Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
EVENTS: Everything from food truck gatherings to zombie walks to literary readings to pet-rescue fundraisers
Published: September 25, 2013
Halloween at Cranes Roost Park Kids can trick-or-treat in a safe lakeside environment, with local vendor booths, costume contests and live entertainment. 5-9 pm Thursday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863; uptownaltamonte.com.
Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park Halloween-themed event with a trick-or-treating trail, games, bounce houses and a costume contest. 6:30-8:30 pm Thursday; Shady Park, corner of New England and Pennsylvania avenues, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3275; cityofwinterpark.org.
Aladdin and Other Enchanting Tales Hear stories of genies, princesses and wizards through puppetry, costumes and pantomime. 10:30 am Wednesday; King Center for Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne; $11; 321-242-2219; kingcenter.com.
Nov. 8-Nov. 9
Disney’s Jungle Book Kids In the Limelight production of the children’s musical. 7 pm Friday, 2 pm Saturday; In the Limelight Theater, 5555 S. Kirkman Road; $10; 407-340-0920; inthelimelightorlando.com.
Nov. 9-Dec. 15
Santa’s Holly Follies Singalong string puppet musical about cultural holidays around the world. 10:30 am, 4:30 pm Wednesday-Friday, 12:30 pm, 2:45 pm Saturday, 1 pm, 3 pm Sunday; Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater, Altamonte Mall, Altamonte Springs; $6; 407-834-8757; pinocchios.net.
Family Days at the Museum: Give Thanks Learn about Thanksgiving traditions. 1 pm Saturday; Waterhouse Residence & Carpentry Shop Museum, 820 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland; free with admission; 407-629-1532; artandhistory.org.
Nov. 21-Nov. 24
Charlotte’s Web In the Limelight production of the play based on the book by E.B. White. 7 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; In the Limelight Theater, 5555 S. Kirkman Road; $10; 407-340-0920; inthelimelightorlando.com.
Nov. 25-Nov. 27
Discovery Days: Famous Forts and Ports Kids make their own model fort, re-create a battle and sink a pirate ship. 9 am-3 pm Monday-Wednesday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; $10; 407-836-8500; thehistorycenter.org.