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Orlando -- It's easier than ever to get from Orlando to The Islands of the Bahamas. BahamasAir now has as many as three flights daily nonstop to Nassau, as well as twice-weekly flights to Freeport on Grand Bahama Island.
Orlando -- On April 19, 2017, Gatorland broke ground on what will become an off-road adventure.
Orlando -- Beverages from the Kona Brewing Company will be on the menu at Jake's American Bar for its next beer dinner.
Mount Dora -- If you looooove wine and good food, book yourself a seat at this special wine dinner at 1921 by Norman Van Aken.
Orlando -- SeaWorld Orlando will host a weeks-long Saturdays-only Seven Seas Food Festival featuring food, wine, craft beer and entertainment.
Orlando -- Mark Boor, executive of the restaurant Paddlefish, will teach a cooking class the Publix Aprons School in Orlando's Dr. Phillips neighborhood.
Cocoa Beach -- This beach town on Florida's Space Coast will host the first Cocoa Beach Uncorked in June 2017.
Orlando -- Master sommelier George Miliotes, who created the original wine programs for Disney's California Grill and Darden's Seasons 52, will open a namesake enterprise, Wine Bar George, in fall 2017.
Orlando -- Bakers and would-be pastry chefs, put October 13 to 15, 2017, in your calendars. The Americas Cake Fair will be at the Orange County Convention Center.
Orlando -- For the eighth year in a row, the Swan-Dolphin hotel, located on Disney World property, will host the two-day Food & Wine Classic this fall.
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