Holiday History Happy Hour

On December 13th, be one of the first to see the new Mountain Lake: A Look Inside Building a Legacy exhibit. Talk to our curator, enjoy live music, holiday history trivia, complimentary food. Donation cash bar with fine wines and craft beer.

Town & Country History Bus Tour

Take a tour through old Florida history, driving through the heart of downtown Lake Wales and stopping at the historic building of the Lake Wales Arts Center. Learn about the historic district, buildings and lakes of Lake Wales. Enjoy an air-conditioned ride on the new History Bus. Seating is limited. Please make reservations in advance.

39-Mile Yard Sale

11th Annual 39-Mile Yard Sale November 3, 8am-3pm Road trip through history as you find backroad treasures at roadside yard sales from Haines City to Frostproof. Bring cash your cash to make purchases at one of the seven official locations, including the Lake Wales Museum. Free to the public.

Sesame Street Live

  When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be a part of the big event. But there’s one problem…Elmo can’t do magic! That’s when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the “power […]

An Evening of Poetry and Prose

Harrison School for the Arts is pleased to present “An Evening of Poetry and Prose” from the creative writing department on Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. Join us for a hand-selected collection of original creative work written and presented by students from every grade level. The event takes place in the Black Box Theatre. […]

Earth Wind+Fire Art Gallery Reception

Harrison School for the Arts is pleased to host the upcoming Visual Arts Exhbit “Earth, Wind and Fire” with a reception on Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the art gallery. “Earth, Wind, and Fire” features new artwork from all grade levels and will be on exhibit through mid-November. This event is free and […]

Bok After Dark “A British Invasion”

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Live music on the Terrace with Rich Mistretta from 5-7pm followed by a 7:30pm carillon concert with Geert D’hollander. Enjoy dinner and shopping specials. Included in general admission, members free.

Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

“Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found.” Florida Lecture Series.

Cello Two Point, Oh!

A performance of Voices of the People Chamber Music Series featuring Cremaine Booker, Mikel Thomas, Mathew Davis, Michael Amos, Evedvaldo Muaa, cello; Jason Bontrager, Keyboard, and Derek Menchan, cello and bass.

Dick Hyman: An Evening of Solo Jazz Piano

A performance at the Lake Wales Arts Center on September 7 at 7pm. $30 members/$35 nonmembers. Richard Hyman is an American jazz pianist and composer. Over a 60-year career, he has functioned as a pianist, organist, arranger, music director, electronic musician, and, increasingly, as a composer. While developing a masterful facility for improvisation in his own […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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