Expansion Celebration at Bok Tower Gardens

Hammock Hollow Children's Garden at Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens Celebrates the Future on Saturday, September 10 with the Grand Opening of the Largest Expansion in 87 Years of History. After months of construction and the successful conclusion of the Preserve the Legacy, Steward the Future capital campaign, Bok Tower Gardens comes into full bloom with the opening of several highly anticipated […]

Downtown Concert Series: Trul3gacy Band

Polk State College will host Orlando-based R&B group TRU L3GACY for performances in Lake Wales and Lakeland. Vocalists B. Rhodes, KG, Raphael B, Antquan Smith, Nick Melvin and Mike Sonata have been singing together since 2011. According to trul3gacy.com, their “rare blend of soul, funk, and R&B” has landed them performances for Walt Disney World, the […]

Mayfaire Saturday Night

Saturday, May 7 (5:30pm – 11pm) Cost: FREE to everyone! Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for a free party on the shores of Lake Mirror, just two blocks north of Lake Morton. This event includes fireworks and the MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire 5K Race. (For more information about the race, contact Lakeland Runners Club.) Food vendors […]

Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Mayfaire photo by Gregory Mills, Polk Museum of Art.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 — Sunday, May 8, 2016 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  FREE Admission! MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by the lake from Polk Museum of Art on Vimeo. Begun as a crafts fair on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library, MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake has grown into one of Florida’s premier outdoor art festivals. Held […]

Pops by the Lake: Soundtracks

May 6, 8pm. Southern Homes Pops by the Lake: Soundtracks Enjoy an energetic pops concert on the Friday evening before Mayfaire by-the-Lake. An Imperial Symphony Orchestra outdoor concert is a perfect prelude to downtown Lakeland’s annual art festival.

Outdoor Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Outdoor Concert on the shores of Lake Wailes. 11am-5pm. Featured performance by Larry Coryell Trio at 2:45pm.

Outdoor Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Outdoor Concert on the shores of Lake Wailes. Featured performance by the Lao Tizer Quartet at 7:30pm.

Moonlight & Music

Features Justin Grimes, the Lotela Gold Band and Friends Harmonic. The Ft. Meade High School Jazz Band will provide music as guests arrive starting at 5pm.

Autumn June

Polk State College Campus Concert Series presents Autumn June, Polk County’s own folk, pop, rock & country singer/songwriter. March 3, 10:00-10:45 am at Polk State College Winter Haven WLR Patio. The Polk State College Campus Concert Series presents free concerts in Winter Haven, Lakeland and Downtown Lake Wales. Learn more: www.polk.edu/artscenter or phone 863-298-6883.

Autumn June

Polk State College Campus Concert Series presents Autumn June, Polk County’s own folk, pop, rock & country singer/songwriter. March 2, 12:30-1:45 pm at the Polk State College JD Alexander Center, Downtown Lake Wales Additional performances take place on March 3, 10:00-10:45 am at Polk State College Winter Haven WLR Patio; and on March 3, 12:30-1:45 pm at the Polk State […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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