Sunday, Nov. 12

LAKELAND CONCERT BAND: Preshow entertainment 1:45 pm., concert 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, RP Funding Center, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland, free, $8 parking, 813-716-2577, www.lakelandconcertband.com.

LAKELAND WATER SKI CLUB SHOW: 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 12, Lake Hollingsworth, 920 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, free, www.lakelandwaterskiclub.com.

LUBECK: 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 12, Grove Roots Brewing Co., 302 Third St. SW, Winter Haven, free, 863-291-0700, info@groveroots.com.

WORLDWIDE FREEZEMOB FLASHMOB: 2 p.m. Nov. 12, Lakeside Village, 1479 Town Center Drive, Lakeland, free. The sixth annual Worldwide Dance for Kindness taking place in more than 120 cities and 50 countries. Register to dance at www.danceforkindness.com/register-to-dance.

ORGAN RECITAL — SCOTT ZIEGLER: 3 p.m. Nov. 12, First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, $5 per person, 863-686-7187, www.fpclakeland.org, dangordon@fpclakeland.org.

ALON GOLDSTEIN, PIANO: 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 12, Keene Music Building, Tiedtke Concert Hall, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, $40-$65, www.bachfestivalflorida.org.

ROBERT PHILLIPS: 4 p.m. Nov. 12, Beacon Hill Fellowship, Sanctuary, 220 W. Beacon Road, Lakeland, free, an offering will be received, 863-226-9586. Classical guitar instructor at Harrison School for the Arts.

LAWN FEST 2017: 5 p.m. Nov. 12, First United Methodist Church, 72 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland, free, 863-687-9856, www.firstumc.org. Fall-themed concert on the front lawn with lawn games, barbecue picnic and live music. Bring blankets or chairs for seating.

LAUREN MITCHELL: 5 p.m. Nov. 12, Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, $7 in advance, $10 day of, 813-971-0666, skipperssmokehouse.com. With Joe Moss, for ages 21 and older with ID or parent.

RING OF HONOR WRESTLING: 6 p.m. Nov. 12, RP Funding Center, Sikes Hall, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland, $29-$78, $8 parking, 863-834-8111, 888-397-0100, www.rpfundingcenter.com, www.rohwrestling.com.

 

Monday, Nov. 13

SENIOR SOCIAL BALLROOM DANCE: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 18, Kelly Recreation Center, 404 Imperial Blvd., Lakeland, $2 per person, 863-834-3284, 863-683-6314, dancindague@yahoo.com. Couples and singles welcome.

CHORAL CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, $5 adults, $3 students, 863-667-5657, www.seu.edu/arts/events. Celebrating God's Creation.

SIMPLY THREE: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Jaeb Theater, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, $30, 813-229-STAR, www.strazcenter.org.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 14

TACO TUESDAYS: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Outback Oasis, 4000 Country Club Road S., Winter Haven, $20 in advance, $25 at the door, food trucks not included in ticket price, 863-508-5482, outbackoasis.com. Includes several taco trucks.

"THE PILGRIMS": 5:15 to 7:45 p.m. Nov. 14, The Plant City Photo Archives & History Center, 106 S. Evers St., Plant City, free admission, $5 parking, 814-754-1578, GVGott@gmail.com. Screening of the Ric Burns documentary.

LINE DANCE LESSONS: Beginner class 6 to 7 p.m., intermediate class 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Auburndale Senior Center, 109 W. Park St., Auburndale, $5, 386-847-4622.

THE AMERICANS: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 14, RP Funding Center, Youkey Theatre, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland, $15-$35, free parking, 863-834-8111, 888-397-0100, www.rpfundingcenter.com, 863-688-3743, www.imperialsymphony.org. Imperial Symphony Orchestra with guests from Florida Dance Theatre perform Aaron Copland's ballet, "Appalachian Spring."

 

Wednesday, Nov. 15

MOONLIGHT MARKET: 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15, Grove Roots Brewing Co., 302 Third St. SW, Winter Haven, free, 863-291-0700, info@groveroots.com. Includes performance by Adam Soulvetti.

RAW TV: 7, 9 p.m. Nov. 15, Southeastern University, Bolin Studio, 1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, $2, 863-667-5657, www.seu.edu/arts/events. Nationally broadcast talk show.

SON VOLT: 7 p.m. Nov. 15, The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, $25-$30, 407-246-1419, www.thesocial.org. For ages 18 and older.

WINDOW TO THE EAST: Preconcert presentation 7 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Florida Southern College, Branscomb Auditorium, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, $8 adults, $4 students, 863-680-4296, www.flsouthern.edu/visitors/festival-of-fine-arts.aspx. Features the FSC Symphony Orchestra, showcasing music inspired by — or written by — Asian composers.

"DINNER WITH FRIENDS": 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-16, Lake Mirror Theatre Complex, Lakeland Community Theatre, 121 S. Lake Ave., Lakeland, $10, 863-603-PLAY, boxofficelct@gmail.com, www.lakelandcommunitytheatre.com. An Edge Stage Read Series performance about the complications of friendship and marriage, for mature audiences only.

