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Florida Highwaymen artists return to Mount Dora

RELEASE DATE: January 7, 2010

MOUNT DORA — Florida’s historic landscape artists, known as The Florida Highwaymen, will be returning to Mount Dora for the Fourth Highwaymen Art Show & Sale on Friday, Jan. 8, and Saturday, Jan. 9.

Highwaymen Poster

On Saturday, the Highwaymen artists will display and sell their artwork from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside and outside of the Donnelly Building in Donnelly Park. Participating in this event will be original Highwaymen: Mary Ann Carroll, Al Black, James Gibson, Isaac Knight, Robert Lewis, Roy McLendon and Carnell Smith.

On Friday, the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce will host a free meet-and-greet with the artists from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chamber, located at 341 N. Alexander St. Many vintage Highwaymen paintings will be on exhibit. Refreshments and light appetizers will be served.

The Fourth Highwaymen Art Show & Sale is presented by Heron Cay Lakeview Bed & Breakfast, with cosponsoring by the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce and the City of Mount Dora; and sponsored in part by: The Frosty Mug, Grand Rental Station, Mount Dora Community Trust, Sharp Design and WhatToDoInMountDora.com. The Lake County Tourism & Business Relations Division provided the printing. Margie Salyer and Randy Burgener are coordinating the Fourth Highwaymen Art Show & Sale.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Highwaymen art will be donated to the Restoration Fund for the Historic Mount Dora Train Station, the home of the Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, log on to www.heroncay.com or www.whattodoinmountdora.com, or contact Randy Burgener at (352) 383-4050 or toll free at 1-888-437-6622.


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