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New Turtle Travels Exhibit at Explorations V Children’s Museum

Posted on January 20th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

Explorations V Children’s Museum will premier its newest temporary exhibit, Turtle Travels, on Tuesday, February 3  at 4:00 p.m. with a special grand opening celebration. Museum guests are invited to the event for free admission beginning at 3:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Turtle Travels, designed for family audiences, offers museum visitors the opportunity to […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 19-28, 2015 Find a complete listing January and February events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   TUESDAY, JANUARY 20 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Learn Lecture Series at Polk County History Center * Bartow – The museum invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on […]

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Art+Food Offers a New Way to Experience PMoA

Posted on January 15th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

The second art party in Polk Museum of Art’s new Art+ series is going to spice things up with some competition. Local restaurants will try to create the most delicious Asian fusion dish around at Art+Food, set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, at the Museum. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 […]

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“Pig Out” During Central Florida’s Barbeque Festival Season

Posted on January 13th, 2015 by

Categories: Dining, Event, Upcoming

A new year signals the return of barbeque festivals to Central Florida’s Polk County. You’ll find several opportunities to experience mouthwatering barbeque at popular annual competitions such as the Lakeland PigFest, Smoke on the Water and Ribs on the Ridge; which are coming up in January and February. Bring your appetite, as many of the […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 12-20, 2015 Find a complete listing January and February events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   Book Club Date: Tuesday, January 13 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month for book discussion. – The upcoming Book Club discussion […]

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UF/IFAS and Bok Tower Gardens are Partnering

Posted on January 8th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Nature

UF/IFAS and Bok Tower Gardens are partnering to teach a new generation about plants, gardening and the environment. Among the music of carillon bells, beneath a lush oak canopy, a new partnership is emerging between the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension and historic Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. The […]

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Tourism Office to Host Social Media Marketing Presentation on January 15

Posted on January 8th, 2015 by

Categories: Event, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will hold its next Tourist Development Council (TDC) Marketing Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 15, featuring a presentation on social media marketing. Kevin McNulty, President and CEO of NetWeave Social Networking, specializes in social media marketing and will speak about upcoming trends in that field for 2015. Mr. […]

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2015 Detroit Tigers Spring Training Home Tickets Available Saturday

Posted on January 7th, 2015 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

79th Season at TigerTown in Lakeland Highlighted by Visits from Yankees, Rays, Orioles and Blue Jays Individual tickets for Detroit Tigers Spring Training home games will go on sale Saturday, January 10th at 10:00 a.m. at the Joker Marchant Stadium box office.  The box office is located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd.  Tickets may also […]

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LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Announces 2015 Special Events

Posted on January 6th, 2015 by

Categories: Attractions, Event

The Force grows even stronger at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort with the announcement of LEGO® Club Weekend featuring the LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland model display as a new addition to 2015 Events. LEGOLAND® Florida kicks off the year with a full line-up of action-packed fun for 2015 with special events specifically geared towards families with children […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 5-13, 2015 Find a complete listing January and February events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, January 6 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month for book discussion. – The upcoming Book Club discussion will […]

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