Residents of Meadowlea Village in Deland, Florida look forward to Friday evenings when the Artisan Alley Farmers Market is open. It’s wonderful to pick up some gorgeous produce, along with scrumptious baked goods, honey and pickles. Arts and crafts are available as well. The hours are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the located is the historic downtown area at 104 South Artisan Alley.
If you’re like most people, you adore touring beautiful historic estates. Deland is home to Stetson Mansion, an impressive home built in 1886 in a “high Victorian” style that is known as Florida’s first luxury estate. The stained glass, chandeliers and inlaid parquet floors are magnificent.
Reservations are required for the 75-minute tours. You may choose from standard tours with an admission fee of $20 for adults or the grand tours with an admission fee of $30 for adults. The address is 1031 Camphor Lane, DeLand.
All the exciting attractions and events of Orlando are only an hour’s drive from the resort. You’ll enjoy attending the Epcot International Festival of the Arts that runs from January 18 through February 25, an extravaganza of visual, performing and culinary arts from around the globe. The special entertainment, such as concerts featuring Broadway songs, in addition to the delicious cuisine will be well worth the trip. It’s also a great opportunity to get in touch with your inner artist through the interactive workshops that will teach various artistic techniques such as mixed-media art and floral design.
Book your spot today! For more information or to make reservations, call 386-736-1853 or email MeadowleaVillage@CoveCommunities.com. The address is 1004 Overlook Drive, Deland, FL.