18th Annual Fall Fuel Up

Date: Wednesday, November 6 Saturday, November 9
Venue: Fort Meade
-  The 18th Annual Fall Fuel Up will feature antique tractors and cars, hit and miss engines, food, a flea market, parades, and the antique village.

Horse Creek Festival & Invitational Art Show
Friday, November 8 – Saturday, November 9
Venue: Davenport
- The City of Davenport is hosting the Horse Creek Festival to celebrate Davenport’s history and to continue the City’s focus on cultural events to build and market our community to the region.

Barber Shop Harmony Annual Show
Saturday, November 9
Venue: Theatre Winter Haven
-  The Sentimental Journeymen Chorus joins with quartets, Humdingers, Tag Team and Chordially Yours to provide musical entertainment.
- Content will include nostalgic fare including familiar songs, show tunes, novelty numbers and light comedy.

Fall Craft Bazaar
Saturday, November 9
Christian Science Reading Room, Lakeland
- Christian Science Reading Room will have wonderful handmade crafts, kids activities, fellowship and food.

Hope Ride 2013
Date: Saturday, November 9
Polk State College Lakeland Campus
- The Pancreatic Cancer Alliance of Polk County presents the Hope Ride bike rally where you participants can join in by pedaling your bicycle or walking down the Fort Fraser Trail starting at Polk State College.

Red Ribbon Half Marathon & Run
Date: Saturday, November 9
Lake Mirror Complex, Lakeland
-  InnerAct Alliance is proud to present the 2013 Red Ribbon Half Marathon & Run, the largest youth-oriented running event in Polk County.
- This year’s event is will include Lakeland’s first-ever Half Marathon, the Open Division 1k, the 3rd-5th Grade 1k, and the K-2nd Grade 1/2k.

Tram Tour at Circle B Bar Reserve
Saturday, November 9 & Sunday, November 10
Venue: Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland
- Take a personalized tour of the Banana Creek Marsh with a volunteer guide who will point out plants, birds and history of the property.
- Nature Tour sign-ups begin on the first working day of each month.

Junior Master Model Builder Competition
Saturday, November 9 – Sunday, November 10
Venue: LEGOLAND® Florida
- Junior Master Model Builder is a fun and interactive LEGO® building competition that takes place quarterly.
- Guests are invited to participate and build a model that follows the designated LEGO theme for each competition.

Little River Band
Sunday, November 10
Mosaic Park, Bartow
 The world famous Little River Band is coming to Bartow as part of the festivities being held in honor of Veterans Day.
Purchase your tickets at, and join the group.

Special Events Series at Theatre Winter Haven
Date: Sunday, November 10
Venue: Theatre Winter Haven
- Join the Theatre Winter Haven for their Special Event Series.
- November’s show is Side Effects May Include, a daringly funny and provocative one-man show about early onset Parkinson’s disease. 


Les Miserables – Through November 17 (Lakeland Community Theatre)

Have Lens Will Travel: Photographs by Tom Mack – Through November 23 (Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland)

Paintings of the Space Age – Through December 7 (Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland)

reGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today  – Through December 7 (Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland)

Haines City Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly

Winter Haven Farmers Market – Thursdays weekly

Bartow Farmers Market – Saturdays weekly

Downtown Lakeland Farmers Curb Market – Saturdays weekly

Good Health Fresh Goods & Crafts Market – First, second, third Saturdays monthly

Lake Wales Farmers Market – Second and fourth Saturdays monthly

Highland City Community Market – Third Saturday monthly

Mulberry Farmers Market – Third Saturday monthly

Saturday Night Rodeo – Saturdays weekly (Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch)

Children’s ProgrammingMagical Monday, Terrific Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday, Thrilling Thursday and Fun Friday – Monday through Friday weekly (Explorations V Children’s Museum, Lakeland)

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