Things to do Oct. 16 to Oct. 22

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Thursday, Oct. 16

SIDNE Simulated Impaired Driving Experience

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Recreation and Wellness Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Students will experience firsthand the potentially deadly consequences of distraction, alcohol and other drugs on their driving abilities when they ride in SIDNE, a go-kart with a twist.

Google Information Session

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Visual Arts Building, Room 132

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Learn about what it is like to work for Google.

Let's Talk Turkey: Recent Developments in Turkey in the Middle East

When: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Harris Corporation Engineering Center, room 125

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This talk will be given by Dr. Afacan, professor of International Relations at Turgut Ozal University in Ankara, Turkey.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

When: 6:30 p.m. to 2 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.

Chase Rice – Ignite the Night Tour

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: House of Blues Orlando

Cost: $24.50

The Buzz: See country artist Chase Rice and opening act Old Dominion on Rice's Ignite the Night Tour.

Theatre UCF Presents "Kiss of the Spider Woman"

When: 8 p.m.

Where: UCF Theatre

Cost: $10 with student ID

The Buzz: In this musical, two cellmates in a Latin American prison are distracted from the horrors they encounter when one cellmate shares his fantasies about an actress who portrays a deadly Spider Woman who kills with a kiss.

Friday, Oct. 17

Lunch with George

When: Noon

Where: Bright House Networks Stadium Recruiting Lounge

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Fans can enjoy food courtesy of Chick-fil-A, while listening to Knights football head coach George O'Leary discuss his team and preview the upcoming game against Tulane.

YouTube Monetization and Marketing workshop

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Student Union, The Blackstone LaunchPad

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Discover how to make money and get discovered on YouTube. Learn the ideal length for videos, how to optimize them, how to set up ads and more. This presentation will be given by Bree Gotsdiner, the owner of Central Florida public relations firm Publicly Related.

New Politics

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave., Orlando

Cost: $17 to $20

The Buzz: See the Danish indie-rock band New Politics, along with opening acts Bad Suns and Somekindawonderful.

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.

Magic vs. Detroit Pistons

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Amway Center

Cost: $20.15 to $227.10

The Buzz: Catch this preseason home game against the Detroit Pistons, sure to be significant for the return of Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. Don't miss the excitement!

Festival of Praise Tour

When: 8 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $40 to$55

The Buzz: Fred Hammond, and Donnie McClurkin take the stage at the CFE Arena with sounds of praise, starting at 8 p.m.

35th Anniversary of 89.9 Jazz

When: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden

Cost: $15 general admission, $12 with a student ID

The Buzz: Celebrate the 35th anniversary of 89.9 Jazz with the Flying Horse Big Band and special guests trumpeter Dan Miller and T-Bone.

Theatre UCF Presents "Kiss of the Spider Woman"

When: 8 p.m.

Where: UCF Theatre

Cost: $10 with student ID

The Buzz: In this musical, two cellmates in a Latin American prison are distracted from the horrors they encounter when one cellmate shares his fantasies about an actress who portrays a deadly Spider Woman who kills with a kiss.

Saturday, Oct. 18

6th Annual Dog Walk & Dogtoberfest

When: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: 13502 Town Loop Blvd, Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This dog walk benefits the American Cancer Society and features lots of vendors, food trucks and a costume contest.

UCF Alumni: UCF vs. BYU Alumni Indoor Tailgate

When: 9 a.m. to 11 a.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.

National Society of Black Engineers presents A Walk for Education

When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Clear Lake Park, 2301 29th St., Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This event is designed to promote public awareness and inspire the inner-city communities about the importance of education, especially STEM education. NSBE UCF will be conducting workshops, handing out brochures to the community about higher-education opportunities and more.

7th Annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts Presents: ARToberFEST

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Winter Springs Town Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: The Winter Springs Festival of the Arts has a German twist this year. There will be an assortment of German food, beer and bands. It will feature artwork by 100 artists from across the nation, along with student art, senior art and a section for high school and college artists.

UCF Football vs. Tulane

When: Noon

Where: Bright House Networks Stadium

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch the UCF Knights take on the Tulane Green Wave while the game is broadcast is ESPNU.

Latin Food & Wine Festival

When: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This events features Latin cuisine and entertainment. There will be dishes, wines, spirits and beers for purchase from local restaurants and distributors celebrating the world of Latin cuisine. There will also be a main stage with Latin music and entertainment.

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.

UCF Men's Soccer vs. Connecticut

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Track and Soccer Field

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: The men's soccer team will be taking on the UConn huskies.

Horror Movie Poetry Night

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: With gory poetry, gothic verse and subliminal nightmares seething within scansion, the Drunken Odyssey live shows return to versify on the greatest horror stories of all time.

