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New Hours at Polk County Visitor Center

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Upcoming

Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will change its hours of operation on October 1, when the center begins opening at 8 am and closing at 5 pm, one hour earlier in both the morning and evening.  Currently the center is open from 9 am to 6 pm. Polk Outpost 27 has […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, July 8 Venue:  Polk County History Center, Bartow – Join the Polk County History Center on the first and second Tuesday monthly for […]

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Carillon Classic Will Pay Tribute to Recent Tragedies with “Sweet Caroline”

Posted on May 23rd, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Sports, Upcoming

 In tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and Oklahoma tornado,  the 2013  Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk will begin with a moment of silence followed by strains of “Sweet Caroline” flowing from the world famous carillon at Bok Tower Gardens. The carillon version of “Sweet Caroline” will be heard as the […]

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World of Chima- Coming Soon to LEGOLAND® Florida

Posted on April 12th, 2013 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Coming this July to LEGOLAND® Florida is the exciting new addition of The World of Chima! The largest LEGOLAND® Park in the world is continuing to expand with this major addition to their already exciting lineup of more than 50 rides, shows and attractions. In partnership with Cartoon Network, LEGOLAND® Florida unveils the third expansion […]

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Find World-Class, High-Flying Adventure in Polk County as SUN ‘n FUN Returns

Posted on April 10th, 2013 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County’s largest event of the year, the SUN ’n FUN International Fly-In & Expo presented by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, returned to Lakeland Tuesday, April 9, 2013 and will take place through April 14, 2013. SUN ‘n FUN, the second largest airshow in the United States, will turn the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport into the […]

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Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Ice Cream!

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by

Categories: Dining, Event, Upcoming

Quite possibly the greatest event ever created is coming to Joker Marchant Stadium on Saturday, April, 6, 2013 from 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. What is the greatest event ever created you ask? The 1st Annual Florida Ice Cream Festival presented by Magnify Credit Union! That’s right; all of your childhood dreams have finally come to fruition in the most delicious of […]

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Dream Bigger with David Tutera to Win the Wedding of Your Dreams

Posted on March 22nd, 2013 by

Categories: Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The one, the only, David Tutera is coming to The Lakeland Center on Friday, May 10, 2013 for his Dream Bigger Tour!   The master wedding planner and host of WE tv’s hit series My Fair Wedding comes to Lakeland to bring you expert advice, entertainment and the chance to DREAM BIGGER!   During the […]

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August Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Invisible Elephant Through October 13 Dorothy Jenkins Gallery & Gallery II An ancient parable tells of six blind men who encounter a large elephant. Each man feels a different part of the elephant and defines what they are encountering based on their perspective: One man feels the elephant’s trunk and concludes its bamboo; another […]

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Find FREE Family Fun Year-Round at Circle B

Posted on July 13th, 2012 by

Categories: Event, General, Nature, Uncategorized

Discover the fun in nature at Central Florida’s Circle B-Bar Reserve, centrally located between Winter Haven, Lakeland and Bartow on Winter Lake Road. This local favorite includes freshwater marshes, hardwood swamps, oak hammocks, creeks and lakes and is also home to waterfowl, ospreys, eagles and alligators. Found on the northwest shore of Lake Hancock, this […]

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Memories of Orange Pound Cake

Posted on November 21st, 2011 by

Categories: Dining, General

I always looked forward to visiting my grandparents in Florida, one year in the summer, the next at Christmastime.  Christmas was always extra-special because my grandfather would take us out in the groves to pick oranges and grapefruit to take back home to Kansas, where I grew up. Right now I’m enjoying Florida Avocados on […]