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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 24-March 4, 2014 Find a complete listing of February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Major League Scramble Date: Monday, February 24 Venue: Grasslands Golf and Country Club, Lakeland - The 2013 American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers are ready to tee it up at this 19th annual golf scramble before […]

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Spring Training Hits a Home Run in Polk County

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

Coming off an unusually cold winter for most of the country, thoughts of a spring vacation in Central Florida are extremely enticing. The weather is mild, the fragrant scent of orange blossoms hangs in the air… and baseball fever is in full swing. For the devoted baseball fan, it doesn’t get much better than spring […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Nature, Shopping, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECCEMBER 16-24, 2013 Find a complete listing of December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Kathleen Area Historical Society Cane Grinding Date: Monday, December 16 Venue: Lakeland -  Spend the morning watching the process of cane grinding, and enjoy some “good ole fashion fun”. – Biscuits, Sausage, Cane Syrup and Coffee […]

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Find These Excursions on Day 3 of Central Florida NatureFest 2013

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by

Categories: Event, General, Nature, Upcoming

Discover the unlimited natural beauty of Polk County with a nature and wildlife festival full of excursions! Central Florida’s NatureFest 2013 will be here Thursday, October 3 through Sunday, October 6, and registration is already open! This year’s list of excursions for the four-day event offers something for everyone; including birding, hiking, kayaking, butterfly and wildflower viewing, nature photography, swamp buggy […]

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Fireworks and Fun This Fourth of July in Polk

Posted on June 28th, 2013 by

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Get ready for plenty of family-friendly fun in Polk County this July 4th! Join us in the celebration and remembrance of those who risked their lives for our freedom. Beginning Wednesday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Thursday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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Robert Skrob is February’s TDC Marketing Committee Featured Speaker

Posted on February 13th, 2013 by

Categories: Event, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The Tourist Development Council’s Marketing Committee will begin the 2013-2014 series of meetings on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing headquarters at Lake Myrtle Park in Auburndale. The committee is proud to welcome featured speaker Robert Skrob, Executive Director of Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organization who will present a statewide […]

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Ring in the New Year with Barbeque!

Posted on January 4th, 2013 by

Categories: Dining, Event, Upcoming

Ringing in a new year in Polk County heralds the return of barbeque festival season. Residents and visitors alike will find ample opportunity to savor mouthwatering barbeque at well-known annual competitions such as the Lakeland PigFest, Smoke on the Water and Ribs on the Ridge; which jump-start the season in January and February. These events include live entertainment and nominal, if […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on August 6th, 2012 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Nature, Upcoming

This Week: August 6-12 Discovery Days Date: Wednesday, August 8 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens – Lake Wales -Each Wednesday, children ages 6-12 will discover nature’s joy during a literary escape into the Gardens while Bok Tower features a different book in this playful and informal approach to reading and nature appreciation. -Reservations are required, and […]

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Xavi Hernandez Brings U.S. World Tour to Polk

Posted on June 13th, 2012 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

Polk County Sports Marketing has partnered with the Campus Xavi Hernandez World Tour, and this means that Polk County will be the location of World-renowned soccer player and FC Barcelona mid-fielder for, Xavi Hernandez’s, U.S. World Tour come July. Hernandez is considered one of the best Spanish soccer players in history and one of the most important […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Peebles Bar-B-Q

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

Categories: Dining

  Are you craving great barbeque? Peebles Bar-B-Q has been serving up barbeque in Central Florida for over 50 years and has become something of a landmark to Polk County. It is difficult to miss Peebles’ location on Old Dixie Highway in Auburndale with the aroma of southern barbeque lingering in the air. This savory […]

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