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Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens:
The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students age 12 and up, free for members and ages 12 and younger. Details: 407-647-6294 or polasek.org.
Botanical Illustration Presentation: Sept. 18.
Two-Day Botanical Illustration Workshop: Sept. 20, 21.
Bok Tower Gardens
The gardens are at 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales. Hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily with occasional concerts and film screenings. Admission is $12 adults, $3 ages 5-12. Details: 863-676-1408 or boktowergardens.org.
Dog Day of Summer: Sept. 6. Dog contests and events.
Live at the Gardens! Summer Music Series: Sept. 13. Ashley Liberty, violin and Daniel Strange, piano.
Boktoberfest Plant Sale: Oct. 18. German food, craft beers and children's activities.
The museum is on the campus of Stetson University at 234 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Admission is $2 adults, $1 children and seniors. Details: 386-822-7330 or stetson.edu/gillespie.
Mostly Green Halloween: 10 a.m. Oct. 25.
Rock at the Gillespie Museum: 10 a.m. Nov. 8.
Greater Titusville Renaissance
"Art & Algorithms 2" brings together contemporaries in international digital arts from U.S. and Europe in an interactive street-party atmosphere Oct. 3-12 in downtown Titusville. $25 for 10-day festival pass, free for children 12 and under, $5 daily for films only. Details: 321-267-3036 or artandalgorithms.com.
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
The center is at 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park. Hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Details: 407-539-2680 or hannibalsquareheritagecenter.org.
Business as Community Life: Winter Park 2013: through Oct. 25.
Visionary Bill Jenkins: CrealdE Founder, Artist and Philanthropist: Nov. 6-Jan. 31.
Harmony Town Square
The town square is at 3500 Harmony Square Drive West, Harmony. Hours are 5-10 p.m. Admission is free. Details: 407-891-8358 or darkskyfestival.com.
Dark Sky Festival: Feb. 27-28. Astronomy and stargazing activities.
Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center
The center is at 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Details: 407-628-0555 or holocaustedu.org.
Hateful Things: Traveling exhibit. Opening reception Sept. 14, through Dec. 15.
Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story: Sept. 7. Film at Enzian.
Harry and Harriette Moore: Life and Death in the Time of Segregation: Sept. 28. Production is at the Shakespeare Theater. Screening of two short films about the couple's activism, plus conversations with some of the filmmakers and the director of the Moore Center in Mims.
History of Civil Rights: Oct. 2, forum.
Last White Knight: Oct. 19. Film at Orlando Museum of Art.
Prom Night in Mississippi: Oct. 20. Film at University of Central Florida.
Best of Enemies – Shakespeare collaborative event: Oct. 26. One-night only fundraiser for the Holocaust Center. Production is at the Shakespeare Theater.
Privilege and Progress: Nov. 6. With former skinhead Angela King.
Panel discussion on marginalized communities: Nov. 12.
Herblock: Civil Rights, Education, Democracy: January.-March.
David Friedmann: Painting to Survive: April-June.
Remembering Ravensbruck: July-September.
Miriam Brysk: Scroll of Remembrance: October-December.
Maitland Historical/Telephone Museums
The museums are at 221 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland. Hours are noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Admission is $3 adults, $2 seniors and ages 4-18, free for members and ages 3 or younger. Details: 407-539-2181 or artandhistory.org.
Segregation, Conflict & Freedom, Civil Rights History in Florida: Oct. 2-Dec. 28.
America's Exceptional Heritage: National Historic Landmarks: Jan. 8-May 10.
Cabinet of Curiosities: Selections from the Permanent Collection: May 14-Aug. 30.
Museum of Seminole County History
The museum is at 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3 plus tax adults, $1 plus tax children and students, free ages 3 and younger. Details: 407-665-2489 or seminolecountyfl.gov/museum.
Halloween Extravaganza!: 7:30 p.m. Oct 30. Appropriate for kids 8 and up.
Celery City Cruisers 31st Annual Car Show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Free.
27th Annual St. Lucia Swedish Christmas Festival: 1-4 p.m. Dec. 13. Free, donations requested.
Orange County Regional History Center
The center is at 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15 adults; $13 seniors, students, and military with I.D.; and $12 ages 5-12. Free for members and children ages 4 and under. Details: 407-836-8500 or thehistorycenter.org.
Windy Wednesday Trivia Night: 7 p.m. Sept. 10. Brush up your knowledge on the classic movie "Gone With the Wind." $5.
