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Calendar Of Events
October 2014
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Events for October 2014
Sep 12 Oct 5 "Arsenic and Old Lace"
Location: IceHouse Theatre, 1100 N. Unser St, Mount Dora
Description: Contact The Sonnentag Theatre @ 352-383-4616 Tues - Fri from 1 to 5 pm or info@icehousethreatre.com or visit www.icehousethreatre.com for show times and prices.
2 "Authors @ the Library"
Time: 2 pm
Location: W.T.Bland Library, Donnelly St., Mount Dora
Description: Tim Dorsey - 'Tiger Shrimp Tango'
3-5 3rd Annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival
Location: Venetian Gardens in Leesburg FL
Description: This years quest speakers will be Greg Miller the inspiration behind the movie "The Big Year, Stacy Torino the editor of "Birds & Blooms" and Roger L. Hammer and award winning naturalist. The event will have organized field trips and other events. For information contact Debi Dyer at 352-742-3924.
3 Friday Street Party - BLUES NIGHT
Time: 6-10 pm
Location: Eustis, Florida
3 "Tribute to Broadway"
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Windsor Rose Tearoom, 142 W. 4th Ave, Mount Dora
Description: Featuring Karen Marshall, soprano and Edward Bryant, tenor Singing some of your favorite songs from the "Great White Way"
Extra Info: Reservations required. Call 352-735-2551 or visit www.windsorrose-tearoom.com for more information.
3-5 "Haunted House Experience"
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Price: $5
Location: Corner of Alexander St. & 5th Ave., downtown Mount Dora
Description: The Mount Dora :Library Association together with Mucklebones, LLC, will present a fully immersive walk-through exhibit featuring life size recreations from iconic horror films. Fun for the whole family. This world class exihibit will only be in town for a limited engagement - so don't miss it. All proceeds will benefit the Mont Dora Library.
Extra Info: For more information visit www.mountdoralibrary.com or phone 352-383-1958
3 "Downtown Grand Re-Opening"
Time: 4 pm
Price: FREE
Location: Donnelly St & 4th Ave, Mount Dora
Description: Phase II of the Downtown Streetscape Project is COMPLETE...! Come check out our NEW IMPROVEMENTS and enjoy live music - with the 'Nightly Blues' - discounts and specials. Your favorite stores will be OPEN LATE.
Extra Info: Visit www.cityofmountdora.com
4 THE MARTIN & LEWIS TRIBUTE SHOW!
Time: 7pm
Price: $22.50-31.50
Location: Mount Dora Community Building
Description: Undeniably a one of a kind show that will make you feel as if Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis are still performing together today. Not only will this show bring back memories to those who remember the Martin and Lewis era but will also entertain a whole new generation of fans who will grow to respect the talents of Tom Stevens and Tony Lewis as two of the world's best tribute artists. This show guarantees to give the audience a night of laughter, great music, and true professionalism at its best.
Extra Info: PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AT THE MOUNT DORA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 352.383.2165 OR MOUNTDORA.COM.
4 "4th Annual Mitford Tea"
Time: 2 pm
Price: $15 in advance
Location: St Edward's Episcopal Church - 460 N. Grandview St - Mount Dora
Description: Based on the series of novels by Jan Karon, about the life of an Episcopal priest in the quaint fictional mountain village of Mitford, North Carolina. Featuring many of the homemade recipes and sharing stories about the colorful characters in the series. Hats and gloves are encouraged. There will be hat judging in several categories.
Extra Info: Sorry, no tickets at the door. Seating is limited. RSVP: Jean MacGeorge 407-579-8265
4 "WT Bland Library Chess Club"
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Price: FREE
Location: W.T.Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora
Description: All ages and skill levels are welcome every 1st and 3rd Saturdays. For more information contact Al Bascombe @ 352-455-9298 or 352-735-7180
5 Mount Dora Village Market 2nd Anniversary Celebration!
Location: Elizabeth Evans Park - end of Donnelly Street by Lake Dora
Description: You are personally invited to the 2nd Anniversary Celebration and to the returning to our original location in Evans Park. Please come out and enjoy our newly renovated home! Enjoy live music, dozens of vendors, a major animal event sponsored by the combined animal rescue groups of Lake County including Cornerstone Hospice, Pet Peace of Mind, and much more! Plus we have new parking for your convenience.
