There's plenty going on at Uptown Altamonte Springs in October:
Friday Night Live Concert Series:
Weekly – 8 to 10 pm and the Eddie Rose Amphitheater
October 4 – Bluefield (Pop Rock)
October 11 – Robert Harris Band (Smooth Jazz)
October 18 - James Brocato Band (Blues, Rock)
October 25 – Beautiful Bobby Blackmon (R&B)
Walkathons to help raise money and awareness for good causes:
Let's Get Moving Kids - Sunday, October 6 – 8 to 10:30 am
This is a fun run/walk for children and families to promote a fun and healthy lifestyle.
For more information, please visit www.forestcitysda.com or www.facebook.com/LetsGetMovingKids.
Purses for a Purpose – Friday, October 11 – 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Purses for a Purpose is a silent purse auction to help raise funds and awareness in the community about domestic violence. It will be an evening filled with live music, food, drinks, activities for the whole family and gorgeous purses. Contact Trisha Whitmire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wiggle Waggle Walk – Saturday, October 12 – 9 am to 12 pm
"Wiggle Waggle Walk" is a FUNd-raising pet walk to support the animals and community programming at the SPCA of Central Florida ~ your local Humane Society! Enjoy fun activities, games, fund-raising competitions, costume contests and tons of helpful pet information. Visit www.seminolepets.com.
Domestic Violence Awareness Walk – Sunday, October 13 – 9 to 11 am
This event promotes domestic violence awareness through a walk, guest speakers and non-profit organizations promoting the cause.
The foundation's mission is to bring awareness to as many people as possible about domestic violence and how it affects absolutely everyone. Visit www.iamgladyscabrera.com.
Community Festival and Walk – Sunday, October 27 – 9:30 am to 12 pm
This event is aimed to benefit The Pavilion. Proceeds enhance the lives of seniors in long term care through weekly visits, holiday celebrations, musical festivities, happy hours and other fun events. For more information, visit www.jewishpavilion.org.
Cranes Roost Sunset Cinema hosted by St. Stephen Lutheran Church
“Monster House” Saturday, October 12 – 8 pm at the Plaza
Bring your blankets and chairs!
Taste of Altamonte
Monday, October 14 – 5:30 to 9 pm
Cranes Roost Boulevard will be lined with booths featuring some of the area's top restaurants. Taste samplings of Barbeque, seafood, pasta and international cuisine ranging from Mexican to Chinese. Beer and wine will also be available for tasting. This is a ticketed event.
Latin Food & Wine Festival
Friday, October 18 – 6 to 9 pm at the Plaza
This is a fund raising event for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando that includes wine sampling, entertainment and a silent auction. This is also a ticketed event.
Saturday, October 17 – 4 to 10 pm
The Latin Festival continues with an expected 10,000 people gathering for Central Florida's premier Latin wine, music and culinary event.
Uptown Open Mic hosted by First Baptist Church of Altamonte Springs
Thursday, October 24 – 7 to 9 pm at the Plaza
Come to entertain or just relax and be entertained for an evening of music, dance and spoken word. Participants will need to sign up at 6:30 pm.
Florida Water Festival
Saturday, October 26 – 9 am to 3 pm at the Plaza
Public outreach program held by the FWEA that is intended to educate the public about water quality, use, supply and conservation. This event is geared for children and adults alike that includes vendors, giveaways, games and activities.
Halloween at Cranes Roost Park
Thursday, October 31 – 5 to 9 pm
The Altamonte Springs Police Department presents its annual Trick-or Treat family fun evening. This free event will feature:
Trick-or-Treating for Candy and Goodies all around Cranes Roost Lake
Live entertainment, music and games
Kid Zone activities
Costume Contests for kids AND adults at the Eddie Rose Amphitheater
Spooktacular Fountain Show
Food will be available for purchase. No coolers or pets will be permitted at this event.
Uptown Altamonte and Cranes Roost Park are located just east of I-4 off of State Road 436 in Altamonte Springs.
For more information on any of these events, call 407-571-8863 or visit www.UptownAltamonte.com