Arts & Culture

Lake County Arts & Cultural Alliance to be part of national economic impact study

The Lake County Arts & Cultural Alliance (LCACA) has announced its participation in the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, a national study measuring the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences.”Many people don’t think of nonprofit arts organizations as businesses,” said Robert Chandler, Director of Lake County’s  Economic Growth Department, “but […]... Read More
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Wings & Wildflowers festival wins social media award

TAVARES — Lake County’s Wings & Wildflowers Festival won first place in social media during the Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) Convention & Tradeshow in Orlando on Aug. 6. The Lake County Economic Development and Tourism Division and Lake County Communications Department accepted the “SUNsational” award for their work on the festival’s Facebook and Twitter […]... Read More
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Celebrating 113 years, “From Sea to Shining Sea” is the theme of GeorgeFest 2015

EUSTIS – This year marks the 113th consecutive annual celebration of GeorgeFest, the second oldest festival celebrating George Washington’s Birthday in the nation and the longest running festival of any kind in Florida. Sponsored by the Lake Eustis Chamber of Commerce and the City of Eustis, the festival is an important piece of living, local […]... Read More
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Meet the original Florida Highwaymen

Florida’s historic landscape artists, known as The Florida Highwaymen, will return to Mount Dora for 13th Highwaymen Art Show, Sale and Benefit on August 9 and 10. Meet artists Al Black, James Gibson, Isaac Knight, Robert Lewis and Roy McLendon. Admission, is free. Participants of the Florida Highwaymen Art Walk through downtown Mount Dora between […]... Read More
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Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire

The Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire will be celebrating 13 years of historical merry making at a new location this year on Nov, 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9. The Faire features over 100 performers – including jugglers, knights in armor, jousting, fire-eaters, pirates, dancers, villagers, historical characters and a variety of musicians. Over 60 […]... Read More
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It’s a Beast of a Feast

The Leesburg Center for the Arts hosts their annual Beast Feast under the oaks at the historic Mote Morris house in downtown Leesburg, 1195 W. Magnolia St., in October. The event features all-you-can-eat wild game and exotic meats, sides and beverages along with live entertainment. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.leesburgcenter4arts.com, in person at […]... Read More