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Here's What's Happening in Lake County Florida This Weekend!

Updated: Nov 15, 2019

Are you ready for the weekend? I'm sure the answer is yes, so let's see what's happening this weekend here in Lake County, Florida!

The Sound of Music near your Leesburg rental at the weekend activities

Friday, November 15, 2019 - Sunday, November 17, 2019:

  • It's the opening weekend for The Sound of Music at Sonnentag Theatre at the Ice House in Mount Dora! At the time of this post, a few tickets were still available for this show which continues through mid-December. The Friday show is at 8 pm, Saturday is at 2 pm, and Sunday is at 2 pm. Tickets for adults are $23.50, students aged 18 and over are $14.50, and students aged 5-17 are $9.50. The Sound of Music is the story of a young nun named Maria that becomes a governess for seven children of a widowed Austrian naval officer and features songs like My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, and Climb Every Mountain.

Saturday, November 16, 2019:

  • Legacy of Leesburg will be holding it's 12th annual Arts & Crafts Fair beginning at 9 am. You'll find beautifully handcrafted items that you can include as part of your holiday shopping. This event will occur rain or shine and food and beverages will be available for purchase. For questions, contact Monica at 1-801-755-9792.

  • Santa arrives today at the Lake Square Mall in Leesburg! Join him for Breakfast with Santa from 10-11 am. A full breakfast is free for children 5 and under or $7 per person for older children and adults. After breakfast beginning at 11 am, Santa will be available for family photos on his all-new set.

  • The Clermont Downtown Partnership presents the Candy Cane Lane Craft & Gift Show from 10 am - 5 pm. You'll find over 75 holiday vendors, food trucks, Christmas carols, pictures with Santa, a kids area, The Night Before Christmas, Trolley Rides, live entertainment, and Candy Cane Races. Prices aren't listed but there is a contact person you can call with questions on their website.

  • Artist with a Purpose and The Brick & Barrel in Leesburg present their Fall Painting Event today from 12-3 pm. General admission is $35 and includes all supplies for a fun day of painting. You can reserve online or by email, text, or phone - see their Facebook page for details at the above link.

  • The Artrageous Art Gallery in Leesburg presents their two day Calligraphy Class today and next Saturday, 11/23 from 11 am - 2 pm. $45 includes both sessions. Please bring a 12 inch ruler and pencil to these classes where you'll learn lower case and capital letters. Here's an Amazon link to calligraphy supplies - if you have Prime, click to see what can be delivered tomorrow:

  • It's Drive-In Movie Night and The Classic Car Cruise-In at Venetian Gardens Ski Beach in Leesburg from 5-10 pm. The movie begins at 6:30 pm and is Aquaman, being presented on a 24 foot big screen. Listen to the movie through your car's FM stereo! There will be food trucks, a cash bar, and admission is only $5 per vehicle or golf cart. If you don't have a vehicle, there will be a limited grassy area for viewing available - just bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Saturday, November 16 - Sunday, November 17:

  • Come on out to the 7th Annual Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival, the Year of the Piper, between 10 am - 5 pm on Saturday, 11/16 and Sunday, 11/17 at Donnelly Park in downtown Mount Dora. General admission is $10, seniors & children are $5, and military are free. You can purchase your tickets online or at the gate. There will be bagpipers, Highland Athletics Competitions, Celtic music, dancing, Scottish Reenactment Camps, Society & Heritage Clan Village, and more at this family friendly event where you'll find vendors selling their wares along with food and drink.

Not seeing anything? Check out these lists for more ideas of things to do this weekend or any time:

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