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April 14, 2014

#18/14

 

GRAPHIC EXCELLENCE: Tena Cottle, Jennifer Cahill Harper & Jennifer Myers Kirton

 

Eustis, FL –  A new exhibition opens on May 2 at the Lake Eustis Museum of art entitled GRAPHIC EXCELLENCE: Tena Cottle, Jennifer Cahill Harper & Jennifer Myers Kirton. These three artists show different visions of excellence in draftsmanship, strength of imagery, and detail. All three live in Lake County.   more


April 10, 2014

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Carrino selected for Economic Development Director position

 

Eustis, FL –  Tom Carrino has been selected as the first Economic Development Director for the City of Eustis. He is currently employed as Economic Development Manager for the City of Urbana, Illinois. more


March 24, 2014

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Cash & Friends returns to the Historic State Theatre

 

Eustis, FL –  Bay Street Players hosts the return of musical sensation Cash & Friends, a tribute to the legendary music of Johnny Cash, June Carter, Patsy Cline and Waylon Jennings, on April 5 at 8:00pm, and April 6 at 2:00pm. This is the third time Cash & Friends has returned to the Bay Street stage.   more


March 18, 2014

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New LEMA Exhibition: CHANGING PLACES - The Art of James M. Bojarzuk

 

Eustis, FL –  Changing Places is a new exhibition of the works of James M. Bojarzuk at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art. The opening reception is Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm where the artist will be present. The exhibition continues through April 26. The exhibition consists of paintings on paper and canvas, as well as polychrome canvas sculpture. more


February 26, 2014

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Wine-A-Fare 2014 at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art

 

Eustis, FL –  The FRIENDS of LEMA proudly present the 2014 Wine-A-Fare on Thursday March 13, 2014 from 5:30-9pm at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art, 1 W. Orange Ave., Eustis FL 32726. Our location inside Ferran Park on Lake Eustis makes this a truly special evening.  more


February 19, 2014

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Eustis Police seeks person of interest

 

Eustis, FL – The Eustis Police Department is seeking information on the location of Andrew “Smurf” Woodruff. Woodruff is a 29 years old, 5’11” black male, and is sought in connection with an attempted homicide that occurred in the early morning hours of February 18, 2014, at 107 E. Kensington Street in the city of Eustis. more


February 3, 2014

#12/14

 

Two Great Events, One Special Evening

 

Eustis, FL –  Stroll the Historic Downtown Eustis' 8th annual Arts in the Air, Fine Art Banner Exhibit! Public Arts & Music's project consists of 45 original art banners, painted by professional and emerging artists, for a month-long hanging exhibit on the streets Historic Downtown Eustis.  more


February 3, 2014

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Bay Street Players Main Stage at the Historic State Theatre presents Lombardi

 

Eustis, FL –   Bay Street Players Second Stage series presents Eric Simonson’s drama Lombardi, based on the book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss. The story follows legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi through a week in the 1965 season as he attempts to lead his team to the championship. more


January 30, 2014

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Arbor Day Foundation names Eustis Tree City USA, Growth Award Winner

 

Eustis, FL –  Eustis was named a 2013 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor if its commitment to effective urban forest management. The community also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and higher level of tree care.  more


January 22, 2014

#09/14

 

Eustis Band Program 4th Annual Jazz Revue

 

Eustis, FL –   On March 21, 2014, the Eustis Band Program will be having it’s 4th Annual Jazz Revue. A night with a three course meal, served with an evening of the Arts. It will feature live Jazz performances by the Eustis High Panther and Eustis Middle Mustang Jazz Ensembles, student soloists and a special guest artist. more


January 14, 2014

#08/14

 

NEW Exhibition at LEMA features Sculptor Dean S. Warren’s HELMETS for HEROES

 

Eustis, FL –  On January 24, 2014, the Lake Eustis Museum of Art opens an exhibition entitled HELMETS for HEROES: Dean S. Warren. A reception will be held that evening from 6-8pm at the museum. Members are admitted free, otherwise there is a $5 admission.  more


January 14, 2014

#07/14

 

Eustis Government Closure for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

Eustis, FL –   All offices at Eustis City Hall and Parks & Recreation will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Eustis Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, January 18th through Monday January 20th. Scheduled rentals of Parks & Recreation facilities are not affected by this holiday closure. more


January 13, 2014

#06/14

 

GeorgeFest 2014 – “It’s a Grand Old Flag”

 

