Things to do from Jan. 7 to Jan. 13
Thursday, Jan. 7
Quilt Fest: World Quilt Florida
When: Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:Orange County Convention Center; 9800 International Drive, Orlando
The Buzz: The World Quilt Competition comes to Orlando and offers workshops, exhibits, lectures, quilt appraisals and more.
UCF women’s basketball vs East Carolina
Where: CFE Arena
Cost: Free for students with a valid UCF ID
The Buzz:Knights fans are encouraged to come out to watch the women’s basketball team take on the East Carolina Pirates.
Broadway in Orlando: The Sound of Music
When: Jan. 5 to Jan. 9, times vary
Where: Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center; 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando
Cost:Tickets start at $33.75
The Buzz:The new stage production of The Sound of Music, is directed by Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien and features the classic soundtrack hits such as “Do-Re-Mi” and “My Favorite Things.”
Friday, Jan. 8
PechaKucha Night Orlando
When:6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Where: Dr. Phillips Center; 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando
Cost:Tickets start at $23
The Buzz:Tracing its origins to Tokyo, PechaKucha is the Japanese word for “chitchat.” The event features speakers from Orlando on a variety of different subjects, from personal to public.
Come Back Alice, Ancient Sun
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Red Lion Pub; 3784 Howell Branch Road
Cost:$7 to $10
The Buzz:Local jam bands bring the beats to this cozy watering hole. Come for the music, stay for the wild fire performances after the show.
Saturday, Jan. 9
Orlando Magic vs. Washington Wizards
Where: Amway Center; 400 W. Church St., Orlando
Cost: Tickets star at $12.25
The Buzz: Watch the Orlando Magic take on the Washington Wizards.
Rebelution Winter Greens Tour
When: Jan. 9 and Jan. 10, 7 p.m.
Where:Hard Rock Live; 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: Tickets start at $23
The Buzz: The reggae band from Santa Barbara, California, plays for two nights in Orlando with special guests New Kingston.
Board Game Night
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Campus Cards and Games; 12226 Corporate Blvd.
The Buzz: Bring your own games or play one of the dozens on selection.
Body // Talk with Island Science and Someday River
When: 10 p.m.
Where:The Milk District; 2408 E. Robinson St.
Cost:$7 regularly, $5 with surreal costume
The Buzz: Freaky cool dance night featuring drone pop outfit Island Science and experimental folk rockers Someday River. 21+ only.
Sunday, Jan. 10
Sunday Knight Food Share
When:Things to do from Jan. 7 to Jan. 13
Where:Things to do from Jan. 7 to Jan. 13
The Buzz: UCF students join Straight Street Orlando every Sunday night to feed the homeless in Downtown Orlando.
Monday, Jan. 11
Where: SAK Comedy Club; 29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando
Cost: $5, available at sakcomedylab.com
The Buzz: In this comedy gameshow, contestants are required to come up with something punny in order to go home with the Champion Punslinger title and a mystery prize.
Tuesday, Jan. 12
There Will be Words
When:7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:The Gallery at Avalon Island; 39 S. Magnolia Avenue
The Buzz: A literary reading series that occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. This month’s reading will feature Holly Tavel and Sarah Viren.
Wednesday, Jan. 13
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where:Free Speech Lawn between the Library and Millican Hall
The Buzz:UCF’s Active Minds will fundraise money for mental health advocacy by giving students the opportunity to pie their professors for a donation.