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Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event

Internationally known jazz artists will perform free concerts during the first annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival on April 9-12, 2014. Presented by Polk State College and the Lake Wales Arts Council, the Festival will feature John Abercrombie, Randy Corinthian, T FOXX and Orquesta Aragon, along with Lake Wales jazz artists Charlie “Topp” Hines […]

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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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Spring Ushers in High-Flying Adventure to Polk County!

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County’s largest event of the year, the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo Presented by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, returns to Lakeland April 1-6, 2014 for its 40th year. SUN ‘n FUN is Florida’s largest convention and the second largest air show in the United States – turning the Lakeland Linder […]

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Guest Carillonneurs to perform during 22nd International Carillon Festival

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Nature, Upcoming

Bok Tower Gardens welcomes four emerging guest carillonneurs who will debut world premiere performances on the Singing Tower carillon during the 22nd International Carillon Festival (ICF) March 8-16, 2014. The event is sponsored in part by Visit Central Florida, WEDU, WUSF, and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the […]

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2014 Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival sells Art-B-Que tickets & increases children’s activities

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

The Lake Wales Arts Council is selling tickets for barbeque at its Art-B-Que from 6-9 p.m. on Fri., March 7. The public is invited to either purchase barbeque tickets for $10 or bring a picnic and lawn chairs to enjoy the free entertainment provided by Hubo Bentley and Dim Crooked Fools. Call 863-676-3445 to purchase […]

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Flowers, Flowers Everywhere! Peak Bloom Season at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Peak bloom season has officially arrived at Bok Tower Gardens, one of the best times of year to visit the National Historic Landmark. During this annual rite of spring, visitors can observe more than 150 varieties of camellias and hundreds of azaleas along with nun’s orchids, irises, coral bean, Mexican flame vine, and other flowering […]

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2014 Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival Launches Gifts of Art Purchase Prize Program

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

The Lake Wales Arts Council has launched its Gifts of Art Purchase Prize program for the 2014 Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival. Now in its 43rd year, the critically acclaimed Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year to the shores of Lake Wailes with free admission and parking from 10 a.m. to […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 24-March 4, 2014 Find a complete listing of February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Major League Scramble Date: Monday, February 24 Venue: Grasslands Golf and Country Club, Lakeland - The 2013 American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers are ready to tee it up at this 19th annual golf scramble before […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 17th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 17-25, 2014 Find a complete listing of February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Masters of Illusions Live! Date: Monday, February 17 Venue: The Lakeland Center - Masters of Illusion Live!, a touring magic show based on the award-winning television series Masters of Illusion Live!, is coming to The Lakeland Center. […]

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Bok Tower Gardens Announces Initiative to Build New Garden Spaces

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Upcoming

On the occasion of its 85th anniversary, Bok Tower Gardens is embarking on a $12 million capital campaign, Preserve the Legacy, Steward the Future to undertake four major initiatives to keep the Gardens relevant and sustainable, to include: Rejuvenation of the Historic Core Garden Improved Accessibility Telling the Bok Tower Gardens Story Stewarding the Gardens […]

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