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September 2019

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964

September 3 - October 26
Lake Wales History Museum, 325 S Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States
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Free

On exhibit Sept 3 - Oct 26, this Smithsonian exhibition explores the little-known Bracero Program, the largest guest worker program in U.S. history. Millions of Mexican men came to the U.S. on short-term labor contracts between 1942 and 1964. The Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm. The Museum is closed on Sundays & Mondays and on these holidays: The 4th of July Thanksgiving Day The Day After Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day and New Year's Day

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October 2019

Town & Country History Bus Tour

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Wales History Museum, 325 S Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States
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Museum Book Club: Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lake Wales History Museum, 325 S Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States
Free
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Pioneer Days Festival

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 27, 2019

Lake Wailes Park Lake Wales, FL United States
Free
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November 2019

Voices of Lake Wales

November 5, 2019 - January 18, 2020
Lake Wales History Museum, 325 S Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States
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Free

The Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm. The Museum is closed on: Sundays & Mondays The 4th of July Thanksgiving Day The Day After Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day and New Year's Day

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January 2020

Spirited: Prohibition in America

January 28, 2020 - March 14, 2020
Lake Wales History Museum, 325 S Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States
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Free

The Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm. The Museum is closed on: Sundays & Mondays The 4th of July Thanksgiving Day The Day After Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day and New Year's Day

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March 2020

Infamy: December 7, 1941

March 28, 2020 - June 6, 2020
Lake Wales History Museum, 325 S Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States
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Free

The Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm. The Museum is closed on: Sundays & Mondays The 4th of July Thanksgiving Day The Day After Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day and New Year's Day

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Polk Arts Alliance

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