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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.

 

 

Vendors wanted for Snowfest

Vendors wanted for Snowfest

Lakeland, Fl -  The City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation Department is proud to host the 33rd Annual Snowfest at Lake Mirror on Saturday December 7, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  

This year's event will feature the traditional snow mountain and a snow slide, a visit from Santa Claus, children's entertainment, inflatables, arts & crafts vendors and food vendors. 

Lakeland Texas Roadhouse invites Veterans for Lunch

Lakeland Texas Roadhouse invites Veterans for Lunch

Lakeland, FL - Lakeland's Texas Roadhouse invites veterans and active members of the United States military to enjoy a FREE lunch on Monday, November 11.

Veterans - including all active, retired or former United States military can choose one of 10 entrees, including a 6-ounce sirloin and two made-from-scratch sides plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/ice tea or coffee during lunch.

Guests must show proof of service such as military or VA card, or discharge papers.

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.

Hot Rods and Hogs Poker Run this week in Bartow

Hot Rods and Hogs Poker Run this week in Bartow

Bartow, FL -- The Hot Rods and Hogs Poker Run rumbles its way into Bartow this Saturday.

The Poker Run is held to benefit the Women's Care Center in Bartow.

The event starts at Bartow Ford and goes to five different stops before coming back to Bartow Ford. Two stops are scheduled for Lakeland, then Davenport, Lake Wales and Fort Meade.

Prizes for worst and best hand will be given, also there will be drawings for prizes.

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: