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Posted on December 8th, 2014 by

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

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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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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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 24-December 2, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tours Date: Tuesday, November 25 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland on this free monthly walking tour. Last Friday Date: Friday, November 28 Venue: Dixieland, Lakeland –  More than […]

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Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Polk Outpost 27

Posted on November 4th, 2014 by

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Pay honor to the men and women who served our country this Veteran’s Day at Polk Outpost 27, Polk County’s Visitor Information Center, in Davenport. The Veteran’s Day Celebration will take place November 7-11 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily and will be highlighted by a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 3-11, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, November 4 Venue: Polk County History Center,  Bartow – The Polk County History Center book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month. – The upcoming book discussion will be on […]

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Glamping Concierge Coming to River Ranch

Posted on October 29th, 2014 by

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Westgate River Ranch Introduces Personal Glamping Concierge Growing popularity fuels glamorous camping expansion featuring exclusive personalized service. After recently introducing the concept of glamping (glamorous camping), Westgate River Ranch is further elevating its popular upscale outdoor accommodations with the launch of a personal glamping concierge. This service, synonymous with a hotel concierge, is now available […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA OCTBER 13-21, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Quilts and Tea Festival Preview Date: Monday, October 13 – Saturday, October 18 Venue: Polk Outpost 27, Davenport – Polk Outpost 27 will host a preview of Davenport’s 12th Quilts and Tea Festival and Vintage Marketplace. Book […]

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Polk Outpost 27 Surpasses $1 Million in Attraction Ticket Sales

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

Polk Outpost 27 (Polk County’s Official Visitor Information Center) has sold more than $1 million in Attraction Tickets through early August, eclipsing the stellar sales numbers of last fiscal year, 2012-13. Nearly a quarter of the tickets sold were for LEGOLAND Florida. Visitation numbers at the center in August were greater than anticipated. Polk Outpost […]

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Kick Off IPSC World Championships with Lakeland Parade, Water Ski Show and Fireworks

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

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Olympic Style Opening Ceremonies to Kick Off IPSC World Championships Frostproof may be the hub of activity for the shooting competitions for the upcoming IPSC World Shoot, the City of Lakeland will serve as the center of the ceremonial public events taking place during the event’s 19 day stint in Polk County. The largest competition […]

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AirVenture Provides Opportunity to Distribute SUN ‘n FUN Brochure

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

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Joni Allen worked with the local accommodations industry to create the 2015 SUN ‘n FUN Friendly Accommodations brochure. Thirty-one Polk County hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and vacation rental home / condo property management companies participated in the new brochure and are offering special rates for the next SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In and Expo (April […]

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