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Spotlight: Fringe Fest, Cosplay, Smart Car Show and Buddhism 101

Image: Rachel Parker Photography, MegaCon Convention FB page
Image: Rachel Parker Photography, MegaCon Convention FB page

It's week two of the gigantic stage arts festival, Orlando Fringe. Week one saw artists from all over the world performing their original stage shows day and night. You can catch these shows all weekend long at Loch Haven Park.

The South East’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event, attracting over 100,000 fans each year, Megacon, is taking place all weekend at the Orange County Convention Center.

A gift shop in College Park is holding the grand opening of its new Winter Garden location this weekend. A place for gifts and home decor, Driftwood Market's grand opening party is Saturday 11 to 4 at 46 W. Plant Street.

Did you know the teeny tiny Smart Car's origins dates back to the early 70's when Swatch and Mercedes teamed up together for a special project? There's more to this little Smart Car than its unique shape and size. Look at customized Smart Cars and talk with their owners during the Smart Car Meetup Saturday 11 to 1 at Ace Cafe in downtown Orlando.

Ever wondered what Buddhism is all about? Curious to learn how to calm the craziness in life? Attend the Introduction to Buddhism class Sunday 9:30 to 11:00 at Guang Ming Temple.