THIS WEEK’S EVENTS
MONDAY, JULY 20 – TUESDAY, JULY 21
Lakeland Flying Tigers · Lakeland
-Lakeland Flying Tigers is celebrating their 50th season of baseball. Join them for $1 nights, All You Can Eat nights, fireworks and more!
-Kids may play catch on the field prior to the game, and run the bases following the game (weather permitting).
-Lakeland vs Clearwater.
TUESDAY, JULY 21 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn Lecture Series at Polk County History Center · Bartow
-From Sand Mountain to the Coral Castle: the Dixie Highway and Roadside Attractions in Florida, presented by Rick Kilby, followed by…
-New Exhibit Opening: Good Roads for Good Reasons: The Dixie Highway at 100 Years, July 21 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, JULY 23 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Good Reasons for Good Roads: Celebrating the Dixie Highway at 100 Years · Bartow
-The Dixie Highway’s initial route officially opened in 1915 and transformed the cultural landscape of Florida.
-This is a temporary exhibit exploring early highways, the people who travelled them and a new era of development in the state’s history.
-The exhibit will be on display through August 2016.
SATURDAY, JULY 25 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
La Petit Fancy Flea Vintage Home & Garden Market · Lakeland
-The Fancy Flea Vintage Home & Garden Market is an upscale vintage market offering beautiful furniture, farmhouse chic, antiques, handmade jewelry, shabby chic & cottage décor, garden art and more.
-Stroll thru 50 vendor booths with beautiful items for you and your home.
SATURDAY, JULY 25 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lake Wales Car Show · Lake Wales
-Stroll and admire the cool antique, custom and classic cars of yesteryear while enjoying music, enchanting shops, and the unique restaurants of charming downtown Lake Wales.
SATURDAY, JULY 25 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Hulas and Homicide · Frostproof
-Become a “Super Sleuther” and help us find out who murdered Winnie Waheli before the annual hula contest on Kikiwai Beach.
-Tropical beach attire is suggested, but not required.
SUNDAY, JULY 26
Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon · Babson Park
-Webber International University’s Annual Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon returns.
-This year’s event is presented by Hawk Racing and hosted by Webber International University.
Special Events at the Grove House – Wednesdays and Saturdays through May 2015 (Florida’s Natural Growers Grove House, Lake Wales
African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center – Through June 27 (Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland)
Lakeland Flying Tigers - Through June 25 (Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland)
Main Street Bartow Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly
Haines City Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly
Dixieland Twilight Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly
Winter Haven Farmers Market – Thursdays weekly
Downtown Lakeland Farmers Curb Market – Saturdays weekly
1st Saturday Market in South Lakeland – First Saturday monthly
Lake Wales Farmers Market – Second and fourth Saturdays monthly
Highland City Community Market – Third Saturday monthly
2nd and 4th Saturday Market Winter Haven – Second and Fourth Saturday monthly
Saturday Night Rodeo – Saturdays weekly (Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch)
Summer Fun with Kids – Maker Space, Stories on Stage, and Art Studio –Monday through Friday, weekly (Explorations V Children’s Museum, Downtown Lakeland)