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Become A Cracker Fair Sponsor

On February 9, 2019, the 17th Annual Cracker Fair, a celebration of Old Florida, is coming to Pioneer Plaza on Dearborn Street. Organized by the Lemon Bay Historical Society, it is the culmination of a week of celebrating Englewood’s and Florida’s history. The Fair is a fund-raiser for our community programs and our mission to […]

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The Moving of the Church & John Tuff Concert

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2019 CRACKER FAIR

DOWNLOAD VENDOR FORM FOR 2019 Food Vendors, Artists, Authors, Local Merchants, Crafts, Music, and more   Lemon Dessert Baking Contest Located in Pioneer Plaza, Dearborn Street, Englewood, Florida.     CRACKER FAIR 2018: CLICK TO SEE THE 2018 CRACKER FAIR HIGHLIGHT VIDEO We thank our 2018 Cracker Fair Sponsors! Please support them: Thanks to all who […]

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What is a Cracker?

For the past fifteen years Englewood has been celebrating Old Florida with a “Cracker” Fair. This year the tradition continues. It is said the term “Cracker” comes from the cracking of the whip Florida cow hunters used to herd cattle. Florida was the first cattle producing state in America — not Texas, not Missouri – […]

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