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Winter Park Florida :: December events 2018

Winter Park Sunday Running Group

 

 

The Winter Park Sunday Running Group has been a source of pleasant running experiences and friendships for hundreds of runners over 40 years. We encourage and welcome runners of all ages and speeds to join us on the course which offers exceptional scenery throughout Winter Park. The most popular distances range from five to ten miles, but the course easily accommodates shorter loops of three or four miles. It is our policy to ensure that people new to the group are warmly welcomed and that they do not get lost on the course.

 

Date: Sundays, December 2,9,16,23,30, 2018 at  7 a.m – Weekly on the same day
Event location: Park Avenue & Welbourne Avenue – Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
Contact: Jack Gallagher

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Trustee Luncheon

 

 

Please join us for a trustee lunch with President/CEO Betsy Gardner Eckbert in a private dining room at The Ravenous Pig. As space is limited, tickets for this luncheon are first come first serve.

Fee/Admission: $25.

 

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 11:30 am to 1 pm
Event location: Ravenous Pig, 565 W Fairbanks Ave -Winter Park, FL 32789
Contact: Stacey Cox

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Popcorn Flicks in the Park featuring “Miracle on 34th Street”

 

 

Presented by Winter Park CRA and produced by Enzian Theater. This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends and join us. Free popcorn for everyone!

In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain’s main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity.

 

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 at 7pm
Event location: Central Park, 150 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32789, USA
Contact: Please call 407-629-0054 or visit http://enzian.org/film/popcorn_flicks-

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Holiday Friday Nigths

 

L’image contient peut-être : intérieur

 

Free admission from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on six consecutive holiday Friday nights, November 23 through December 28. Programming will also include gallery tours and an art demonstration on selected dates.

The holiday season continues at the Morse on Friday, December 7, with free admission from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and live music by Beautiful Music Chamber Trio (cello, flute, and violin) beginning at 5:00 p.m. The evening’s programming also includes an evening tour of the exhibition “Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Laurelton Hall” at 7:00 p.m.

For six consecutive Friday evenings during the holidays (November 23 through December 28), the Museum is providing not only free admission from but live music and more.

For more information, visit http://www.morsemuseum.org/programs-events/friday-nights-at-the-morse

 

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 from 4 to 8pm
Event location: The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
445 N. Park Ave.Winter Park, FL 32789
Contact: Please call 407-645-5311, send e-mail to information@morsemuseum.org or visit http://www.morsemuseum.org/

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Winter on the Avenue

 

 

Join in the tradition of Winter Park holiday festivities as Park Avenue is transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with a tree lighting, holiday choirs, carolers and a visit from Santa.

The City of Winter Park has partnered with The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Park Avenue Merchants Association, and Enzian Theater to kickoff the holidays in Winter Park the first Friday evening in December.

Come experience the best of downtown Winter Park this holiday season! Park Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic in order to transform downtown into a pedestrian plaza, beginning at 2 p.m. New England Avenue will remain open to thru traffic.

 

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 from 5-10pm
Event location: Central Park – Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
Contact: Tiffany Cahill

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Leadership Winter Park Pancake Breakfast

 

 

Before and during the Christmas parade, Leadership Winter Park hosts its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Central Park stage from 7:00-10:30 a.m. Tickets cost $5 and include pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk, juice and fabulous toppings! Event proceeds benefit adult and youth leadership development programs.

 

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 7-10:30am
Event location: Central Park, Park Avenue – Winter Park, FL 32789
Contact: Click here to buy your tickets or send e-mail to Amie Morgan

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“Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade

 

A holiday tradition for the young, and young at heart.

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 66th annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade. The event has been held each December for more than 60 years, making it the oldest continuous holiday parade in Central Florida.

More than 80 organizations participate including marching bands, local police and fire departments, scouting groups, local dignitaries and, of course, Santa Claus.

 

Important Dates:
August 10 – Applications open to Chamber members
August 24 – Applications open to the general public
September 28 – Applications close
October 26 – Accepted applicants notified
November 9 – All entry payments due
November 30 – Mandatory meeting for all parade participant representatives

 

*Deadline to apply for the parade is September 28. To register.
 

 

Date : Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9am to 10:30am

Event location : Park Avenue, Winter Park, Florida

Contact : Ally Stricker at astricker@winterpark.org or call (407) 644-8281

Member orientation

 

This is a Winter Park Chamber of Commerce event.

This is a “can’t miss” opportunity to meet the Chamber staff as well as fellow new members in person. Learn how to utilize the many benefits of your Chamber membership including how to maximize your exposure via our social media and other marketing avenues. We will give you a run down of our upcoming events and programs so that you can determine which are the best to help you activate your network and to connect you to resources to grow your business.

