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Local Favorites Highlights Florida Flywheelers’ Christmas in the Village

Posted on December 18th, 2014 by

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This season, I embarked upon a holiday event that was a new experience for me. Out in the remote backwoods of Polk County, between Frostproof and Fort Meade, is the home of the Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine Club. This non-profit club began in 1972 and is made up of members who share the combined interest […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. 1930s HoliDAYS Date: Tuesday, December 16 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. – Meet historical characters, and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past at this event presented […]

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Local Favorites Highlights the 20th Anniversary Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate

Posted on December 12th, 2014 by

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The holidays have arrived, and what better way to celebrate than at Bok Tower Gardens and their 20th Anniversary Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate? This annual experience is a tradition to many and can be found in Central Florida’s own Lake Wales. The historic Pinewood Estate found on the grounds of Bok Tower Gardens […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 8-16, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. First Presbyterian Church Performing Arts Series The Glory of Christmas Date: Monday, December 8 Venue: First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland – The sanctuary will swell with the magnificent music of the Christmas season when the choirs of First Presbyterian […]

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Make It Magical Returns to Lake Wales

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event

The Lake Wales Arts Council will present the third annual Make It Magical holiday extravaganza from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 with the new theme, “The Grinch.” “Downtown Lake Wales will be transformed into Who-ville with a professional actor starring as the Grinch,” says Barbara Connor, Council vice-president, who helped create the […]

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2014 Holiday Events in Central Florida’s Polk County

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 by

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

Looking for merry fun this season? Check out our list of ongoing and upcoming holiday events below. RECURRING Festival of Wreaths When? November 21 – December 13 Where? Polk County History Center, Bartow What? The Polk County History Center is proud to host the annual Festival of Wreaths. Decorated wreaths will be displayed from November 21 through December 13, […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 1-9, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. 1930s HoliDAYS Date: Tuesday, December 2 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. – Meet historical characters, and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past at this event […]

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December Events at Circle B Bar Reserve

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature

Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve offers a variety of nature based activities for all ages. You do not want to miss out on any of the fun family friendly activities they have planned for December. Sign up for a tram tour, a workshop and our Nature Fun Day or just get […]

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Sisaundra Lewis & Rudolph Will Be At Glitter, Glisten & Snow

Posted on November 29th, 2014 by

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On December 6th Haines City Leisure Services will be hosting one of their most popular community events: Glitter, Glisten, & Snow. The event this year, for the first time in history, begins with a lighted parade that will step off at 6:30 PM and wind its way thru downtown, ending in Lake Eva Park at […]

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Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on November 26th, 2014 by

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Bok Tower Gardens is filled with events this holiday season. Find them listed below for ideas on how to celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens. Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015 Celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens, featuring a special 20th anniversary edition of the Holiday Home Tour at […]

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