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Posted on May 18th, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA May 18 – 27 Find a complete listing for May and June events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. This Week’s Events TUESDAY, MAY 19 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 […]

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Soaking up the Local Culture

Posted on May 11th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Nature, Sports, Uncategorized

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA May 11 – 20 Find a complete listing for May and June events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. This Week’s Events WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Learn at Bok Tower Gardens · Lake Wales -The museum invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker […]

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Meet The Division Opera Kickoff Party- “The Gumbo of Arts Events”

Posted on May 5th, 2015 by

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Every year, Polk County natives and visitors alike count down until the Mayfaire-by-the-Lake, one of Florida’s premier outdoors arts festivals. The weekend-long festival features the artwork of about 165 artists and attracts an audience of about 65,000 people to the shores of Lake Morton in Downtown Lakeland. To start this year’s festivities off with a […]

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May Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on May 1st, 2015 by

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EXHIBITIONS African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center Through June 27 Organized by the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at the University of Maryland, this exhibition couples works by renowned artists such as Romare Bearden, […]

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Lakeland Art Museum will No Longer Charge Admission

Posted on April 30th, 2015 by

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Polk Museum of Art will no longer charge admission, effective today, thanks to two new institutional partners. “We stand among the many institutions, large and small, finding ways to remove barriers to access,” said Claire Orologas, executive director of Polk Museum of Art. “As a Smithsonian Affiliate museum, we are proud to follow their example […]

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“Getting Fresh” with Ridge Island Groves

Posted on April 29th, 2015 by

Categories: Nature, Uncategorized

If you’re looking for an authentic Central Florida experience, look no further than Ridge Island Groves in Haines City. They’ve got a citrus packing plant, 8-10 varieties of fruit, a hydroponic garden, cows, chickens and a gift shop that carries an incredible amount of gator heads (it’s a Florida thing). Oh, and the creamiest, dreamiest ice cream you’ll […]

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Sunday Funday with Smokey Bear and Cool Colt Creek State Park Activities!

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by

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Join The Friends of Colt Creek on Sunday, April 26th from Noon to 4:00 PM for an afternoon of fun and food and GET TO KNOW COLT CREEK STATE PARK! Planned Activities Wildlife Education, activities provided by our friends from Circle B Bar Reserve Canoeing & Kayaking provided by Colt Creek State Park Butterfly display […]

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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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30 Central Florida Events to Attend in 2015

Posted on December 30th, 2014 by

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

The new year is upon us, and it’s the time of the year when we are all making our new year resolutions. Make a resolution to get out and explore some of the great events that Central Florida has to offer, whether you are a resident or are planning a visit in 2015. Here are 30 […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 22nd, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 22-30, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, December 23 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Join the monthly walking tour to learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland and how the Loggia came about. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical […]

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