Celebration of the Power of Music to Move Us

From the longing for freedom to religious devotion to expressions of romantic love, we turn to music when it seems that words fall short. Join us for a wide-ranging showcase of performances by the Southeastern University Department of Music’s students and faculty.

TMC Dinner Theatre Scholarship Fundraiser

Entertainment by the Broadway Chorus, directed by Sharon Lakin.

Valentine’s Day Carillon Concert

Photo of Geert de Hollander playing the Bok Tower Carillon taken by Mike Potthast.

Enjoy carillon music while strolling the gardens. Performances at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Love in Bloom Reunion Celebration

BokTower_032913_152(by Chad Baumer)

A reunion for couples who were married at Bok Tower Gardens. Bring photos, make new memories, and cross the moat. Reservations required.

Family Fun Day: Civil War-style Valentines

Polk County History Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with free hands-on activities for the whole family.

Harrison School for the Arts Senior Exhibition

Senior visual art students present their graduating body of artwork from the Harrison School for the Arts. This exhibition is sponsored by Midflorida Credit Union.

Family Fun Workshop

Polk Museum of Art

Come join us for Family Day, a FREE annual open house and art carnival for the entire family! This year, families will have the opportunity to explore art through fun activities, art projects, live entertainment, games, balloon bending, face painting and more.

Memories of a Golden Age

Performance featuring Richard Smith on guitar and Julie Adams on cello. Since 2000, this husband-and-wife team has toured around the world, surprising audiences with Richard’s guitar genius and Julie’s lyrical style on the cello. Richard Smith specializes in the finger-style tradition of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. Cost: $15 Arts Council members, $20 non-members, […]

Voices from the Seminole Wars

Writers Jon and Mary Lou Missall present “Voices from the Seminole Wars” in the Florida Lecture Series.

Harrison Orchestra Concert with St Olaf College

Shared concert with Harrison School for the Arts Symphony and St. Olaf Orchestra, featuring Steven Amundson, conductor.

Polk Arts Alliance

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