THIRD WEDNESDAY ACOUSTIC STAGE: 7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays, Lundyville Music Hall, 600 Lundy Road, Auburndale, free, food and drinks available for purchase, 863-984-1144.

GRIZZLY BEAR: 8 p.m. Nov. 15, House of Blues, 1490 E. Lake Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, $33-$72, www.livenation.com, 800-745-3000.

 

Thursday, Nov. 16

EXHIBIT RECEPTION: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Lake Wales Arts Center, Michael Crews Gallery, 1099 State Road 60 E., Lake Wales, free, 863-676-8426, www.lakewalesartscouncil.org/performances. Reception for "Home is Where the Art Is." Exhibit runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Dec. 21.

EXHIBIT RECEPTION & AWARDS CEREMONY: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Polk State College, Lakeland Art Gallery, 3425 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland, free, 863-297-1050, www.polk.edu/the-arts/box-office.

THURSDAY FOOD TRUCK-A-ROOS: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Outback Oasis, 4000 Country Club Road S., Winter Haven, $20 in advance, $25 at the door, food trucks not included in ticket price, 863-508-5482, outbackoasis.com.

WINE CHOCOLATE & CHEESE: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16, downtown Winter Haven, $20, anita@mainstreetwh.com. Reserve your tasting glass and a map of participating businesses. Each participating business will offer a pairing of wine and chocolate or wine and cheese. Includes live music.

ACOUSTIC DOSE: 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 16, Grove Roots Brewing Co., 302 Third St. SW, Winter Haven, free, 863-291-0700, info@groveroots.com.

THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Hillcrest Coffee, 119 Hillcrest St., Lakeland, free, 863-398-9155, hillcrestcoffee@gmail.com. Featuring local and regional musicians.

FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Harrison School for the Arts, Harrison Theatre, 750 Hollingsworth Road, Lakeland, $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, 863-499-2855, 863-499-2939, www.harrisonarts.com.

FOUR SEASONS DANCE: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Magnolia Building, 702 E. Orange St., Lakeland, $6, 863-738-8090 or 863-647-3021. Ballroom and social dancing, live music.

WAXAHATCHEE: 7 p.m. Nov. 16, The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, $15-$17, 407-246-1419, www.thesocial.org. With Ought, for ages 12 and older.

CONTEMPORARY BAND CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Southeastern University, Bush Chapel, 1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, $5 adults, $3 students, 863-667-5657, www.seu.edu/arts/events.

"A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM": 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 16-Dec. 3, Florida Southern College, Loca Lee Buckner Theatre, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, $18 adults, $9 students, 863-680-4296, www.flsouthern.edu/visitors/festival-of-fine-arts.aspx. Pseudolus struggles to win the hand of a beautiful courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for his freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, and a showgirl or two.

"THE 29TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE": 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-18, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and 19, Polk State College, Fine Arts Theatre, 999 Ave. H NE, Winter Haven, $10, free for PSC students, faculty and staff and for high school students, 863-297-1050, www.polk.edu/theatre.

EDDIE WRIGHT MUSIC: 8 p.m. Nov. 16, Frescos, 132 S. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland, free, 863-683-5267, www.frescoslakeland.com.

 

Friday, Nov. 17

LAKE SHIPP MEET: 8 a.m. Nov. 17 through 5 p.m. Nov. 18, Lake Shipp Park, 1649 Lake Shipp Drive, Winter Haven, free, www.mywitnerhaven.com. Antique boats and motors show.

KELLEY CUNNINGHAM: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 17, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 210 W. Lemon St., Lakeland, free, 863-682-0555, stjosephlakeland.org. Midday Meditations concert featuring flutist Kelley Cunningham.

JON CORNEAL: Noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Hillcrest Coffee, 119 Hillcrest St., Lakeland, free, 863-398-9155, hillcrestcoffee@gmail.com.

ADULT MOVIE: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Haines City Public Library, 111 N. Sixth St., Haines City, free, 863-421-3633. Screening of "Fences," rated R. Snacks and drinks permitted, but not provided.

SUNCOAST CREDIT UNION PLANT CITY PIG JAM: 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 18, Randy Larson Four-Plex/Plant City Stadium, 1401 Gordon Food Service Drive, Plant City, free, 813-754-3707, www.facebook.com/PigJam, Sophia@plantcity.org. Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned competition with live entertainment, children's activities, merchandise and barbecue.

FLORIDA SURF FILM FESTIVAL: 5 p.m. Nov. 17, The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando, $5-$20, 407-704-6261, info@artfulevents.com, abbeyorlando.com. Features "Bunker 77" from Takuji Masuda, "Fishpeople" from Keith Malloy and "Nervous Laughter" from Dan Norkunas.

DULCIMERS IN THE PARK: 5:15 p.m. third Fridays, Central Park, downtown Winter Haven, free, 863-297-9387. Hammered and mountain dulcimers.

BALLROOM DANCING CLASS: 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Medulla Resource Center, 1049 Parker Road, Lakeland, free, 863-647-4035. No partners needed.

FRIDAY FEST: 6 to 9 p.m. third Fridays, East Main Street and Central Avenue, Bartow, free, 863-519-0508. Featuring live music, activities for the children, a variety of food from vendors on the street as well as the downtown restaurants, and an open car cruise-in. Includes the Holiday Lights street lighting ceremony.

