SWING FOR THE CURE
April 1, cocktail party at Nora Mayo Hall, April 2 golf tournament at The Country Club of Winter Haven. The Lewis Family Cancer Fund was established to help promote public awareness and assist in funding research development in the prevention and cure of cancer. All proceeds will go to support the Winter Haven Hospital Cassidy Cancer Center. Register at email@example.com.
CYPRESS GARDENS WATER SKI SHOW
April 2 & 16 at 5 pm. Bring a chair or blanket and watch the world-famous Cypress Gardens Water Ski team perform on Lake Silver. Watch from American Legion Post 8, 300 Ave M NW in downtown Winter Haven while MLK Park is under construction. Cypressgardensskiteam.com
April 2 at 8 pm & 10 pm at the Social Cocktail Lounge in downtown Winter Haven. The Socialites are Winter Haven’s own Burlesque and Vintage Revue group. This performance is one night only, purchase tickets in advance. The cocktails will be cold and the dancing will be hot! Centralfloridatix.com
The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo is Florida’s largest annual convention of any kind, and each year over 200,000 visitors flock to what has become known as “Aviation’s Season Opener,” or “Spring Break for Pilots.” The U.S.A.F. THUNDERBIRDS will perform all week! April 5 - 10, see the full schedule online. Flysnf.org
BUDDY HOLLY TRIBUTE
April 7, 7 pm at the Balmoral Bar & Grill in Haines City. This high-energy portrayal of Buddy Holly and Jen will take you back to the 50s and 60s. Featuring the Rock and Roll songs and beautiful ballads that made Buddy Holly a star. This will be an evening to remember, purchase tickets in advance at centralfloridatix.com.
April 15, 6 - 10 pm at Gram Parsons Derry Down in downtown Winter Haven. Purchase craft cocktails from Revival Lakeland, small plates by Nutwood, listen to chill beats by Deek Beats, and play classic pinball provided by Artcade. Spend the evening with great friends and some of the best food and drink in Polk County under one roof. Purchase tickets in advance at centralfloridatix.com.
April 16 all over Polk County. The Easter Bunny will be very busy in April with egg hunts planned for several locations. Please check our calendar to find the one closest to you. Most hunts are for ages 12 and under only, please bring your own basket or bag to collect eggs. Have fun!
April 16, 7pm at the Ritz Theatre. Winter Haven’s own Jim Stafford will be performing for one night only. Stafford is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and comedian. His biggest hit, “Spiders and Snakes,” peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 14 in the BBC Top 50 in the UK. Purchase tickets in advance. Centralfloridatix.com
Bok Tower Gardens presents Concerts Under the Stars on April 22 from 7 - 9 pm. An award-winning guitarist and songwriter, native Californian Molly Tuttle has worked with many of her peers and heroes in the Americana, folk, and bluegrass communities winning Instrumentalist of the Year at the 2018 Americana Music Awards. boktowergardens.org
BOOK CRAWL LAKELAND
Six booksellers within Lakeland will be hosting “Book Crawl Lakeland” throughout the week of April 25 - 29, leading up to Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 30, 2022. A Lakeland bookstore will be highlighted each day, with each store hosting its own events, promotions, or discounts. Check our calendar for the locations & times for each day. Follow #bookcrawllakeland on social media for updates.
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