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Editor’s note: The calendar this week is presented as-is, though we understand some if not most events scheduled for today and the coming days may be postponed, canceled or otherwise changed because of Tropical Storm Nicole. Monitor local emergency management authorities and meteorologists for information on curfews, road closures and whether it is generally safe to be outside. Please contact the calendar event hosts before making plans to attend to avoid unpleasant surprises.
Join the fun at the Oviedo Mall Carnival from 5-10 p.m. starting Thursday, Nov. 10 and running until Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Oviedo Mall, 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.
Join the Oviedo Jeep Club for their monthly meet-up and annual food drive from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at Gator’s Dockside, 167 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. The club will collect food for five families in need this holiday season. Members wearing a Jeep Club shirt or dog tag will receive a 15% discount at the restaurant. Learn more.
Laugh the evening away at Black Hammock Comedy Night from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at Black Hammock, 2316 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road in Oviedo. Enjoy the lineup of professional comedians, featuring Ants Rants, Absar Siddiqui and Jake Klark. The cost is $10 per ticket. Learn more.
(This event was postponed to Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.) Join the City of Oviedo for their Veteran’s Day Observance from 5-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at the Fountains of Service memorial site, located at the Veterans Tribute at Oviedo on the Park, 299 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. The event is free. Learn more.
Bring the family and learn to paint an autumn sky at a Family Paint Party event from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at Songbirds Music, Art, & Dance Center, 181 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. No experience is required. The cost is $15 per artist and includes all supplies. Learn more.
Veterans eat free at the monthly Army Aviation Association of America social from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at Froggers Grill & Bar Oviedo, 27 Alafaya Woods Blvd in Oviedo. Non-veterans pay $10 for all-you-can-eat wings, beer or soft drinks as well as raffle tickets for a selection of prizes. Learn more.
See a live performance of Annie Jr. at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 11-12 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Winter Springs Performing Arts Center, 1425 Tusckawilla Road, #193, in Winter Springs. 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 Street 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.
Get in the festive spirit at a Holiday Storytime event from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 12 at B. Dalton Bookstore, 1260 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Snacks and activities are included in the free event while supplies last. Learn more.
Drive on by the Oviedo Cars and Coffee event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 12 at Rock and Brews, 7131 Red Bug Lake Rd in Oviedo. Grab a free cup of coffee at the entrance and join fellow car enthusiasts featuring cars of all makes and models. The event is free. Learn more.
Shop for plants at the Oviedo Garden Club’s Annual Sale from 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Oviedo Triangle, 419 W. Broadway Street (at the corner of Aulin Avenue and West Broadway Street. All proceeds are donated to schools and organizations that promote gardening. Learn more.
Let everyone get their hands dirty at a Family Clay Party from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Songbirds Music, Art, & Dance Center, 181 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. There will be step-by-step instructions on how to create ceramic leaf trays. The cost of admission is $20 per artist and includes all materials. Learn more.
Enjoy a Sunday brunch menu, featuring steak and eggs, chicken and waffles and chef-inspired items, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at Marlow’s Tavern, 352 Mike Roberto Way in Oviedo. Learn more.
Sample a wine and cheese pairing at the Meet the WineMaker event from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. The event will be hosted by Albertoni Scarani, the fourth-generation owner from the Ca’ Montebello winery and tastings will include five selections paired with Italian cheeses. The cost of admission is $30 for a single ticket and $50 for a couple. Learn more.
Join the Meitin Alliance for Growth and Learning at their Bagel and Blocks event from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at Temple Israel Orlando, 50 S. Moss Road in Winter Springs. The cost is $10 per family for a single session or $75 per family for all 10 sessions. Learn more.
Catch a live performance by Landon Noland from 8:30-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at Penguin Point Theater, 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Enjoy a night of acoustic rock, featuring Noland’s original songs plus covers, and an opening act by Billy Floyd of the KitchenKillaz. The cost of admission is $10 per ticket. Learn more.
Learn to reduce your holiday stress with an introductory class on How to De-Stress for the Holidays from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 at Our Suite Village, 1305 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Attendees are asked to wear comfortable clothes. The event is free. Learn more.
Help out at the Lake Jesup Restoration event by planting shoreline plants from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at Overlook Park 1988 Spring Ave. in Oviedo. The event is free. Learn more.
Snack and learn at the Charcuterie Board Workshop from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at Graze and Plate, 1305 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Prep yourself for Thanksgiving and enjoy a charcuterie board to take home, plus up to two glasses of wine or hard seltzers at the event. The cost is $65. Learn more.
Attend a free class for new parents from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 at First Choice Pediatrics, 501 W. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. Learn more.
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.