Extra Info: For more information please contact Don Stuart 352.406.6455 www.mountdoramarket.com
6 Lose Wieght Live GREAT Seminars
Time: 7-8 PM
Price: Free
Location: Wallace Fitness-252 N Donnelly St. Ste B
Description: Wallace Fitness and the team of health coaches will teach an entirely new approach to well-being based on creating health, rather than reacting to illness. You'll learn healthy habits and adopt a healthier lifestyle, which will help you toward a lifetime of Optimal Health
8 "Edible Landscapes"
Time: 2 pm
Location: W.T.Bland Library, Donnelly St., Mount Dora
Description: Features fruit crops, veggies, and landscape design. Discover how to incorporate edible crops as part of your front and backyard. Fruit trees, vegetables, and berries can all be used to create a beautiful and functional landscape.
Extra Info: Registration is suggested. Call 352-735-7180 X5
8 Business At Breakfast
Time: 7:30 am - 9 am
Price: $10. with RSVP or $12. at the door
Location: Lakeside Inn, 100 Alexander St., Mount Dora
Description: Special Presentation: Congressman Daniel Webster
Extra Info: Please RSVP to the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce by calling 352-383-2165 or email clerical@mountdora.com.
10-12 40TH ANNUAL MOUNT DORA BICYCLE FESTIVAL
Time: DAILY
Location: Downtown Mount Dora
Description: This 40th Anniversary promises to be the best one in AGES! Having undergone an extreme make-over of the physical property that encases the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce, adjacent Sunset Park and fresh new faces at the Chamber there is much excitement surrounding the big anniversary. Join us as we celebrate forty years of cycling in lovely Mount Dora! New routes, and tweaks to some of the old time favorite routes, will also add special flare to the three days of cycling. Mountdorabicyclefestival.com
10 MOVIE IN THE PARK "Hotel Transylvania"
Time: Dusk
Price: FREE
Location: Donnelly Park - 5th and Donnelly St
Description: Bring your family and come downtown for Mount Dora's Movie in the Park.
10 "VILLAGE AT NITE"
Location: Downtown Mount Dora
Description: After-Hours shopping in Mount Dora! Select stores will stay open until 8pm so come on down & do your shopping in the cool evening breeze!
10 MOUNT DORA ART STROLL
Location: Downtown Mount Dora
Description: Our Art Stroll is a monthly showcase and celebration of the best galleries, artists, photography, restaurants, bars and shops, and businesses located in Downtown Mount Dora. Each venue offering their own exhibitions, entertainment, refreshments, demonstrations and vibes until 8pm or later.
10-12 "Haunted House Experience"
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Price: $5
Location: Corner of Alexander St. & 5th Ave., downtown Mount Dora
Description: The Mount Dora :Library Association together with Mucklebones, LLC, will present a fully immersive walk-through exhibit featuring life size recreations from iconic horror films. Fun for the whole family. This world class exihibit will only be in town for a limited engagement - so don't miss it. All proceeds will benefit the Mont Dora Library.
Extra Info: For more information visit www.mountdoralibrary.com or phone 352-383-1958
11 Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club OPEN HOUSE!
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free
Location: 125 Edgerton Ct, Mt Dora, FL 32757
Description: Free bowling and lunch! For more information, contact Richard Walker at 352.483-3822.
12 Mount Dora Village Market
Location: Elizabeth Evans Park - end of Donnelly Street - by Lake Dora
Description: Every Sunday by the lake
Extra Info: For more information contact: Don Stuart @ 352-406-6455 and visit www.MountDoraMarket.com
13 "Historical Research Workshop"
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Price: Free to the public
Location: W.T.Bland Library, Donnelly St., Mount Dora
Description: Researching a historic house or property requires unique skills and tools. The Mount Dora Historical Society, with the W.T. Bland Library, is hosting this workshop featuring Dr. Anne Lindsay, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Lindsay has a PH.D. from the University of California, Riverside. Her research interests include: Public History, Heritage Tourism, Historic Preservation, to name a few.
Extra Info: The workshop is FREE and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring a personal research project to the workshop. For more information, call 352-383-0006 - email: mountdorahistory@gmail.com or visit www.mountdorahistorysociety.org
14 "Storytellers"
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Windsor Rose Restaurant and Tea Room on 4th in Mount Dora
Description: "Storytellers of Central Florida" with Robin Schulte
Extra Info: Come early and enjoy a meal! Or stop by and relax with a cup of tea and some entertainment and stories.
