THURSDAY


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. 
FREE HELP SESSION: In the Genealogy Room on the second floor of Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Presented by the Pastfinders Genealogical Society. Call 352-242-9805 for time.
COAST GUARD AUXILIARY — FLOTILLA 43 MEETING: At 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Mid-Florida Lakes MHP, 200 Forest Drive in Leesburg. Promote recreational boating safety while receiving specialized training and making new friends. Call 407-761-8764 or email marty@ganii.com.
READER OF THE PACK: From 4 to 5 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Free. All ages are invited to join the PAWS Therapy Dogs. Children can read a book to and pet these trained therapy dogs. Reading skills are strengthened and reading confidence built during literacy time spent with these wonderful dogs. Call Melissa Curry at 352-728-9790 or email melissa.curry@leesburgflorida.gov.

FRIDAY


MEMBER SHOWCASE: Daily through Dec. 23 at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts Gallery, 138 E. 5th Ave. Artists' reception will be on Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 352-383-0880.
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.
WORLD AIDS DAY CELEBRATION: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Berry Park, 1212 Johns Ave. in Leesburg. Presented by the Florida Department of Health in Lake County. Call 352-771-5547.
THE CHRISTMAS CAROL: At 2 p.m. at the W. T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. This performance is suitable for all ages. Email garryl@cityofmountdora.com or call 352-735-7180, option 5.
CHRISTMAS SHOP, HOP AND WINE WALK: From 5 to 9 p.m. at At Two Old Hags Wine Shoppe, 410 West Main St. in Leesburg. Tickets are available by calling Two Old Hags Wine Shop at 352-435-9107.
STREET PARTY: From 6 to 10 p.m. the first Friday of the month in downtown Eustis. Featuring music, food and friends. Accepting applications for vendors. Go to www.eustis.org or call 352-483-5491.
24TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS WALK: From 6 to 9 p.m. in downtown Mount Dora. With fireworks at 8:45 p.m., Ana and Elsa from "Frozen," Santa, reindeer and entertainment.
FRIDAY to SATURDAY
LIGHT UP CLERMONT: From 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2 and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 in downtown Clermont. Friday will feature food trucks, the annual tree lighting, holiday music and Santa and Mrs. Claus. Saturday will feature crafts, food, music and a holiday parade. Go to www.clermontfl.gov/events.
FRIDAY to SUNDAY
21ST ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOWL: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club, 125 Edgerton Court. Spectators are welcome. For information, call 503-317-9759.
MOUNT DORA ART LEAGUE WINTER SHOW: From 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 650 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Free. Call 352-357-1766.

SATURDAY


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.
13TH ANNUAL TOY RUN: Starts at 9 a.m. at Wal-Mart in Leesburg and ends at Gator Harley-Davidson, 1745 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg. Presented by the Lake County United Motorcyclist Association. To register, bring a new, unwrapped toy (no stuffed animals) and $10. Kick Stands Up promptly at 11 a.m.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL: At 2 p.m. at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main St. With Duffy Hudson. Email Josephine Dix at josephine.dix@leesburgflorida.gov or call 352-728-9790.
SHOP FOR CHRISTMAS: At the Minneola City Hall gymnasium. Huge indoor sale with baked items, book sale and yard sale. Call the Minneola Schoolhouse Library at 352-432-3921.
CHRISTMAS PARADE: At 10 a.m. on Old Dixie Highway in Lady Lake. Go to www.ladylake.org.
SAR MEETING: At 11 a.m. at American Legion John Gella Memorial Post 216, 194 W. Fountain St. in Fruitland Park. For the Lake-Sumter Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Visitors are always welcome.
HOLIDAY CONCERT AND OPEN HOUSE: Parade at 10 a.m. at the corner of County Road 229 and County Road 462 and heading to the Royal Park at CR 462 and County Road 235 in Wildwood. Featuring music, holiday art, food and car show. Go to www.youngperformingartists.org.
SANTA SHUFFLE 5K: At 8 a.m. at Tavares City Hall, 201 E. Main St. Go to http://santashuffle.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=6283.
WINTER FESTIVAL: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eustis Middle School, 18725 Bates Ave. Free. Community outreach event to gather vendors, school sponsors and community service projects. Call 352-357-3366.
HUGE SALE: From 8 a.m. to noon at the Clermont Garden Club, 849 West Ave.
CHRISTMAS ON THE CALIGARI: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. at Modernism Museum Mount Dora, 145 East 4th Ave. With classical pianist Jeffrey Chodil. $25 for nonmembers, $20 for 3MD members. Go to www.modernismmuseum.org/events or call 352-385-0034.
PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY SUPPORT GROUP: At 10 a.m. at in the Lodge Card Room at Waterman Village Central Florida, 445 Waterman Ave. in Mount Dora. With guest speaker, John Maiorino, an international speaker on Wellness and New Technologies dealing with illnesses. Call 352-735-2077.
CHRISTMAS OF THE FLORIDA FRONTIER: From 3 to 8 p.m. at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603 in Bushnell. Cost is $5 per vehicle (up to 8) or $2 per person. With music, crafts, dancing, tree decorating, refreshments and vendors.
LEESBURG CHRISTMAS PARADE: From 3 to 9 p.m. in downtown Leesburg. Parade starts at 6 p.m. near 11th and Main streets, heading toward Canal Street. Parade theme is Christmas stories. Go to christmasparade.leesburgpartnership.com, call 352-365-0053 or email Joanie@leesburgpartnership.com.
56th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE: At 10 a.m. in downtown Mount Dora. Free. Entry fee is $20 or a collection of canned goods. With Santa Claus. Call 352-449-8443 or email communications@mtdoralions.org.
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: Parade at 5 p.m. in downtown Tavares. Free.
LIGHTED BOAT PARADE: At 7 p.m. at Lighthouse Park in Mount Dora. Continues up the shoreline toward Tavares. Free.
QUARTERLY BIRD AND BUTTERFLY SURVEY: From 7:30 to 11 a.m. at Lake May Reserve, 36300 County Road 44A in Eustis. 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.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

