Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
SPORTS & RECREATION: Home game schedules for UCF Knights, Orlando Magic and Orlando Solar Bears, along with biking, yoga, martial arts, fishing tournaments, races and more
Published: September 25, 2013
Laughter Yoga Local yoga instructor Pat Conklin leads a workshop in yoga-style breathing and laughter exercises. 6 pm Wednesday; South Creek Library, 1702 Deerfield Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.
Sept. 27-Sept. 28
6th Annual Ranch Rodeo State Finals More than a dozen rodeo teams square off in bronco riding, wild cow milking, calf branding, colt riding and other competitions for the chance to win the championship title. 7 pm Friday-Saturday; Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; $10; 321-697-3333; ohpark.com.
Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov. 20, Nov. 27
Lunch With George Grab a bite to eat with UCF head football coach George O’Leary and chat about the team and his vision for the season. 12:30 pm Friday, 12:30 pm Wednesday; Bright House Networks Stadium, University of Central Florida; free for first 100 fans; 407-823-1000; ucfknights.com.
108 Sun Salutations This outdoor yoga session, led by local instructors from Ananda Center for Yoga and Massage and also Genetic Fitness, has you practicing as many salutations as you can. They will also hold a book donation drive to benefit the Winter Garden Library. 8-10 am Saturday; Winter Garden City Hall, 300 W. Plant St., Winter Garden; free; 407-877-6061; anandaym.com.
Orlando’s Urban Excursion Bike Race & Series Point-to-point cycling race open to all riders and bicycles – fixies, single-speed, mountain, road and track bikes are welcome to participate. 1 pm Saturday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; $10, visit Orlando Urban Bike Series on Facebook for more info.
Sept. 28-Oct. 12
Tai Chi Sessions Bill Burnette leads an outdoor workshop in the garden, which focuses on both Yang style Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong. 10-11 am Saturday; Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park; $60; 407-647-6294; polasek.org.
Galloway Training Kick-Off/Meet n’ Greet with Jeff Galloway The former Olympian and current runDisney coach shares how he goes about training for marathons and half-marathons, plus he’ll tell stories of his impressive running career. 5:30-7 pm Thursday; Track Shack, 1104 N. Mills Ave.; free; 407-898-1313; trackshack.com.
1st Annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Champion’s Challenge Pro rodeo riders compete in this made-for-TV series. 7:30 pm Saturday; Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; $20; 321-697-3333; ohpark.com.
Test the Waters Fishing Tournament Children and parents are invited to participate in this morning fishing rodeo, plus fishing poles, bait and snacks will be provided to all competitors. 7-11 am Saturday; Lake Island Park, 255 S. Denning Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-599-3203; cityofwinterpark.org.