Setting The Mood By Painting Outside

Don’t miss exhibit by Land O’ Lakes Artist Lionel Sanchez From a distance, the watercolor paintings of Lionel Sanchez appear to be very detailed with intricate brushstrokes. But, according to the artist, his work only gives the appearance of detail because of his unique style and brushstrokes. The end result of Sanchez’s art are stunning paintings of rural scenes from his native Colorado, … [Read more...]

Artists of All Kinds Live In Avalon Park Wesley Chapel

Avalon Park Wesley Chapel is a community of over 1,500 residents that has attracted people from around the world, many with unique artistic gifts who enjoy sharing their talents with their neighbors. Richard Terrill is such a resident. He is an accomplished contemporary painter, whose work was exhibited and sold in the museum shop at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, … [Read more...]

Watercolorist Rita Wilson Opens Show At Avalon Park West

Rita Wilson never imagined she would be a watercolor artist. A self-described workaholic, who worked as a project manager for AT&T until she retired six years ago, the Land O’ Lakes resident found that retirement gave her too much time on her hands. “My daughter, Kimber,  told me I needed a hobby – something to stimulate my mind, and a few weeks later I received in the mail a package from … [Read more...]

Avalon Park — A Place to Live, Learn, Work and Play

When families are looking for a new place to call home, they want a community where there is plenty to do. And, that’s why Avalon Park West in Wesley Chapel is one of Pasco’s most in-demand places to live. Things for families to do typically begin with amenities provided by the developer, and few communities offer the recreational activities found at Avalon Park West for residents of all … [Read more...]

Over 700 Homes Sold In Avalon Park West

Avex Homes and Beazer Homes are the exclusive builders in Avalon Park West, a 1,650-acre master-planned community in Wesley Chapel, located 7.5 miles east of I-75 on State Road 54. “We have built over 500 homes in the past five years, and 200 more are under contract,” said Stephanie Lerret, senior vice president of marketing and community relations for Avalon Park Group. “It is very rewarding … [Read more...]

Avalon Park West Brings The Arts To East Pasco

Avalon Park West and the Pasco Fine Arts Council are bringing art and cultural events, exhibits and workshops to East Pasco County through a new public-private partnership. This partnership kicks off in September with a series of art exhibits at the Welcome Center at Avalon Park West in Wesley Chapel, at 33613 State Road 54. The first event will showcase Suzanne Natzke, an accomplished … [Read more...]

New, High-Performing Charter School Coming To Avalon Park West

Families with school-aged children who live in Avalon Park attend some of Pasco County’s best public schools located within a few miles of their homes. Soon, they will have the option of going to a brand-new charter school at the community’s entrance. Pinecrest Academy Wesley Chapel is being opened by Pinecrest Academy Inc., one of the top charter school operators in Florida. In the past few … [Read more...]

New charter school under construction in Wesley Chapel

Pinecrest Academy Wesley Chapel is under construction in the Avalon Park West community, off State Road 54. Officials for Pinecrest and Avalon Park West invited the community to a groundbreaking ceremony, held mostly indoors at Trinity Church of Wesley Chapel, which is next door. The new charter school, expected to open in the fall of 2020, will eventually serve kindergarten through eighth … [Read more...]

Avalon Park West signs first commercial tenant

Avalon Park West in Wesley Chapel announced its first commercial tenant for the master-planned community’s “town center.” Power Martial Arts signed a five-year lease for about 2,500 square feet of retail space in Downtown Avalon Park West, according to a news release from Avalon Park Group. A groundbreaking is expected in 2018, with a grand opening in 2019. Power Martial Arts currently … [Read more...]