39TH ANNUAL TOUR OF HOMES: From 2 to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A self-driving tour to see 10 homes that are decorated for the holidays on Deer Island in Tavares. Go to wcfamountdora.com for tickets.

SUNDAY


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.
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.
LIGHT UP AND BOAT PARADE: At 6 p.m. at Venetian Gardens, 109 W. Dixie Ave. in Leesburg. Light Up ceremony is followed by Leesburg's Christmas on the Water Boat Parade at 7 p.m. Go to www.leesburgevents.com.
WILDLIFE HIKE: From 9 to 11 a.m. at the Ellis Acres Reserve, 25302 County Road 42 in Paisley. Call Jonathan Woodruff at 352-431-8798 or email jwoodruff@lakecountyfl.gov.
HANGING OF THE GREEN: Annual Christmas celebration service at 6 p.m. at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Presented by Fairway’s dramatists and choir. Call 352-259-9305 or go to www.fairwaycc.org.

MONDAY


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.
HAPPY HOLIDAY MEALS: At 2 p.m. at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main St. A presentation on preparing healthy holiday recipes. Email josephine.dix@leesburgflorida.gov or call 352-728-9790.
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.
CHRISTMAS PARTY: At 6 p.m. at the at the home of Joyce Stevens in Tavares. For the Gamma Delta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society of key women educators. Call 352-259-4803.

TUESDAY


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.
ANNUAL LUNCHEON: From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline St. $15 per ticket or $145 for a reserved table of eight. Go to http://newvisionfl.org/events for tickets. Hosted by New Vision for Independence and The Mortgage Firm.
DADE PIONEERS: From 3:45 to 6 p.m. at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603 in Bushnell. All children ages 8-18 are invited.
LAKE COUNTY LADIES CHORUS HOLIDAY CONCERT: At 1 p.m. at the the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main St. Email josephine.dix@leesburgflorida.gov or call 352-728-9790.
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY
AARP SMART DRIVER CLASS: From 9 a.m. to noon at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, 3700 S. Highway 27. $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Florida drivers 50 or older may be eligible for insurance discounts. To register, call Pearl at 352-394-0250.

WEDNESDAY


LADY LAKE GARDEN CLUB MEETING: At 11 a.m. at the Lady Lake Community Building, 327 Guava St. Annual holiday luncheon with music. Members should bring a covered dish. Guests welcome.
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.
PROSTATE CANCER PRESENTATION: At 7 p.m. at the Laurel Manor Recreation Center, 1985 Laurel Manor Drive in The Villages. With Dr. Richard Roach.
NORTH LAKE TEA PARTY MEETING: At 7 p.m. the first Wednesday 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.
ANIME AND MANGA CLUB: From 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Free. Call Tim Hocker at 352-728-9790 or email tim.hocker@leesburgflorida.gov.
SUMTER MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION: Meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Oxford Assembly of God, U.S. Highway 301 in Oxford. Call 352-748-6124 or email to oxfordassembly@embarq.mail.com.
AMERICAN LEGION MEETING: At 5:30 p.m. at American Legion Auxiliary 347, 699 W. Lady Lake Drive in Lady Lake. Call 352-750-2099. Meets first Wednesday of every month.
CLASSIC CAR SHOW: At 5 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Hwy 441 Diner, 381 E. Burleigh Blvd. in Tavares. Call 352-508-5494.

THURSDAY, DEC. 8


ANHEUSER BUSCH CLYDESDALES: From 6 to 8 p.m. at Towne Square, 501 W. Main St. in Leesburg. Go to www.leesburgevents.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.
BASKET AND ORNAMENT SALE: From 9 a.m. to noon at Lake Miona Regional Rec Center,1526 Buena Vista Blvd. in The Villages. Proceeds benefit Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis. Free.

