8th Annual Wekiva PaintOut 2014


March 3 – 8, 2014
At Beautiful Wekiva Island in Longwood, Florida

Come watch over two dozen internationally known artists paint in plein air during this year’s event. The PaintOut will begin with artists arriving at Wekiva Springs State Park on Sunday, March 2nd and events are scheduled through Saturday the 8th.

View the schedule and plan your attendance to this year’s event. Get tickets for the Gala at Wekiva Island on March 8th or the Art Auction on March 5th.

If you are interested in sponsorship, please complete this inquiry form. We also have a number of benefactors to whom you can make an online donation.

Environmental awareness, protection and restoration are of utmost importance at our workshops. Learn more about our history and our effort to bring change.

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Inaugural Edible Orlando Field to Feast Dinner


Inaugural Edible Orlando Field to Feast Dinner

Benefitting the Kid’s Café program of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Starring Walt Disney World® Resort Chefs

4-7 p.m. Sunday, October 27

Long & Scott Farms • Zellwood, Florida


Victoria & Albert’s

Chef Scott Hunnel

Sommelier Rebecca Lewis

Lake Meadow Chicken Sausage with Zellwood Corn Succotash


California Grill

Chef Brian Piasecki

Sommelier Michael Scheifler

Spice-crusted Local Calico Scallops with Zellwood Pumpkin Ravioli, Toasted Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette, Baby Sage, Buttered Brussel Sprouts, and Pumpkin Dust Brittle


Flying Fish Cafe

Chef Tim Keating

Sommelier Stig Jacobsen

Asian-inspired Uncle Matt’s Citrus-marinated Rock Shrimp and Local Calico Bay Scallop “Cocktail” with Salad of MacGregor Farms Greens, Herbs, Epcot Cucumber, and

Bhut Jolokia-Kaffir Lime Vinaigrette


The Wave . . . of American Flavors

Chef Frank Brough

Sommelier Damaris Jimenez

Locally-sourced Sweet Potato Agnolotti with Bourbon-Maple Pork Belly, Liquid Caramel Corn, and Vanilla Powder


Epcot® Events

Chef Leonard Thomson

Sommelier Olaronké Olatunji

Suwannee Farms Florida Fresh Cab Beef Tenderloin over Balsamic Charred Onion Bread Pudding topped with Wine Reduction and served with Duck Fat Fries and Zellwood Sweet Corn Gelato

Florida Local at Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival 

Chef Jens Dahlmann

Sommelier Tom Kovacs

Pasture Prime Mangalitsa Pork Arepa with Long & Scott Corn Esquites and Cahaba Farms Micro Cilantro



Chef Phil Ponticelli

Sommelier Keith Gimbel

Florida Pink Shrimp with Sunny Meadow Farms Egg Pasta with Sarasota Black Sturgeon Caviar


Disney Desserts 

Pastry Chef Stefan Riemer

Sommelier Vicky Thompson

Squash Beignets served with Habañero-Corn Ice Cream with Madeira Glaze and Cocoa Dust

Chocolate Pot de Crème with Bosc Pears, and Rye Bread Tuile


$175 each / $325 per couple
Tickets available via EdibleOrlando.com

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SPCA of Central Florida: Paws in the Park 2013 Mardi Paws

SPCA of Central Florida Mardi Paws


Join thousands of other animal lovers in your community to support the SPCA of Central Florida on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando for the biggest and best FUN-raising pet walk in Central Florida!

This fun family event will have something for everyone. Kids can visit the new Disney Kids Zone plus amazing entertainment zone for the whole family. Enjoy the leisurely walk which raises money to find permanent homes for thousands of homeless animals and support the SPCA of Central Florida’s programs.

Enjoy pet related vendors, entertainment, raffles and more!

All donations received from “Mardi Paws” will go back to support the SPCA of Central Florida in their community programming, low cost medical facilities and finding loving permanent homes for thousands of animals!


Make sure that you take a moment to Register Online.

SPCA of Central Florida Mardi Paws Details:

When: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Where: Lake Eola, Downtown Orlando (corner of Robinson Street and Eola Drive)
Registration: 9:00 a.m.
Entertainment and Disney Kids Zone: 9:00 – Noon
Vendor Area: 9:00 – Noon
Walk Start: 10:30 a.m.

Self-parking can be found throughout Downtown Orlando. Parking infromation can be found at www.CityofOrlando.net and follow the ParkSmart link. The SPCA of Central Florida is not responsible for towed vehicles.

Things To Remember:

  • All pets must be at least 6 months old and have proof of vaccinations.
  • Dogs only please. No female dogs in heat.
  • Pets must wear a suitable collar.
  • Keep your dogs on a 6ft leash or shorter and under control at all times.
  • Water for dogs will be supplied.
  • Please be considerate and pick-up after your dog.
  • For the enjoyment and safety of all participants, we reserve the right to require any aggressive animal to leave the park.
  • Please obey all rules of beautiful Lake Eola. No swimming in the lake and no chasing the ducks or swans.
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