We can all thank Hurricane Irene for the weather this weekend in Central Florida. Friday is expected to be windy with showers and thunderstorms with temperatures in the mid 80s! It looks like isolated thunderstorms with highs in the low 90s on Saturday. Scattered thunderstorms are possible on Sunday with daytime temperatures in the low 90s. Click here for an up-to-the-minute Orlando weather forecast.
If you’re headed to theme parks in Orlando this weekend be sure to pack the rain gear. (Ponchos work better than umbrellas.) Here’s a helpful blog with lots of ideas to make the most of a rainy situation in Orlando. It’s raining, it’s pouring…Rainy Day Ideas by Mommy Frog
What’s Happening This Weekend…
GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World @ Orlando Science Center
Attention guitar enthusiasts! The 5,000 square-foot exhibit, GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World, remains on display at the Orlando Science Center until Sept. 11. The exhibit explores the history and evolution of the guitar – from lutes and lyres to modern high-tech instruments – and shows how the instrument became the cultural symbol it is today. GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World is included with admission to the Orlando Science Center. Click here for more details.
KSA Kick Off Classic @ Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
High school football teams from across the country will participate in pre-season games this Friday and Saturday at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. If you’re in the area, stop by and watch these young athletes showcase their talents. You can use a ‘Fun Visit’ on a Water Park Fun & More ticket to attend.
Wantilan Luau @ Loews Royal Pacific Resort
Sit back and experience an evening of authentic Polynesian food and entertainment at the enchanting Wantilan Luau this Saturday night at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. The dinner show features an all-you-can-eat buffet of Polynesian specialties, live Hawaiian music and traditional hula dancing. Reservations are required; call 407-503-DINE or reserve online here.
Mr. Big @ House of Blues Orlando
American rock band, Mr. Big, will be at the House of Blues Orlando in Downtown Disney this Saturday night performing songs we all know like “To Be With You” and “Wide World.” The concert begins at 8 p.m. with the doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $21 in advance; $23 the day of the show. Click here for more details.