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    Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: Greg Warmoth Reindeer Run Bring the family out for the best Holiday Fun Run in the area for over 20 years. The Greg Warmoth Reindeer Run takes place Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at SeaWorld Orlando. Run or walk the awesome route through SeaWorld to the sound of holiday bells, and finish in a Runner wonderland with holiday treats for all finishers!  Orlando Blues & Jazz Festival Enjoy a day of live blues & jazz during the holiday season! Eat from 15 food trucks, shopping from vendors, meet Santa, experience the kid-zone, and more! Performances by Olyvya Kells & The Live Vibe All Stars, The Smokin Torpedoes, The conglomerate, Ramona The Band and Troy Sax. Jingle Jam Bring your family and pets to celebrate the holidays in Historic Downtown Sanford! Festivities include LIVE MUSIC on 3 Stages, Holiday Vendors, Carnival Games, A Magic Show, Pictures with Santa, 15+ Gourmet Food Trucks, & so much more!  Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: Gingerbread & Craft Beer Pairing Winter Park Christmas Boat Parade and Water Ski Show 6th Annual Violectric Holiday Show Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Laurel talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: Central Florida International Auto Show The 2019-Model Central Florida International Auto Show is set to cruise more than 400 new cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs and more into the Orange County Convention Center for Thanksgiving weekend.  Holiday Makers Market Jump start your holiday shopping at the Holiday Makers Market in Windermere. You will get to meet a diverse group of talented artists and purchase some of their one of a kind creations. Art, Pottery, Wood, Textiles, Glass, Metal, Jewelry, Leather, Paper, Upcycle and more!  FusionFest FusionFest is a free two-day celebration in Downtown Orlando that features a kaleidoscopic fusion of aromas, sights, sounds, tastes, textures and fascinating short films that represent the diverse origins and heritages of our community. Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: Now Snowing - Celebration Ribbit the Exhibit at Leu Gardens Christmas at Gaylord Palms Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/ 
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: Festival Calle Orange 2018 Festival Calle Orange celebrates its 20-year anniversary in Downtown Orlando on October 28, 2018 with a day of Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music. People come from all over the United States to attend this one-day event. Highlighting 3 action packed stages with over 40 artists and closing down 10 city blocks to enjoy music, food, dancing, and fun.   9th Annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns to celebrate its ninth year October 26-28, featuring interactive seminars, two outdoor evening causeway events and the Sunday Bubbles Brunch. This year’s menus feature returning fan favorites alongside creative new dishes and offer attendees more than 90 food and beverage stations, 10 seminars and five themed areas to enjoy.   HOWL-O-WEEN Dog Walk-a-Thon and Canine Costume Contest Franklin’s Friends is proud to present the fifth annual HOWL-O-WEEN Dog Walk-a-Thon and Canine Costume Contest on October 27 from 9 am to noon at Secret Lake Park in Casselberry. The event will feature a leisurely dog walk, canine costume contest, adoptable dogs, pet-friendly vendors, raffles, and more!  Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: Spooky Empire Plazaween 2018 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: Creative City Project Presents “IMMERSE 2018” Central Florida’s signature arts event returns for its 7th year to the heart of Downtown Orlando as The Creative City Project presents “IMMERSE 2018” on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20. This year’s event showcases more than 1,000 artists from over 100 arts organizations in the streets and public spaces along Orange Avenue, Church Street and Pine Street on Friday and Saturday from 5pm-11pm, with experiences opening at Noon on Saturday. New large-scale, interactive installations make IMMERSE 2018 more immersive than ever.   Sloth Week at Wild Florida With a mission to promote a connection with animals that inspires education and conservation, Sloth Week at Wilde Florida is dedicated to educating guests on our two-toed sloths, their unique personalities, and how we can help preserve their environment in the wild through fun games and activities. This Friday and Saturday you’ll enjoy free admission to our Gator and Wildlife Park to celebrate the slowest week of the year with sloth-themed games and activities you and your family will love.    Celebration Oktoberfest On October 19th and 20th, Celebration Town Center transforms before your very eyes as the falling leaves of the season drop on Market Street during Oktoberfest. Listen for the rustling of leaves, relax by the lakeside and rock your troubles away, and enjoy the live music with family and friends in this one-of-a-kind themed extravaganza. Leaves fall daily at 7, 8, and 9 p.m. Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: Fall for Fun Carnival at Champions Gate Winter Springs ARToberFEST Pink Off Park  Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: 45th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival on October 13th & 14th is the only juried fine art festival exclusively featuring Florida artists. The community-oriented sidewalk show presents quality visual art and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy. The festival is held in beautiful Central Park located along historic Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park. Downtown Sanford Oktoberfest Historic Downtown Sanford comes to life for a German Street Party like no other! The party features authentic German food from Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café German restaurant, real imported German beer, live music, dancing, and more. Come Out With Pride 2018 The Most Colorful Parade and Festival is the most eagerly anticipated event of Pride Week and will feature more than 100 groups spanning a 1-mile route through downtown Orlando. Throughout the day, guests can enjoy live entertainment at multiple stages around the park, including celebrity headliners Betty Who and Crystal Waters. Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: 11th Annual Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival Taste of Nona 9th Annual Ride-For-RMHCCF Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: International Food & Drink Festival at Lake Eola This Sunday at Lake Eola the International Food & Drink Festival will fill downtown Orlando with live music, entertainment, eating contests, and authentic traditional cuisine from countries from all over the world! Admission and parking are free!   