Events

Flights for Sight

Flights for Sight Blind Beer Tasting

Experience a sampling of Mount Dora’s finest beers — without your eyes! At this event, to benefit New Vision for Independence, our local agency serving people of all ages with visual impairments, you will wear a blindfold and taste a flight of beers from Mount Dora Brewing.

WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 5 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Mount Dora Brewing
COST: $15 in advance or $20 at the door
Your ticket includes a sampling of six beers and your pick from the appetizer buffet. Additional drinks and food may be purchased separately.

Under 21 not permitted for this special event. Please drink responsibly. Event presented by Chelsea Title.

Click here to purchase your ticket!

 

Eye opener second Tuesday of every month at noon

Eye Opener Tour

Join us for an experiential tour of New Vision to help those without vision loss better understand the need for rehabilitation services in our community.

WHEN: monthly on the second Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m.

WHERE: New Vision’s office at Lake Sumter State College, 9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg – Lake Hall 140

Click here to RSVP to an upcoming tour

 


 

In addition, New Vision hosts several unique special events throughout the year, such as:

Dine for a night without sight

Dining in the Dark

Next: April 12, 2019

This fundraiser meets fun night-out is a great way to learn more about both the challenges faced by those with visual impairment but also how those challenges can be overcome so blindness does not have to mean “the end.”

 

Close Your Eyes

Next: October 2018 (to be announced)

 

Axy Awards & Annual Luncheon

Next: December 2018 (to be announced)

Celebrate the winners of the annual Axy Awards for the most blind-friendly businesses in Lake, Sumter, and The Villages.

 

Event Photos

Photos of many of New Vision’s events are posted on the New Vision Facebook page.