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2016 Florida Strawberry Festival and Parade features Concerts, Rides, and Strawberries in March

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about sustainable farming and eating locally-grown produce of fruits and vegetables.  Since 1930, there hasn’t been a place where that has been so true than in Plant City and their … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center September 11th-13th

The Orlando Home & Garden Show takes place at the Orange County Convention Center twice a year, once in March and again in September. The Fall Show will take place on Friday, September 11th through Sunday, September 13th, 2015. Orlando Home & Garden Show … Continue reading

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2015 Mother’s Day Ideas in Orlando for Dinner and Things to Do in Winter Park, Disney World, and Orlando featuring Harry P Leu Gardens

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and Orlando Local Guide has you covered for dinner ideas and things to do. From movies, to restaurants, and brunch, there are all sorts of ways to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day in … Continue reading

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2015 Central Florida Earth Day Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando on April 25th

Downtown Orlando goes green on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 to celebrate Earth Day from 10 AM – 6 PM for Central Florida Earth Day 2015. Central Florida Earth Day Every April, 200-300 environmentally friendly vendors specializing in organic and recycled materials … Continue reading

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Darden Restaurants Lead the Effort in Recycling Organic Food Waste

When visiting a Longhorn Steakhouse or Capital Grille for a night out on the town, the focus of the night typically revolves around whether you should choose the rib-eye or the filet and not what the restaurants recycling efforts are. … Continue reading

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2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Featuring Disney’s Topiary Displays March 4th through May 27th

Topiary Displays and Disney World have always gone hand in hand as Walt Disney, the person, got the idea of creating Disney character inspired topiary displays by seeing traditional topiary gardens in Europe. In 1963, Disney asked his landscaping team to create the now famous … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Home Show at the Orange County Convention Center features the Best of Home Decorating and Remodeling on October 4th-6th

Back in the go-go days of new home construction in the Orlando area, there were many standalone places to shop at for home decorating and renovation products. Home construction store Expo Design Center was a permanent home show of specialized … Continue reading

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Fort Lauderdale Beach Weekend Getaway Featuring the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens and Las Olas Boulevard

About a little over 3 hours drive south on the Florida Turnpike from Orlando International Airport is Fort Lauderdale Beach, a great weekend getaway for travelers visiting the Orlando area or locals looking to get away for a few days. Orlando … Continue reading

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Lukas Nursery and Butterfly Encounter in Oviedo

In the city of Oviedo, there is a small attraction called the Lukas Butterfly Encounter. The 4,000 Sq Ft encounter is part of a much bigger nursery that is well organized and probably the biggest in the central florida area. … Continue reading

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