Family Fun Workshop Outreach: Monoprints

Polk Museum of Art presents its Family Fun Workshop “Monoprints” at the Lake Wales Public Library.

Moonlight Carillon Concert

Bok Tower Sunset w-moon

Enjoy an hour-long carillon concert by Geert D’hollander. Visitors are encouraged to stroll through the torch-lit pathways and explore the Gardens under the light of the full moon. The Blue Palmetto Café will remain open until the concert begins. Admission begins at 5 p.m.

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service, Scott Banks, 2010

Full choir, brass ensemble, live carillon performances and Easter message. Service is from 7-8am. Admission is free from 6-8am. A buffet breakfast will be served in the Blue Palmetto Café following, for an additional fee.

Motion Picture Film Festival

Harrison Film Festival

[Grown-up] “NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM”

Grown-up Night at the Museum

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, hosts its annual “Night at the Museum” Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 7-10pm. Tickets for the evening are $50 each or ten for $450. The special adult event features food, live music by the Sofa Kings, dancing, a silent auction and local […]

Author/Illustrator Event with Fred Koehler

How to Cheer Up Dad. Book launch with author/illustrator Fred Koehler.

The 10:30am class is full. An additional class will be offered at 9:30am. Space is limited and reservation is required. To register, email MBelcher@PolkMuseumofArt.org or call 863-688-5423. Join author/illustrator Fred Koehler for a morning of creative fun. Kids ages 6 to 99 will enjoy Fred’s hands-on morning workshop of how to create a picture book, […]

Carillon Classic 5k Run/Walk

Presented in partnership with the Dick Pope Polk County Chapter of the FPRA at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. Register for the event HERE.

Mayfaire Saturday Night

Mayfaire Saturday Night

A FREE community event celebrating the arts and athletes and is held after the art show closes around the Frances Langford Promenade on Lake Mirror. There will be live music by the Orlando band MPiRE, as well as food and drinks available for purchase. The artist and race award results are announced at approximately 8 p.m. A […]

MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Mayfaire by-the-Lake

One of Florida’s premier outdoor art festivals. Held on Mother’s Day weekend each year, Mayfaire is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Morton in downtown Lakeland, Florida. Mayfaire is one of the largest and oldest outdoor art festivals in Central Florida and is on Sunshine Artist magazine’s prestigious “Best 200 Art Shows” list. Come […]

Scooby Doo Live Musical Mysteries

Jeepers! SCOOBY-DOO and the Mystery Inc. Gang have been called in to help solve an epic mystery in Lakeland. A trouble-making ghost is haunting a local theater and SHAGGY, FRED, DAPHNE, VELMA and SCOOBY-DOO are on their way in the MYSTERY MACHINE to help solve it! This hilarious live theater show brings everyone’s favorite animated […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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