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2015 Golfweek List: Streamsong Red and Blue Among Top Resort Courses

Posted on December 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Sports

Streamsong’s critically-acclaimed courses rank near the top for 2nd consecutive year. For the second consecutive year, Streamsong Resort’s two courses, Streamsong Red and Streamsong Blue, have been named to Golfweek’s list of Best Resort Courses for 2015, adding to the resort’s growing list of accolades. In only its second year of operation, Streamsong Red was ranked […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. 1930s HoliDAYS Date: Tuesday, December 16 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. – Meet historical characters, and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past at this event presented […]

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Local Favorites Highlights the 20th Anniversary Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate

Posted on December 12th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, General

The holidays have arrived, and what better way to celebrate than at Bok Tower Gardens and their 20th Anniversary Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate? This annual experience is a tradition to many and can be found in Central Florida’s own Lake Wales. The historic Pinewood Estate found on the grounds of Bok Tower Gardens […]

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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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2014 Holiday Events in Central Florida’s Polk County

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 by

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

Looking for merry fun this season? Check out our list of ongoing and upcoming holiday events below. RECURRING Festival of Wreaths When? November 21 – December 13 Where? Polk County History Center, Bartow What? The Polk County History Center is proud to host the annual Festival of Wreaths. Decorated wreaths will be displayed from November 21 through December 13, […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 1-9, 2014 Find a complete listing November and December events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. 1930s HoliDAYS Date: Tuesday, December 2 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. – Meet historical characters, and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past at this event […]

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Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens

Posted on November 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Bok Tower Gardens is filled with events this holiday season. Find them listed below for ideas on how to celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens. Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015 Celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens, featuring a special 20th anniversary edition of the Holiday Home Tour at […]

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Celebrate the Holidays at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Posted on November 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Celebrate the holidays as a family when LEGOLAND® Florida Resort hosts its annual Christmas Bricktacular and Kids’ New Year’s Eve celebrations, beginning weekends in December. Visitors can participate in extraordinary holiday-themed LEGO® builds, interact with LEGO Santa and LEGO Toy Soldier Characters and experience snow falling down on Fun Town.  Nightly fireworks begin on Dec. 26 and […]

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