Joe Daylor Photography407-409-8835
Joe Daylor Photography, 407-409-8835,
www.joedaylor.com. A photography class makes the perfect holiday gift for camera enthusiasts. Joe Daylor Photography is offering a Photography 101 course for those who want to understand the many functions of their digital SLR cameras. The three-hour class covers how the camera works, creative composition, aperture and shutter speeds, ISO and resolution, optics, lenses and focus, lighting and flash photography, as well as using the camera in manual mode to achieve full creative control. Class size is limited, and the cost is $99. Participants must bring their own camera.
Kids’ MusicRound950 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando 407-608-0911www.brellabag.com
Kids’ MusicRound, 4950 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, 407-608-0911, www.kidsmusicround.com, is a singing, laughing, giggling, jiggling, clapping, dancing, bouncing, fun-filled, award-winning music and movement experience for infants to children age 4. This young age is when children’s innate musical potential is actively developing. With the KMR children’s music program, parents can help bring out a child’s natural curiosity about music in a playful, encouraging class environment. In addition to gift certificates, KMR is offering a 10-week package that includes 10 music classes and materials for $130. Classes are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.
The Maile Image, Modeling & Acting School999 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park407-628-5989www.lisamaile.com
Since 1982, The Maile Image, Modeling & Act ing School, 999 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-628-5989, www.lisamaile.com, has been offering classes for children, teens and adults. The school specializes in the areas of image and confidence development, modeling and on-camera acting for TV, commercials and film. Specialized workshops in etiquette, casting, auditioning and more are offered. All classes are hands-on and taught by qualified industry experts. The school also offers a free, professional industry seminar that prepares clients for head shots, agents, booking jobs, auditions, avoiding scams and more. Gift certificates are available.
Mosquito Creek Outdoors 170 S. Washington Ave., Apopka407-464-2000www.mosquitocreekoutdoors.com
Mosquito Creek Outdoors, 170 S. Washington Ave., Apopka, 407-464-2000, www.mosquitocreekoutdoors.com, is not just a gun and tackle store, it offers clothing, jewelry, footwear and accessories for women; lodge décor; and WoodWick Candles. Mosquito Creek Outdoors has a great selection of skiwear, base layer, camouflage and footwear for cold-weather trips. The Outback building has everything one would need for camping, backpacking and fishing, as well as kayaks, canoes and paddleboards.
Office Furniture Outlet440 Kennedy Blvd., Orlando407-316-0101www.ofo-orlando.com
Office Furniture Outlet, 440 W. Kennedy Blvd., Orlando, 407-316-0101, www.ofo-orlando.com, is located in a beautiful 50,000-square-foot, air conditioned showroom near Lee and Wymore roads. Office Furniture Outlet features 50 percent off list prices of new and pre-owned, quality office furniture. Its giant sale is going on now, with additional discounts on already great prices for home and commercial offices. Operating hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Orange County Regional History Center45 E. Central Blvd., Orlando 407-836-8500www.thehistorycenter.org
Shoppers can give a gift made in Florida and share the Sunshine State. Shoppers can warm the heart of a loved one or friend this holiday season with a whimsical Florida-themed ornament or a gift at the Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 407- 836-8500, www.thehistorycenter.org. Holiday shoppers can find Florida-made items, including candy, wine, jams, spices and more at the Emporium gift store, which is open to the public.
Painting with a Twist6700 Conroy-Windermere Road, Suite 125, Orlando407-601-7800www.paintingwithatwist.com/orlando
This year, shoppers can give the gift of art. Painting with a Twist, 6700 Conroy-Windermere Road, Suite 125, Orlando, 407-601-7800, www.paintingwithatwist.com/orlando, offers a unique, creative gift idea for the holidays. Painting with a Twist provides the paint, canvas, brushes and a professional instructor to walk aspiring artists through the completion of a one-of-a-kind 16-inch-by-20-inch masterpiece to take home or give as a gift to someone special. Gift certificates for classes are available.
Parchment Gifts & Stationery7822 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando407-248-0750
Parchment Gifts & Stationery, 7822 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando, 407-248-0750, has been a favorite shopping spot for Orlando residents for more than 15 years. Parchment offers premier gift lines, such as Pandora, Vera Bradley, Brighton, Lindsay Phillips, Mariposa, Crane and Caspari, and other unique treasures not found anywhere else in Orlando. Shoppers can find the perfect gift that they never knew they were looking for. Parchment offers complimentary gift-wrapping, personal service and convenient parking to make shopping easier. Operating hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sunday from noon-5 p.m.
Ryan’s Hallmark Shops2433 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando407-297-8672 www.ryanshallmark.com
Ryan’s Hallmark Shops, 2433 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando, 407-297-8672, www.ryanshallmark.com, located next to Publix in MetroWest, carries the full line of Hallmark products, plus other favorite gift items. Gift ideas include Hallmark recordable storybooks, keepsake ornaments, DaVinci bead bracelets, wine glasses by Lolita, Willow Tree angels, Santas by Jim Shore and Yankee Candles. The Hunter’s Creek store now carries Life is Good shirts, caps and more. Ryan’s Hallmark is open daily and also has a location at the corner of Orange Avenue and Michigan Street in Orlando.
Whole Foods Market Phillips Crossing8003 Turkey Lake Road,Orlando 407-355-7100www.wholefoodsmarket.com/orlando
Whole Foods Market Phillips Crossing, 8003 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando, 407-355-7100, www.wholefoodsmarket.com/orlando, offers natural and organic gifts. With a great selection of wine, cheeses and chocolates from around the world, Whole Foods Market can help shoppers create a truly delicious gift. Whole Foods Market also offers floral arrangements, customized gift baskets and gift cards. Shoppers can now purchase gift boxes online to ship to friends and family across the country. For more information, visit www.wholefoodsmarket.com/giftbox on the Web.
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