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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 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

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

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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Local Favorites Highlights the Mulberry Phosphate Museum

Posted on November 6th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General

Journey to the past at Mulberry Phosphate Museum. I was impressed at how much there was to see and learn with my recent visit to the museum. Upon arrival, I noticed two locomotives. The first, which was clearly the older of the two, was an 1880 American Standard locomotive that was acquired by the museum […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 3-11, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, November 4 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 on […]

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November Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile Through December 6 This exhibition showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling, through more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. An eclectic mix of […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Paddleboard Winter Haven

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Sports

Looking to have a blast? I ventured out on a new experience recently, and was hesitant about it to begin with, but ended up having one of the best adventures I’ve had in a while. So what did I try? Paddleboarding! Paddleboard Winter Haven owner Audrey Nettlow is one of the nicest around. When I […]

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