The Community Paper

October 2022 Calendar


Milk District Cleanup

Supplies will be provided, but RSVP is required:
9 – 11 a.m.
Meet at À La Cart (609 Irvington Ave.)


Naturalist Nature Walk Day

Join an educator leading children on a Nature Walk to learn about Florida nature. Naturalist Nature Walk Day is geared toward ages 5 – 10 years old, although all ages are welcome.
11 a.m. – noon
Lake Lorna Doone Park (1519 W. Church St.)



Milk Mart Spooky Soirée 

Join the Milk Mart for their annual Halloween market! Come shop for new Halloween decor, costume pieces and local goodies from over 125 vendors, artists and small businesses. Costumes are encouraged.
noon – 6 p.m
The Nook on Robinson (2432 E. Robinson St.)


Phantasmagoria Presents: “Poe — Peering into Darkness”

Members of Victorian Horror Troupe Phantasmagoria will visit the library with a taste of their mainstage show celebrating the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Register at
4 – 5 p.m.
Orlando Public Library (101 E Central Blvd.)



National Night Out 

Check with your neighborhood association to see if they have Neighborhood Night Out plans.
6 – 9 p.m.



Orlando Story Club: Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

The Orlando Story Club is a live storytelling competition. Enter your name to tell your own spooky story and meet fellow storytellers.
6:30 – 9 p.m.
CityArts (39 S. Magnolia Ave.)



Feast on the 50

Feast on the 50, presented by SouthState Bank, is a one-of-a-kind tailgate on the field at Camping World Stadium featuring a night full of food, football and fun. Purchase tickets on Ticketmaster.
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Camping World Stadium (1 Citrus Bowl Place)



Movie Night at Leu

Harry P. Leu Gardens is showing “Ghostbusters” (1984) at its garden. Pack a dinner picnic basket and seating; alcohol is permitted. Tickets must be purchased in advance at
7:30 p.m.
Harry P. Leu Gardens (1920 Forest Ave.)



Indie-Folkfest at the Mennello

This outdoor event in the museum’s lakeside sculpture garden is a family- and pet-friendly festival that celebrates community, gathering for the arts, food and local artists.
noon – 5 p.m.
Mennello Museum of American Art (900 E. Princeton St.)



City District Main Street Funday Cleanup & Bar Crawl

Join the City District Main Street for the next community cleanup in the heart of downtown Orlando. Pick up litter and fill Gertrude’s Walk with fresh plants and a new irrigation system, then enjoy free refreshments after. Participation is free, but registration is required on Eventbrite.
9 a.m. – noon
Gertrude’s Walk



Local independent filmmakers showcase their latest work in an all-horror film lineup.
2 p.m.
Orlando Museum of Art (2416 N. Mills Ave.)


The Florida Vintage Market

Hunt through a curated variety of vintage clothing and art while enjoying food and drinks from Ace Cafe.
noon – 5 p.m.
Ace Cafe Orlando (100 W. Livingston St.)



Taste of College Park

Enjoy food, wine and music while raising money for the Rotary Club of College Park and local charities. Tickets must be purchased in advance through Eventbrite.
6 – 9 p.m.
Historic Dubsdread Ballroom (549 W. Par St.)



The Milky Way Bar and Bites Crawl, Pride Edition

Specials at every stop on a stroll through the Milk District, with an LGBTQ pride theme. Tickets are $10 when purchased in advance through Eventbrite.
6 – 10 p.m.
Southern Craft (2405 E. South St.)


American Ghost Adventures Greenwood Cemetery Tour

Learn about the historic Greenwood Cemetery on an investigative walking tour. An additional tour night will be held on Oct. 22. Purchase tickets in advance at FareHarbor.
7 – 9 p.m.
Greenwood Cemetery (1603 Greenwood St.)



Taste of Thornton Park

Enjoy a spectacular evening under the stars with tastings from local restaurants, bars and other businesses. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $40 on Eventbrite or $50 at the door.
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Thornton Park



Wisdom Walk

Connect with a different generation by going on one-mile walk with a friend, acquaintance or stranger from a different generation at Wisdom Walk, organized by Track Shack, Growing Bolder and Florida Blue.door.
8 a.m.
Track Shack (1104 N. Mills Ave.)



Nextdoor in Colonialtown and Helen House Book Launch 

Celebrate new books by local publishers with a reading session and haunted dance party.
7 – 10 p.m.
Will’s Pub (1402 N. Mills Ave.)



4th Wednesday Wine Walk

Sip and tour the 32804 at this monthly wine walk. Buy a wristband for $10 ahead through and enjoy a refill at any of the 20 participating businesses.
5 – 8 p.m.
Good Crowd (2812 Edgewater Drive)



Trick or Treat Safe Zone

Dress up and trick-or-treat at Orlando Public Library and Orange County Regional History Center. Participants can create creepy crafts and complete a scavenger hunt.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Orlando Public Library (101 E. Central Blvd.)


Happy Halloween!




Thornton Park District Thursday Night Market

Shop from local vendors and food trucks at this weekly night market.
6 – 10 p.m.
Aku Aku Tiki (431 E. Central Blvd.)



Packing District Farmers Market
Enjoy local produce from the Farmacy and browse vendors at this weekly morning market.
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
2310 N. Orange Blossom Trail



Orlando Farmers Market
Fresh seasonal produce, great prices and a beautiful view.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Lake Eola Park (20 N. Eola Drive)


Save the Date:

Nov. 5

College Park Jazz Fest


Nov. 19

Ivanhoe Village’s Jingle Eve


Nov. 26

FusionFest 2022


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