The Molly Ringwalds are The World's Greatest 80's Experience. Hailing from Sheffield, England, this legendary quintet has been able to combine their individual and very formidable talents to create the true essence of the most radical decade to ever be called "The 80's." From their days of building a following at a pub located in a large portion of a big city near a small village located south of a place you've never heard of, to selling out large venues in the United States, The Molly Ringwalds are an indescribable act. Luck and circumstance brought these young lads together. The rest is the history of the 80's.
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with Live Nation, announces Maxwell, live in Orlando as part of his SUMMERS' Tour 2016. After announcing his new album "blackSUMMERS'night" and his first new song in seven years, "Lake by the Ocean," the soul-star will perform in the Walt Disney Theater on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for the performance will be on sale to the public Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Tickets start at $45.00.
Maxwell redefined classic soul music in April of 1996 when he released his critically acclaimed debut ‘Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite.' It earned Grammy nominations, double platinum status and RIAA gold for the single, "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)." The platinum albums ‘Embrya' (1998) and ‘Now' (2001) followed. After eight years, 2009's ‘BLACKsummers'night' debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and won two Grammys, including Best R&B Album. To date, Maxwell has achieved 13 gold and platinum certifications from the RIAA. Maxwell's highly anticipated new album ‘blackSUMMERS'night' will be released July 1 (Columbia). His new single "Lake By The Ocean" was released on April 8, 2016.
Walk through downtown Orlando while stopping at five restaurants including, Artisan's Table, Ferg's Depot, Le Gourmet Break, Avenue Gastrobar and The Golden Knife.
As summertime fun sizzles in Orlando, cool down with our top picks of ways to beat the heat. From theme park rides that make a splash, indoor places to chill, cool places to take a dip to tasty frozen treats, see how you can have a refreshing, #awesummer vacation in Orlando.
Orlando's world famous theme parks and attractions are overflowing with rides and activities that will drench you and your family with cool fun.
#1. Water Rides with a Splash Hop on board for the water rides of your life whether you are singing along with Br'er Rabbit on Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom Park, dodging dinosaurs on Jurassic Park River Adventure at Universal's Islands of Adventure, or exploring a mythical city on Journey to Atlantis at SeaWorld Orlando.
#2. River Raft RidesHang on for whitewater adventures unlike anywhere else including a rainforest adventure on Kali River Rapids at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, sailing with Popeye the Sailor Man aboard Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges at Universal's Islands of Adventure, or embarking on a safari on the Congo River Rapids at Busch Gardens Tampa.
#3. Kids Splash AreasAll Aboard for some splish and splash fun at our kids only, theme park splash areas including Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station in the new Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park, Curious George Goes to Town at Universal Studios Florida, Shamu's Happy Harbor at SeaWorld Orlando and the new DUPLO Valley at LEGOLAND Florida.
#4. Splash Zone ShowsNo visit to SeaWorld Orlando is complete without being splashed by Shamu (or dolphins or sea lions)! Make sure to sit in the Splash Zone at all of the stadiums so you can get drenched and cool off in the Orlando sun. You never realize how cold the water is until you're soaked!
#5. Indoor Attractions at I-Drive 360Orlando's newest entertainment destination is home to three of the area's coolest attractions including a refreshing view of the Orlando skyline on The Orlando Eye, the chance to chill with your favorite celebrity at Madame Tussauds and the chance to learn what it's like to swim with the fishes at the Sea Life Orlando Aquarium.
#6. Indoor Thrills and Chills on International DriveOrlando's "Main Street" is complete with all kinds of ways to cool off with indoor family fun including the chance to take flight at iFLY Indoor Skydiving, experience the fascinating to the outrageous at Ripley's Believe It or Not! and exercise your mind at WonderWorks.
#7. Splash-tastic Water ParksAn Orlando visit isn't complete without a day at one of our themed water parks. Disney's two parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach each offer distinctive watery fun in the sun. SeaWorld's Aquatica takes you down under for the serene to the extreme. While Orlando's original water park, Wet ‘n Wild is offering waves of fun through December 31, 2016.
#8. Cool PoolsAny time of year, Orlando's resorts can offer a relaxing dip or an aquatic adventure in their amazingly cool swimming pools. From tropical oases and lazy rivers to thrilling water slides and rockin' underwater sound systems, see all of the coolest, cool pools in Orlando that will have you cooling off in style.
#9. Frozen TreatsNothing beats the summer heat better than a frozen treat, including Disney's iconic treats - Mickey's Premium Ice Cream Bar and pineapple soft serve, Dole Whip. For the Potterheads, grab your wand and chug refreshing a Frozen Butterbeer, while SeaWorld fans can swim along with a Shamu Ice Cream Bar.
#10. Cool DrinksOrlando's theme parks are abundant with uniquely themed beverages to keep you cool all summer long. From LeFou's Brew at Gaston's Tavern in the Magic Kingdom Park, the Flaming Moe in the Springfield Area of Universal Studios Florida, SeaWorld's custom South Pole Chill drink to the famous Peanut Butter and Jelly Milkshake at the '50s Prime Time Cafe at Disney's Hollywood Studios, you'll stay refreshed and recharged during your Orlando visit.
Presented by Florida Hospital and the Track Shack Foundation, the 23rd Annual Celebration of Running 5K will be held at Orlando Cultural Park across from the Orlando Science Center.
Participants from all fitness levels are invited to walk or run the 3.1-mile course located throughout quaint neighborhoods on the outskirts of downtown Orlando. Paid entrants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, a finisher’s medal, ice-cold refreshments, Florida Hospital’s interactive health screenings and special prizes awarded to significant finishers at the end of the race.
There will also be a Healthy 100 Kids' Run. Kids' runs are free for all children. Distances range from 100 yards to one mile and children will be placed in age-appropriate groups. The first 125 registered participants will receive a T-shirt.
Enjoy a scenic route as you celebrate running with Track Shack and support Orlando Science Center at the same time.
VINTAGE RV & ANTIQUE SHOW
LET'S GO GLAMPING!!! Bring your vintage RV, boat, truck, camper or just yourself to Renninger's Antique Center August 15 & 16 and enjoy music, food, antiques, vintage camping and beach decor....and then spend the night and sing old camp songs around the campfire and dance to the music of Sonny Ferguson (formerly of the Box Tops) and Big Al and Uncle Jeffy. Learn a craft and watch recycle demos by Folk Artist Judie and Julie from Renninger's Artist Village. Bring you pets! **Vendors bring your vintage vehicle and set up your store or set up under our tents or pavilion. Call 352/383-8393 for more info.
POST HOPE- WORLD OF BEERS
THIS IS TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT ONLY:PAYMENT COLLECTED AT EVENT Join us for Dining with HOPE Dinner and a Silent Auction to benefit UCF CARD Brought to you by Post HOPE Foundation, Inc. with support from Post Apartment Homes Thursday, June 11, 2015 World of Beer 431 E. Central Blvd. Orlando,FL 32801 Sponsorships available for more information contact Megan McKeever @ 407.304.3535 ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE BY JUNE 04, 2015.