Wintering in Orlando may last a day or two but joy comes in the myriad of things to do.  Among them, SIP & SAVOR at the Wheel, ICON Orlando’s premier tasting market.  Enjoy specialty food & drinks from 15+ restaurants all weekend long with great entertainment.  This is a free event beginning tomorrow, January 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm and running through Sunday, January 13that 4:00 pm.  Go to

Enjoy bottomless sangria, wine, champagne, craft beer and delicious appetizers EVERY WEDNESDAY from 5:00 to 9:00 pm for Wine Down Wednesday at EMBER ORLANDO!!  Fill out the FREE RSVP ticket and place yourself on their guest list for REDUCED ENTRY tickets at $12 for women and $15 for men.  To claim the reduced entry price you need to have rsvp’d and pay for entry by 7pm.   Go to more information about this ongoing weekly happy hour event.  Ember Orlando features nightly drink specials and music by DJ Darren.  Be sure to use the Eventbrite contact form for help with celebrating special occasions and large party reservations.

Now more than ever it is imperative that we ‘remember the dream’.   Join the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations in Orlando and throughout central Florida beginning on Wednesday, January 16ththrough Monday, January 21st.  Festivities include parades in Orlando, Eatonville, Oviedo and Kissimmee and the Annual Pappy Kennedy Prayer Breakfast.  For details of all scheduled events visit  For information on additional MLK Holiday activities visit

About the Author

Sharon Fletcher Jones is a true Libra, an action-ist, and a budget fashionista.  The Portsmouth, Virginia native is also an employment specialist with Goodwill Industries, a life coach and an associate editor at ONYX Magazine. Stacey’s mom (literally) has got it going on.  Fletcher Jones’ personal mantra is “It’s the dash that counts.”


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