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Thursday, Aug. 6

FACE TO FACE TRIPLE CROWN

When: 7 p.m.

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

Cost: $25

The Buzz: The band will be playing the entire Don’t Turn Away record. The event will also feature The Attack and Teen Agers.

Friday, Aug. 7

FIRST FRIDAY: DOG DAYS EDITION

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

Where: 539 Delaney Ave., Orlando

Cost: Suggested donation of $20 in advance

The Buzz: Get a photo booth-style portrait of your furry friend at this event, which will benefit Pet Alliance. Well-behaved dogs, cats, hedgehogs, bearded dragons, cockatoos and other non-humans are welcome.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Thornton Park District; Eola Drive between Pine and Church streets

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This event, offered on the first Friday of each month includes live music, drink specials, games, contests and food available from Mucho Orlando and Sonoma Draught House.

THE COMEDY GET DOWN WORLD TOUR

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Amway Center; 400 W. Church St., Orlando

Cost: Tickets starting at $62.05

The Buzz: Outback Concerts presents Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy in The Comedy Get Down World Tour.

DATE NIGHT AT LEU

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens; 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando

Cost: $6

The Buzz: The garden will open at 6 p.m. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 will be showing.

Saturday, Aug. 8

SUMMER 2015 COMMENCEMENT MORNING CEREMONY

When: 7:30 a.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Each graduate receives five tickets with the purchase of a cap and gown.

The Buzz: The graduates of the colleges of Arts & Humanities, Business Administration, Education & Human Performance, Graduate Studies, Nursing, Undergraduate Studies and Rosen College of Hospitality Management will be honored.

SUMMER 2015 COMMENCEMENT AFTERNOON CEREMONY

When: 1 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Each graduate receives five tickets with the purchase of a cap and gown.

The Buzz: The graduates of the colleges of Engineering & Computer Science, Health & Public Affairs, Medicine, Optics & Photonics and Sciences will be honored.

ORLANDO PREDATORS VS. TAMPA BAY STORM

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Amway Center; 400 W. Church St., Orlando

Cost: Tickets starting at $20.10

The Buzz: The Orlando Predators will take on the Tampa Bay Storm.

ORLANDO CITY VS. PHILADELPHIA UNION

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Florida Citrus Bowl; 1610 W. Church St., Orlando

Cost: Tickets starting at $22.63

The Buzz: The Orlando City soccer team will take on the Philadelphia Union.

DECADES

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Parliament House Orlando; 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando

Cost: $10

The Buzz: With music from the ‘80s, ‘90s and today, the event will benefit Orlando Pride.

PAJAMAS AND A MOVIE, ‘80s EDITION

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: The Abbey; 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando

Cost: $8

The Buzz: Footloose will be playing. There will be a “Best Pajamas” contest, drink specials, popcorn, candy buffet and throw pillows.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS AT THE ENZIAN

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: The Enzian; 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland

Cost: $20

The Buzz:Bridesmaids will be showing, so bring chairs and watch the comedy on the lawn. Price includes a Yuengling lager draft and barbecue dinner.

Sunday, Aug. 9

UCF DAY WITH THE RAYS

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Tropicana Field; 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg

Cost: $38

The Buzz: Students, faculty and alumni can watch the Tampa Bay Rays take on the New York Mets for a discounted price.

Monday, Aug. 10

BASEMENT NOW

When: 7 p.m.

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

Cost: Tickets starting at $16

The Buzz: All tickets purchased for The Beacham will be honored. Adventures, LVL UP and Palehound will also be performing.

Tuesday, Aug. 11

BLACKALICIOUS

When: 8 p.m.

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

Cost: $20

The Buzz: Blackalicious will be performing. The venue will offer $3.50 you-call-its for the first hour.

Wednesday, Aug. 12

MIDWEEK RUN

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Track Shack; 1104 N. Mills Ave., Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Track Shack and the Orlando Runners Club host a weekly two- to three-mile run open to all levels of runners. Extended happy hour at The Brass Tap.

MOVIES OUT LOUD

When: 8 p.m.

Where: The Abbey; 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando

Cost: $10

The Buzz: Valley of the Dolls will be showing. Tickets can be purchased online.

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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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