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Thursday, May 14

STATEWIDE JOB FAIR

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Visit UCF's CFE Arena to pick up some tips on how to prepare for jobs.

ALIVE AFTER 5: SANFORD DE MAYO

When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Historic Downtown Sanford

Cost: $7 to sample all food and beverages

The Buzz: Central Florida's largest-recurring monthly street festival will feature live music, local artists and more.

THORTON PARK WINE AND ART WALK

When: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Wildside Bar & Grille; 700 E. Washington St., Orlando

Cost: $10 for a stamp, glass and map

The Buzz: Thornton Park District holds a Wine and Art Walk the second Thursday of every month, which consists of wine, beer and cocktail tastings in participating venues, including Dexter's, Eola Wine Company and World of Beer.

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW

When: Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

Where: House of Blues; 1490 E. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista

Cost: $30

The Buzz: The band known for the song "Wagon Wheel," which country singer Darius Rucker recorded again, will be performing with special guest The Devil Makes Three.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST MUSICAL

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Walt Disney Theatre

Cost: Tickets starting at $33.75

The Buzz: Spend a few hours reliving a childhood Disney musical and movie. The classic is "a tale as old as time," including "Be Our Guest" and other songs from the movie.

JANA KRAMER WITH KELSEA BALLERINI

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grille; 5250 International Drive Site E4, Orlando

Cost: $15 advanced, $20 at the door

The Buzz: Kick start the weekend a day early and listen to these country singers perform while they're on CMT's Next Women of Country Tour. Kramer is known for her song "Whiskey" and her 2012 platinum single "Why Ya Wanna". She also appeared on the series One Tree Hill. Ballerini is known for her top-20 country hit "Love Me Like You Mean It."

Friday, May 15

DISNEY STAR WARS WEEKEND

When: All day

Where: Disney's Hollywood Studios

Cost: Included in admission ticket, starting at $97

The Buzz: Spend time at the park and enjoy all of the Star Wars attractions, such as merchandise, celebrity appearances, character interactions and Jedi training academy.

CINCO DE MAYHEM OPENING CELEBRATION

When: Noon

Where: The DoubleTree by Hilton at Universal Studios; 5780 Major Blvd., Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: To celebrate the dead, this party will consist of festivities by the pool, live entertainment, vendors, makeup artists and exclusive artists. There will also be drink specials and a Sugar Skull Costume Contest.

FRINGE FESTIVAL

When: First show starts at 5:30 p.m.

Where: In and around the Loch Haven Park area

Cost: Starting at $5

The Buzz: The Orlando Fringe Festival is celebrating 24 years, which is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States. There is more than 100 theatre shows. In order to get into a show, a fringe button and a ticket must be purchased.

JASON ISBELL

When: Doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m.

Where: Plaza Live; 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando

Cost: Starting at $29.50

The Buzz: The Alabama artist is performing with Craig Finn. In 2014, Isbell was awarded three Americana Music Awards, including Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.

WHISKEY BUSINESS

When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Cheyenne Saloon; 126 W. Church St., Orlando

Cost: $35 in advance, $45 at the door, $65 VIP

The Buzz: This new event gives guests 21 and older the opportunity to sample scotches, bourbons and whiskeys from around the world. Business-casual attire is required, and attendees are encouraged to wear Mad Men attire.

STARS OF TOMORROW BALLET PERFORMANCE

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Bob Carr Theatre; 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando

Cost: Tickets starting at $20.50

The Buzz: The dancers of Orlando Ballet School are performing parts from Sleeping Beauty, with choreography created by Orlando Ballet School faculty.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST MUSICAL

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Walt Disney Theatre

Cost: Tickets starting at $33.75

The Buzz: The classic is "a tale as old as time," including "Be Our Guest" and other songs from the movie.

Saturday, May 16

DISNEY STAR WARS WEEKEND

When: All day

Where: Disney's Hollywood Studios

Cost: Included in admission ticket, starting at $97

The Buzz: Enjoy the park and all of the Star Wars attractions, including merchandise, celebrity appearances, character interactions and Jedi training academy.

FRINGE FESTIVAL

When: First show starts at 11 a.m.

Where: In and around the Loch Haven Park area

Cost: Starting at $5

The Buzz: The Orlando Fringe Festival is celebrating 24 years, which is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States. There is more than 100 theatre shows. In order to get into a show, a fringe button and a ticket must be purchased.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST MUSICAL

When: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Where: Walt Disney Theatre

Cost: Tickets starting at $33.75

The Buzz: The classic is "a tale as old as time" including "Be Our Guest" and other songs from the movie.

THE MAINE

When: 5 p.m.

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

Cost: $20 to $25

The Buzz: Along with The Maine, Real Friends, Knuckle Puck and The Technicolors will also be performing. Must present a form of identification to enter the venue.

