20th anniversary of the Hot Summer Boat Show, Orlando
August 10-12, 2007
"We're celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Hot Summer Boat Show and you're invited to the biggest boat sale ever – with
special surprise events and much more! Save the August 15 - 17, 2008 dates on your calendar now because this is one
boat show and sale that you don't want to miss!" Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, West Concourse  The 20th Annual Hot Summer Boat Show keeps growing and
growing! This show is the largest New and Premium Pre-Owned boat show in Central Florida, and one of the premiere boat
shows in the entire Southeast!

Jazzed in Sanford
First Saturday of EACH MONTH

Groove to the music and enjoy the atmosphere at the FREE Jazzed in Sanford, happening the first Saturday of each month
at Magnolia Square, located in historic downtown Sanford. The concerts begin at 4:00pm and end at 7:00pm. After the show,
cap your night off with dinner at one of downtown's award-winning restaurants or delight in a glass of wine at the wine bar or
perhaps a hot cappuccino. For more information visit www.sanfordfl.gov

2008 Hot Summer Boat Show, Orlando
August 15, 16, 17th

Outdoors enthusiasts and boaters of all ages won't want to miss the 20th anniversary edition of the Hot Summer Boat
Show...and it's going to be the biggest boat sale ever! Come and see it all in person, Friday through Sunday, August 15th
through 17th, 2008, at the Orange County Convention Center, West Concourse, located at 9800 International Drive in
Orlando (I-4 exit #72). Central Florida's top boat dealers display hundreds of new and pre-owned cruisers, runabouts,
fishing boats, deckboats, pontoons, wakeboard boats, personal watercraft and more. Many boats will showcase the latest
marine technology including stepped or notched hulls, four-stroke outboard engines and sophisticated satellite navigational
equipment. Boaters have a chance to comparison-shop for the best deals, as they climb aboard their favorites for close-up
looks. Expert dealers will be on hand to answer questions, provide further explanations and make great deals. The family-
friendly show invites all show-goers to bring the kids and will feature an enhanced Kids' Zone. Children 15 and under are
FREE with adult admission. Show hours are: Friday, Aug. 15 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm; Saturday, Aug. 16 from 10:00am to 9:
00pm, and Sunday, August 17, from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Admission is $5.00 for adults. For more information visit

Jazz Jams Uptown Cranes Roost Park, Orlando
August 23rd
For the third year, the highly-popular Jazz Jams Uptown returns to Uptown Altamonte at Cranes Roost Park. Guests are
invited to flock to the shores of Cranes Roost Park; to stroll along Cranes Roost Boulevard; enjoy culinary delights, wine and
spirits from Gina's Lakeside Grill and to visit dozens of booths from area companies. Blankets and lawn chairs are
welcome, but please leave pets and coolers at home. For more information about this and future events at Cranes Roost
Park, please call the City of Altamonte Springs Events Management office at 407-571-8857.

August 23 & 24th
Live Music, Wine, Food, Grape Stomping $2.00 Admission
August 23rd (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) August 24th (11 a.m. - 5 p.m.) FOR MORE INFO:

Night of Joy 2008, Disney
September 5th & 6th
Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort, regarded as one of the top contemporary Christian music events in the country,
will feature a 16-act lineup September 5th and 6th that includes Gospel Music Association Dove Awards winners such as
current Artist of the Year Chris Tomlin, Group of the Year Casting Crowns and New Artist of the Year Aaron Shust plus 2004
Artist of the Year Mercy Me and enduringly popular toby Mac and Rebecca St. James. Now in its 26th year, Night of Joy is
moving to a new venue, Disney's Hollywood Studios, which features both outstanding concert locations and must-do thrill
attractions. Guests attending Night of Joy, which takes place from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. (after regular theme park hours),
can combine an evening of rockin' Christian music with the thrills and chills of Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
and The Twilight Zone™ Tower of Terror plus the shoot-'em-up fun of Toy Story Mania! slated for a summer premier.
Concerts will take place at several stage locations, with eight national recording acts performing each evening.
Money-saving ticket options are currently available. One-night tickets purchased in advance are $44.95 (a $5.00 per ticket
savings compared to tickets purchased on event days -- if available). Guests can save even more with a two-night ticket
available in advance for $75.95. Individual tickets can be purchased by calling 407/W-DISNEY or by visiting www.
disneyworld.com/nightofjoy. Youth groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets by visiting www.nightofjoy.com/2008 or by
calling 877/648-3569. Guests are encouraged to buy tickets early as the event has sold out in recent years. For more Info,

Fireball Roberts Memorial Celebration
September 6th
The Fireball Roberts Memorial Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 6th, 2008 from 9:00am until 6:00pm (rain or
shine), at the Northwest Recreation Facility in Apopka, located on Jason Dwelley Parkway off Ponkan Road. Directional
signs will be up to help guide visitors. Admission is $10.00. Children under 12 years old are Free. For more information on
the event, please call the Museum of the Apopkans at 407-703-1707 or visit our web site at www.apopkamuseum.org.

