enjoyable meal. Learn more.

Battle and embark on new adventures in Dungeons & Dragons every Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at Versus Games, 1320 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more

Enjoy live traditional Irish music sessions every Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at Irish 31 Oviedo, 65 W. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. Learn more.

Beers and Bingo is a weekly event at 7 p.m. every Thursday at 855 E. S.R. 434 in Winter Springs. It’s free to play and prizes include discounted bar tabs and gift cards. Learn more.

The Irish 3.1 Run Club meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Irish 31, 65 W. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. Learn more.

Win free drinks at Perfect Pours’ Team Trivia Night every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 855 E. S.R. 434 in Winter Springs. Learn more.

Win prizes at a music- and party-game-themed bingo from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays at Bonfires Bar and Grill, 1340 Alafaya Trail in Oviedo. Learn more.

Think and Drink Trivia Night is every Sunday from 8-10 p.m. at the Kava Culture Kava Bar, 1174 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy drink specials and a weekly changing trivia theme. Learn more.

Win gift cards at the Rock & Brews trivia night every Monday starting at 8 p.m. Rock & Brews Oviedo is at 7131 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo. Learn more.

Lily Kyle contributed to this report.

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