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February  2015
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Events on February 4, 2015
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 4, 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: The Yearling - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: February 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on February 5, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 6, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 5, 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 February 6, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 7, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 7, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
  • 2015 Budweiser Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm
    Location: 2400 Havendale Blvd NW, 2400 Havendale Boulevard Northwest, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
    Description: Featuring food, music and fun, this Florida BBQ Association-sanctioned event is a fundraiser for the Citrus Center Boys and Girls Clubs. For details, go online to http://boysandgirlsbbq.com/.
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Events on February 7, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 8, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 8, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 7, 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
  • Pancake Day - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 7, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
  • 2015 Budweiser Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 7, 2015 - 5:30 pm
    Location: 2400 Havendale Blvd NW, 2400 Havendale Boulevard Northwest, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
    Description: Featuring food, music and fun, this Florida BBQ Association-sanctioned event is a fundraiser for the Citrus Center Boys and Girls Clubs. For details, go online to http://boysandgirlsbbq.com/.
  • Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: February 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 7900 Old Kings Rd N, Palm Coast, FL 32137, USA
    Description: The Florida Agricultural Museum is holding its Fifth Annual Hot N’ Spicy Blues Festival, beginning at 11 a.m. at 7900 Old Kings Road North in Palm Coast. Admission is $5 per person, and proceeds will help support museum programs and Feed Flagler. For details, visit http://hypehub.org/event/hot-n-spicy-festival-0 or call (386) 446-7630.
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Events on February 8, 2015
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 9, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 9, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
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Events on February 9, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 10, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 10, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
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Events on February 10, 2015
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 11, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 11, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
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Events on February 11, 2015
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 12, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 12, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 11, 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.
  • Hand Made Cards Class - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: February 11, 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 February 12, 2015
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 13, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 13, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 12, 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 February 13, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 14, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 14, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
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Events on February 14, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Polk County Cattlemen’s Trade Show & Ranch Rodeo
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: U.S. Highway 17 N, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
    Description: This annual event, which is co-sponsored by the PCCA and the UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, will be held at the Bartow Horse Arena at the Polk County Agri-Civic Center, 1702 U.S. Highway 17 S. in Bartow. The Trade Show will be held in a 40' x 100' tent adjacent to the rodeo arena. Admission to the Trade Show and Ranch Rodeo will be free for the nearly 300 Polk County Cattlemen’s Association members, their households, trade show exhibitors, and children ages 8 and under. It's $10 admission for all other attendees. The Trade Show will begin at 9 a.m. followed by the Ranch Rodeo starting at 1 p.m. Concessions will be available for lunch. For details, call Bridget Carlisle at (863) 588-2697.
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
  • Highlands County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 781 Magnolia Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, USA
    Description: The Highlands County Fair brings together the best livestock displays, food vendors, carnival rides, contests, and entertainment for one of the most enjoyed annual events in Highlands County. Come out to 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. For details, visit http://www.hcfair.net.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 14, 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
  • Annual Crate Label Show - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 14, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on February 15, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
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Events on February 16, 2015
  • Florida State Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610, United States
    Description: There’s something for everyone at the fair! Come out to the Florida State Fairgrounds and enjoy the attractions, entertainment, shows, contests, food, and much more. For details and a schedule of events, visit http://www.floridastatefair.com.
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
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Events on February 17, 2015
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 18, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
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Events on February 18, 2015
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 18, 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: February 18, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on February 19, 2015
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 19, 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 February 20, 2015
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 21, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
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Events on February 21, 2015
  • Hardee County Fair
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 22, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Civic Center Dr, Wauchula, FL 33873, USA
    Description: At the Hardee County Fair, guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, livestock shows, pageants, and much more! Come to the fairgrounds in Wauchula on Civic Center Drive. For details, including tickets and directions, go to http://www.hardeecountyfair.org.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 21, 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
  • Find That Critter - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on February 25, 2015
  • Hardee County's 47th Annual Pioneer Park Days
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 26, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Pioneer Park, State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17, Zolfo Springs, Fla.
