• 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 […]

Upcoming Events

Tue 25

Curious Kids

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tue 25

Tech Time

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 25

Torch TV

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

News

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 […]

Mayfaire by-the-Lake

May 9-10: MIDFLORIDA 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 […]

Apr 26: Cookie Concert

This free annual performance offers a relaxed, interactive experience for elementary aged children and their families—one where dancing in the aisle is encouraged! Children are invited to participate in an interactive pre-concert demonstration of instruments with ISO musicians and are then treated to a 45 minute concert full of fun moments with the orchestra. 2:00PM […]

April 24-26: Florida Dance Theatre presents Celebrate Dance

The Lakeland based Florida Dance Theatre is hosting its 3rd Annual Celebrate Dance Festival April 24th through 26th 2015. The festival includes 3 days of master dance classes in a variety of dance techniques taught by professionals from around the country, a Gala concert performance at Florida Southern’s Branscomb Auditorium, and a free performance at […]

Apr 25: Season of Love: A Tribute to Norman M. Small

Theatre Winter Haven would like to take this opportunity to honor Norm’s contributions to us by celebrating his retirement with a gala event on April 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Ritz Theatre which will highlight his four decades at TWH. The evening includes a cocktail hour, dinner catered by Texas Cattle Company and a […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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