Lake Mary Fire Department's Olde Time Chicken Barbecue
September 6th
Join us for the Lake Mary Fire Department's Olde Time Chicken Barbecue, happening Saturday, September 6th, 2008, from
11:00am until 3:00pm, at Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall. Admission is $7.00 for adults, $3.00 for kids.Entertainment by
artist Kathleen Kane and her talented band (you may have seen her at SeaWorld or Disney), olde time Games with Pr izes
for the kids and of course, great BBQ Chicken prepared by Lake Mary's own firefighting team! The menu includes your
choice of white or dark meat served with baked beans, coleslaw, cornbread, soda or water and watermelon for dessert!
Proceeds from this event will help support the Lake Mary Historical Museum. Meals will be prepared from fresh ingredients
the day of the event. To avoid waste, the number of dinners will be limited and sold on a first come, first served basis. Order
ahead of time to reserve your meal! You can buy your tickets or pick up your order forms at the Lake Mary Historical Museum
Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm and Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Payment should be check or cash, the
museum is unable to process credit or debit cards. To download your order form visit www.lakemaryhistory.org

Parrots in the Park
1st Sunday of Every MONTH
Exotic bird owners and their fine-feathered friends flock to the Eola Sunday Market, on the first Sunday of each month, for
Parrots in the Park. Parrots in the Park is a parrot community support group that promotes responsible bird ownership and
bird socialization. While we are primarily parrots, we have all types of birds including budgies and finches so come on out!
The get-togethers typically run from 11:00am until 2:00pm. Currently we meet once a month, generally on the first Sunday at
Lake Eola Park in Orlanfo Fl. We meet in the Southwest corner of the park close to the corner of E. Central Blvd. and S.
Osceola Ave. There is a parking garage almost on the corner on Osceola that offers all day parking for $2.00. The date is
subject to change, so please check the calendar prior to coming out. For more information visit www.parrotsinthepark.com

Storytelling at Leu Gardens
Third Monday of each month
Harry P. Leu Gardens and Orange County Library System present Storytelling at Leu Gardens, on the third Monday of each
month, starting at 10:00am. Children will hear stories, participate in songs and rhymes. Enjoy a favorite story or find a new
one. It's Free! Explore the 50-acre botanical gardens after story time, including the butterfly garden with an amazing chrysalis
display. Leu Gardens is located at 1920 North Forest Avenue, Orlando, 32803. Garden admission is free every Monday
morning from 9:00am until Noon. For more information please contact the Leu Gardens at 407-246-2620 or visit www.
leugardens.org for details. Arrive early, parking is limited.

Rock 'n Roll Laser Light Shows
Laser Light ShowLight and sound merge for a unique rock n' roll experience as laser light shows return to the Orlando
Science Center's Dr. Phillip's CineDome for a limited engagement. This summer relive the excitement or make new
memories with rock n' roll hits and a brand new line-up! Bright lasers, pounding music, and intense graphics provide a
sensory experience. Experience legendary sounds with a full color laser show from LightWave International. Whether you're
experiencing this phenomenon for the first, or hundredth time, it is not to be missed. The laser light shows playing from 7:
00pm to 10:00pm, on Fridays and Saturdays, feature classic rock content that may not be suitable for children ages 11 and
younger. Parental discretion is advised. Please be aware that these shows are very loud. Ear plugs are available from the
show attendants. There is also a family-friendly show at 6:00pm entitled Cozmic Kidz Lazer Jam. For more information visit

Saturday Night Swing Dance, Orlando
An on-going Central Florida favorite for over four years! Grab your friends and family and come out and cut a rug at our
Saturday Night Swing Dance! We'll be playing the best in swing, big band, blues, jump blues, and early rock-n-roll for your
dancing enjoyment. From slow tempos to fast, there is something for everyone. Food and drink are available on donation
basis. This is a family-friendly event in a smoke and alcohol free environment. It offers tons of fun and energy in a social
atmosphere! Learn How to Swing Dance Looking to get started with swing dancing? This is your chance! This dance
features a free beginner swing dance class (8:00pm to 9:00pm) that covers all the essentials from footwork to lead/follow.
No partner needed. All ages are welcome. For more information visit www.flyinfootwork.com