 

Date : Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 2-3pm

Event location : 151 W. Lyman Ave – Winter Park, FL 32789

Contact : Lauren Bloom at lbloom@winterpark.org

Winter Park Florida :: October events 2018

Winter Park Sunday Running Group

 

 

The Winter Park Sunday Running Group has been a source of pleasant running experiences and friendships for hundreds of runners over 40 years. We encourage and welcome runners of all ages and speeds to join us on the course which offers exceptional scenery throughout Winter Park. The most popular distances range from five to ten miles, but the course easily accommodates shorter loops of three or four miles. It is our policy to ensure that people new to the group are warmly welcomed and that they do not get lost on the course.

 

Date: Sundays, October 7,14,21,28, 2018 at  7 a.m – Weekly on the same day
Event location: Park Avenue & Welbourne Avenue – Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
Contact: E-mail: jackgallagher534@gmail.com
Website: http://www.orlandorunnersclub.org/about-this-theme

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Autumn Art Festival Kickoff Party

 

 

Join us at the beautiful Mead Botanical Garden for our 2018 Winter Park Autumn Art Festival Kick-Off Party. This event is sponsored by WUCF-FM, 89.9, “Jazz and More” and will feature American jazz standards, Latin jazz, and groove/soul tunes performed by The Michael Hawley Trio. A surprise guest vocalist may join the group for a few numbers as well! 

Lite bites will be provided by Bulla Gastrobar. Click here to register.

*Fees/Admission:

Free for Chamber Members
$10 for Non-Members 

 

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 5-7pm
Event location: Mead Garden, 1300 S Denning Drive – Winter Park, FL 32789
Contact: call 407-644-8281 or send e-mail to  Ally Stricker 

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Popcorn Flick in the Park presents “The Pit and the Pendulum”

 

 

Elizabeth Barnard Medina (Barbara Steele) has died in the prime of life, and her brother, Francis (John Kerr), wants to know why. Elizabeth’s husband, Nicholas (Vincent Price), and her doctor offer differing explanations, but when Francis learns that Nicholas’ mother may have been buried alive, he begins to wonder if his sister met the same fate. And when he comes to believe that Elizabeth’s spirit wanders about Nicholas’ castle, Francis investigates — and is stunned by what he finds.

The Pit and the Pendulum – $10
Smooth Ambler Contradiction Whiskey, Angostura bitters, Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice, topped with Gosling’s Ginger Beer

 

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Event location: Central Park, Winter Park FL, USA
Contact: Cathy Countryman at events@enzian.org Website: https://enzian.org/films/special-programs/popcorn-flicks/

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Curtains Up ! 2018

 

 

Don’t miss our annual fundraising event!

Please join us for our popular gala featuring sensational performers in a one-of-a-kind show, delicious catered food, an open bar and exciting silent & live auctions. 

Proceeds from the evening will directly support the Playhouse’s outstanding professional musical programming which entertains, uplifts and inspires thousands of adults and children throughout Central Florida each year.

Tickets are $150 per person. Seating is limited to 123 so get your tickets today!

Call 407-645-0145 or click here to get your tickets now

 

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 6-10pm
Event location: Winter Park, FL
Contact: http://www.winterparkplayhouse.org/

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The Hot Seat

 

 

Hear from Central Florida’s top entrepreneurs as they take on the hot seat and tell their story about building a successful business. We’ll provide the lunch, you provide (some of) the questions.

oin us and hear from Malia Dreyer, founder of Lettermade LLC, as she shares her story of creating her collection of linens.

Cost is: $25 for Chamber Members and $50 for Non-members.

 

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 11:30 am – 1pm
Event location: Winter Park Chamber of Commerce – 151 West Lyman Avenue – Winter Park, FL 32789
Contact: Amie Morgan

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Winter Park Florida :: November events 2017

Winter Park Sunday Running Group

 

 

The Winter Park Sunday Running Group has been a source of pleasant running experiences and friendships for hundreds of runners over 40 years. We encourage and welcome runners of all ages and speeds to join us on the course which offers exceptional scenery throughout Winter Park. The most popular distances range from five to ten miles, but the course easily accommodates shorter loops of three or four miles. It is our policy to ensure that people new to the group are warmly welcomed and that they do not get lost on the course.

