Sour Orange Fest to be served up with quilt contest this year

MOORE HAVEN — Glades County Commissioner Donald Strenth made his annual plug about the upcoming festival in his town of Lakeport at this week’s board meeting, but this year he did it with a little more urgency. “The weekend of the 19th we’re having our Sour Orange Festival in Lakeport, and we’d like for everybody […]

Music livens up the Fourth in Lakeport

Dozens of people came out to celebrate the Fourth of July with their neighbors despite threatening skies and occasional downpours as the Lakeport Community Association threw a little party at the community center. Hot dogs and burgers were grilled, little ones and grown-ups both played games, children enjoyed a bounce house and water slide while […]

Sour Orange Festival & Quilt Show to be held Feb. 3

The 26th annual Sour Orange Festival & Quilt Show will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Lakeport Community Center, 1239 Red Barn Road in Lakeport (Just off Highway 78 between Moore Haven and Okeechobee). A $3 donation is requested for parking. The festival features crafts, clothing, jewelry, live music, […]