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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports: August 27-September 2

Posted on August 27th, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, Shooting, Softball

Lakeland Flying Tigers
Dates: Now – September 2
Venue: Joker Marchant Stadium
-The Lakeland Flying Tigers have returned to Lakeland for the 2012 season.
-This week’s home games include:
August 27 vs. Manatees, 6:30 PM; Dollar Days
August 28 vs. Manatees, 6:30 PM; Baseball Wingo, 2-1 Ticket Offer, Silver Sluggers
August 29 vs. Manatees, 6:30 PM; All-You-Can-Eat
August 30 vs. Yankees, 6:30 PM; $1 Sodas & 2-for-1 Beers, Ladies Night
August 31 vs. Yankees, 7:11 PM; 7-11 Fridays, B2SB @ The BallPark 2.0, Conservation Night, Metro PCS Family 4-Pack
September 1 vs. Yankees, 6:00 PM; Firework Extravaganza, Back-to-School Night: Santa Fe Catholic, Fan Appreciation Night, Hispanic Heritage Night, Kids Club Day
September 2 vs. Yankees, 11:00 AM; Sunday Family Fun Day

Florida State Steel Challenge Championship
 Saturday, September 1, 2012 — Sunday, September 2
Venue: Universal Shooting Academy–Frostproof
-The Florida Steel Challenge is a sectional event testing shooters’ ability of speed and accuracy.
-This course consists of steel targets and is sanctioned by the US Steel Challenge.

Youth Twilight Kickoff
Dates: Saturday, September 1—Sunday, September 2
Bartow 555 Softball Complex
This Florida ISA tournament is a qualifying event that is expected to bring 520 participants to the Bartow Softball Complex.

Recurring Events:

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

Upcoming Events:

“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)

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

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

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)

Paintball Sports Promotions World Cup – October 25-28 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)

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

Polk Outpost 27 Fall Festival – October 27 (Polk Outpost 27-Davenport)

In Vibrant Color: Vintage Celebrity Portraits from the Harry Warnecke Studio –October 27-January 12 (Polk Museum of Art-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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