THURSDAY


LIFE LUNCHEON: At 11:30 a.m. at the Leesburg Community Center 109 East Dixie Ave. A social support group for the widowed. Cost is $10. Call 787-0403 to RSVP.
ALL THAT GLITTERS: From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day in the cafeteria at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, 600 E. Dixie Ave. Fundraiser sponsored by the Auxiliary. Featuring jewelry, watches, sunglasses and handbags. Major creid cards, cash and payroll deduction accepted.
SENIOR TECH TALK: From 11 a.m. to noon every Thursday at the Eustis Recreation Department, 2214 Bates Ave. Bring your own devices. Free for all seniors. Call 352-357-8510.
LAKE COUNTY FARMERS AND FLEA MARKET: From 8 a.m. to noon 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 penny.richardson@leesburgflorida.gov. 
VETERANS DAY CONCERT: At 6 p.m. at the Ferran Park Bandshell in Eustis. Presented by the Eustis High jazz band, concert band and ROTC. Free. Bring a chair or blanket. Go to eustishighband.com.
WINDOWS 10 BASICS: From 10:30 a.m. to noon at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Register for this free class at www.mylakelibrary.org. Call 352-735-7180 (option 5).
BRAG ON THOSE TAGS: From 10 a.m. to noon at the Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline St. Free. Service members' family, friends and loved ones will share stories, photos and treasured items to brag about their hero. Call Cynthia Plesner at 352-742-6204.
SHARE YOUR GENEALOGICAL JOURNEY: From 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Pastfinders of South Lake County; Genealogical Society invites members to share their journey thru genealogy. Call 352-242-9805.
BE A HERO DAY BLOOD DRIVE: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Eisenhower Regional Recreational Center, 3560 Buena Vista Boulevard in The Villages. Appointments honored, walk-ins welcome. Go to www.oneblood.org or call 1-888-9-DONATE.
OPENING RECEPTION: From 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art, 1 West Orange Ave. in Eustis. Bruce Nawrocke: Paintings & Photographs runs from Nov. 10 through Dec. 31. Go to lakeeustisartmuseum.org.
SCORE WORKSHOP: From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lake-Sumter State College, Foundation Building M, 9909 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg. Cost is $20. The most important and yet most difficult part of making a sale is the close. Call Barry Black, education director, at 352-399-0050 or email midflorida@scorevolunteer.org.
VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION: At 8:45 a.m. at Cypress Ridge Elementary, 350 East Ave. in Clermont. Veterans and family members arrive by 8:30 a.m., and check in at the office. With a guest speaker and the Clermont Middle School band and chorus will perform. 
DOO WOP CONCERT/DANCE: At the Wildwood Community Center on Powell Road, south of County Road 466A. Benefits The Villages Honor Flight. BYOB, entertainment, light snacks, dessert and plastic cups and ice. Cost is $15. Contact Marilyn at 352-552-6468 or MGagen@me.com.
COLOR ME CALM: From 10 to 11 a.m. every 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 dmerchant@minneola.us.
ART HISTORY TRENDING: At 6 p.m. at the Modernism Museum Mount Dora, 145 East 4th Avenue. This free lecture will illustrate how Instagram pays homage to art historical traditions such as still lifes and landscapes in the 21st century. Call 352-385-0034 to register.

