Thursday, May 12

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., runs through May 30
Where: Epcot, 200 Epcot Center Drive, Orlando
Cost: Starts at $97
The Buzz: Celebrate the great outdoors with Epcot's annual springtime event. Enjoy Disney character topiaries, flower gardens, live music, special presentations and garden marketplaces.

Statewide Job Fair 2016
: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: CFE Arena
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Looking for a job after graduation? UCF welcomes students and alumni to meet and network with over 150 employers from a variety of industries.

Starbucks Frappuccino Happy Hour
: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., runs through May 15
Where: Participating Starbucks locations
Cost: Varies depending on drink flavor and size
The Buzz: Get your daily dose of Starbucks with a half-priced frappuccino. This discount applies to any frappuccino beverage of any size.

Friday, May 13

PVRIS: North America Headline Tour plus guests
: 6:30 p.m.
Where: House of Blues, 1490 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista
Cost: Starting at $21
The Buzz: The rock band PVRIS will take center stage with special guest bands Lydia and Beach Weather.

Orlando Predators vs. Tampa Bay Storm
: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando
Cost: Starting at $12
The Buzz: Cheer on the Orlando Predators as they take on the Tampa Bay Storm.

eQilpse Music Festival
: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds,4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando
Cost: Starting at $34.84
The Buzz: Captivate your senses with a musical experience featuring the most talented up-coming DJ’s and producers of Hardstyle, Trance, Trap and House.

$13 Tattoos
: Starts at 9 a.m. 
Where: True To You Tattoo, 76 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island
Cost: $13
The Buzz: True To You Tattoo is offering $13 dollar tattoos from a custom sheet designed just for Friday the 13th.

Central Florida Blueberry Festival
: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., runs through May 15
Where: Lake Catherine Blueberries, 5849 Lake Catherine Road, Groveland
Cost: $8 for 18+ years
The Buzz: Lake Catherine's Blueberries fifth annual event will feature blueberry and blackberry picking, live music, food, hay rides and more.

Saturday, May 14

Brews for Barks benefiting K9's for Warriors
: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Where: Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave., Orlando
Cost: Starting at $5
The Buzz: Brews for Barks aims to provide service canines to wounded veterans. With the help of shelter dogs, the Orange County Young Republicans hope to save and enrich the lives of veterans suffering from combat-related disorders or injuries.

Florence + The Machine: How Beautiful North America Tour
7:30 p.m.
Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando
Cost: Starting at $25
The Buzz: The Indie rock band will showcase their talents after opening performances by Grimes and Of Monsters and Men.

Orlando Pride vs. Western New York Flash
: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Orlando Citrus Bowl, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando 
Cost: $19 to $85
The Buzz: Come watch the Orlando Pride take on the Western New York Flash.

Late Night Swim with Expedition and Phil Santos
: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson Street, Orlando
Cost: $5 
The Buzz: Spend a night out and enjoy indie, disco and techno at this forward-thinking club. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age.

Sunday, May 15

Orlando Farmers Market
: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Lake Eola Park, 512 E. Washington St., Orlando
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Find fresh seasonal produce, artwork and handmade craft items every Sunday at the Orlando Farmers Market.

2016 American Outdoor Track and Field Championships
: 1:30 p.m.
Where: UCF Soccer and Track Complex
Cost: $4
The Buzz: The eight men's and 11 women's programs from the American Athletic Conference will compete for two team championship titles.

Catch the Impossible with Charles Peachock & Kostya Kimlat
: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando
Cost: Starting at $36.98
The Buzz: Don’t miss "America’s Got Talent" finalist Charles Peachock and master magician Kostya Kimlat in an unforgettable performance.

Monday, May 16

Blood Drive
: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Student Union and Veterans Commemorative Site
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Blood drives are one of the many ways UCF students demonstrate their giving spirit. Join other students on the Big Red Bus to help make a difference.

The Art of Henna
: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Herndon Library, 4324 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando
Cost: Free 
The Buzz: Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by learning the ancient art of henna. Registration is required.

Amy Schumer Live
: 8 p.m.
Where: CFE Arena
Cost: $36 to $125
The Buzz: Emmy award winner Amy Schumer brings her comedy tour to UCF.

Tuesday, May 17

Smash 4 Tournament
: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Campus Cards & Games, 12226 Corporate Blvd., Suite 130, Orlando 
Cost: $5 
The Buzz: Calling all game lovers! Campus Cards & Games, the closest gaming store to UCF, will hold its weekly Smash 4 Tournament.

Orlando International Fringe Festival: National and International Teaser Show
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 
Where:  Orange Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 12 E. Rollins St., Orlando 
Cost: $10
The Buzz: This 25th annual festival will celebrate the performing arts for over 10 days in the streets, theaters and converted office spaces of downtown Orlando. On Tuesday night, over 40 visiting companies from around the globe will present two-minute teasers of their 2016 Fringe productions.

Jack’s Open Mic Comedy Night
: 9 p.m.
Where: Jack’s Pub N Grub, 5494 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Get rid of your weekday stress with a night of laughter. Check out the eclectic mix of open mic performers on Central Florida Parkway every Tuesday night.

Wednesday, May 18

Lacking Experience or Changing Careers? Combination Results that Work
: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Graduate Student Center, Colbourn Hall, Suite 146
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Learn strategies to help you highlight your skills and accomplishments on paper. Students are required to register online. After logging into your myUCF account, select Student Center, then Graduate Students and then Pathways to Success.

Café Night Open Mic
: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Infusion Tea, 1600 Edgewater Drive, College Park
Cost: Free
The Buzz: Relax with an open mic night featuring spoken word and acoustic music.

B Street Band
: 8 p.m.
Where: Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Cost: $23 to $28
The Buzz: This Bruce Springsteen tribute band will bring their vocal arrangements to Universal Orlando’s Hard Rock Live.

Originally published on May 24, 2016.

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