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January  2015
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Events on January 1, 2015
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 1, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on January 3, 2015
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
  • Easy New Year Recipes - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: January 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on January 7, 2015
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 7, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
  • Book Club: A Land Remembered - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: January 7, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
    Description: Kindly RSVP to event. Limited to the first 20. Email grovehouse@citrusworld.com or call 863.679.4110.
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Events on January 8, 2015
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 8, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on January 9, 2015
  • 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 12, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: Join us for the 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow. This is a two weekend event that takes place every January.

    Featuring:

    Indian Village
    Wild West Show
    Native American food and music
    Something for everyone!!

    Contact the market office at 863-665-0062 for more details and special opportunities for student groups and organizations.
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Events on January 10, 2015
  • 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 12, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: Join us for the 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow. This is a two weekend event that takes place every January.

    Featuring:

    Indian Village
    Wild West Show
    Native American food and music
    Something for everyone!!

    Contact the market office at 863-665-0062 for more details and special opportunities for student groups and organizations.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
  • Taste of the Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: January 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on January 11, 2015
  • 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 12, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: Join us for the 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow. This is a two weekend event that takes place every January.

    Featuring:

    Indian Village
    Wild West Show
    Native American food and music
    Something for everyone!!

    Contact the market office at 863-665-0062 for more details and special opportunities for student groups and organizations.
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Events on January 14, 2015
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 14, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
  • Heart Healthy Recipe Ideas - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: January 14, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
    Description: Kindly RSVP to event. Limited to the first 20. Email grovehouse@citrusworld.com or call 863.679.4110.
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Events on January 15, 2015
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 15, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on January 16, 2015
  • 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: Join us for the 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow. This is a two weekend event that takes place every January.

    Featuring:

    Indian Village
    Wild West Show
    Native American food and music
    Something for everyone!!

    Contact the market office at 863-665-0062 for more details and special opportunities for student groups and organizations.
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Events on January 17, 2015
  • 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: Join us for the 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow. This is a two weekend event that takes place every January.

    Featuring:

    Indian Village
    Wild West Show
    Native American food and music
    Something for everyone!!

    Contact the market office at 863-665-0062 for more details and special opportunities for student groups and organizations.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
  • Q&A with UF/IFAS - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: January 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on January 18, 2015
  • 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: Join us for the 2015 Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow. This is a two weekend event that takes place every January.

    Featuring:

    Indian Village
    Wild West Show
    Native American food and music
    Something for everyone!!

    Contact the market office at 863-665-0062 for more details and special opportunities for student groups and organizations.
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Events on January 21, 2015
  • FNGLA's Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States
    Description: The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE), held at the Broward County Convention Center, is THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral, and tropicals in warm and inviting South Florida. TPIE's trade show features 200,000 square feet of living and vibrant plants, creating a virtual indoor garden of show stopping displays. For details and schedules, visit http://www.fngla.org/TPIE/.
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
  • Wind Down Wednesday - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: January 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on January 22, 2015
  • FNGLA's Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States
    Description: The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE), held at the Broward County Convention Center, is THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral, and tropicals in warm and inviting South Florida. TPIE's trade show features 200,000 square feet of living and vibrant plants, creating a virtual indoor garden of show stopping displays. For details and schedules, visit http://www.fngla.org/TPIE/.
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on January 23, 2015
  • FNGLA's Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States
    Description: The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE), held at the Broward County Convention Center, is THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral, and tropicals in warm and inviting South Florida. TPIE's trade show features 200,000 square feet of living and vibrant plants, creating a virtual indoor garden of show stopping displays. For details and schedules, visit http://www.fngla.org/TPIE/.
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Events on January 24, 2015
  • Polk County Youth Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 25, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: Come out to the Polk County Agriculture Complex / W.H. Stuart Conference Center all week for events, shows, exhibits, contests, cake auction, chili cookoff, and much more! The address is 1702 U.S. 17 South in Bartow. For details, visit http://www.pcyf.net.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
  • OJ and the Classics Car Show - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: January 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on January 25, 2015
  • Polk County Youth Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 26, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: Come out to the Polk County Agriculture Complex / W.H. Stuart Conference Center all week for events, shows, exhibits, contests, cake auction, chili cookoff, and much more! The address is 1702 U.S. 17 South in Bartow. For details, visit http://www.pcyf.net.
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Events on January 26, 2015
  • Polk County Youth Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: Come out to the Polk County Agriculture Complex / W.H. Stuart Conference Center all week for events, shows, exhibits, contests, cake auction, chili cookoff, and much more! The address is 1702 U.S. 17 South in Bartow. For details, visit http://www.pcyf.net.
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Events on January 27, 2015
  • Polk County Youth Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: Come out to the Polk County Agriculture Complex / W.H. Stuart Conference Center all week for events, shows, exhibits, contests, cake auction, chili cookoff, and much more! The address is 1702 U.S. 17 South in Bartow. For details, visit http://www.pcyf.net.
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Events on January 28, 2015
  • Polk County Youth Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: Come out to the Polk County Agriculture Complex / W.H. Stuart Conference Center all week for events, shows, exhibits, contests, cake auction, chili cookoff, and much more! The address is 1702 U.S. 17 South in Bartow. For details, visit http://www.pcyf.net.
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
  • Stewardships Efforts Info Session - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: January 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
    Description: Kindly RSVP to event. Limited to the first 20. Email grovehouse@citrusworld.com or call 863.679.4110.
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Events on January 29, 2015
  • Polk County Youth Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 30, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: Come out to the Polk County Agriculture Complex / W.H. Stuart Conference Center all week for events, shows, exhibits, contests, cake auction, chili cookoff, and much more! The address is 1702 U.S. 17 South in Bartow. For details, visit http://www.pcyf.net.
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 29, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on January 30, 2015
  • Polk County Youth Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 31, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: Come out to the Polk County Agriculture Complex / W.H. Stuart Conference Center all week for events, shows, exhibits, contests, cake auction, chili cookoff, and much more! The address is 1702 U.S. 17 South in Bartow. For details, visit http://www.pcyf.net.
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Events on January 31, 2015
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
  • Tea Time at Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States

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