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A Night of Roots-Rock & Homestyle Americana ‘Under The Stars’ at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on April 19th, 2014 by

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The annual springtime Concert Under the Stars takes place at Bok Tower Gardens Saturday, April 26 at 7 p.m., featuring progressive American folk rock and “newgrass” band, The Greencards, together with the roots-rock and country sounds of Connor Christian & Southern Gothic. The event is sponsored in part by WEDU, WUSF, The Ledger Media Group, […]

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Skateboard Artworks to be Featured at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on April 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Upcoming

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents a selection of contemporary artworks associated with skateboarding in the new exhibition, “All Decked Out,” which will be on display in the Perkins Gallery from April 26 through July 20. The public is invited to meet some of the featured artists and look at the artwork between 2 and […]

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Runners Can Experience Florida Cowboy Country at Westgate River Ranch

Posted on April 18th, 2014 by

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“Run the Ranch 5K” features natural beauty, cowboy-themed activities and accommodations Runners can take in the natural beauty of Florida’s old cowboy country at the first-ever “Run the Ranch 5K” May 17 at Westgate River Ranch. The course will take runners through a portion of the ranch’s 1,700 lush acres alongside grazing buffalo and long-horn […]

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Polk County’s Tourism Office to Host Events to Celebrate National Tourism Week, May 5 – 9, 2014

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

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Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will celebrate National Tourism Week with a number of activities the week of May 5 – 9, 2014. The first full week of May is recognized annually as National Travel and Tourism Week. Plans are still in progress so PCTSM wants tourism officials and residents to make note […]

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Lake Mirror Green Celebration to Honor Earth Day

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

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LAKE MIRROR EVENT WILL FEATURE LIVE MUSIC & GREEN LIVING DISPLAYS On Friday, April 18th there will be a free Green Celebration in honor of Earth Day with a concert & showcase at the Lake Mirror Promenade from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. There will be live music from the Sofa Kings along with a variety of […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 14-22, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks 5 Date: Tuesday, April 15 Venue: The Lakeland Center -  The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 5 An Evening of Broadway part of the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series at The Lakeland Center. Lunch […]

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Explorations V Children’s Museum to Host Annual Children’s Festival

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

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Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival will include art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby MunnPark. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Spring Piano Concert Date: Tuesday, April 8 Venue: Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland - The students of Harrison Schools for the Arts will perform repertoire from their favorite composers for the piano, such as; Chopin, […]

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Farm to Plate Local Connection Blueberry Tour

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

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UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service invites you to connect with blueberry farmers and products in Polk County on Friday, April 11. This will be their very first Polk County blueberry industry tour. Learn about local agriculture and relax and enjoy the fruits of someone else’s labor. Picking berries at a local U-Pick! Visit a blueberry […]

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Polk State’s First Annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Will Take Place April 9-12, 2014

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by

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Internationally known jazz artists will perform free concerts during the first annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival on April 9-12, 2014. Presented by Polk State College and the Lake Wales Arts Council, the Festival will feature John Abercrombie, Randy Corinthian, T FOXX and Orquesta Aragon, along with Lake Wales jazz artists Charlie “Topp” Hines […]

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