FRIDAY


VETERANS DAY CEREMONY: At 11 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Ave. in Bushnell. Captain Brian J. Wagner, USAF, Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, will be the keynote speaker.
BOOK SALE: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pinellas Branch of The Villages Public Library, 7375 Powell Road in Wildwood. Go to www.friendsvillageslibrary.com.
VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION: 11 a.m. at American Legion Post 219, 194 W. Fountain St. in Fruitland Park. Fruitland Park Mayor Chris Bell is the guest speaker. Free hot dogs and hamburgers for the public.
FALL FEST AND VETERANS SALUTE: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cove Tavares Village, 1501 Sunshine Parkway in Tavares. Free. Greg White Jr. will perform. Bounce houses, hay ride, games and prizes. Call Debbie Kenny at 352-742-7111 or email dkenny@tavaresvillage.com.
VETERANS DAY EVENT: At 2 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 401 Meadow in Leesburg. Honoring Vietnam veterans and the Huey helicopter addition. Go to lakeveterans.com.
FRIDAY FISH FRY: From 5 to 7 p.m. at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Non-members are required to sign in with a sponsor. For Red Friday awareness, wear red every Friday to honor those deployed. Call Post Commander or Vice at 352-323-8750, email veteransInfoandEvents@gmail.com or go to www.amvets2006.com.
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.
FREE FOOD AND HAIRCUTS FOR VETERANS: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hair and Nail Creations Salon, 104 S. Main St. in Wildwood. All veterans will receive a free haircut which includes a consultation, shampoo, cut and style when they show current, active military identification.
FALL FEST AND VETERANS SALUTE: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cove Tavares Village, 1501 Sunshine Parkway in Tavares. Free Concert to honor our heroes featuring Navy veteran and singer/songwriter Greg White, Jr., performing his award-winning song “Fullest Life.” Bounce houses, hay ride, food, face painting and music. Call Debbie Kenny at 352-742-7111 or email dkenny@tavaresvillage.com.
MONTVERDE DAY: From 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Kirk Park, 17436 Division St. in Montverde. Free. Carnival,live music, entertainment, globe of steel motorcycle spectacular, carriage rides, food and refreshments, activities, classic car show, vendors, dancing and pony rides. Call Stephanie Kernan at 407-469-2681 or email skernan@mymontverde.com.
CELEBRATE SHABBAT: At 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom, 315 North 13th St. in Leesburg. The service will include special readings commemorating Veteran’s Day and Kristallnacht. An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service.
GAME NIGHT: At 6:30 p.m. at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Bring your favorite game or come learn a new game. Bring a few snacks to share and enjoy an evening of fun and fellowship. Call 352-259-9305.
TRIBUTE TO VETERANS: From 5 to 9 p.m. at Brownwood Paddock Square in The Villages. Includes a parade of veterans, Scooter the DJ, The Villages cheerleaders, The Villages twirlers and Drum Corps., 50/50 raffle, vendors and food booths. All proceeds will be donated to Villages Honor Flight. Email tate1443@aol.com or call 352-205-9030.
PARTNERS IN HEALTH GOLF CLASSIC: From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at RedTail Golf Club, 26026 Member Lane in Sorrento. A day of amateur golf supporting Florida Hospital Waterman Emergency Department. Sponsorship includes continental breakfast, 18 holes of golf, giveaways, awards luncheon and prize drawings. Call Joan Ordazzo at 352-253-3270 or email joan.ordazzo@ahss.org.
BOOK SALE: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Villages Public Library, 7375 Powell Road in Wildwood. Fill your bag for $5.
ANGEL FLIGHT GOLF TOURNAMENT: At 7:30 a.m. at Arlington Ridge Golf Club, 4463 Arlington Ridge Blvd. in Leesburg. Breakfast, lunch, awards and door prizes. Angel Flight Southeast coordinates approximately 3,000 free flights each year for children and adults who need transportation to life-saving, far-from-home medical care. Call 352-326-0761, ext. 106 or go to www.AngelFlightSE.org/events.
SHOW BARN CANTEEN DANCE: Display at 5 p.m., show from 6 to 9 p.m. at Paquette's Historical Farmall Museum, 615 S. Whitney Road in Leesburg. Bringing back the music of the 40s. Donation is $30 per person, and a portion goes to The Villages Honor Flight. Get $4 off you wear your regulation military uniform. Free U.S. flag, coffee and doughnuts. For tickets, call 352-728-3588.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY


26TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Lakeridge Winery, 19239 U.S. Highway 27 in Clermont. Festive entertainment, arts and crafts show and award-winning wines. Go to www.lakeridgewinery.com.
LADY OF THE LAKES RENAISSANCE FAIRE: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at Sherwood Forest, State Road 19 and County Road 448 in Tavares. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for kids. Go to www.medievalfest.com.

