Central Florida's blueberry season is in full swing and the local area has plenty of opportunities for picking fresh, ripe berries. Here is the list of local u-pick farms and what they each have to offer.
To celebrate the season, this year's Mount Dora Blueberry Festival will offer a weekend full of blueberry-related vendors and events on April 29 & 30 in downtown's Donnelly Park.
Several Mount Dora and Sorrento residents breathed a sigh of relief in February afterAMCO Development's proposalfor a towering project in the Wolf Branch Innovation District was denied. The relief may have been premature as AMCO has filed legal action against the City. Read more
In keeping with tradition, Mount Dora will host its festive Easter egg hunt again with the help of the Easter Bunny and Mount Dora Fire Department. The fun event is open to kids 10 and under and also provides giveaways and photo ops. Read more
April brings Lake County Fair back to the fairgrounds in Eustis. The event runs from April 6 - 15 and features a lineup of diverse entertainment, livestock shows, and more. Here arefive things to know before heading to the fair.
This fall brings a new art festival to Mount Dora. La Vida Frida Festival will highlight Hispanic art and take place in downtown's Donnelly Park. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. The festival is named for the accomplished Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, who died in 1954.
The City of Mount Dora is considering transferring its police dispatch to Lake County. The final decision will be made by a vote of the City Council later this month. Read more
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After a long absence, Mount Dora'sMellow Mushroomre-opened on U.S. 441 with a lot of significant changes. Read more
The Knowsy Owl, a cute new vintage resale shop is planning to open this week on First Avenue across from First Baptist Church of Mount Dora.
After a years-long transition,Haystax Restaurantis now open in its new Mount Dora location at 2744 W Old Highway 441. The locally-owned eatery relocated from its longstanding Eustis location.
Lake County is about to get more of a great thing! Wolf Branch Brewing is getting ready to open a new location in Leesburg to tap more of its popular micro brews.
Progress is slowly being made at Mount Dora's newest sushi restaurant, Saga Sushi, in the Stoneybrook Hills shopping center. Stay tuned to Mount Dora Buzz on Facebook and Instagram for an opening date.
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Mount Dora's new Fire Station 35 is operational and replaces the old nearby fire station which was no longer suitable. The new location on State Road 19 near Eudora Road will allow for better response times to nearby areas of the city. Fire Station 34 on Donnelly Street will remain operating as usual.
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