Holiday Guide Listings
Orlando needs more indie films for Christmas
Published: November 24, 2011
Ho Ho Ho Down Screenprinting workshop and annual poster and greeting card sale. 1-5 pm; Lure Design Shop, 1009 Virginia Drive; free; 407-895-5360; luredesigninc.com.
Holiday Open House Gifts and ornaments created from natural and recycled materials. 10 am-1 pm; Gillespie Museum, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand; free; 386-822-7330; stetson.edu.
Holiday Tour of Homes See holiday-decorated homes and buildings, with the Festival of Trees show and porch-side treats. 11 am-4 pm; Woman’s Club of Sanford, 309 S. Oak Ave., Sanford; $15; 407-322-2757; sanfordhistorictrust.org.
Illuminated Christmas Parade Annual holiday parade themed “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.” 6-8 pm; downtown Sanford, West First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; free; 407-688-5000; sanfordfl.gov.
IMAGES - Tour of Homes Explore five festively decorated homes and then peruse the handmade holiday gift boutique. 9 am-3 pm; Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach; $25; 386-427-6975; atlanticcenterforthearts.org.
In Celebration of Winter A night of seasonal music, stories and poetry with Bing Futch and Four Shillings Short. 7 pm; Fodor’s Grove, 2218 Vincent Road; $15; 407-923-0712.
Jingle Jam & Holiday Help Fair Community event with performances, health and safety information, a KidZone, family activities, photos with Santa and more. 8 am-10:30 pm; Waterford Lakes Town Center, 413 N. Alafaya Trail; free; 407-737-2866; eockiwanis.blogspot.com.
Light Up the Courtyard Holiday parade, marching bands, more than 100 Christmas trees and a hot Bailey’s bar. 11 pm; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Light Up the Holidays Colorful holiday light displays surround the lake. 5-9 pm; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863; uptownaltamonte.com.
Lighted Boat Parade Decorated boats cruise around Lake Dora. 7 pm; Lake Dora, 341 Alexander St., Mount Dora; free; 352-735-9629.
Winter Garden Christmas Parade Annual holiday tradition with community organizations, local personalities and Santa. 1 pm; Plant Street and State Road 429, Winter Garden; free; 407-656-4111; cwgdn.com.
Winter Springs Holiday Parade 30th annual parade down Tuskawilla Road, ending with the Christmas tree lighting, holiday entertainment and more in the Town Center. 5 pm; Winter Springs Town Center, 158 Tuskawilla Road, Winter Springs; free; 407-327-6593; winterspringsfl.org.
Ye Olde Hometown Christmas Parade 59th annual parade marches down Park Avenue featuring local student groups, dance troupes, Santa Claus and others. 9-10 am; Park and Comstock avenues, Winter Park; free; 407-644-8281.
Dec. 3-Dec. 4
Cracker Christmas Pioneer demonstrations, more than 100 craft vendors, a tractor display and barbecue lunch. 10 am-4 pm Saturday-Sunday; Fort Christmas Historical Park and Museum, 1300 Fort Christmas Road, Christmas; free; 407-568-4149; nbbd.com.
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