Your weekend's best bets

Fall is here, and weekend activities are picking up!

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Fall activities are being planned in West Orange County. Pick a few and have some fun!




7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Windermere Preparatory School’s Cypress Center, 6189 Winter Garden Vineland Road, Windermere. The show is open to the community.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at




7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. to noon event Saturday, Sept. 21, at a Windermere lake; meet-up is at Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main St. Children ages 3 through 17 are invited to go shoreline fishing with a Windermere police officer. The first 100 children ages 6 through 17 who sign up could be eligible to fish from a boat. Hosted by the WPD Foundation Inc. in partnership with Get Hooked Bait & Tackle.

To register, call (407) 876-3757 or email [email protected]




4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, along downtown Plant Street in Winter Garden. The event includes about 275 classic cars of all makes and models with WJBJ Cruisin’ with the Classics providing entertainment. The show is held rain or shine and is free and open to the public. Those interested in showcasing their classic vehicle can register the day of the event by arriving between 2 and 3 p.m. in the public parking lot at Plant and Dillard streets.

To register, call (863) 207-2497.




8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, during the Winter Garden Farmers Market, at the downtown pavilion, 104 S. Lakeview Ave. The city of Winter Garden will celebrate the national Miniature Golf Day. Mini golf and life-size yard games will be available to play for free.

(407) 656-4111 or




Noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the SoBo Gallery, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. How is the art world changing in the 21st century? This series is presented by local art historian, artist and writer Adrienne H. Lee as part lecture, part discussion group. Blockbuster museum exhibitions, recent art historical discoveries, new art books, top art auctions and local shows and exhibitions are on the agenda. Tickets are $10 per session for Winter Garden Art Association members, $15 for others.

To register, visit



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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