Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sunset & Symphony at Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens will present “Sunset & Symphony” featuring the Orlando Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, November 10, from 6 to 8pm. Concert tickets include general admission as well as a performance by the Florida Southern College jazz ensemble at 4:30pm.

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New and Improved Country Bear Show

The Country Bear Show in Magic Kingdom’s Frontierland has reopened with a new look and streamlined performance. The show opened in 1971 and has performed unchanged since then as one of the Magic Kingdom’s most popular attractions. You can expect upgraded … Continue reading

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Imperial Symphony Orchestra Date Changed

The Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s performance at the Lakeland Center has been changed from Tuesday, November 6, to Monday, November 5, at 7:30pm. The change was made to avoid a conflict with Election Day.

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Mermaids at Pirates of the Caribbean

The next time you enter the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at the Magic Kingdom, see if you can spot the mermaids that have been added. One is near the beginning of the ride splashing in the water and the … Continue reading

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Folk Fair in St. Petersburg November 3

“Music Around the World” will be celebrated in Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, on Saturday, November 3, from 10am to 10pm. This annual folk fair is sponsored by the St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society and features ethnic cuisine, folk dancing, … Continue reading

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Christmas Season Starts Early at Attractions

Yes, I realize we haven’t celebrated Halloween yet. But the theme parks are already thinking Christmas. At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the wonderful Osborn Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights begins on November 9. Also on the 9th, Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade … Continue reading

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Marching Band Festival This Saturday

The Florida Band Masters Association’s annual Marching Band Festival will be held at Denison Stadium in Winter Haven this Saturday from 5:30 to 10pm. Fifteen marching bands from Polk County schools are expected to compete for ratings and awards. Tickets … Continue reading

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Family Halloween Party This Saturday

The Polk Museum of Art is sponsoring a Family Halloween Party for ages 3 and up from 4 to 7pm on Saturday, October 27. The theme of this year’s party is “1950s Monsters” and includes a scavenger hunt, photo booth, games … Continue reading

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Daytona Beach Car Show

It’s time to head for Daytona Beach this weekend for the 5th Annual Dream Cruise. Check out their website

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A Guide to Central Florida Golf Courses

Looking forward to playing golf on your upcoming Florida vacation? Here’s a handy guide to golf courses in central Florida provided by

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