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April Lee Fields back at Brewster’s
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
Spoken word artist and author, April Lee Fields will be performing Friday, Oct. 20, at Brewster’s Coffee House. Fields has spent the last year traveling around the world and performing … Find out how to read more online.
Sebring Historical Society luncheon
Fri  Oct 20 2017 09:34AM
SEBRING — Vicki Pontius, who will be retiring in January after 35 years with Highlands County government, will be the guest speaker at the Sebring Historical Society luncheon meeting on … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
OCTOBER DINNER/DANCE at the Sebring Elks Lodge on Friday, Oct. 20. Buffet served 5 to 6 p.m. and the cost is $12. Menu: OctoberFest Special, bread and soup, beverage and … Find out how to read more online.
A premise of clichés
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
I’m pretty sure that opening your horror movie on Friday the 13 th is a cliché at this point. But I guess that’s OK when your horror movie is filled … Find out how to read more online.
ENTERTAINMENT
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts sfscarts.org October 21 Orquesta Caribeño Tropicale November 18 VoicePlay 30 The Phantoms... Unmasked! December 5 South Carolina Ballet: The Nutcracker 10 Petula Clark … Find out how to read more online.
Harry Potter celebration returning to Universal
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
ORLANDO — Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced the return of “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” on Jan. 26 to 28, 2018. This ultimate fan event can only be … Find out how to read more online.
Leaf peeping in Virginia wine country
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
LEESBURG, Va. — The rolling hills around this historic town and county seat northwest of Washington, D.C., has long been known as horse country. Jackie Kennedy famously rode with the … Find out how to read more online.
What’s new in fiction this week
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
It’s October and that means everything is pumpkin flavored and horror is on everyone’s mind this month. No pumpkin latte’s would be horrific, am I right? This week we focus … Find out how to read more online.
Plenty of songs and dancing animals
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING — Over the past week there was one single new movie release that everyone has been talking about and is everywhere you look. That same movie has been getting … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
OCTOBER DINNER/DANCE at the Sebring Elks Lodge on Friday, Oct. 13. Buffet served 5 to 6 p.m. and the cost is $12. Menu: Baked chicken, cod, mashed potatoes withgravy, veggies, … Find out how to read more online.
Lynyrd Skynyrd to perform in Lakeland
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
The Lakeland Center will host one of southern rocks most enduring musical militias, Jacksonville’s Lynyrd Skynyrd, on Saturday, Nov. 4. Skynyrd entered the national arena in 1973 with the release … Find out how to read more online.
What haunted houses tell us about ourselves and our past
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
NEW YORK — Haunted houses tell us a lot of stories. But those stories are not just about ghosts. Colin Dickey , the author of “Ghostland: An American History in … Find out how to read more online.
VoicePlay set to rock Wildstein Center
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
Soaring to fame on NBC’s “The Sing-Off” and two sold-out national tours of “The Sing-Off Live!,” the enormously entertaining five-piece a cappella group, VoicePlay, is set to rock South Florida … Find out how to read more online.
Lake Placid author publishes memoir
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
“Let There Be Light,” a new book by HPIP William C. E. Sayles, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. “Let There Be Light” chronicles the life of HPIP … Find out how to read more online.
Sunday Supper taking place in Tampa
Thu  Oct 19 2017 08:30AM
TAMPA — Chefs from the Bern’s family along with 25 local chefs will hold a Friends of James Beard benefit dinner on Sunday, Nov. 12. The evening will begin with … Find out how to read more online.
Fall Harvest Festival in Polk County
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
The newly remodeled Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center (CFVIC) will host a Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28. Start your trick or treating here. This free, family-friendly event will … Find out how to read more online.
Traveling with just one of your kids can forge bonds
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
Something wonderful happened when Lauren Asnis took her younger son, Danny, to Philadelphia for a weekend trip. Beyond visiting the Liberty Bell and devouring some tasty cheesesteaks, mother and son … Find out how to read more online.
“True Memoirs of an International Assassin”
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING — I’ve found that Kevin James is usually a hit or miss with most people. I generally find him entertaining, but not always. And when you bring him in … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts performances. southflorida.edu October 14 Florida Treasures 21 Orquesta Caribeño Tropicale November 18 VoicePlay 30 The Phantoms...Unmasked! December 5 South Carolina Ballet: The … Find out how to read more online.
Scout Days returns for Roar Before 24
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
Scout Days, which turns the “World Center of Racing’s” infield into a unique camping retreat, will return to Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 5 to 7 for the Roar Before … Find out how to read more online.


Photographer hosts Big Cypress Preserve fundraiser
Thu  Oct 12 2017 08:30AM
The iconic Florida wilderness photographer, Clyde Butcher, and his wife, Niki, are hosting the third annual fall festival, with 100 percent of the proceeds from the ranger-led swamp walks benefiting … Find out how to read more online.
