In October, I went on a mission to find the best dessert in Polk County. The article was so well-received that I decided to keep it rolling. All November long, I tried the best voted tacos in the county.
The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, will be performing at the Sun N’ Fun Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show on Friday and Saturday, December 4-5, at Lakeland Linder International Airport (900 Don Emerson Drive in Lakeland).
Herald the arrival of the holiday season at the Polk County History Center with the 10th Annual Festival of Wreaths and Silent Auction.
A progressive dinner — or “safari supper” as they call it in the United Kingdom — is a meal in which you go to different locations for each course.
LAKELAND — Situated just steps from the Polk Museum of Art is a house-turned-gastropub that serves up a culinary experience of excellence in an inviting atmosphere you’ll be tempted to unwind in.
WINTER HAVEN – The show must go on.
No matter how you slice it, Winter Haven’s newest pizza joint isn’t new to serving the community.
Hi again friends, I’m Bailey!
WINTER HAVEN – While the Lakeland Magic basketball team has already moved into its space within the new $25 million AdventHealth Fieldhouse, the older portion of the complex — including most of the original building — is still under construction.
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.
WINTER HAVEN — Maureen Bradford has told the story time and again — and it's been met with a variety of reactions.
Event staff say new features and patron events look to make the 49th Annual CB&T Lake Wales Arts Festival the best one to date.
LAKE WALES — The Lake Ashton Recreational Vehicle Community Benefit Association (CBA) will hold its 16th Annual Casino Night and Silent Auction on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m.
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…
WINTER HAVEN – More than 80 BBQ teams from around the country and some fantastic music headlined the 16th Annual Smoke on the Water fundraising event this past weekend. Proceeds benefited the Boys and Girls Clubs of Polk County.
Winter Haven’s Sentimental Journeymen chorus presents its eleventh annual barbershop harmony show, “Wonderful World of Harmony,” in grand style this year. In addition to featuring the chorus, the show is headlined by International Barbershop Quartet Champion “Main Street,” and also spotlight…
Frostproof’s Historic Train Depot was built in 1912 and is now the home base for Mister Chris’ Coffee Gallery. Recently, the depot was renamed Mister Chris’ Magical & Musical Coffee Depot by the new owner, Chris Drake. Drake says he is on a mission to create a place that is magical, musi…
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…
LAKE WALES – Four of the best carillon artists in the world will tour their way through performances at bell towers in Florida, part of a spring series of recitals associated with the Florida Carillon Festival — with each making a stop in Polk County at Bok Tower Gardens.
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!
LAKELAND — A new impressionist exhibition is opening at the Polk Museum of Art this month.
LAKE WALES – Officials from the Lake Wales Charter Schools system and the Polk County Public Schools Board agree that operation of the three middle schools in the city is problematic, but there was little agreement about what to do about it during a city-sponsored community forum on the topi…
Lake Wales Little Theatre is proud to announce the cast for our upcoming production, “Steel Magnolias.”
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…