June Events RoundupWednesday, June 1st, 2011
Spring ends and summer officially begins on June 21. Here’s a list of family events happening this month to get your summer off to a great start.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Music To Your Ears
Kissimmee Festival of Rhythm and Blues
When: Saturday, June 4, 2011 11am until 5pm
Where: Downtown Kissimmee
201 E. Dakin Avenue
Kissimmee, FL 34747
I’m one of the sponsors of this fantastic free concert that features a range of music with everything from R&B and Gospel to Jazz and Caribbean to African. Further spicing up the event are Black History displays, African American art, storytellers, crafts, ethnic foods and local and regional African American celebrities. Be sure to stop by my booth and say hi.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Put A Smile On Their Face
Make ‘m Smile
When: Saturday, June 4, 2011 7:30am until 1pm
Where: Lake Eola in downtown Orlando
101 N. Rosalind Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
This community festival celebrates kids with special needs (VIP kids) and their families and features a Buddy Stroll where VIP families are “Buddied Up” with people from around the community for a stroll around Lake Eola. Enjoy free food, entertainment, prizes and exhibitors that service the special needs community.
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Party In The Park
African American Arts Festival
When: Saturday, June 11, 2011 9am until 4pm
Where: Speer Park
331 N. Tubb Street
Oakland, FL 34787
Come on out to Speer Park for a day of African American music and art. Enjoy a collard green cook-off, a children’s art contest and two stages of entertainment.
Friday, June 17, 2011 – Sunday, June 19, 2011
Get Your Feet Wet
Annual Harvest Festival
When: Friday, June 17, 2011 10am until 5pm
Saturday, June 18, 2011 10am until 5pm
Sunday, June 19, 2011 11am until 5pm
Where: Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards
19239 U.S. 27 North
Clermont, Florida 34715
Cost: $2 donation to benefit Hospice Foundation
It’s the ever popular annual stomping of the grapes! Loads of fun for the entire family and all ages can participate. Live music, over 80 local artists, a variety of food and complimentary tours and wine tastings.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Hit The Streets
Main Street DeLand 26th Birthday Celebration
When: Saturday, June 18, 2011 4pm until 8pm
Where: Downtown DeLand
DeLand, FL 32724
Come celebrate the 26th birthday of Main Street DeLand at this summertime block party. Check out the Cruisin’ Classic Car Show and enjoy the giant birthday cake, a dunk tank, music, dancing, dining and loads of family fun.
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