Soaking Up the Local Culture
Posted on May 28th, 2012 by Rebecca Thompson
May 28-June 3
Date: Thursday, May 31
Venue: Low Ball Louie’s– Lake Wales
-An evening of cigar tastings and discounts with Michael McKinney of J.C. Newman Cigar Company.
-The featured cigars will be Brickhouse and Factory Throwouts.
Date: Friday, June 1
Venue: Downtown Lakeland
-First Friday is one of the most popular recurring events in Lakeland and features FREE family friendly entertainment, activities, live music, art receptions & a car show in Downtown Lakeland.
-The City of Lakeland is partnering with the FDOT for this month’s theme, “Taking it to the Streets” to kick-off a month of activities focused on alternative forms of transportation.
Military Month Appreciation Celebration – Through May 31 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)
Expressions of Bok Tower Gardens Art Exhibit – Through May 31 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)
Driven to Abstraction, Tony Eitharong and Carol Frye – Through May 31 (Lake Wales Arts Center)
Sketches & Steel – Through June 23 (Polk Museum of Art-Lakeland)
Polk Museum of Art: 3-D – Through August 18 (Polk Museum of Art-Lakeland)
Legends & Legacies- Reflections of Vietnam – June 8-9 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)
Florida’s Sunshine State Games: Polk County Festival – June 15-17 & 23-24
Live at the Gardens: Summer Music Series – June 23, July 14, August 11, September 22 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)
Red, Brick & Boom – July 4 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)
Polk NatureFest – October 4-7 (locations across Polk County)
Brick-or-Treat – October- Saturdays & Sundays (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)
Legends & Legacies- Letters Home: Love, Courage & Survival – October 12-13 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)
Go LEGOLAND – It’s Your Birthday – October 15 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)
Boktoberfest – October 20 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)