    Description: Come out to Pioneer Park in Zolfo Springs to enjoy the antique engines and car show, flea market, antique tractors, live entertainment, steam engines, farm equipment, and more. Plus, see the Florida Frontiersmen 1800s-era pioneer living demonstrations daily. Event will take place at Pioneer Park at the corner of State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17 in Zolfo Springs, Fla. For details, call Jane Long at (863) 773-2161.
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 25, 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.
  • Spring Boutonniere Class - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: February 25, 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 February 26, 2015
  • Hardee County's 47th Annual Pioneer Park Days
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Pioneer Park, State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17, Zolfo Springs, Fla.
    Description: Come out to Pioneer Park in Zolfo Springs to enjoy the antique engines and car show, flea market, antique tractors, live entertainment, steam engines, farm equipment, and more. Plus, see the Florida Frontiersmen 1800s-era pioneer living demonstrations daily. Event will take place at Pioneer Park at the corner of State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17 in Zolfo Springs, Fla. For details, call Jane Long at (863) 773-2161.
  • Florida Strawberry Festival
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 303 N Lemon St, Plant City, FL 33563, USA
    Description: Beginning January 29, you can get your advance admission tickets at participating Publix Super Markets. Guests come from near and far to 303 North Lemon Street in Plant City to enjoy exhibits of agriculture, commerce, industry, livestock, fine arts, horticulture, and crafts. For details, visit http://www.flstrawberryfestival.com.
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 26, 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.
  • Polk Agriculture Economic Summit
    Starts: 11:30 am
    Ends: February 26, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844, United States
    Description: Join the Polk County Farm Bureau at the Lake Eva Banquet Hall in Haines City from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. At this event, the results of the UF Food & Economic Resources Department’s Polk Agriculture Economic Impact Study will be presented. The cost to attend is $20 per person, and reserved tables of 10 are available. A special menu featuring Fresh From Florida products will be served. Call Lori Kuehl at (863) 533-0561 or email her at lorik@pcfb.org to RSVP.
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Events on February 27, 2015
  • Hardee County's 47th Annual Pioneer Park Days
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Pioneer Park, State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17, Zolfo Springs, Fla.
    Description: Come out to Pioneer Park in Zolfo Springs to enjoy the antique engines and car show, flea market, antique tractors, live entertainment, steam engines, farm equipment, and more. Plus, see the Florida Frontiersmen 1800s-era pioneer living demonstrations daily. Event will take place at Pioneer Park at the corner of State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17 in Zolfo Springs, Fla. For details, call Jane Long at (863) 773-2161.
  • Florida Strawberry Festival
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 303 N Lemon St, Plant City, FL 33563, USA
    Description: Beginning January 29, you can get your advance admission tickets at participating Publix Super Markets. Guests come from near and far to 303 North Lemon Street in Plant City to enjoy exhibits of agriculture, commerce, industry, livestock, fine arts, horticulture, and crafts. For details, visit http://www.flstrawberryfestival.com.
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Events on February 28, 2015
  • Florida Strawberry Festival
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 1, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: 303 N Lemon St, Plant City, FL 33563, USA
    Description: Beginning January 29, you can get your advance admission tickets at participating Publix Super Markets. Guests come from near and far to 303 North Lemon Street in Plant City to enjoy exhibits of agriculture, commerce, industry, livestock, fine arts, horticulture, and crafts. For details, visit http://www.flstrawberryfestival.com.
  • Hardee County's 47th Annual Pioneer Park Days
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 1, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Pioneer Park, State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17, Zolfo Springs, Fla.
    Description: Come out to Pioneer Park in Zolfo Springs to enjoy the antique engines and car show, flea market, antique tractors, live entertainment, steam engines, farm equipment, and more. Plus, see the Florida Frontiersmen 1800s-era pioneer living demonstrations daily. Event will take place at Pioneer Park at the corner of State Road 64 and U.S. Highway 17 in Zolfo Springs, Fla. For details, call Jane Long at (863) 773-2161.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 28, 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
  • Pamper Yourself
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States

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