SATURDAY


VETERANS EVENT: From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks in Clermont. Free. Call Herb Pilgrim at 352-243-1840.
CRAFT FAIR: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lakes at Leesburg Clubhouse, 1 Lakes Blvd. Lots for sale. Raffle. Call 352-728-6563.
COOKIES WITH A COP: From 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Come meet a Mount Dora police offer. Call 352-735-7180 (option 5).
TEA IN LITERATURE: At 2 p.m. at the Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 West Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills. Bring your own teacup. Wear a hat to win a prize. Cost $5.
MOTE-MORRIS HOUSE TOURS: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the house, 1195 W. Magnolia St. in Leesburg. The 124-year old Queen Anne style house was built by former Leesburg Mayor Edward H. Mote in 1892 and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974.
ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Scottish Highlands, 1 Scottish Highlands Blvd. in Leesburg. Free admission and parking. Light refreshments available.
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY GARAGE SALE: From 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during the Montverde Day celebration at 16006 Ridgewood Avenue. All proceeds from this sale will benefit our programs and help us purchase materials for the Genealogy room at Cooper Memorial Library. Call 352-242-9805.
SANTAFEST IN CLERMONT: From noon to 3 p.m. at Belk, 270 Citrus Tower Blvd. in Clermont. Santa Claus will journey down from the North Pole. Enter the Belkie Bear design contest for a chance to win $500. Call 352-243-2777, ext. 210.
BREAKFAST BUFFET FUNDRAISER: From 7 to 10 a.m. at the Belle Glade Country Club in The Villages. All proceeds will go to the Shoes for Kids and Coats for Kids programs. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus from St. Vincent de Paul parish in Wildwood. Tickets ar $10. Call Jon Hoscheit at 3520-633-5358 or Jerry Pisani at 352-561-4410.
EUSTIS ART LEAGUE MEETING: From 2 to 4 p.m. the second saturday of the month at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art, 1 W. Orange Ave. Go to www.eustisartleague.com.
FRANK THOMAS FOLK MUSIC AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603 in Bushnell. Cost is $6 per vehicle (up to 8) or $4 per person. With crafts, music, living history, pioneer games for kids and food vendors. Go to www.crackerheritagefestival.weebly.com.
SCORE WORKSHOP: From 9 a.m. to noon at the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, 620 W Montrose St. in Clermont. Cost is $25. Understanding your business using Excel. Call Barry Black, Education Director at 352-399-0050 or email midflorida@scorevolunteer.org.
SANDHILL PLANTS: At 10 a.m. at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Email PassionflowerFNPS@gmail.com, or call Jon 407-448-6195 or Jim 407-952-1026.
STATEWIDE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wildwood Country Resort, 5604 Heritage Blvd. Hosted by the Young Performing Artists, $4,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Email youngartists@aol.com for an application. Deadline is Nov. 2.
ART FAIR: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fox Run Mobile Home Park, 440 Fox Run Blvd. in Tavares. Free. Original artwork and crafts created by residents of park exhibited and for sale. Call Sandra ottle at 352-253-9390 or email Fedup3@comcast.net.
LARGEST POTLUCK EVER: From 3 to 6 p.m. at Renninger's Antique Center, 20651 U.S. Highway 441 in Mount Dora. Attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest potluck. The goal of this event is to raise more than $50,000 and awareness for Lake Cares Food Pantry. Call Zach Zehnder at 352-409-8464 or email zach@thecrossmountdora.org.
PEAR NATURE CENTER OPEN HOUSE: From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PEAR Park WCA, 4800 University Ave. in Leesburg. Free. Explore the nature center with retired geology instructor Gene Bouley. Call Gene Bouley at 352-314-9335 or email etbouley@embarqmail.com.
QUARTERLY BIRD AND BUTTERFLY SURVEY: From 7:30 to 11 a.m. at Pasture Reserve, 5144 Lake Erie Road in Groveland. Volunteers wanted to assist in surveying the population of birds and butterflies on the property. Experience is a plus, but not required. Must bring binoculars. Field guide, water, snack, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent are also suggested. To register, call Gallus Quigley at 352-242-4950 or email parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov.
COOKOUT AND CRUISE: At 10:30 a.m. at the Triangle Boat Club, 12001 U.S. Highway 441 in Tavares. Bring meat to grill and a dish to pass. Guests are welcome. Call 352-533-8398.
CRAFT FAIR: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Great Hall at Royal Highlands, U.S. Highway 27 at Monarch Blvd. in Leesburg. Must donate a nonperishable food item to enter.  
NOT SO WESTMINSTER DOG SHOW: At 11 a.m. at Towne Square, 501 W. Main St. in Leesburg. Registration at 10 a.m. Free. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. Go to www.leesburgsaturdaymorningmarket.com.
GATOR HARLEY CHILI COOK-OFF: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gator Harley-Davidson, 1745 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg. Benefits the Lake County Firefighter's Charity. Register at www.lakefirefightercharity.org. Free concert, cold drinks, vendors, fire trucks, T-shirts, raffles and prizes. Call 352-787-8050 or email jan@gatorharley.com.
FOOD TRUCK-N-FLICK NIGHT: From 5 to 10 p.m. the second Saturday of the month at Towne Square, 510 W. Main St. in Leesburg. With food trucks, live music and a movie. Call 352-255-2232.
"NUNSENSE" BY DAN GOGGIN: At 8 p.m. on Nov. 5, 12 and 19 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 19 at the Bridges Covenant Church, 1100 N. St. Clair Ave. in Tavares. Presented by the Tavares Community Theater Company. Select your seats online at tavarestheater.org or call 352 343-9944 for more details.
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.
ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASS: From 11 to 11:45 a.m. every Saturday at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Learn to speak English. 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. Call 352-365-0053.
SCOTT'S MAZE ADVENTURE: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday through Dec. 10 at Scott's Country Market at Long and Scott Farms, 26216 County Road 448A in Mount Dora. Last ticket sold at 3 p.m. Cost is $12, kids under 3 are free. Featuring a six-acre corn maze, 60-foot slide, jumping pillow, rope maze, zip line, picnic area, food vendors, hay rides and farm tours. Go to www.longandscottfarms.com.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


