Special events really crank up this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions. My calendar runneth over ...
+ The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival begins Friday at
+ Howl-O-Scream nights are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at
+ Rocker Bret Michaels helps Hard Rock kick-start its Pinktober fest, a fund-raiser for breast-
+ "Peanuts ... Naturally," a collection of comic strips by
+ The end is near for SeaWorld's Makahiki Luau, the long-running Polynesian dinner show in the theme park. The final performance is Sunday. More info: www.seaworldorlando.com
+ Long and Scott Farms has created a corn maze for the 10th consecutive year. This one is themed "Visit Lake County," and opening day is Saturday. More info: www.longandscottfarms.com