downtown lakeland: Holiday Happenings In Lakeland Florida - Entertainment and Shopping Galore - 11/25/12 11:04 PM
Holiday Happenings In Lakeland Florida - Entertainment and Shopping Galore
In the midst of the holiday season there is so much going on in the next few days and weeks that the whole family can enjoy in this beautiful City of Lakeland FL.  Just to name a few:
Holiday Walkabout - Celebrate the Season in beautiful historic Downtown Lakeland FL on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. Visit, dine and shop local stores as they will showcase their specials. Santa & Mrs. Claus, horse-drawn carriage rides, train rides, Christmas caroling, stroll through beautiful Munn Park and enjoy the holiday settings.  … (7 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland FL - Downtown Farmers Curb Market Season Starts September 1, 2012 - 08/27/12 12:45 PM
Lakeland FL - Downtown Farmers Curb Market Season Starts September 1, 2012
The Downtown Farmers Curb Market in Lakeland, Fl is relocating from 200 N. Kentucky Avenue in front of the Peterson Building to literally taking the market to the streets at Downtown Lakeland.  From North Kentucky Avenue to the rail road tracks on the southern end, up to Traders Alley.  The Farmers Curb Market will start its 8th season September 1, 2012.

It has become one of the premier thing-to-do on Saturdays.  It is open throughout the year from September through July every Saturday between 8 a.m. and 2 … (4 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland FL Downtown Farmers Curb Market - Pumpkin Carving Exhibition October 29, 2011 - 10/07/11 09:42 AM
Lakeland FL Downtown Farmers Curb Market - Pumpkin Carving Exhibition October 29, 2011 On Saturday October 29, the Downtown Farmers Curb Market is proud to sponsor this fun-filled Halloween favorite: "The Dr. Scissorhands Pumpkin Carving Exhibition".  Local doctors use their scissor skills performing surgeries creating fantastic jack-o-lanterns that patrons can bid on at the auction to help our local organization Alliance for Independence (afi). This organization is private non-profit group that provides adult day training program for adults with developmental disabilities.
The Downtown Farmers Curb Market in Lakeland, Fl is located on 200 N. Kentucky Avenue in front of the Peterson Building.  It … (4 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland FL Farmers Market Back In Full Swing - 09/04/11 10:24 AM
Lakeland FL Farmers Market Back In Full Swing
If you missed last weekend's Farmers Market in Downtown Lakeland, don't worry there are 49 weeks left give or take. I love going downtown early Saturday morning looking and purchasing an assortment of fresh home-grown organic fruits and vegetables. More than 50 vendors participating throughout the year, once a month, every week, and seasonally.
  
The Downtown Farmers Curb Market in Lakeland, Fl is located on 200 N. Kentucky Avenue in front of the Peterson Building.  It has become one of the premier thing-to-do.  It is open throughout the year from September through … (10 comments)

downtown lakeland: The General Store in Lakeland FL Shines on MyFOXTampaBay - 04/13/11 05:40 AM
The General Store in Lakeland FL Shines on MyFOXTampaBay
The General Store in Lakeland FL is my favorite store to visit when I'm downtown Lakeland visiting First Friday's and so many other venues held in the downtown area.  I was certainly surprised when the local news channel from FOX came to do an interview with Terisa Glover and CFO Sparky.
I met Terisa and Sparky in 2008 when I did one of my first local blog supporting local businesses in Lakeland FL and I just noticed that she has been interviewed by Charlie Belcher of My Fox Tampa Bay.  
Check out … (0 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland Florida Holiday Event – Holiday Walkabout 2010 - 10/25/10 06:51 AM
 
Lakeland Florida Holiday Event – Holiday Walkabout 2010

Imagine this!  Horse–drawn wagon rides, holiday music, kiddy train ride, pony rides,  pictures taken with Santa and Mr.s Claus, Grinch, holiday decoration throughout downtown Lakeland near Munn Park on November 30, 2010, and much more…

This is going to be a fun-filled event for the whole family to enjoy – Holiday Walkabout 2010 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

There will be three villages; all decked out in holiday decorations:
Santa’s Village  (located on the block of Pine Street) – photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus and holiday treats … (3 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland FL Downtown Farmers Curb Market - Halloween Favorite - Pumpkin Carving Exhibition October 30, 2010 - 10/22/10 02:29 AM

Lakeland FL Downtown Farmers Curb Market - Halloween Favorite - Pumpkin Carving Exhibition October 30, 2010 The Downtown Farmers Curb Market in Lakeland, Fl is located on 200 N. Kentucky Avenue in front of the Peterson Building.  It is open throughout the year (50 weeks) every Saturday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Wednesdays between 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  You will find so many products from organic fruits and vegetables that are grown locally to oils, soaps, flowers and a lot more from our local vendors. On Saturday October 30, the Downtown Farmers Curb Market is proud to sponsor this … (0 comments)

