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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports: August 13-19

Posted on August 13th, 2012 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, General, Golf, Softball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Lakeland Flying Tigers
Dates: Now – September 1
Venue: Joker Marchant Stadium
-The Lakeland Flying Tigers have returned to Lakeland for the 2012 season.
-This week’s home games are:
August 14 vs. Cubs, 6:30 PM; Baseball Wingo, 2-1 Ticket Offer, Silver Sluggers
August 15 vs. Cubs, 6:30 PM; All-You-Can-Eat
August 16 vs. Cubs, 6:30 PM; $1 Sodas & 2-for-1 Beers
August 17 vs. Blue Jays, 7:11 PM; 7-11 Fridays, Merchant Night, Metro PCS Family 4-Pack
August 18 vs. Blue Jays, 6:00 PM; Arts at the Ballpark, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Kids Club Day, Star Wars Night, TigerTown Classic Car Show
August 19 vs. Blue Jays, 1:00 PM; Sunday Family Fun Day, “Let’s Move” Kids Day

NSA- Adult Softball Tournament
Dates: Saturday, August 18—Sunday, August 19
Auburndale Softball Complex
This National Softball Association adult tournament is expected to bring in over 20 teams to the Auburndale area for a weekend of competitive softball.

The Lemois Golf Benefit
Date: Saturday, August 18
 Wedgewood Golf & Country Club–Lakeland
-This charity four-man scramble includes greens fees, cart, BBQ lunch, a goodie bag and cash prizes.
-Beverages will be available throughout the course, and continental breakfast will be served prior to the start.

Tiger Town Classic
Date: Saturday, August 18
Venue: Joker Marchant Stadium—Lakeland
-Join the Flying Tigers and the Lakeland Corvette Club for the inaugural Tiger Town Classic car show.
-Enjoy classic cars, live music and more as the Flying Tigers take on the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Youth C State
Saturday, August 18—Sunday, August 19
Bartow Softball Complex
This Florida ISA Youth fast-pitch event is expected to bring 640 participants to the Bartow 555 Softball Complex.

Reccurring Events:

Saturday Night RodeoEvery Saturday night (Westgate River Ranch Resort-Lake Wales)

Upcoming Events:

“Let’s Go Green” 21st Birthday X-travaganza – August 25 (Explorations V-Lakeland)

“Bark” Tower Gardens’ Dog Days of Summer –September 8 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Live at the Gardens: Summer Music Series –September 22 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Central Florida NatureFest – October 4-7 (locations across Polk County)

Brick-or-Treat – October- Saturdays & Sundays (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

Cornfusion Corn Maze – October 6- November 11 (Lakeland)

Legends & Legacies- Letters Home: Love, Courage & Survival – October 12-13 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)

Go LEGOLAND – It’s Your Birthday – October 15 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

Boktoberfest – October 20 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

BOO! Bash – October 26 (Explorations V-Lakeland)

Wings ‘n Things – November 2 (Sun ‘n Fun Florida Air Museum-Lakeland)

Water, Wings & Wild Things – November 3 (Circle B-Bar Reserve-Lakeland)

Red, White & Blue Veteran’s Salute – November 9 (Sun ‘n Fun Florida Air Museum-Lakeland)

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