10 free things to do in Orlando this weekend (Oct. 3-5)


Fall into October without falling out when you see your bank account balance with these free fall events:

Wings and Wildflowers Festival
Let your weekend take flight with this birding festival! 
When: October 3-5
Where: Venetian Gardens, 201 E. Pixie Ave. 


Phantasmagoria Phantastic Art Show 
Relive the past four years of Halloween Phantasmagoria style with this haunting collection! 
When: 4 p.m. Friday, October 3  
Where: Anita S. Wooten Gallery,  701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail


FAVO First Friday Art Show and Exhibition
Come out and enjoy the colors and sights of FAVO! 
When: 5 p.m. Friday, October 3 
Where: Faith Arts Village Orlando, 221 E. Colonial Drive


John Waters Inspired Art Show 
Join these local artist in celebration of John Waters- the evening should be simply Divine. 
When: 11 p.m. Saturday, October 4 
Where: The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.


Cuisine Corner: Dreamers Delectable Delights 
Learn how to make a candy apple, the next best thing to a poison apple right?
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, October 4 
Where: Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.


Enjoy the freaks, frights, and oddities as you ask yourself - "do I believe it, or not?"
When: Noon Saturday, October 4 
Where: Ripley's Believe It or Not!, 8201 International Drive


Bring out the fake blood and your crypt walk to this zombie-palooza! 
When: 6-10 p.m. Saturday, October 4 
Where: Audubon Park Garden District, East Winter Park Road and Corrine Drive


Diwali Mela 
Light up your weekend with this Hindu festival of the lights! 
When: 4-10 p.m. Saturday, October 4 
Where: Walt Disney Amphitheater, Lake Eola Park


Farm Sanctuary's Walk for Farm Animals 
Clomp your hooves, horse shoes and chicken feet as you march for animal rights!
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, October 4 
Where: Langford Park, 1808 E. Central Blvd.


Fall in the Field 
Feast your eyes on the plentiful harvest of pumpkins and gourds as fall rolls into your weekend. 
When: 9 a.m. Sunday, October 5 
Where: Renninger's Antique Center, 20651 U.S. Highway 441








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