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Sawyer Brown coming to Lakeland

Sawyer Brown coming to Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida - Florida born and bred with simple rural roots deeply trenched in Apopka, Florida, mega hit country band Sawyer Brown celebrates their 30th anniversary with a tour stop at The Lakeland Center Friday, December 7, 8 p.m.

Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, September 14 at 9:30 a.m. for $25.50, $35.50 and $50 (service charges will apply) and are available at The Lakeland Center Box Office.

Earthdance Lakeland

Earthdance Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida-- Earthdance, described by organizers as "the single largest, global synchronized dance event in history," is coming to the Maddox Ranch September 20 - 23.

The art, music, and energy festival will feature wellness workshops, live artists, DJs, jam bands, dancers, and theme camps, so there will never be a dull moment!

"Expect a full schedule of events from noon until 6.a.m. for a whole weekend of dancing, learning, and creating," organizers say. 

"Lord of Dance" to step to the Lakeland Center next year

"Lord of Dance" to step to the Lakeland Center next year

Lakeland, Florida-- The world's highest grossing Irish Dance show, "Lord of Dance created by Michael Flatley", will hit the stage of the Lakeland Center next March. 

The tour launched today and it is selling out arenas and theaters everywhere, Lakeland Center Reps tell us.

Since tickets seem to be selling out fast, those interested in seeing the show should be ready to purchase tickets on Friday, August 10, when they go on sale. 

See a show in Polk County this month!

See a show in Polk County this month!

Polk County, Florida-- Polk County has a lot of community theater productions taking place in the month of June.

Below is a list of shows to see:

Treasure hunt? Antique fair in Bartow this weekend

Treasure hunt? Antique fair in Bartow this weekend

Bartow, Florida -- An original copy of the Declaration of Independence tucked behind an old oil painting?

Or perhaps that beat-up chair is an American classic!

Okay, you may not find these rare treasures, but you're sure to see some really cool, really old stuff this weekend, during the Antique Fair & Flea Market & Yard Sale.

It all takes place in downtown Bartow from 8 - 2 p.m. this Saturday, June 9.

Happy hunting!

Florida Dance Theater to host summer camp

Florida Dance Theater to host summer camp

Lakeland, FL – Florida Dance Theatre announces its hosting of its annual Summer Youth Dance Camp starting July 16, 2012.

Students ages 6-10, are welcome to participate in ballet, hip hop, acting, art and more.

Camp is divided into three sessions that are each one week long.

Session dates are as follows:

  • July 16 – 20
  • July 23 – 27
  • July 30 – August 3

Students can sign up for one, two, or three weeks. Each week ends with a performance by the students that is open to family and friends.

Bartow Antique show this Saturday

Bartow Antique show this Saturday

Bartow, FL -- You never know what treasures you may uncover at the Bartow Antique Fair.

This weekend, Main Street Bartow is holding an Antique Fair from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 12 in the 300 and 400 blocks of East Main Street in downtown Bartow.

If you want to try to sell some of your priceless treasures, booth spaces for the fair are available for $15 each and can be reserved by contacting the Main Street Bartow office, (863) 519-0508.