PLANT AND GARDEN FAIR: In Donnelly Park in downtown Mount Dora. Proceeds from the fair benefit local horticultural projects. Featuring tropical plants, landscape and non-tropical plants, garden-related items. Go to www.mountdoraplantandgardenfair.org.

SUNDAY


OLD-FASHIONED SUNDAY STROLL: Guided tours every 30 minutes starting at 2 p.m. at Lone Oak Cemetery, 306 Thomas Ave. in Leesburg. Last tour leaves at 3:40 p.m. Go to loneoakcemetery.org.
WESTMUTTSTER DOG SHOW: Registration from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and dog show from 2 to 4 p.m. at Ferran Park in Eustis. With Food trucks, vendors, animal adoptions and silent auction. Presented by the Humane Society of lake County.
FAIRWAY'S GOT TALENT: At 6 p.m. at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Love Inc.'s Centsible Grocery Food Pantry. Call 352-259-9305.
MOUNT DORA FLOW ARTS SPIN JAM: From 4 to 9 p.m. at Gilbert Park, 310 S Tremain St. Free. Meets the second Sunday of each month, poi spinners, hoopers, jugglers, aerialists, yogis come together in downtown. This event is open to anyone. Call 321-236-0991.
DIVORCE CARE GROUP: From 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Sunday Through Dec. 18 at Oxford Assembly of God, 12114 N. U.S. Highway 301. $20 charge for book costs. Nursery is provided. Call 352-748-6124.
GOD CONNECTS SERIES: At 11:30 a.m. every Sunday through Dec. 4 at in the Fellowship Hall at Faith Lutheran Church and School, 2727 S Grove St. in Eustis. Light refreshments will be provided and babysitting will be available. Call 352-589-5433.
MOUNT DORA VILLAGE MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday At Evans Park on Donnelly Street at Lake Dora. Superb quality local produce, eclectic food, handmade crafts and ample parking. Go to www.mountdoramarket.com.
FARMERS MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday in downtown Clermont. Fresh produce, fresh or frozen fish, eggs, flowers, plants, shrubs, decorative items, live music and a petting zoo.
SUNDAY NITE DANCE: From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Sunday the American Legion Post 347 Hall, 699 County Road 466 in Lady Lake. Cash bar. Snacks and finger foods provided. $10. Everyone welcome. Call 352-229-1536.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: From 3 to 5 p.m. at First Presbyterian Eustis, 117 S. Center St. GriefShare meets every Sunday to help people face challenges and move toward rebuilding their lives. Go to www.fpceustis.com.
SCOTT'S MAZE ADVENTURE: From 1 to 5 p.m. every Sunday through Dec. 11 at Scott's Country Market at Long and Scott Farms, 26216 County Road 448A in Mount Dora. Last ticket sold at 3 p.m. Cost is $12, kids under 3 are free. Featuring a six-acre corn maze, 60-foot slide, jumping pillow, rope maze, zip line, picnic area, food vendors, hay rides and farm tours. Go to www.longandscottfarms.com.
"NUNSENSE" BY DAN GOGGIN: At 8 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 20 at the Bridges Covenant Church, 1100 N. St. Clair Ave. in Tavares. Presented by the Tavares Community Theater Company. Select your seats online at tavarestheater.org or call 352 343-9944 for more details.