Swap Meet & Bike Show, Sanford
Loads of food and fun await at the Vets, Pets & Kids sponsored Motorcycle Swap Meet, happening the first and third
Saturday of each month, at Bar Out Back, located at 2485 N. Hwy 1792, in Sanford. Admission is $2.00. Children under 12
are free. Proceeds benefit abused and needy kids. Vendors are welcome. 10ft. x 20ft. spaces are available for $18.00, or
$25.00 with electricity. Reserve your spot early. Please NO PETS at this event. For more information visit www.vetsnpets.com

5th Annual Orange County Sheriff's 9/11 Memorial Car Show
September 11, 2008

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office would like you to participate in their 2008 9/11 Memorial Car Show. This event will be
held at the Central Florida Fair & Exposition Center at 4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida on Saturday, September
20th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. All monetary donations received will be distributed to the Law Enforcement Memorial Fund,
the Firefighter Memorial Funds and the Children’s Safety Village of Central Florida.

September 12 -September 14, 2008
Southern Monster Truck Showdown
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Monster truck show and a complete weekend of motorsports activities!
Estimated attendees-10000    352-484-3413

Sept. 20, 21st
Live Jazz, Food, Wine, $2.00 Admission September 20th (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) September 21st (11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Orlando Private School Expo
September 27th
Meet with many private schools from all over the Orlando area, as well as boarding and military schools from around the
southeastern United States. Admission representatives will be available to answer your questions, discuss the needs of
your child, and schedule appointments for on-site tours. In addition, each family in attendance will have the opportunity to
register for both Event and Annual Scholarships. The Orlando Private School Expo will be held on Saturday, September
27th, 2008, at two locations. One will be held at Orlando Fashion Square (on E. Colonial, just east of downtown Orlando),
and the other at Seminole Towne Center Mall (located in Sanford). For more information visit www.educationexpos.com

3rd Annual YASA Community Day, Sanford
September 27th

Youth Against Substance Abuse, Inc., of Central Florida (YASA) is having its Third Annual YASA Community Day celebration.
There will be FREE FOOD & DRINKS, family activities, arts & crafts, and drug-prevention games. Everyone is invited and
admission is free.YASA Community Day gives YASA an opportunity to gave back to the ccommunity by providing an
opportunity to reach out and provide information on drug prevention and other local services. Youths Against Substance
Abuse (YASA) is a non-profit organization that is targeting elementary and middle school children in the battle against
tobacco and other substance abuse. Location: The Boys and Girls - West Sanford Branch 919 S. Persimmon Avenue
Sanford, Florida 32771 CONTACT email:  VPMangham@hotmail.com

Central Florida Kidfest & Family Expo, Clermont
September 27th

Central Florida Kidfest & Family ExpoOn Saturday, September 27th, 2008, from 9:00am until 2:00pm, Central Florida Kidfest
& Family Expo will take place at the spacious campus of Celebration of Praise Church in Clermont. Central Florida Kidfest &
Family Expo provides a venue where families and participating community and non-profit organizations can come together
for the mutual objective of keeping children safe. Now in it's 8th year, this informative and fun day highlights an extensive
range of information on a variety of issues – whether safety in the car, out on the street, on bicycles, at home or while at play
– is available to attending families. This event features hundreds of exhibitors. Last year's Kidfest was a huge success with
thousands of people dropping in throughout the event. There is no admission charge to this community-wide event. In
addition to the many safety demonstrations and serious aspects, families will be able to take part in some fun activities.
There will be inflatable games galore, clowns, puppets, balloons, food, refreshments, face painting and more.

Scott's Maze Adventures 2008 Fall Season at the Farm
* October ?, 2008 - Opening Scott's Country Market (Mother Nature decides)
* October 4, 2008* - Opening Weekend for Scott's Maze Adventures
* October 17, 2008* - Out of School Days, open to the General Public
* October 18, 2008* - Scout Weekend, any Scout with part of a uniform will receive $1. off
* October 23-24, 2008* - Out of School Days, open to the General Public
* October 25, 2008* - Relay for Life Weekend, part of our proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society
* November 1, 2008* - FALL-O-WEEN
* November 8, 2008* - Veteran's Day Salute (all Veteran's Free with ID)
* November 22, 2008* - Classic Car Cruise-In
* November 24-26, 2008* - Out of School Days, open to the General Public
* November 27, 2008 - CLOSED for Thanksgiving
* November 28, 2008* - Day after Thanksgiving Open to the General Public
* November 30, 2008 - Last Day of Fall Corn Maze

