Friday, May 29, 2009

Weekend Ahead: May 29-31

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 9:10 AM

Folks, youâ??re in good hands. He may have been a Knight of the White Elephant of Burmah. He may have died over a century ago. He may have been the worst poet in the English language. But he will always be â?¦ William Topaz McGonagall!

Farmersâ?? Market Anniversary Celebration

Is there any finer tomato

Than the one the local farmer made grow?

Veggies and soaps and honey so sweet

Sold to you out on the street.

To mark these years that number 30,

This market wants everyone down and dirty.

With face painting and door prizes and games, you know.

Thereâ??s even a â??Dress to Impressâ?� dog show.

For the kitchen, for the garden, for bratwursts and butterflies,

Donâ??t let this one flutter by.

(9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Winter Park Farmers Market; free; 407-599-3334)

2009 Mount Dora Blues & Wine Festival

Quaint little town nestled in Southern hills,

Your glasses of merlot I plan to spill.

Into my mouth, I mean, you know, in a good way.

Imbibing fermented grape juice for â?¦ three days?

Well, thatâ??s bound to lead me to snooze,

Or it would if it werenâ??t for men playing the blues.

Happy songs about sad things and samples of white zin,

Thatâ??s definitely enough to do me in.

(5 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora; $18-$48; 866-942-8138)


Crack some jokes about the â??60s.

We hope this isnâ??t your brother weâ??ve come to see.

Point out your baldness and lifeâ??s little foibles

Then play with some oversized version of toys.

We all came to get wet and covered in goop.

And if comedy has progressed in the last 20 years, weâ??ve been out of the loop.

(8 p.m. Friday at the King Center for Performing Arts, Melbourne; $25-$30; 321-242-2219)



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