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Love Fest returns!

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It’s a festival all about love! Celebrate the love of the environment, the arts, music and food! Live music by Texas Outlaw Jerry J, The States, and Beemo! DJ Cliff T and DJ Jeff from Remix will be spinning your favorite tunes! Enjoy cocktails from The Guesthouse,  beer from Ten 10 Brewing Company and wine from Quantum Leap Winery! Arts and crafts by Pottery on the Run and SOS Art Gallery, readings by Miss Jessica’s Tarot, henna by Ash Rocks henna, jewelry from Golden Rhino, tie dye from gotkarma and much more! Non profit organizations include Central Florida YMCA, Clean The World, Keep Orlando Beautiful and The City of Orlando. Vendor applications will be accepted until Friday, January 19.  E-mail: director@mills50.org for information. This is a free community event!

Shop Small Business Saturday in Mills 50!

Mills 50 businesses are celebrating Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 25 by offering special deals and discounts!  Participating businesses include Black Rooster Taqueria, Central Florida YMCA, District Market at Mills 50, Eclips Salon & Spa, Educe Salon, Florida Fitness Concepts, Go Big Tees, gotkarma, Jazzercise Orlando Mills 50 Fitness Center, Quantum Leap Winery, Remix Record Shop, The Barefoot Spa, The Salt Room, Track Shack & Tammy Jo Fashion. Love your local business and #shopsmall!

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Mills 50 Historic Homes Tour is Saturday, November 11!

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The Mills 50 Historic Home tour includes six homes located in the Mills 50 neighborhoods. You will tour classic bungalows and other traditional style homes built between the 1920’s & 1950’s. A limited number of tickets are available. Tickets are $35 in advance ($40 day of the tour) at www.orlandoweeklytickets.com/events/48707468/mills-50-historic-homes-tour and include the tour and an after party at The Guesthouse from 5pm until 7pm. Your ticket entitles you to a craft cocktail and appetizers from Black Rooster Taqueria. Attendees are to meet at Colonialtown Neighborhood Center starting at 12:30pm to receive a tour map & tour program.

Ten bands! Ten bucks! It’s Ten 10 Fest!

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This event will include ten of the best local and regional acts, local food, vendors and fun activities for all!  Limited edition craft beers will be brewed and available at Ten10 Fest!  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mills 50!

All craft beers will be $5 at the event.  Purchase tickets at:  www.ten10fest.com/tickets

Celebrate the First Day of Fall at our Pub Crawl!

Friday, September 22 is the Annual First Day of Fall Pub Crawl, starting at 6pm.  Purchase a wristband for $5 at either Wally’s or Ten 10 Brewing Company and receive drink specials at: BART, Lil Indies, St. Matthew’s Tavern, Ten 10 Brewing Company, The Brass Tap – Mills Park, The Guesthouse, Wally’s & Will’s Dirty Laundry.

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Orlando Main Streets Restaurant Week

The third annual Orlando Main Streets Restaurant Week will take place from Friday, August 4 through Saturday, August 12.  Seven Mills 50 restaurants – Black Rooster Taqueria, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Hawkers Asian Street Fare, Maxine’s on Shine, Pop Thai, Shin Jung Korean Restaurant and Ten 10 Brewing Company – will participate.  You may find their menus along with other participating Main Street restaurants at: www.orlandomainstreets.com/restaurantweek

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Orlando United Day

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A Day of Love and Kindness on June 12, 2017, will be a day that we as a community can come together to respectfully honor the memory of the 49 innocent Pulse victims, supporting survivors, and recognize the compassion and love that was displayed by the Central Florida community following the tragedy.  ACT. LOVE. GIVE.

#Mills50Local is back!

The #Mills50Local promotion is back!  36 coupons from 31 Mills 50 District businesses – offering BOGO’s, freebies or substantial discounts – are valid through August 20.  The coupons are only $25 (plus $1.36 shipping) and can be ordered on line at:  https://squareup.com/market/mills-50-main-street

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