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Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on November 26th, 2014 by

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Bok Tower Gardens is filled with events this holiday season. Find them listed below for ideas on how to celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens. Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015 Celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens, featuring a special 20th anniversary edition of the Holiday Home Tour at […]

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Celebrate the Holidays at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Posted on November 25th, 2014 by

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Celebrate the holidays as a family when LEGOLAND® Florida Resort hosts its annual Christmas Bricktacular and Kids’ New Year’s Eve celebrations, beginning weekends in December. Visitors can participate in extraordinary holiday-themed LEGO® builds, interact with LEGO Santa and LEGO Toy Soldier Characters and experience snow falling down on Fun Town.  Nightly fireworks begin on Dec. 26 and […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 24-December 2, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tours Date: Tuesday, November 25 Venue: Downtown Lakeland - Learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland on this free monthly walking tour. Last Friday Date: Friday, November 28 Venue: Dixieland, Lakeland -  More than […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Brew Hub

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General

Brew Hub is a brewery and tasting room located on South Frontage Road in Lakeland. It provides full brewing, packaging, distribution and selling services for craft breweries and is the first of five that will be located throughout the country. Craft brewers can Partner Brew onsite. What this means is that the partner craft breweries […]

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The Orange Blossom Revue BBQ competition will Take Place in December

Posted on November 19th, 2014 by

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Lake Wales Rotary to host the inaugural Orange Blossom Revue, a Florida BBQ Association sanctioned competition open to the public, December 5-6, 2014 in Lake Wales, Fla. to benefit community service initiatives. The Orange Blossom Revue will take place on the shores of Lake Wailes in Lake Wales, Fla. Dec. 5-6, 2014. The event is open to the public […]

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The Holiday Home Tour Returns to Bok Tower Gardens’ Pinewood Estate

Posted on November 18th, 2014 by

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Celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens, featuring a special 20th anniversary edition of the Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate. Capture the holiday spirit when you and your family tour the 20-room, Mediterranean-style mansion and enjoy your favorite holiday design themes from the past 19 years. $20 per person; $9 children ages 5-12. Prices include […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 17th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 17-25, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Fall Piano Concert Date: Tuesday, November 18 Venue: Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland - This concert will be a combination of piano solo and ensemble repertoire representative of the student’s progress during the first semester. Lunch & […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Westgate River Ranch’s Saturday Night Rodeo

Posted on November 13th, 2014 by

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Have you ever explored Central Florida’s authentic “Dude Ranch” located just outside of Lake Wales? Westgate River Ranch offers Florida cowboy-themed accommodations ranging from campgrounds to glamping (glamour+camping) tents to two-bedroom cabins along with a multitude of recreational activities and an award-winning Smokehouse Grill and the River Ranch Saloon. One of the many family-friendly adventures at Westgate […]

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PMoA Presents Full Slate of Events for 2014 Fall for Art Festival

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Upcoming

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents the second annual Fall for Art Festival, a series of events that highlights the work of emerging artists from Central Florida and encourages art collecting. The schedule includes: Thursday, November 13 Art to Wear: Artisans Market Time: Noon-8 p.m. Admission: Free Your favorite jewelers and artists are back to […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 10th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 10-18, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, November 11 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The Polk County History Center book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month. – The upcoming book discussion will be […]

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