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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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Polk County Hosts Wildly Successful IPSC World Shoot Championship

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Sports

The closing ceremony has been held and preliminary figures are in. PCTSM, along with Universal Shooting Academy and numerous other partners and volunteers, hosted the most successful IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) World Shoot in the organization’s history. More than 1,400 of the most elite handgun athletes in the sport came to Polk County October 3-19 […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Vintage Warehouse

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Shopping

Vintage is in! For all you thrifty lovers, you’ve probably already discovered the treasures that lie within, but for those that haven’t, Vintage Warehouse located off of Wallace Road in Lakeland is a utopia for people like you and me who like to find a new purpose in the old. This vintage hotspot offers a […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Dixieland

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General, Shopping

Have you explored Dixieland? This historic part of Lakeland, located on South Florida Avenue, is a tight-knit community of shops, restaurants and art galleries. With its own unique vibe, this district, with origins dating back to 1907, offers something different from other areas in the county. Fresh, funky, vintage, thrifty, artistic, eclectic and majestic are […]

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Support Food Day at Lakeland’s Curb Market this Saturday

Posted on October 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining, Event, Upcoming

Visit the Downtown Farmers Curb Market on Saturday, October 11 and help us celebrate Food Day! In addition to selling fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, homemade sauces, spices, honey, seafood, eggs and more you can enjoy samplings of great dishes made from Market items. From 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., four downtown restaurants/pubs will be serving […]

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Lake Mirror Park Designated as One of 10 Great Public Spaces in US

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Nature

Lake Mirror Park in Lakeland, Florida Designated as One of 10 Great Public Spaces in America by the American Planning Association APA Recognizes 30 Great Places in America The American Planning Association (APA) announced that Lake Mirror Park in Lakeland, Florida has earned the designation as one of the 10 Great Public Spaces for 2014. Each […]

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October Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile Through December 6 This exhibition showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling, through more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. An eclectic mix of […]

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34th Annual Swan Roundup on Wednesday

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Upcoming

The City of Lakeland Parks Division will be on Lake Morton at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 1st for the 34th Annual Swan Roundup. Crews will be catching and herding the swans as the initial part of their annual veterinary check-up. The swans will be confined in large holding pens on the south side of the […]

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Free Admission to Explorations V This Saturday

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

Children’s Museum Participates in Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th Annual Museum Day Live Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, has announced its participation in the tenth annual Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9am-5:30pm. Explorations V Children’s Museum will offer free admission to visitors presenting […]

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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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