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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on January 26th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Nature, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 26 – FEBRUARY 4, 2015 Find a complete listing February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   MONDAY, JANUARY 26 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM FPC Performing Arts Series • Lakeland – The Grammy Award winning group Chanticleer will again grace the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church to […]

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New Turtle Travels Exhibit at Explorations V Children’s Museum

Posted on January 20th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

Explorations V Children’s Museum will premier its newest temporary exhibit, Turtle Travels, on Tuesday, February 3  at 4:00 p.m. with a special grand opening celebration. Museum guests are invited to the event for free admission beginning at 3:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Turtle Travels, designed for family audiences, offers museum visitors the opportunity to […]

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Art+Food Offers a New Way to Experience PMoA

Posted on January 15th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

The second art party in Polk Museum of Art’s new Art+ series is going to spice things up with some competition. Local restaurants will try to create the most delicious Asian fusion dish around at Art+Food, set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, at the Museum. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 5-13, 2015 Find a complete listing January and February events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, January 6 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month for book discussion. – The upcoming Book Club discussion will […]

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30 Central Florida Events to Attend in 2015

Posted on December 30th, 2014 by

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

The new year is upon us, and it’s the time of the year when we are all making our new year resolutions. Make a resolution to get out and explore some of the great events that Central Florida has to offer, whether you are a resident or are planning a visit in 2015. Here are 30 […]

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January Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Revival: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee December 13-March 14 The late Chinese-American artist Gabrielle Wu Lee described her paintings as works of “dynamic expressionism.” Her works beautifully meld Eastern traditions and modern Western aesthetics into emotionally charged renderings of the power of nature in transition. To Lee, seasonal change, dusk, dawn, and the rise […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 22nd, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 22-30, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, December 23 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Join the monthly walking tour to learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland and how the Loggia came about. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical […]

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Polk Museum of Art to Open Two New Major Exhibitions

Posted on December 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents two new exhibitions by contemporary female painters, “Revival: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee” and “Her Self: Portraits by Kathy Sosa.” The exhibitions will run December 13-March 14. The late Chinese-American artist Gabrielle Wu Lee described her paintings as works of “dynamic expressionism.” Her works beautifully meld Eastern traditions and […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 8-16, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. First Presbyterian Church Performing Arts Series The Glory of Christmas Date: Monday, December 8 Venue: First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland – The sanctuary will swell with the magnificent music of the Christmas season when the choirs of First Presbyterian […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Explorations V Children’s Museum

Posted on December 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General

Adventures in imagination and education are just what children can find at Explorations V Children’s Museum in Lakeland! This local museum is part of Downtown Lakeland’s charming community and is a place that children and their parents are sure to love. You will know you are at the right place when you walk in, and […]

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