Andrew Peterson: Behold the Lamb of God Tour

Join storied Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson whose Behold the Lamb of God Tour is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this Christmas season will be performing at  the RP Funding Center in Lakeland on December 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM. This year’s edition of the annual Christmas tradition will feature guest artist Jess Ray, along […]

The Elf On The Shelf

Celebrate the holidays with THE ELF ON THE SHELF – A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL! The RP Funding Center hosts the Christmas musical on November 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The beloved tradition that continues to capture the hearts of children and their families everywhere comes to the life stage for the first time ever in this […]

Moscow Ballet’s The Great Russian Nutcracker

An annual Christmas tradition, The Moscow Ballet “Great Russian Nutcracker” returns to the RP Funding Center on Friday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm. A true Russian performance whose iconic dancers, puppets and hand-crafted costumes define their respective generations and now transcend them, The Moscow Ballet has found a unique way to celebrate an incredible 27 […]

Terry Fator

Terry Fator ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian, and singer and Season 2 Winner of America’s Got Talent winner returns to the RP Funding Center after an 13 year absence on Saturday, November 9th at 7:30 PM. The America ‘s Got Talent winner brings to life a hilarious range of characters including Winston, the impersonating turtle, Emma Taylor, the little girl […]

Family Feud Live Celebrity Edition

It’s time to play…FAMILY FEUD LIVE – CELEBRITY EDITION! The RP Funding Center will host America’s favorite TV game show for one fun-filled evening on November 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm. Randomly selected audience members will have the opportunity to join an on-stage “family team” to play a star-powered live version of the wildly popular […]

Open Studio with Live Model (non-instructional)

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

Studio time for serious artists to sharpen their skills with their preferred medium. Nude or semi-nude male or female model in a pose with lighting for shadow highlights. Bring your own equipment and supplies. Members $20/ Nonmembers $25.

Workshop: The Wild Side of Color

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

One day workshop with instructor Ron Malone.

Dena Blizzard: One Funny Mother

One Funny Mother, the viral video star and off-Broadway comedy sensation, will  bring her hit one-woman show to the RP Funding Center on Friday, October 4th at 7:30 PM. Dena Blizzard’s hilariously relatable collection of stories will make you realize you’re not crazy, but motherhood sure is! One Funny Mother stars comedian, former Miss New […]

The Crucible

Harrison School for the Arts presents “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. Presented in the Harrison Black Box Theatre. Tickets: Adults $13, Ages 18 and under $10.

Celebrate La Francophonie Day at the Polk Museum of Art

Vive la France! Inspired by its Edgar Degas exhibition, the Polk Museum of Art will celebrate French language and Francophone culture with its La Francophonie Day Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. on March 23. The celebration pays tribute to the 300 million French speakers living on five continents, and offers a variety of themed […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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