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

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

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

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

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

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

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

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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The Magic of the Violin

Posted on January 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts

Rimma Bergeron-Langlois, Concertmaster of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra performs on the Faculty Artist Series on January 30 at 7:30pm. The FREE performance takes place in the Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall at Florida Southern College, Lakeland. Phone 863-680-4296 or visit www.flsouthern.edu/ffa.

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PCTSM Educational Tour Results in Increased Sales of LEGOLAND Florida Tickets by AAA and CAA Travel Agents

Posted on November 14th, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, General, Uncategorized

Central Florida’s Polk County was the host destination for an educational familiarization (FAM) tour for 16 U.S. and Canadian travel agents, September 26-29. Becky Helms with LEGOLAND Florida assisted Joni Allen in conducting the tour as six (6) of the agents are top AAA and CAA agents in selling LEGOLAND Florida admission tickets. The remainder […]

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Polk Hosts FL Outdoor Writers Association Annual Conference

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by

Categories: Event, Nature, Uncategorized

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) hosted the Florida Outdoor Writers Association (FOWA) Annual Conference at Westgate River Ranch Resort, August 21-25, 2013. The conference provided an excellent opportunity to showcase Polk County as a nature and outdoors destination to outdoor writers representing more than 100 outlets throughout Florida; including magazines, newspapers and websites. […]

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