15 Close Your Eyes for White Cane Safety Day - New Vision For Independence
Time: 9am Tavares City Hall, 1pm Eustis City Hall
Description: Interactive simulation of vision loss to commemorate National White Cane Safety Day. Please RSVP by September 30th to sgerig@newivisionfl.org www.newvisionfl.org
15 White Cane Safety Day
Time: **see below **
Location: ** see below **
Description: Every year since 1964, October 15 has been designated as White Cane Safety Day to recognize the contributions of Americans who are blind or have low vision. New Vision for Independence in Lake and Sumter Counties cordially invites you to participate in our community awareness event, "Close Your Eyes for White Cane Safety Day." Participants will have an opportunity to acquire first-hand knowledge of the abilities of persons who are blind or visually impaired.
Extra Info: WHEN & WHERE: 9 am, Tavares City Hall, 201 E. Main St. and/or 1 pm, Eustis City Hall, 10 N. Grove St. Shoes appropriate for safe, comfortable walking are recommended. For more information call: 352-435-5040
16 MOUNT DORA FOOD TRUCKS
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce
Description: A variety of 10 to 15 unique food trucks offering a wide variety of different food styles! Event located behind the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce. Tables & seating available in Sunset Park.
16-19 "Haunted House Experience"
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Price: $5
Location: Corner of Alexander St. & 5th Ave., downtown Mount Dora
Description: The Mount Dora :Library Association together with Mucklebones, LLC, will present a fully immersive walk-through exhibit featuring life size recreations from iconic horror films. Fun for the whole family. This world class exihibit will only be in town for a limited engagement - so don't miss it. All proceeds will benefit the Mont Dora Library.
Extra Info: For more information visit www.mountdoralibrary.com or phone 352-383-1958
18 "Trash to Fashion"
Time: 10:30 am
Location: W.T.Bland Library, Donnelly St., Mount Dora
18 FRIENDS OF THE POOR WALK
Time: 8:00am - Walk begins at 9:00am
Location: St. Mary of the Lakes Catholic Church 218 Ocklawaha Ave. Eustis 32726
Description: We feed over 1,000 people in Lake County every month - HELP US FEED THEM. Join the Friends of the Poor Walk around Lake Gracie. Water, sandwiches, dessert, door prizes and 50:50 raffle and a free t-shirt with donation. Donate cash, check or non-perishable food at the walk, donate online at www.svdpusa.net/walk/927 and select Donate To This Event or you can mail a check to the above address. Questions? Call Bill 352.357.0230 or Tom 407.234.6921 Like us on Facebook at Friends of the Poor Walk Eustis. Sponsored by: St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church and St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
18 "WT Bland Library Chess Club"
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Price: FREE
Location: W.T.Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora
Description: All ages and skill levels are welcome every 1st and 3rd Saturdays. For more information contact Al Bascombe @ 352-455-9298 or 352-735-7180
18 SPEED to FEED Shopping Cart Relay Race
Time: 2pm
Location: Evans Park - Charles Avenue & Donnelly Street Mount Dora, Fl
Description: Lake Cares, Inc. is a not for profit organization created for one simple purpose: to provide help to those which have fallen on difficult times. Our volunteers and staff focus daily on our mission to "Feed the body, educate the mind and lift the spirit of all individuals". Our focus on feeding includes providing food the family needs, not just what happens to be available in our pantry. We supply our clients with fresh produce, fruit, personal hygiene products as well as milk, eggs, meat and all of the essential foods necessary to create well rounded meals. Our educational classes offer computer training (PC101), basic budgeting, stop smoking help and effective use of precious dollars such as training on the use of coupons. We also partner with Lake Technical Vocational school to offer GED (High School Equivalency) courses and ESOL (English as a Second Language) classes. Our staff and volunteers treat each of our clients with the dignity that any individual deserves and to lift their spirits with compassion and love.
18 LAKE CARES CHILI COOK OFF!
Time: 4PM-6PM
Price: $5 armband
Location: Evans Park-End of Donnelly at the Lake front
Description: Purchase an armband for $5 and sample up to 15 different styles of chili! Proceeds to benefit Lake Cares Food Pantry, a 501(c) (3) non profit. Beer & Wine sold by Merrill's Market. Music by Rick Merrill.
