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A Night of Roots-Rock & Homestyle Americana ‘Under The Stars’ at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on April 19th, 2014 by

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The annual springtime Concert Under the Stars takes place at Bok Tower Gardens Saturday, April 26 at 7 p.m., featuring progressive American folk rock and “newgrass” band, The Greencards, together with the roots-rock and country sounds of Connor Christian & Southern Gothic. The event is sponsored in part by WEDU, WUSF, The Ledger Media Group, […]

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Runners Can Experience Florida Cowboy Country at Westgate River Ranch

Posted on April 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Nature, Sports, Upcoming

“Run the Ranch 5K” features natural beauty, cowboy-themed activities and accommodations Runners can take in the natural beauty of Florida’s old cowboy country at the first-ever “Run the Ranch 5K” May 17 at Westgate River Ranch. The course will take runners through a portion of the ranch’s 1,700 lush acres alongside grazing buffalo and long-horn […]

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Lang’s Taste of Florida Café Remains a Family Business for Owner Debbie Lang Brozio

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General

Lang’s Taste of Florida Café in Haines City is a place where family has a major impact. A family business that first began as a Florida Grove retail shop and shipper in 1951 expanded to include a café 53 years later where owner Debbie Lang Brozio showcases her grandmother Mary Lang’s treasured recipes. A family […]

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Polk County’s Tourism Office to Host Events to Celebrate National Tourism Week, May 5 – 9, 2014

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

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Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will celebrate National Tourism Week with a number of activities the week of May 5 – 9, 2014. The first full week of May is recognized annually as National Travel and Tourism Week. Plans are still in progress so PCTSM wants tourism officials and residents to make note […]

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Submit Your Polk Heritage Photographs into the ‘Picture Polk History’ Contest

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic building, cemetery or a local festival that is listed on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Interested participants can […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 14-22, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks 5 Date: Tuesday, April 15 Venue: The Lakeland Center -  The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 5 An Evening of Broadway part of the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series at The Lakeland Center. Lunch […]

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Explorations V Children’s Museum to Host Annual Children’s Festival

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

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Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival will include art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby MunnPark. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Spring Piano Concert Date: Tuesday, April 8 Venue: Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland - The students of Harrison Schools for the Arts will perform repertoire from their favorite composers for the piano, such as; Chopin, […]

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Share your Favorite Polk Heritage Site in the ‘Picture Polk History’ Photo Contest

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

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Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest! “Picture Polk History” features the History and Heritage sites on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic […]

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Lemon Street Art Part of Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

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Downtown Lakeland is now home to 10 new sculptures that are part of the 14th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Lakeland, Winter Haven and now Sebring are participating with the installation of new art to be enjoyed. In Lakeland, the sculptures are displayed along Lemon Street and there will be a chance for art lovers […]

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