Music, Arts, Running, Biking Advocacy – It Must be Fall in Clermont

Darlene LoveFall is a favorite time of year for many Floridians and a time for some of Clermont’s most anticipated cultural and sporting events.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

This year’s Red Carpet Gala is headlined by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honoree Darlene Love, who provided background vocals for the Rolling Stones for 30 years. She also performed with The Righteous Brothers, Dionne Warwick, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and many more. The Gala begins at 6 pm and the concert at 8 pm at the Clermont Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit

Saturday, October 17, 2015

The annual Clermont Music Festival is a time for cancer patients, survivors, families and the community to come together for “A Celebration of Hope.” Bring lawn chairs and blankets and spend the day in beautiful Waterfront Park enjoying some of the area’s most talented musicians from noon until 10 pm. There will be a food area and kids zone. The event benefits the Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation. Learn more at

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Runners of all fitness levels are invited to participate in the National Training Center’s (NTC) Tombstone 10 Miler from 7 to 9 am. This race is part of NTC’s Lace It Up Series, a five-part series with each race highlighting a special theme and building on the route and mileage of the previous run. LiveWell Fitness members and South Lake Hospital employees receive discounted entry fees. Visit to learn more.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Food takes the spotlight during Taste of South Lake at Waterfront Park from 5 to 8:30 pm. This popular food, wine, and music festival is hosted by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce and features some of the area’s best restaurants providing samples of their signature dishes and drinks. More information is available at

Saturday, November 7, and Sunday, November 8, 2015

Historic Downtown Clermont is the location for the Downtown Clermont Art Festival, one of the finest art shows in Central Florida. This year’s featured artist is Tampa Bay sculptor Ben Peterson, the Festival’s 2014 winner. Enjoy arts, crafts, and music along a viewer-friendly route on Montrose Street. Learn more at

Friday, November 13, through Sunday, November 15, 2015

Bike Florida has selected Clermont as the location for its third Share the Road Celebration of Cycling because, as the organization says, “Clermont already gets it.” This three-day forum at the Clermont City Center will host biking advocates, elected officials, and transportation planners from around the state for discussions on issues crucial to bike-ped safety in Florida. Key officials on hand include District 1 Secretary for the Florida Department of Transportation Billy Hattaway and Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner. To learn more, visit

Interested in what else Clermont has to offer? This is just the beginning – there’s something for every lifestyle and preference. Let’s talk!

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About Carol Kneller

Carol Kneller is a REALTOR with Avalar Real Estate in Clermont, Florida. She can usually be found on the golf course if it's a day that ends in Y. To contact Carol about Real Estate in the South Lake area, call (321) 297-5465.

Carol Kneller is a Licensed REALTOR® with Avalar Real Estate of Clermont, Florida at 17301 Pagonia Rd., Suite 300