Eustis, FL –  2014 marks the 112th consecutive annual celebration of GeorgeFest, the 2nd oldest festival celebrating George Washington's Birthday in the nation and the longest running festival of any kind in Florida. Sponsored by the Lake Eustis Chamber of Commerce and our proud partner, the City of Eustis, the festival is an important piece of living, local history. The theme of this year’s festival is “It’s a Grand Old Flag” and is scheduled for February 28 – March 2, 2014.  more


January 8, 2014

#05/14

 

Free Live Oaks available to Eustis residents

 

Eustis, FL –   The City of Eustis is offering free 7-gallon Live Oak trees to Eustis residents at The Market Place – Farmer’s Market on Wednesday, January 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Market Place is located at Palmetto Plaza on the Avenue, 200 Palmetto Street in Eustis (intersection of Kensington St., E. Macdonald Ave. & Palmetto St. off E. Orange Ave.). more


January 8, 2014

#04/14

 

Officer Involved Shooting 

 

Eustis, FL –  On January 7, 2014, investigators from Leesburg and Eustis Police Departments and the Department of Children and Families responded to the Laurel Oaks Apartment complex in the City of Leesburg, as part of an investigation involving allegations of sexual misconduct with a child under 12 years of age and possession of child pornography.  more


January 8, 2014

#03/14

 

City Commission elects 2014 Mayor and Vice Mayor

 

Eustis, FL –  At the Organizational City Commission Meeting at 7:30, January 7, 2014, the Commission formally elected a new Mayor and Vice Mayor to serve in those positions for the current calendar year. Commissioner Linda Bob, Seat 1, was elected by the Commission to serve as the Mayor, and Commissioner Albert Eckian, Seat 5, was elected to serve as the Vice Mayor of Eustis for 2014. more


January 3, 2014

#02/14

 

Community Health Fair - CANCELLED 

 

Eustis, FL –  Start your New Year off right – attend the Healthy Happy New Year Community Health Fair! A number of related vendors and organizations will be available to provide you with health information and wellness tools to make your 2014 truly happy and healthy!    more


January 3, 2014

#01/14

 

Eustis selected for the 2013 Domestic Wastewater Plant Operations Excellence Award

 

Eustis, FL –  The City of Eustis has been selected to receive a 2013 Domestic Wastewater Plant Operations Excellence Award from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in recognition of outstanding treatment plant operation, maintenance, and compliance. The award will be presented at a ceremony at a Florida Rural Water Association seminar called Focus on Change on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Ocala, Florida. more


December 19, 2013

#75/13

 

Community Health Fair Call to Vendors

 

Eustis, FL –  The City of Eustis is hosting a community health fair from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 8, 2013 at Palmetto Plaza (200 Palmetto Street, Eustis). The health fair is open to all health and wellness related businesses and organizations, and vendor fees will not apply. Vendors must supply their own equipment and setups (i.e. chairs, tables, tents) for use at the fair.    more


December 17, 2013

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Eustis City Government Closures for 2013 Christmas and New Year Holidays

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis City Government will be closed for normal business in observance of the 2013 Christmas and New Year Holidays. Click this link for closure information and garbage / yard trash recycling service dates. more


December 12, 2013

#73/13

 

AT the HOP

 

Eustis, FL –  On January 17, 2014, the Lake Eustis Museum of Art will hold a very special fundraising dance. AT the HOP will be held at the Eustis Community Center, 601 Northshore Drive in Eustis from 7pm until ?    more


December 11, 2013

#72/13

 

Eustis Police seeks assistance!

 

Eustis, FL –  On November 12, 2013, the victim had her purse stolen from the Burger King restaurant located at 1990 N. SR 19 in Eustis. Shortly after the theft, the suspect shown in this surveillance photo used the victim’s stolen debit card to make two fraudulent transactions in the Leesburg area. more


December 9, 2013

#71/13

 

Call For Artists! - 8th Annual "Arts in the Air"

 

Eustis, FL –  Public Arts & Music (PAM) is issuing a call for professional & emerging artists to participate in the award-winning “Arts in the Air” Banner Project. Banners will be displayed on the lamp poles lining the bricked downtown streets of Eustis. This “gallery on the streets” runs January 12 through February 12, 2014, culminating in a Silent Banner Auction and Downtown Wine Walk, February 15th.   more


December 5, 2013

#70/13

 

BSP Young People’s Theatre at the Historic State Theatre presents: Annie, Jr.

