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  • Tavares Dragon Boat Festival is warm-up for Villages team before Italy competition

    Tavares Dragon Boat Festival is warm-up for Villages team before Italy competition
    TAVARES — Chinese acrobats and diplomats will set the stage for today's fireworks at dark as the 12th Annual Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival readies for the call of "Paddles Up!" When the traditional command that indicates the first race of...
  • Landscape garden fair seek sponsors, vendors

    The third annual Central Florida Landscape & Garden Fair, scheduled for May 3 and 4 at Discovery Gardens at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares, is accepting sponsorships and exhibitor- and food-vendor rentals. Sponsorship...
  • Free aquatic plants being given to county residents

    Free aquatic plants being given to county residents
    Lake County is well known across the region for its beautiful lakes. County leaders hope to keep them clean and appealing to residents and visitors alike, but need the public’s help for that. Lake County’s Adopt-a-Lake Program, which is...
  • 1940 Citrus edition tells a major chapter of Lake's history

    1940 Citrus edition tells a major chapter of Lake's history
    A reader came to the Sentinel office in Tavares recently carrying what turned out to be a telling political and social history of Lake County in one single printing of the paper. It was the Nov. 24, 1940, "Annual Citrus Edition" of the Sentinel-Star,...
  • Clout Street: Senate's 53 budget amendments spread the love

    Clout Street: Senate's 53 budget amendments spread the love
    TALLAHASSEE -- Even with term-limits and greater budget constraints, the Florida Legislature is still clout street when it comes to doling out tax dollars. That reality was on display Thursday when the Senate Appropriations Committee took up its $74.9...
  • Leesburg right to ask county about taking over Fire Department

    Idle threat or viable promise? Leesburg this week will be asking Lake County officials to consider taking over the city's Fire Department and to name a price to run it. Ask yourself: When was the last time you ever heard of a city even talking about...
  • View restaurant designs and sample food by high-schoolers

    Mount Dora High School's culinary arts and architectural drafting classes will present the seventh annual Tasting Gala from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 12 in the school's Cane Café, 700 N. Highland St. This year, participants will be able to view...
  • Freebie Friday: Iced coffee, and other free stuff this week

    Freebie Friday: Iced coffee, and other free stuff this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free food, events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, galleries, and more, absolutely free.   FREEBIE SPOTLIGHT Free Iced Coffee Day--On Wednesday, March 19 participating Dunkin&...
  • Freebie Friday: Stuff to see, do in Central Florida

    Freebie Friday: Stuff to see, do in Central Florida
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, galleries, and more, absolutely free. Events    BIKE WEEK: city-wide motorcycle festival: daily today through March  16; Downtown...
  • Freebie Friday: Stuff to do in Orlando area

    Freebie Friday: Stuff to do in Orlando area
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, galleries, and more, absolutely free.   Events     BLACK HERITAGE FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Sunday; Pettis Park, 800 Mary Ave....
  • Free admission to the Holy Land Experience, and other free stuff

    Free admission to the Holy Land Experience, and other free stuff
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, galleries, and more  absolutely free.   FREEBIE SPOTLIGHT Free admission to the The Holy Land Experience: Jan. 28, 2014. To find...