Oct 4, 5th
Live 50's & 60's Music Food, Wine, Vintage Car Show $2.00 Admission October 4th (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
October 5th (11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Winter Springs Festival of the Arts
October 4, 5th

The Winter Springs Festival of the Arts will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th, 2008, at Winter Springs
Town Center (Blumberg Blvd.) This fine art, wine, and jazz festival will attract residents and visitors to the upscale village
center. Patrons will stroll along beautiful Blumberg Boulevard viewing the work of 125 fine artists, enjoying music and
entertainment by performing artists and tasting a variety of foods. For more information visit www.wsfota.org Contact email:

Florida Fossil Hunters 2008 Fossil Fair
October 11, 12

T-Rex Fossil Rock Out at the Florida Fossil Hunters 2008 Fossil Fair, on Saturday & Sunday, October 11th & 12th, 2008, at
the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando. This natural science fair features rare and fascinating Fossils, Gems, Minerals
and Artifacts. Kids will have a blast escavating in the Kids Dig Pit, and there will be plenty educational exhibits, vendors,
silent auctions, raffles, fossil hunting supplies and much more! For more information visit www.floridafossilhunters.com
Contact Email: vjfirst@aol.com

October 09 -October 11, 2008
Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival

3 Day Event Featuring Top Names in Bluegrass Music Estimated attendees-1000    706-864-7203

October 11 -October 12, 2008
Orlando, Florida
Reptile show at Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Dr. 10 am - 4 pm.
Estimated attendees-2000    407-230-7217

Baldwin Park Fall Auto & Boat Show
October 18th

The show is the next premiere event in the Championship Car Show series. Car enthusiasts will enjoy Baldwin Park's
village center amid unique boutiques and quaint eateries while overlooking beautiful Lake Baldwin. People will stroll along
New Broad Street and chat with fellow auto and boat lovers while enjoying the traditional architecture and charming
streetscape of downtown Baldwin Park. Up-scale, inclusive Orlando living community. The site that is now Baldwin Park has
a long and proud history of The United States Military service. From 1940 throughout World War II and until 1968, the site
was an Army Air Corps and Air Force base. In 1968, that base became the Orlando Naval Training Center (ONTC). Baldwin
Park is a traditional neighborhood development that is conveniently located near the city's workplaces, cultural,
entertainment, restaurants attractions, and sports venues. For more information visit www.baldwinparkfl.com

Lake Eola Swan Round-Up & Veterinary Medical Exams
October 18th

Walking Works of Art presents the Lake Eola Swan Round-Up & Veterinary Medical Exams, on Saturday, October 18th, 2008,
at Lake Eola Park, located in downtown Orlando. Fields Volvo of Orlando proudly presents world-famous artist Guido
Daniele, direct from Milan Italy. Guests will also enjoy live music by 94 East. Proceeds benefit The Lake Eola Swans & The
Regal Swan® Foundation, Inc. For more information visit www.theregalswan.com

Spooky Skate, Maitland
October 26th

RDV Sportsplex Ice Den once again celebrates Halloween on Ice with Spooky Skate. Spooky Skate occurs on Sunday,
October 26th, 2008, and runs from 2:00pm until 4:45pm. Admission for this extended ice skating event is $6.48 plus tax.
Skate rental is $2.35 plus tax, and Spooky Skate is open to everyone. Skaters are encouraged to wear a costume and save
$1.00 off admission! Spooky Skate includes ice skating, "spooky" music, a costume contest, candy, games and fun! Group
reservations are encouraged, with special pricing for parties of ten or more, and can be made by calling 407-916-2666.
RDV Sportsplex is located at 8701 Maitland Summit Blvd. just ¼ mile west of I-4 on Maitland Blvd. For more information visit

November 7,8,9th
Arts & Crafts, Food, Wine, Live Music Free Admission November 7th (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) November 8th (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
November 9th (11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

November 15 -November 16, 2008
Florida International Reptile Show
Palmetto, Florida
Reptile show at Manatee Convention & Civic Center, One Haben Blvd. 10 am - 4 pm.
Estimated attendees-2000    407-230-7217

Memories/Bead & Glass/Needlework Sho
November 16, 2007 To November 17, 2007
Orlando FL
ONE ticket admits you to THREE creative shows - co-located in ONE location. Shopping, classes, crop parties, prizes, fun
and more! $10 per person at the door - $8 pre-registered! Orange County Convention Center Kareena Gibson
Phone 740-452-4541

December 13, 14th
Arts & Crafts, Food, Wine, Live Music $2.00 Donation December 13th (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) December 14th (11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
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