THURSDAY


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.
SELF-PUBLISHING LECTURE: At 2 p.m. at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main St. Learn tips and pitfalls from Greg Sharp, a publishing executive with thirty years of experience in the industry. Email josephine.dix@leesburgflorida.gov.
THE POWER OF GRATITUDE: From 6 to 8:30 p.m. at LifePointe Church, 3551 E. Orange Ave. in Eustis. Cost is $10 advance, $15 at the door. Registration is required at www.conrycreationhealth.com.
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. 
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


LEESBURG CRAFT BEER, WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL: From 6 to 10 p.m. at Venetian Gardens, 109 West Dixie Ave. Featuring eight regional and six Florida craft breweries. Entertainment by Justin Heet and special guest Jeff Whitfield. $30 advance, $40 at the door. Go to www.leesburgcraftbeerfest.com.
FRIDAY FISH FRY: From 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday 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.
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 and SATURDAY
CHINESE AUCTION: From 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the GFWC Umatilla Woman's Club, 25 E. Lakeview St. Tickets are 25 for $5. Big-ticket items are $1 each, 6 for $5 and 15 for $10. Call 352-406-7601.
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


ROYAL SHOWCASE: At 7:30 p.m. in the Kings Ridge Ballroom, 1900 Kings Ridge Blvd. in Clermont. Admission is $22 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Entertainment by Wayne L. Call 352-242-9653.
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.
"NUNSENSE" BY DAN GOGGIN: At 2 and 8 p.m. 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.
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.
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


FALL RALLY DAY: At 10:45 a.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 480 W. County Road 44 in Eustis. Great Day will perform gospel music. Call 352-406-6123.
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.
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. 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


GREATER LEESBURG DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING: At 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at 1223 W. Main St. Email dhamm60101@aol.com.
CROHN'S AND COLITIS SUPPORT GROUP: From 7 to 9:30 p.m. the third Monday of September and November at New Life Presbyterian Church, 201 La Vista St. in Fruitland Park. Call 561-218-2929, option 1, ext. 8.
ADULT COLORING AND CRAFTING: From 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of the month at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main St. Library will supply coloring pages, crayons, markers and colored pencils. Call 352-728-9790 or email josephine.dix@leesburgflorida.gov.
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.

TUESDAY


COLOR ME CALM: From 2 to 3 p.m. the fourth Tuesday 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.
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.

WEDNESDAY


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.
CLASSIC FILM: From 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. No registration is required for this free program. Call 352-735-7180, option 5.
VETERANS MEETING: The Korean War & Service Veterans Chapter 169 meets at 2 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Leesburg Senior Center, 1211 Penn St. All Veterans who served in Korea are urged to attend. Call 352-748-7009.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25
FOURTH FRIDAY SOCIAL: Social at 5:30 p.m. and Dinner at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month at the Triangle Boat Club, 12001 U.S. Highway 441 in Tavares. Guests are welcome. Cost is $10. To register, call 352-533-8398.

SATURDAY, NOV. 26


SHABBAT THANKSGIVING SERVICE:At 10 a.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom, 315 North 13th St. in Leesburg. The service will include special readings for Thanksgiving. A Kiddush will follow the service.
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE-IN: From 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Eustis and every fourth Saturday of the month. Registration is free to enter a car. Call 352-360-3712.
35TH ANNUAL LIGHT-UP MOUNT DORA: From 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Donnelly Park in downtown Mount Dora. Free. With more than 2 million lights. With Christmas songs and dancers. Call the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce at 352-383-2165.
SATURDAY, NOV. 26 TO SATURDAY, DEC. 3
FESTIVAL OF TREES: From 4 to 8 p.m. through Dec. 3 at at The Grand Oaks Resort, 3000 Marion County Road in Weirsdale. With holiday music and refreshments. Email teri@thegrandoaks.com or call 352-750-5500, ext. 221.

SUNDAY, NOV. 27


LESSONS AND CAROLS: At 7 p.m. at Saint Patrick Catholic Church, 6803 Old Highway 441 South in Mount Dora. No cost, but donations will be accepted. Call 352-383-8556.