Always a Bridesmaid

Performance Dates: January 15 – 31, 2016 (special performance Jan. 28) Another fabulous Jones Hope Wooten southern-fried comedy! In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other’s weddings…no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern […]

Opening Reception for “Erika Lawlor Schmidt: A Fine Romance”

January 14 from 5-7pm. Free. Lake Wales Arts Council exhibition of the Vermont artist’s recent prints, collages and constructions. The exhibit runs from January 12 through February 1. Thought provoking. Stimulating. Richly varied. Those reviews of Gary and Erika Schmidt’s “Vital Spark North” multi-media performance also describe the sparks of creativity the Lake Wales Arts Council will ignite with its […]

David Leathers, Jr

On January 14, the Campus Concert Series features David Leathers, Jr. in a free concert from 12:30-1:45 pm in the Polk State Lakeland Student Center. Leathers is an R&B singer/songwriter from Fayetteville, NC, and a two-time American Idol contestant from Season 11 and 12.

David Leathers, Jr.

On January 14, the Campus Concert Series features David Leathers, Jr. in a free concert from 10:00-10:45 am in the Polk State Winter Haven Student Center. Leathers is an R&B singer/songwriter from Fayetteville, NC, and a two-time American Idol contestant from Season 11 and 12.

David Leathers, Jr

On January 13, the Downtown Concert Series features David Leathers, Jr. in a free concert from 12:30-1:45 pm. Leathers is an R&B singer/songwriter from Fayetteville, NC, and a two-time American Idol contestant from Season 11 and 12.

Erika Lawlor Schmidt: “A Fine Romance”

January 14 from 5-7pm. Free. Renowned for their edgy, avant-garde work, the Schmidt’s will return “home” for an exhibit of recent prints, collages, and constructions, “Erika Lawlor Schmidt: A Fine Romance,” January 12-February 1, with a free reception from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, January 14 in the Michael Crews Gallery in Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center. Thought provoking. […]

Mixed Media by artist Cathie Harris

Local Artist Gallery in the Lake Wales Public Library. FREE. Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9am-6:30pm; Wednesday & Friday, 9am-5:30pm; Saturday 9am-3pm.

HoliDAYS

Tuesdays, December 1, 8, 15, 22. 1930s HoliDAYS. 10am-2pm. See vintage Model A cars outside Pinewood Estate, meet historical characters from the 1930s, and catch a few surprise personalities from the past. Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales. Included with Gardens admission. Learn more at www.boktowergardens.org/christmas.

Carillon & Chorale Concert plus Holiday Home Tour Open Late

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Dec. 20th Only: Enjoy an hour-long carillon concert with a live choir, and visit Pinewood Estate for a special nighttime tour with hot chocolate & cookies. Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales. Tickets available at the gate.  Concert Only: $5/person; Concert & Home Tour: $13/person.

Holiday Home Workshop

Design beautiful holiday décor using palm fronds to create “boondoggles.” $15/person. Supplies included. Reservations are required. Call 863.734.1222 for more information. Learn more!

Polk Arts Alliance

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