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
Oct. 5-Oct. 6
Vintage Venture This annual outdoor car show at the winery showcases a variety of classic models, plus you’ll hear live ’50s and ’60s music on stage and partake in free winery tours and tastings. 10 am-5 pm Saturday, 11 am-5 pm Sunday; Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, 19239 U.S. Highway 27 North, Clermont; $2; 800-768-9463; lakeridgewinery.com.
Oct. 11-Oct. 12
Warrior Martial Arts & BLITZ State Championships Martial arts athletes show off their moves in this competition, which showcases a wide variety of styles and defensive techniques. 5 pm Friday, 8 am Saturday; Exhibition Building at Osceola Heritage Park, 1901 Chief Osceola Trail, Kissimmee; visit website for details; 321-697-3333; warrior-mac.com.
Armageddon Ambush – The Extreme Mud Run Athletes set out on a three-mile obstacle mud race while facing color bombs that will be thrown in their direction along the way. 7:30 am Saturday; Revolution the Off Road Experience, 4000 State Road 33, Clermont; $10-$48; armageddonambush.com.
Orlando’s Urban Excursion Bike Race & Series Hop on a bicycle and join this point-to-point cycling race, which is open to all riders and types of bicycles. 1 pm Saturday; Retro City Cycles, 1806 N. Orange Ave.; $10, visit Orlando Urban Bike Series on Facebook for more info.
The Aqua Run Embark on a 5K race with a water-squirting device in hand, and then enjoy a finish line party with live music and water slides. 8 am Sunday; Florida Citrus Bowl, 1610 W. Church St.; $20-$35; 425-330-5120.
U Can Finish 5 Miler & 2 Mile Runners set out on a timed route throughout the UCF campus, while the little ones participate in the Health 100 Kids’ Run. 7:30 am Sunday; CFE Arena, University of Central Florida; $26-$60; trackshack.com.
Oct. 14, Nov. 11
Good Form Running Clinic First learn about how you can run faster and without injury, and then head out on a group run around town. 5:30 pm Monday; Track Shack, 1104 N. Mills Ave.; free; 407-898-1313; trackshack.com.
Oct. 18-Oct. 19
Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival Teams from all over North America compete in an action-packed paddling race on the lake near downtown Disney, while patrons enjoy a vendor village and food concessions during the races. 8 am-5 pm Friday-Saturday; Downtown Disney, 1478 E. Buena Vista Drive; free for spectators; 416-962-8899; gwndragonboat.com.
Orlando Extreme Watersports Fest Watch as pro wakeboarders, waterskiers, wakesurfers and wakeskaters perform demos and tricks on the lake. Noon-10 pm Saturday; Lake Ivanhoe Park, 57 S. Ivanhoe Blvd.; $10-$15; orlandowatersportsfest.com.
The Neon Run This evening 5K run has participants dashing and diving through glow zones, complete with laser lights, fog, neon glowing water and music. 7:45 pm Saturday; Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive; $45; theneonrun.com.