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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 Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.

Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm Mon-Sat. 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 & 3:00. They are approximately one hour, weather permitting.

Orange Blossom Tram Tours are $10.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children 3 to 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 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.
 February
February 28, 2015 and March 1, 2015
Saturday and Sunday
9:00am to 5:00pm

Orange Blossom Festival

Entrance Fee is $3.00 per person or $5.00 for two people. Children 14 and under are FREE. Parking is FREE. You can find get in free coupons in many local Newspapers!

Back by popular demand:

The World Famous Wallenda Troupe! (Performances at 11:30 & 3:00, both days of festival)
They offer thrills, stunts and highwire entertainment. From daredevil acts to theatrical entertainment, The World Famous Wallendas provide top-notch, quality entertainment at 11:30 and 3:00 both Saturday & Sunday. As a Guinness Book of World Records holder, Nik Wallenda endeavors to bring more record-breaking events to the books with the troupe. Their entertainment goes beyond the traditional limitations of the past, but honors those who built the traditions that made the Wallenda name what it is today.

For your musical delight, local bluegrass band HWY 41 SOUTH will be playing at 2:00pm on Saturday and Sunday for our festival! We are so excited to have them play for you!

Our Orange Blossom Tram Tour times are 10:30, 12:30, 2:00 and 3:45 for both days.

Below is a list of performance times for all other performers!

Saturday:
9:00 Wakeland chorus/dance
9:30 Jaszewska School of Performing Arts
10:00 DJ
10:30 Southeast Chamber Orchestra
11:00 Southeast Guitar Ensemble
12:00 Harmony B
12:30 Starfire Dancers
2:00 HWY 41 South

Sunday:
8:00 5K Run in the Grove
9:30 Jaszewska School of Performing Arts
10:00 Diamonds and Pearls Dance Team
10:30 DJ
11:00 Braden River Jazz Band
12:30 Salute To America
2:00 HWY 41 South

To add to the fun, we will have Antique Car Shows; kids will love our brand new orange-themed Kid Zone, featuring citrus-themed games such as “Juice Slam," “Hungry Mixon Man," "Stockin Fruit," “Ring Toss,” and more. Special appearances by your favorite super heros and your favorite princess sisters…”Do you want to build a snowman?” Yes, they will be here to take pictures and sign autographs at 11:00, 1:00 & 3:30!! You will also have a chance to win four Frozen on Ice tickets in one of our raffles!!

Lots to do….along with pony rides, bungee jumping, bounce houses, live entertainment, delicious food (Sausage Burgers, Pizza, Philly Cheesesteak, FAMOUS AMISH DONUTS, Crab Cakes, Strawberry Shortcakes & more), and over 70 crafters!

 March
March 1, 2015
Sunday - 8:00am
Annual Orange Blossom 5K Run Through the Groves

Mixon Fruit Farms presents LECOM’s 1st Annual Orange Blossom 5K Run Through the Groves!!! Register Now!!

For More Information Click Here

Questions call or email....Sherig@mixon.com
941-748-5829 x280

Download Event Flyer


Saturday March 7th, 2015
11:00am - 12:00pm
Essential Oil Class

Doterra Oil - Essential Oil Class is back at Mixon's! Come and join us for this informative, fun event!

Stay for lunch afterwards at our Groveside Deli with the best Cuban sandwich in town!
Saturday March 7th, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Citrus 101

Mixon's is having a Citrus 101 class with Mr. Bill Mixon in our Honeybell Hall!

Learn all about citrus fruit and spend the afternoon at our fruit farm with plenty to do for all!
March 15, 2015
Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Summer Fun and Camp Expo

Manasota Family and Kids' Directory presents: Summer Fun and Camp Expo at Mixon Fruit Farms!

There will be vendors, family entertainment, great food, bounce houses, games, raffles, prizes, children's performances and much more!

You won't want to miss this one-stop shopping for summer camps, activities, educational opportunities, birthday party vendors and fun for the kids! You can meet with dozens of summer camp and activities directors and explore Mixon's with your family!

Sponsorships & Vendor opportunities are available now. For information or to register, visit www.manasotakids.com or contact Kristi at Manasotakids@outlook.com or 941-773-5978.


Monday, March 30th - Thursday, April 2nd
9:00am - 2:00pm
Spring Break Farm Camp

Put a little "AG" in your culture!

We are now offering Mixon's Junior Farm Camp for ages 5-10. It is $120.00 per student including lunch and snacks. You'll also receive a free "Captain Citrus" T-shirt!

These 4 exciting days include these activities:
- Animals with Mr. Damen
- Native American with Mr. Bud
- Fishing with Lakewood Angler's Club
- Citrus Testing with Mr. Bill Mixon
- Orange processing & planting seeds with the Bradenton Garden Club
- Beekeeping with Mr. Jeff
- Local author, Ms. Karen, reading her book
- Songs & many other activities

Call 941-748-5829 for Becky Miller (ext. 256) or Mr. W. to make reservations!

**10% off for children of active military**
**25% off second child in family**

Download Event Flyer


 April
April 8
1:30pm to 3:30pm

High Tea and Fashion Show

Step into style and charm when we host a special High Tea and Fashion Show!

The Lily Bliss Boutique of Bradenton will be presenting a charming afternoon of beautiful clothing and sumptuous treats. Featuring the tea of Mighty Leaf Teas, exclusive tea of the Ritz Carlton hotels, we will be offering samples of their delightful varieties of tea, while enjoying an array of tea sandwiches, as well as Scones and Sweet Treats fit for royalty!

As you enjoy the tasty treats, you will be regaled with a fashion show as only the Lily Bliss Boutique can present.

Ladies, be sure to wear your best fancy hats! We will also be holding a Fancy Hat Contest! The winner of the contest will be presented with a Gift Certificate to Mixon Fruit Farms!

The cost for this event is only $20 per person...Or, if you register after March 1st, 2015 it is $25 per person.

Make your reservation now...Seating is limited!

Click Here to Download the Event Flyer



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Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 5:00pm Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.
Mixon ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAM TOURS are 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00. They are approximately one hour, weather permitting.
Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.
Mixon OFFICE hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday-Saturday. Closed Sunday.

Friday, February 27, 2015


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