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PMoA Presents Full Slate of Events for 2014 Fall for Art Festival

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Upcoming

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents the second annual Fall for Art Festival, a series of events that highlights the work of emerging artists from Central Florida and encourages art collecting. The schedule includes: Thursday, November 13 Art to Wear: Artisans Market Time: Noon-8 p.m. Admission: Free Your favorite jewelers and artists are back to […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 10th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 10-18, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, November 11 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 […]

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Tigers Announce 2015 Spring Training Schedule

Posted on November 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

79th Season at TigerTown in Lakeland Highlighted by Visits from Orioles, Yankees, Nationals and Cardinals  The Detroit Tigers have announced the club’s exhibition game schedule for 2015 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. Next spring will mark the Tigers 79th season at TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a […]

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Local Favorites Highlights the Mulberry Phosphate Museum

Posted on November 6th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General

Journey to the past at Mulberry Phosphate Museum. I was impressed at how much there was to see and learn with my recent visit to the museum. Upon arrival, I noticed two locomotives. The first, which was clearly the older of the two, was an 1880 American Standard locomotive that was acquired by the museum […]

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Get the Experience of a Lifetime at the 2015 Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp

Posted on November 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

Have you ever dreamed of putting on a Tigers uniform and stepping onto a big league field? Are you looking to find that perfect holiday gift? If so, now is the time to live your dream or give someone the gift of their lifetime. The 2015 Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp package is the perfect holiday […]

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Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Polk Outpost 27

Posted on November 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

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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Visit Central Florida and UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service to Host Free Agritourism Seminar

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing (PCTSM) and the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service are partnering to host a free Agritourism seminar on Wednesday, November 12 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at Lake Myrtle Sports Park, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale, FL.  The seminar will include an overview of Polk County Agritourism, along […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

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

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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November Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile Through December 6 This exhibition showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling, through more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. An eclectic mix of […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Paddleboard Winter Haven

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Sports

Looking to have a blast? I ventured out on a new experience recently, and was hesitant about it to begin with, but ended up having one of the best adventures I’ve had in a while. So what did I try? Paddleboarding! Paddleboard Winter Haven owner Audrey Nettlow is one of the nicest around. When I […]

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