'68 featuring Oathkeeper and Freakazoid!

When: 7 p.m.

Where: BackBooth Bar and Venue, 37 W. Pine St., Orlando

Cost: $10

The Buzz: Local musicians will jam out at the downtown venue.

Orlando Solar Bears vs. Greenville Road Warriors

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Amway Center

Cost: $15 to $55

The Buzz: See the Orlando Solar Bears play the Greenville Road Warriors in the first of two consecutive home games.

Theatre UCF Presents "Kiss of the Spider Woman"

When: 8 p.m.

Where: UCF Theatre

Cost: $10 with student ID

The Buzz: In this musical, two cellmates in a Latin American prison are distracted from the horrors they encounter when one cellmate shares his fantasies about an actress who portrays a deadly Spider Woman who kills with a kiss.

Sunday, Oct. 19

U Can Finish 5 Miler & 2 Mile presented by Florida Hospital

When: 7 a.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $35 for 5-mile day of race; $30 for 2-mile day of race

The Buzz: This race will benefit 4Ever Knights. The 2-mile run/walk begins at 7 a.m. and the 5-mile begins at 7:30 a.m. There will be a free kids' run at 9 a.m.

Seventh Annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts Presents: ARToberFEST

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Winter Springs Town Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: The Winter Springs Festival of the Arts has a German twist this year. There will be an assortment of German food, beer and bands. It will feature artwork by 100 artists from across the nation, along with student art, senior art and a section for high school and college artists.

Kidz Carnival

When: Noon

Where: UCF IM fields

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This is the fifth annual Kidz Carnival, where UCF student organizations gather together to host kid-friendly games.

Theatre UCF Presents "Kiss of the Spider Woman"

When: 2 p.m.

Where: UCF Theatre

Cost: $10 with student ID

The Buzz: In this musical, two cellmates in a Latin American prison are distracted from the horrors they encounter when one cellmate shares his fantasies about an actress who portrays a deadly Spider Woman who kills with a kiss.

Orlando Solar Bears vs. Greenville Road Warriors

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Amway Center

Cost: $15 to $55

The Buzz: See the Orlando Solar Bears play the Greenville Road Warriors in the first of two consecutive home games.

Sangam-Indian Student Association Presents: Diwali Show

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, is celebrated to symbolize the eternal victory of light over darkness. At this celebration, there will be performances by UCF students, followed by an Indian dinner that is free with a UCF ID.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

When: 6:30 p.m. to 2 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.

RA Today, Leader Tomorrow

When: 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Classroom Building II, Room 106

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Learn what it takes to be a resident assistant with the Department of Housing and Residence Life. This session will discuss an overview of the position and the various residential communities. Students will have an opportunity to speak with the current staff.

UCF Homecoming Movie Knight 2014

When: 9 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Enjoy a free showing of 22 Jump Street with free popcorn and commercials made by students.

Monday, Oct. 20

Multicultural Student Center presents: What Does Love Look Like?

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Student Union, Room 221

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Attendees will learn about LGBTQ symbols and receive a complimentary tote bag.

Blood Drive at UCF

When: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Donate blood on the Big Red Bus.

Be a Healthy Knight

When: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Recreation and Wellness Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: The presentation will give overview of the services the Recreation and Wellness Center offers to keep students healthy.

Prom Night in Mississippi Screening

When: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Director/producer Paul Saltzman takes viewers through conversations with high-school seniors in Mississippi in 2008 before attending their first "mixed prom." Afterward, Saltzman will stay for a discussion.

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 dance with the Shimmy Knights club. All genders and sizes are welcome, and no experience is necessary.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

George O'Leary radio show

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Bright House Networks Stadium Recruiting Lounge

Cost: Free

The Buzz: George O'Leary will have his weekly radio show with the voice of the Knights Marc Daniels.

Blood Drive at UCF

When: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Donate blood on the Big Red Bus.

Skit Knight

When: 9 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Student organizations show their school spirit and set out to prove which organization is the best at singing, dancing and acting. Knight-Thon will be taking donations to determine the fan favorite.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

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.

2014 Honda Civic Tour presents American Authors

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave., Orlando

Cost: $18 to $30

The Buzz: See alternative rock band American Authors, along with opening acts The Mowgli's and Oh Honey, as part of the 2014 Honda Civic Tour.

Magic vs. Houston Rockets

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Amway Center

Cost: $20.15 to $200

The Buzz: See the Orlando Magic battle it out against the Houston Rockets.

UCF Men's Soccer vs. USF

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Track and Soccer Field

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch the Knights take on the USF Bulls and earn Knightmare Reward points. Also, enter a raffle and enter for a chance to win a soccer scarf.

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