 

Eustis, FL –  ‘The sun will come out tomorrow’ for the seriously ill children who attend Camp Boggy Creek, thanks in part to the actors at Bay Street Players’ Young People’s Theatre (YPT)! The much loved musical, Anne, Jr. is being proudly presented by Bay Street Players and its YPT program with the proceeds from the Saturday, December 14, 2 p.m. performance being donated to Camp Boggy Creek! more


December 3, 2013

#69/13

 

City seeks development partnership for property along CR44

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis City commission recently expressed interest in a joint economic development venture with any private development group who shares in the community’s vision for development of the property located along CR44. Six parcels, ranging from 4.40 acres to 38.33 acres, have been identified for this venture and can be developed in part, or as a whole.   more


November 25, 2013

#68/13

 

December 2013 @ LEMA: Holiday Art & Gift Workshops

 

Eustis, FL –  This December, the Lake Eustis Museum of Art will host two art workshops at the museum, dedicated to the creation of special holiday gifts for you and your family. more


November 6, 2013

#67/13

 

Eustis City Government Closures for Veterans Day and Thanksgiving

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis City Government will be closed for normal business in observance of 2013 Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Holidays. Follow this link for closure date details.  more


November 4, 2013

#66/13

 

Grand Opening! - The Market Place

 

Eustis, FL –  A brand new farmer’s market will debut on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 in Eustis! The market, which takes place at Palmetto Plaza on The Avenue (Kensington St. at E. MacDonald & Palmetto off Orange Ave.), operates weekly on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. more


October 28, 2013

#65/13

 

Inspired by Art: A Holiday Décor Event

 

Eustis, FL –  On Friday, November 1, 2013, the Lake Eustis Museum of Art will preview Inspired by Art: A Holiday Décor Event. The preview exhibition will continue and culminate in a Holiday Reception with Silent Auction on Friday, November 8, 6:00 pm—8:30 pm at the museum. There is a $10 admission to the event, and all proceeds go to sponsor the continuing activities and programming at LEMA.  more


October 2, 2013

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EHS Homecoming - "Salty Panthers: These Cats Can Handle Water"

 

Eustis, FL –  On Wednesday, October 9, Eustis High School is kicking off its homecoming week with a parade through the heart of Eustis. The participants will be showcasing this year’s nautical theme with pirate ships and cruise boat floats. The public is encourage to come out along the parade route and show their Panther Pride! more


October 1, 2013

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CALL TO VENDORS! - The Market Place

 

Eustis, FL –  The City of Eustis is proud to announce a new farmer’s market opportunity! Beginning on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Market Place will operate weekly at Palmetto Plaza on the Avenue (intersection of Kensington St., E. Macdonald Ave. & Palmetto St., off E. Orange Ave.)    more


October 1, 2013

#62/13

 

16th Annual Lake County Folk Festival

 

Eustis, FL –  Did you know the longest running FREE folk festival in the State of Florida is held right here in Central Florida! On October 12th and13th, musicians, crafters, and artists converge on Historic Eustis and the Alice McClelland Memorial Bandshell on Lake Eustis for the 16th Annual Lake County Folk Festival. more


September 27, 2013

#61/13

 

City Of Eustis announces Annexation Incentive Program

 

Eustis, FL –  During the regular City Commission Meeting on August 20, 2013, the City approved Resolution 13-55 which establishes an annexation incentive program. This program waives all application fees associated with voluntary annexation requests submitted between October 1, 2013 and October 31, 2013. Property owners who are eligible to participate in this program include those who are adjacent to parcels within the city limits, and potentially additional property owners who are not currently adjacent but may become so as other property owners in their area participate.    more


September 26, 2013

#60/13

 

Halloween Partiers Beware: EPD Cracking down on drunk drivers

 

Eustis, FL –  This Halloween, Eustis Police will crack down on drunk drivers throughout the region with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort, and Eustis Police Department has given a fair warning to all partygoers: keep the party off the road. more


September 25, 2013

#59/13

 

Lakeside Sip and Paint Socials with KATE HALL

 

Eustis, FL –  Starting in October, the Lake Eustis Museum of Art will host a new program devoted to the creative artist in all of us . . . Lakeside Sip and Paint Socials. Held at the museum’s singularly picturesque location on Lake Eustis, award-winning artist Kate Hall invites you to create alongside your girlfriends in a relaxed studio atmosphere.    more


September 23, 2013

#58/13

 