MONDAY


AREA 13 FAMILY CARE COUNCIL MEETING: From 10 a.m. to noon at the Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities office, 901 Industrial Drive, Suite 100. Contact 352-753-1163 or cbettykay@aol.com.
CHARTER BOARD/SAC MEETING: At 5 p.m. at Mascotte Elementary School, 460 Midway Ave. Open to the public.
HOLIDAY GRIEFSHARE: From 2 to 4 p.m. at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. No matter how long it’s been since your loved one passed, grief can make the holidays a painful time. Join us for an encouraging seminar that will help you survive the holidays. Call 352-259-9305.
RAILWAY EMPLOYEES MEETING: At 11 a.m. the second Monday of the month at Golden Corral, 3950 Wedgewood Lane in The Villages. Lunch is $11.25 and includes meal, drink, tax and gratuity. For the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees, Unit 66. Call 352-748-7009.
REAL WOMEN OF JESUS: From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at theCross Mount Dora, 18800 U.S. Highway 441. Childcare is available from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
REAL MEN OF JESUS: From 6 to 9 p.m. at theCross Mount Dora, 18800 U.S. Highway 441. This group typically meets on the second Monday each month and will also be doing service projects throughout the year. Email jgranger@ridgeoutdoors.com.
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.
SENIOR TECH TALK: From 11 a.m. to noon every Monday at the Eustis Recreation Department, 2214 Bates Ave. Bring your own devices. Free for all seniors. Call 352-357-8510.
LIVE MUSIC AND SONG: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Monday at the Hayseed Restaurant in Webster. Featuring Bristo McGregor Skinner with singing, yodeling, western song and guitar.
CARE PACKAGES FOR TROOPS: From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. every Monday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Drop off and label "care package for our troops." Call 352-430-4355 or email veteransinfoandevents@gmail.com.
TOASTMASTERS MEETING: From 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday at FaithPoint Church, 290 Citrus Tower Blvd., Suite 200 in Clermont. Call 352-234-6495.
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 melissa.curry@leesburgflorida.gov.
SMOOTH COUNTRY BAND: From 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at Olympia Banquets & Events, 2728 West Old Highway 441 in Mount Dora. $7. Enjoy music and dancing with The Smooth Country Band featuring David Allen Potter, David Peddicord, Vern Brewer, George Hawkins and Stan Chase. Call David Potter at 386-677-3625.
MONDAY TO THURSDAY, NOV. 17
RUSH ALLSTARS SIGN-UPS: From 5 to 8 p.m. at 345 Hatteras Ave. in Clermont. For the 2016-17 competitive cheerleading spring team. Ages 3 to 18. Everyone makes a team. Call 352-243-2800 or email rushallstars@aol.com.

TUESDAY


MEMORY SCREENING PROGRAM: From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Sponsored by Waterman Village’s Brain Wellness Academy for Seniors. Free. Call 352-735-7180, option 5.
THE UNIVERSE THROUGH A LENS: At 1 p.m. at the Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 West Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills. Come to learn more about the amazing universe that surrounds us.
SCORE WORKSHOP: From 6 to 8 p.m. at South Lake Chamber of Commerce, 620 W. Montrose St. in Clermont. Cost is $25. Dr. TJ Trapp explores ways that a website can enhance your business. Call Barry Black at 352-399-0050 or email midflorida@scorevolunteer.org.
PASTFINDERS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: General help session from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second floor of the Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Call 352-242-9805.
EUSTIS SENIOR SOCIAL CLUB: At 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at in the Garden Room at the Eustis Recreation Department, 2214 Bates Ave. Come socialize and be active with friends while enjoying coffee and donuts, playing bingo, cards, instructional classes, monthly potlucks and day trips. Call 352-357-8510.
FARMERS MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Log Cabin Park, 106 S. U.S. Highway 441/27 in Lady Lake. Fresh Produce, home baked goods and crafts. Call 352-537-4197 or email Susan@ladylakechamber.com.
PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS: From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main St. Free class for beginners. Call Tim Hocker at 352-728-7289x800 or email tim.hocker@leesburgflorida.gov.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY


