Off the Beaten Path Florida Arts Tour
Step off the beaten path and into the artists’ studios…
Ever wondered about where an artist makes their creative magic happen? What is an artist’s studio really like and who are the people who create within those walls? Just what happens in these unique havens of creativity?
“Off the Beaten Path Florida Arts Tour 2014” is a free, self-guiding tour through Central Florida visiting 12 “off the beaten path” artists’ studios and 5 esteemed not for profit centers. Professional artists will open their studio doors to the public, exhibiting their work and giving insight and information on how the magic happens. Several of the 17 tour stops will have hands-on demonstrations. Truly a cultural adventure for art lovers, collectors, families and the holiday shopper.
This studio tour, always held on the first full weekend in December, is Saturday, December 6, from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, December 7, from noon until 5 PM. After October 1st., you can download your tour map with GPS information from the tour website at www.FloridaArtsTour.com and plan to visit beautiful Lake County along picturesque “off the beaten path” roads!
Visit and Experience Lake County
A laid-back, relaxing getaway just an hour from Orlando, Mount Dora offers you the pleasure of Old Florida country living. Lakes, quiet country inns, shops, an old railroad station, a buffet of tasty dining options – all are within steps of each other in Mount Dora. The small-town environment caters particularly to antique enthusiasts from across the state, country and world. Shops in and around the downtown area are full of nostalgic items, valuable antiques and collectibles, and even estate jewelry. Outdoor cafes, gourmet restaurants, galleries, wineries, and bed and breakfast inns also grace the downtown area.
Sponsored in part by Lake County Tourism and First National Bank of Mount Dora