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THE ART OF WILL BARNET: SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION

Will Barnet (1911-2012) was an American artist, he defied expectations about how modern artists should produce art, refusing to bend to the whims of any contemporary trends.  View the installation of 22 of his works through March 10 at Polk Museum of Art. 

(863) 688-7743

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SMOKE ON THE WATER 

Feb. 1 & 2 at the Citrus Center Boys & Girls Club in Winter Haven.  Live music, BBQ competition, Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show and more!  Proceeds benefit the Citrus Center Boys & Girls Club. 

ccbgc.com/smoke/

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HARMONY DARK SKY STAR PARTY 

Feb. 2, 4-10pm at Bok Tower Gardens.  Learn about the night sky with astronomers, meet animals who survive in the dark, and enjoy a special astronomy inspired carillon concert. 

(863) 734-1222

boktowergardens.org

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TRIBUTE TO JOHN COLTRANE 

Feb. 8, 7pm at the Lake Wales Arts Center.  The Zachary Bornheimer Quartet will take center stage at the Lake Wales Arts Center for their Tribute. 

www.lakewalesartscouncil.org

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FOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE 

Feb. 14, 1-2 pm or 5:30-6:30pm at Bok Tower Gardens.  Sample and learn how to make a simple dark chocolate syrup and add various flavors like brandy and herbs.

boktowergardens.org

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SYFY BARTOW 

Feb. 16, 11am in downtown Bartow.  Steampunk-themed geek street festival.  Costume contest, cosplay, art & more.  For more info email SyfyBartow@gmail.com

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11TH ANNUAL RIBS ON THE RIDGE 

Feb. 22 & 23 at Lake Eva Park in Haines City.  Florida BBQ competition with musical guest Craig Campbell.  Admission is free.  Food, beer and wine available for purchase.  

(863) 421-3700

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CITIZEN’S BANK & TRUST LAKE WALES ARTS FESTIVAL 

Feb. 22 & 23 in Lake Wales. Presented by the Lake Wales Arts Council, the diversity of the critically acclaimed two-day festival attracts thousands of art lovers each year who purchase original, one of a kind works of art.  

www.lakewalesartscouncil.org

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2ND ANNUAL CHAIN OF LAKES EGGFEST 

Feb. 23, 10am - 3pm, 2400 Havendale Blvd. NW, Winter Haven.  Top notch chefs who travel from all over the country, show off their talents on The Big Green Egg.  The proceeds from the Eggfest will benefit the Citrus Center Boys and Girls Club and Girls, Inc. FB@chainoflakeseggfest

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DETROIT TIGERS VS. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES 

Feb. 24, 1:05 pm at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.  Spring Training is back! 

www.mlb.com/tigers/tickets/spring-training

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