Sports and Rec Country
Published: September 29, 2011
Church Street District Car Show Monthly event showcases classic styles. Noon-5 pm Saturday; Downtown Orlando, Church Street and Garland Avenue; free; churchstreetdistrict.com.
Lightning Launch Season kickoff event with music by Steve Miller Band. 7 pm; St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa; $25-$92; 813-301-6500; lightning.nhl.com.
Oct. 4-Nov. 8
Experience Peace & Balance in the Gardens Meditation workshop with Teri Reuter. 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday; Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park; $10; 407-647-6294; polasek.org.
Oct. 7-Oct. 9
Festivals of Speed Car, motorcycle and vintage aircraft show with live entertainment. 8-11 pm Friday, 8 am - 10 pm Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm Sunday; Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes Resort, 4012 Central Florida Parkway; $10-$180; 352-385-9450; festivalsofspeed.com.
UCF Knights vs. Marshall NCAA college-football game. 7 pm; Bright House Networks Stadium, University of Central Florida; various prices; 407-823-1000; ucfathletics.cstv.com.
Oct. 8-Oct. 9
Vintage Venture Classic car show with live outdoor music. 10 am - 5 pm Saturday, 11 am - 5 pm Sunday; Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, 19239 U.S. Highway 27 North, Clermont; $2; 800-768-9463; lakeridgewinery.com.
Oct. 13-Oct. 16
Biketoberfest Motorcycle show, vendor village, food court, live bands and more. Noon Thursday-Sunday; Riverfront Park, Daytona Beach, 1933 S. Palmetto Ave., Daytona Beach; free; 407-721-9110; biketoberfest.org.
Oct. 14-Oct. 16
Orlando Scooter Society’s Snowbird Classic Rally All sizes and makes of scooters are welcome to attend. 5 pm Friday, 9:30 am Saturday, 10 am Sunday; Mount Vernon Best Western Inn, 110 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park; $25-$30; rally.orlandoscootersociety.com.
Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival Teams of 20 paddlers compete on the water. 8 am; Downtown Disney, 1478 E. Buena Vista Drive; free for spectators; 416-962-8899; gwndragonboat.com.
Oct. 20-Oct. 23
Children’s Miracle Network Classic PGA golf tournament to benefit the charity. Various times Thursday-Sunday; Palm and Magnolia Golf Course, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $10-$30; 407-939-4653; childrensmiraclenetworkclassic.com.
XFC 14: Resurrection Xtreme Fighting Championships, with WEC champion Jamie Varner taking on Nate Jolly. 7 pm; UCF Arena, University of Central Florida; $10-$50; 800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com.
Orlando Women’s Triathlon Swimming, biking and running race. 6 am; Moss Park, 12901 Moss Park Road; free for spectators; epicsportsmarketing.com.
Orlando Magic vs. Maccabi Haifa The Magic take on the team from the Israeli Basketball Super League. 6 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; various prices; 407-896-2442; orlandomagic.com.
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