Lunch & Learn: The Perennial Landscape

A wonderful asset to any garden, perennials come back year after year and keep your garden landscape changing throughout the season.

Wildflower Walk

Learn about native wildflowers and their ecology. In partnership with South Florida State College’s Pygmy Fringe Tree Wildflower Festival.

Voices of the People

Voices of the People: Eve Beglarian & Troupe. Free!

Saturday Gardening Series

Edible Perennials with Master Gardeners

St Patrick’s Day Carillon Concerts

Bok Tower Carillon

Stroll the blooming gardens as Irish favorites play on the carillon. Performance times are 1:00-1:30pm and 3:00-3:30pm.

Music at Pinewood: Rising Artist Series

Pinewood Estate Front

The Rising Artist Series features up-and-coming artists in the intimate setting of Pinewood Estate. Faculty and hand-picked scholars from Harrison School for the Arts perform a variety of classical programs with piano, strings, woodwinds, guitar and vocals. $25/person or $65/series. Presented in partnership with the Lake Wales Arts Council. The final of three Rising Artist […]

Natural Vibes for Life

Part of the Discover Cart Saturdays series of events. Discover the lathering properties of detergent made with soap nuts and the soothing properties of coconut oil.

Body and Soul: Jazz Photographers

Michael Crews Gallery Hours: Mon-Thur, 9am-6pm; Fri, 9am-5pm. Presented by Polk State College, Lake Wales Arts Council and Polk Museum of Art.

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: The New Orleans Nighthawks

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Apr 8-11: Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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