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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. AFI Annual Community Recognition Dinner & Silent Auction Date: Tuesday, September 16 Venue: The Lakeland Center – On Tuesday, September 16th, Alliance For Independence will celebrate 60 years of serving adults with developmental disabilities in Polk County with […]

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Get Ready for Great Events This Fall in Central Florida

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

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

If your head is spinning in disbelief over how fast summer has slipped away, you’re not alone. Crossing Labor Day off the calendar signals the return of popular fall festivals and events across Polk County. But before autumn rolls in, those who hunger for fall’s cooler temperatures can feed their stomachs instead at Food Truck […]

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AirVenture Provides Opportunity to Distribute SUN ‘n FUN Brochure

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

Joni Allen worked with the local accommodations industry to create the 2015 SUN ‘n FUN Friendly Accommodations brochure. Thirty-one Polk County hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and vacation rental home / condo property management companies participated in the new brochure and are offering special rates for the next SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In and Expo (April […]

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Dog Day at Bok Tower Gardens Benefits Polk Humane Society

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Nature, Upcoming

Bok Tower Gardens is once again going to the dogs for a good cause on Saturday, September 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with special activities 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Gardens’ Dog Day of Summer event.  The event is sponsored in part by Veterinary Healthcare Associates of Winter Haven and the […]

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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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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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Polk County Visitor Center will Host a Seasonal Farmers Market on Thursdays

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

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

Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will host a weekly Farmers Market on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., beginning September 4 and running through May 28, 2015. The Farmers Market will be a new activity for Polk Outpost 27, and will offer local vendors the opportunity to share their produce […]

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Lake Wales Little Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Upcoming

Take a look at the Lake Wales Little Theatre’s 37th season below. 2014-2015 Season Princess Whatsername (Children’s Theatre) September 19 – 28, 2014 The story begins in the Misty Forest, where a girl is sleeping all alone.  But when she wakes, nothing looks familiar to her.  She can’t remember anything – not where she’s from, […]

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August Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast Through September 13 On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this exhibition is a photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. Latin for “unknown land,” “Terra Incognita” consists of 57 black-and-white photographs of […]

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Polk Theatre Celebrates 40th and 50th Anniversary Films with Classic Film Sundays

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Join the Polk Theatre for classic films on Sunday afternoons throughout August and September. August In August, Polk Theatre will show films celebrating each film’s 50th Anniversary. They are as follows: August 3 – My Fair Lady August 10 – Goldfinger August 17 – A Hard Day’s Night August 24 – Mary Poppins August 31 – Fail Safe September In […]

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