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Concert Under the Stars Returns with ‘Gypsy Jazz’ John Jorgenson

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by

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The annual springtime Concert Under The Stars takes place at Bok Tower Gardens Saturday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m., featuring an unforgettable evening of Gypsy Jazz with The John Jorgenson Quintet. Violinist Ashley Liberty and pianist Daniel Strange will open the show. “This year’s Concert Under The Stars takes guests back to the Parisian jazz […]

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Soaking up the Local Culture

Posted on April 20th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Nature, Sports, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 20 – 29 Find a complete listing for April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. This Week’s Events MONDAY, APRIL 20 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Robert Irvine LIVE · Lakeland Robert Irvine LIVE is a high energy, multimedia and multi-sensory theatrical experience performed at The Lakeland […]

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Voices of the People will Feature Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time”

Posted on April 15th, 2015 by

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Polk State College’s Voices of the People continues this month with a performance of Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time,” a hauntingly beautiful piece of music composed during the Holocaust. French-born Olivier Messiaen composed his “Quartet for the End of Time” in 1941, while being held at a German prisoner-of-war camp, according to World […]

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Soaking up the Local Culture

Posted on April 13th, 2015 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 13 – 22 Find a complete listing for April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. This Week’s Events MONDAY, APRIL 13 6:30 PM – THURSDAY, APRIL 16 8:30 PM Lakeland Flying Tigers · Lakeland – Lakeland Flying Tigers is celebrating their 50th season of baseball. Join them […]

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Soaking up the Local Culture

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 6 – 15 Find a complete listing for April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. This Week’s Events TUESDAY, APRIL 7 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Book Club at Polk County History Center · Bartow – The Polk County History Center hosts a book club […]

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World-Renowned Pianist Omar Sosa to Perform at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on April 5th, 2015 by

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The Second Annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival has expanded in 2015 to include an exclusive concert and reception in the intimate setting of Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower Gardens. On Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. Omar Sosa’s Quarteto AfroCubano bring their Afro-Cuban based mix of jazz and world music to the 1932 […]

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Polk County Easter Egg Hunts: Hippity, Hoppity, Hooray!

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by

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Thanks to the kind folks at Polk County Parks and Recreation, we have a nice compilation of Polk County Easter Egg Hunts to share with you. The following Easter Egg Hunts each start at 9:00 a.m. SHARP on April 4. Ft. Meade Ft. Meade Outdoor Recreation Area, U.S. 98 E. on Peace River Lakeland Hunt Fountain Park, 2020 […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on March 30th, 2015 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA MARCH 30 – APRIL 8 Find a complete listing for April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. MONDAY, MARCH 30 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland – The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the […]

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Camp Under the Stars at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on March 17th, 2015 by

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Grab Your Tents & Sleeping Bags for a Family Camping Adventure at Bok Tower Gardens Join Bok Tower Gardens for an exclusive “tent event” – spend the night under the stars at Bok Tower Gardens, March 27-28. You and your family will have fun exploring nature through a variety of walks and activities during Bok’s […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on March 16th, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA MARCH 16-25 Find a complete listing for March and April events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   TUESDAY, MARCH 17 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Tram Nature Tour at Circle B Bar Reserve · Lakeland – Take a personalized tour of the Banana Creek Marsh with a volunteer guide who will point […]

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