Here’s a rundown of some of the most popular events coming to the entertainment complex:
FLOREX Florida Stamp Show, Dec. 13-15: Hosted by the Central Florida Stamp Club, one of the largest stamp shows in the Southeast comes to the Events Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and until 3 p.m. Sunday. Some 35 dealers will occupy close to 50 booths, and the show will feature over 2,000 pages of material, many celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Other fun parts of the show include a youth area with Buckets of Stamps, a U.S. Postal Service booth, door prizes, and a grand prize to be awarded at 2:30pm Sunday. Specific times and places for exhibits can be found at www.FLOREXStampShow.com.
The American Youth Cheerleading National Championships, Dec. 13-15: In conjunction with the American Youth Football national championships happening at the same time at the Austin-Tindall Sports Complex, this national competition comes to the Silver Spurs Arena. Like the football teams, over 200 Cheer, Dance and Step squads from the eight AYC divisions across the country have qualified to compete for national championships. Tickets are $37 for adults, $22 for ages 7 through 15, 6 and under are free and parking is free. For more information check out www.AmericanYouthFootball.com/cheer.
The Hats Off To Mothers Holiday Shopping Extravaganza, Dec. 14, noon to 4 p.m.: The holiday bazaar will feature music, raffles and other fun, and, of course, shopping … aisles and aisles of shopping! There will be jewelry, clothing, arts and crafts, custom art, candles, ornaments, essential oils and hair accessories among the sale items. The event is free and so is the parking, but toy donations will be accepted to give to the needy for Christmas.
Manor Professional Wrestling Dinner, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.: Manor Wrestling prides itself on being The Ultimate Fine Dining and Pile Driving Experience, providing wrestling with class and character. Enjoy wonderful food from the Manor Kitchen while watching the battle between good and evil for the Manor Medallion. Following the disappearance of Lady Golden Eyes and the exile of Lord Darkness, the villages have crumbled and now every warrior is for themselves. It is up to you, to encourage your favorite warriors, and may the best one win. Tickets are $43 to $60 for adults, $37 to $47 for kids ages 4 to 12, $75 for couples and $145 for a group or family of 4. For more information go to www.ManorProWrestling.com.
Yu-Gi-Oh Regional Championship, Dec. 21, 9 p.m.: The area’s best players of the trading card game Yu-Gi-Oh will descend on Heritage Park to compete for prizes and invites to the World Championship Qualifier while spending the day dueling, trading and spending a say with their Yu-Gi-Oh playing friends. There will also be several public events, including competitive and casual events and tournaments specifically for players 12 and under. For information on becoming a competitive Yu-Gi-Oh player go to www.YuGiOh-card.com.
Mecum Kissimmee Auto Auction 2020, Jan. 2-12: The annual Car-A-Palooza will take over nearly every part of OHP space. This year, the world’s largest car auction even has something for classic movie enthusiasts. This year’s focal piece is the 1968 Ford Mustang GT, driven by Steve McQueen in the classic film Bullitt. When it crosses the auction block it should become one of the most valuable American-model collector cars to ever go to RIGHT HERE in Kissimmee. That will highlight 10 days of car auctions, along with the annual Road Art auctions on Jan. 6, 10 and 11. Reduced rate tickets can be purchased in advance at Mecum.com, and bidders can register in advance online. Parts of the final weekend will be televised live on the NBC Sports Network. For more on how to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com, or call (262) 275-5050.