Discovery Saturdays: Happy Hives

Beehive

Discover the world of bee hives with beekeepers Jack and Judy Stokes.





The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

Performances are Saturday, December 14th, 7:30pm and Sunday, December 15th, 2pm. Florida Dance Theatre’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” is at the heart of the holiday season. Whether it’s a family tradition or you attend for the very first time, this magical ballet will brighten your spirit this season. Over 90 young dancers join forces with […]





The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

Performances are Saturday, December 14th, 7:30pm and Sunday, December 15th, 2pm. Florida Dance Theatre’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” is at the heart of the holiday season. Whether it’s a family tradition or you attend for the very first time, this magical ballet will brighten your spirit this season. Over 90 young dancers join forces with […]





Discovery Saturdays

Meet Wendy Wolford, Education Coordinator at Bok Tower Gardens, and learn about the six categories of wildlife (mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, amphibians, and invertebrates). Then, join Wendy on a “photo quest” to take pictures of animals found in each category. Guest will also receive a special reward for their hard work!





Family Fun Day: Holiday Festival

Polk County History Center

Make Christmas ornaments, learn about holiday traditions and making winter snacks!





Art Out Loud Exhibition Reception

Youth Gallery Shot

Opening Reception for “Art Out Loud,” an exhibition of artworks by Polk County middle school students.





Family Fun Workshop

First Saturday of the Month 10:30am – 12:00pm Polk Museum of Art Cost: FREE for everyone. Family Fun Workshops provide a safe, fun environment for families to participate together in hands-on activities led by an art educator. Workshops are held at the Museum The program is offered at off-site facilities in the Polk County community […]





Donuts for Dads

Dads wishing to enjoy time with their kids can attend Donuts for Dads at Explorations V Children’s Museum, starting at 9am on on the first Saturday of each month. Dads and kids make donuts and get to know others in the group.





Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Junie B Jones

A Eunice Fuller Theatre for Youth production of Lakeland Community Theatre. Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8 at 2pm & 7:30pm It’s holiday time, and Room One is doing lots of fun things to celebrate. Like making elf costumes! And singing joyful songs! Only, how can Junie B. enjoy […]





Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494