 

Date : Sundays, November 5,12,19,26, 2017 at  7 a.m – Weekly on the same day

Event location: Park Avenue & Welbourne Avenue – Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Contact : Jack Gallagher

E-mail: jackgallagher534@gmail.com
Website: http://www.orlandorunnersclub.org/about-this-theme
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Cultural Sampler Bicycle Tour

 

 

Explore a sampling of our city’s hidden cultural gems while absorbing the charm of Winter Park from a bicycle. We’ll bike short distances to discover some of the city’s museums and sights. With multiple stops and easy cycling, this 2.5 – 3 hour tour between historic downtown Winter Park and Rollins College is suitable for adults who want to explore Winter Park’s artistic culture. The tour begins in the Library parking lot. A limited number of WPPL Check-out Bikes are available for participants. Registration required.

 

Date : Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Event location: Winter Park, FL

Website: http://www.wppl.org/cultural-sampler-bicycle-tour
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Batman : the Movie

 

Adam West Tribute

This film is a part of our Popcorn Flicks series, which takes place in Central Park, Winter Park once a month and it’s FREE and open to the public!

Kaaapowie! Holy feature film, Batman… one based on the tongue-in-cheek, campy 1960’s television series. Watch Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) battle sharks, Catwoman, The Joker, and The Riddler on the big screen. Can they try to prevent the bad guys from taking over the world? With a wham! and a pow! and a zip!… our heroes just might win.

 

Date : Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7 pm

Event location: Central Park

Contact : Enzian Theatre – Katie Countryman 

E-mail: events@enzian.org
Website: http://enzian.org/films/special-programs/popcorn-flicks/
Phone contact: (407) 629-0054

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Good Morning Winter Park 

 

 

Winter Park’s live, interactive morning magazine featuring local topics ranging from politics to exploring entries in the marketplace in and around Winter Park, Florida.
This month’s speaker: Rollins College President Grant Cornwell.

 

Date : Friday, November 10, 2017 from 8 to 9:15 am

Event location: Winter Park Florida

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Sip, Shop & Stroll presents “Fashion on the Avenue”

 

 

From November 9th through November 16th, enjoy trunk shows, designer meet-and-greets, exclusive sales, and parties hosted by the merchants of Park Avenue. This is your chance to interact with some your favorite designers, products and services, all culminating with the Fashion on the Avenue, a Sip, Shop & Stroll event on November 16th.

Tickets are $25 each and reservations are strongly encouraged as the event often sells out in advance.

Online registration will close at noon on Thursday, November 16, or earlier in the event of a sell out.

Check-in will be held at at the corner of Park Avenue and Morse Boulevard on November 16, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Attendees will receive their wine glass and passport at check-in. Guests must check-in by 7:30 p.m.

 

Date : Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 5 to 9 pm

Event location: Park Avenue – W Morse Blvd & E Morse Blvd – Winter Park, FL 32789, USA

Contact : Ally Stricker

E-mail: astricker@winterpark.org
Website: http://winterpark.org
Phone contact: 4076448281

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RSVP | A Glance at Upcoming Chamber Events

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Monday, October 3
Winter Park Chamber General Public Survey2

 

As you may recall, the Executive Committee and Board of Directors are in the midst of a strategic plan which will chart our direction for the next three to five years.

As a valued member of the community, we invite you to share your insight, feedback and ideas on how to best serve our business community in the future. Your responses will be sent to our consultant, triSect, and your confidentially will be maintained.
Please complete the survey by Monday, October 3, 2016. The results will be shared with our Board of Directors at their strategic planning retreat on Friday, October 7.

Click here for Survey

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Thursday, October 6

Art Festival Kickoff Party3

 

Co-hosted by Mead Botanical Garden and WUCF-FM 89.9 Jazz & More

Date: Thursday, October 6

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Place: The Grove at Mead Botanical Garden
1500 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789

Cost: Free for members | $10 for non-members.
The event is free for members, but an RSVP is required for admission.
Click here to register.

More Info: Art Festival Kickoff Party

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Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9

Park Avenue Sidewalk Sale4

 

Shop till you drop at the July sidewalk sale featuring savings from 50-75% off at participating Park Avenue merchants. The sale will run from Thursday, October 6 through Sunday, October 9. For more information, please visit experienceparkavenue.com.

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#RideSunRail Saturday, October 8

 

Sun5Rail On Saturdays is a community effort to provide Saturday service on SunRail this fall and winter. Through a unique partnership, some of Orlando’s major businesses and key community stakeholders including the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association are working together to lead this exciting pilot project that will deliver Saturday service on SunRail to our residents and visitors.

 

Visit TeamSunRail.com for a list of Saturday events. Enjoy local events, shopping, dining and much more!

 

For schedule, click here. Regular fares apply.

