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Poet's and Writer's Society Meeting Aug. 22

Living Out Loud Poet's and Writer's Society is hosting a wide open poetry and creative writing SLAM. Interested persons should bring original written material or a selection from a... — Updated 8/20/2019


Lake Wales Arts Council Selling Season Tickets for 2019-20 Concert Series

The Lake Wales Arts Council is proud to announce our upcoming 2019-2020 Concert Series Program. We are excited to host a plethora of master musicians at the Lake Wales Arts Center,... — Updated 8/7/2019


Museum Hosts Free Summer Fun Days

The Lake Wales History Museum is hosting free Summer Fun Days on from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 10. The theme for July 27 is Bok Tower Day, which will include a guest... — Updated 7/25/2019


LWLT Teen Play Reality Stars: Greek Gods Edition opens June 14

Teens rule during the production of "Reality Stars: Greek Gods Edition" for six performances over two weekends beginning Friday June 14 at the Lake Wales Little Theatre. "The play... — Updated 6/19/2019


Wildlife Exhibit with Live Reptiles June 22 at LW Museum

The Lake Wales History Museum will be hosting "Wildlife of Florida and Beyond" Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22. As part of Summer Fun Days at the Museum, people of all... — Updated 6/20/2019


Lake Wales Little Theatre Unveils Season 42 at Annual Meeting Open House

More than 30 volunteers, members and patrons enjoyed a buffet dinner during the Lake Wales Little Theatre's open house and annual meeting at Monday, June 3. In addition to good... — Updated 6/12/2019


Blue Star Museums Offer Free Summer Admission to Active Military and Families

Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum is joining museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to... — Updated 6/12/2019


LW Library Hosts Summer Programs for Teens

The Lake Wales Public Library is hosting summer teen programs. Members of the Lake Wales Community will be appearing as guest presenters from 3-4 p.m. June 10-14 for Adulting 101... — Updated 6/19/2019


Stage Read 'Conversations in Bed' June 7 at Polk County History Center

The Polk County History Center, in cooperation with local playwright Gretchen Suarez-Pena, concludes the lecture series on Race and Culture with a stage reading of Suarez-Pena's... — Updated 6/4/2019


Beach Battle Water Relays Set June 8 at Tanner's Lakeside

A fun family day of water relays and other activities will start at noon Saturday, June 8 on Lake Howard in Winter Haven. The "Beach Battle" fundraising event will benefit the... — Updated 6/10/2019


Kathryn's Hosting Downtown Summer Nights Friday, May 31

Kathryn's Christian Books is hosting Downtown Summer Nights from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 31. The special event will feature live music by local musicians. A food truck, coffee, ice... — Updated 5/29/2019


Jazz and Multicolored Memories Free Event May 18

The Polk County History Center continues its Race and Culture Lecture Series by hosting "An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories" from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18. The even... — Updated 5/16/2019


Arts Center to Offer a Tribute to the Modern Jazz Quartet

Jazz fans are invited to enjoy a Tribute to the Modern Jazz Quartet at the Lake Wales Arts Council's Updike Hall in May. The concert will offer lively, upbeat, and soulful jazz... — Updated 4/30/2019


Bok Admits Moms for Free on Mother's Day

Bok Tower Gardens is offering free admission to moms on Mother's Day, Sunday May 12. The Gardens suggest treating mom to a special meal in the Blue Palmetto Café, which is... — Updated 5/13/2019


Museum Hosts Seminole Indian Lecture April 25

The Lake Wales Museum will host its next speaker series presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25. The Florida Humanities Council presentation by Andrew Frank will be Modern by Trad... — Updated 4/24/2019


Superheroes to Take Over Half of Eagle Ridge Movie Screens April 25

Eagle Ridge Mall Regal Cinemas in Lake Wales will devote half of its 12 movie screens Thursday night, April 25 to the nationwide rollout of the superhero fantasy sci-fi thriller... — Updated 4/24/2019


Still Crazy (Fish) After All These Years

Long a local favorite with a big reputation, Crazy Fish restaurant may have gotten even better since two ambitious young men assumed control last year. Now run by Matthew Brock and... — Updated 4/21/2019


Poets and Writers to Meet April 18

Lake Wales author Palmer Wood will read excerpts from his novel Saigon Cowboy at the April 18 meeting of the Living Out Loud Poets' and Writers' Society. The society meeting starts... — Updated 4/16/2019


Lake Wales Live April 19 Canceled

NOTE: This event has been canceled due to expected bad weather. Lake Wales Live will resume the third Friday of each month starting in September. The City of Lake Wales Recreation... — Updated 4/17/2019


Crooked Bass a Magnet for Food and Fun

Good food and fun are drawing crowds into the popular Crooked Bass Grill and Tavern, but there's also a fascinating bit of Babson Park history behind the success. Featuring a large... — Updated 4/9/2019


Ramon Theater Murder Mystery April 13

The Ramon Theater in Frostproof will hold its spring murder mystery dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13. Lurking Down the Bunny Trail is the title of the interactive drama, where... — Updated 4/9/2019


Youth Music Festival Free Concert April 14

The 17th Annual Marilyn Newell Youth Music Festival will be held April 13 and 14 at the Lake Wales Arts Center. Winners will perform one of their concert pieces during a free... — Updated 4/10/2019


Fire it Up BBQ in Frostproof April 12-13

The City of Frostproof will host a two-day barbeque celebration April 12-13, bringing people together for food, music and activities for kids. Fire it Up! Will include a barbeque... — Updated 4/12/2019


A Book, a Pulitzer Prize, and an Entertaining Talk at Lake Wales Library

A visit to Lake Wales by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Jack E. Davis brought rich reward to a group of citizens who attended his talk at Lake Wales Library Thursday. Davis... — Updated 4/12/2019


Celebrate Gopher Tortoises at Circle B

The environmental lands team at Circle B Bar Reserve is looking for volunteers to help celebrate Gopher Tortoise Day on Wednesday, April 10. The event starts from 8-11 a.m. with a... — Updated 4/8/2019


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