Find a complete listing of February and March events taking place in Polk County at

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.

Live at the Gardens! Music at Pinewood Series
Wednesday, February 12
Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales
- This show will feature Curtis Opera Theatre artistic director Mikael Eliasen on piano accompanying four students and will include opera arias and a Broadway tune or two.
- Curtis alumni composers will be represented with works by Samuel Barber and Leonard Bernstein.

Moonlight Carillon Concert
Date: Wednesday, February 12
Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales
- Enjoy a carillon concert under the light of the full moon and the unique opportunity to visit the Gardens after-hours with a light dinner at the Blue Palmetto Café.

Downtown Lakeland Food Truck Rally
Date: Thursday, February 13
Venue: Munn Park, Lakeland
- Come out to Downtown Lakeland, and enjoy a variety of Florida food trucks and their delicious cuisine on the second Thursday monthly.

Bellamy Brothers Valentines Celebration
Date: Friday, February 14
Venue: Ritz on Central, Winter Haven
- The Bellamy Brothers will be live in concert for their Valentine’s Day Celebration.

Valentine’s Dinner: Enchanting in the Country
Date: Friday, February 14
Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales
- Experience the ambiance of an elegant night of southern charm with romantic acoustic guitar music inside the 20-room Pinewood Estate mansion along with a full-course dinner and cocktails.

Cirque Italia
Friday, February 14 – Sunday, February 16
Venue: Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland
- Cirque Italia is an Italian entertainment company that brings a performance of European style described as a “vivid, dramatic, and moving experience under a customized traveling tent.”

South Pacific
Date: Friday, February 14 – Sunday, March 2
Venue: Lakeland Community Theatre
- South Pacific premiered in 1949 on Broadway and was an immediate hit, running for 1,925 performances, and now audiences can see it in Lakeland.

Brewz Crewz Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, February 15
Venue: Munn Park, Lakeland
- This year’s event will feature a VIP level that gives ticket holders the chance to have an exclusive preview hour with the brew meisters, allowing them to enjoy the beer, food, and music at a more leisurely pace.

Chalet Suzanne Wedding Tour
Saturday, February 15
Venue: Chalet Suzanne, Lake Wales
- Chalet Suzanne Restaurant & Country Inn invites engaged couples to visit the property for a complimentary tour of the unique Wedding and Reception Venue. 

Yellow Jacket Stomp Adventure Run
Date: Saturday, February 15
Venue: Mary Holland Park, Bartow
- The Bartow Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Bartow High School Art Club and with the assistance of the Bartow Chamber of Commerce, will hold the Yellow Jacket Stomp Adventure Run, a fundraiser for the outdoor art sculpture exhibit in downtown Bartow.

LEGO® Friends Weekend
Saturday, February 15 – Sunday, February 16
Venue: LEGOLAND Florida, Winter Haven
- LEGO® Friends Weekend is a daytime party for girls that includes a LEGO Friends super brick build, a best friend build competition, a scavenger hunt in Miniland USA, entertainment, games, activities, and a chance to meet favorite characters.

Ribs on the Ridge
Friday, February 15 ­– Saturday, February 16
Venue:Lake Eva Park, Haines City
- This growing event has been the Florida BBQ Association’s largest competition for the past two years with approximately 100 teams competing, and 2014 marks the event’s sixth annual year.

Carnegie Brass Quintet Concert
Date: Sunday, February 16
Venue: First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland
- The Carnegie Brass Quintet will perform alongside Organist J. David Hart at First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland.

Masters of Illusions Live!
Monday, February 17
Venue: The Lakeland Center
- Masters of Illusion Live!, a touring magic show based on the award-winning television series Masters of Illusion Live!, is coming to The Lakeland Center.

Cirque D’Or
Tuesday, February 18
Venue: The Lakeland Center
- Cirque D’Or’s action-packed presentation delivers incredible talent beyond wildest of imaginations with beautiful costumes, dynamic lighting and the world’s greatest talents assembled on one stage.

Lunch & Learn Lecture Series
Tuesday, February 18
Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow
- The History Center invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday monthly.
- February’s speaker and topic is: Dr. Kevin McCarthy on Baseball in Florida.


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

Spring Training Memorabilia at Outpost 27 – Through February 23 (Outpost 27, Davenport)

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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