Harlem Globetrotters Comes to the UCF CFE Arena 12/2 + Ticket Giveaway


On the heels of taking their unparalleled entertainment to capacity crowds overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters will return with their one-of-a-kind show to CFE Arena on December 2 at 2 pm.  Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball – they are the ultimate in family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages.

The Globetrotters show will feature a star-studded roster, including Showmen like Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, Ant Atkinson, and Hammer Harrison, as well as fan favorites Firefly Fisher, Bull Bullard, Thunder Law and Cheese Chisholm. To match the growing popularity of the Globetrotters’ female stars, the team will also bring the largest female roster in team history to fans across North America – including TNT Lister, Hoops Green, Torch George, Swish Young, and Mighty Mortimer. After virtually every game, the Harlem Globetrotters remain on the court for autographs and photographs with fans.

Tickets start at $20 and can be found at Ticketmaster.com the CFE Arena box office or by phone at or by phone at 800-745-3000. For more information, please visit cfearena.com.  

For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site: harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter @Globies.



Now for the giveaway…..

FIVE readers are going to win 4 tickets to Harlem Globetrotters at the UCF  CFE Arena  on 12/2.

To enter, leave a comment stating whether you have a favorite Globetrotter.

I will give you additional entries for each of the following:

I will end this giveaway on 11/10 at 5 pm EST

ICE! at Gaylord Palms Resort Featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles Schulz


Once again, ICE ! is back through January 1 at Gaylord Palm Resort in Kissimmee Florida. This year it is featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles Schulz.


Guests will join Charlie Brown while he rediscovers the true meaning of Christmas as this beloved classic story unfolds through interactive ice sculptures and displays.


Two million pounds of ice are hand-carved to create iconic scenes with the Peanuts gang including their holiday play rehearsal, Snoopy’s decorated doghouse and Charlie Brown choosing the perfect Christmas tree, all inside a frosty 9-degree environment!


Plus make sure you look for the On the Blocks ICE bar, the exclusive bar inside ICE!  Enjoy three select beverage samplings:  The Jolly Mint specialty drink featuring Jackson Morgan Southern Cream and Hangar One Vodka; a Goose Island Beer; plus a Merry Margarita featuring Milagro Tequila. Ambient lighting, music and fun photo opportunities set the mood for this unique VIP experience.


Christmas at Gaylord Palms wouldn’t be complete without indoor snow tubing. Alpine Rush is back this year along with Cosmic Snow Tubing and new Down with the Decades. Guests will be able to zoom down an eight-lane tubing hill that’s fun for all ages and covered in real snow. Cosmic tubing turns up the fun with flashing LED lights and high-spirited holiday music while Down with the Decades blasts popular music from past decades.


The resort’s stunning atrium will welcome guests to experience A Christmas Wish, a new six-minute light show where narration, classic holiday music and dazzling visual effects converge to create a spirited seasonal celebration. This free show is centered around the new, incredible 60-foot LED-lit Christmas tree towering above Emerald Plaza.

Photo op with the cast after the show

Along with these new holiday offerings, guests can delight in the return of Cirque Dreams Unwrapped. Back by popular demand, Broadway director and Cirque Dreams Founder Neil Goldberg brings his famed entertainment brand to Orlando for the second year in a row. In a show created exclusively for Gaylord Palms, this year’s captivating production “unwraps” an exciting new experience with breathtaking artistry from around the world.  All ages will enjoy this uniquely inspired 25-minute Christmas fable presented with Cirque Dreams renowned theatricality, spectacle and imagination.

Packages are on sale today. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to ChristmasatGaylordPalms.com.   Gaylord Palms Resort is located five minutes from the gates of Walt Disney World at 6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL 34746.

Register for the Free LEGO School Bus Model Build


Registration is now open for the FREE LEGO School Bus Model Build on September 6 and 7 at your local LEGO Store.

Bass Pro Shop Gone Fishing Event June 18 & 19


Stop by Bass Pro Shop on June 18 & 19 from noon–4 pm and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon at their Catch and Release Pond.   You will even get a certificate for catching your very first fish.


Then make sure you get a photo taken of you and your catch from the Catch and Release Pond between noon–5 pm.

Free Lego Mini Winner’s Podium Make & Take


Stop into Toys R Us on June 18th between 11 am – 1 pm to take part in the FREE Lego Mini Winner’s Podium Make & Take.