Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at

Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks 5
Tuesday, April 15
Venue: The Lakeland Center
-  The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 5 An Evening of Broadway part of the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series at The Lakeland Center.

Lunch & Learn Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 15
Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow
-  The museum invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday every month.
- April’s speaker is: Mark Tlachac on Frank Lloyd Wright and Florida Southern College

One Night of Queen
Thursday, April 17
Venue: The Lakeland Center
- ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN, performed by Gary Mullen and The Works, brings all of the pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time to Lakeland, with an authentic sound that will make you do a double-take.

Green Celebration
Date: Friday, April 18
Venue: Lake Mirror Promenade, Lakeland
- Celebrate Earth Day with a free Green Celebration featuring a concert and showcase at Lake Mirror Promenade.

30th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 19
Venue: Larry Parrish Baseball Complex, Haines City
- The Haines City Leisure Services Department invites you to join them for the 30th Annual Easter Egg Hunt where there will be over 12,000 eggs.

Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team Show
Saturday, April 19
Venue: Lake Silver, Winter Haven
- The Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team (reestablished in 2012 by former theme park employees) performs free monthly shows on Lake Silver in Winter Haven.

Easter Sunrise Service
Sunday, April 20
Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales
- Easter morning worshippers will be offered free admission from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. to experience the Gardens own sunrise service with the Lake Wales Chorale, bagpipes performance, live carillon performances and the sounds of the Celebration Brass Ensemble.

Spring Guitar Concert
Date: Tuesday, April 22
Venue: Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland
- The Harrison School for the Arts’ large ensemble will perform a movement from J.S. Bach’s Suite no. 2 (originally for flute and strings) as well as other works.


The Dixie Swim Club – Through April 27 (Theatre Winter Haven)

Lorraine Potocki at The Loft Art Gallery – Through April 30 (The Loft Art Gallery, Lakeland)

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)

Lakeland Flying Tigers – Through August 31 (Joker Marchant Stadium, 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)

For this week’s sporting events, check out “What’s Happening in Central Florida Sports” on

Polk County’s Tourism Office to Host Events to Celebrate National Tourism Week, May 5 – 9, 2014

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