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Big Pioneer Days Event Planned Oct. 26-27

The Lake Wales History Museum is planning a larger than ever 44th Annual Pioneer Days Festival Oct. 26-27 in Lake Wailes Park. Admission and parking are free for the heritage celebr... — Updated 10/14/2019


Whitney James Jazz Concert Offers Tribute to the Gershwins

The Lake Wales Arts Council will kick off its 2019-2020 Concert Series with jazz vocalist extraordinaire Whitney James and her all-star jazz band for her tribute to George and Ira... — Updated 10/9/2019


Polk State to Host FallFest Oct. 19

Thousands will trek to Polk State College on Oct. 19 for this year's FallFest, continuing a community tradition that is more than 30 years strong. The Winter Haven Campus will... — Updated 10/9/2019


Enjoy Dinner and Solve a Murder Mystery Oct. 19

"Harold" was killed by a speeding sports car, and about 100 Murder Mystery dinner guests are going to try to figure out "whodunnit." It's all part of fun evening Oct. 19 at the Hist... — Updated 10/9/2019


Lake Wales LIVE Free Music Event Oct. 18

The City of Lake Wales Recreation Department will host the first Lake Wales Live event of the season Friday, Oct. 18. The free event features live music in the park in front of the... — Updated 10/14/2019


Hands-on Family Fun, Airplane Rides Oct. 5 at Wings 'n Things

A family tradition at the SUN 'n FUN Expo Campus, WINGS 'n THINGS has been reimagined. With exciting hands-on activities that introduce tomorrow's technologies, children of all... — Updated 10/2/2019


LW FilmSociety to Show Body Painting: The Living Canvas

The new Lake Wales Film Society at Melange will host its inaugural event with two pre-premier screenings of "Body Painting: The Living Canvas," a documentary film by Karyn Finley Th... — Updated 9/25/2019


Monthly Car Show Resumes Saturday, Sept. 20

After a summer break, Lake Wales Main Street resumes its Lake Wales Car Show from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 in historic downtown Lake Wales. The cars are on display on east... — Updated 9/27/2019


Kon Tiki Taco Event Oct. 4 in Downtown Lakeland

Kāmau kī`aha! This means 'cheers' in Hawaiian. It is the traditional Hawaiian toast, literally "drink your glass." This Tiki-themed event will take place again at Haus 820 in... — Updated 9/30/2019


LWLT Children's Production If the Shoe Fits Runs Sept. 13-22

More than 50 local youth will take to the stage Sept. 13-22 for the Lake Wales Little Theatre production of "If the Shoe Fits." Audrey Kelley Fritz is directing the play, an... — Updated 9/17/2019


Living Out Loud Poet's and Writer's Society Meeting Sept. 19

The Living Out Loud Poet's and Writer's Society will hold its 10th gathering starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. The free event is hosted by Melange Antiques and Art Gallery,... — Updated 9/25/2019


Wildlife Photography Exhibit Opens Sept. 20 at Lake Wales Arts Center

The Lake Wales Arts Council will open a new exhibit Friday, Sept. 20 featuring the "Keep Florida Wild" nature photography of Adam Bass. The opening will include a reception from... — Updated 9/17/2019


Library Hosts Introduction to Origami Sept. 14

Creator's Circle Make & Take Class at Lake Wales Public Library is offering an introduction to Origami. The two-hour class begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Instructor Trudy... — Updated 8/27/2019


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


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