| Sep 30, 2013
Check out festivals and events in December across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Through Dec. 30: Holidays Around the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Several members of Historic Seminole will be participating in the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, scheduled for Saturday, September 28. Many have free admission. Print your ticket. www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday
The Museum of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The cast of potential characters in a movie about Bridgeport aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead, who was reported in an August 1901 article in a Bridgeport paper to have flown in a powered aircraft, two years before the Wright brothers flew, gets longer...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:34 AM
The following are news briefs from the Tri-Cities area:
Campaign to spotlight domestic violence
The St. Charles Police Department and the Elgin Community Crisis Center will light up the Elgin and St. Charles area with purple lights...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A mysterious, giant aluminum ball has appeared in downtown Orlando.
Local officials aren't saying much, and they've tried to hide it behind a construction fence. But it won't be the last strange object to show up downtown. It's the first of eight large-...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 11:04 AM
"The best way to know where the country is going is to know where we've been," the historian David McCullough wrote in an essay lamenting that "the American past is slipping away."
"We are losing our story, forgetting who we are and what it has taken to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Bargain alert: Sunday Sept. 22, all five Columbia Restaurants will roll back their prices for “1905 Day” to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Florida’s oldest restaurant, owned and operated by fourth and fifth generation founding family...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
WHAT: Orlando will be celebrating the life, works and world of English novelist Charles Dickens (pictured) as multiple organizations band together to present "What the Dickens!" The yearlong event features numerous performances, exhibitions and other...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:02 AM
This week includes the anniversary of "the wildest celebration" in all of Orlando's "long and colorful history." That's how the Orlando Sentinel described it the next day: Aug. 15, 1945.
On Aug. 14, some 500,000 people had poured into Times Square in...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:05 PM
As the FBI reviews the evidence in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, museum curators in Sanford are preparing future exhibits that will showcase the life of the 17-year-old teen who Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman, 29, shot and killed on...