Moonlight, Martinis and Meatballs moved to January
Thu  Oct 5 2017 08:30AM
Hurricane Irma was a very unwelcome guest to the state of Florida, especially Highlands County. Since so many people in the area need time to take care of their families … Find out how to read more online.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office “Ghost of Calvin”
Thu  Oct 5 2017 08:30AM
Back by popular demand, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office presents the annual Haunted Jail Tour benefiting The United Way of Central Florida. From 6 p.m. through 11 p.m. on Friday … Find out how to read more online.
Bok Tower Gardens gearing up for holidays
Thu  Oct 5 2017 08:30AM
LAKE WALES — Keeping with the time-honored tradition of presenting arts, culture, wellness and entertainment events against a backdrop of beauty and serenity, Bok Tower Gardens presents a variety of … Find out how to read more online.
A royal good time at the movies
Thu  Oct 5 2017 08:30AM
A sequel to the 2014 hit, “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” this movie picks up one year later with Eggsy (Taron Eggerton) settled into his role as a Kingsman and living … Find out how to read more online.
The Kollections taking over Circle Theatre
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
Turning the ordinary into true celebrations, The Kollections is a dance/rock/party band playing concerts around the Southwest Florida area. The five-year-old band plays an expansive range of musical styles, including … Find out how to read more online.
LEGOLAND hosting Brick or Treat
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
The Halloween party #BuiltForKids returns to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort on seven dates in October, featuring a uniquely LEGO® lineup of spooky, kooky, brick-tacular activities. With new entertainment joining the fun … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts performances. southflorida.edu SEBRING Highlands Little Theatre www.highlandslittle theatre.org January 6, 2018 Moonlight, Martinis and Meatballs Circle Theatre circlethreatreevents.com 863-382-1029 … Find out how to read more online.
What to do when a hurricane blows away your vacation plans
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
What do you do when a hurricane blows away your vacation plans? The Associated Press asked Pauline Frommer of Frommers.com and the Frommer travel guidebook series for advice. Where to … Find out how to read more online.
Netflix of the Week: ‘Little Evil’
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
Movies about a little kid who turns out to be the antichrist are numerous. Most of those movies take the serious approach and are supposed to be dark and scary. … Find out how to read more online.
Oktoberfest in Downtown Sebring
Thu  Oct 5 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING — Oktoberfest will be returning to Downtown Sebring for a third year, with some new attractions. The event kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. and will be an all-day … Find out how to read more online.
Seaworld’s Halloween Spooktacular underway
Thu  Oct 5 2017 07:58AM
Halloween Spooktacular has returned to SeaWorld Orlando, earlier than ever before for five more weekends of family fun. Guests of all ages can join everyone’s favorite furry friends from Sesame … Find out how to read more online.
Holiday event schedule shaping up
Thu  Oct 5 2017 07:58AM
The holiday season is quickly approaching and your friends in Visit Sebring are already busy planning events and activities to celebrate holiday happiness in authentic and charming old Florida. With … Find out how to read more online.
FSU holding world premiere of ‘Apache Warrior’
Thu  Oct 5 2017 08:30AM
Florida State University will present the world premiere of the Iraq War documentary “Apache Warrior” as the marquee film for its seventh annual Veterans Film Festival on Oct. 5. “Apache … Find out how to read more online.
Fun on the ‘Forgotten Coast’
Thu  Oct 5 2017 08:30AM
SGI Full Moon Climb tonight The St. George Lighthouse will host a full moon climb Oct. 5 from 7-8:30 pm. Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light … Find out how to read more online.
Henry playing at South Florida State College
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists. Her repertoire includes the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz titles, … Find out how to read more online.
Dig Deep at ROOTSTOCK
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
LAKE WALES — Just in time to replace plants or landscaping damaged by Hurricane Irma, ROOTSTOCK Plant & Garden Festival presented by Duke Energy returns to Bok Tower Gardens Saturday, … Find out how to read more online.
Art Crawl: Celebrating innovative artists
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
LAKELAND —Welcome to Art Crawl, Inc. A non-profit organization serving as a catalyst to celebrate the emergence of new and innovative artists in and around Central Florida. Founded in 2013, … Find out how to read more online.
What’s New in Fiction
Thu  Sep 28 2017 08:30AM
September is a month filled with new and highly anticipated video games, scary movie remakes and plenty of new fiction to read. From murder investigations and the legacy of Stieg … Find out how to read more online.
This one floats to the top of the must see list
Tue  Oct 3 2017 03:52PM
This week I went to see a scary movie, while outside, a hurricane was brewing. That’s right…don’t judge me. Stephen King’s “IT” was published in 1986 and spent 14 weeks … Find out how to read more online.


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