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Friday, February 26, 2021

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It’s a bird! It’s a seaplane!

It’s a bird! It’s a seaplane!

Calling all airheads! The Seaplane-a-Palooza is March 30-31, Saturday, 10am-7:30pm and Sunday, 9am-1:30pm. This is an exciting FREE event at the Tavares Seaplane Base in the downtown area with the new Ruby Brick Road. The Seaplane Base is on scene…
Heads up! Seaplane Bingo is coming to Wooton Park

Heads up! Seaplane Bingo is coming to Wooton Park

Splash! Bingo! Visitors to Wooton Park in Tavares will be hearing a lot of those sounds when Jones Brothers Air & Seaplane Adventures hosts the only seaplane bingo game in the country. The one-of-a-kind fundraiser, scheduled for 1pm Saturday, March…
A soft landing

A soft landing

City Manager Al Minner says, “The city of Leesburg is extremely proud of the new seaplane ramp. It was funded primarily by the city’s airport fund but received grants from Lake County and the Florida Department of Transportation.” The ramp…
Near & far

Near & far

Whether it’s a three-hour tour a day away, or a long weekend, there’s plenty to do and lots to see in the sunshine state. GROVELAND / CLERMONT Water ski and wakeboard in South Lake Moving on the water. Story: Theresa…
Lake Harris Hideaway

Lake Harris Hideaway

We were afraid a place called Lake Harris Hideaway would be difficult to find, but it’s right off Lane Park Road in Tavares and easily accessible by car, boat, or seaplane. And whatever you do, don’t worry about parking. There’s…
CITY SERIES: Tavares, America’s Seaplane City

CITY SERIES: Tavares, America’s Seaplane City

The City of Tavares is like the children’s story, “The Little Engine That Could.” Instead of one mountain to climb, the city had several, but the power of positive thinking among city leaders transformed a non-descript and economically challenged county…
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