Top Local Pumpkin Festivals

Happy Fall Y’all!  Time to get outside to explore corn mazes, hunt for the perfect pumpkin in local patches, and take an adventure on the farm.  We have some great local  choices for your family Read More …

Christmas Merchant Stroll

Annual Christmas Walk This event has been our family tradition for years. The kids love seeing all the lights in Donnelly Park, the music tree in Sunset Park (named The Happy Tree by my 3 Read More …

2016 Mt. Dora Halloween Event Guide

The 2016 Halloween weekend is packed full of event from family activities for the young ones through an adult night of Mayhem.  Here is the run down and links to the over 10 events and Read More …

2nd Annual Seafood Festival: Aug 27th & 28th

The 2nd Annual Mt Dora Seafood Festival is just around the corner – August 27 11AM-9PM and Sunday  28th 11AM-5PM. Last year’s inaugural event was overwhelming success, which drew in over 10,000 attendees.  Festival organizers Read More …

Mt. Dora Holiday Events

Christmas time in Mt. Dora is magical.  The millions of twinkling lights adorn the park, the buildings, and along the streets.  The events bring out families and friends as they stroll through the shops and Read More …

Faces of Mt. Dora: Jim & Kim Pinson | Whispering Winds

Happy Little Gift Shop | Whispering Winds The bubbles whirling, twirling, and bringing giggles from people strolling down Donnelly Street flow from the incredibly fun store- Whispering Winds. When Jim and Kim Pinson purchased Whispering Read More …

Mt. Dora Adventure: The CatBoat Tour

Where can you – explore the shoreline of Lake Dora, cruise through the Dora Canal, and speed across the waters of Lake County in your own 2-person boat?  Catboats Tours , located at Gilbert Park Read More …

Weekend Plans August 14th – 16th

This small town has a lot happening this weekend.  Putting it all together in one spot, along with the links to their websites for more information. Friday August 14th Art Stroll 6:00Pm – 8:00PM Walk Read More …

Fabulous Summer Farm to Table Recipes

I recently visited Leipers Fork, TN – a postage stamp of a community with an incredible vibe.  One special place to eat is  Joe Naturals Farm Store & Cafe. This local farmer serves from farm Read More …