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Friday, February 26, 2021

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Groveland Museum celebrates Founders Day with historical expo

Groveland Museum celebrates Founders Day with historical expo

Today, Groveland is considered to be one of Central Florida’s fastest-growing cities. But its early days were a little less auspicious. Exactly when present-day Groveland was founded isn’t known, other than it was permanently settled sometime in the years following…
Caribbean Groove at Modernism Museum

Caribbean Groove at Modernism Museum

If you enjoy swaying to a Caribbean beat, come hear the Caribbean/Jazz steel drum band Caribbean Groove at the Modernism Museum, 145 E. Fourth Ave., Mount Dora. The band will perform Saturday, March 23, at 7pm. A sparkling wine reception…
Lady Lake Historical Train Museum Re-Opens to Public

Lady Lake Historical Train Museum Re-Opens to Public

Imagine being 135 years old, completely moved off your foundation twice in your lifetime, and having four different jobs, and serving four different railroad companies. Lady Lake’s Historical Train Museum is alive and well after doing all of the above.…
A place to stay and play

A place to stay and play

Gators are wild in Gainesville, especially during football season, but there are plenty of things to do when the Gators leave The Swamp. Though much in Gainesville revolves around the University of Florida, the good news is you can enjoy…
At home with Bowie

At home with Bowie

A museum in Mount Dora is a portal into the private world of the late David Bowie, an innovator in music, film, and style. “Space Oddities: Bowie | Sottsass | Memphis” is on exhibit through October at the Modernism Museum,…
All aboard!

All aboard!

Amtrak’s passenger service through the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains provides a relaxing and picturesque ride into the historic railroad city of Roanoke.    Decades ago, I rode the train every summer to see my grandparents in Pennsylvania. The trip always…
Rockin’ and rollin’ down the Blues Highway

Rockin’ and rollin’ down the Blues Highway

The blues had a baby and they named it rock ’n’ roll.”  ­—Muddy Waters, American blues musician, 1913-1983   The flat, fertile land of the Mississippi Delta seems to roll on as far as the eye can see. The views…
Hamilton’s Philadelphia is hot! 

Hamilton’s Philadelphia is hot! 

‘Hamilton: An American Musical’ is coming to Florida in 2018, and tickets will be so hot you may have a better chance of learning about this controversial Founding Father on a walking tour of Philadelphia. Most people know Alexander Hamilton…
A salute to military history

A salute to military history

Be prepared for your patriotic juices to flow when visiting the Eisenhower Recreation Center. They call it a recreation center. It could easily pass for a military museum. That’s because the array of interesting artifacts and photographs spanning World War…
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