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13 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Lake County Florida

I hope you are enjoying our weekly Wednesday posts listing fun things to do in Lake County Florida. If you are, can you do me a favor? Share this post with others! Now let's take a look at fun things to do this weekend in Lake County beginning on Friday, October 11, 2019 and lasting through Sunday, October 13, 2019:

Catch an outdoor movie near your Leesburg rental

Friday, October 11, 2019:

  • With the holidays fast approaching, here's one you might enjoy. The Artrageous Art Gallery in Leesburg is having a Fused Glass Christmas Ornament Class from 10 am - 1 pm. For $55 (price includes materials), you'll be able to make 3-5 ornaments. Great for gifts or for decorating your tree!

  • It's Food Truck & Flick Night in Leesburg beginning at 5 pm. Enjoy gourmet food trucks (seating available), a classic car show, a free movie (bring blankets and/or lawn chairs). The free movie will be Disney Pixar's Coco and there will be live entertainment.

  • It's the 2nd Friday Art in the Alley gathering at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts. The galleries will be open from 6 - 8 pm and there will be sidewalk musicians and artists until 9 pm. Admission to the downtown galleries will be free during their extended hours for this event. Pick up a map at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, stroll down Royellou Lane, and have your map punched at each of the listed locations. Bring your completed punched map to the Gatehouse Gallery at The Lakeside Inn to be entered into a raffle for a special prize.

  • Today is the second Friday of the month, and that means it's Movie on the Lawn night in front of City Hall in Fruitland Park! This month's movie is Beetlejuice to get you in the Halloween spirit. It runs from 7-9 pm according to one website; others say the movie will begin at dusk. Bring your blankets and chairs.

  • Parents - need a night out without the kids? Each Friday night from 7-10 pm, kids can have a fun night at Sky Zone in Clermont at their weekly event called Parents Night Out. Kids will enjoy lots of activities, two slices of pizza, and a small drink for $20 per child. You can purchase tickets online to secure your child's spot. Now go and make plans for your night out!

Go to a fall festival near your Leesburg rental in Lake County Florida

Friday, October 11, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019:

  • Fall has arrived, and so has the Club Lake Plantation's Fall Festival, held from Tuesday - Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm. Admission on weekdays is $7.95 per person and is $14.95 per person on weekends with non-walking infants being free. Your admission price will include two hay rides, a corn maze, a toddler maze, pumpkin patch, and various other fun activities.

  • Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards in Clermont is holding its BBQ and Blues Festival from 10 am - 7 pm on Friday & Saturday and from 11 am - 5 pm on Sunday. Admission for adults is $10 and children 12 and under are admitted free. They'll be crowning the Lakeridge Winery Rib Champion, and you'll be able to enjoy food, beverages, music, and more at this multi-day event. There will be arts & crafts, music outdoors and inside, winery tours and tasting, ice cream, and other treats available for purchase.

  • This weekend is the second annual Festival of Flight & Flowers here in Lake County. There will be several immersive field trips, nature walks, and bird watching, all led by biologists and nature experts. The main day of the festival is on Saturday, October 12 in downtown Eustis, but there will be field trips, conservation walks, and bird watching each day in various places throughout Lake County. The Saturday festival in Eustis is free; the trips, walks, and watching prices vary from $0 - $45 and are listed on their website.

Watch beach volleyball near your Leesburg rental

Saturday, October 12, 2019:

  • Get ready to watch volleyball at the Stetson Pairs Invitational beginning at 8 am at Hickory Point Beach in Tavares. Be there to cheer these college players on at this tournament.

  • Get your geek on - today is Astor Geek Fest 2019! This free event is being held from 9 am - 3 pm and promises literature, fandoms, comics, gaming, cosplay, music, steampunk, dieselpunk, superheroes, villains, sci-fi, fantasy, imagination, and more.

  • Get creative at this Artrageous Art Gallery Class in Leesburg and make a Mosaic Picture Frame for $55 with all supplies included. Another nice gift idea! The class runs from 10 am - 1 pm.

  • Enjoy free rock music at Rocktoberfest at Wooten Park in Tavares from 4 - 10 pm. Seating will be limited so they suggest bringing a blanket or chairs. There will be a beer garden, food vendors, a car show, and corn hole plus giveaways.

Go to a corn maze near your Leesburg Florida rental

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019:

  • It's fall and that means it's time for Scott's Maze Adventures! Pay $12 per person (children 3 and under are free; all kids must be with a paying adult) to enjoy two corn mazes, a tree maze, labyrinth, and lots more. Open Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm and on Sunday from 12 noon - 5 pm with the last admissions being sold at 3 to allow time to enjoy everything. If you can't make it this weekend, keep it in mind for a future weekend through December 8.

None of these interesting you for this weekend? Don't worry, Lake County offers plenty of additional options!

My original purpose in starting my blog was to generate website traffic for my Leesburg Florida rental properties. We are now fully rented and have no availability, but I've decided to keep my blog going. I'll continue sharing things to do in Lake County plus tips for renters and landlords alike.


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