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Thursday, Oct. 9

Sanlando Pumpkin Patch
When: Daily through Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Sanlando United Methodist Church, corner of West SR 434 and Raymond Avenue, Longwood
Cost: Price of pumpkin of choice
The Buzz: Come get in the Halloween spirit picking out a pumpkin to carve. The patch will have more than 3,000 pumpkins to choose from, along with Indian corn and gourds of all shapes and sizes to ensure your Halloween decorations are as spooktacular as possible.

Southern Women's Show
When: Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Orange County Convention Center, 9400 Universal Blvd., OrlandoCost: $12
The Buzz: This expo offers cooking, beauty, fashion, health, lifestyle and other such information to attendees. There will be musical performances and celebrity guests such as Randy Fenoli from Say Yes to the Dress and Kevin Harrington from Shark Tank.

UCF Alumni: UCF vs. BYU Alumni Indoor Tailgate
When: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Fairwinds Alumni Center, Ballroom
Cost: Free
The Buzz: This indoor tailgate includes free Coca-Cola products, free beer with purchase of commemorative cup, a live DJ, a game room and more.

Alive After 5 Oktoberfest Street Party
When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Sanford, 230 E. First St., Sanford
Cost: $7 for food and drink samples, free to walk around
The Buzz: This street festival will have live music, local artists, a Kids Zone, community businesses and food and drink sampling. This month's theme is Oktoberfest and will have German music and festivities, including performances from The Alpiners featuring Jimmy & Eckhard and the Alpenrose Dancers.

Free Brewery Tour
When: Monday through Saturday at 6 p.m.
Where: Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave., Orlando
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Ever wonder how beer is made? Come check out this first-come-first-serve tour of Orlando Brewing. There are no reservations for these tours, and there are no tours on the 30th of each month or on special occasions.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights
When: 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $45 and up
The Buzz:This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

UCF Football vs. BYU
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bright House Networks Stadium
Cost: Free with student ID
The Buzz: Watch the UCF Knights take on the BYU Cougars in this home game that will be broadcast on ESPN. Don't forget to wear black!

XL 106.7 Pride in Concert Series – Capital Cities
When: 10 p.m.
Where: Heritage Square at Orange County History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $30 at the door, $35 VIP
The Buzz: The official launch of Come Out With Pride 2014 will be celebrated as the station takes over Heritage Square and the museum for a night to remember — an evening filled with music, entertainment, mingling, a cake-cutting ceremony and a performance by Capital Cities.

Benny Benassi
When: 10 p.m.
Where: Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave., Orlando
Cost: $21
The Buzz: Benny Benassi, an international DJ well-known for his single "Satisfaction," will perform.


Friday, Oct. 10

College of Business Alumni Association Second Annual Careerfest
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Business Administration I
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Students will have the opportunity to network and learn from professionals. There will be two panel breakout sessions with information about accounting; marketing and sales; the financial sector and the economy; mock interviews and women in business. Following the panel breakouts, there will be a networking luncheon.

Avalon Park: Oktoberfest
When: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Downtown Avalon Park, 3680 Avalon Park E. Blvd., Orlando
Cost: Free
The Buzz: With German music by Europa, Alpine Dancing, a beer garden for adults, games and costumes, attendees will feel like they're in Germany celebrating Oktoberfest.

Casselberry's Art & Music in the Park and The Food Truck Bazaar
When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Lake Concord Park
Cost: Free
The Buzz: There will be music provided by the Orlando Concert Band, a free azalea and landscaping workshop at 6:30 p.m., more than 15 gourmet food trucks from The Food Truck Bazaar, art vendors and more.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights
When: 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $56 and up
The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

A Day to Remember with Bring Me The Horizon, Chiodos and Motionless in White
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $39.50 advance, $45 day of show
The Buzz: A Day to Remember, whose hit songs include, "If It Means a Lot to You," "All I Want" and "The Downfall of Us All," will perform with Bring Me The Horizon, Chiodos and Motionless in White.

New Found Glory with We Are the In Crowd, Fireworks, Candy Hearts
When: 7 p.m.
Where: House of Blues, 1490 E. Buena Vista Drive, Orlando
Cost: $25
The Buzz: New Found Glory, whose hits include "My Friends Over You," "Kiss Me" and "The Story So Far," are the headline act. The opening acts are We Are the In Crown, Fireworks and Candy Hearts.

Empanada Block Party
When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: In front of the College of Sciences building
Cost: Free
The Buzz: The Multicultural Student Center is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with free food, drinks, live dance performances, a DJ and empanadas.

Women of Faith "From Survival to Revival" Tour
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St., Orlando
Price: $49 to $129
The Buzz: Women of Faith connects with women to meet them where they are, to share wisdom and insight from the Bible that offers encouragement, inspiration and the strength to go on.


Saturday, Oct. 11

The Zebra Run 5K
When: 7:30 a.m.
Where: Lake Eola Park, 512 E. Washington St., Orlando
Cost: $25 with student ID
The Buzz: The annual Pride 5K returns benefiting the Zebra Coalition. Partnering up with Come Out With Pride Orlando, the new 5K race will have you dashing by eccentric and zany entertainment as you head toward the wild finish line party. Register online.

Volunteer UCF's 8th Annual Knights Give Back Event
When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: CFE Arena
Cost: Free
The Buzz: UCF's largest day of service will bring together UCF students, faculty and alumni to service the Orlando community. This year, there will be 25 different service sites that will accommodate more than 1,300 students.

Wekiwa 5K Fun Run and Splash
When: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Where: Wekiwa Springs State Park, 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka
Cost: $25
The Buzz: Runners meet at the springs, run the 5K course that ends back at the springs, and everyone jumps in to cool off. This event will not be timed, but prizes will be awarded to the first man and woman to complete the race, the best fancy-dress costume and the best-themed group. All proceeds go to projects in the park.

