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Boktoberfest celebrates fall

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:50 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor The cooler weather has arrived, and right on cue, it is time for Boktoberfest at Bok Tower Gardens and Oktoberfest at Celebration. The popular event at the historic Lake Wales location, has become one of the area’s most popular fall events with its celebration of gardening, music, food and more. Boktoberfest comes to Lake Wales, Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8 a.m.

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  • It’s food truck night in downtown Kissimmee, plus the LEGO movie and an art reception

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor   If you are bored and looking for some Friday night fun, but don’t feel like dealing with the traffic jam that is Interstate 4, try downtown Kissimmee  tonight. It is a good weekend to think local with the Food Truck Bazaar, a free movie and even an artist reception at the local art gallery. The big highlight of every first Friday of the month

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  • Really big barbecue event coming to Kissimmee in 2015. And Barks and Burgers is Oct. 11

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 12:21 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you like barbecue, the biggest barbecue event ever to hit Osceola County is coming to Osceola Heritage Park in March of 2015. The Florida Heritage Barbecue Classic, a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned championship event, comes to Kissimmee, March 26-18. The three-day event will feature more than 100 of the best, award-winning competitors hand-grilling and smoking beef, pork, brisk and even

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  • Wrangler Champions at OHP. Rodeo cowboys will compete for $115,000 at Silver Spurs

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:52 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor It has been a busy week for rodeo in Osceola County. Last week, the annual Florida Ranch Rodeo came to the Silver Spurs Arena, with 16 teams from across the state competing in various events, and this weekend, the arena at Osceola Heritage Park will once again host a big event — The Wrangler Champions Challenge Tour presented by Justin

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  • Time to do that doggy paddle. Barktober Fest also features a swimsuit competition

    Posted on October 2, 2014 at 11:19 am

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor Why didn’t the skunk enter the first Barktober Fest  dog event at Kissimmee’s aquatic center? Because he had too much scents. The jokes can go on and on with the city playing host to both a canine swimming event at the city pool and a skunk show also coming to town. First up is the Barktober Fest, a new

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  • Posted on October 1, 2014 at 11:03 am

    Rotary Club West to host pancake breakfast Enjoy a great sausage and pancake breakfast and support charitable causes and scholarships for Osceola County high school students at a western-themed community event. The Rotary Club of Kissimmee West is inviting the public to the third Annual Pancake Breakfast by the Rotary Club of Kissimmee West Saturday, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. “It’s our third breakfast and it gets better every year,”

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  • Horror-ble time: Rating the haunted mazes at Halloween Horror Nights

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Halloween Horror Nights is always unforgettable. It isn’t so much about all those haunted houses, though once again the scream team at Universal Orlando has done a fine job. It’s got more to do with the aftermath of walking what seems like five miles at a fairly steady clip on opening night, to make sure we see each and every house. Three days later, there

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