• 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

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Curious Kids

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Tech Time

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Torch TV

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

News

FSC Band Day

Apr 16: The Other Side of Sousa

John Phillip Sousa described a march as music that “should make a man with a wooden leg step out.” Although most notable as a composer of marches, he also composed many other types of music. During his lifetime, he produced over two hundred works, including symphonic poems, suites, songs, and operettas. Come hear the other […]

Becky's New Car

Apr 9-26: Becky’s New Car at Theatre Winter Haven

BECKY’S NEW CAR, a play by Steven Dietz, runs April 9 – 26, 2015 at Theatre Winter Haven. Synopsis: Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life?  Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage – with no prospects for change on the horizon.  Then one night a […]

Bok Tower Gardens Call to Artists

Dear Artists, Bok Tower Gardens is currently seeking artists to exhibit in the Visitor Center for the next two years.  Previously, you requested information and/or were selected based on your materials to be a possible artist for our exhibits.  Please review the following information and let us know if you’re interested.  Thank you! Art in […]

All-County Dance Festival

Apr 11: An Evening of Dance in Polk County

Polk County Schools proudly present their 8th Annual All-County Dance Festival and Gala Concert on Saturday, April 11th, 2015. The dance festival and gala concert encourages and supports the elements of artistically based dance and performance through dance educational opportunities for students while also serving to further the community’s understanding and appreciation of the art […]

Polk Museum of Art

Apr 11: Opening Reception for Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

The awards ceremony for the annual exhibition featuring works of high school students in the 15th Congressional District is Saturday, April 11 at 11am. Admission is FREE. The exhibit runs through April 19, 2015. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will travel to Washington, […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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