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Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

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

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

Categories: Event, Nature, Uncategorized, Upcoming

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

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

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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Lorraine Potocki is April’s Featured Artist at The Loft Art Gallery

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Upcoming

Lorraine Potocki gets her inspiration from Florida’s winding rivers and quiet lakes lined with tall pines and overgrown palms and ferns. Her pastel, acrylic and oil paintings in styles from realistic to abstract will grace the walls of The Loft Art Gallery through the end of April. The show debuts during downtown Lakeland’s First Friday […]

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Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event

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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Polk Guide to Theatre: April 3-6, 2014

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts

Electra April 3-6 and 10-13 Evening performances at 7:30pm Sunday Matinees at 2:30pm Love and revenge take center stage in this classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles. After her father is murdered by her mother, Electra is driven by grief and obsessed with dreams of retribution for her father’s death. Presented by the Florida Southern College […]

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Share your Favorite Polk Heritage Site in the ‘Picture Polk History’ Photo Contest

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest! “Picture Polk History” features the History and Heritage sites on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic […]

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Lemon Street Art Part of Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Downtown Lakeland is now home to 10 new sculptures that are part of the 14th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Lakeland, Winter Haven and now Sebring are participating with the installation of new art to be enjoyed. In Lakeland, the sculptures are displayed along Lemon Street and there will be a chance for art lovers […]

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April Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Site Specifics: Works by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen March 22-June 8 This exhibition will include installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA MARCH 31-APRIL 8, 2014 Find a complete listing of March and Aprilevents taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Show your Tigers spirit by submitting a photo into our Facebook Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Vote for your favorite Tigers Spring Training photo through April 7. Click for the details. SUN ‘n FUN […]

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