Nov. 2 from 9am Opening Ceremony to Nov. 4 Closing at 5pm (viewing 24 hours daily)
Lady Lake Soccer Field at the corner of Rolling Acres Road and State Highway 466
Traveling Wall is 3/5-scale model of the memorial in Washington, DC. It’s 6-feet tall by 300-feet long.
Leesburg Chili Cook-Off
Saturday, Nov. 3, Chili served at 5pm while supplies last.
Historic Downtown Leesburg Square
Enter your chili recipe to win prizes. Beer, wine and soda available for purchase.
For information, visit www.leesburgparnership.com/chilicookoff.
Fourth Annual Krawl’n for the Fallen
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9,10,11 from 12 Noon Friday until 3pm on Sunday
The Jeep Ranch, 3961 East County Road 470, Sumterville.
Events for Off-Road enthusiasts to raise awareness and support for current law enforcement and honor those who have fallen in the line of duty. The Jeep Ranch is a 2000-acre working cattle ranch in the heart of Central Florida. Pre-registration $60/vehicle at www.eventbrite.com or $80/vehicle at Gate for the weekend, $40/vehicle for Sunday only.
Big Bike Weekend Cycling Expo & Health Fair
Friday, Nov. 9 from 10am to 2pm
La Hacienda Regional Recreation Center, 1200 Avenida Central, The Villages
Visit with many cycling and health-related vendors, free medical information and screenings and sign up for the next morning’s Bicycle Challenge
Big Bike Weekend Bicycle Challenge
Saturday, Nov. 10 from 7am to 4pm
Sign up the day before at the Cycling Expo & Health Fair at La Hacienda Rec Center for distances of 100, 64, 32, 20, 10 miles. For more information, call Shelly Scarborough at 352-751-8871
22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament for Angel Flight Southeast
Monday, Nov. 12 from 8:30am (Veteran’s Day)
Arlington Ridge Golf Club, 4463 Arlington Ridge Boulevard, Leesburg, FL 34748
Register or Sponsor at: AngelFlightSE.or/events
- Helicopter Ball Drop
- $1 million Shot Contest
- Professional Trick Shot Show
- Play with a Professional Athlete
Presented by the Harper Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Thankful Thanksgiving with Chef Warren Caterson
Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 10 to 11:30am, Room 108, (first floor community room)
Cooper Memorial Library in Clermont, 2525 Oakley Seaver Dr., Clermont
Chef Warren shares tips, hint and anecdotes about cooking a Thanksgiving meal. Free.
For information call Dennis Smolarek, 352-536-2275 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Leesburg Partnership Craft Beer & Wine Festival
Friday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 10pm
Market Street between 5th and 1st Streets
Sample a wide variety of beers, wines, and local restaurant foods. Entry fee is $30/advance or $40/Gate. Live music, cash bar. A 21 years and older event.
For information: www.leesburgpartnership.com or call 352-365-0053
First Annual Windy Acres Fall Pro Rodeo
Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 18 Gates open at 12 Noon
Windy Acres Farm, 1350 Miller Blvd., Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Live music until rodeo starts at 2pm daily
Come for burgers, BBQ, fries and watch the eight International Professional Rodeo Association sanctioned events.
Spectator tickets $15/person each show $12 advance tickets, 10 years and younger Free Admission.
KC and The Sunshine Band Coming to The Villages
Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7pm The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center, Spanish Springs
The event will support St. James Episcopal Church’s Jamaica Medical Mission.
For more information, call 352-753-3229
Lake County Balloon Glow
Friday – Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1-2
Lake County Fairgrounds, 2101 County Road 452, Eustis.
Hot air balloon tethered rides and wide variety of food trucks, small shopping villages, activities for the kids including a free visit with Santa.