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November  2014
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Events on November 1, 2014
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 1, 2014 - 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
  • 5th Annual Seminole County Gardening Expo
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: November 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm
    Location: 250 County Home Rd, Sanford, FL 32773, USA
    Description: Featuring:
    • Special Presentations by Robert Bowden & Tom MacCubbin
    • Organic Vegetable Garden Demo
    • How To Clinics
    • Plants & Garden Products
    • Ask the Experts
    • Prize Drawings
    • Food & Drinks
    • Kids Gardening Area

    For more information, visit
    http://www.seminolecountymastergardeners.org/
  • DIY Basket Making - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: November 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on November 5, 2014
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
  • Homemade Potpourri - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: November 5, 2014 - 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 November 6, 2014
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 6, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8-5 p.m. For more information, contact Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
  • 2nd Annual Business Expo & Taste of Mulberry
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: November 6, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Civic Center, 901 NE 5th St, Mulberry, FL 33860, United States
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Events on November 8, 2014
  • Toys for Tots Fundraiser BBQ Fundraiser at International Market World
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: November 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: International Market World will be hosting the Marine Corp Reserve Toys for Tots BBQ Fundraiser on Sat. Nov 8 and Sun. Nov 9th. Stay tuned for more details.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 8, 2014 - 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
  • Holiday Mail for Heroes Program - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: November 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on November 9, 2014
  • Toys for Tots Fundraiser BBQ Fundraiser at International Market World
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: November 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92, Auburndale, FL 33823, United States
    Description: International Market World will be hosting the Marine Corp Reserve Toys for Tots BBQ Fundraiser on Sat. Nov 8 and Sun. Nov 9th. Stay tuned for more details.
  • Walt Hall Tribute Day at LEGOLAND Florida Resort
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: November 9, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: LEGOLAND, 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, FL 33884, United States
    Description: Buy your tickets now for a great event of family fun and fundraising! Proceeds from Walt Hall Tribute Day will go to the Citrus Centers Boys & Girls Clubs, Inc. Join your friends at the Boys & Girls Clubs to honor Walt Hall for his life of service to the kids! Enjoy family fun that only the LEGOLAND® Florida Resort can provide, plus entertainment, photo opportunities, dinner, music, and much more. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to http://www.WaltHallTributeDay.com.
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Events on November 12, 2014
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 12, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
  • Fall Décor Workshop - Florida's Natural Grove Hoouse
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: November 12, 2014 - 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 November 13, 2014
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8-5 p.m. For more information, contact Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on November 15, 2014
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 15, 2014 - 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: November 15, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on November 19, 2014
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 19, 2014 - 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: November 19, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on November 20, 2014
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8-5 p.m. For more information, contact Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
  • Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: November 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Pasco County, FL, USA
    Description: Monthly Intelligence Meeting and Luncheon.
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Events on November 22, 2014
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 22, 2014 - 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
  • "Thankful Pumpkin" Craft - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: November 22, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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Events on November 26, 2014
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
  • Thankful Thumb Citrus Tree - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: November 26, 2014 - 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 November 27, 2014
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 27, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8-5 p.m. For more information, contact Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on November 29, 2014
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 29, 2014 - 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
  • Mulling Cider Sampling - Florida's Natural Grove House
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: November 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Grove House, 20160 U.S. 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853, United States
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