Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Harmony Town Square near Orlando is set to be a gathering place for star gazers on Saturday, February 28th 2015, as the Annual Dark Sky Festival is being held. There will be planetarium shows, telescopes for public use, a kids entertainment area, stage shows, NASA interactive exhibits, Star Wars characters, craft, food and more.
As well as embracing the wonders of astronomy, another aim of the family friendly festival is to spread awareness of light pollution.
3500 Harmony Square Drive West, Harmony, FL 34773.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
A fantastic new complex has been created in Orlando on International Drive. Set to open in May 2015, the entertainment area has the new attraction The Orlando Eye, with stunning views of Orlando and surrounding areas, Orlando's Madame Tussaud's, the world famous wax museum with all its celebrity wax inhabitants, Sea Life Aquarium, which has an underwater tunnel to walk through showing hundreds of sea creatures in all their splendour. And the area also has restaurants, bars, shopping and a shuttle departure point for Legoland Florida which is about 45 minutes away.
See more about the Orlando Eye on Facebook.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Monday 23rd February 2015 to Sunday 1st March 2015.
All predictions are approx.
The weather should be partly sunny/cloudy most of the week with the chance of rain particularly Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Temperatures will be in the mid to high 70'sF dropping mid week to high 60's then back up to high 70's by Sunday. (lows will be in the high 50's to mid 60's, dropping to low 50's midweek, then back up to mid 60's by Sunday.
Winds will start moderate but become breezy with strong gusts towards the end of the week.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Did you know that you can buy gift cards for the Universal Resort Orlando Florida to give to friends and family adding a little extra to their vacation? The cards can be used for food, beverages, gifts, merchandise and more. You can choose from a number of attractive designs which can be used and kept for souvenirs. The card will not expire and can be re-loaded to be used again.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
In the area of 'Africa' in Disney's Animal Kingdom at the Harambe Theater, an amazing production celebrating The Lion King movie is performed at 30 minute shows throughout the day.
Songs from the The Lion King are sung by the artists along with dancers, stilt walkers, magnificent puppetry, elaborate costumes and breathtaking performances by acrobats. This colourful spectacular is a memorable and impressive entertainment for all the family.
Posted by Steve Crowther at 7:12 AM
Monday, February 16, 2015
Monday 16th February 2015 to Sunday 22nd February 2015
All predictions are approx.
Expect partly cloudy weather today and Wednesday. Tomorrow there is a chance of rain and thunderstorms. Thursday and Friday should be clear, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain for the rest of the week.
Temperatures will start in the mid 70'sF (lows in the 50's), drop to around 60F on Wednesday. Mid 50's on Thursday (lows in the low 30's). Friday around 60F climbing back up to reach around 80F by Sunday. (Lows in mid 40's on Friday. Saturday mid 50's and around 60F by Sunday)
The winds this week could be strong and gusty.
Friday, February 13, 2015
For an outdoor lifestyle kind of weekend you could take a trip to the Old Florida Outdoor Festival which is being held in Apopka Florida, February 14th and 15th 2015, 30 mins from Orlando and about 40 mins from Kissimmee.
It is a festival of outdoor pursuits, fishing, hunting, shooting exhibitions, birds and nature observation, wildlife conservation, an art pavilion, farmers market, a BBQ cook off and in the evenings be entertained by country music artists in the Amphitheater.
Tickets can be obtained cheaper online but you can pay at the gate.
Old Florida Outdoor Festival can be found on Facebook for up to date information.
Posted by Steve Crowther at 6:34 AM
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Guests can view Cinderella's Golden Coach at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, WDW Florida. Until April 2015.
At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort Orlando, you have a chance to see Cinderella's golden carriage used in the new live action Cinderella movie.
Guests can view the stunning coach until April 11th 2015.
Displayed outside the movie theater façade on Streets of America, at the Hollywood Studios theme park. While there if you visit the ABC Sound Studio, you will be able to watch a short preview of the film shortly to be released.
Posted by Steve Crowther at 5:26 AM
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Just outside Orlando and about 40 mins drive from Kissimmee you will find the stunning Leu Gardens, a peaceful haven where you can wander around in a beautiful setting filled with botanical splendour. There is a Garden House Welcome Centre, Leu House Museum, various events and activities organised through the year, weddings and group events are held here, also birthday parties can be arranged. Art and outdoor sculptures can be found in and around the gardens and treasure hunting activities take place.
On Valentines Day a special evening event is planned for a picnic and stroll with your loved one in a romantic atmosphere with music being played by Ricky and the Buzzcatz, Daniel Heitz Band, The Shed Hounds.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Monday 2nd February 2015 to Sunday 8th February 2015
All predictions are approx.
Today there will be a chance of thunderstorms, Tuesday sunny, Wednesday and Thursday cloudy with possible rain, Friday Saturday and Sunday should be clear.
Temperatures will be in the high 60F to mid 70's, dropping to the low 60's on Friday.
Lows will be in the low 40's today, high 40's Tuesday, around 60 on Wednesday, then low to mid 40's until Sunday which should be mid 50's.
Winds will be strong today, moderate Tuesday, breezy Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, then moderate Saturday and Sunday.