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Calendar of Events - Mixon Fruit Farms

EVENTS
 Year Round
Current Hours are:

Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Saturday. Closed on Sunday.

Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 3:00pm Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday.


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 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 11:00 & 1:00. Weather permitting. Tours last approximately one hour. Closed on Sunday.

Orange Blossom Tours are $10.00 for Adults & $5.00 for Children 3-12, Plus Tax. Children under 3 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 Preserve will provide an enjoyable interactive presentation about the current rescued Florida animals, reptiles and birds.
The tour will last about an hour and well worth your time.
 July
July 26, 2014
Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts Saturday

Mixon will have Arts, Crafts and more the 4th Saturday of the month July through September.

Mark you calendars and plan on enjoying locally crafted products, such as jewelry, wall hangings, pottery, candles and much more. We've got plenty of room in our warehouse for 20 to 30 booths with authors, crafters, antiques and yummy treats! Don't miss out.

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 August
August 23, 2014
Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts Saturday

Mark you calendars and plan on enjoying locally crafted products, such as jewelry, wall hangings, pottery, candles and much more. We've got plenty of room in our warehouse for 20 to 30 booths with authors, crafters, antiques and yummy treats! Don't miss out.

Sign up to be a vendor

 September
September 27, 2014
Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts Saturday

Mark you calendars and plan on enjoying locally crafted products, such as jewelry, wall hangings, pottery, candles and much more. We've got plenty of room in our warehouse for 20 to 30 booths with authors, crafters, antiques and yummy treats! Don't miss out.

Sign up to be a vendor

 October
October 30, 2014
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Concert in the Grove - Paisley Craze Band

Fun 60's Music enjoyed on the pavilion in the orange grove. $5.00 per person at the entrance.

Food and drink available for purchase.
No coolers please.
Free parking.
 November
November 12, 2014
Wednesday 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Concert in the Grove - Paisley Craze Band

Fun 60's Music enjoyed on the pavilion in the orange grove. $5.00 per person at the entrance.

Food and drink available for purchase.
No coolers please.
Free parking.
November 14, 2014
Friday - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Mixon's Health and Business Fair

Come enjoy our Bi-annual Health & Business Fair. We'll have lots of vendors offering health screenings to keep you healthy and fit. Plenty of business offers and lots of drawings for prizes.
One of our most popular events, don't miss out!

Vendor contracts can be found under the Harvest Festival banner.
November 15, 2014
Saturday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Taste of Mixon - Mac and Cheese Cooking Competition

"A Taste of Mixon's". We will provide you with a passport to travel around our unique store to sample all kinds of the yummy treats we are known for. There will be a station for Mixon's delicious homemade Fudge, our fresh popped Broughies, Jelly and Jam, BBQ, Wisconsin Cheese, McClain's Salsa and chips and Mixon Select Wines. Every customer will get a stamp at each station and a coupon for that item. Once you've tasted all the treats, your passport will be put into a drawing to win over $350.00 in prizes. The winner will receive a night stay at the Bungalow Beach Resort on Anna Maria Island, $50.00 Gift Certificate to Anna Maria Oyster Bar, and a Mixon's gift basket filled with items tasted at the event. Be sure to make your way into the plant to vote on our next menu item.

Contestants are invited to enter a dish in our 1st annual "Mixon Menu Cook Off". This years dish is MAC & CHEESE. The winner will have their dish named after them and be on our menu with a picture of them with their dish for one year! They will win a $150.00 Gift Certificate and a Trophy! To enter call Sheri Gooby at 748-5829 ext. 280.

>> Download Registration Flyer <<


November 19, 2014
Wednesday 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Concert in the Grove - Yesterdayze Band

The Yesterdayze are all about peace, love and rock and roll! Come celebrate the songs of the sixties - and wear your tie dye!
$5.00 per person, cash at the entrance. Beer, Wine, Food & Drink available for purchase. Free Parking
November 22, 2014
Saturday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Mixon Harvest Festival

Mixon's is thrilled to be bringing a brand new Tiger and Elephant Show! The Loomis Brother's Circus will have 6 Tigers and 3 Elephants performing various stunts and acts. There will be 3 half hour shows at 10:00, 12:00 and 3:00. You don't want to miss these amazing animals.
To add to the fun, we will have ELEPHANT RIDES. Also enjoy Pony Rides, Bungee Jumping, Rockwall, Bounce Houses, local entertainment, delicious food offers like Sausage Burgers, Pizza, Philly Cheese Steak, Famous Amish Donuts, and Churros. They'll be over 100 crafters with wonderful products.

We'll be opening our brand new "Mixon's Kids Gamin' Grove". We'll have all kinds of citrus themed games, including....Orange Pickers Toss, Juicin' Bottle Bust, Whippin' Fruit and many more. Let the kids pretend to farm on our real tractors, and interact with animals.

Come make some memories and have some down home country fun at the farm.

Entertainment Schedule:
9:00 - Wakeland Chorus & Dance
9:30 - Southeast Orchestra
10:30 - Southeast Guitar Ensemble
11:00 - Bella School of Ballroom Dance
12:30 - Starfire Dancers
2:00 - Manatee School of Arts Dance
3:30 - Can't Turn Left Band (Middle School Band)

And last but not least - enjoy old fashioned music with a car show near our wedding pavilion. We'll have approximately 40 antique cars on hand for a trip down memory lane.
November 23, 2014
Sunday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Mixon Harvest Festival

Mixon's is thrilled to have a brand new Tiger and Elephant Show! The Loomis Brother's Circus will have 6 Tigers and 3 Elephants performing various stunts and acts. There will be 3 half hour shows at 10:00, 12:00 and 3:00. You don't want to miss these amazing animals.
To add to the fun, we will have ELEPHANT RIDES. Also enjoy Pony Rides, Bungee Jumping, Rockwall, Bounce Houses, local entertainment, delicious food offers like Sausage Burgers, Pizza, Philly Cheese Steak, Famous Amish Donuts, and Churros. They'll be over 100 crafters with wonderful products.

We'll be opening our brand new "Mixon's Kids Gamin' Grove". We'll have all kinds of citrus themed games, including....Orange Pickers Toss, Juicin' Bottle Bust, Whippin' Fruit and many more. Let the kids pretend to farm on our real tractors, and interact with animals.

Come make some memories and have some down home country fun at the farm.

Entertainment Schedule:
10:30 - Diamonds & Pearls Dance Team
11:15 - Shifts End Singers
12:30 - Starfire Dancers
1:30 - Caitlin (Fabulous Teen Singer)
3:30 - Can't Turn Left Band (Middle School Band)

And last but not least - enjoy old fashioned music with a car show near our wedding pavilion. We'll have approximately 40 antique cars on hand for a trip down memory lane.



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Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Saturday. Closed on Sunday.
Mixon ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAM TOURS are 11:00 & 1:00. Weather permitting. Tours last approximately one hour. Closed on Sunday.
Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 3:00pm Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday.
Mixon OFFICE hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014


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