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Posted on January 26th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Nature, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 26 – FEBRUARY 4, 2015 Find a complete listing February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   MONDAY, JANUARY 26 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM FPC Performing Arts Series • Lakeland – The Grammy Award winning group Chanticleer will again grace the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church to […]

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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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LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Sets Opening for LEGOLAND® Hotel and Announces New Land

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Upcoming

LEGOLAND® Hotel at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is officially opening May 15, 2015! The announcement came today from General Manager of LEGOLAND Hotel, Kevin Carr, during a press event at the Hotel site, located just steps away from the theme park entrance. LEGOLAND Florida Resort General Manager Adrian Jones also announced Heartlake City, the newest land […]

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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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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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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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