- October 11, 2019
There's so much to do this weekend! Check out these events …
5th ANNUAL CROOKED CAN OKTOBERFEST
4 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18; 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19; and noon Sunday, Oct. 20, at Crooked Can Brewing Company, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden.
It’s time to eat, polka and party! Enjoy three days of polka music, authentic food, arts, live entertainment, family fun and a beer garden. The Oktoberfest Weiner Dog Race, sponsored by A Cause 4 Paws Rescue, returns for its third year.
2. OCOEE FOUNDERS’ DAY GOLF TOURNAMENT
11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Forest Lake Golf Club, 10521 Clarcona Ocoee Road, Ocoee.
Enjoy rounds, raffle prizes and provisions at this annual golfing event.
For information, visit ocoeefoundersfestival.org.
3RD ANNUAL ART, WINE & MUSIC STROLL
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at The Grove, 4750-4757 The Grove Drive, Windermere.
Sip a glass of wine while checking out fine art and enjoying live music and tasty food. Stop at every participating business location and get your passport fully stamped to win prizes. Tickets are $35 for wine, food and entertainment and $25 for food and entertainment.
For information, visit windermerearts.com/windermere-art-wine-and-music-stroll.
3RD ANNUAL JCCF FISHING TOURNAMENT
First flight will launch at safe light from the Hickory Point Recreational Facility, 27341 State Road 19, Tavares; weigh-in is at 3 p.m.
Dinner will be served after the event, and there will be raffles, giveaways and more. Proceeds help support the Jimmy Crabtree Fund. Cost is $100 per boat.
For registration and rules, visit jccancerfund.org.
BLUE HIKE PADDLE TOUR
9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19, on the south shore of Lake Apopka.
The hike shows paddlers the natural beauty, history, plants and animals of Lake Apopka, along with an interpretative telling of the restoration program of the lake. Free for ONP members, $5 for others.
To register, visit oaklandnaturepreserve.org/blue-hike.
GOLFING FORE AUTISM CHARITY TOURNAMENT
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Rio Pinar Country Club, 8600 El Prado Ave., Orlando.
The event is hosted by the Autism and Related Disabilities Gym Program Inc., and the tournament is what keeps the program free to members.
For information, call (407) 234-7456.
TRUNKS, TREATS & MORE
5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando.
The entire family can enjoy trunk-or-treating, food, entertainment, a costume contest for children, carnival-style and inflatable games and more at this free outdoor event. This year’s event will culminate in a concert in the sanctuary. Pumpkins will be for sale in the patch. All trunk-or-treaters are encouraged to take canned goods to help Florida families have a happy Thanksgiving. In case of rain, all activities will be moved indoors.
For more information and to pre-register go to st.lukes.org/trunks.
OKTOBEARFEST 5K FUN RUN & FESTIVAL
7:30 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Cinepolis Hamlin, 14111 Shoreside Way, Winter Garden.
The health, family-friendly event benefits Bears Who Care, which provides teddy bears and books to children in need. The festival includes fun activities, food stands, raffles, games, prizes and giveaways. Registration is $30 for adults, $25 for youth ages 4 to 12, and includes a T-shirt, finisher medal and goody bag.
Tickets are available at runsignup.com.