197.91 Acres of Eustis Sprayfield being offered to the public

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis City Commission has recently offered City-owned property south of SR 44, east of Cardinal Lane for sale to the public. The property, known as the Eustis Sprayfield, is 197.91 acres that is the southern portion of a site identified by Alt Key #2609524. more


September 19, 2013

#57/13

 

Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

 

Eustis, FL –  On August 14, 2013, Charles William Andrew Watts, 43 years old, of Eustis, took his personal computer to a local computer repair shop in Eustis for repair due to it containing viruses. Upon the computer technician attempting to repair the computer several images thought to be child pornography were discovered on the computer. Detectives of Eustis Police Department were contacted and responded to take possession of the computer.    more


September 17, 2013

#56/13

 

Arrested for Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a Child

 

Eustis, FL –  On September 13, 2013, detectives of Eustis Police Department received a report that the mother’s boyfriend had molested a child. This act occurred on September 12, 2013. more


September 11, 2013

#55/13

 

Execution of search warrant results in two arrests

 

Eustis, FL –  During the morning hours of September 11, 2013, Eustis Police Department detectives executed a search warrant at 1603 Rose Lane, Eustis, FL with the assistance of Eustis SWAT team. The warrant was issued by a judge after the Eustis Police Department conducted an extensive investigation into the allegation of illegal narcotics being sold from the home.   more


September 6, 2013

#54/13

 

Eustis establishes the Downtown Waterfront Entertainment District

 

Eustis, FL –  During the regular City Commission Meeting on September 5, 2013, the City adopted Ordinance #13-11 which establishes an entertainment district in specific areas of Historic Downtown Eustis. more


September 5, 2013

#53/13

 

Stockwell Exhibition opens at Lake Eustis Museum of Art

 

Eustis, FL –  On September 20, the Lake Eustis Museum of Art opens a significant exhibition on one of Eustis’ art legends: PAINTING EUSTIS: Catherine Haynes Stockwell. A pioneer both as an artist and as a person, Stockwell’s legacy includes a number of paintings that represent Florida during her lifetime. This exhibition focuses on these very special images of a rapidly disappearing landscape.   more


August 27, 2013

#52/13

 

Eustis City Government Closure for Labor Day

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis City Government will be closed for normal business in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2, 2013. Normal hours of business will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd. Click here for details. more


August 23, 2013

#51/13

 

Eustis Police Department requests assistance in identifying suspects

 

Eustis, FL –  On July 12, 2013, a vehicle burglary occurred at the Lake County Tax Collector’s Office, 15733 Dora Avenue, Eustis. Video surveillance shows a green in color, older model Chevrolet Blazer type vehicle with a spare tire mounted on the back, enter the parking lot and park next to the victim’s vehicle. A white male can be seen approaching the driver’s side of the victim’s vehicle, then leaving the scene. The driver’s side window was broken and purse was taken from the vehicle.    more


August 19, 2013

#50/13

 

Watercolor Painting Class starting at LEMA

 

Eustis, FL –  The Lake Eustis Museum of Art is especially featuring a NEW class at its museum location on Lake Eustis in Ferran Park in downtown Eustis. The class features local watercolor painter and teacher Dawn Baldacchino. more


August 2, 2013

#49/13

 

LEMA Fall 2013 Art Classes

 

Eustis, FL –  The Lake Eustis Museum of Art has new and exciting art classes starting in September at the Museum at 1 W. Orange Avenue and at the Eustis Service Center at 301 W. Ward Avenue.    more


July 31, 2013

#48/13

 

Eustis Police Department joins national crackdown on drunk driving

 

Eustis, FL –  From mid-August through Labor Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Eustis, will run from August 16 through September 2, 2013. more


July 30, 2013

#47/13

 

DeLite’s Bakery is open for business in downtown Eustis

 

Eustis, FL –  There is little that says “hometown ambiance” more than a bakery in the heart of a city’s central business core – and Eustis has one! DeLite’s Bakery, located at 132 E. Magnolia Avenue, opened its doors for business on July 2nd and has been “delighting” customers ever since. A public grand opening will be scheduled in the near future.    more


July 25, 2013

#46/13

 

A Musical Matinee at The Historic State Theatre

 

Eustis, FL –  Public Arts & Music, Lake Eustis Institute, and Bay Street Players present the 2013 Variety Show Series: A Musical Matinee at the Historic State Theatre, 2:30 PM, Sunday, July 28, 2013. Suggested donation is $15. more


July 2, 2013

#45/13

 

First Friday Street Party!

