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Paint your own rustic fall pumpkin with step-by-step instructions at a DIY paint and sip event from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at The Taste of Curiosity, 100 Alexandria Blvd., unit 10, in Oviedo. The cost is $29 per person and includes all materials. Learn more.
Let your phone lead the way during CycleNuts’ Selfie Tour from 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 starting at Friendship Park, 200 W. Broadway St. in Oviedo. Points of interest include the Cross Seminole Trail, the Cady Way Trail, and the Lake Baldwin Loop Trail. Participants can bring their own bikes or rent a bike near the starting spot. The cost of the tour is $11. Learn more.
Learn to paint Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” during a guided painting date night event from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at Calliope Street, 1670 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. The cost ranges from $25-$35, depending on the attendee’s age, and includes all materials. Learn more.
Enjoy an icy treat and help support the Keeth Elementary PTA at a spirit night from noon-10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at Jeremiah’s Italian Ice, 1000 Willa Springs Drive in Winter Springs. Mention the Keeth Elementary PTA at the window to ensure that your purchase contributes to Keeth. Learn more.
Attend the Ensemble Company’s first performance of Aaron Posner’s “Stupid %^&!ing Bird” from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 at Penguin Point, 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. The cost is $16 for students, $18 for seniors, and $20 for general admission. Learn more.
Listen to ’80s alternative band Shadow Cabinet live from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 at Rock & Brews Oviedo, 7131 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo. Learn more.
Bring your furry friend for the family-friendly beer and canine festival Bark and Brew from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Oviedo Amphitheater & Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. Enjoy pet activities, craft beer sampling, food vendors, friendly pups, live entertainment and more. The cost to purchase an event beer punch card is $30. Learn more.
Experience the Celebration of Cultures event from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 113 Lockwood Blvd. in Oviedo. Bring your family and friends for food from more than 25 countries, dancing, music and more. The cost for food wristbands is $10 per person. Drink tokens will be sold at the event. Learn more.
The Fall Family Fun Day event is from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Message of Hope SDA Community Mission, 970 Tuskawilla Road in Winter Springs. Enjoy pumpkin decorating, snacks, a pie bake-off, a bounce house, games, music, photo booths and more. Admission is free, but participants must register in advance. Learn more.
Stretch out at the BodyInUnity Yoga School’s Oviedo Community Yoga-by-the-Lake event from 9-10:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center, 1601 Alafaya Trail in Oviedo. Participants should bring a towel to place under their mat, water and bug spray. The drop-in cost is $10 per person. Learn more.
Shop a traditional-style market at the Oviedo Historical Society Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway St. in Oviedo. Enjoy browsing options for produce, baked goods, dairy, honey, plants and more, as well as enjoying the creations of local vendors and professional artists. The cost of entry is free. Learn more.
Paddle through the Little Big Econ State Forest on a guided kayak tour from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Little Big Econ Canoe Launch, 3799 Willingham Road in Oviedo. The tour includes breaks on the forest’s white sand beaches to swim, stretch and have lunch. At the end of the tour, a private van will bring participants back to their vehicles. The cost is $80 per person. Learn more.
Enjoy painting with a side of brunch from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 6 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Participants will be guided by an instructor step-by-step as they create their own rustic pumpkin paintings. Tickets cost $24 for a stretched canvas and $29 for a wood plank. All tickets include 10% off all food and drink purchases. Learn more.
Clear your mind at a full-moon meditation with sound healing crystal bowls and gongs from 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 at Sacred Moments Massage & Healing Center, 995 Westwood Square, suite A, in Oviedo. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothes and bring water, a yoga mat, a pillow and a blanket for themselves. The cost is $20 per person. Learn more
Be one of the first to see a new movie before its official release date, without knowing which it will be, with the Regal Oviedo Mall Mystery Movie event, starting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Regal Oviedo Mall, 1500 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd. in Oviedo.. The cost is $5 per ticket. Learn more
Join the fun at the Oviedo Mall Carnival, happening nightly from 5-10 p.m., starting Thursday, Nov. 10 and running until Nov. 20, at 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Enjoy a variety of treats, games, rides and more with your friends and family. Admission and parking are free. Unlimited ride wristbands can be purchased for $35. Learn more
Take in the greenery at a rose seminar starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Lukas Nursery & Butterfly Encounter, 1909 Slavia Road in Oviedo. Take notes as Rosarian Tom Burke covers information regarding how to plant roses in Central Florida during autumn and how to prepare for the winter season. Limited seating is available so participants are invited to bring their own chairs. The seminar cost is free. Learn more.
Attend the annual Great Day in the Country arts and crafts festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at CrossLife Church, 45 W. Broadway St. in Oviedo. Enjoy hand-made vendor items such as paintings, sculptures, ceramics and more. The event also includes a student art festival, food, drinks and entertainment. The cost of admission is free. Learn more.
Celebrate the one-year anniversary of Master Roberts’ World Class Taekwondo school from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at Master Roberts’ World Class Taekwondo, 980 Oviedo Blvd., suite 1008, in Oviedo. Participate in the self-defense class for ages 13 and up or the beginner class for ages 4-12. The event will include food and refreshments, a bounce house, face painting, basket raffles, door prizes and Special Master Level Taekwondo guests. Learn more.
Sell your leftover Halloween Candy at Dentistry for Children’s annual event, happening from 4-7 p.m. Friday Nov. 11 at 1390 City View Center in Oviedo. The office will pay $1 for each pound of candy, up to $5 and then donates the candy to military troops, groups who service the homeless and local churches. There will be activities, food and drinks at the event. Learn more. https://www.facebook.com/troykingdds
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.