Wine, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and Boat tours-the icFlorida ‘Fun 3’

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You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week.

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This annual Boat Parade comprised of decorated boats is sure to be a memorable time for the whole family. On Lake Virginia, family and friends can gather in their backyards, by Dinky Dock, or on the Rollins College campus behind the Cornell Fine Arts Museum to see the impressive boat and dock holiday decorations created by residents and local business sponsors. The event raises funds for the food pantry at Winter Park High School.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), the multi-platinum, critically-acclaimed progressive rock group today, is bringing their highly-anticipated Christmas Eve and Other Stories tour to Orlando’s Amway Center on Saturday, December 14 for two performances.

"Christmas Eve and Other Stories" is based on the triple-platinum album of the same name. In keeping with the classic line, "If You Want To Arrange It, This World You Can Change It," the story is set on Christmas Eve when a young angel is sent to Earth to bring back what is best representative of humanity.

The album and tour feature such fan-favorites as, "Ornament" and the epic, "Old City Bar," both of which have not been performed live in recent years. The rock opera also features such TSO classics as well as "Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24," "O' Come All Ye Faithful," "Good King Joy," "Promises To Keep," and "This Christmas Day." Additionally, the tour will enjoy a new second set containing some of TSO's greatest hits and fan-pleasers including "Christmas Canon," "Wizards In Winter" and many more.

The Lakeridge Winery annual Wine & Chocolate festival is without a doubt one of the most popular festivals of the year as there aren't too many things that pair together better than Wine and Chocolate.  During the event weekend local Chocolatiers will be on hand with their delicious treats, as well as local Artists and Crafters displaying their work. Guests can also enjoy live music by incredible bands on the outdoor stage, and in the Wine & Cheese Bar throughout the entire weekend. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks, and a variety of food will also be available for purchase.

A portion of the proceeds go to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida

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