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Lakeland team in top 10 at World BBQ competition

Lakeland team in top 10 at World BBQ competition

Lakeland, Fl -  The Whiskey Bent BBQ of Lakeland will be one of the teams featured in a reality TV series done on the World Food Championships

The 2013 World Food Championships took place Nov. 7-10 in Downtown Las Vegas where more than 300 competitors cooked, baked, smoked and grilled for their portion of the $300,000 prize purse and TV fame. 

The World Food Championships was shot for television as six-episode series to air in 2014 on the A&E.  

Ice Skating returns to the Lakeland Center

Ice Skating returns to the Lakeland Center

Lakeland, Florida --  Public Ice Skating returns for the holiday season to the Lakeland Center.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for children 12 and under, and $7 with your own skates.

Tickets cane be purchased at The Lakeland Center Box Office, by calling 863-834-8111, online at thelakelandcenter.com  or by calling the 24-hour ticketing line 888-397-0100.

 

 

Benefit Concert: The Little River Band comes to Bartow

Benefit Concert: The Little River Band comes to Bartow

Bartow, Florida -- Big fan of 70's classics? You're in luck.

The Little River Band is coming to Bartow this weekend to perform a Benefit Concert for three local charities.

Legoland announces "Christmas Bricktacular" and other holiday events

Legoland announces "Christmas Bricktacular" and other holiday events

Winter Haven, Florida -- From decorating a giant Lego Christmas tree to hosting a New Year's Eve party with a "brick drop," Legoland Florida has unveiled its holiday plans for 2013.

There's something special planned for every weekend in December, plus fireworks each night from December 26th through 31st. Here's a breakdown (brick-down?) of the Legoland Florida 2013 holiday events, provided by the theme park:

Top O' The Bay Oktoberfest

Town 'N Country, Florida - The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce is hosting it's 18th Annual Top O' The Bay Oktoberfest from Friday October 18 through Sunday October 20 at the Tampa Bay Downs, 11225 Racetrack Road, Tampa.

Bartow Police issue Friday Fest traffic warning

Bartow Police issue Friday Fest traffic warning

Bartow, FL -- Friday Fest means fun, but it also means tons of traffic, and though this is a monthly event, officials say this month there are changes you need to know about.

That's why Bartow Police have issued an early warning for area locals to consider for this coming Friday, September 20. 

Drivers are advised that the stage area for Friday Fest will be re-located for this event to Wilson Avenue. Because of that, Wilson Avenue will be closed for the set-up of the event starting early in the afternoon.

Legoland gears up for Brick-or-treat

Legoland gears up for Brick-or-treat

Lakeland, FL - It's still a month away, but Legoland Florida already has the parks Halloween festivities planned.  Miniland USA will be transformed it into a haunted adventure with a scavenger hunt in search for scary creatures that have invaded our famous cities.

This spooky, kooky event also features trick-or-treating along the brick-or-treat trail, build your own LEGO model activities, the largest LEGO Jack-O-Lantern in the world, Halloween entertainment and an all-kids costume contest with brick-tastic prizes!

Activities include: