18 Sep 1999
Revised 15 Nov 2002
Revised 13 Aug 2003
Mount Dora area
"Piglet's Pantry" - located at 117 East 4th Av. is a unique gourmet dog bakery, phone 1-888-744-5384. Catalog can be seen at: http://www.pigletspantry.com/
Baker Street Art Gallery - Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am - 2pm. 352/383-0880. The Mount Dora Arts Festival is held out-doors each year in February, with over 300,000 attendence.
Batholomew's Yesteryear Cruises - Highway 441, Tavares. Specializing in group and dinner cruises. 352/343-7047. This and other boat cruises, charters & tours can be found at:
Golf Courses - listed with phone numbers at: http://www.mt-dora.com/business/golfcourses.html
Sightseeing Tours - by carriage, trolley and doodlebug.
Royellou Museum - in the old city jail and fire house in the alley parallel to Baker and Donnelly Sts. between 4th and 5th Avenues. Royellou is the original settlement that was to become Mount Dora.
Lake County Historical Museum - in old courthouse in Tavares, phone 352/343-1987.
Eustis Historical Museum - 536 North Bay St., Eustis, 352/383-0046.
Above three Museums found; http://www.mt-dora.com/museums.htm
Gilbert Park - Tremain St. and Liberty Avenue - has a boat ramp, an All Children's Playground, and large picnic pavilion.
Donnelly Park - at the center of town at Fifth Avenue and Donnelly Street, has an entertainment platform for occasional free concerts, shuffleboard courts and clubhouse.
Palm Island Park - next to Gilbert Park, has the longest boardwalk on a lake in Florida
Evans Park - at the foot of Donnelly Street, has a gazebo, picnicking and fishing.
The IceHouse Theatre - in Mount Dora. Call for show times and ticket prices. 352/383-4616.
25th Annual Mount Dora Bicycle Festival -Oct 15, 16 and 17, 1999, the Silver Anniversary of Florida's oldest bicycle event. Held in Mount Dora, this three day event draws approximately 1500 cyclists. Each day will feature different length and skill level rides and mountain bike trail rides.(Helmets required).
Also a 25th Anniversary Street Party with music and dancing. For more information call the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce 352/383-2165.
Antique Fair - Renninger's Twin Markets, in October. call 352/383-8393.
10th Annual Pet Parade - in Mount Dora is Sat. Nov. 22, 2003. Contact Jean B. Karr 352-735-2262