Celebrating Our Independence

 

Eustis, FL –  Eustis will celebrate Independence Day as part of the City’s First Friday Street Party on July 5th, 6:00 – 10:00 pm. This celebration will feature a fireworks display and plenty of entertainment for the whole family.    more


June 27, 2013

#44/13

 

Eustis City Government Closure for Independence Day

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis City Government will be closed for normal business in observance of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Normal hours of business will resume on Friday, July 5th. more


June 26, 2013

#43/13

 

LEMA Permanent Collection

 

Eustis, FL –  On July 12, 2013, the Lake Eustis Museum of Art will open a new exhibition highlighting selections from the artworks assembled during its history: the LEMA Permanent Collection. The exhibition will continue through September 8. The opening reception is Friday July 12, 6-8pm at the museum. The public is invited; admission is a $5 donation, with members free.    more


June 20, 2013

#42/13

 

Eustis Police Department Warns Drivers to "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" This 4th of July

 

Eustis, FL –  Americans love to celebrate the Fourth of July with family, friends, food and fireworks, but too often alcohol turns the party into a tragedy, making this iconic holiday one of the most deadly days of the year on the nation’s roads. That is why this Fourth of July, Eustis Florida is stepping up police presence throughout the local region as part of the ongoing “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement crackdown to catch and arrest impaired drivers who put themselves and others at risk. more


June 14, 2013

#41/13

 

Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce hires Executive Director

 

Eustis, FL –  The Lake Eustis Chamber of Commerce has named Christie Bobbitt the Executive Director of the Eustis Chamber of Commerce. Bobbitt replaces former Executive Director Nancy Muenzmay who accepted the position of Director of Incubator Programs with Lake Sumter State College.    more


June 4, 2013

#40/13

 

Bay Street Players inaugurates Author Program with Theatrical Murder Mystery

 

Eustis, FL –  The Bay Street Players will host a series of book signings beginning with mystery writer Elizabeth Ireland and her new book, Death Takes Center Stage on June 15 from 2-5 at the State Theater located at 109 N. Bay Street in downtown Eustis. more


May 21, 2013

#39/13

 

Eustis City Government Closure for Memorial Day

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis City Government will be closed for normal business in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2013. Normal hours of business will resume on Tuesday, May 28th. Follow this link for detailed information:    more


May 17, 2013

#38/13

 

Eustis utility rates increase effective June 1st

 

Eustis, FL –  Effective June 1, 2013, the rates for water, sewer and reclaimed water services will increase. These adjustments will first be seen on bills that are received after July 1, 2013. more


May 1, 2013

#37/13

 

Execution of search warrant results in three arrests

 

Eustis, FL –  During the early morning hours of May 10, 2013, Eustis Police Department detectives executed a search warrant at 1507 Bates Avenue, Eustis, FL with the assistance of Eustis SWAT team. This property is owned and managed by the Eustis Housing Authority. The warrant was issued by a judge after the Eustis Police Department conducted an extensive investigation into the allegation of illegal narcotics being sold from the home.    more


May 10, 2013

#36/13

 

Life Drawing and Art Classes at LEMA

 

Eustis, FL –  The Lake Eustis Museum of Art is beginning a LIFE DRAWING class. Moderated by artist/teacher/illustrator Lew Clayton, the sessions will be held on Tuesday nights from 6-9pm at the museum, and artists of all levels are welcome. Bring your own easels! There will be no formal instruction. Artists and models must be at least 21 years of age. For more information, please call the museum at (352) 483-2900. more


May 1, 2013

#35/13

 

Partnership keeps the Classic Car Show in Eustis a big draw

 

Eustis, FL –  A partnership between the Eustis Business Alliance (EBA) and the City of Eustis ensured that the popular Downtown Cruise-In continued uninterrupted following the dissolution of Eustis Main Street, Inc. The first event held by the new partnership was held on Saturday, April 27th and featured over 150 classic and exotic automobiles.    more


May 1, 2013

#34/13

 

Eustis Police Department accepting applications for 2013 Citizens Police Academy

 

Eustis, FL –  The Eustis Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2013 Citizens Police Academy. This popular program, now in its third year, provides an excellent opportunity for citizens to become familiar with the daily operations of the Eustis Police Department and enables participants to gain a better understanding of the procedures, guidelines, responsibilities, demands, personnel, equipment, policies and laws that guide the department’s decisions. more


April 25, 2013

#33/13

 

Multi-agency operation results in multiple arrests

 

