Downtown Concert Series: Folk musician, Kristin Andreassen

A skilled guitarist and fiddler, Andreassen is also well-known for her lyrical prowess, having been described by The New Yorker as “inventive” and by The Boston Globe as “Sublime. Like a watercolor painting set to music.” Drawing her inspiration from American folk music, Andreassen played with stringband Uncle Earl and toured with the Appalachian clogging […]

Fall Fest

Boktoberfest Plant Sale

Grab your lederhosen and join Bok Tower Gardens for the 7th Annual Boktoberfest Plant Sale on Saturday & Sunday, October 17-18 from 8am to 5pm. Enjoy over 45 plant vendors, live German entertainment, clown shows, German food, craft beers, tree climbing, children’s activities, petting zoo, live carillon music, guest speakers, and much, much more! Boktoberfest […]

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS

To celebrate the unofficial beginning of autumn, FSC’s Symphony Band and Jazz Ensemble combine forces to present an evening of entertaining instrumental music. Come join us on the grounds of the historic Pipkin Bandshell for a festive musical tribute to this treasured American tradition of outdoor band concerts where you can tap your toes to […]

Downtown Concert Series: Latin guitarist Marc E

PSC Fine Arts

On the steps of the Polk State JD Alexander Center in Lake Wales.

Red Baraat (An eclectic Brooklyn based band)

PSC Fine Arts

Outdoor concert ON THE LAWN at the Polk State College Winter Haven Fine Arts Building.

Mayfaire Saturday Night

Admission: FREE Mayfaire Saturday Night moves the Mayfaire fun to the Lake Mirror Promenade for a free street dance party and fireworks display. Music will be provided by MPiRE. In addition, about 1,200 athletes are expected to participate in the 35thAnnual Mayfaire Classic 5K Road Race & Walk, sponsored by the Lakeland Runners Club. The […]

Central Park Stroll

The public is invited to an annual celebration of the Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition, now in its 15th year. The sculptures will be celebrated, and Winter Haven show winners announced, at the annual Central Park Stroll from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30.  The Stroll is free and open to the public. The event […]

May 9: Mayfaire Saturday Night

Admission: FREE Mayfaire Saturday Night moves the Mayfaire fun to the Lake Mirror Promenade for a free street dance party and fireworks display. Music will be provided by MPiRE. In addition, about 1,200 athletes are expected to participate in the 35thAnnual Mayfaire Classic 5K Road Race & Walk, sponsored by the Lakeland Runners Club. The […]

May 9-10: MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents the 44th Annual MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10, on the shores of Lake Morton in downtown Lakeland. Admission is free. Begun as a crafts fair on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library, MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake has grown […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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