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Orlando Events #WorthDoing 12/7/15 to 12/13/15

The weather is getting a little cooler and the city is lighting up with Holiday Spirit.  This week we have a ton of Orlando Events that will keep your spirits bright.  Dr. Seuss: How The Grinch Stole Christmas is being performed at the Dr. Phillips Center. Stroll along the city streets and take in the spectacle of lights with the 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk in Thornton Park. Orlando Magic are playing Cleveland this week and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra are performing at the Amway Center. If it’s #WorthDoing then Everything Worth Doing is where you’ll find it.

Monday, December 7th

A Christmas Carol @ The Abbey

The Abbey presents “A Christmas Carol,” written and performed by David A. McElroy who adapted the show for the stage and performs all 37 different characters.

Where: 100 S. Eola Drive. Orlando, FL

More Info: CLICK HERE 

Tuesday, December 8th

Cult Classic: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation @ The Enzian

As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark’s employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs.

Where: 1300 S. Orlando Ave. Maitland, FL

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Dr. Seuss: How The Grinch Stole Christmas @ Dr. Phillips Center

Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Whos, an endlessly cheerful bunch bursting with holiday spirit.

Where: 445 S. Magnolia Ave. Orlando, FL

More Info: CLICK HERE 

Wednesday, December 9th

Santa’s Christmas Pre-K Workshop @ Orlando Science Center

Brrrr…its cold outside. Who is on his way? He’s making and list and checking it twice… And now he’s coming to Orlando Science Center! Come join Santa and his elves on the Christmas adventure in Santa’s Christmas Workshop, the next special holiday workshop series geared for your preschoolers (3-to-5-year-olds) and you.

Where: 777 E. Princeton Street. Orlando, FL

More Info: CLICK HERE 

Thursday, December 10th

2nd Thursday Wine And Art Walk @ Thornton Park

The 2nd Thursday of every month, the best crowd gathers for the Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine + Art Walk. They come to celebrate the community, art and partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping, and some tasty tastings all along the walk!
$10 gets you a stamp, a glass, and a map of all the locations where you will be greeted with a complimentary pour of wine, beer, or cocktail!

Where: 11 N. Summerlin Ave. Orlando, FL

More Info: CLICK HERE 

A Christmas Carol @ Central Christian Church

Theatre Downtown presents their annual traditional reading of Dickens’ classic.

Where: 250 W. Ivanhoe Blvd. Orlando, FL

More Info: CLICK HERE 

Friday, December 11th

Orlando Magic VS Cleveland Cavaliers @ Amway Center

Come out and support your Orlando Magic as they take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Amway Center

Where: 400 W. Church Street. Orlando, FL

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Kevin Griffin @ Dr. Phillips Center

Kevin Griffin made his professional debut in 1995 as the singer and songwriter for New Orleans-based band Better Than Ezra. Their debut record, Deluxe, went double-platinum fueled in part by the success of the #1 Modern Rock track “Good.” The band’s follow up record, Friction Ba-by, went Gold and contained two Top 10 Modern Rock tracks followed by another Top 10 Hit in 2001 with the single “Extra Ordinary.”

Where: 445 S. Magnolia Ave. Orlando, FL

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Saturday, December 12th

Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ Amway Center

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) debuts its “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” rock opera, playing 100 shows in 60 cities, with a stop at Orlando’s Amway Center for two performances on Saturday, December 12 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Where: 400 W. Church Street. Orlando, FL

More Info: CLICK HERE 

Saturday Matinee: It’s A Wonderful Life @ The Enzian

This Frank Capra wintertime comedy/drama stars James Stewart and was nominated for five Academy Awards®, including Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Picture.  The epiphany of movie sentiment and a transcendent experience, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE tells the story of an angel helping a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

Where: 1300 S. Orlando Ave. Maitland, FL

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Sunday, December 13th

 Chanukah On The Park @ Central Park In Winter Park

Chabad invites you to the 30th Annual Grand Menorah Lighting and Community-wide Chanukah Celebration! FREE EVENT, NO RSVP NECESSARY. FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT Comedian Ventriloquist Chuck Field, Grand Lighting of our 18 Foot Menorah,  JAO and JCC Kids Sing-a-long, The Chassidic Dancers, Finale Laser Light Show

Where: 251 S. Park Ave. Orlando, FL

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Moss Park’s Light Up The Wild

Presented by Bogin, Munns and Munns, PA, Wild Florida, and Bright House, Moss Park is holding this 4th annual event with a huge holiday light display to drive through nightly 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13th – Saturday, Dec. 19th. Cost is $5 CASH per car for up to eight people ($1 per additional person) and you can drive through it multiple times.

Where: 12901 Moss Park Rd. Orlando, FL