ORLANDO PREDATORS VS. TAMPA BAY STORM

When: 7 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $15 to $250

The Buzz: The two teams came into the Arena Football League in 1991. Now the rivalry cuts deeper with the Storm ahead of the Predators by one game in the standings.

GABRIEL IGLESIAS

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $36 to $78

The Buzz: Comedian Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his Unity Through Laughter Tour to the CFE Arena. Known for his unique comedy style, the "Fluffy Guy" star is also an actor, writer and producer, featured in Magic Mike, The Emperor's New School and All That.

CIARA

When: 9 p.m.

Where: The Ritz Ybor; 1503 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa

Cost: $27.50, $61.65 for VIP

The Buzz: Travel to Tampa to watch singer Ciara perform. After giving birth to her first child, she took a break from performing, but now she's back. She performed her newest song "I bet" on the The View just last week. Some of her older hits are "Like a Boy" and "1, 2 Step" featuring Missy Elliot.

Sunday, May 17

DISNEY STAR WARS WEEKEND

When: All day

Where: Disney's Hollywood Studios

Cost: Included in admission ticket, starting at $97

The Buzz: Enjoy the park and all of the Star Wars attractions, including merchandise, celebrity appearances, character interactions and Jedi training academy.

GET YOUR REAR IN GEAR

When: 7 a.m.

Where: Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake; 3401 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando

Cost: $30 for adults, $20 for 12 and under

The Buzz: This 5K encourages people to get up and exercise, while helping raise awareness and funds for colon cancer. The 5K includes refreshments, shirts and medals for winners.

FRINGE FESTIVAL

When: First show starting at 11 a.m.

Where: In and around the Loch Haven Park area

Cost: Starting at $5

The Buzz: The Orlando Fringe Festival is celebrating 24 years, which is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States. There is more than 100 theatre shows. In order to get into a show, a fringe button and a ticket are required.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST MUSICAL

When: 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Where: Walt Disney Theatre

Cost: Tickets starting at $33.75

The Buzz: The classic is "a tale as old as time" including "Be Our Guest" and other songs from the movie.

ORLANDO CITY SOCCER VS. LOS ANGELES GALAXY

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Orlando Citrus Bowl

Cost: Starting at $15.98

The Buzz: Drawing attention to more than 50,000 fans, Orlando City returns to action by taking on the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Monday, May 18

BLOOD DRIVE

When: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: UCF Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Hop on the Big Red Bus and help others by donating blood.

FRINGE FESTIVAL

When: First show starting at 6 p.m.

Where: In and around the Loch Haven Park area

Cost: Starting at $5

The Buzz: The Orlando Fringe Festival is celebrating 24 years, which is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States. There is more than 100 theatre shows. In order to get into a show, a fringe button and a ticket are required.

Tuesday, May 19

BLOOD DRIVE

When: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: UCF Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Hop on the Big Red Bus and help others by donating blood.

FRINGE FESTIVAL

When: First show starting at 5 p.m.

Where: In and around the Loch Haven Park area

Cost: Starting at $9

The Buzz: The Orlando Fringe Festival is celebrating 24 years, which is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States. There is more than 100 theatre shows. In order to get into a show, a fringe button and a ticket are required.

ALKALINE TRIO

When: Doors open at 7 p.m.

Where: The Social; 54 N. Orange Ave., Orlando

Cost: Starting at $28

The Buzz: Check out this band alongside Dikembe, a band from Gainesville.

Wednesday, May 20

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES

When: 11 a.m.

Where: UCF Career Services and Experimental Learning, Room 115

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Spend the afternoon collecting information about the job market and learning how to find employment opportunities.

BLOOD DRIVE

When: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: UCF Student Union and Burnett Honors College

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Hop on the Big Red Bus and help others by donating blood.

COMBINATION RESUME BUILDING

When: 4:30 p.m.

Where: UCF Graduate Student Center, Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This is a learning opportunity on how to create a combination résumé that highlights skills and accomplishments.

FRINGE FESTIVAL

When: First show starting at 5:30 p.m.

Where: In and around the Loch Haven Park area

Cost: Free for one show, $9 and up for other shows

The Buzz: The Orlando Fringe Festival is celebrating 24 years, which is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States. There is more than 100 theatre shows. In order to get into a show, a fringe button and a ticket are required.

LATE NITE READING

When: Doors open at 7 p.m.

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

Cost: $12

The Buzz: The event will also be featuring other bands including Backseat Goodbye, Carter Hulsey, Braiden Wood and Cody T.

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Bridgette Norris is a Digital Producer for the Central Florida Future. Follow her on Twitter at @blogginbridge email her at BridgetteN@CentralFloridaFuture.com.

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