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Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA OCTBER 20-28, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Lunch & Learn Lecture Series Date: Tuesday, October 21 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The museum invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday every month. – October’s […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Dixieland

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General, Shopping

Have you explored Dixieland? This historic part of Lakeland, located on South Florida Avenue, is a tight-knit community of shops, restaurants and art galleries. With its own unique vibe, this district, with origins dating back to 1907, offers something different from other areas in the county. Fresh, funky, vintage, thrifty, artistic, eclectic and majestic are […]

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Support Food Day at Lakeland’s Curb Market this Saturday

Posted on October 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining, Event, Upcoming

Visit the Downtown Farmers Curb Market on Saturday, October 11 and help us celebrate Food Day! In addition to selling fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, homemade sauces, spices, honey, seafood, eggs and more you can enjoy samplings of great dishes made from Market items. From 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., four downtown restaurants/pubs will be serving […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA OCTBER 6-14, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, October 7 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – This monthly book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month for a book discussion. – […]

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Local Favorites Highlights The Port Steak and Seafood Restaurant

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Dining

I recently dropped by The Port Steak and Seafood Restaurant on Lake Hatchineha in Haines City. This was a Polk restaurant I did not know about, so I was eager to dine there after hearing about it. I discovered that the restaurant might be tricky to find at first, but once you pull up to […]

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Top 20 Things To Do In Lake Wales

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Nature, Shopping

Our Things To Do List’s continue with Lake Wales. Known as the “Crown Jewel of the Ridge,” Lake Wales is a wonderful little town bursting with pride, and for good reason. Explore Bok Tower Gardens, a national historic landmark, and enjoy lunch at the Blue Palmetto Café as well as an afternoon carillon concert. Go […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 29-Octber 7, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. National Parks of America Tour-Trip Preview Date: Tuesday, September 30 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – Join Bok Tower Gardens in the Visitor Center’s Magnolia Room on Tuesday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m. to hear […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 22-30, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, September 23 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Join this walking tour the fourth Tuesday monthly to learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland. Celebrate Take a Child Outside Week Date: Wednesday, September 24 – […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Drica’s Favorites Specialty Coffee Boutique

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining

If you’ve been around Lakeland recently, you have probably spotted the yellow Drica’s Favorites food truck parked at different locations throughout the city. We had the opportunity to chat with Drica’s Favorites Specialty Coffee Boutique owner Adriana Mellas. For those who don’t know, Drica’s Favorites offers freshly roasted coffee, handcrafted espresso beverages and homemade delicacies. […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. AFI Annual Community Recognition Dinner & Silent Auction Date: Tuesday, September 16 Venue: The Lakeland Center – On Tuesday, September 16th, Alliance For Independence will celebrate 60 years of serving adults with developmental disabilities in Polk County with […]

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