Eustis, FL –  During the late evening hours of April 23, 2013, a multijurisdictional task force involving detectives of the Eustis Police Department, narcotic agents of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and DEA executed a search warrant at 205 W. Chesley Avenue in Eustis.    more


April 24, 2013

#32/13

 

COLOR and LIGHT: Ellie Diez-Massaro

 

Eustis, FL –  On May 3, 2013, the Lake Eustis Museum will open a new exhibition: COLOR and LIGHT: Ellie Diez-Massaro. This brilliant artist hand paints black-and-white infrared photographic prints to create stunning evocations of color, light, and mood. The artist’s work has been exhibited across the United States in many, many venues. Diez-Massaro takes otherwise ordinary landscapes and turns them into magical dreamscapes. more


April 19, 2013

#31/13

 

Chamber seeking craft and agricultural-based vendors for BlueZberry 2013

 

Eustis, FL –  Calling all vendors! The Lake Eustis Chamber of Commerce is now accepting vendor applications for The BlueZberry Festival. The Inaugural Blueberry Festival will be held at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 18 with a V.I.P. Reception for vendors, sponsors and special guests on Friday, May 17.   more


April 17, 2013

#30/13

 

Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative at Eustis Police Department

 

Eustis, FL –  On April 27, 2013, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, the Eustis Police Department will participate in the National Drug Enforcement (DEA) Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative at the Eustis Police Department, 51. E. Norton Avenue, Eustis, FL 32726. more


April 11, 2013

#29/13

 

One Dane Place now open on Magnolia Avenue

 

Eustis, FL –  One Dane Place opened their doors as a "Crafts and More", art and craft consignment shop, new to Eustis in October 2012. Cyndi Haapapuro and Andy Rutigliano started with a storefront on Grove Street in Eustis with only 1,200 square feet and 15 contributing artists and crafters. By December 2012, they outgrew the store and renovated an adjacent building for an additional 1,200 square feet to accommodate the incredible talent in the Golden Triangle area.   more


April 3, 2013

#28/13

 

Bay Street Players presents Dearly Departed

 

Eustis, FL –  Bay Street Players is pleased to present the comedy Dearly Departed at the historic State Theatre in downtown Eustis, April 12 – May 5, 2013. Dearly Departed, a comedy by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones centers on the Turpin Family. more


March 25, 2013

#26/13

 

First Friday Street Fest under new management

 

Eustis, FL –  The City of Eustis has announced that it is assuming sponsorship of the long-standing monthly Downtown First Friday Street Fests. This action came in the wake of Eustis Main Street, Inc.’s notice to the City on March 20th stating they no longer are financially able to meet the terms of their grant agreement with the City, including the sponsorship of the First Friday Street Fest. more


March 20, 2013

#25/13

 

Historical Museum hosts Antiques Appraisal Clinic

 

Eustis, FL –  Ethel Ryan has spent the last month talking with experts in the field of antiques. She’s searched out men and women with experience in jewelry, weapons, musical instruments, art and glassware to assist with a special Antiques Appraisal Clinic scheduled for Sunday, March 24th.   more


March 18, 2013

#24/13

 

Last week to sign up for new LEMA classes

 

Eustis, FL –  Late this March, Lake Eustis Museum of Art is beginning the latest in its new series of art classes. Lasting for six-week terms, classes will be held at the museum in its new location at 1 West Orange Avenue near downtown in Ferran Park. more


March 15, 2013

#23/13

 

Library scheduled to close for parking lot paving

 

Eustis, FL – The Eustis Memorial Library parking lot is the last on a schedule of ongoing City pavement projects. The extensive project will require closing the Library building and closing the parking lot to automobile and foot traffic from April 8th – April 17th. During the Library closure, Eustis City Hall, located at 10 N. Grove Street, will be the place to pick up your IRS tax forms if you have not picked them up from the Eustis Memorial Library by Saturday April 6th. IRS tax form may also be found online at www.IRS.gov.  more


March 12, 2013

#22/13

 

2nd Annual Miss Eustis Scholarship Pageant

 

Eustis, FL –  Applications are now being accepted for the 2nd Annual Miss Eustis Scholarship Pageant. The pageant will be held Saturday, April 27 at Eustis High School Auditorium, 1300 E. Washington Avenue. This is the 2nd annual pageant to be held since the 24-year absence which resumed in 2012. more


March 11, 2013

#21/13

 

Leave No Trace in Bear Country

 

