• Matilda: The Musical

    Feb 21-Mar 8. Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Central Florida premiere of the Tony® Award-winning musical inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl about the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Winner of 47 international awards.

  • On Golden Pond

    A play by Ernest Thompson, directed by Sally O’Quinn. The story focuses on an aging couple who spend each summer at their cabin on Golden Pond. They are visited by their divorced daughter, her fiancee, and her teenaged son. The daughter and her fiancee leave the boy for the summer with the older couple, who […]

  • Fly Into the Gardens: United Kingdom

    Fly Into the Gardens: United Kingdom

    On March 7 from Noon – 2:30pm, enjoy live music on the Blue Palmetto Cafe Terrace with Rich Mistretta. Included with general admission or membership. Complement your experience with Chef Fulwood’s Chicken Tikka Masala over jasmine rice with naan bread at $20 per person, plus tax. Members receive a 10% discount.

  • US Navy Band and Sea Chanters

    US Navy Band & Sea Chanters

    Look for The Ledger Ad in the newspaper on February 2nd, please fill out the ticket request form. Ticket requests must be filled out and postmarked by February 14th. The Navy Band Sea Chanters is the United States Navy’s official chorus. The ensemble performs a variety of music ranging from traditional choral music, including sea […]

  • Iron Jawed Angels (FMHS)

    The City of Fort Meade presents the 2004 HBO docudrama starring Hilary Swank as Alice Paul, a key U.S. Suffragist, follows women’s suffrage leaders as the fought for the right to vote by any means necessary.

  • Kinky Boots, The Musical

    Thursdays through Sundays,  Feb 20 – Mar 22. Written by Harvey Fierstein. Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper. Tony award-winner for Best Musical in 2013. The musical is based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots, written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth and mostly inspired by true events, the musical tells the story of […]

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    Lake Wales Arts Festival

    The 49th Annual Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival has a 48-year-old tradition of celebrating and exhibiting quality works of art by fine artists and artisans with up to 100 participants competing for more than $22,000! Presented by the Lake Wales Arts Council, the diversity of the critically acclaimed two-day Festival attracts thousands […]

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    Art-B-Que

    Dust off your dress-wranglers, put on your cowboy boots, and saddle up for a great evening with the Lake Wales Arts Council. Get ready for a night of mouthwatering BBQ and down-home country music on February 28th, 2020 from 6 to 8 PM at the Shores of Lake Wailes! Join the Lake Wales Arts Council […]

  • Celtic Women Celebration 15th Anniversary Tour

    Celtic Women Celebration 15th Anniversary Tour

    Feel the embrace of breath-taking music that transports you from your theatre seat straight to Ireland. Celebrating 15 phenomenal years of music-making this year, Celebration brings together our very favorite songs from the journey so far – songs that have created an incredible bond with audiences all over the world. Go to the RP Funding […]

  • RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET: SERGEI PROKOFIEV’S “Cinderella”

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Branscomb Auditorium Adults: $18; Students: $9  The Russian National Ballet returns to Florida Southern College to present its marvelous setting of the children’s fairy tale, Cinderella, composed by Russian giant Sergei Prokofiev between 1940 and 1945. This is a full-length ballet in three acts, replete with beautiful […]

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Meet the Sentimental Journeymen Barbershop Chorus

The Sentimental Journeymen is an all male a cappella chorus who performs in the barbershop style. They rehearse on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall of St. Matthew Catholic Church on Overlook Drive in Winter Haven. Rehearsals do not occur on major holidays, like Christmas, New Year’s Eve or Day, and more than likely on Independence Day […]

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“African American Art Since 1950” on View Through June 27

Polk Museum of Art is proud to welcome a remarkable exhibition that celebrates the growing prominence and complexity of the field of African American art over the last six decades. “African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center” opens March 21 and will be on view through June 27. The exhibition […]

May 15-17: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR Public Performances: May 15-17, 2015 Fri-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:30pm $10 Adults / $8 Students Box Office Phone: 863-294-7469 BUY TICKETS NOW >>> “Be our guest” and step into the enchanted world of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR. Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this […]

May 15: Florida Southern Children’s Chorus Spring Concert

The Florida Southern Children’s Choir for unchanged boys and girls voices, a choral division of the Lakeland Choral Society, will be performing with the Girls’ Choir as part of the Florida Southern Children’s Chorus Spring Concert in Branscomb Auditorium on Friday, May 15th. To learn more about these organizations, go to http:www.lakelandchoralsociety.org or follow the Girls’ Choir at […]

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