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LEGOLAND® FLORIDA Resort Introduces New Experience

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions

LEGOLAND Florida Resort unveils ‘cool’ way for guests to meet their favorite characters in unique one-on-one experience LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort has introduced a new unique and interactive way for guests to meet and mingle with their favorite LEGO ® characters, titled Buddy’s Character Corner! Based in the historic Magnolia Mansion inside the Fun Town […]

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PSC Hosts 2014/2015 Concert Series

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event

“Since solo recitals are somewhat rare, especially in Florida, Voices of the People is excited to bring such a performance to Polk County,” said Derek Menchan, the Polk State College humanities professor and accomplished cellist who founded the innovative series with the Philosophy Club and SALO (Student Activities and Leadership Office) in 2012. Menchan, passionate […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 1-9, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, September 2 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club at the Polk County History Center meets on the first and second Tuesdays monthly. – The […]

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Free Travel Marketing Presentation in Auburndale September 9th

Posted on August 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will host a travel marketing presentation and luncheon at 11:30 am on Tuesday, September 9, featuring guest speakers Rodney Levy and Rosemarie Young of Reserve Direct. Mr. Levy, the Director of Business Development for Reserve Direct, and Ms. Young, a Market Manager, have more than 25 years combined […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Lavender N’ Lace Tearoom

Posted on August 28th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General

Whoever believes tea parties are only for children has not been to Lavender N’ Lace Tearoom in Lake Alfred, Florida. This enchanting tearoom offers both the young and the young at heart a true tea party experience. Step into the refreshing cottage through the picturesque outdoor patio, and delve into delightful options of soups, salads, […]

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2015 Carillon Classic 5k Run & Walk Date Set

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Sports

The Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) announced that the fourth annual Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk for the benefit of the George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway & Youth Crisis Shelter will be on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. “We are announcing the […]

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View the Innovative Works of Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions

Did you know that the largest one-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture is located in Lakeland, Florida? Frank Lloyd Wright was most known as an American architect who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 532 in his lifetime. Wright was recognized in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects as ‘the greatest American architect of […]

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LEGOLAND® Florida To Honor First Responders in September

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Upcoming

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort to honor first responders with a free single day admission during September. LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is proud to once again honor police officers, fire fighters and EMS personnel with a free single day admission to the park during the month of September. LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s special offer gives first responders a chance […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA AUGUST 25-September 2, 2014 Find a complete listing of August and September events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tours Date: Tuesday, August 26 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – The story starts during the horse and buggy days when people hitched their horses up at Munn Park to visit downtown. Learn how the […]

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Tourism Website Sees Huge Increase in Traffic, Sparked by July 4 Fireworks & Events

Posted on August 21st, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

PCTSM’s tourism website, www.VisitCentralFlorida.org, saw a tremendous increase in traffic on July 3 and 4, by visitors to the site searching for information on July 4th celebrations and events. Traffic for the two days increased 235% over the average daily traffic in July. This record volume was the result of a great deal of work […]

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