Eustis, FL – Lake County residents are fortunate to live in a community composed of a mosaic of: natural areas, cities, and towns interspersed throughout our County. This intermix provides delightful homes for humans and wildlife, including Florida Black Bears.  more


February 22, 2013

#20/13

 

HE SHE WE - The Exhibition

 

Eustis, FL –  Doug Hays, Sculptor and Brenda Heim, Abstract Expressionist will exhibit works of sculpture and paint with collaborative pieces at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art (LEMA) from March 8 - April 28, 2013. An opening reception will be held Friday, March 8 from 6-8pm. Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday 10 am-4 pm and noon-4 pm on Saturday. more


February 21, 2013

#19/13

 

Street closures announced for GeorgeFest Celebration

 

Eustis, FL – As we welcome all residents and visitors to the 111th Annual GeorgeFest Parade & Festival, we would like to remind everyone of traffic patter changes, closures, and delays associated with this event.  more


February 19, 2013

#18/13

 

Eustis Relay for Life Team held lunch auction to raise money to fight cancer

 

Eustis, FL –  Eustis residents showed their support by bidding on a lunch auction to help raise money to fight cancer. With the help of social media, the Eustis Relay for Life team posted an auction on the Fire Department’s Facebook page to have lunch with the firefighters. The three highest bidders had the opportunity to dine with Eustis’ Bravest. more


February 13, 2013

#17/13

 

Black History Month Library Program: "The Service of 'People of Color' in the Civil War"

 

Eustis, FL – Author, researcher, historical re-enactor and storyteller, Mary L. Jackson Fears will present “The Service of 'People of Color' in the Civil War” at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 28th at the Eustis Woman’s Club.  more


February 13, 2013

#16/13

 

Eustis Police Department recognizes Officer and Employee of the Year

 

Eustis, FL –  On Tuesday, February 5, 2013, the Eustis Police Department recognized their Officer and Employee of the year for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in our community. Sergeant Nicole Kerley was named Officer of the Year and Janel Ternasky for the Employee of the year. more


February 11, 2013

#15/13

 

Bay Street Players to present Red

 

Eustis, FLRed, a drama Josh Logan, will open at the State Theatre in downtown Eustis on February 21 and run through February 24. Called “a visceral exercise in art appreciation” by the New York Times, Red tells the story of artist Mark Rothko, and his commission in 1958 to paint a series of murals for the Four Seasons restaurant in New York.  more


February 8, 2013

#14/13

 

AUDITIONS: See Rock City & Other Destinations

 

Eustis, FL –   Auditions for the Second Stage production See Rock City & Other Destinations by Brad Alexander and Bay Street Players Young People’s Theatre alumnus Adam Mathias will be February 11 from 7:00-9:00pm at the State Theatre at 109 N. Bay Street in downtown Eustis. more


February 7, 2013

#13/13

 

In Honor of Valentine's Day...Two Sides of the Same Coin at Bay Street Players CANCELLED

 

Eustis, FL – On two consecutive nights BSP will present two different plays, each with a different epistolary take on long-term relationships and keeping in touch the old fashioned way.  more


February 6, 2013

#12/13

 

Lake Eustis Museum of Art offers "HOW TO LOOK AT ART!"

 

Eustis, FL –   Noted art historian and museum professional, Dr. Arthur Blumenthal, will be conducting his popular one-day workshop “HOW TO LOOK AT ART!” at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art on Saturday, March 9, from 10 am to 4 pm. The tuition is $45, or $40 for LEMA members. This covers a full day of personal instruction in the galleries, snacks, coffee, and all instructional material. Enrollment is limited to 25 people. more


February 1, 2013

#11/13

 

Bay Street Players bids a fond farewell to Artistic Director

 

Eustis, FL – Long-time Artistic Director, David Clevinger, will relinquish his responsibilities and duties as active Artistic Director for Bay Street Players Sunday, February 3, 2013. Clevinger started with BSP as a guest director for Secret Garden in 2003 and was named full-time Artistic Director the following season. His vision and artistic guidance have made Bay Street Players one of the top community theatres in Central Florida.  more


February 1, 2013

#10/13

 

Finnegan's Colonial Tavern celebrates its grand opening!

