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Calendar of Events - Mixon Fruit Farms

EVENTS
 Year Round
Current Hours are:

Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. MIXON WILL BE CLOSING AT 1:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEB 12. OUR STAFF WILL BE ATTENDING FUNERAL SERVICES FOR OUR MR. BILL MIXON.

Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm, Mon thru Sat. Closed Sundays. CAFE WILL CLOSE AT 1:00 PM FRIDAY, FEB 12. WE WILL BE ATTENDING THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR OUR MR. BILL MIXON.


Mixon’s Gift Shoppe & Groveside Cafe

Mixon Fruit Farms Gift Shoppe and Groveside Cafe is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Come for breakfast or lunch, you’ll find great breakfast selections, delicious deli sandwiches of all sorts, unique salads and special made soups, plus fresh bakery items and cookies. Florida Wines are on hand to sample and purchase from local wineries. People come from all over for Orange Swirl Ice Cream and to browse the Gift Shoppe for all occasion gift items and gourmet foods.
 Year Round
Current Tour Hours & Pricing:

Mixon ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAM TOURS are are 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm. Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday. ONLY THE 11:00 TOUR WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRI, FEB 12. Tours last approximately one hour, weather permitting.

Orange Blossom Tram Tours are $10.00 (plus tax) for Adults, $5.00 (plus tax) for Children 3 to 11. Children 2 and under are FREE.


Times may change without notice. Call ahead to verify departure times.
MIXON’S "ORANGE BLOSSOM" EXPRESS TRAM

Take an informative and educational ride on the Orange Blossom Tram, through the Orange Grove, past the Garden Oasis & Koi Pond with a stop at our Wildlife Rescue. You'll learn all kinds of interesting facts about Florida citrus and other tropical fruit. The stop at our Wildlife Rescue will provide an enjoyable interactive presentation about the current rescued Florida animals, reptiles and birds.
The tour will last about an hour and is well worth your time. Bring your camera! There will be special moments you'll want to remember!
 February
Saturday, February 20, 2016
11am-3pm
TASTE OF MIXON

Take a "Taste Tour" through our store...For Free!! Each person will receive a passport to visit several tasting stations in our store. Get your passport stamped at each tasting station...Then enter for a chance to win a Free Night at the Bungalow Beach Resort!!
This popular event will feature the following Taste Treats:
-Mixon Select Wine
-Wisconsin Cheese
-Fresh Florida Honey
-Air-Popped Broghies
-Mixon Jams & Jellies
-Strawberry Shortcake Shake
-Specialty Grilled Cheese...with Pineapple Preserves, Bacon, Pepperjack Cheese...Made especially for us by Mixon's Grilled Cheese Contest Winner Frank Jones!
-Mixon Homemade Fudge
-Casserina Cookies
-Dakin Dairy Milk
-Specialty Dips

Come on in to the Grove and join the fun!!
Friday, February 26, 2016
11am-3pm
HEALTH & BUSINESS FAIR

Time for Health & Wellness!
Visit Mixon's on February 26 for free health screenings and helpful information for your health & well being! FREE screening for blood pressure and cholesterol, hearing exams, and eye exams.
Special Giveaways for products and services by many of our vendors.
-One Blood
-Hearing Centers of Southwest Florida
-The Eye Associates
-Manatee Memorial Hospital
-Legal Shield
-Humana
-Ameri-Life
-Anderson & Associates
-Meridian Research
-It Works
-Boyer and Boyer
-Max Health
-Lakewood Ranch Urgent Care
-Tidewell Hospice
-American Red Cross
-Blake Hospital
...And many more. Over 55 vendors with helpful information to share.

Door prizes! Raffles! Over 55 Giveaways!!

Come on in...For your health's sake!

(If you wish to register as a vendor, click here for registration form.)
 March
Saturday, March 5, 2016
9am - 5pm
ORANGE BLOSSOM CRAFT FAIR 2016

Mixon's Orange Blossom Arts & Crafts Fair!
A springtime explosion of fabulous Arts & Crafts...Crafts on the Porch, Crafts in the Hall, Crafts in the Packinghouse...Crafters wall to wall! Over 65 booths...Arts, Crafts, Antiques! This special event will feature Arts & Crafts of all varieties. Everyone who attends will have a chance to WIN PRIZES!! NO ADMISSION FEE! We will also have ENTERTAINMENT...Inside!
9:00 DJ Mike Sales
10:00 Southeast Chamber Orchestra
11:00 Manatee High Band
12:00 Starfire Dancers
1:00 Manatee High Drum Line
2:00 Jaszewska School of Performing Arts
3:00 Southeast High Guitar Ensemble
4:00 Manatee Sugarcanes

If you are interested in signing up for a booth, please click here for the registration form.
Saturday, March 5, 2016

LECOM 5K Run Through the Grove

Run, Walk or Jog your way through the Orange Groves! LECOM and Mixon's Fruit Farm are co-hosting the biannual Run through the Groves 5K series on Saturday March 5, 2016. Mixon's Fruit Farm is hosting their Spring event alongside our 5K Run/1 mile walk on a unique trail through the Mixon Fruit Farms orange groves. The top overall male and female will receive a $75.00 gift card to use at Fit 2 Run. All participants will receive a completion medal and the top 3 male and female competitors will receive placement medals. Registration fees include a T-shirt. Register before February 25, 2016, to guarantee a T-shirt in your size.

Our inaugural race last spring was a huge success!

Event details and schedule:

The 5K race will start promptly at 8 am followed by the start of the 1 mile walk at 8:30 am. Runners and walkers can help themselves to a post-race breakfast provided by our wonderful sponsors while they cool down and wait for the announcement of the winners of each division.

There will be LECOM volunteers spread throughout the course to direct participants along with a water station at the 1.5 mile mark. Manatee County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) will be on site the morning of the race.

Male and female age groups are as follows:

14 and under
15-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60 and older

Come join us for our Run (or Walk!) Through the Groves!!
Saturday, March 12, 2016
12:15pm
New World Celts Dancers

To help us "pre" celebrate the luck of the Irish on St Patrick's Day, Mixon's Fruit Farms is pleased to announce that the New World Celts Dancers will be performing in our Groveside Café on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 12:15 pm. Come visit us to enjoy the energetic and entertaining Celts Dancers. Erin Go Bragh!



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Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. MIXON WILL BE CLOSING AT 1:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEB 12. OUR STAFF WILL BE ATTENDING FUNERAL SERVICES FOR OUR MR. BILL MIXON.
Mixon ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAM TOURS are are 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm. Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday. ONLY THE 11:00 TOUR WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRI, FEB 12. Tours last approximately one hour, weather permitting.
Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm, Mon thru Sat. Closed Sundays. CAFE WILL CLOSE AT 1:00 PM FRIDAY, FEB 12. WE WILL BE ATTENDING THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR OUR MR. BILL MIXON.
Mixon OFFICE HOURS are 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. THE OFFICE WILL CLOSE AT 1:00 PM ON FRIDAY, FEB 12. OUR STAFF WILL BE ATTENDING THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR OUR MR. BILL MIXON.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016


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