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WDW Radio Show #3 – Pecos Bill’s Story and Details, New Disney Cruise Line Ships, New and Disney Rumors!

DSI: Disney Scene Investigation of a favorite dining location filled with “hidden treasures”, 2 new ships for the Disney Cruise Line, news, rumors, trivia and more!

On this week’s show, we talk about this year’s “Magic Meets” event in Harrisburg, PA with founder Fred Block, who also joins Lou in the News and Views from WDW segment as well as his visit to the Walt Disney World Rumor Mill. Topics include Little Ones Travel Time, WDW Resort upgrades, Disney weddings, Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom at night, the Haunted Mansion and more. Another expert offers her opinion as we discuss the new ships slated for the Disney Cruise Line. We do a “Disney Scene Investigation” of a favorite dining location filled with “hidden treasures” and wonderful details. Thanks for tuning in!

Book CoverMelody Time movie posterMelody Time (Disney Gold Classic

Collection) (1948)

Segments include: “Once Upon a Wintertime,” two lovers rescued from an icy river by friendly animals; “Bumble Boogie,” bee beset by musical instruments and symbols come to life; “Johnny Appleseed,” story of the legendary pioneer tree-planter; “Trees,” mood piece set to musical treatment of Joyce Kilmer’s poem; “Little Toot,” story of a heroic little tugboat who saves an ocean liner; “Blame it on the Samba,” Donald Duck and Jose Carioca have the blues blown away at a Latin cafe; “Pecos Bill,” story of the legendary cowpoke, his trusty mount Widowmaker and his sweetheart Slue Foot Sue.

Visit DisneyWorld.com for more information about the Little Ones Travel Time in Walt Disney World from September 6 – Oct. 28, 2007.

During this special travel time, your family can dance and sing with Playhouse Disney in Concert presented by HUGGIES® and PULL-UPS®. Playhouse Disney favorites – The Doodlebops, Johnny and the Sprites and Dan Zanes – are just a few of the acts scheduled to appear. There will also be special Disney entertainment created just for you and your little one. ** Entertainment subject to change

Imagination Movers – Aug 13, 14 and Sept 18-24
Times: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm, 2:30 pm
Get your gears moving! With their high-energy rock/pop concert, this critically acclaimed, award-winning group from New Orleans rocks the house with dancing, games and catchy songs that are sure to make a “Gearhead” out of you.

Disney Live! Presents Mickey’s Magic Show!  Aug 15-19, 24-27
Times: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm
See Cinderella’s dress transform into a spectacular ball gown and Princess Jasmine levitate before your eyes when Mickey and friends join world-class magicians to perform amazing feats of magic from legendary Disney films.

The Doodlebops – Aug 20-23
Times: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm, 2:30 pm
Rock out with Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle! Bursting with song and dance, rhyme and jokes, this funky, candy-colored rock trio gets you out of your seat and on your feet, rockin’ and boppin’ to upbeat, memorable tunes.

The Wiggles – Aug 29 through Sept 1
Times: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
Laugh, dance and sing along with Greg, Murray, Anthony and Jeff as they join Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus, Wags the Dog, Captain Feathersword, and the Wiggly Dancers for this engaging, fun-filled live performance.

Johnny and the Sprites – Sept 2-10
Times: 10:00 am, 11 :15 am, 1 :15 pm, 2 :30 pm
Come see Johnny’s treehouse live on stage! Sing along with Johnny and magical sprites Ginger and Basil as they entertain and inspire, teaching little ones to make music, make friends and find the magic within themselves.

Ralph’s World – Sept 11-16
Times: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm, 2:30 pm
Innovative kid’s music artist and recent Grammy nominee, Ralph is sure to win the hearts of young and old alike. With smooth and rowdy rock ‘n’ roll rhythms and inventive lyrics, Ralph’s songs are fun for all ages.

Dan Zanes and Friends – Sept 25-30
Times: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm, 2:30 pm
Have as much fun as the kids! Dan Zanes’ 21st century all-ages folk music is the perfect excuse for children and adults to sing and dance along with wild abandon. Come see Dan and friends perform songs off their latest album, “Catch That Train.”

Seven Walt Disney World Resort area renovation projects under way – The seven Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels currently are undergoing $100M in renovations. Visit DowntownDisneyHotels.com for more information and reservations.

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings – Disney recently unveiled their new Honeymoon Registry, a Cinderella Designer Doll, and new bridal line.

For more information, call 407-939-7776 or visit the Web site at disneyhoneymoonregistry.com

For more information on Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings, contact 321/939-4623, or visit disneyweddings.com

To learn more about the Disney bridal line, read an article on the Orlando Sun-Sentinel.

Flower Power Concert Series at Epcot during the 14th annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The Flower Power concert series runs from April 5 – June 3 at the 14th annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival in Walt Disney World Resort. Concerts are held daily at the America Gardens Theatre at [5:45], [7:00] and 8:15 p.m. and are included with regular Epcot admission. This year’s performers (subject to change) include:

April 5-9 — Paul Revere and the Raiders (I’m Not Your Steppin’ Stone, Peace of Mind)
April 10-14 — Tony Orlando in Concert (Knock Three Times, Tie a Yellow Ribbon)
April 15-18 — The Buckinghams (Kind of a Drag, Don’t You Care)
April 19-21 — The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie (Happy Together, You Baby)
April 22-24 — The Box Tops (Soul Deep, Cry Like a Baby)
April 25-28 — The Tokens (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
April 29-May 1 — Peter & Gordon (A World without Love)
May 2-3 — Jose Feliciano (Poquita Fe, Usted)
May 4-5 — Petula Clark (Downtown)
May 6-10 –Nelson ((I Can’t Live Without your) Love and Affection, After the Rain)
May 11-15 — Davy Jones (Daydream Believer, Girl)
May 16-19 — B.J. Thomas (Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head, Hooked on A Feeling)
May 20-22 — The Grass Roots featuring Rob Grill (Let’s Live for Today, Midnight Confessions)
May 23-26 — The Guess Who (No Time, American Woman)
May 27 — The SOS Band (Take Your Time (Do It Right), Just Be Good to Me)
May 28-30 — Gary Puckett (Woman, Woman, Young Girl)
May 31-June 3 — Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone (I’m Henry VIII I Am, Mrs Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter)