Senior Visual Art Exhibit Reception

Reception on February 9th celebrates the best of visual arts from the Class of 2017. The senior showcase is on exhibit at Polk Museum of Art through March 11.

Harrison School for the Arts Senior Exhibition

Harrison School for the Arts announces the Senior Visual Arts Exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art with an opening reception on Friday, February 9 from 6-8pm. The exhibition features the most outstanding artwork from each of the 18 Visual Arts graduating seniors. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of these exceptionally talented students. The […]

Paul Anka

    Singer, songwriter and actor, the legendary Paul Anka performs live at the RP Funding Center on February 1st at 7:30 p.m. Ottawa, Canada native Paul Anka wasted no time in starting his music career. Starting with his own group at the age of 13, Anka tenaciously paved his path to musical success. With […]

Ryan White, author – Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way

Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett scuffed around New Orleans, washed out of the Nashville scene, and found refuge among the artists, shrimpers, and genuine characters at the end of the road in Key West. Music critic Ryan White describes how Buffett found his voice and eventually brought to life the song that would launch Parrot Head nation: […]

Dirty Dancing The Classic Story on Stage

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the […]

Peter Cetera

Lakeland, FL ― An original member of the rock band Chicago before launching a successful solo career, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter, Peter Cetera is coming to the RP Funding Center on Saturday, January 6th  at 7:30 p.m. From 1967 thru 1985 Peter was the singer, songwriter, and bass player for the legendary rock group Chicago. […]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said “he’d never laughed so hard at a Broadway musical,” Gentleman’s Guide tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by – you guessed it – eliminating the eight pesky […]

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! On Stage

Lakeland, FL – Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang uncover the true meaning of Christmas in A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! On Stage at the RP Funding Center on December 21 at 7 p.m. A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! On Stage is a fresh take on the timeless […]

Woodcarving

Weekly gathering of woodcarvers at MacArthur Wellness Center, Florida Presbyterian Homes in Lakeland. Carving instruction is available and all ages are welcome. Visit one of the weekly meetings or phone Jerry Heinicke at 863-603-9536 to learn more.

Santa’s Workshop & Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen

Call 863-687-3869 for information.

Polk Arts Alliance

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