Orlando Holiday Guide 2012
A comprehensive listing of all the jingle belling, caroling, Nutcrackering and eggnogging taking place in Orlando this holiday season
Published: November 14, 2012
Monday, Dec. 31
New Year's Eve with Amber Ring in the new year with a live performance by the musician, drink specials and more. 8 pm; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; call for price; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Friday, Nov. 16
Girls Night Out – Jewelry Making Ladies are invited to bring food and drinks and engage in a workshop which uses recycled paper products to create bracelets, rings and necklaces. 7-9 pm; Casselberry Art House, 127 Quail Pond Circle, Casselberry; $10-$15; 407-262-7722; casselberry.org.
Nov. 23-Jan. 6
Winter Walking Tours Take an hour-long guided tour from the Pinewood Estate to the Singing Tower and learn about the winter flora and fauna. 11:45 am Monday-Saturday, 1:45 pm Sunday; Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales; included with general admission; 863-676-1408; boktowergardens.org.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Home for the Holidays Workshop Series: Recycling Holiday Decor Join in a DIY craft workshop where you can create holiday centerpieces from reusable items and take home your own holiday creation. 10 am-noon; Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales; $10, supplies included; 863-676-1408;
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Religion 101 Series: Christianity Adult education series presentation by the Rev. Bryan Fulwider. 7 pm; Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; free; 407-628-0555; holocaustedu.org.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Fun With Flowers – Decorating for Christmas With Flowers Learn to create a holiday centerpiece. 10 am; Winter Park Garden Club, 1385 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park; $25, all materials provided; 407-644-5770.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Home for the Holidays Workshop Series: Family Friendly Ornaments DIY craft workshop where you can bring home your own holiday creation. 10 am-noon; Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales; $10, supplies included; 863-676-1408; boktowergardens.org.
Saturday, Dec. 15
Home for the Holidays Workshop Series: Natural Decor Learn how to create a holiday craft in this DIY workshop. 10 am-noon; Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales; $10, supplies included; 863-676-1408;
Thursday, Dec. 20
Winter Sky Festival The planetarium hosts an outdoor event with telescope viewing, a live presentation of the Central Florida Nights show and dinner options courtesy of local food trucks. 6 pm; Seminole State College Planetarium, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford; free; 407-708-2409; seminolestate.edu/planet.