Published: September 29, 2011
Wobtoberfest 4 pm Friday-Sunday; World of Beer – UCF, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; $15; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.
Zooloween Costume contest, laser hunting for zombies, carnival games and music by DJ Paul Vaine. 6 pm; Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; $15-$40; 407-323-4450; centralfloridazoo.org.
Oct. 22-Oct. 23
Repticon Reptile and exotic animal show. Various times Saturday-Sunday; Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive; $10; 863-268-4273.
Festival Calle Orange Hispanic street festival. Various times Sunday; Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Central Boulevard; free.
14th Annual Taste of Maitland 5:30-8 pm; Lake Lily Park, 641 S. Maitland Ave., Maitland; $15-$20; 407-644-0741; maitlandchamber.com.
Czech Independence Day 10 am - 4 pm; Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-647-6294; polasek.org.
Ghost Stories 7:30-9:30 pm; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $10; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.
Orenda Herbal’s Mad Hatter Tea Party 8 pm; Stardust Video & Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road; call for price; 407-623-3393; stardustvideo andcoffee.wordpress.com.
Oct. 28-Oct. 30
Away Mission: Orlando Three-day Vulcan convention with appearances by Patrick Stewart, Jewel Staite, Rick Sternbach and others. 5 pm - midnight Friday, 8-1 am Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm Sunday; Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort, 1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista; $35-$89; 401-488-5226; vulcanevents.com.
Oct. 28-Nov. 5
18th Annual Founders’ Day Festival Concerts by Sammy Kershaw, Joe Nichols, Aaron Tippin and others. Various times Friday-Saturday; Withers-Maguire Historic House Museum, 16 E. Oakland Ave., Ocoee; various prices; ocoeefoundersfestival.org.
Halloween Street Party 7 pm - 2 am; Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Church Street; $5; 407-649-4270; churchstreetbars.com.
DIY Probiotics - Make Your Own Kombucha 10 am; Florida School of Holistic Living, 1109 E. Concord St.; $35; 407-595-3731.
Oct. 29-Oct. 30
Wonderfully Made Natural Hair and Beauty Expo 10 am - 7 pm Saturday-Sunday; International Palms Resort, 6515 International Drive; $15-$25; 407-474-8507; naturalhairandbeautyexpo.com.
Halloween at Cranes Roost Trick-or-treat around the lake. 5-9 pm; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863; uptownaltamonte.com.
Neanderthal Ball Prehistoric-themed gala to benefit the Orlando Science Center. 7-11 pm; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; $125; 407-514-2000; osc.org.
Safari Soirée Dinner and dancing to benefit the zoo. 6-11 pm; Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; call for price; 407-323-4450; centralfloridazoo.org.
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