Weekend Things To Do: Orlando

Artist Charles Esten of CMT’s “Nashville” performs at “1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time.: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis” at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. Photo: Laura Roberts/Invision/AP.

Grab the kids or enjoy a date night, there are tons of events and activities going on around Orlando this weekend.

Music: CMT’s Nashville in Concert. The stars of the hit series “Nashville” are coming to the Hard Rock Live this Sunday to kick off a tour consisting of Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, and Jonathan Jackson. Even more exciting, Esten was just announced as the host of the “2017 CMT Music Awards.” The concert will feature songs from the show series as well as each artists’ own material. VIP packages and meet & greets are available. Tickets range from $65.50 to $125.50. 6050 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819. www.hardrock.com.

Free concerts at Daytona’s Bandshell. On Friday night there will be a Garth Brooks and Shania Twain tribute band from 7-9 p.m. On Saturday there will be an Elton John tribute band which will have shows at 7:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Admission is $3, 10 and under free. Next weekend will feature Styx and KISS, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Rolling Stones. www.daytonabandshell.com.

Beach: Cocoa Beach Friday Fest normally takes place on the third Friday of each month, which happens to be tonight. Enjoy live music, food and even a kids’ zone. The event will run from 6-10 p.m. at Downtown Cocoa Beach. Free to the public. www.facebook.com/cocoabeachfridayfest/

Wine: Wine Walk on Flager, New Smyrna Beach. This Saturday enjoy entertainment and wine tastings at participating venues on Flagler Avenue. There will be over 100 wines within local pubs, galleries and restaurants to those who have a wine tasting passport ($25). Passports will include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. 100 Flagler Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169. http://visitnsbfl.com/.

 

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Allison Leslie is a University of South Florida graduate with a bachelors degree in Mass Communications. She joined Genesis in 2016. With a passion for sports, Allison has interned with 620 WDAE, Pewter Report, Trifecta Team: St. Petersburg Bowl, Bullscast, and many other publications. Being a native to the Bay Area, she has followed and supported Tampa Bay teams her whole life.