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Posted on December 15th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. 1930s HoliDAYS Date: Tuesday, December 16 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. – Meet historical characters, and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past at this event presented […]

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Polk Museum of Art to Open Two New Major Exhibitions

Posted on December 9th, 2014 by

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Polk Museum of Art proudly presents two new exhibitions by contemporary female painters, “Revival: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee” and “Her Self: Portraits by Kathy Sosa.” The exhibitions will run December 13-March 14. The late Chinese-American artist Gabrielle Wu Lee described her paintings as works of “dynamic expressionism.” Her works beautifully meld Eastern traditions and […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 8-16, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. First Presbyterian Church Performing Arts Series The Glory of Christmas Date: Monday, December 8 Venue: First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland – The sanctuary will swell with the magnificent music of the Christmas season when the choirs of First Presbyterian […]

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Make It Magical Returns to Lake Wales

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 by

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The Lake Wales Arts Council will present the third annual Make It Magical holiday extravaganza from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 with the new theme, “The Grinch.” “Downtown Lake Wales will be transformed into Who-ville with a professional actor starring as the Grinch,” says Barbara Connor, Council vice-president, who helped create the […]

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2014 Holiday Events in Central Florida’s Polk County

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 by

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Looking for merry fun this season? Check out our list of ongoing and upcoming holiday events below. RECURRING Festival of Wreaths When? November 21 – December 13 Where? Polk County History Center, Bartow What? The Polk County History Center is proud to host the annual Festival of Wreaths. Decorated wreaths will be displayed from November 21 through December 13, […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 1-9, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. 1930s HoliDAYS Date: Tuesday, December 2 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. – Meet historical characters, and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past at this event […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by

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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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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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Bartow to Host Cat Internet Film Festival

Posted on November 12th, 2014 by

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Yes, you read that right, and this will be a “gotta see” event! The furst of its kind in Central Florida, The Impurrial Polk County Internet Cat Video Film Festival, presented by Main Street Bartow, kicks off on Caturday, November 22 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Downtown Bartow. Heralded as the most enjoyed and […]

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

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by

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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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