Orlando Specials & Discounts During January 2009
Camellias in Bloom
The largest documented collection of camellias in the nation are at their peak during the months of January and February.
January 17 – 18, 2009: Enjoy a free weekend to peruse Leu Gardens while learning about the beautiful camellias that are in bloom. Camellia Plant sale from 9am – 5pm each day
Bok in Bloom!
January through March: Seasonal blooms throughout the historic Bok gardens.
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Concerts
January 15, 2009: Music of hope, inspiration and peace to honor Dr. King.
80th Anniversary Dedication Day Celebration
January 31, 2009: Celebrate the anniversary of the 1929 dedication of the singing tower and Olmsted gardens. Events throughout the day. Free admission.
MORSE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Music in the Galleries
November through April, free admission into the museum on Friday evenings from 4:00 – 8:00pm. Live music in the galleries on Friday, January 9, “Sweet Sounds” of Beautiful Music (flute, violin, jazz guitar, and upright bass).
The Quest of Beauty – Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Life and Art
Through January 25, 2009: Louis Comfort Tiffany’s lifelong “quest for beauty” is reflected in his work across various media.
A Brilliant Setting – American Cut and Pressed Glass Tableware 1876-1917
Through September 15, 2009: Includes more than five dozen examples of American-made glass tableware from the late-19th and early 20th centuries.
ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER
Beakman’s World Tour
Through January 2009: Based on the children’s hit television show Beakman’s World, this hands-on version will explore four very different worlds in exciting and innovative ways. Children and the young at heart can satisfy their curiosity for the worlds of the human body, space, dinosaurs, and rainforests.
OTHER EVENTS AROUND ORLANDO
Manatee at Blue Springs
Manatee fleeing the cold ocean waters flock to the warmer temperatures of Blue Springs during the months of November thru March.
SPECIALS FOR JANUARY
Bok Towers Garden
Free admission to Bok Sanctuary on January 31, 2009 for their 80th Anniversary Dedication Day Celebration, the anniversary of the 1929 dedication of the singing tower and Olmsted gardens. Events throughout the day.
Florida Residents Save During Their 60th Anniversary. Till January 12, 2009, Florida residents pay only $9.99 admission to the park, a savings of 60% off the regular admission.
Morse Museum of American Art
Free admission to the galleries every Friday evening from 4pm to 8pm from the beginning of November till the end of April. Music in the galleries on select nights.
Free admission to the gardens every Monday from 9am till noon. Be sure to arrive early as parking is at a premium on Monday mornings.
Orlando Museum of Art
Free admission to the museum on Thursday afternoons from 1pm to 4pm for residents of Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola Counties.
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