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This week at theme parks: Epcot flower and garden fest, Montgomery Gentry, Josh Turner

Orlando theme parks and attractions this week feature flowers and a packed schedule of musical performances.

+ The 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival kicks off Wednesday. The event is amping up the food portion of the event with 12 marketplaces along World Showcase. The Flower Power concert series' first performer is Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), who will sing three times per day on  Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The HGTV guest for the weekend will be Chris Lambton of "Going Yard." More info: www.disneyworld.com/flower.

+ Saturday's musical guests at Universal's Mardi Gras will be Montgomery Gentry. More info: www.universalorlando.com.

+ SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ will feature Michael McDonald on Saturday, then Josh Turner on Sunday. More info: www.seaworldorlando.com.

+ Creedence Clearwater Revisited is set for Silver Springs on Saturday. More info: www.silversprings.com.

+ The Legoland Florida water park reopens Saturday. It's been on a break during the cooler months. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More info: http://florida.legoland.com.

+ The Orange County Regional History Center will play host to two sessions with theme-park and attractions designers on Friday. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Details: www.thehistorycenter.org.

+ Former astronaut Robert Springer will speak at Orlando Science Center at 1 p.m. Saturday.  Details: www.osc.org.

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