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2014 Holiday Events in Central Florida’s Polk County

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 by

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Looking for merry fun this season? Check out our list of ongoing and upcoming holiday events below. RECURRING Festival of Wreaths When? November 21 – December 13 Where? Polk County History Center, Bartow What? The Polk County History Center is proud to host the annual Festival of Wreaths. Decorated wreaths will be displayed from November 21 through December 13, […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA OCTBER 20-28, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Lunch & Learn Lecture Series Date: Tuesday, October 21 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The museum invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday every month. – October’s […]

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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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50+ Ways to Experience Central Florida’s Polk County Like a Tourist

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

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We have all heard of going where the locals go when traveling, but why not go where the visitors go when you’re not traveling? Have you ever discovered the fun that lies in your own backyard? Whether you are a resident of Polk County or a visitor, here are 53 places and activities that we think […]

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Central Florida’s Polk County Offers Wonderful Ways to Celebrate with Your Mom

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

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There are few relationships more special than that between a mother and her child. Children around the world have been honoring their mothers for centuries but the modern holiday of Mother’s Day in the United States didn’t become an official U.S. holiday until 1914. The second Sunday in May is traditionally reserved to honor Mothers […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 14-22, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks 5 Date: Tuesday, April 15 Venue: The Lakeland Center –  The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 5 An Evening of Broadway part of the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series at The Lakeland Center. Lunch […]

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Polk Guide to Theatre: April 10-13

Posted on April 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts

Sylvia April 11-13, 2014 Fri-Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 2pm Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has found him—bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her name tag. Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Spring Piano Concert Date: Tuesday, April 8 Venue: Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland – The students of Harrison Schools for the Arts will perform repertoire from their favorite composers for the piano, such as; Chopin, […]

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Polk Guide to Theatre: April 3-6, 2014

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts

Electra April 3-6 and 10-13 Evening performances at 7:30pm Sunday Matinees at 2:30pm Love and revenge take center stage in this classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles. After her father is murdered by her mother, Electra is driven by grief and obsessed with dreams of retribution for her father’s death. Presented by the Florida Southern College […]

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Special Presentations Planned for Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

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Kenneth Treister at Florida Southern College March 23, Bok Tower Gardens: America’s Taj Mahal Dr. Jorge Santiago-Blay at Bok Tower Gardens March 24, The Gooey Stuff that Plants Ooze The public is invited to attend two very different presentations about Bok Tower Gardens, scheduled to take place March 23 and 24. Kenneth Treister, co-author of […]

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