THURSDAY, SEPT. 14
STORY TIME OUR WORLD: From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. For ages 5 and under. With music, movement and fingerplays. Call 352-728-9790 for information.
PRE-K STORY TIME: From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mt Dora. Call 352-735-7180 for information.
LAKE COUNTY FARMERS AND FLEA MARKET: From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Thursday (except holidays) at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 2101 County Road 452 in Eustis. For information, call Cole Scharlau at 352-357-9692.
CRAFTY KIDS: From 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. every Thursday at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Free. Children of all ages are invited to make a craft at the library to take home. Call Penny Richardson at 352-728-9790 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAHJONG: From 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday at Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 W. Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills. Call 352-324-0254 for information.
CRAFTERNOONS: From 2 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Bring your current craft project. Call 352-536-2275 for information.
KIDS ACTIVITY NIGHT: From 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday at Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road. Call 352-759-9913 for information.
DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: From 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday at Marion Baysinger Memorial Library, 756 W. Broad St. in Groveland. For ages 13 to 18. Call 352-429-5840 for information.
TNT GAMING: From 4 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. For ages 8 to 18. Call 352-728-9790 for information.
LEGO CLUB: From 3 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Fruitland Park Library, 205 W. Berckman St. For ages 5 to 18. Call 352-360-6561 for information.
BOOK CLUB: At 6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Local author and former educator Ray Moore facilitates an informal book discussion. For adults and teens. Call 352-728-9790.
COLOR ME CALM: From 10 to 11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Minneola Schoolhouse Library, 100 S. Main Ave. Color and drink tea with calming background music and lavender oil diffused into the air. All supplies are provided. Call Diane Merchant at 352-432-3921 or email email@example.com.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 14 TO SUNDAY, SEPT. 17
THE ODD COUPLE: At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, 8 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at IceHouse Theatre, 1100 N. Unser Street in Mount Dora. Tickets are $22, $15 for students with ID and $10 for ages 5 to 17. Call 352-383-3133 or go to icehousetheatre.com.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 15
LAKEFRONT WORKOUT DANCE PARTY: From 10 to 11 a.m. every Friday at Lilly's on the Lake, 846 W. Osceola St. in Clermont. Free. Go to lillysonthelake.com.
CHESS CLUB: From 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. every Friday at Umatilla Public Library, 412 Hatfield Dr. Call 352-669-3284 for information.
DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT: At 5 p.m. every Friday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Everyone welcome. Go to amvetspost1992.org.
STORY TIME: At 11 a.m. every Friday at Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 W. Central Ave. in Howey-In-The-Hills. With craft. Call 352-324-0254 for information.
JAZZ TRIO: From 7 to 10 p.m. every Friday at Lakeside Inn, 100 Alexander St. in Mount Dora. Featuring Johny Carlsson on piano, Barry Smith on drums and Larry Jacoby on bass.
MOVIE NIGHT: From 8 to 10 p.m. at City Hall on the lawn, 506 W. Berckman St. in Fruitland Park. City for Smurfs: The Lost Village. Free. With Yoakum B Quing Food Truck and free popcorn.
THIRD FRIDAY SOCIAL AND DINNER: At 5:30 p.m. every third Friday at the Triangle Boat Club, 12001 U.S. Highway 441 in Tavares. $10. Members and guests must register. Call 352-533-8398.
FRIDAY NIGHT NATURALIST: From 6 to 7:45 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 E. County Road 44 in Eustis. Each month different experts about the natural world and phenomena give presentations. Learn about nature, wildlife and nature photography. Call Eileen Tramontana at 352-357-7536 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMEDY NIGHT: At 7:30 p.m. at Orange Blossom Opry, 16439 SE 138th Terrace in Weirsdale. With Danny Rebecca and Phil Julian. Go to obopry.com for tickets and information.
SPAGHETTI DINNER FOR EDUCATION: From 4:30 to 7 pm. at Umatilla High School, 320 N. Trowell Ave. Sponsored by Umatilla Women's club. Includes salad, bread, drink and dessert. Delivery/takeout available. Cost is $8 and $5 for for kids under 10. Call 352-217-4587 for information.
TEDxLSSC: From 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Lake-Sumter State College Paul P. Williams Auditorium, 9501 US Highway 441 in Leesburg. With 12 local speakers on Inciting Innovation. LSSC students, faculty, staff and community members go to tedxlssc.com for pricing and to register.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 15 TO SUNDAY, SEPT. 17
THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB: At 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Historic State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in Eustis. Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students with ID. Go to baystreetplayers.org.
"ON BORROWED TIME": At 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Tavares Community Theater, 1100 N. St. Clair Abrams Ave. Call 352-343-9944 or go to tavarestheater.org for tickets.
"YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU": At 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Melon Patch Players, 311 N. 13th St. in Leesburg. Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. Call 352-787-3013.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
CAR WASH AND RUMMAGE SALE: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Leesburg Dance Center, 1217 W. Main St. Cost is $5 for car wash or donation to support dancers. Call 352-787-2447.
GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING: From 4 to 7 p.m. at East Lake County Chamber of Commerce, 24214 State Road 46 in Sorrento. With free barbecue, kids activities and DJ. Everyone welcome. Call 352-383-8801.
CHAIR YOGA: From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday in August at Leesburg Public Library Meeting Room A, 100 E. Main St. Introduction to the basics of yoga. Wear loose or stretchy clothing and bring water. Beginners welcome. With certified instructor Susan Reid. Free. Call 646-438-4040 or email email@example.com.
DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT: At 5 p.m. every Saturday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Everyone welcome. Go to amvetspost1992.org.
CROCHET CLASS: From noon to 2 p.m. every Saturday at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Bring a size J crochet hook, yarn and scissors. Class projects include a newborn infant’s cap, a star-shaped pot holder and a lady’s hat with ornamentation. Free. Call 352-735-7180, option 5.
LEESBURG SATURDAY MORNING MARKET: From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at Towne Square, 501 W. Main St. With local farmers, craftsmen, bakers and artists. Friendly, dependable and flexible volunteers needed. Call 352-365-0053.
PET ADOPTION EVENT: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Leesburg Tractor Supply, 1706 Citrus Blvd. With demonstrations on pet nutrition and free dog treat while supplies last. Leesburg Animal Hospital and A Forever Home on site. Call 352-787-7333.
GROUP GUITAR LESSONS: From 10 to 11 a.m. at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. With local musician Joshua Englert. For ages 7 to adults. Free. Bring acoustic guitar. Call 352-536-2275.
GET TO KNOW HOWEY AGAIN: At 10 a.m. at Marianne Beck Memorial library, 112 W. Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills. With local businesses, Town Council Representatives and free ice cream. Call Jenny Deschenes at 352-324-6070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FISHING EVENT: At 6 a.m. at Powell's Camp Ground, 25716 Powell Dr. in Astor. James Powell's Annual Show Down On The St. John's River and Fishing For Oliva's Cancer Fund. With kids tournament, food, band and raffles. Cost is $100 to enter adult tournament. Call 352-759-7592 ext. 600 or email email@example.com.
HOAGIE NIGHT: At 4 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Guests welcome. Call 352-323-8750, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to amvets2006.com.
VARIETY NIGHT: At 7:30 p.m. at Orange Blossom Opry, 16439 SE 138th Terrace in Weirsdale. Suzanne and The Opry Band play a variety of favorites. Go to obopry.com for tickets and information.
ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 2605 South St. in Leesburg. Cost is $25 for vendors. Funds raised will go to support service projects. Email Lt. William Conley at email@example.com or stop by to request an application by Aug. 26.
SATURDAY IN THE GARDENS: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake County Extension Center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares. Discovery Gardens is a four-acre, themed demonstration garden. Free. Call Juwanda Rowell at 352-343-4101 ext. 2714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 16 AND SUNDAY, SEPT. 17
VINTAGE RV, HOT ROD AND ANTIQUE SHOW: At 8 a.m. at Renninger's Flea Market and Antique Center, 20651 Highway 441 in Mount Dora. With food, camp crafts, camp fires and camp movies. Call Toni Moody at 407-947-3961 or go to renningers.net.
CORKS FOR CANCER: At 10 a.m. at Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, 19239 N. Highway 27 in Clermont. Portion of proceeds from wine sales will go to the Leesburg Regional Hospital cancer programs. With live music. Call 352-394-8627 or go to lakeridgewinery.com.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 17
BREAKFAST BUFFET: From 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Sunday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. With biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, eggs and pancakes. Everyone welcome. Cost is $6.50. Free to first responders with ID and kids under 6. Call 352-483-3327.
WINGS AND KARAOKE: At 2 p.m. every Sunday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Guests welcome. Call 352-323-8750, email email@example.com or go to amvets2006.com.
FARMERS MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday in downtown Clermont. Fresh produce, fish, eggs, flowers, plants, shrubs, decorative items, live music and a petting zoo.
MOUNT DORA VILLAGE MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday At Evans Park on Donnelly St. at Lake Dora. Superb quality local produce, eclectic food, handmade crafts and ample parking. Go to www.mountdoramarket.com.
INSECT PROGRAM AND PLANT EXCHANGE: At 2 p.m. at Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 E. County Road 44 in Eustis. Lake Beautyberry, FNPS. With refreshments. Public welcome. Call Lavon Silvernell at 352-223-4761.
BELLS ACROSS AMERICA: At 3:45 p.m. at Eustis Historical Museum, 536 N. Bay St. Ocklawaha Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution invites everyone to join with thousands of others who will ring a bell at 4 p.m. EST in honor of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Call June Perry at 352-589-5855.
MONDAY, SEPT. 18
SMOOTH COUNTRY BAND: From 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at Dancin' Ballroom and Stage Arts Center, 10700 Highway 441 in Leesburg. Cost is $7. Enjoy music and dancing with band members David Potter, David Peddicord, Vern Brewer, George Hawkins and Stan Chase. Call David Potter at 386-677-3625.
CHARADES AND CHICKEN WINGS: From 5 to 7 p.m. every Monday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Everyone welcome. Go to amvetspost1992.org.
ADULT COLORING: From 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday at the Eustis Recreation Department, 2214 Bates Ave. A fun way to socialize, de-stress and create a piece of art. All coloring pages and colored pencils are supplied. Free for all seniors. Call 352-357-8510.
BIBLIOBOP: From 10:30 to 11 a.m. every Monday at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Free. With music, singing, stories and dancing. Suggested ages 2 1/2 to 5. Call 352-735-7180.
TINY EXPLORERS: From 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Bring your toddler to play in educational stations for a hands-on fun-filled adventure in learning and to interact with others the same age. Call Melissa Curry at 352-728-9790 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASS: From 5 to 6 p.m. every Monday at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Call 352-735-7180 for information.