FRIDAY, DEC. 9


HOLIDAY SHOWCASE: From 5 to 8 p.m. at Artisans on Fifth, 134 E. Fifth Ave. in Mount Dora. Featuring work from 25 artists. Go to www.artisansonfifth.com.
CELEBRATE SHABBAT: At 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom, 315 North 13th St. in Leesburg. Led by Rabbi Karen Allen. An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service. Go to http://bethsholomflorida.org.
BOAT PARADE: From 5 to 8 p.m. at Griffin Park in Howey-in-the-Hills. With ugly sweater contest and much more.
NUTCRACKER CHRISTMAS SHOW: From 7 to 11 p.m. at Anastassia Ballroom and Dance, 32624 Blossom Lane in Leesburg. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Reserve tickets at 352-533-7400 or info@anastassiaballroom.com.
24th ANNUAL MOUNT DORA CHRISTMAS WALK: From 6 to 9 p.m. at Donnelly Park, on Donnelly Street 5th Avenue in downtown. Free. Featuring live music, dancing, shopping and Santa. Go to www.mountdora.com.
HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS: From 5 p.m. to midnight at Fruitland Park City Hall, 506 W. Berckman St. With Santa and Mrs. Claus, free hot dogs and drinks, bonfire and vendors. Go to http://fruitlandpark.org.
GAME NIGHT: At 6:30 p.m. in classroom C-D 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. Call 352-259-9305 or go to www.fairwaycc.org.
MOVIE IN THE PARK: At 7 p.m. at Ferran Park on the Band Shell stage. Free. Showing "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Call call 352-357-7969 or 352-357-8510.
DUTCH OVEN COOKING: From 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Dade Battlefield Historic Park, 7200 County Road 603 in Bushnell. Make several cast-iron dishes and then sample them. Cost is $3 per vehicle or annual park pass, plus $5 per person. Call 352-793-4781.

SATURDAY, DEC. 10


SANTA MEET AND GREET: From 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks in Clermont. Free. Call 352-243-1840 or email caganfriends@gmail.com.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION: Pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., Reindeer Dash 5k at 9 a.m., doggie costume contest at 10 a.m. and parade at 3 p.m. in Howey-in-the-Hills. With cookie contest, coffee truck and food trucks.
CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK WITH SNOW: From 5 to 9 p.m. at Donnelly Park, 5th Avenue and Donnelly Street in Mount Dora. With snow, sledding, Santa, food, games and fun.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: From 8 to 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Eustis, 117 S. Center St. Enjoy a pancake breakfast and take pictures with Santa. Call 352-598-8105.
41ST ANNUAL CRACKER CHRISTMAS PARADE AND FESTIVAL: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cadwell Park, 3 Cassady St. in Umatilla. Free. Parade will be at 9:30 a.m. with the theme of Santa's toy shop. Dog jog at 9:30 a.m. Go to www.umatillachamber.org.
AUTHORS IN THE PARK: From 1 to 4 p.m. at Osprey Lodge, 1761 Nightingale Lane in Tavares. The 5th Annual Christmas Book-tacular features more than 20 authors. Call Mark Miller at 352-385-4499 or email Mark@MillerWords.com.
WINTER SPARROW ID CLASS: From 8 to 11 a.m. at PEAR Park-WCA, 4800 University Ave. in Leesburg. Free. RSVP to Gallus Quigley at 352-253-4950 or parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov.
25th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE: At 4 p.m. in downtown Groveland. Call Rebekah Morgan at 352-429-4290x227 or email rebekah.morgan@groveland-fl.gov.
LIGHT UP GROVELAND: At 6 p.m. at Lake David Park, 243 S. Lake Ave. With Santa and Mrs. Claus. Call Rebekah Morgan at 352-429-4290x227 or email rebekah.morgan@groveland-fl.gov.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: At 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Lake-Sumter State College's Paul P. Williams Fine Arts Auditorium, 9501 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg. Cost is $27. With the American Big Band. Call Erin O'Steen Lewin at 352-365-3506 or email LewinE@LSSC.edu.
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.
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.

SATURDAY, DEC. 10 and SUNDAY, DEC. 11


ANNUAL WINE AND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont. With festive music, food and beverage vendors, wines and beer. No pets. Go to www.lakeridgewinery.com.
GUN SHOW: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lake County Expo Center/Fairgrounds, 2101 County Road 452 in Eustis. $5. Go to www.flgunshows.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 11


CHRISTMAS CONCERT: At 2 p.m. at St. Timothy Catholic Church, 1351 Paige Place in The Villages. Presented by the Magna Campana Community Handbell Ensemble. Tickets will be available at the door.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: From 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Lake-Sumter State College's Paul P. Williams Fine Arts Auditorium, 9501 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg. Cost is $27. With the American Big Band. Call Erin O'Steen Lewin at 352-365-3506 or email LewinE@LSSC.edu.
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.
THE GIFT OF CHRISTMAS: At 9 and 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Dora, 439 E. Fifth Ave. Call 352-383-2005 or go to www.mtdorafumc.org.