Straight Talk: 1 p.m. Sept. 13. Discussion about "Gone With the Wind" and its influence on pop culture. Members $10, students $22, nonmembers $30.
Windy Wednesday Date Night: 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Screening of "The Making of a Legend: Gone With the Wind." $15.
Casting of Scarlett O'Hara Film Brunch: 11 a.m. Nov. 2. Casting of Vivien Leigh. $10 for members, $25 for nonmembers.
At the Movies - Gone With the Wind: 11 a.m. Nov. 9. Showing at Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland. $10.
Orlando Science Center
The center is at 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 10 a.m. -9 p.m. Friday-Saturday (extended hours during summer). Admission is $19 adults, $17 seniors and students, and $13 ages 3-11, (special admission for some events). Details: 407-514-2000 or osc.org.
Curious George: Let's Get Curious!: Through Sept. 7.
Sportsology: Through Sept. 14.
Bats: Myths and Mysteries: Sept. 20-Jan. 4.
Dora and Diego — Let's Explore!: Jan. 24-May 25.
Maker Faire Orlando: Sept. 13–14.
Pirate Week: Sept. 18-21.
Neanderthal Ball: Nov. 1.
Otronicon v.10: Jan. 16-19.
Science Night Live: Feb. 21.
Science of Wine: May 9.
Science Night Live: June 6.
The Scribes of Central Florida
The Scribes of Central Florida will sponsor a 3-day calligraphy workshop, "Breathing New Life into Your Italic," by two master calligraphers 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 10-12 at the Jewish Community Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland. Cost is $260. Details: 407-339-7383.
UCF Book Festival
The festival is 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 18 at the UCF Arena, North Gemini Boulevard, on the campus of the University of Central Florida, Orlando. Admission is free. Details: 407-823-6472 or bookfestival.ucf.edu.
Waterhouse Residence/Carpentry Shop
The museums are at 820 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland. Hours are noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Admission is $3 adults, $2 seniors and ages 4-18, free for members and ages 3 or younger. Details: 407-539-2181 or artandhistory.org.
A Waterhouse Christmas Carol: Nov. 28-Jan. 11.
Springtime at the Waterhouse: Feb. 26-April 26.
Winter Park Institute
The Institute holds events at various locations on the campus of Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. Admission is free. Details: 407-691-1995 or winterparkinstitute.org.
Command and Control: 7 p.m. Sept. 10. Lecture by Eric Schlosser at Tiedtke Concert Hall.
ADVENTURES IN POETRY: 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Reading by Billy Collins, two-term U.S. poet laureate, at Tiedtke Concert Hall.
YOUR LIFE CALLING: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Award-winning broadcast journalist Jane Pauley discusses her latest book at Warden Arena in the Alfond Sports Center.
Andrew Young – A Continuing Legacy: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at Knowles Memorial Chapel.
Maya Lin – A History of Water: 7 p.m. lecture, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 public viewing of Lin exhibition, Orlando Museum of Art.
ROGER mCGUINN: 7 p.m. March 26, lecture; 11 a.m. March 27, question-and-answer session. The leader of influential 1960s group the Byrds speaks on "How Folk Music Got Me to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame." Both events at Tiedtke Concert Hall.
Eric Spiegel: 7 p.m. March 19 at Bush Auditorium.
Winter with the Writers
The literary festival hosts readings and master classes with featured authors Feb. 5-26 at the Bush Auditorium on the campus of Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. Admission is free. Details: 407-646-2839 or facebook.com/winterwiththewriters.
Ramona Lofton (Sapphire), novelist: 4 p.m. master class, 6:30 p.m. reading Feb. 5.
Natasha Tretheway, poet: 4 p.m. master class, 6:30 p.m. reading Feb. 12.
Katie Farris and Malena Morling: 2 p.m. master class for poet and translator Morling, 4 p.m. master class for fiction writer Farris, 7:30 p.m., joint reading Feb. 19.
Amy Bloom (Irving Bacheller Chair), novelist and short-story writer: 4 p.m. master class, 6:30 p.m. reading Feb. 26.
Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
The museum is at 227 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free, donations are accepted. Details: 407-647-3307 or zoranealehurstonmuseum.com.
The Art of Kimberly Camp: Sept. 13-Dec. 31.
26th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival): Jan. 24-Feb. 1.
"Education Day": Jan. 30.
Outdoor Festival of the Arts: Jan. 30-Feb. 1.
Bayete Ross Smith:Taking Aim: Jan. 28-July 31.
Special Program: ZORA! HATitiude 2.0: A Women's Empowerment Event: March 7.
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