Sanford Jazz in the Park Music & Food Festival At Sanford’s inaugural Jazz in the Park music & food festival in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford’s Centennial Park you’ll enjoy food, drink, music and fun all while raising money for local charities! Wekiva Island’s 10 Year Anniversary Luau with Kona Brewing Co. Step outside and celebrate 10 years of Wekiva Island with a Hawaiian Luau on the Wekiva River. Live hula dancers, tons of prizes & Kona Brewing Company beer specials Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: Downtown Arts District Presents La Maschera Goes Steampunk The Great Orlando Cocktail Party Yoga in the Mennello Museum Sculpture Garden Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando Guests of all ages can join the Halloween fun with everyone’s favorite furry friends from Sesame Street, a Halloween Dance Party, meet whimsical characters inspired by the sea, and take part in fun-filled trick-or-treating in the park. St. Jude Walk at Fun Spot Orlando 2018 Join St. Jude, Fun Spot Orlando and WFTV 9 Family Connection at Fun Spot's Orlando location on Saturday, September 22nd for the Orlando St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Orange County Brewers 1st Beerthday Party Get ready to rejoice brew crew. Orange County Brewers is celebrating one year of top-notch beer with a special 1st “Beerthday” Party including in-house releases, chowing down on Red Claw lobster rolls and pizza pies, playing fun games and jamming to live music. The Beerthday Party is free and open to the public, family and pet friendly, with plenty of parking nearby.   Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: One Hope United Duck Derby International TICA Cat Show - Ragdolls Around the World Smithsonian's Museum Day at American Space Museum Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/  
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: Halloween Horror Nights Get ready to scream! Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida will run for a record-breaking 36 select nights from September 14 to November 3 and feature the most haunted houses in event history. Cinematic greats, slasher films, cult classics and original nightmares inspired by the past will come to life as guests face 10 disturbingly real haunted houses, five sinister scare zones and more.  Art & Music in the Park and The Food Truck Bazaar Get something to eat on one of the dozen food trucks from the Food Truck Bazaar and shop at the local businesses and artisan booths selling unique jewelry, photography, ceramics, paintings, and many other great products. SoDo After Dark Enjoy a night of live music, food and drinks in SoDo. Your ticket includes lite bites included, but drinks are on you, Orlando Brewing will provide the beer and Swirlery Wine Bar will have wine and more.   Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com/entertainment/icflorida-weekend-events-forecast-for-september-14-16-2018/833115627 3 More Fun Things: Central Florida Fall Home & Garden Expo 2018 Fall Out Boy at the Amway Center A Night with The Collector  Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com.
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party brings the magic closer to fans than ever before through dynamic and immersive moments that take place on the ice, in the air, and in the seats when the show comes to Amway Center in Orlando September 7-9, 2018 for six performances.    Rock the Universe  Rock the Universe, Florida’s biggest Christian music festival, returns September 7 and 8th for a weekend filled with faith and worship in the exhilarating atmosphere of Universal Studios Florida. Wine & Cheese Festival  Nothing goes better with wine than cheese, so Lakeridge Winery is celebrating this delicious pairing with our first annual Wine & Cheese Festival featuring live music, Lakeridge wine by the glass, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food is available for purchase. You'll also enjoy a special complimentary wine tasting including samples of cheese paired with some of their best selling wines.   Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://www.icflorida.com 3 More Fun Things: Clermont Sips and Salsa Festival Animals and Athletes Scott Joseph’s “Next Big Thing” Sous Chef Culinary Competition Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com. - http://www.icflorida.com/
  • Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week. Estee Martin talks through our top weekend picks early Friday morning on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley. icFlorida Fun 3: Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road Celebrating Irish song, dance, food and drink over the long Labor Day weekend, the Great Irish Hooley at a Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant in Disney Springs features performances by nine Irish bands and the new Raglan Road Irish Dance Troupe. Epcot International Food and Wine Festival One of America’s top food festivals since 1996, the 23rd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is a dine-around the Park extravaganza that will feature new and returning globally inspired sips and bites, new entertainment & dining events, and the chance to get your gourmet groove on at the nightly Eat to the Beat Concert Series shows. Sunburst Convention You won’t believe who you will see at the 16th Sunburst Convention of Celebrity Impersonators! The general public is invited to attend and rub elbows with the 'Just About Famous' stars to enjoy the unique, fun and one-of-a-kind entertainment Sunburst has to offer during the Celebrity Impersonators Showcase. Want to make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather? WFTV’s meteorologist Brian Shields is here to help! - https://bit.ly/2wyhlX7 3 More Fun Things: City of Casselberry Latin Jazz and Art Festival  Buckler's 29th Annual Christmas in September Craft A Night in Wakanda Stay in the know about what fun things are happening throughout Central Florida at icFlorida.com.
  • Laurel Lee

    Laurel Lee is the producer of Orlando's Morning News, Orlando's News at Noon and produces various Ask the Expert shows on the weekend.

    Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, she bleeds black and gold and is a huge Steeler and Penguins fan (though, let's not talk about the Pirates.) 

    Lured by the chance to escape ice and the dream of learning sound production, Laurel moved to Orlando to attend college. In 2012, she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Radio and Television Production and a job at News 96.5.

    Falling into radio was a bit of a happy accident, but she couldn't be more elated about it. A few days on the job and it was love. Laurel has been at News 96.5 since October of 2011.

    When she isn't working the air waves, Laurel loves rocking out at concerts, digging for new music to jam to, and riding her motorcycle.

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