**Show your Tigers spirit in our Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Click for the details.

Stem, Steam, Stream and Everything In Between
Monday, March 24 – Friday, March 28
Venue: Polk County History Center
- Students from 9 to 12 years old can participate in a unique and local Collaborative Spring Break Day Camp focused on science, technology, engineering, math, the arts, and reading (STEM, STEAM and STREAM) via fun, hands-on learning activities at five of Polk’s finest institutions.

Flicks in the Garden
Date: Friday, March 28
Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales
- Join Bok Tower Gardens for movie classics on the great lawn under the stars.
- The March 28 movie will be Casablanca.

Last Friday
Friday, March 28
Venue: Dixieland, Lakeland
- The retail shops and restaurants in the Dixieland CRA kick off their monthly Last Friday event on the final Friday of each month where more than 15 participating businesses will feature one-of-a-kind art, shopping specials, entertainment and/or special drawings.

Pics on the Promenade
Date: Friday, March 28
Venue: Lake Mirror Complex, Lakeland
- Invite your friends and family to come out to a fun movie under the stars in Downtown Lakeland and enjoy food and community.

Colt Creek State Park’s Family Event
Date: Saturday, March 29
Venue: Colt Creek State Park, Lakeland
- Get to know Colt Creek State Park at this fun family event featuring numerous activities throughout the day as well as food and live music.

Buckler’s Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday, March 29 – Sunday, March 30
Venue: The Lakeland Center
- For over 20 years Buckler Promotions has held exceptional indoor craft shows and extravaganzas throughout Florida, and continues its streak at The Lakeland Center this spring featuring national exhibitors.

SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo Presented by FRLA
Date: Tuesday, April 1 – Sunday, April 6
Venue: SUN ‘n FUN, Lakeland
- Stop by the SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In and Expo presented by the the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association to celebrate the 40th anniversary, see daily airshows, visit 500 exhibits, earn education credits at workshops and forums, introduce children to the world of aviation and view more than 4,500 aircraft from homebuilts to warbirds on 2,200 acres.


Detroit Tigers Spring Training – Through March 28 (Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland)

Ernie – Through March 30 (The Polk Theatre, Lakeland)

Ellen Spivey at The Loft Art Gallery –­ Through March 31 (The Loft Art Gallery, Lakeland)

La Florida: 500 Years In the Place of Flowers – Through April 10 (Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales)

RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational – Through April 1 (Polk County)

Installations by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen – Through June 14 (Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland)

Chagall for Children – Through July 12 (Explorations V Children’s Museum, Lakeland)

Haines City Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly

Winter Haven Farmers Market – Thursdays weekly

Downtown Lakeland Farmers Curb Market – Saturdays weekly

Lake Wales Farmers Market – Second and fourth Saturdays monthly

3rd Saturday Market Bartow – Third Saturday monthly

Highland City Community Market – Third Saturday monthly

Mulberry Farmers Market – Third Saturday monthly

4th Saturday Market Winter Haven – Fourth 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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