• Thousands pack annual Mount Dora Arts Festival

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    Thousands of people packed Mount Dora on Saturday for the 42nd annual arts festival.

    Nearly 300 artists will take part in the event throughout the weekend.

    Photos: 42nd Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival

    Organizers said the city is using shuttles to make it easier for people to get downtown.

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    Saturday afternoon is expected to be the busiest time.

    An artist from Polk County said to expect a lot of variety in styles and prices.

     

     

    “I'm seeing prices, you know, up to $8,000, and then there are probably things that are $25 there, too,” said Blair Updike. “You just don't know.

    More than 200,000 people are expected throughout weekend.

    The festival runs from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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