10 free things to do in the Orlando area this weekend (Oct. 10-12)

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38 fun things to do in Orlando this week (10/8-10/14)
  • 38 fun things to do in Orlando this week (10/8-10/14)

38 fun things to do in Orlando this week (10/8-10/14)

Save your dollars for the upcoming holidays with these 10 free things happening in the Orlando area this weekend:

Mama Sez

Check out the bluesy powerhouse as they rock at this below-street-level downtown bar.

When: 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10

Where: Tanqueray's, 100 S. Orange Ave.

Kayak Fishing Boondoggle Festival

Learn about the joys of fishing from a kayak at this free family-friendly festival.

When: Friday, Oct. 10 - Saturday Oct. 11

Where: Kars Park,  E. Hall Road, Merritt Island

Pedalpalooza

Get some tips on bicycle safety and enjoy a guided family neighborhood bike ride.

When: 8 a.m. Saturday Oct. 11

Where: Delaney Baptist Church,  1919 Delaney Ave.

99 amazingly colorful photos from the Come Out With Pride Orlando 2013 parade
  • 99 amazingly colorful photos from the Come Out With Pride Orlando 2013 parade

99 amazingly colorful photos from the Come Out With Pride Orlando 2013 parade

2014 Come Out with Pride Parade

Take it to the streets in this annual celebration of equality. (For more Orlando Pride happenings, check out our guide to Pride events.)

When: 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11

Where:  Lake Eola Park, North Rosalind Avenue and East Washington Street

Avalon Park Oktoberfest

Put on your lederhosen, practice your stein-holding skills and get ready to celebrate everything German.

When: 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11

Where: Avalon Park Town Tavern, 3831 Avalon Park East Blvd.

Falcon Turns Three Years Old

After the Pride fireworks, head over to the Falcon in your classiest costume as the bar continues its celebration of John Waters.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11

Where: The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.

35 lovely shots from the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
  • 35 lovely shots from the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

35 lovely shots from the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

Stroll around the only juried art festival to feature pieces by Florida artists only.

When: Saturday, Oct. 11 - Sunday, Oct. 12

Where: Central Park, North Park Avenue and West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park

PRT Monthly Playwriting Workshop

Workshop your finished or in-progress play with the Playwright's Round Table.

When: 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12

Where: Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows, 8267 International Drive

Growl-o-Ween

Take in all the adorable pet costumes at this pet-friendly Food Truck Bazaar, which will feature pet vendors, artists and a costume contest.

When: 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12

Where: Fashion Square Mall, 3201 E. Colonial Drive

Halloween in the Twilight Zone

Get spooked at the socially conscious teahouse's annual Halloween art show.

When: Through Sunday, Nov. 2

Where: Dandelion Communitea Cafe, 618 N. Thornton Ave.

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