Events

 

Nov
14
Wed
Toys for Tots Donations at Beacon Hill Colony @ Beacon Hill Colony
Nov 14 – Dec 14 all-day

Beacon Hill Colony, a Polk County registered drop-off location, is accepting Toys for Tots donations from November 1 until December 14. Each toy donation over $10 grants the donor a raffle ticket for a chance to win a $50 gift card.

Dec
10
Mon
Knit One, Crochet Too!
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us every Monday at 6:30 pm for Knit One, Crochet Too! in the Training Room at the Lakeland Public Library. Registration is not required and the club is open to all levels of experience.

Dec
11
Tue
Handel’s Messiah @ Youkey Theater
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

Lakeland Choral Society joins the ISO for a stunning performance of Handel’s Messiah to kick off the holiday season.

Dec
13
Thu
Thursday Squared Food Truck Rally by DLP
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us on the second Thursday of every month for this food truck rally, which features about 20 food trucks. If the lines are too long, no worries! Our restaurants and bars are open for your dining pleasure. See you downtown!

Boondock Studios Classes Bring a Friend Workshop
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Boondock Studios on N Florida Ave invites you to Bring a Friend for a leather workshop class to learn, make, and take home a one-of-a-kind piece – travel journal, zippered pouch, flask cover, and more. Get the details here!

Dec
14
Fri
Patricia Kenoly at Red Door Lakeland
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
15
Sat
Downtown Farmers Curb Market
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Vendors: http://downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org/our-vendors/

Downtown Farmers Curb Market
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).

Riley Harris and Matthew Antolick at Downtown Lakeland Farmers Curb Market
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Docent-Led Tour
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us each month to get a fresh look into the Museum’s main exhibition through connecting conversations with one of our passionate docents. Learn the stories behind the work and talk “art” with ease as we bring people and art together. Registration is not necessary but appreciated. Space is limited.

The Art of Film – Russian Ark @ Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College.
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years. Part of the Florida Southern College Department of Communication’s monthly film screening series, featuring the best in internationally-renowned independent and arts-related movies.

Florida Dance Theatre Presents: Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” @ Branscomb Auditorium at Florida Southern College.
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

In celebration of their 25th anniversary, the members of Florida Dance Theatre (FSC’s company-in-residence under the direction of Carol Erkes), bring their classic holiday tradition of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Festival of Fine Arts. Come see this timeless holiday masterpiece, performed with charm and perfection by the dynamic dancers of this impressive ensemble in a breathtaking production featuring colorful scenery, dazzling costumes, and entrancing choreography. Part of the 2018-2019 Festival of Fine Arts Series, presented by Florida Southern College.

Dec
16
Sun
Florida Dance Theatre Presents: Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” @ Branscomb Auditorium at Florida Southern College.
Dec 16 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

In celebration of their 25th anniversary, the members of Florida Dance Theatre (FSC’s company-in-residence under the direction of Carol Erkes), bring their classic holiday tradition of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Festival of Fine Arts. Come see this timeless holiday masterpiece, performed with charm and perfection by the dynamic dancers of this impressive ensemble in a breathtaking production featuring colorful scenery, dazzling costumes, and entrancing choreography. Part of the 2018-2019 Festival of Fine Arts Series, presented by Florida Southern College.

Dec
17
Mon
Knit One, Crochet Too!
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us every Monday at 6:30 pm for Knit One, Crochet Too! in the Training Room at the Lakeland Public Library. Registration is not required and the club is open to all levels of experience.

Monday Night Football Saints at Panthers
Dec 17 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm

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Dec
18
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
20
Thu
The Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. “Kids wide-eyed with delight!” says the New York Times. Experience the Dove of Peace Tour, spreading goodwill in over 100 cities across North America. Get seats now for the whole family and make memories for a lifetime at Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! www.nutcracker.com

Dec
21
Fri
Patricia Kenoly at Red Door Lakeland
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Incorporating listings from the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce calendar.

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