For the sixth year in a row, the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce is putting on a special event for all to enjoy! CommunityFest 2020 is a free day of family fun that includes face-painting, games, balloons, live entertainment and more!

I’m not going to lie — the 5K I mention in this week’s edition of Weekend Best Bets is one of my top-three favorite races in all of Central Florida. I’m not much of a morning person, but getting up early and participating in this event is so gratifying! Read on to hear which race I’m talking about.

If you’re wanting to make some memories this weekend, I’ve got the ideal night for you. Lakeland’s Nineteen61 is hosting a five-course meal, prepared by Chef Chem, and a special dessert, prepared by Pastry Chef Lily. After finishing, head upstairs for a salsa lesson paired with bubbly on the…

Are you plant-based, intrigued by the idea of eating less meat or simply just interested in learning how to make some fresh, healthy meals for the new year? This weekend, Bok Tower Gardens is putting on Veggie Fest! On Friday through Sunday, tickets will be sold for cooking classes where you…

This Friday marks the beginning of an exciting special event at Walt Disney World’s Epcot. The 2020 Epcot International Festival of the Arts is included in the cost of admission into the park and features a world of entertainment — take a seat in one of the interactive workshops or sing-a-lo…

Are you looking for an event that’s free to the public and ideal for the whole family to enjoy? Over in Osceola County, an outdoor movie series continues this Friday with “Toy Story 4.” Head over to Kissimmee Lakefront Park with your blankets and lawn chairs.

The Hallmark Channel presents “Holidays at Legoland” this weekend. Those who attend can expect glistening lights, yummy treats, upbeat Christmas tunes and more. Besides the rides, there are also plenty of festive Lego sights to see as you walk around the park.

Haus 820 is one of my favorite venues in Central Florida and, this Friday, the historic industrial building will be packed with holiday shopping, cocktails, music, crafts and food. The market is dog-friendly — so bring along your furry family members for photos with Santa!

The summer fun continues with some lovely happenings this weekend! I have something for the foodie, something for the athlete, something for the Netflix geek and something for the trendiest people on the block.

LAKE WALES - Volunteer artists with Lake Wales Little Theatre will be performing a Thanksgiving holiday comedy called A Nice Family Gathering Nov. 2 -18.

WINTER HAVEN – The Third Annual Celebrity Lip Sync Battle Wednesday, Oct. 10 is a fundraiser benefiting the Winter Haven Public Education Partnership and Cypress Junction Montessori, a popular charter school in Winter Haven.

WINTER HAVEN – From now through around April 2019, every Thursday night the Sentimental Journeymen will be rehearsing and having fun together.

The 2018 Winter Haven High School Homecoming Parade traveled through downtown Winter Haven Wednesday, Oct. 3 starting at the high school and ending at MLK Park where the students, staff and school supporters held a Homecoming Festival complete with fireworks at the end. Sponsored by the WHHS…

BARTOW – For a few weeks after Sunday you may want to watch where you're walking in Fort Blount Park. That's chalk art.

BARTOW – Looking for something fun to do that is close to home, affordable, and family-friendly for Halloween season?

WINTER HAVEN – The Symphony Guild of Winter Haven’s 29th season opens with “Wine and Roses” at the Gram Parsons Derry Down Sunday, Sept. 30 starting at 3 p.m.

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