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EVENTS: Everything from food truck gatherings to zombie walks to literary readings to pet-rescue fundraisers


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Winter Park Harvest Festival, Central Park’s West Meadow

Oct. 26
There Will Be Words Presents Dead Poets Slam This version of the monthly TWBW offers a chance for local lit nerds to pay homage to their beloved late poets, as guests are invited to read poems in full costume with accompanying props. No doubt you’ll see a few tribute ’staches – whether it’s a macabre Poe or an unruly Twain – from the gentlemen, while the ladies might take a lyrical approach as Sara Teasdale or go a bit darker with stanzas by Sylvia Plath. We’ll give big ups to anyone who can pull off a Whitman beard, and we’d be pretty impressed to see someone show up in a full-on Emerson three-piece suit. At the very least, light a cig and say your Cummings. 9:30 pm Saturday; Stardust Video & Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road; free; 407-623-3393; stardustie.com.

Oct. 27

An Evening With David Sedaris The NPR humorist and bestselling author takes the stage to deliver a reading and then engage in a Q&A session with the audience. 7 pm Sunday; King Center for Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne; $35-$65; 321-242-2219; kingcenter.com.

Oct. 29

Viva Florida: A Land Remembered Rick Smith presents a high-energy experience based on his father’s book A Land Remembered. 4 pm Tuesday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.

Nov. 1-Nov. 2

Patrick Smith Day The author’s son Rick leads a presentation on his father’s book A Land Remembered. 4 pm Friday, 10 am, 2 pm Saturday; Forever Florida, 4755 N. Kenansville Road, St. Cloud; visit website for details; 407-957-9794; alandremembered.com/forever_florida.

Nov. 12

Aimless Love: A Reading Winter Park Institute presents U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins as he reads from his book Aimless Love: New and Collected Poems. 7 pm Tuesday; Tiedtke Concert Hall, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-691-1995; winterparkinstitute.org.

KIDS

Sept. 25

Back-to-Back Back to the Future Movie Marathon Watch both Back to the Future and Back to the Future Part II in the library. 2:30 pm Wednesday; Eatonville Branch Library, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Storytime With Andrea Beaty Kids listen to the award-winning children’s author of books including Rosie Revere and Dorko the Magnificent; a book sale and signing follows. 10 am Wednesday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.

Sept. 28

Reactory Factory’s Wacky Science Lab Kids delight in songs and dancing with Dr. Reacto and DJ Dan. 3 pm Saturday; Hiawassee Branch Library, 7391 W. Colonial Drive; free.

Speed Racers Kids learn about motion, speed and force in this informative and educational workshop. 3 pm Saturday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.

Fall Guide 2013
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