18 Zellwood Station Veterans Club presents 5th Annual Golf Outing for Wounded and Physically Challenged Veterans
Time: 8:30am Shotgun
Price: $40 entry fee $100-$500 Sponsorships
Location: Zellwood Station Golf Club 3995 Parway Road, Zellwood, Fl
Description: To register or for more information please contact Frank Lowry at 407-889-7648
19 Mount Dora Village Market
Location: Elizabeth Evans Park - end of Donnelly Street - by Lake Dora
Description: Every Sunday by the lake
Extra Info: For more information contact: Don Stuart @ 352-406-6455 and visit www.MountDoraMarket.com
19 VOYAGER Stetson University Symphony Orchestra
Time: 3pm
Price: $20-$25
Location: Mount Dora Community Building 520 N. Baker Street Mount Dora Fl
Description: This concert will include the American premiere of Voyager by Warren Greveson for Four iPad and Orchestra with film by Maurice Lock, Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and Petite Suite de Concert by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. Tickets available at www.mountdora.com or call the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce 352-383-2165
22 Phase III Downtown Streetscape merchant workshop
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Donnelly Park Building
Description: Phase III Downtown Streetscape merchant workshop is set for October 22, 2014 at 5:30 PM in the Donnelly Park Building. All merchants are invited to attend to learn more about the proposed Phase III project. Additionally, if you are a downtown merchant and have not yet submitted a vote to city staff (move forward with construction next summer OR take a year off), please email SeniorK@ci.mount-dora.fl.us, or call 352-735-7126 or 352-552-1761. We can take your vote over the phone or via email. If you have already received this information and have submitted your vote to city staff, please disregard this. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns, and we hope to see you on October 22. Thank you, Kelda Senior Public Communications Officer City of Mount Dora 510 N. Baker Street Mount Dora, FL 32757 352-735-7142 Office 352-552-1761 Cell www.cityofmountdora.com
23 BUSINESS AFTER HOURS - Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce
Time: 5 - 7pm
Price: FREE
Location: Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty 1898 N. Donnelly Street Mount Dora, Fl
Description: RSVP 352.383.2165 or clerical@mountdora.com
24 TURN UP THE PINK DAY at Gold's Gym
Time: All Day Event
Location: Gold's Gym 18840 US HWY 441 Mount Dora Florida
Description: In strong support of Breast Cancer Awareness, we are asking that all members wear pink to work-out! Lets see you all Turn Up for a GREAT cause! Current Total Raised: $118.75 as of 10/16/2014 Please be sure to stop by our Breast Cancer Memorial, and Honor those we love so dearly, that we've lost, far too soon. 352.383.4278
24 TRUNK R TREAT IN SORRENTO!
Time: 5-7PM
Price: FREE!
Location: East Lake County Library 31340 County Road 437, Sorrento, FL 32776
Description: Join us for bounce houses, decorated cars, candy, contests, music and Black Bear Smokehouse BBQ! Visit www.trunkrtreat.org for more information.
25-26 30th Annual Mount Dora Craft Fair
Time: Daily 9am-5pm
Location: Downtown Mount Dora
Description: This nationally ranked juried event continues to attract over 250,000 visitors and over 350 of the best crafters in the country. Call (352)217-8390 or Stephanie@mtdora.org. www.visitmountdora.com
25 Classic Car Cruise-In
Time: 5- 9 PM
Location: Eustis, Florida
25 DANCING WITH THE BOSS! GOLD'S GYM MOUNT DORA
Time: 5PM-7PM
Location: GOLD'S GYM MOUNT DORA
Description: 12 companies compete to support the American Cancer Society. Donate $1 & receive 3 complimentary training sessions. For more information 352.383.4278 or www.goldsgym.com/MTDORA
25-26 "Haunted House Experience"
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Price: $5
Location: Corner of Alexander St. & 5th Ave., downtown Mount Dora
Description: The Mount Dora :Library Association together with Mucklebones, LLC, will present a fully immersive walk-through exhibit featuring life size recreations from iconic horror films. Fun for the whole family. This world class exihibit will only be in town for a limited engagement - so don't miss it. All proceeds will benefit the Mont Dora Library.
Extra Info: For more information visit www.mountdoralibrary.com or phone 352-383-1958
25 Lakeside Inn presents "The Propellers" Sounds of Yesterday
Time: 11am, 1pm, 3pm, & 5pm
Location: Lakeside Inn
Description: Come on by & hear your favorites from the 50's, 60's & 70's. Thepropellers.net
25 Celebrate Sister Cities Night at the Mellow Mushroom
Time: 6pm-10pm
Description: Contact www.mountdorasistercities.com for coupon
Oct 25 Nov 24 "Tree of Remembrance and Christmas Room"
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Location: Hospice Hope Chest, 315 N. Donnelly St, Mount Dora
Description: Christmas decorations, gift items, crafts and baked goods will be available. An angel may be placed on our Tree of Remembrance in memory of a loved one.
Extra Info: For any information contact, Sue Ellen Ibach @ 352-735-2933
25-26 Historic Donnelly House Breakfast & Lunch!
Time: Breakfast 7am-10am Lunch 11am-2pm
Price: $5-$7
Location: 535 N. Donnelly Street Mount Dora, Fl
Description: Breakfast & Lunch will be served in the historic Donnelly House. Meals to go are available.
