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Local Favorites Highlights Drica’s Favorites Specialty Coffee Boutique

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining

If you’ve been around Lakeland recently, you have probably spotted the yellow Drica’s Favorites food truck parked at different locations throughout the city. We had the opportunity to chat with Drica’s Favorites Specialty Coffee Boutique owner Adriana Mellas. For those who don’t know, Drica’s Favorites offers freshly roasted coffee, handcrafted espresso beverages and homemade delicacies. […]

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Celebrate Halloween at LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s Brick-or-Treat

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Guests will invade LEGOLAND® Florida Resort during its kid-friendly Halloween celebration of Brick-or-Treat presented by Wells Fargo this Fall.  This spooky event takes place weekends in October, and features trick-or-treating along the brick-or-treat trail, super brick build activities, the largest LEGO Jack-O-Lantern in the world, Halloween entertainment and an all-kids costume contest with brick-tastic prizes! […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. AFI Annual Community Recognition Dinner & Silent Auction Date: Tuesday, September 16 Venue: The Lakeland Center – On Tuesday, September 16th, Alliance For Independence will celebrate 60 years of serving adults with developmental disabilities in Polk County with […]

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Get Ready for Great Events This Fall in Central Florida

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

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

If your head is spinning in disbelief over how fast summer has slipped away, you’re not alone. Crossing Labor Day off the calendar signals the return of popular fall festivals and events across Polk County. But before autumn rolls in, those who hunger for fall’s cooler temperatures can feed their stomachs instead at Food Truck […]

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Dog Day at Bok Tower Gardens Benefits Polk Humane Society

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Nature, Upcoming

Bok Tower Gardens is once again going to the dogs for a good cause on Saturday, September 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with special activities 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Gardens’ Dog Day of Summer event.  The event is sponsored in part by Veterinary Healthcare Associates of Winter Haven and the […]

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LEGOLAND® FLORIDA Resort Introduces New Experience

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions

LEGOLAND Florida Resort unveils ‘cool’ way for guests to meet their favorite characters in unique one-on-one experience LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort has introduced a new unique and interactive way for guests to meet and mingle with their favorite LEGO ® characters, titled Buddy’s Character Corner! Based in the historic Magnolia Mansion inside the Fun Town […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 1-9, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, September 2 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club at the Polk County History Center meets on the first and second Tuesdays monthly. – The […]

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Free Travel Marketing Presentation in Auburndale September 9th

Posted on August 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will host a travel marketing presentation and luncheon at 11:30 am on Tuesday, September 9, featuring guest speakers Rodney Levy and Rosemarie Young of Reserve Direct. Mr. Levy, the Director of Business Development for Reserve Direct, and Ms. Young, a Market Manager, have more than 25 years combined […]

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View the Innovative Works of Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions

Did you know that the largest one-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture is located in Lakeland, Florida? Frank Lloyd Wright was most known as an American architect who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 532 in his lifetime. Wright was recognized in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects as ‘the greatest American architect of […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA AUGUST 25-September 2, 2014 Find a complete listing of August and September events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tours Date: Tuesday, August 26 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – The story starts during the horse and buggy days when people hitched their horses up at Munn Park to visit downtown. Learn how the […]

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