UCF Voice Day 2014
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Center Music
Cost: Free
The Buzz: This is a full day of interaction with UCF voice and choral faculty, filled with workshops, voice master classes and performances by the UCF Chamber Singers and Opera. There will be a chance to meet and work with faculty, interact with other college-age music students and discover possibilities for a future in vocal music. Advanced registration is required and can be found at www.music.ucf.edu.

41st Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Central Park, 401 S. Park Ave., Winter Park
Cost: Free
The Buzz: This festival will feature 150 Florida artists, have live entertainment, children's art activities, a beer garden and a sidewalk sale.

Women of Faith "From Survival to Revival" Tour
When: 9 a.m.
Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St., Orlando
Price: $49 to $129
The Buzz: Women of Faith connects with women to meet them where they are, to share wisdom and insight from the Bible that offers encouragement, inspiration and the strength to go on.

Florida Gun Show
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando
Cost: $10
The Buzz: See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts and more at discounted prices.

Southeastern USA Body Building National Qualifier
When: 10 a.m.
Where: The Venue at UCF
Cost: $20
The Buzz: This is a body-building competition that has four divisions featuring men, women and teen bodybuilders.

Barks and Burgers
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Orlando's Festival Park, 2911 E. Robinson St., Orlando
Cost: $15
The Buzz: The event, a benefit for The Urban Pet Project, will include food, entertainment for all ages, a cooking competition, beer garden and pet vendor marketplace.

The Art of Craft Beer
When: 1 p.m.
Where: Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave., Orlando
Cost: Free
The Buzz: A gallery opening and meet-and-greet for local craft brewers and artists.

Tau Kappa Epsilon's Joust for Jude
When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Lake Claire Recreational Area
Cost: Donations
The Buzz: Support your RSO's team as they all compete in a bracket-style competition in which three members from each organization face off, competing for points to become the ultimate winner. There will be raffle tickets and the opportunity to play basketball. Proceeds go to St. Jude's Children Hospital.

Avalon Park: Oktoberfest
When: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Downtown Avalon Park, 3680 Avalon Park E. Blvd., Orlando
Cost: Free
The Buzz: With German music by Europa, Alpine Dancing, a beer garden for adults, games and costumes, attendees will feel like they're in Germany celebrating Oktoberfest.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights
When: 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $72 and up
The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

A Day to Remember with Bring Me The Horizon, Chiodos and Motionless in White
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $39.50 advance, $45 day of show
The Buzz: A Day to Remember, whose hit songs include, "If It Means a Lot to You," "All I Want" and "The Downfall of Us All," will perform with Bring Me The Horizon, Chiodos and Motionless in White.


Sunday, Oct. 12

UCF Piano Day
When: 1:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building, Auditorium
Cost: Free for UCF music students, $5 with UCF ID for recital or master class
The Buzz: This is a guest piano recital and a master class designed for Central Florida's classical piano students, teachers and enthusiasts. The guest pianist is André Laplante, who is hailed as one of the great romantic virtuosos.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights
When: 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $45 and up
The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.


Monday, Oct. 13

2014 Diversity Breakfast
When: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Where: Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom
Cost: Free
The Buzz: This kick-off event for the 22nd Annual Diversity Week will feature keynote speaker Julian Bond, a writer, teacher, social activist and distinguished scholar.

Beta Theta Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha's 10th Annual Assorted Flavas Flava Fest
When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Student Union, Room 316
Cost: Free
The Buzz: This event will showcase cultural performances that range from dances, singing, poetry and instrumental talent to recognize diversity in the community.

Level One Showcase at SAK Comedy Lab
When: 7 p.m.
Where: SAK Comedy Lab, 29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando
Cost: $5 for general admission
The Buzz: Come support graduates of level one as the classes perform a 90-minute showcase of improv. The show will be professionally hosted by ensemble performers, and beer and wine will be served. In fact, students say the more you drink, the funnier they will be! Level one showcases generally seat more than 100 guests, so please make reservations and arrive early.

Shimmy Knights Belly Dance Workshop
When: 9 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Where: Student Union, Room 218A
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Learn to belly dace with the Shimmy Knights club. All genders and sizes are welcome, and no experience is necessary.


Tuesday, Oct. 14

Sociology Knights Food Pantry Drive
When: 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Student Union Plaza
Cost: Donations
The Buzz: Donate non-perishable food items to benefit the Knights Pantry and help break the Guinness World Record.

Study Abroad Basics
When: Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Millican Hall
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Learn about study abroad options, how to apply and how to finance a study abroad trip.


Wednesday, Oct. 15

October Rent-A-Pup
When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Burnett Honors College
Cost: Free with student ID
The Buzz: Pet Rescue by Judy is bringing its dogs to campus. In exchange for their student ID, students can rent a pup for 15 minutes and walk it around campus.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights
When: 6:30 p.m. to midnight
Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost:$45 and up
The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

Magic vs. Flamengo
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St., Orlando
Cost: $18.85 to $154.85
The buzz: See the Orlando Magic play Brazilian basketball team Flamengo.

CAB Comedy Showcase
When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Where: Knights Plaza I
Cost: Free
The Buzz: CAB is partnering with the Improv Academy to bring a comedy showcase.

Rewind Wednesdays: 80s, 90s and 2000s
When: 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: House of Blues Orlando, 1490 E. Lake Buena Vista Drive, Orlando
Cost: $11 to $17
The Buzz: This event is for ages 19 and up only. Service industry employees may receive free admission with proof of employment and proper ID.

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