Here's what to do in Orlando this week


From a backyard recycling and composting workshop to an electronic DJ performance, there's plenty to enjoy in Orlando this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Kitchen recycling & backyard composting workshop

From the event description:

Come learn about our residential grease recycling program, public food waste drop-off locations and how to turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into nutrient rich compost at home.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: UF/IFAS Extension Education Center, 6021 S. Conway Road
Admission: Free
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Big Three Roll Up tailgate

From the event description:

The hottest tailgate in all of Orlando to get you ready for the Gators versus Canes game to start the season.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, noon-10 p.m.
Where: 1420 W. Washington St.
Admission: $40
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Dirty South

From the event description:

Dirty South, a DJ and two-time Grammy nominated producer, has been on a journey to challenge every conventional mold around the electronic landscape.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 p.m.- Sunday, Aug. 25 2 a.m.
Where: Elixir Orlando, 9 W. Washington St.
Admission: $15
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