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Polk Theatre Celebrates 40th and 50th Anniversary Films with Classic Film Sundays

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

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Join the Polk Theatre for classic films on Sunday afternoons throughout August and September. August In August, Polk Theatre will show films celebrating each film’s 50th Anniversary. They are as follows: August 3 – My Fair Lady August 10 – Goldfinger August 17 – A Hard Day’s Night August 24 – Mary Poppins August 31 – Fail Safe September In […]

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MOVE IT MOVEMENT Coming to LEGOLAND® Florida

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

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LEGOLAND ® Florida plays host for a second consecutive year to Cartoon Network’s MOVE IT MOVEMENT Tour on August 9th & 10th. The summertime traveling event targets youth 6-14 and their parents, presented in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 28-August 5, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Extension Centennial Lunch and Learns Date: Wednesday, July 30 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – UF/IFAS Extension Polk County will host its next open lunch-and-learn at the Bartow History Center and will discuss “Getting […]

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Top 15 Things To Do In Lake Alfred

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General, Nature, Shopping

Our Things To Do List’s continue with Lake Alfred. The city’s small-town feel makes it a great day-trip destination. Whether you’re looking to shop, eat, fish or hike, Lake Alfred has unique offerings for everyone. Decide to redecorate your living room and head over to Tela’s Fabrics, a high-end fabric shop carrying materials for window […]

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Westgate River Ranch Celebrates National Day of the Cowboy with Limited-Time Cowboy Vacation Offer

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

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In honor of the tenth-annual National Day of the Cowboy, July 26, Westgate River Ranch is encouraging guests to unleash their inner cowboy with a free night deal for a cowboy vacation. Westgate River Ranch guests who book a room between July 25-28 will receive a free cowboy hat and an additional free night when […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 21-29, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, July 22 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Learn about the horse and buggy of Downtown Lakeland in this free monthly walking tour. Moonlight with Moths at Circle B Date: Wednesday, July […]

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PCTSM Director Featured on Panel at the Florida Attractions Association Conference

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

PCTSM Executive Director Mark Jackson was selected to participate as a session panelist during the 2014 Florida Attractions Association (FAA) Annual Conference held earlier this month in St. Augustine. In a panel moderated by Robert Skrob, Executive Director of the Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (FADMO), Jackson joined industry peers for an engaging discussion […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 14-22, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Lunch & Learn Lecture Series Date: Tuesday, July 15 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The Polk County History Center invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday of […]

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For Summer Fun, Just Add Water…

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Nature, Sports

Central Florida summers can be a bit on the “Balmy side.”  That’s code for “Sheesh, it gets hot around here,” so it’s a good thing “here” offers you lots of fun ways to stay cool and refreshed while enjoying the Florida sunshine. With 554 fresh-water lakes in Central Florida’s Polk County, there are lots of […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, July 8 Venue:  Polk County History Center, Bartow – Join the Polk County History Center on the first and second Tuesday monthly for […]

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