Say bye-bye to January, it’s time for February (that means time for Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, Love Your Shorts Film Festival and some other awesome events and reasons to celebrate!). But first, let’s see what this last weekend holds for us!

6 Fun Things to do on the weekend of January 30 – February 1 in Sanford


1. 32nd  Annual Woman’s Club Spaghetti Fundraiser

When: Jan 30, 5-8pm

Where: Woman’s Club of Sanford, 309 South Oak Avenue, Sanford

What: For 32 years the club has hosted a fundraiser to serve spaghetti to our community. Meal includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and a drink. Take-out available!

Admission: Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years old.

More Info: Email


2. Laser Nights

When: Friday, Jan 30 & Saturday, Jan 31

Where: Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College, 100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford

What: The Buehler Planetarium is proud to present “Laser Nights”! I had the pleasure of seeing a laser light show this week and LOVED it! We even brought the kids (4 and 20 months) and they sat through the whole show and were excited!

***Laser Show Schedule***

Friday, Jan. 30
— 7 p.m.: Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”
— 8 p.m.: Pink Floyd’s “The Wall”

Saturday, Jan. 31
— 9 p.m.: “Laser Vinyl”
— 10 p.m.: “Hypnotica,” Ambient & Techno

Admission: Please bring cash! $10 for adults, $8 for students (K-12/college) and adults 55+, and $5 for Seminole State faculty, staff, and students with valid ID. Kids are free.

More Info: For more information please visit


3. Touch and Go

When: January 30, 31 – 7:30pm and February 1—2:30pm

Where: Princess Theater, 115 West 1st Street, Sanford

What: Creative Sanford Inc., home of Celery Soup, Florida Folk Life Play will be restaging our inaugural production, “Touch and Go” to celebrate its 5 year anniversary.

“Touch and Go” tells the stories of the people of Sanford, Florida: Their struggles, their victories, their losses and their indomitable spirit. Through the eyes of the Navy Pilot, we discover Sanford’s tenacity, strength and courage. “Touch and Go” features a cast of local actors, all ages, from all parts of Central Florida, in a full-length production with original music. “Touch and Go” promises to make you laugh out loud and touch your heart in this riveting production that is all about Sanford, and all about you.

Admission: $15

More InfoView exclusive pictures of the rehearsal! and click here to get your tickets

pub-crawl4. Sanford Pub Invasion: Snug Up

When: Friday, Jan 30, 8pm-2am

Where: Downtown Sanford

What: A fun themed pub crawl through some of Sanford’s most popular bars. Buy your tickets at any of the participating bars (ideally before the event). We have 6 participating bars, not all have liquor, we break down the drink vouchers as follows: 5 drinks vouchers. One call drink (liquor bars) or premium beer or glass of wine up to $5 value at each stop.

  • Little Fish – Huge Pond
  • The Breezeway
  • Wops Hops Brewing Co.
  • Celery City Craft
  • West End Trading Co.
  • Fat Rats Lounge

Admission: $20

More InfoClick here for more info!

winter-sky-festival5. Winter Sky Festival

When: Saturday, Jan 31, 5-11pm

Where: Seminole State College of Florida – Planetarium – 100 Weldon Boulevard, Sanford

What: It’s that time of year again! The Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State is proud to present the 2015 Winter Sky Festival!

Once again, we will be hosting several of Orlando’s delicious food trucks in the star party area, so bring a hearty appetite for food and fun.

Most importantly (like at all planetarium star parties), admission to the event is completely free! There will be plenty of space in the star party area for visitors to bring chairs and blankets. Because of the high likelihood of cool temperatures during the event, we recommend wearing warm clothing and bringing hot beverages.

The event will take place in the faculty and staff parking lot adjacent to building B and the planetarium, just off College Drive on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The food trucks will be set up in the parking lot adjacent to the star party area, and visitors can park in the lots in front of building B.

Admission: Free

More Info: or contact planetarium at 407.708.2360

Picture by John Pierce Jr.

Picture by John Pierce Jr.

6. Celery City Cruisers

When: Saturday, Jan 31, 5pm-9pm

Where: RiverWalk in Sanford by the Marina on Seminole Blvd.

What: Join the oldest car club in Central Florida who has been doing monthly car cruises. Come down to the Riverwalk and enjoy some old tunes of the 50s-70s and see gorgeous oldtimers cruise along the Riverwalk. Bring a lawn chair and hang out with the Celery City Cruisers!

Admission: Free

More Info: Visit

Bonus Event:

Superbowl Party in Sanford FL

Last but not least: Football Fans, here’s an event for you! Watch the Superbowl this Sunday with a few NFL legends right here in Sanford, FL at Riverwalk Pizza’s Lake Forest location (5040 SR 46, Sanford, FL – 407-915-5559):


For even more events please visit our online events calendar or simply pull up all events on your Sanford365 App 😉