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Posted on July 6th, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA June 6 – July 15

Find a complete listing for July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.

This Week’s Events

TUESDAY, JULY 7 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Timeout Tuesday · Auburndale
-The City of Auburndale Parks and Recreation Department wants you to take a time out! Join us every Tuesday in July
– July 7: Super Summer- Bounce House, Superhero appearances, superhero craft

TUESDAY, JULY 7 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3
Moon Museum · Lakeland
-This Polk Museum of Art exhibition features one of the few remaining duplicates of ceramic tiles on the landing gear of Apollo XII as well as vintage NASA press photographs, film shot by Apollo XII astronauts and related mission-flown artifacts

TUESDAY, JULY 7 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6
Destinations in Painting: The Kasten Collection · Lakeland
-This exhibition celebrates 19th-century academic painting. This exhibit will house 33 works of art, dating from the 1860s to the 1920s.

SATURDAY, JULY 11 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Downtown Bartow Antique Fair · Bartow
-Main Street Bartow hosts an antique fair along the sidewalks of downtown on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

SATURDAY, JULY 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Family Fun Day at Polk County History Center · Bartow
-The Polk County History Center in Bartow invites families to enjoy a day of arts and crafts on the second Saturday of each month. The 2015 series runs January through November.

SATURDAY, JULY 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Family Art Workshop at Polk Museum of Art · Lakeland
-Family Art Workshops provide a safe, fun environment for families to participate together in hands-on activities led by an art educator.

SATURDAY, JULY 11, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Live at the Gardens Concert Series · Lake Wales
-Bok Tower Gardens’ popular Live at the Gardens! summer music series continues on July 11 with Carlos & Carlos, a blend of Latin American folk genres, Flamenco techniques and jazz improvisations.
SATURDAY, JULY 11 – Sunday, July 12

TUESDAY, JULY 14, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Timeout Tuesday · Auburndale
-The City of Auburndale Parks and Recreation Department wants you to take a time out! Join us every Tuesday in July
-Splash Down- Water Slide, Slip n Slide, water craft activity

Recurring Events

Special Events at the Grove House – Wednesdays and Saturdays through May 2015 (Florida’s Natural Growers Grove House, Lake Wales
African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center – Through June 27 (Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland)
Lakeland Flying Tigers - Through June 25 (Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland)
Main Street Bartow Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly
Haines City Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly
Dixieland Twilight Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly
Winter Haven Farmers Market – Thursdays weekly
Downtown Lakeland Farmers Curb Market – Saturdays weekly
1st Saturday Market in South Lakeland – First Saturday monthly
Lake Wales Farmers Market – Second and fourth Saturdays monthly
Highland City Community Market – Third Saturday monthly
2nd and 4th Saturday Market Winter Haven – Second and Fourth Saturday monthly
Saturday Night Rodeo – Saturdays weekly (Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch)
Summer Fun with KidsMaker Space, Stories on Stage, and Art Studio – Monday through Friday, weekly (Explorations V Children’s Museum, Downtown Lakeland)

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