wine cellarOne of the best things about Florida retirement in Lake Ashton is that there are so many things to do in the summer. Consider a visit to Lakeridge Winery & Vinyards in nearby Clermont.

In addition to regular complimentary tours and wine tastings, Lakeridge Winery’s summer schedule is packed with fun events appropriate for the entire family.

The 2014 Summer Music Series presents live performances from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday afternoon in July. See and hear the area’s most talented musicians on an outdoor stage. Admission is free; Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food are available to purchase. If you’ve got guests spending time with you in your Florida retirement home this summer, this is a great way to entertain them.

On July 5, enjoy award-winning singer, composer, arranger, music producer, and recording artist Tory Wynter. Born in Jamaica, Tory is internationally recognized and an acclaimed ambassador for World Music.

On July 12, listen to Baby Blues & the No Attitude Band featuring the dynamic lead vocals of Leslie Eberline. The group’s music consists of classic rock, R&B, Cajun and a variety of blues appealing to all ages.

On July 19, you can hear the Robert Harris Group, one of Central Florida’s premier jazz and R&B groups. Robert’s three smooth jazz CDs have produced four national radio hits.

On July 26, it’s the Selwyn Birchwood Band, performing with the intensity and feeling of the blues greats. Selwyn Birchwood is backed by a rhythm section consisting of Huff Wright on bass and Calvin Craddock on drums who help deliver a unique brand of swampy Florida blues.

Wear lightweight casual clothes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen – and enjoy!