What’s Happening AROUND TOWN Lake Edition October 2016

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The 2016 Wings and Wildflowers Photo Contest was held to promote ecotourism in Lake County, Florida through submitted photos to be used in print, online and digital media. The first place winner, for 2017 is Cleavy Davis with this photo, Keep Me Under Your Wing (sandhill cranes), Cleavy will receive a $250 cash prize, a complimentary ticket to the Keynote dinner, and her winning photo will be featured on the cover of the 2017 Wings & Wildflowers Calendar.

Mondays. Cagan Chess Club. Chess Club for learning the game of chess and friendly competition at all levels of experience. 5 – 7 p.m. Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont, 34714. Call library for details, (352) 243 – 1840.

4 Yoga for Stress. Need to unwind? We have the perfect class for you. Balanced with humor, movement, and meditation. You will leave feeling refreshed and ready to take on the rest of the week. Donation – based. 6 – 7 p.m. Blissful Life Corporation, 725 E Silver Springs Blvd, Suite 5, Ocala, 34470. (352) 694 – 9642. BlissOcala.org

7 – 9. 42nd Annual Mount Dora Bicycle Festival. Rides of varying lengths and skill levels, cyclist of all ages come and ride. Registration Pricing varies. Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce, 341 N. Alexander St. Mount Dora, 32757. Call (352) 383 – 2165. Go to Mountdorabicyclefestival.com for details.

14 -16. 5th Annual Wings and Wildflower Festival. The festival will offer more than 100 activities and programs over 3 days and features more than 25 birding, wildflower and nature experts. Free. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Venetian Garden, 201 E. Dixie Avenue, Leesburg. Call (352) 742 – 3925. Wingsandwildflowers.com

15 Annual Super Sale. The public is invited to donate items like furniture, gardening equipment, sports items, houseware items, books, and more, but no clothes, shoes or electronics. (Sale items may be brought to Swenson Hall beginning Tuesday, the 11th- Thursday the 15th. Baked good should be brought on Friday, and wrapped for sale labeled.) 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Joy Lutheran Church, 7045 SW 83rd Place at SR 200, Ocala, 34476. For more information, call (906) 221- 5860. Joyocala.com

15 Leesburg Saturday Morning Market. Experience a multitude of vendors selling produce, plants, and flowers, cooked and prepared speciality foods. Enjoy live entertainment from local talent. FREE admission. 8am – 1pm. Downtown Leesburg, 510 West Main Street, Leesburg 34748. (352) 365-0053.

20 Chronicles of YarniaFiber Arts Club. All knitters, crocheters, felters, and other fiber artists welcome to join our group. Sit and create whilst socializing, learn something new. We create items to donate to local hospitals, currently lap blankets and baby hats. 4 – 6 p.m. Cagan Crossing Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont, 34714. (352) 243- 1840. Caganfriends.com

22 and 23. Mount Dora Fall Craft Festival. The streets come alive with more than 400 talented crafters and artists from all over the country displaying and offering for sale their finest works. Enjoy food and free entertainment to round out a perfect day outdoors. FREE admission. 9am – 5pm. Donnelly Street and Fifth Avenue, Mount Dora, 32756. (352) 217-8390.

29 Largest Parapsychology Expo. Free information lectures all day. The purpose of the club is to present new ideas or new perspectives on existing ideas. 30 intuitive readers offering $20 readings, and 65 vendors and holistic health booths. Free Admission. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lake Miona Recreation Center, 1526 Buena Vista Blvd, The Villages. (352) 205 – 6055. Parapsychclub.weebly.com

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