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Posted on October 12th, 2015 by

Categories: Auto, Aviation, Skiing, Softball, Uncategorized

What’s Happening in Polk County This Week

Take a look at the October 12 – October 21 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area.

This Week’s Events 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
Antique Outboard International Meet · Winter Haven
-The Antique Outboard Motor Club Inc. is a world-wide, non-profit organization devoted to people who are interested in antique outboards, their preservation and their restoration and they are celebrating 50 years!
-The event is expected to bring 200 boats to Lake Shipp.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
12 O’clock High · Lakeland
-Frank Tiano Enterprises presents 12 O’clock High, a worldwide model aviation event featuring RC scale military aircrafts.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
Boktoberfest Plant Sale · Lake Wales
-Enjoy live entertainment, German food, craft beers, tree climbing and children’s activities.
-More than 40 VENDORS from across the state will offer a variety of plants for sale including orchids, palms, tropical fruits, Florida natives, ferns, bamboo, roses, heliconias, bromeliads, tillandsia air plants and lilies.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
Lake Mirror Classic · Lakeland
-Considered one of the “must do” collector car shows in the southeastern United States.
-The display of more than 600 show vehicles on and surrounding the restored 1920’s, art deco-inspired Lake Mirror promenade in downtown Lakeland, Florida provides one of the most scenic venues in the country.
-In addition to attracting over 35,000 spectators, the Lake Mirror Classic draws top car collectors from the southeast and serves as a support event to the prestigious Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Polk State College Annual FallFest · Winter Haven
-Thousands trek to the campus each third Saturday in October to enjoy the event that features a craft show, the Kids Zone, music, police and EMS demonstrations, the Pumpkin Patch, food, the Haunted House, and more.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 2:00 PM – Midnight
Lakeland ZombieFest · Lakeland
-Lakeland Zombiefest is being held at the Sun N Fun Convention Campus.
-Presented by 2Die4 Events.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 5:15 PM – 7:00 PM
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team Show · Winter Haven
-The Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team was started by former water-skiers from Cypress Gardens Theme Park who want to pass on their show skiing legacy to the next generation.
-Shows take place on Lake Silver in Winter Haven, on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
WABA Rocktober Invitational · Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Chain O’ Lakes Complex, Diamond Plex
-The World Amateur Baseball Association presents the Rocktober Invitational.
-WABA was developed to offer baseball opportunities to amateur athletes who aspire to develop skills and experience through participation in tournaments, camps, clinics, and showcases.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
Florida ISA Halloween Scream · Bartow Park/CR 555 Recreation Complex
-Florida Independent Softball Association (ISA) presents Halloween Scream, a youth softball qualifying tournament that expects to bring over 400 participants and spectators to Polk County.
-All competition venues include parking, seating, and concessions available to spectators.

Recurring Events
BeFly Yoga Tours – Wednesdays weekly
Main Street Bartow Farmers Market– Wednesdays weekly
Haines City Farmers Market– Wednesdays weekly
Dixieland Twilight Farmers Market – Wednesdays weekly
Grove House Weekly Events Lake Wales –Wednesdays and Saturdays weekly
Winter Haven Farmers Market– Thursdays weekly
Downtown Lakeland Farmers Curb Market – Saturdays weekly
1st Saturday Market in South Lakeland– First Saturday, monthly
Lake Wales Farmers Market– Second and fourth Saturday, monthly
Highland City Community Market– Third Saturday, monthly
2nd and 4th Saturday Market Winter Haven– Second and Fourth Saturday, monthly
Saturday Night Rodeo– Saturdays weekly (Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch)
Children’s ProgrammingMaker Space, Stories on Stage, and Art Studio –Monday through Friday, weekly (Explorations V Children’s Museum, Downtown Lakeland)

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