AARP SMART DRIVER CLASS: From 1 to 4 p.m. at Harden-Pauli Funeral Home, 1617 S. Bay St. in Eustis. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. Payment must be made by check to AARP. Upon completion of the course, Florida drivers 50 or older may be eligible for insurance discounts. Call 352-394-0250.
AARP SMART DRIVER CLASS: From 6 to 9 p.m. at South Lake Hospital, 1935 Don Wickham Drive in Clermont. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. Payment must be made by check to AARP. Upon completion of the course, Florida drivers 50 or older may be eligible for insurance discounts. Call 352-394-0250.

WEDNESDAY


PAWS READING DOGS: From 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Licensed therapy dogs visit the library each month for children to read them a story. Free. Call 352-735-7180, option 5.
LIFE LUNCHEON: At 11:30 a.m. at Lake Tech, 2001 Kurt St. in Eustis. A social support group for the widowed. Cost is $11. Call 787-0403 to RSVP.
ESSENTIAL TREMOR SUPPORT GROUP: At 2 p.m. at the St. Timothy Ministry Building, 1351 Paige Place in Lady Lake. Learn methods of coping, medications, helpful hints, support and understanding for you and your caregiver. Call 787-3866 or email kstaylor62@usa2net.net.
COOKING FOR 1 OR 2: From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Minneola City Hall, 800 U.S. Highway 27. Free. This hands-on class teaches how to downsize and simplify meal preparation and includes a demonstration and tasting. Register at 352-343-4101, ext. 2719 or mjarrell@ufl.edu.
PASTFINDERS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: Computer class from 1 to 3 p.m. on the second floor of the Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Call 352-242-9805.
PASTFINDERS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: How to organize your research at 10 a.m. on the second floor of the Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Call 352-242-9805.
READING PAWS: From 4 to 5 p.m. at the Eustis Memorial Library, 120 N. Center St. Each child gets 15 minutes to read their favorite book to a specially-trained Reading Paws dog. Call 352-357-5686.
SUBMARINE VETERANS MEETING: At 1 p.m. in the grand hall at American Legion Post 347, 699 W. Lady Lake Blvd in Lady Lake. Every third Wednesday of the month.
THANKSGIVING CHILI DINNER/COOKOUT: At 11:30 a.m. at the Triangle Boat Club, 12001 U.S. Highway 441 in Tavares. With volleyball and corn hole. Guests are welcome. Call 352-533-8398.
LAKE TOASTMASTERS MEETING: From noon to 1 p.m. every other Wednesday through Dec. 14 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Rd. in Tavares. Toastmasters International, founded in 1924, is regarded as the leading organization dedicated to communication and leadership-skill development. Call Cathie Catasus at 407-760-1396 or email catasus@yahoo.com.
WACKY SENIOR WEDNESDAYS: From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Eustis Recreation Department, 2214 Bates Ave. Test your hand or mind at trivia, card games, dice games or puzzles. Free for all seniors. Call 352-357-8510.
TEEN CLUB: From 3:30 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Free events include crafts, interactive games, movies, video games, challenges and party time. Call Tim Hocker at 352-728-9790 or email tim.hocker@leesburgflorida.gov.
BINGO: From 6 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Sign in at the door. Connect with members and see what the post is all about. Call 352-323-8750, and ask for an AMVET officer or auxiliary officer.
CANASTA: At 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 W. Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills. Call 352-324-0254 to register.
BIBLE STUDY: From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday through Dec. 21 at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. John Penn will lead a study entitled “The Big Picture of Scripture,” a 12-week overview of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. All welcome. Call 352-259-9305 or go to www.fairwaycc.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 17


WAREHOUSE SALE: From 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Florida Hospital Waterman warehouse, 2250 Huffstetler Drive in Tavares. Desks, chairs, file cabinets, hospital beds, office supplies, framed art, medical supplies, shelving and more will be available for sale. All proceeds benefit the Florida Hospital Waterman Foundation.
WRITER'S CLUB: At 4 p.m. at the Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 West Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills. Please bring anything you are working on so the group can discuss and share tips with each other.
HOLIDAY CRAFT CLASS: From 10 a.m. to noon at Dade Battlefield Historic Park, 7200 County Road 603 in Bushnell. Join us to make your own special holiday ornaments out of pine needles, cereal rye and palm and palmetto fronds. Cost is $3 per vehicle or annual park pass, plus $5 per person. Call 352-793-4781.
RABBI'S ROUNDTABLE: At 1 p.m. at Sumter County Administration and Library Building at 7375 Powell Road in Wildwood (near Pinellas Plaza and 466A). The Rabbi’s Roundtable series explores Jewish spiritual belief and how it affects our thoughts, our actions and our personal experiences and aspirations.
THIRD THURSDAY BIKE NITE: At 6:30 p.m. at The Great Chicago Fire Brewery and Tap House, 311 W. Magnolia St. in Leesburg. All bikes welcome, live music, happy hour specials from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
PASTFINDERS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: General help session from from 9 a.m. to noon on the second floor of the Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Call 352-242-9805.
RAMEN PARTY: From 5 to 6 p.m. at the Eustis Memorial Library, 120 N. Center St. Love manga & anime? Want to meet other fans? Then don’t miss MAC Club. Call 352-357-5686.
FOOD TRUCKS: From 5 to 8:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Sunset Park in Mount Dora. Featuring 10 to 12 food trucks. Call 352-383-2165 or email chamber@mountdora.com.
NORTH LAKE TEA PARTY MEETING: At 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Tavares Community Center, 301 E. Caroline St. Free admission and refreshments. Go to www.northlaketeaparty.com or call Mark Fisher at 407-451-8890.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 330 MEETING: At 7 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at Mid-Florida Lakes in Leesburg. Call 352-217-2757.
LAKE COUNTY FARM TOUR: From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lake County Extension Center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares. Cost is $40. Participants will meet at the Lake County Extension Center to begin a guided bus tour of Lake County Agricultural businesses. Call Juanita Popenoe at 352-343-4101 or email jpopenoe@ufl.edu.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18


CLERMONT COMEDY SERIES: From 8 to 10 p.m. at Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27. Cost is $15. The Clermont Comedy Series presents the best in stand-up comedy featuring headliners and crowd favorites from TV and national tours. Beer, wine and craft beer available at concession. Go to www.clermontperformingarts.com.
MOVIE NIGHT: At 6:30 p.m. at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Showing "God's Nopt Dead 2." Free. Call 352-259-9305.
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING: From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Lake Eustis Christian Church, 315 E. Orange Avenue in Eustis. Lunch, beverages, and snacks will be provided at no cost. To register, email Bettie LoCicero at blocicero@cshospice.org or call 352-742-6827.
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 tlnc.director@gmail.com.
THIRD FRIDAY SOCIAL: Social at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Triangle Boat Club, 12001 U.S. Highway 441 in Tavares. $10. Members and guests must register. Call 352-533-8398.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE STAMP CLUB: At 1 p.m. the third Friday of the month at the W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. The club is open to novice and experienced philatelists and casual stamp collectors. call Scot Cornwall at 352-217-2826.
NIGHT PADDLING AND CAMPFIRE: From 6 to 9 p.m. at the Crooked River Preserve, 11121 Lake Louisa Road in Clermont. Navigate by headlamp, view night life and return to enjoy s'mores by the campfire. Bring chairs and headlamps. Call Gail Goldberg at 352-324-6141 or email gailg@lcwa.org.
FOOD TRUCK AND FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: Begins at 5:30 p.m., with movie at sunset, at Lake David Park Gazebo, 243 S. Lake Ave. in Groveland. Free. Call Rebekah Morgan at 352-429-4290x227 or email rebekah.morgan@groveland-fl.gov.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18 to SATURDAY, NOV. 19
SCOTTISH HIGHLAND FESTIVAL: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Elizabeth Evans Park in downtown Mount Dora. Friday will feature the "Night for the Celt" Concert at Elizabeth Evans Park beginning at 7 pm. Saturday will feature Highland Games.

