Events

 

Nov
12
Tue
Life Drawing Class @ The MARC
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 9:00 pm
Life Drawing Class @ The MARC

Explore the classical discipline of drawing the human form through direct observation of a live nude model.
Create your own finished works of art on paper through the mastery of academic drawing techniques using pencil, colored pencil, and charcoal.
Take advantage of live drawing demonstrations, personalized one-on-one instructor guidance and supportive class critiques based on the elements of art and the principles of design.
Concepts taught include proportion, intuitive perspective, anatomical correctness, cross contouring, foreshortening, chiaroscuro, and color theory. Whether you are a student developing your college portfolio or an experienced artist looking for a fresh perspective,
come experience the discipline of figure drawing from a live model in an inspiring classroom setting.

Nov
15
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ISO: Thum Prints @ Polk Theatre
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm
ISO: Thum Prints @ Polk Theatre

World renowned beatboxer Tom Thum joins Imperial Symphony Orchestra musicians for a curious pairing of musical genres.

Nov
16
Sat
American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball @ The Bunch Ranch
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us at the American Cancer Society Polk County Cattle Baron’s Ball on November 16th for a one-of-a-kind evening, featuring great food, dancing, a spectacular auction, and much more. With your support, the American Cancer Society saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against cancer.
The American Cancer Society is working to finish the fight against every cancer in every community. We are the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the United States, investing more than $4 billion since 1946. Thanks in part to our contributions, more than 1.5 million lives have been saved in the US in the past two decades. Now, that is a reason to celebrate, so please join us.

Nov
17
Sun
Flamingo Bingo Fundraiser @ United Women's Club
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Flamingo Bingo Fundraiser @ United Women's Club

Join the GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Lakeland for flamingo themed bingo benefitting PACE Center for Girls, Camp Fire, and LoBo Ranch. Bingo will go from 3pm to 5pm, $10 buy-in and additional cards are $2 each. Get ready for 10 fun rounds of bingo, refreshments, exciting prizes and a silent auction.

Lakeland Choral Society’s Concert of Peace and Freedom @ First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm
Lakeland Choral Society's Concert of Peace and Freedom @ First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland

Join the Lakeland Choral Society for our fall Concert of Peace and Freedom. Concert is Sunday, November 17th and starts at 3:00 pm. Cost is $15 dollars for adults, 17 and under are free.

Nov
19
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov
22
Fri
Plant City Pig Jam @ Plant City Pig Jam
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day
Plant City Pig Jam @ Plant City Pig Jam

Join us for the 17th annual Plant City Pig Jam on November 22nd and 23rd, 2019! Don’t miss out on fabulous food, live entertainment, kid’s activities, great merchandise, and of course BBQ! Pig Jammers will have BBQ and a lot more to enjoy – while grills will be busy most of the two days, there will also be a rock climbing wall, moon walks, vendors, and live music to enjoy. DO YOU MAKE THE BEST BBQ? If you think you do, enter this Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition and see how you stack up against competitors from around the country. Teams will compete in both professional and amateur divisions, prizes for the top ten teams will be awarded in each of the following categories: BBQ Ribs, BBQ Pork, Beef Brisket, and Chicken.

Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
29
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
3
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
4
Wed
Andrew Peterson: Behold the Lamb of God Tour @ RP Funding Center
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Andrew Peterson: Behold the Lamb of God Tour @ RP Funding Center

Join storied Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson whose Behold the Lamb of God Tour is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this Christmas season and will be performing at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland on December 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM.

This year’s edition of the annual Christmas tradition will feature guest artist Jess Ray, along with an all-star cast of Nashville songwriters and session musicians. The concert brings the singing and playing of Peterson’s original folk-roots infused rendition of the Christmas story as it is foreshadowed in the Old Testament and brought to bear in the New. The tour is sponsored by Compassion International.

Single show tickets went on sale Friday, July 19th at 9:30 am. Ticket prices are $34, $23 General Admission seating (other fees may apply) and are available by visiting the RP Funding Center Box Office, toll-free 888-397-0100, and online at www.rpfundingcenter.com. All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

Dec
6
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
13
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
14
Sat
Lakeland Salsa at LkldLive @ LKLD LIVE
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lakeland Salsa at LkldLive @ LKLD LIVE

We are beginning a new partnership with the nonprofit LKLD LIVE to host a dance social on the second Saturday of each month starting on Aug. 10,2019.

Dec
17
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
20
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
23
Mon
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical @ RP Funding Center
Dec 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:15 pm
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical @ RP Funding Center

The story that inspired the soundtrack of a generation BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is coming to the RP Funding Center December 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM.

The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, BEAUTIFUL has a book by and Tony® Award-nominee and Academy® Award-nominated writer Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince, and took home two 2014 Tony® Awards and a 2015 Grammy® Award.

Single show tickets go on sale Monday, August 19th at 9:30 am. Ticket prices are $77, $64, $59 (other fees may apply) and are available by visiting the RP Funding Center Box Office, toll-free 888-397-0100, and online at www.rpfundingcenter.com. All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

Dec
27
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Dec 27 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
31
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Incorporating listings from the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce calendar.

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