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Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 4:11 pm

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Apr
26
Thu
State of the City Address
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Mayor Nick Girone will be presenting his 2018 annual State of the City Address for Mount Dora on Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:00 p.m. at the W. T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly Street in the Community Room.
Topics of his address will include many accomplishments for the city, parking and hotels, development in Mount Dora, Emergency Services, the excitement of our Wolf Branch Innovation District, development of the Golden Triangle area and expansion of Trails and Roads into the city.
For more information, please contact Public Information Officer, Lisa McDonald at mcdonaldl@cityofmountdora.com

Apr
28
Sat
Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament
Apr 28 @ 4:30 am – 11:00 am

Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter will be hosting a golf tournament fundraiser on Mission Inn’s Las Colinas course Saturday, April 28th, at 8:30 a.m. to benefit local veteran-based housing effort.
Registration is now open for Habitat’s ChariTee Golf Tournament, featuring a day of golf on one of the prestigious Mission Inn courses and an awards luncheon on-site. To register, you can go to www.habitatls.org/charitee2018, email matt@habitatls.org, or call at 352-483-0434 x146. Tickets are $125 for an individual or $500 for a foursome and include a round of play as well as the meal afterwards.
Check in starts at 7:45 a.m. as well as the putting competition before the shotgun start. During the day, players will be competing for Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin, and the winning overall foursome will receive a “Night on the Town” prize package.
The proceeds from this event will be used to further Habitat’s veterans housing initiatives in the community, including the Veterans Village in Umatilla, FL. Other programs that will be supported by this event are the Preservation and Repair efforts and the newly-formed Youth Construction Academy.
To Donate, Volunteer or Serve: please email us at: office@habitatls.org, or call (352) 483-0434 and we will connect you with the appropriate staff that will assist you with your needs.

Apopka Art and Foliage Festival
Apr 28 @ 5:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 57th annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival will be held at Kit Land Nelson Park, 35 S. Park Avenue in Apopka Saturday, April 28th (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Sunday, April 29th (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Admission is free, the $5 parking fee benefits Boy Scout Troops of America. The Festival is sponsored by GFWC Apopka Woman’s Club and The City of Apopka. All proceeds from the festival are used to support various needs within the City of Apopka. Check the website at www.apopkaartandfoliagefestival.org to view the organizations and programs that were prior beneficiaries.

Blueberry Festival
Apr 28 @ 5:00 am – 1:00 pm

The City of Mount Dora is proud to be the site for the 4th Annual Blueberry Festival, the weekend of April 28th and 29th!
The City of Mount Dora supports agriculture in Lake County and is the host to a growing festival celebrating this antioxidant superfood! Blueberries have come into demand and in much of Florida, there are several berry varieties specific to the climate. Florida sustains a current crop of 17 million pounds of blueberries and that number continues to grow.
The Festival will feature a blueberry pancake and waffle breakfast, a pie-eating contest, 100 vendors, music, a chance to buy blueberry plants, fun for the kids and even blueberry wine and craft beers. This event is free to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
For more information head to www.mtdorablueberryfestival.com

Authors and Artists
Apr 28 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

Lake County Historical Society & Museum presents Authors and Artists on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse, 317 W. Main Street, Tavares FL 32778.
Popular area authors and artists will be on hand to highlight their original sculpture, paintings and sketch work as well as books of Florida history and fiction.
Free event, open to the general public. There is plenty of free parking across the street in the parking garage.
For more information, please contact the Museum office at (352) 343-9890.

Authors and Artists
Apr 28 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

Lake County Historical Society & Museum presents Authors and Artists on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse, 317 W. Main Street, Tavares FL 32778.
Popular area authors and artists will be on hand to highlight their original sculpture, paintings and sketch work as well as books of Florida history and fiction.
Free event, open to the general public. There is plenty of free parking across the street in the parking garage.
For more information, please contact the Museum office at (352) 343-9890.

Spring Fling
Apr 28 @ 6:00 am – 11:00 am

The “Annual Spring Fling” sponsored by the Friends of the East Lake County Library is April 28th at the East Lake County Library, 31340 CR437 South, Sorrento, FL.
The fun starts at 10:00am -3:00pm. There is bluegrass music by the Blackwater Creek Bluegrass Band, book sale, bake sale, food and soft drinks, and a chance drawing.
Rent a booth for $5.00 for arts and craft sale, yard sale and business expos. Proceeds from this fundraiser go directly to the library for children and adult programs.
Questions call 352-735-0646. Everyone is Welcome!

Spring Carnival
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post 1992 is having a Spring Carnival on Saturday April 28th, from 2:00 – 5:00 PM. There will be Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Balloons, Slushies, Bounce House, Games & more. Bring your children, grandchildren and their friends.
This Carnival will be held at our Amvets Post 1992 located on 32201 Amvets Way, Mt. Dora Way, Mt. Dora. We are located on Lake Saunders next to Lake Receptions. For information call 352 483-3327, or visit our website: www.AmvetsPost1992.org

Seuss-a-bration @ South Creek Branch
Apr 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Celebrate the spectacular works of Dr. Seuss with this unique event, combining the various stories of Seuss through song and performance. Presented by Actors Reaching Out. Ages 2–6.

Apr
29
Sun
Blueberry Festival
Apr 29 @ 5:00 am – 1:00 pm

The City of Mount Dora is proud to be the site for the 4th Annual Blueberry Festival, the weekend of April 28th and 29th!
The City of Mount Dora supports agriculture in Lake County and is the host to a growing festival celebrating this antioxidant superfood! Blueberries have come into demand and in much of Florida, there are several berry varieties specific to the climate. Florida sustains a current crop of 17 million pounds of blueberries and that number continues to grow.
The Festival will feature a blueberry pancake and waffle breakfast, a pie-eating contest, 100 vendors, music, a chance to buy blueberry plants, fun for the kids and even blueberry wine and craft beers. This event is free to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
For more information head to www.mtdorablueberryfestival.com