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Saturday, October 8 – Sunday, October 9

Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

Presented by Florida Distributing Co. & Subaru6

 

Date: Saturday, October 8 – Sunday, October 9

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Place: Central Park in Downtown Winter Park
251 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

Interested in volunteering during the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival? Click here to sign up.

More Info: Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

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Friday, October 14

Good Morning Winter Park

Presented by Florida Blue7

 

Date: Friday, October 14
Time: 8:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Place: Winter Park Welcome Center/ Chamber of Commerce
151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

Topic: Are You Ready For Election Day?
Speaker: Bill Cowles, Supervisor of Elections, Orange County, FL

*You may return your completed Vote By Mail ballot in a secure ballot box at the event.

More Info: Good Morning Winter Park

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WINTER PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL  32789

www.winterpark.org  | 407.644.8281

Winter Park Sip, Shop & Stroll

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The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association invite you to experience the charm of Park Avenue. Stroll to local merchants for appetizer and beverage pairings, discover the latest fashion trends and gift ideas, and sample seasonal menus on a fun fall evening. Online reservations are encouraged as the event often sells out in advance. Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres along the way.

Registration closes at noon on Thursday, June 9.

This event is supported by Small Business Counsel, Fannie Hillman & Associates, and the Winter Park/Maitland Observer. Tickets are $25 each and reservations are strongly encouraged. Fee includes passport and wine glass.

Please click here to purchase tickets.

 

Date :
Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 5 to 8 pm

 

Location event :
Park Avenue in Downtown Winter Park
Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

 

Contact :
Please call 407-644-8281 or visit http://experienceparkavenue.com/ for further details

CoffeeTalk featuring Planning & Community Development

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If you have a latté beans to grind or you simply want to espresso your thoughts, CoffeeTalk may be the cup for you.

This free, popular CoffeeTalk series gives the community an opportunity to sit down and talk with the Mayor, City Commissioners, City Manager and Department Directors. CoffeeTalk provides a more informal setting to share ideas, concerns and thoughts with city leaders.

CoffeeTalk also gives citizens the opportunity to talk to their city leaders in a more casual, informal environment and avoid the “stage fright” that is often experienced at large meetings. Mark your calendars for a cup of conversation and great coffee provided by Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen®.

This month’s speaker is Planning & Community Development Director Dori Stone.

Date :
Thursday April 14th @ 8:00 a.m – 9:30 a.m

Location event:
Winter Park Welcome Center
151 W. Lyman Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Contact :
For further details, please visit https://cityofwinterpark.org/visitors/welcome-center-and-chamber-of-commerce/
or call Clarissa Howard at 407-599-3428 or cell 407-948-2044

Springtime Sip, Shop & Stroll

Springtime Sip Shop and Stroll

 

Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Don’t Miss Orlando’s “Best Periodic Event!”

The Winter Park Sip, Shop & Stroll was recently voted the Best Periodic Event for the second consecutive year in Orlando Date Night Guide’s 5th Annual Date Night Awards! Hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and the Park Avenue Merchants Association, we invite you to spend the evening visiting your favorite Park Avenue area shops and restaurants. Discover new merchants, check out the latest fashions, gift ideas, and seasonal menu items and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres along the way!

Participants Include:

Alex and Ani
Boca Kitchen Bar Market
Cocina 214
Cottonways
Eyes & Optics
Forema Boutique
Jewelers on the Park
Lilly Pulitzer
lululemon athletica
Luma on Park
Luxury Trips
Monark Premium Applicance Co.
Orlando Watch Co.
Peterbrooke Chocolatier
Red Carpet Couture
Scout & Molly’s
Simmons Jewelers
Small Business Counsel
Synergy
Ten Thousand Villages
The Ancient Olive
The Bistro on Park Avenue
The Grove
The Impeccable Pig
The Shade Store
The Spice & Tea Exchange
Through the Looking Glass
Umi
Writer’s Block Bookstore

Reserve your tickets now for $25

Must be 21 or older to attend. Please sip responsibly. Event is rain or shine, no refunds. Reservations are strongly encouraged as the event often sells out in advance.

Tickets will not be mailed, confirmations will be emailed for registrations submitted through PayPal. Online registration will close at noon on Thursday, March 3 , or earlier in the event of a sell-out. Check-in will be held at at the corner of Park Avenue and Morse Boulevard on March 3, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Attendees will receive their wine glass and passport at check-in. Guests must check-in by 7 p.m.

City Commission Candidate Forum

Date: Friday, February 12
Time: 7:45 a.m.
Place: The Winter Park Welcome Center/ Chamber of Commerce
151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park, FL 32790

Do you have a question for the candidates? Click here to submit a question for our Government Affairs Committee to review.

More Info: City Commission Candidate Forum