Warner Univ: A Royal Christmas

Warner University Christmas Concert at Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center.

Mixed media by artist Pat Gooden

Artworks by Patricia Gooden are on exhibit in the local artist gallery at Lake Wales Public Library from December 1-31, 2015. Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs from 9am-6:30pm; Wed, Fri from 9am-5:30pm; Sat from 9am-3pm Patricia Gooden Artist Statement Using digital image-making technologies, I seek to create a world of people and places that seem to exist in multiple […]

Make It Magical

“Make It Magical” transforms downtown Lake Wales into a winter wonderland with its theme, “Let It Snow.” This free Lake Wales Arts Council holiday event is chaired by Barbara Connor with Kelly Nelson as co-chair is from 5-8pm on Friday, December 4. Arabella Decker’s Caspian horses will enchant children as they enjoy free carriage rides […]

Sunset & Symphony

Bok Concert Panoramic

Enjoy the sounds of the season with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the Singing Tower carillon as they perform together on Saturday, December 5 during one of Central Florida’s favorite holiday concerts—Sunset & Symphony! Families and friends are encouraged to prepare themed picnics and experience a magical December evening as the sun sets atop Iron […]

Holiday Happy Hour

Take an early evening tour of Pinewood Estate and toast the season with a complimentary drink, light fare and holiday tunes. $15/person. Open to ages 21 and older.

LW Chorale: The Many Moods of Christmas

The Lake Wales Chorale Christmas Concert featuring “The Many Moods of Christmas.” $15 adults, $5 students. Tickets will be available in November 2015 through Chorale members, the Arts Council office or via phone at (863) 676-8426.

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!

Carillon & Chorale Concert plus Holiday Home Tour Open Late

BokTower_032913_152(by Chad Baumer)

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.

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 […]

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.

Polk Arts Alliance

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