25 Halloween FunFest @ the W. T Bland Public Library
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: W. T. Bland Public Library will be held at the W. T. Bland Public Library
Description: Calling all ghosts, goblins, pirates and what-ever you want dress up as You are invited to our Halloween FunFest on the front lawn of the W. T. Bland Public Library. There will be games, crafts, balloon art, Weird Science, face painting, treats and more. Bring your camera and take advantage of our photo opportunities. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, Mount Dora and the Kiwanis Club of Mount Dora for underwriting the costs of this event. All library programs are free and open to the public. For additional information, call (352) 735-7180 option 5.
25 Waterman Village Art-toberfest
Time: 2pm-4pm
Location: The Lodge at Waterman Village 255 Waterman Avenue Mount Dora
Description: Meet & visit with resident Artists from Waterman Village Retirement community as well as Artists from the Mount Dora Art League. Refreshments provided. Please RSVP to 352.385.1126 or email info@watermanvillage.com
25 TRUNK R TREAT IN GILBERT PARK!
Time: 6-8PM
Price: FREE!
Location: Gilbert Park 310 S Tremain St, Mt Dora, FL 32757
Description: Join us for bounce houses, decorated cars, candy, contests, music and Black Bear Smokehouse BBQ! Visit www.trunkrtreat.org for more information
26 Mount Dora Village Market
Location: Elizabeth Evans Park - end of Donnelly Street - by Lake Dora
Description: Every Sunday by the lake
Extra Info: For more information contact: Don Stuart @ 352-406-6455 and visit www.MountDoraMarket.com
28 "Storytellers"
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Windsor Rose Restaurant and Tea Room on 4th in Mount Dora
Description: "Storytellers of Central Florida" with Madeline Pots
Extra Info: Come early and enjoy a meal! Or stop by and relax with a cup of tea and some entertainment and stories.
28-30 "Haunted House Experience"
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Price: $5
Location: Corner of Alexander St. & 5th Ave., downtown Mount Dora
Description: The Mount Dora :Library Association together with Mucklebones, LLC, will present a fully immersive walk-through exhibit featuring life size recreations from iconic horror films. Fun for the whole family. This world class exihibit will only be in town for a limited engagement - so don't miss it. All proceeds will benefit the Mont Dora Library.
Extra Info: For more information visit www.mountdoralibrary.com or phone 352-383-1958
28 You're Invited! Powerhouse Recover Community Open House, Dedication & Ribbon Cutting
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: 1227 East Hazzard Avenue Eustis, Fl
Description: Please RSVP to David@handinhandlakecounty.org
28 Candidate Forum presented by the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce
Time: 7pm
Location: Mount Dora Community Building 520 N. Baker Street Mount Dora
Description: For more information please call 352.383.2165
29 MOUNT DORA FLORIDA AWARDED "A GREAT PLACE IN FLORIDA" PRESENTATION!
Time: 11:00am
Location: Sunset Park - Alexander Street, Mount Dora
Description: Come and celebrate our city being awarded as "A Great Place in Florida"! A 'Great Place' represents the gold standard - having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement and a vision for tomorrow. It contributes to the greater community's social, economic, and environmental well-being for the long term and supports a good quality of life.
Extra Info: www.floridaplanning.orgwww.org www.cityofmountdora.com
31 Friday Street Party - HALLOWEEN BASH
Time: 6-10 pm
Price: Free to the public
Location: Eustis, Florida
31 "Haunted House Experience"
Time: 4 pm to 11 pm
Price: $5
Location: Corner of Alexander St. & 5th Ave., downtown Mount Dora
Description: The Mount Dora :Library Association together with Mucklebones, LLC, will present a fully immersive walk-through exhibit featuring life size recreations from iconic horror films. Fun for the whole family. This world class exihibit will only be in town for a limited engagement - so don't miss it. All proceeds will benefit the Mont Dora Library.
Extra Info: For more information visit www.mountdoralibrary.com or phone 352-383-1958
31 Mayhem In Mount Dora - Pisces Rising Block Party
Time: 4pm - Midnight
Location: Pisces Rising - 4th & Alexander, Mount Dora
31 TRICK OR TREAT MOUNT DORA!
Time: 6-8PM
Location: Historic down town Mount Dora merchants
Description: Gather your ghosts and ghoulies, and head on down to Historic Mount Dora for the spookiest fun night of the year! Come show off your costumes to receive wickedly wonderful treats from participating local merchants! FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN FOR EVERYONE! YAY!!!