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5 fun things to do this weekend (Dec. 6 - 8)

Stormtroopers in Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Posted at 7:05 AM, Dec 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 12:54:42-05

ORLANDO, Fla. — 1) Star Wars - Rise of the Resistance - Orlando
Ride Disney's Hollywood Studio's latest attraction. The attraction immerses you into the Star Wars universe so you feel like you're actually in a real-life Star Wars movie. You'll come within inches of bad guys, be interrogated by the First Order on a Star Destroyer hanger bay with 50 menacing storm troopers looking on. Propelled through the ship in a trackless vehicle and more. Lines were long on Thursday, and there was period the ride was shutdown for adjustments be reopened about an hour later.

2) Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade - Northern Palm Beach County
Saturday, Dec. 7 the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach Country's 20th Holiday Boat Parade kicks off in North Palm Beach. The parade is led by a Zambelli traveling Fireworks Display. The parade will pass by North Palm Beach Country Club around 6 p.m. and arrive around the Jupiter LIghthouse around 8 p.m. If you donate toys to the Marines by sea those items will benefit Toys for Tots. If you donate by land, they will benefit Little Smiles who is hoping to touch 10,000 lives this year.

3) Wellington Holiday Parade
Line Forest Hill Blvd. on Sunday, Nov. 8 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. as one of the biggest holiday parades around makes it way through the heart of Wellington. Santa is slated to make an appearance.

4) Light Up the Park - Boynton Beach
Celebrate the holiday spirit Saturday, Dec.7 as they Light Up The Park directly following Boynton Beach's Holiday Parade. The Banyan Trees in Dewey Park will illuminate with sparkling lights between 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Scheduled festivities include, live music from the band Making Faces, libations and light bites, children’s activities, and a special visit from Santa Claus.

5) The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Jupiter

It's a Tony Award®-winning musical where the audience chooses the ending each night. The outcome is deliciously thrilling, fresh and unexpected each time. It's based on an unfinished Charles Dickens' novel where the young and charming Edwin Drood has by murdered. The audience votes on 'who done it' and the end result changes the each show. The production runs now, through Dec. 19. Tickets start at $62 plus taxes and fee.