The TD Bank Central Park Art Festival is held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday in Central Park, 58 Fourth St. NW, Winter Haven. Along with the art, there will be food, entertainment, children’s hands-on art events and more. Free admission.
"YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU"
is performed by Southeastern University students. Showtimes are 2:30, 7:30 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15 adults, $10 seniors and students at the Lake Mirror Center, 121 S. Lake Ave., Lakeland.
FAMILY FUN TIME
featuring The Florida Highwaymen takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Auburndale Public Library, 100 W. Bridgers Ave. Free admission, paintings will be for sale.
are the performers at a Friends of Joe Prine concert held at 8 p.m. Admission is $12 advance, $15 at door at the Unitarian Universalist Center, 3140 Troy Ave., Lakeland. 646-1972.
VOICES OF THE PEOPLE: SCHUBERT & MORE
is presented at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre, Polk State College, 999 Ave. H NE, Winter Haven. Admission is $5; 297-1050.
A TRIBUTE TO ELVIS
starring Dwight Icenhower begins at 7 p.m. in the Ramon Theater, 15 E. Wall St., Frostproof. Cost is $25 advance, $30 at door. 635-7222.
HIDDEN GARDEN MELODIES
is the name of the impromptu music on the terrace of the Blue Palmetto Cafe, Bok Tower Gardens, three miles north of Lake Wales on County Road 17A. It takes place from noon to 3 p.m. today and Sunday. Free with general admission. Charge for food. 676-1408.
is Mitch Albom’s play about Ernie Harwell’s last night at Comerica, where the Hall of Fame (Detroit Tigers) broadcaster is about to give a moving thank-you to the city. Just before he walks onto the field, he encounters an unusual boy who is eager to know all about him, coaxing Harwell to give one final broadcast, "the broadcast of his life." The play is performed at the Polk Theatre, 121 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. today, March 20-22, 27-29; 2 p.m. today, Sunday, March 22, 23, 29, 30. Admission is $15-$25. 688-7553.
THE LIVE GREEN LAKELAND ECO-FESTIVAL
takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Munn Park, 201 E. Main St., Lakeland. There will be food, entertainment, children’s eco-friendly arts and crafts, information on community resources and more. A GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Lakeland event. Free admission.
THE DETROIT TIGERS
take on the Astros in a 1:05 p.m. game. Tickets vary by seating location. The site is Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland. 866-66-TIGER.
THE CYPRESS GARDENS WATER SKI TEAM SHOW
is held at Lake Silver, 100 S. Lake Silver Drive NW, Winter Haven. Bring a lawn chair. A preshow is at 5:15 p.m., the main show is at 6 p.m. Free admission.
THE STAR SYSTEMS DANCE COMPETITION
begins at 9 a.m. today and Sunday at The Lakeland Center, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland. 834-8111.
THE 22ND INTERNATIONAL CARILLON FESTIVAL
is held through Sunday at Bok Tower Gardens, three miles north of Lake Wales on County Road 17A. There are daily concerts from four world-renowned and aspiring carillonneurs. The Visitor Center will feature historical exhibits on the history, construction and sound of the carillon from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free with general admission. 676-1408.
wraps up its run at Theatre Winter Haven this weekend. The tale of injustice, heroism and love is performed at 7:30 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Chain of Lakes Complex, 210 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven. Admission is $24 adults, $22 students. Call 294-SHOW.
is the name of the performance by Libby Skala. She stars in this show about her grandmother, actress Lilia Skala, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in "Lilies of the Field" and was the first female architect in Austria. Showtime is 7 p.m. and is free. RSVP at LWAC@polk.edu. The show is held at Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, 1099 State Road 60 E.
A BLUEGRASS AND CLOGGING FESTIVAL
takes place all day at Double Dragon Restaurant, International Market World, 1052 U.S. 92 W., Auburndale. Free guitar, banjo and mandolin workshops at 10 a.m. 665-0062.
SPRING FEST IN THE GARDEN
is held at 10th Street and Ingraham Avenue, across from the fire station in Haines City. There will be antique cars, white elephant sale, bake sale, gourmet basket raffle, a Col. Haines lookalike contest and special thank-you to area pioneers. Sponsored by Haines City Historical Museum and Green Thumb Garden Club. The event is held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A breakfast of biscuits and sausage gravy, coffee is $5. Lunch of pulled pork, cole slaw, beans and soft drink is $7.
A FOOD TRUCK RALLY
is held at Lake Myrtle Park, 905 Lake Myrtle Park Road in Auburndale. Also part of the event is the Central Florida Invitational baseball game. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free, with added cost of food and charge for the baseball game. 965-5545.
THE KREWE DE BREWE ST. PATTY’S DAY PARTY
will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Wine Stable on Broadway in Bartow. Cost is $20, includes food, beer, wine, music, raffles. See www.lwmardigras.com.
CHAIN LIFE WINTER HAVEN’S PIRATES OF THE CHAIN SCAVENGER HUNT
is held at 10 a.m. Cost of entry is $35 per person. The site is Lake Shipp Park on County Road 655, Winter Haven. 677-5881.
A FAMILY FUN WORKSHOP
on button-making is presented by the Polk Museum of Art at 10:30 a.m. at Auburndale Public Library, 100 W. Bridgers Ave. Free admission.
SHAMROCK THE SHORE
is the name of a St. Patrick’s Day celebration with green beer, burgers, music by Band Haven. Come by land or sea. The free event is held from 2 to 7 p.m. at Lake Shipp Park on County Road 655, Winter Haven. 677-5881.
THE ART OF WOODCARVING SHOW
offers competitions, prize money and vendors, as well as hundreds of carvings on display. The Ridge Woodcarving Club event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland.
THE UPTOWN YARD SALE AND VINTAGE MARKET
is planned for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Oaks parking lot at Wilson Avenue and Parker Street, Bartow. Free admission.
PECHA KUCHA NIGHT,
a Platform Art event, begins at 7 p.m. at Lakeland TV, corner of Massachusetts and Cedar, downtown Lakeland.
continues its Lego Movie Weekend on Saturdays and Sundays through March. Part of regular admission, the event includes photo opportunities, a scavenger hunt, a chance to help transform Miniland USA’s New York City into the famous Bricksburg, model-building, meet and greet with Emmet and Wyldstyle, more. The park is at One Legoland Way, Winter Haven.
FELLOWSHIP OF BALLROOM DANCERS
hold an event from 3 to 6 p.m. that includes refreshments and a short lesson. Singles and couples welcome. Admission is $8 to the general public, $5 First Presbyterian Church members, $5 students. The event is at First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland.
THE LAKELAND CONCERT BAND
can be heard in a free concert at Branscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern College, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive in Lakeland. Doors open about 1:15 p.m., concert at 2:30 p.m.
THE BARTOW ADULT CONCERT BAND
presents a free show at 2:30 p.m. at the Bartow Civic Center, 2250 S. Floral Ave., Bartow.
performs at 7 p.m. at Bok Tower Gardens, three miles north of Lake Wales on County Road 17A. Admission is $5 per person, free for members. 676-1408.
THE BACH FESTIVAL OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
perform works by Bach, Telemann and Handel in a 4 p.m. show at First Presbyterian Church, 637 Sixth St. NW, Winter Haven. Admission is $15. email@example.com.
can be heard in concert at 2 p.m. Admission is $18 in the Fine Arts Theatre, Polk State College, 999 Ave. H NE, Winter Haven. Call 297-1050.
classical guitarist, presents a free show at 2 p.m. at the Lakeland Public Library, 100 Lake Morton Drive.
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