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Posted on October 1st, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Central Florida NatureFest 2012
Dates: 
Thursday, October 4–Sunday, October 7
Venue: 
Circle B Bar Reserve–Lakeland and locations throughout Polk
-Participate in activities including birding, hiking, kayaking, butterfly and wildflower viewing, nature photography, star gazing and air boat tours.
-This nature weekend is packed with excursions led by area wildlife experts who have years of knowledge and passion about their fields of expertise.

2012 Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Challenge
Date: Friday, October 5
Venue: Lake Wales Country Club
-This Golf Challenge is scheduled for Friday, October 5 with a 1:00pm Shotgun start at Lake Wales Country Club.
-This tournament will also feature the LPGA Futures Tour “Beat the Pro” Challenge.

Florida ISA 5 Game Challenge
Dates: Saturday, October 6–Sunday, October 7
Venue:
Bartow 555 Softball Complex
-Florida Independent Softball Association (Florida ISA) presents the 5 Game Challenge, a softball qualifying tournament in Bartow.

FYSA Florida State Premier League 2012
Date:
Saturday, October 6–Sunday, October 7
Venue: Lake Myrtle Sports Park–Auburndale
-The St. Vincent de Paul Society will again hold the Walk for the Poor around Lake Silver in Winter Haven.

Lake Region Fall Classics
Dates:
Saturday, October 6–Sunday, October 7
Venue: Lake Region High School–Eagle Lake
-This JV/Varsity baseball tournament, hosted by Lake Region Baseball, will be held over two weekends at the Lake Region High School baseball fields as well as at the Lake Myrtle Complex in Auburndale.

RECURRING EVENTS:

Saturday Night Rodeo –Every Saturday night (Westgate River Ranch Resort-Lake Wales)

Haunted Hanger Walking Tour–October 1-31 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)

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

Safari Wilderness Ranch Fall Festival–Through October 28 (Safari Wilderness Ranch-Lakeland)

UPCOMING EVENTS:

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

Red, White & The Blues 2012– October 12 (Polk Museum of Art-Lakeland)

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

Cornfusion Corn Maze – October 19- November 25 (Lakeland)

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)

Naturally Creepy Trick or Treating–October 26 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

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)

Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate–November 23-January 6 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Winter Wonderettes– November 29-December 15 (Theatre Winter Haven)

2012 Florida International Games & State Championships – December 1-9 (locations throughout Polk)

Christmas Bricktacular–December 1-30 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

NSA Florida Youth Fall State Tournament–December 8-9 (locations throughout Polk)

Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve–December 26-30 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

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