Children 12 and under are invited to participate in our free children’s program in Annie Donnelly Park. Regency era games, crafts, and fun will be presented. For example, a paper boat race will be held in the fountain with the boats children make.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Children's Tea Seating ($25.00) – Children are invited to a special tea just for them. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Perfect opportunity for a parent/child tea or grandma/grandpa tea. “But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea.” Jane Austen Come take Tea with us in this beautiful Queen Ann Style House – The Donnelly House. It is the most photographed house in Lake County, FL. We are serving a specially blended Tea “Divine Jane” by Tantalizing Tea. The Tea includes Scones, Savories and Sweets No gluten free.
Join us for a traditional Regency evening…Watch the sunset over Lake Dora from the balcony of the Yacht Club - one of the best viewpoints in Mount Dora. Our hors d’ouevres and glass of wine along with a cash bar will surely satisfy your appetite. If you play the piano, sing or play an instrument share your talent with us, as the Regency era guests did. And we will have board games and cards so that you can meet new and old friends.
In most of Jane Austen’s novels a Regency Ball appears. This was an event for most Regency era aristocrats to meet others, courting, and socializing. It was an activity all ages participated in. The band, Cantigus Resurrectus will provide the music. This will be our first Ball and we are excited about it. Put on your finery and dancing shoes and come join us. O’douevres and a glass of wine and a cash bar ill be available.
In Annie Donnelly Park - Pavillion and Tent