Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
EVENTS: Everything from food truck gatherings to zombie walks to literary readings to pet-rescue fundraisers
Published: September 25, 2013
Exhibit Explorers: A Sweet Halloween Celebration Kids go behind the scenes of the Halloween Horror Night exhibition and then create a sweet treat. 10:30 am-noon Saturday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; $10; 407-836-8580; thehistorycenter.org.
Oct. 13, Nov. 10
Free Family Day on the Second Sunday With make-and-take crafts and mini tours of the galleries. Noon-4:30 pm Sunday; Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St.; free; 407-246-4278; mennellomuseum.com.
The Math Maniac Show Featuring Max Millions Learn about how math can be fun in an interactive learning program. 10:30 am Tuesday; King Center for Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne; $11; 321-242-2219; kingcenter.com.
Haunted History Family Camp-In Spend the night in the museum, with spooky entertainment, games, storytelling and other activities. 7 pm Friday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; $15; 407-836-8580; thehistorycenter.org.
Family Days at the Museum: No Tricks, Just Treats Kids decorate trick-or-treating bags to use on Halloween night. 1 pm Saturday; Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland; free with admission; 407-539-2181; artandhistory.org.
Oct. 19-Oct. 20, Oct. 26-Oct. 27
Zoo Boo Bash Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy trick-or-treating around the zoo, with face painting, a costume contest and goodie bags. 9 am-3 pm Saturday-Sunday; Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; free-$14.95; 407-323-4450; centralfloridazoo.org.
Oct. 24-Oct. 25
Discover Days: Magic and Illusion Ever wonder about the mystery behind magic shows? This is your chance to get the backstage scoop. 9 am-3 pm Thursday-Friday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; $10; 407-836-8580; thehistorycenter.org.
Mr. Richard and the Pound Hounds | A Halloween Concert Kids can wear their costumes out for an afternoon of singalong tunes. 1 pm Saturday; Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St.; $5; 407-896-7365; orlandorep.com.
Spooktoberfest Halloween Costume Contest and Parade Bring the little ones for trick-or-treating fun, a Ghost & Ghoul Dance Party, costume contests and more. 5-9 pm Saturday; Lake Concord Park, 127 Quail Pond Circle, Casselberry; free; 407-262-7700; casselberry.org.
Trick or Treat Safe Zone Creepy crafts, games, pumpkin decorating and a haunted maze. 11 am-4 pm Saturday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-836-8500; thehistorycenter.org.
Casper’s Friendly Halloween Party Costume party with a barbecue lunch, carnival games and a showing of the film Casper starring Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman. 11 am Sunday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $5-$15; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.