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Masterworks 3
Tuesday, February 4
Venue: The Lakeland Center
- The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series comprised of 5 performances.
- The February 4th concert will feature the works of Beethoven and Vaughan-Williams.

Art Walk
Date: Thursday, February 6
Venue: Downtown Winter Haven
- Main Street Winter Haven presents Art Walk where downtown shops and restaurants will host local artists on the first Thursday of every month.

Tommy Tune: Steps in Time
Date: Thursday, February 6
Venue: The Lakeland Center
- Broadway’s legendary song and dance man, Tommy Tune, hits the stage high-stepping through his nine-time Tony Award winning career celebrating 50 years on the Great White Way.
- Join him as he sings, dances, and laughs his way through those glorious musical moments that made him a theatre legend.

Eluster Richardson at The Loft Art Gallery
Friday, February 7
Venue: The Loft Art Gallery, Lakeland
- The Loft Art Gallery is pleased to spotlight the historical and emotional paintings of February’s featured artist, Eluster Richardson.
- Richardson’s paintings make their Loft debut during the February First Friday festivities where visitors are invited to a free reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres.

First Friday Downtown Lakeland
Date: Friday, February 7
Venue: Munn Park, Lakeland
- Find free family-friendly entertainment, activities, live music, art receptions and a car show in Downtown Lakeland on the first Friday of each month.

Pickin’ in the Park
Date: Friday, February 7
Venue: Central Park, Winter Haven
- Join in a fun time of music in Central Park at this free community sing-along with music by local musicians on the first Friday of every month.

They Dared to Fly: Tuskegee Airmen
Date: Friday, February 7
Venue: Fantasy of Flight, Polk City
- Join several of the original Tuskegee Airmen as they share their personal experiences of wartime military service during segregation.

L.B. Brown Festival
Friday, February 7 – Sunday, February 9
Venue: L.B. Brown House Museum, Bartow
- The 14th Annual L.B. Brown Festival celebrates the life and achievements of Lawrence B. Brown with jazz, gospel and contemporary music plus dancers, story tellers, and more.

Color and Glow 5K
Saturday, February 8
Venue: SUN ‘n FUN, Lakeland
- The Color and Glow 5k will be 3.1 miles of GLOW-tastic fun as participants make their way through the course and get doused with glow paint at the glow zones along the way.

Discovery Saturday
Date: Saturday, February 8
Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales
- Children ages 6-12 will discover nature’s joy in the Gardens while playing outside and making new friends at Discovery Saturdays.
- The February 8 topic is: Happy Hives by Jack and Judy Stokes.

Family Fun Day
Saturday, February 8
Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow
- The history center invites families to enjoy a day of arts and crafts on the second Saturday of each month.

Pancake Festival
Date: Saturday, February 8
Venue: Tigertown, Lakeland
- Don’t miss the 56th Annual Pancake Breakfast at Tigertown Hanger #2 where more than 600 volunteers will help serve.

The Shindigs – A Tribute to the Beach Boys & Other Artists of the 60’s
Saturday, February 8
Venue: Ramon Theater, Frostproof
- This portion of the Ramon Theater Music Series features The Shindigs who will perform such musical hits as Surfin’ USA, Help Me Rhonda, Fun, Fun, Fun and others.

Marine Raiders Fan Fest
Sunday, February 9
Venue: The Lakeland Center
- Come out to the Lakeland Center to meet the team, see live football drills, and get autographs as the Marine Raiders celebrate the start of their third season.

Take 6 Concert
Monday, February 10
Venue: First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland
- Ten-time Grammy Award and ten-time Dove Award winning vocal group, Take 6, brings their 25th anniversary tour to Lakeland.



One Billion Rising Art Exhibition – Through February 20 (Polk State College, Winter Haven)

Eluster Richardson at The Loft Art Gallery – Through February 28 (The Loft Art Gallery, Lakeland)

Stephen Knapp: New Light – Through March 8 (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

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 Programming: – Monday through Friday weekly (Explorations V Children’s Museum, Lakeland)

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Rare Opportunity To Meet The Famed Tuskegee Airmen at Fantasy of Flight

Lakeland Golf Fest