 

Eustis, FL –   Tim Finnegan and Nick Magrone, celebrated the opening of their new business with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on January 25th, making it the newest business in Eustis. Finnegan's Colonial Tavern, located at 2060 S. Bay Street, joins a successful line up food & beverage entertainment venues in Eustis and will feature food, beverage and live entertainment. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony attracted over 350 people to the historic tavern. more


January 31, 2013

#09/13

 

Lake Eustis Museum of Art now renting spaces

 

Eustis, FL – The Lake Eustis Museum of Art is now renting spaces to interested organizations, businesses, groups and individuals for meetings, receptions, seminars, workshops, and more. Call (352) 483-2900 to reserve a spot. LEMA members get a discounted rate. There is plenty of parking, located in Ferran Park not far from all of downtown Eustis’ amenities.  more


January 29, 2013

#08/13

 

Bay Street Players presents "Vanities"

 

Eustis, FL –   Vanities, the laugh-out-loud comedy about the friendship among three small town girls coming of age in the 1960s and ‘70s, opens at the State Theatre in downtown Eustis on February 3 and runs for three consecutive Sunday nights through February 17. This bittersweet comedy by Jack Heifner is an astute, snapshot-sharp chronicle of the lives of the three young women as they prepare to graduate from high school, navigate college, and launch out into the wide world. It is the story of the nature of friendship and how it can change through time. BSP’s production is directed by David Clevinger and includes the talent of Stephanie Kuzicki, Mariah Lester and SaraJane Olson. more


January 22, 2013

#07/13

 

Bay Street Players opens bawdy comedy "Avenue Q"

 

Eustis, FL –   AVENUE Q, the bawdy and downright naughty Tony Award-winning musical by Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx, and Jeff Whitty opens at the State Theatre located at 109 N. Bay Street in downtown Eustis January 25 and will run through February 17. Called “one of the funniest shows you’re ever likely to see” by Entertainment Weekly, AVENUE Q features a cast of humans and puppets who tell a story about trying to make it in New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account.  more


January 17, 2013

#06/13

 

Eustis Government Closure for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

Eustis, FL –   All offices at Eustis City Hall and Parks & Recreation will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2013, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Eustis Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, January 19th through Monday January 21st. Scheduled rentals of Parks & Recreation facilities are not affected by this holiday closure. more


January 10, 2013

#05/13

 

GeorgeFest 2013 - "Let Freedom Ring"

 

Eustis, FL –   2013 marks the 111th consecutive annual celebration of GeorgeFest, the 2nd oldest festival celebrating George Washington's Birthday in the nation and the longest running festival of any kind in Florida. Sponsored by the Lake Eustis Chamber of Commerce and our proud partner, the City of Eustis, the festival is an important piece of living, local history. The theme of this year’s festival is “Let Freedom Ring” and is scheduled for February 22-24, 2013.  more


January 8, 2013

#04/13

 

New Commission elects Mayor and Vice Mayor

 

Eustis, FL –   At the Organizational City Commission Meeting at 7:30, January 8, 2013, one of the Commission’s first actions was to formally recognize the public service of outgoing Mayor Susan Hooper, Seat 4 (January 2009 – December 2012), and Commissioner William Ferree, Seat 5 (January 2009 – December 2012). Each were presented with plaques and Hooper was presented with the traditional “gavel plaque” for her service as Mayor in 2012. more


January 8, 2013

#03/13

 

Uniquely Eustis - A Taste of Eustis and Silent Auction

 

Eustis, FL –   Eustis Main Street, Inc. presents the 4th Annual Uniquely Eustis – A Taste of Eustis and Silent Auction. This event will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Eustis Community Center, located on the beautiful lakefront of Lake Eustis.  more


January 3, 2013

#02/13

 

Lake Eustis Museum of Art Grand Opening Reception

 

Eustis, FL –   On January 18, 2013, the Board of Directors of the Lake Eustis Museum of Art will host a GRAND OPENING of their new location from 6 to 8pm. Refreshments will be served at 1 West Orange Avenue, Eustis, Florida 32726. Learn about the SPECIAL BENEFITS of becoming a LEMA member. There is plenty of parking . . . EVERYONE is invited! Not a member? No problem. Consider becoming one that evening. more


January 3, 2013

#01/13

 

Fire & Police Departments holding auctions benefiting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life

 

Eustis, FL –   Beginning immediately and through the month of January, the Eustis Fire & Police Departments will be accepting bids for 4 different auctions to benefit the American Cancer Society as part of the Eustis / Tavares Relay for Life. Bids can be posted on the City of Eustis, Eustis Police Department or the Eustis Fire Department's Facebook pages. The winners will be announced on February 1st on each of the social networking sites.  more


   
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