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Feel the love at Love Fest on Sunday, January 29!

This FREE event is all about LOVE! Enjoy food, arts & crafts, plants, tarot readings, chair massage, a roaming magician, wine from Quantum Leap Winery, cocktails from The Guesthouse and beer from City Beverages! Live entertainment will be provided by DJ Cliff Tangredi of REMIX, Texas Outlaw – Jerry J, Beemo, Atlas Moon and Milk Carton Superstars! T shirts will be printed on site by Impress Ink! Vendors include Gotkarma, Eclips Salon and Spa, Moonraven Apothecary LLC, Pure Barre Orlando – Mills Park, Martial Arts Center for Health, Little Box Guy, Jazzercise Orlando Mills 50 Fitness Center, YMCA of Central Florida, artist Lee Vandergrift, The District At Mills 50, Golden Rhino Store and many more! Enjoy food from Kona Dog and Sweet City Gelato! Come and feel the LOVE!

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What the world needs now is LOVE!

Orlando Love Fest is all about LOVE!  Love of music….love of art….love of food…love for each other…and it is happening on Sunday, January 29 from 11am until 5pm in front of Quantum Leap Winery, 1312 Wilfred Drive.  DJ Cliff from REMIX will be spinning your favorite tunes from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s!  Enjoy live music from Texas Outlaw Jerry J, Beemo, Atlas Moon and Milk Carton Superstars!  The Guesthouse will be on site serving your favorite libations.  Kona Dog food truck will be there along with dozens of vendors and non-profit organizations – all spreading the love!  Thanks to our sponsors: Mainline Marketing, Quantum Leap Winery, Tito’s Vodka and Track Shack.  Vendor applications are still available by e-mailing: director@mills50.org.

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2017 Mills 50 Calendar makes a great holiday gift!

The 2017 Mills 50 calendar, which features murals throughout the District, including Pulse tribute murals and “You Matter” murals, makes a great stocking stuffer for family, friends and business associates.  The calendars are only $5 and are available at Great Escape Frame & Art, 1207 N. Mills and gotkarma, 817 Virginia Drive or online at: https://squareup.com/market/mills-50-main-street.  Proceeds from the sale of the calendars will be used for future art projects in Mills 50!2017 calendar covers

Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl specials!

Fourteen of your favorite bars and restaurants are participating in the annual Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl on Saturday, December 3 starting at 8pm.  You may purchase wristbands for $10 (cash only) at Wally’s and GB’s Bottle Shop.  Your wristband entitles you to specials at the participating “pubs!”  O-Cartz will be available to help you navigate the neighborhood!

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It’s almost time for the Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl!

The Annual Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl, featuring specials at 14 bars & restaurants, takes place on Saturday, December 3 starting at 8pm!  Purchase your wristband for $10 (cash only, please) at either Wally’s or GB’s Bottle Shop and you will be able to take advantage of specials at Restaurant ASH, Wally’s, Lil Indies/Will’s Dirty Laundry, BART, St. Matthew’s Tavern, Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa, The Guesthouse, The Brass Tap – Mills Park, Ten10 Brewing, gotkarma, Santiago’s Bodega, The Matador, Thirsty Topher & GB’s Bottle Shop.

O-Cartz will be cruising around Mills 50 to give you a ride!

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Shop Small on Small Business Saturday!

Be sure and shop Mills 50 on Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 26!  When you shop at each one of the fourteen participating businesses, you will receive a raffle ticket and be entered to win a gift basket filled with items from each of the businesses!  #shopmills50 #eatmills50 #enjoymills50sbsenjoy2

 

Enjoy our October Business After Hours!

Why not stop in The Guesthouse on Wednesday, October 19 between 5:30pm and 7pm and enjoy a complimentary craft cocktail at our October business after hours!  These events are a great opportunity to network with Mills 50 business owners and residents – and are free for Mills 50 members!  Please rsvp to: director@mills50.org

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Donate to the Fern Creek Elementary food pantry!

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Won’t you donate to the Fern Creek Elementary food pantry?  Each weekend, the students are sent home with a snack pack to ensure they won’t go hungry!  Mills 50 volunteers will be collecting food donations on Sunday, September 18 from noon until 3pm in the parking lot at the corner of Mills and Oregon (across Oregon from Track Shack)!  Please bring sIngle serve helpings, granola bars, raisins, peanut butter crackers, tuna, peanut butter, soups!

Main Street Restaurant Week ends on Saturday, August 13!

Take advantage of Main Street Restaurant Week by enjoying prix fixe menus at almost 50 restaurants in Orlando!  Six restaurants in Mills 50 are participating – Firebirds, Maxine’s on Shine, Pop Thai, Restaurant ASH, Shin Jung and Ten10 Brewing Company!  Find all the restaurants and menus at:  www.orlandomainstreet.com/restaurant week.  But hurry – Restaurant Week ends on Saturday, August 13!

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