9 things to do this weekend

9 things to do this weekend

After a chilly week, it’s time to get out of the house and enjoy great events happening around Central Florida.

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The 2020 Pro Bowl kicks off at Camping World Stadium this Sunday at 3 p.m. with Pro Bowl players including Lamar Jackson, Russell Wilson and Drew Brees and a postgame fireworks spectacular to cap off the celebration.

The 2020 Pro Bowl is a whole day of fun for football fans with a variety of activities included for ticket holders.

For the 44th year, IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts is celebrating the arts in New Smyrna Beach with 247 artists from 32 states and Canada.

Weekend festivities include fine art, live music, demonstrations, food, a spirit garden, student art exhibits and a creative education tent with hands-on art projects.

The festival takes place Riverside Drive, partway up Canal Street, and throughout Riverside Park in New Smyrna Beach.

The Thornton Park District will host its first Orlando Hullabaloo – an epic beach party taking place Saturday at Lake Eola Park.

Part music festival, part beach bash, Hullabaloo will bring musical acts Sugar Ray and Eve 6 as well as a host of local bands for an all-day beach-themed festival in the middle of the Florida winter.

There will be food trucks, libations and activities for all ages throughout the day.

The Orlando Science Center is inviting guests to take on the role of a spy to solve the “Quantum Computer crime” in its newest exhibit, “Top Secret: License to Spy“ which opens Saturday.

The visiting exhibition is a demonstration of how scientific thinking can be used to solve problems in many aspects of everyday life with 21 interactive experiences that explore the science and technology of espionage.

The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities is celebrating its 31st year in Historic Eatonville, Florida, with a nine-day celebration of music, literature, fashion, economic development and the arts of the African diaspora from Saturday through Feb. 2, 2020.

The festival is named for Zora Neale Hurston, the African American author, anthropologist and filmmaker who spent her formative years in Eatonville. Those years later served as inspiration for her work, the most famous of which was the novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God.”

Over the nine days, events will take place in Eatonville and in surrounding Orange County, Florida.

Each Saturday afternoon during the month of January, Lakeridge Winery is hosting its annual Winter Music Series featuring live music featuring Central Florida performers on its outdoor stage and inside at the Wine and Cheese Bar.

In addition to the concert, attendees can enjoy on-site vendors as well as complimentary winery tours and tastings.

The 58th Rolex 24 at the Daytona International Speedway is three days of racing with an all-star lineup of IMSA, NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula 1 drivers that culminates in an endurance race.

The Rolex 24 At DAYTONA features more than 60 cars from around the world competing for 24 hours as race fans cheer them on.

Journey back to the 16th century during the Brevard Renaissance Fair at Wickham Park in Melbourne, Florida.

The Fair features talented artisans who display and sell a variety of goods, a tournament field with jousting, six stages of entertainment, rides, games of skill that challenge those of any age and a food court.

The Orange County Regional History Center is celebrating the day 175 years ago that changed Central Florida forever – when Mosquito County turned Orange on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

This free event celebrates the county’s rich heritage with folk music performances, Florida-inspired treats, information about native plants, presentations about county services and fun activities for families.