downtown lakeland: First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Holiday Happenings” – December 4th, 2009 - 12/03/09 10:06 PM
First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Holiday Happenings” – December 4th, 2009
C’mon down – Downtown Lakeland is all decked out with Holiday lights! Enjoy the sounds of holiday music that will be performed around downtown Lakeland; take your picture with Santa at the General Store and much, much more during Lakeland, Florida’s First Friday local event “Holiday Happenings”. Get some holiday shopping done, stores will be open late!
Did you miss Thursday’s annual Lakeland Christmas Parade? You don’t want to miss this special occasion with your family and friends. With all Lakeland First Friday events, Downtown Lakeland Partnership … (1 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland Florida Local Event – First Friday “Open Mic Night” – February 6, 2009 - 02/04/09 06:46 AM
Lakeland Florida Local Event - First Friday "Open Mic Night" - February 6, 2009
American Idol in Lakeland?  Well, I do know for fact that Lakeland has some great local amateur talents. As it is with every First Friday of the month, the Downtown Lakeland Partnership hosts this special free event at Munn Park. February's theme is "Open Mic Night"; local amateur musicians of all ages are encouraged to take part in this celebration on February 6th, 2009 to see, who will be voted the next "American Idol in Lakeland".
You, the public can purchase tickets for only 25¢ each Downtown … (0 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland Florida – Celebrate Seniors at “First Friday” - 12/30/08 08:03 AM
Lakeland Florida - Celebrate Seniors at "First Friday"
The Downtown Lakeland Partnership hosts every month on the First Friday a free event at Munn Park. January's theme is "Celebrate Seniors"; this celebration is on January 2nd, 2009 inviting seniors and their families for a fun evening filled with arts, classic car shows, music and entertainment along the streets surrounding the lovely "Munn Park".


Why "Celebrate Seniors"? To me, seniors today are yesterday's groundbreakers - who were the teachers who taught my children, the doctors who delivered my children, the carpenters who built my home, police, firefighters, lawyers, plumbers, entrepreneurs and … (3 comments)

downtown lakeland: Entertainment and Things to do without spending a Dime – Polk County Florida - 12/01/08 10:57 AM
Entertainment and Things to do without spending a Dime - Polk County Florida
The holiday season is a time for giving and receiving. It also can be as delightful and stressful at the same time. With today's economy, parents try to figure out how much to spend on gifts on their children and how to pay for these gifts when money is tight. There are lots of free activities and entertainment happening here in Lakeland and the surrounding cities in Polk County, Florida for you to enjoy.  So take a look at my list below and I'm sure there is something … (6 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland Florida – Lake Mirror Classic Car Show 2008 - 10/16/08 01:17 PM
Lakeland Florida - Lake Mirror Classic Car Show 2008
If you have been strolling through downtown Lakeland's First Friday where cars are on display, you will be in for a big surprise at the annual Mercedes-Benz Lake Mirror Classic.  Lakeland expects an estimated 35,000 people wandering around Lake Mirror for the three day event which is considered as one of the best shows in the Southeast. This three-day charity event raises money for Lakeland's non-profit group, such as the Junior Achievement of Polk County and the Boy Scouts of America. In it's 9th year, the event has raised more than $175,000.00
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downtown lakeland: Lakeland Florida – First Friday’s Theme is Art Walk - 09/30/08 08:08 AM
Lakeland Florida – First Friday’s Theme is Art Walk
The Downtown Lakeland Partnership prides itself of hosting and organizing First Friday.  This monthly celebration offers a different theme each month. This family celebration of the "Dog Days of Summer" and "Back to School" were great success.
 
 
This month First Friday theme in Lakeland is "Art Walk". I'm always impressed of what Lakeland has to offer with the art exhibits. I've visited  various exhibits, such as the memorable Butterfly Exhibit in Munn Park and the Swan exhibit throughout Lakeland, which was well received within this community and I'm anxious to … (4 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland Florida Farmers’ Market – Soap for the Soul - 09/18/08 05:13 AM
Lakeland Florida Farmers' Market - Soap for the Soul  
Yeah....the month of August has passed and I was happy to see local merchants back at the Farmer's Market this past Saturday morning downtown Lakeland. As I made my way around visiting various vendors and their products and produce, one merchant stood out for me - Jane Gavin's Soap for the Soul

I love handmade soap, especially because of its natural aroma, made with only 100% food grade oils, all vegetable and no animal fats or detergents. The soaps contain only pure essential oils and/or skin fragrance oil; custom blended … (3 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland Florida – First Friday “Back to School” - 09/02/08 01:25 PM
Lakeland Florida - First Friday "Back to School"
Did you miss last month First Friday "Dog Days of Summer"?  I had so much fun taking my grandkids to this fun-filled entertainment of music, shows, Lakeland's K-9 police demo, and of course all the beautiful dogs. We enjoyed dinner at Crispers - perfectly created summer salad, awesome sandwich and great tasting soup and their kids meals are always a favorite with my grandson. We've listened to live music while eating and then made our way across to Munn Park to see the classic car show, did a little bit of shopping and … (4 comments)

downtown lakeland: The General Store in Lakeland Florida – Where Nostalgia and Therapy is Alive - 08/18/08 12:19 PM
The General Store in Lakeland Florida - Where Nostalgia and Therapy is Alive!
 
 
If you have not discovered Downtown Lakeland’s newest old store that has everything from Band-Aids & Fix-A-Flat to Marlboros & Toiletries, Ice Cream, Chick-O-Sticks & Moonpies to Gift Baskets, Pet Toy’s & Ice Cold Grape Crush, even Nostalgic Toys (no batteries required) & Historical Lakeland gifts, why don’t you join me and discover it now as I share with you the nostalgic of Lakeland, Florida’s only “real” General Store. Terisa Glover and Terry Lauretta, long time friends, decided in 2007 that it was now or never … (2 comments)

downtown lakeland: Lakeland’s First Friday Event on August 1 2008 - 07/24/08 07:46 AM
Lakeland's First Friday Event on August 1, 2008
Summer... ah - the dog days of summer. Your four legged friends will enjoy what Downtown Lakeland has to offer. Absolutely fun, fun, fun ...from doggie treats to Look-Alike contest - I'm sure there are similarities between a dog owner and their pet, agility activities and canine portrait; all that plus more on Lakeland's First Friday downtown starting at 6:00 p.m. Bring your whole family downtown, you don't want to miss it.





















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