Fairies, Tea & Tales at the Tower

Kids can join the Hammock Hollow Fairies for an enchanted tea party and a special interactive story time. Children are encouraged to wear costume attire. Price includes admission for one child ages 4-12 and one adult companion. $15 member child/ $20 non-member child. Additional member adult $5. Additional non-member adult $15.

Pioneer Days Festival

Join us for the Lake Wales Museum’s signature heritage event – a family-friendly, free community festival with live entertainment, food vendors, heritage & hand crafts, farmers market, petting zoo & animal rides, reenactments, historic architecture tours, Native American dances, antique cars, tractors and more! Pioneer of the Year Celebration is October 27 at 10 AM, […]

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 […]

Xina Scuderi: The Smallest Details

Photographs by Xina Scuderi featuring details of wildlife and nature. The exhibition is located in the Visitor Center at Bok Tower Gardens. Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Last admission from the entrance gate is at 5 p.m. The Visitor Center, Blue Palmetto Café and Tower & Garden Gift […]

Soup’s On With Chef Amy Freeze

Enjoy a hearty ‘Farm to Table’ winter-themed menu, including soups, stews, a craft beer-infused dessert, and drinks. Reservations are required.

Exhibit Opens: The Way We Worked to Build the Library

This exhibit is part of the City of Lake Wales Centennial Celebration. This program is provided in coordination with the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit “The Way We Worked” which explores work in America and how it has changed over the years. Exhibits runs from July 10 until … ?

Treefish Artistic Services Sculpture & Carving Exhibit

The Local Artist Gallery is open during regular operating hours at the Lake Wales Public Library.

Vital Spark North

January 16 at 7:30 pm. Sandy’s MusicGirl Scholarship Benefit Concert with “Vital Spark North.” Gary Schmidt, pianist and composer, and Erika Lawlor Schmidt, cellist and choreographer, present an eclectic multidisciplinary performance for piano, cello, dance and film. $15 Arts Council members, $20 non-members, $5 students.

Always a Bridesmaid

Performance Dates: January 15 – 31, 2016 (special performance Jan. 28) Another fabulous Jones Hope Wooten southern-fried comedy! In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other’s weddings…no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern […]

David Leathers, Jr

On January 14, the Campus Concert Series features David Leathers, Jr. in a free concert from 12:30-1:45 pm in the Polk State Lakeland Student Center. Leathers is an R&B singer/songwriter from Fayetteville, NC, and a two-time American Idol contestant from Season 11 and 12.

Polk Arts Alliance

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