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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA AUGUST 4-12, 2014 Find a complete listing of August and September events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, August 5 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club at the Polk County History Center meets on the first and […]

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Running Shoes and Brews (or Coffee)

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Sports

In June, FitNiche and Red Door Wine Market were recognized on runnersworld.com as one of the 11 Great Beer Running Groups in the United States. Since we’ve been in the mood to make lists, here’s a list of weekly pub, wine bar, and coffee house runs throughout Polk County. Tuesday Night Location: Red Door Wine […]

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Fourth of July Events in Central Florida

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, Event, General, Sports, Upcoming

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 Thursday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Friday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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History Center Accepts ‘Picture Polk History’ Photo Entries Through May 3

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite Polk County heritage site when you submit your photographs into the “Picture Polk History” photo contest now through Saturday, May 3. “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, […]

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Submit Your Polk Heritage Photographs into the ‘Picture Polk History’ Contest

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest. 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 building, cemetery or a local festival that is listed on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Interested participants can […]

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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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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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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 17th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 17-25, 2014 Find a complete listing of February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Masters of Illusions Live! Date: Monday, February 17 Venue: The Lakeland Center - Masters of Illusion Live!, a touring magic show based on the award-winning television series Masters of Illusion Live!, is coming to The Lakeland Center. […]

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Polk County History Center’s 2014 Lunch n’ Learn Speaker Series

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining, Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The Polk County History Center invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday of every month for the 2014 Lunch n’ Learn Speaker Series. Lectures will begin at 12:15 p.m. and last 30 – 45 minutes. The 2014 series runs January through November. 2014 Event Dates Jan. 21st      […]

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Polk County History Center Hosts First Smithsonian Exhibit

Posted on November 26th, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

“Journey Stories,” a traveling Smithsonian exhibit, opens at the Polk County History Center on Friday, December 6, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibit is on display through Saturday, January 4 and is made possible through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council.  “Journey Stories” explores how our ancestors came to America – a central element of […]

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