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Feeling fresh? Bartow is the place to be!

Feeling fresh? Bartow is the place to be!

Bartow, FL -- If you're feeling fresh, so to speak, then Bartow is the place to be this Saturday!

Bartow's Farmers & Artisans Market is being held at Fort Blount Park, on the corner of Main Street and Broadway Avenue on Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Besides fresh fruits and vegetables, the market also includes other items such as fresh cut flowers, plants, crafts, and homemade jams and jellies.

Bartow Farmers Market this weekend

Bartow Farmers Market this weekend

Bartow, FL -- If you're looking to get fresh, so to speak, downtown Bartow may be the place to be Saturday.

Bartow's Farmers & Artisans Market is held every Saturday.

The market, open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. is located in Fort Blount Park, on the corner of Main Street and Broadway Avenue.

Besides fresh fruits and vegetables, the market also includes other items such as fresh cut flowers, plants, crafts, and homemade jams and jellies.

Polk County seeks vendors for Outdoors Expo

Polk County seeks vendors for Outdoors Expo

Polk County, FL -- Polk County Parks and Recreation is lookng for vendors for an Outdoors Expo in September.

Vendors should sell or demonstrate products or services related to off-road vehicles, boating, camping, fishing, hunting, outdoor recreation, or any similar business or product.

You must complete a registration form and submit a $25 vendor fee for approval. Vendors are expected to provide their own set-up supplies, including: tables, chairs, tents and generators.

Donations needed for silent auction honoring heroes

Donations needed for silent auction honoring heroes

Lakeland, FL -- The Lakeland Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (LCPAAA) in conjunction with the City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the 3rd Annual Honoring Heroes BBQ Dinner and Silent Auction at the Lake Mirror Complex on Friday, Sept. 9.

While at the event, guests will enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and have fun bidding on their favorite items in the silent auction. On the auction table will be something for everyone’s budget with items ranging from gift cards to local restaurants to vacation getaways.

There will be opportunities to meet the K9 officers and their loyal partners. A photo booth will be available where guests can have their photo taken with a K9 and take home a free souvenir photo.

Antique Fair this Weekend!

Antique Fair this Weekend!

Bartow, FL -- Is bargain hunting your passion? Find a treasure!

The Bartow Antique Fair is an exciting venue, with treasures and memories lining Main Street in Bartow!

The next monthly Antique Fair is set for Saturday, July 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Booth spaces are $15 each and can be reserved by contacting the Main Street Bartow office at (863) 519-0508.

Downtown Wedding Expo

Downtown Wedding Expo

Polk County, FL -- The Polk County Wedding Association is pleased to announce the only outdoor Bridal Show in Polk County, The Downtown Bridal Expo on Sept. 24, 2011.

The Expo will offer Brides and Grooms the opportunity to meet some of Polk County's finest wedding service providers.

Maps will be available for self-guided tours of Downtown businesses and venues that may be of interest to the wedding party.

One lucky couple will win a free wedding to take place at the close of the Expo. To tell us why that lucky couple should be you, in 500 words or less.  Submit your story beginning May 1, online or email to polkweddings@hotmail.com.

Know Before You Tow!

Know Before You Tow!

Bartow, FL -- With summer here, boating safety is paramount! But before you hit the water, know your trailering safety too!

The Lakeland Sail and Power Squadron, Inc., a unit of The United States Power Squadrons, will present a FREE seminar,"Trailering Your Boat" on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

This free seminar will be held at Certified Marine, 4020 Bartow Rd, Lakeland, FL.

The seminar will cover subjects such as choosing a tow vehicle, hitch and trailer, how to safely and securely tow your boat, and operation and maintenance of your trailering equipment.