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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 24-December 2, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tours Date: Tuesday, November 25 Venue: Downtown Lakeland - Learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland on this free monthly walking tour. Last Friday Date: Friday, November 28 Venue: Dixieland, Lakeland -  More than […]

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The Orange Blossom Revue BBQ competition will Take Place in December

Posted on November 19th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining, Event, Upcoming

Lake Wales Rotary to host the inaugural Orange Blossom Revue, a Florida BBQ Association sanctioned competition open to the public, December 5-6, 2014 in Lake Wales, Fla. to benefit community service initiatives. The Orange Blossom Revue will take place on the shores of Lake Wailes in Lake Wales, Fla. Dec. 5-6, 2014. The event is open to the public […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Westgate River Ranch’s Saturday Night Rodeo

Posted on November 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, General

Have you ever explored Central Florida’s authentic “Dude Ranch” located just outside of Lake Wales? Westgate River Ranch offers Florida cowboy-themed accommodations ranging from campgrounds to glamping (glamour+camping) tents to two-bedroom cabins along with a multitude of recreational activities and an award-winning Smokehouse Grill and the River Ranch Saloon. One of the many family-friendly adventures at Westgate […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 10th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 10-18, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, November 11 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The Polk County History Center book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month. – The upcoming book discussion will be […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 3-11, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, November 4 Venue: Polk County History Center,  Bartow – The Polk County History Center book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month. – The upcoming book discussion will be on […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on October 27th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA OCTBER 27-November 4, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament Date: Monday, October 27 Venue: Lone Palm Golf Club, Lakeland – This is the 21st Annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament to benefit Explorations V Children’s Museum. […]

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Bok Tower Gardens Breaks Ground October 24 with Largest Expansion in 85-Year History

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Nature, Upcoming

The Board of Directors and executive staff of Bok Tower Gardens is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, October 24 at 11:00 a.m., representing the start of the largest garden expansion in the 85-year history of the National Historic Landmark. In February of this year, the Gardens announced the public phase of a $12 million […]

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Top 20 Things To Do In Lake Wales

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Nature, Shopping

Our Things To Do List’s continue with Lake Wales. Known as the “Crown Jewel of the Ridge,” Lake Wales is a wonderful little town bursting with pride, and for good reason. Explore Bok Tower Gardens, a national historic landmark, and enjoy lunch at the Blue Palmetto Café as well as an afternoon carillon concert. Go […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Alligator Cove Nature Airboat Tours

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Nature

Do you know what spatterdock is or what makes an Anhinga bird different than others? Needless to say, I didn’t know the answers until I took a seat on an Alligator Cove airboat tour at Camp Mack in Lake Wales. Captain Andy Denton was not only exceptionally knowledgeable about the wildlife, plant life and history […]

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New Florida Historic Golf Trail Includes Polk Courses

Posted on September 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Sports

Florida Department of State Launches the Florida Historic Golf Trail Florida’s golf history is recognized as one of the oldest in the nation, dating back to the 1890s, when a number of early courses were created along with the development of railroads and hotels in the state. The Florida Historic Golf Trail program is a […]

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