International Day Celebration

Explorations V

Turtle Travels Premiers on February 3

Turtle Travels

Explorations V Children’s Museum premiers its newest temporary exhibit, Turtle Travels, on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 4pm with a special grand opening celebration. Museum guests are invited to the event for free admission beginning at 3:30pm on that day. Light refreshments will be served. Turtle Travels, designed for family audiences, offers museum visitors the opportunity […]

Family Fun Day

Polk County History Center

Join the History Center on the second Saturday of each month from 10am-noon for a fun family creative event. January 10 – Create a Thaumatrope (Victorian optical illusion toy)

Family Art Workshop

PMoA Family Art

Join Polk Museum of Art during this FREE fun Family Art Workshop with artist Rick Olivo at Mulberry Public Library.

Pilgrim Day

Pilgrim Day

Travel back in time and experience the life of early settlers! Activities from rope spinning to candle dipping, butter churning to tin can lanterns transport the entire family back in time! Early American and Indian games, hats and more are included with admission/membership. Explorations V Children’s Museum is at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown […]

Photos with Santa

Polk County History Center

Holiday Village Exhibit Opens

Explorations V

In addition, as part of Polk County Family Day, donations are being accepted of personal hygeine items to benefit the homeless. Please call 863-687-3869 to find out what items can be donated for free admission with each person donation.

Holidays at the History Center

Festival of Wreaths

Celebrate the holidays in Neo-classic style and elegance at the Polk County History Center. The 1908 Courthouse has been the heart of Polk County for more than 100 years and remains a symbol of the rich cultural heritage of the community. The courthouse is resplendent this season, with holiday programs and activities all offered free […]

Family Fun Day

Polk County History Center

Family Fun Day is a FREE event held at the Polk County History Center on the second Saturday of each month between 10:00am – noon. Children and their families can participate together in a new arts and crafts activity each month while learning about Polk County history. On Saturday, November 8, participants will craft a remembrance posy and learn about the “Polk […]

It’s A Wonderful Life

LWLT Its a wonderful life

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. Director: Rob Fritz Learn more!

Polk Arts Alliance

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