Through Oct. 31 — Pumpkin PatchSt. Luke’s United Methodist Church at Windermere, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts the St. Luke’s Pumpkin Patch. Time: Sunday through Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit the church’s NexGen Student Ministries. For more information, call 407-876-4991 or visit www.nexgenministries.com on the Web.
Oct. 21, 22 & 29 — Oktoberfest & Halloween EventsWorld of Beer, located in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando, hosts WOBtoberfest, including German beers, food, wine, liquor and live music, Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. WOBoween is Oct. 29 and includes a costume contest, drink specials, prizes, giveaways and live music. For more information, call 407-355-3315 or visit www.drphillips.wobusa.com on the Web.
Oct. 22 — Adult Halloween EventCentral Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N.W. Highway 17-92, Sanford, hosts Zooloween, including adult potions, bizarre foods, zombie dancing, a costume contest, haunted laboratory and more. Attendees must be 21-older. Time: 7 p.m.-midnight. Cost: $35 in advance, $40 the day of the event, $15 for designated drivers. For more information, call 407-323-4450, ext.136; or visit www.centralfloridazoo.org on the Web.
Oct. 22 — Fall FestivalPresbyterian Church of the Lakes, 4700 Lincoln Ave., Orlando, hosts its annual fall festival, including train rides and hayrides, a bounce house, dunk tank, homemade creations, a produce market, gift basket auction, bake sale, live entertainment and food vendors. A Florida Blood Center bloodmobile also is on-site for anyone wanting to donate blood. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 407-291-2886.
Oct. 22, 23, 29 & 30 — Halloween EventsCentral Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N.W. Highway 17-92, Sanford, hosts Zoo Boo Bash, a fun, not-too-scary event for adults and children in costumes that includes trick-or-treat stations, haunted hayrides, a pumpkin patch and more. For more information, call 407-323-4450, ext. 136; or visit www.centralfloridazoo.org on the Web.
Oct. 24-29 — Halloween Safety WeekVictory Martial Arts, 7512 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 120, Orlando, hosts Halloween Safety Week, during which students learn the importance of safety, how to defend themselves, and how to feel confident in any situation. The week ends with a Halloween party Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. For more information, call 407-903-1133 or visit www.victoryma.com on the Web.
Oct. 28 — Halloween PartyBella Collina, 16355 Vetta Drive, Montverde, hosts a family-friendly Halloween party, including dinner, activities, a costume contest, piñata and more. Time: 6-9 p.m. Cost: $34, adults; $10, children. For more information, call 407-469-4911 or visit www.bellacollina.com on the Web.
Oct. 29 — Halloween-Costume PartyCariera’s Cucina Italiana, 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 12, Orlando, hosts a Halloween costume party, including food and live music. The winner receives a $100 gift certificate. Time: 8 p.m. For more information, call 407-351-1187 or visit www.carieras.com on the Web.
Oct. 29 — Halloween EventBok Tower Gardens,1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales, holds its “Boo” Tower Garden Naturally Creepy Trick or Treating event, when guests walk down candlelit paths that are decorated by Mother Nature. Time: 6-9 p.m. Cost: $1 with costume, $10 without costume. For more information, call 863-734-1222 or visit www.boktowergardens.org on the Web.
Oct. 29-Dec. 31 — HolidayPerformances Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows, 8267 International Drive, Orlando, presents the following Holidaze in Hillendale performances: Oct. 29, Oct. 30 and Oct. 31; and Nov. 12, Nov. 19 and Nov. 26. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $52.95, adults; $23.95, children 3-11. Florida residents receive a discount. The venue also presents a New Year’s Eve show Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. Cost: $80. For more information, call 407-363-1985 or visit www.sleuths.com on the Web.
Oct. 29 & Dec. 3 — HolidayFestivities The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, located on the corner of Dr. Phillips Boulevard and Sand Lake Road, hosts a Halloween event, including trick-or-treating, food and activities; and a Holiday Open House with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Dec. 3. Admission is free. Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, find The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips on Facebook.
Oct. 29 — Pet Costume ContestGracie’s of Winter Garden, 220 S. Dillard St., Winter Garden, holds its inaugural pet costume contest, including prizes for first through third place. Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 407-654-6169 or visit www.graciesofwintergarden.com on the Web.
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