Night at the Museum

7:00pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017 Explorations V Children’s Museum The Jazz Age. The Mad Decade. The Flapper Era. The Roaring Twenties. There are many names for this time period, but they all describe the same thing- FUN and lots of it- the real “Bee’s Knees.”  No writer describes this age of cultural enlightenment better than […]




Go Gatsby for a Cause

Night at the Museum 7:00pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017 Explorations V Children’s Museum The Jazz Age. The Mad Decade. The Flapper Era. The Roaring Twenties. There are many names for this time period, but they all describe the same thing- FUN and lots of it- the real “Bee’s Knees.”  No writer describes this age of […]




Pints for Paws Lakeland Beerfest

PINTS FOR PAWS LAKELAND BEER FEST is Central Florida’s first pet-friendly beer festival and a portion of the proceeds from the event benefits the Humane Society. Attendees will enjoy sampling from over 90 different brands of beer along with a free souvenir pilsner sample glass and soft pretzel. The event will also feature a wide […]




Faculty-Student Showcase

Variety show benefiting Harrison Department scholarships.




Dining for Women

Upcoming Lakeland Dining for Women dates are on Wednesdays, Sept 14, Oct 19 and Nov 9 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Platform Art Forum for Creativity. “Dining for Women” Description from the Lakeland Dining for Women facebook group. Please join us in starting a local chapter of Dining for Women, a national organization with no political […]




Ramon Theater 10th Anniversary Gala

Ramon Theater

The Ramon Theater in Frostproof will be transformed into a “Roaring ‘20s” jazz club for its 10th Anniversary Gala on Sept. 10. The community treasure and regional performance venue will celebrate its historic roots during a special evening fundraiser to benefit the theater. “Instead of our traditional local celebrity dance competition, we decided to do […]




Pop ‘n’ Jazz Benefit Gala






Roll Out the Red Carpet for Harrison

March 12 @ 7pm. Harrison School for the Arts annual fundraising gala.




The Gala

Polk Museum of Art’s annual black-tie benefit is also one of the best parties in Central Florida. It’s a memorable evening of dancing, socializing, and a wonderful gourmet dinner. A silent auction takes place throughout the evening, as well. Items for auction range from sports memorabilia, great vacation getaways, gourmet meals, jewelry, and more! For […]




Menopause The Musical

January 13 at 7:30pm. The show that’s brought joy to millions worldwide is proving that laughter truly is the best medicine. With a cast of breast cancer survivors and co-survivors, MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL is partnering with Susan G. Komen to offer inspriation, sisterhood, and hope. Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common […]




Polk Arts Alliance

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