SATURDAY, NOV. 19


DAR MEETING: At 8 p.m. at the Royal Highlands Recreation Center, 5350 Monarch Blvd. in Leesburg. For the Mary Ellen Robertson Chapter. Call Linda Davies at 352-728-3746 or email L.dav49@comcast.net. Go to http://maryellenrobertson.wix.com/merdar.
LEADER OF THE LAKE ROWING REGATTA: From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clermont Boathouse, 1050 Victory Way. Free. Middle school, high school and adult 5k rowing race on Lake Minneola. Call Wendy Burkett at 303-656-6568x816 or email membership@rowlcra.org.
CRAFT FAIR: From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pennbrooke Fairways, 501 State Road 44 West in Leesburg. More than 100 crafters, lunch, bake sale.
FALL BBQ: From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Groveland Senior Center, 142 Mills St. Open house and yard sale. Call 352-429-9513.
CHRISTMAS GIFT AND CRAFT SHOW: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Twin Lakes Retirement Community in Umatilla. Everyone is welcome. Plenty of parking.
ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Legacy of Leesburg Clubhouse, 5400 Legacy Blvd. Free. Rain or shine.Food and beverages available. Some proceeds go to benefit Wounded Warriors, Relay for Life and Angel Flight. Call Monica Gabler at 801-755-9792.
PLANT SALE: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lake County Extension Center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares. Call Vicki Hatfield at 352-343-4101x2714 or email vickihatfield@ufl.edu.
ANNUAL FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER: At 9:30 a.m. at the Colony Cottage Recreation Center in The Villages. Includes brunch, raffles, door prizes and surprises. Fashions will be provided by Anthony's and Steinmart. Tickets are $15. Models will be Honor Flight volunteers and several WWII Veterans. Call LaVerne Hotlz at 352-430-0899 and 443-762-6292.
CELTIC CELEBRATION: Wine reception at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. at the Modernism Museum Mount Dora, 145 East 4th Avenue. $25 for nonmembers, $20 for 3MD members. With Marcille Wallis and Don Pigeon. Go to www.modernismmuseum.org/events or call 352-385-0034.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST:  From 8 to 11 a.m. at Paquette's Farmall Museum, 615 S. Whitney Road in Leesburg. Cost is $15. Partial proceeds to Cornerstone Hospice. Call Stewart Paquette at 352-728-3588 or email stewsstuff@gmail.com.
LAUGH OUT LOUD COMEDY SHOW: Seating at 7:30 p.m., with show at 8 p.m. at the Eustis Community Center, 601 Northshore Drive. Presented by Christian Night Out Comedy Experience. Hosted by Demetrius Meech-Dawg Wheeler, Bennie Mac and Terry Moore. Tickets are $10. Call 352-602-0258 or 305-632-3797.
VETERANS MEETING: The Korean War & Service Veterans Chapter 169 meets at 2 p.m. the third Saturday of the month in the Silver Oaks Room at Saddlebrook Recreation Center, 3010 Saddlebrook Lane in The Villages. All Veterans who served in Korea are urged to attend. Call 352-748-7009.
WOMEN'S CLUB HOLIDAY BAZAAR: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lakes of Mount Dora clubhouse, 8506 Lakes of Mount Dora Blvd. More than 35 artisans and craftsmen with a variety of unique items, plus a silent auction, bake sale and refreshments.

SUNDAY, NOV. 20


HOMECOMING/FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY: At 11 a.m. at New Jacob's Chapel M.B. Church, 410 W. Highway 50 in Clermont. With guest messenger Dr. Adrian Manley Sr., of Christ Centered Fellowship Church. Dinner will be served in the Fellowship Hall after the morning service. Call 352-394-4720.
BAKE SALE FOR CHARITY: From 1 to 7 p.m. at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Every third Sunday of the month. Check time before heading over. Call 352-323-8750, email veteransinfoandevents@gmail.com or go to www.amvets2006.com.
CLERMONT COMIC CON: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27. Cost is $15. This years guests include legendary comic book artist George Perez, Batman writer and the creator of the villain Bane, Chuck Dixon, Thony Silas, artist of Batman Beyond. Call Scott Schlazer at 321-229-7705 or email info@clermontcomiccon.com.
BIBLE STUDY AND FELLOWSHIP: Mercy Church is a new ministry in the Mt. Dora area currently offering Bible study and fellowship every first and third Sunday of the month at 10 a.m. at the home of Pastor Joe Tassell. Go to www.mercychurchfl.org.