| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Here are my picks for the best happenings at theme parks and attractions for 2012.
•Best new costumes: Storybook Circus, Magic Kingdom. Step right up and see the red, ringmaster-inspired costumes — complete with tails — that fit the...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look.
+ Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Orlando Science Center is again marking "Walmart $5 Day" this Saturday. Translation: Admission to the science center is five bucks for the day.
Also Saturday is its fourth "Mission Nutrition" event, which shows off the latest medical technology plus...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:57 AM
There are loads of entertaining options this weekends at our theme parks and attractions.
+ There are Mardi Gras concerts on both Saturday and Sunday at Universal Studios. The B-52s are set to perform Saturday, followed by the omnipresent KC & the...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 10:04 AM
We're coming up on another weekend of strong entertainment options at Disney World, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Orlando and beyond.
+ Saturday and Sunday is the Festival of Chocolate at the Orlando Science Center. There will be chocolate sculptures,...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 8:50 AM
The Orlando Science Center is planning an elaborate wine tasting that will double as an educational fundraiser. The Science of Wine, set for Saturday, May 14, will allow participants to sample from more than 100 fine wines, including Rodney Strong,...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 9:02 AM
Youngsters can learn through Lego at next week's Lego-Rama Spring Break Camp at the Orlando Science Center.
The event, for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, is designed to teach engineering concepts and about spatial relationships using the...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:55 AM
UCF football coach George O'Leary will be the speaker at the awards banquet for the Orlando Science Center's Cosmic Golf Challenge on April 7. The event, now in its 28th year, is a fund-raiser for OSC educational programs.
Corporate teams and individuals...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 1:05 PM
The Orlando Science Center has an egg-centric activity planned for preschoolers and their parents on the weekend before Easter.
Its "Eggtastic Easter Workshop," set for this Saturday, April 16, includes hands-on activities, treats and educational moments...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 8:58 AM
A quick programming note for this weekend's entertainment options at Orlando's theme parks and attractions: the start time at Universal Studios' Mardi Gras festivities is pushed back by an hour starting Saturday.
So that means the concert by the Beach...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Two separate Orlando Science Center activities next month run the gamut from children's books to adult beverages.
On Saturday, May 7, author Marianne Berkes will have a reading and book signing from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Berkes, who lives in Hobe Sound in...