Sizzling September’s 2011 Newsletter Issue 35

September 2011                                                                       Issue 35

 You think the only people who are people, are the people who look and think like you. But if
 you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you never knew you never knew. – Pocahontas

The 16th Annual Epcot

 International Food and Wine Festival

“Passport to a World of Flavors”

September 30 – November 13, 2011

Celebrating its 16th year, the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be held from September 30 – November 13th.  Your Epcot admission is all that’s needed to participate in this popular venue.

The Festival Welcome Center features a Wine Shop where you can purchase your favorite selection as well as other event souvenirs.

There are marketplaces featuring food, wine and beer. The appetizer-sized portions usually range in price from $3.00 – $7.00 and provide the perfect opportunity to try the traditional cuisine from around the world.

This year’s International Food and Wine Festival will play host to seminars, tasting events and sumptuous dinners overseen by top Disney Chefs as well as renowned guest Chefs.

Over the course of the Festival, there will be 1,200 beer and wine seminars scheduled with complimentary samples.

  *All celebrity guests, events and dinners are subject to change without notice.

 Tip: Purchase a Food and Wine Festival gift card to pay your way around the World Showcase. It’s much easier than trying to dig for cash or credit cards as you go from location to location


Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party-

 September: 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30, 2011

This Halloween, join Mickey and his friends at the Magic Kingdom for 24 nights of “not so scary” fun at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. The Magic Kingdom is transformed into a kid-friendly “Spooky” Party. There will be Halloween fireworks and a specially themed parade starring all of your favorite Disney characters. Guests, especially children, are invited to wear costumes. However, guests are asked to choose costumes that are not obstructive to the child’s view or that may be offensive to other park guests. Face painting is available for children in Toontown.  It is located across from Pete’s Garage.  This face painting station is always here, but there’s no charge during the Party!  Keep in mind that this is popular and there may be a long wait.


 Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream Tickets

 September 9-11th, Amway Center,        

 400 W Church St, Orlando, FL. 

    (check their website for times and tickets)


                  Amway Center 

 So You Think You Can Dance-Saturday, September 17, 2011–Starring this season’s finalists.


                            Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre

                                    Elvis Costello – 7:30 pm – Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 



   Florida Ranch Rodeo Finals & Cowboy

                   Heritage Festival

                                                                  Sep 30 – Oct 01, 2011 

 Festival on Saturday 10am-6pm – Rodeo starts at 7pm on Friday and Saturday

Admission: Rodeo $10.00, Children 10 and under are free, Festival is free

 Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34744. The family can enjoy a Ranch Horse Competition from 10am-2pm on Saturday. Don’t miss some great stampede races, bronc riding, arts and crafts, living history exhibits, beef cook-off, whip popping and much more


A Sanctioned Florida Senior Games


September 10-17, 2011 


The cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud look forward to welcoming you to our 2011 Official Senior Games. This is one of the best competitive opportunities for athletes age 50 and over in the state. We know you’ll enjoy your visit here whether you’re a participant or as a spectator. To see all the fun things to do while you’re in the Kissimmee area, please see




Tampa Bay Lightning Set to Play Preseason


                  Game in Orlando

                                                                       Amway Center 

The Tampa Bay Lightning will host the St. Louis Blues at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, September 21 at 7 p.m. The game will mark the fifth time in franchise history the Lightning will play an exhibition game down the I-4 corridor in Orlando. Tickets for the game start as low as $10. Packages that include the Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge or dinner in Jernigan’s restaurant are available. For ticket information, or to purchase tickets, fans should visit, the Amway Center Box Office or call 1.800.745.3000 is your one source for the purchase, sale and renovation of Disney area real estate and vacation rental properties. Since 1990, we at have honed our skill, expertise and knowledge in the unique Disney-area resort market. If you are a buyer or investor, our agents are    here to represent you through the entire transaction.


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                      “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results” – Willie Nelson