VOCTAVE: 7 p.m. Nov. 17, First United Methodist Church, 72 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland, $10 at the door, 863-687-9856, www.firstumc.org. A cappella group, the premier vocal recording group for Disney.

MACKAY HOUSE CENTENNIAL: 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 17, Mackay Gardens and Lakeside preserve, 945 Mackay Blvd., Lake Alfred, $25 per person, reservations required, 863-291-5272, aquinones@mylakealfred.com. Bagpipe music, antique cars, jazz and ragtime music by Jason Baker and the Swan City Swingtets, silent movies, buffet with Scottish influences, wine and beer cash bar, history tours and a silent auction. You are welcome to come in 1920s Scottish attire. Several members of the Mackay family from Scotland will be on hand. Proceeds assist the continued effort to restore the home and grounds.

THE RED HOT ROOSTERS: 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 17, Grove Roots Brewing Co., 302 Third St. SW, Winter Haven, free, 863-291-0700, info@groveroots.com.

"LAW AND DISORDER": 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 3-19, Lake Wales Little Theatre, 411 N. Third St., Lake Wales, $12 adults, $8 children 18 and younger, 863-676-1266, lakewaleslittletheatre@lwlt.org, www.lwlt.org. Eager to earn brownie points at her law firm, Kate, an ambitious lawyer, agrees to escort her boss’s nephew, Scott, around town and show him the sights. Kate meets Scott at a fancy French restaurant and discovers, to her horror, that not only is Scott a barefooted, tobacco-spitting, unemployed hillbilly from Arkansas, but he has fallen in love with her at first sight.

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, RP Funding Center, Youkey Theatre, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland, $37-$47, $8 parking, 863-834-8111, 888-397-0100, www.rpfundingcenter.com. Center Stage Buffet available for $17.95 per person.

COLTER WALL: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Jaeb Theater, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, $25, 813-229-STAR, www.strazcenter.org.

ELI MOSLEY: 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Tanner's Lakeside, 1006 S. Lake Howard Drive, Winter Haven, free, 863-662-5948.

KAT & THE DAWGS: 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Frescos, 132 S. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland, free, 863-683-5267, www.frescoslakeland.com.

THE MANIACS: 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Moonlight Players' Warehouse Theatre, 725 W. Minneola Ave., Clermont, $5, 352-319-1116, www.moonlightplayers.com. Improv comedy scenes in game format with all scene suggestions coming from the audience.

 

Saturday, Nov. 18

G'S VINTAGE MARKET GRAND OPENING: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 18, G's Vintage Market, 113 E. Park Ave., Lake Wales, free, 863-589-5054. Featuring a meet and greet with Butch Patrick who played Eddie Munster on "The Munsters," who will have hot rods from the TV show. There will also be door prizes.

BALD FOR BUCK$: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 18, VFW Post 8002, 9398 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, free, make donations at give.roswellpark.org/site/TR/BaldforBucks/General?pg=team&fr_id=1270&team_id=3235, baldforbucks.org. Team Lakeland will have their hair shaved or cut. There will also be food, music, basket raffles, 50/50 raffle, pony rides, bounce house and more.

STRAWBERRY CLASSIC CRUISE-IN: 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Union Station Depot, 102 N. Palmer St., Plant City, free, 813-754-3707, info@plantcity.org, www.facebook.com/PlantCityCarShow. Featuring Mustangs and Thunderbirds.

CYPRESS GARDENS WATER SKI TEAM SHOW: 5 p.m. Nov. 18, Lake Silver, 100 Lake Silver Drive, Winter Haven, free, concessions available for purchase, 863-412-7578, www.cypressgardenswaterskiteam.com. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Rain or shine, but not lightning.

THE PLYMOUTH ROCKSHOW: Doors open 3 p.m., show starts 3:30 p.m., Nov. 18, Masons Live, 5501 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, $10, 863-333-0096, www.masonslive.com, masonslive@gmail.com. Performers include Passion in Proxy, Dark Summer, Mr. Handsome, Murder the Crow, Comin' Home and Vladimir Van Nilsson. Drive up in a classic Plymouth and get a door prize, limit to first 20 cars.

GAME NIGHT: 6 p.m. Nov. 18, Temple Beth Shalom, 1029 Bradbury Road, Winter Haven, free, 863-292-0722. Includes pizza, side dishes welcome.

BOOTS & LACE BASH: Social hour 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Rainbow Resort, 700 County Road 630A, Frostproof, $50 per person at the Frostproof Chamber of Commerce, 11 E. Wall St., Frostproof, cash bar available, 863-635-9112, info@FrostproofChamberofCommerce.com, www.frostproofchamberofcommerce.com. Includes a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and a performance by The Nathan Baldwin Band.

JUSTIN GRIMES: 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 18, Grove Roots Brewing Co., 302 Third St. SW, Winter Haven, free, 863-291-0700, info@groveroots.com.

VOICEPLAY: 7 p.m. Nov. 18, South Florida State College, Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive, Avon Park, $22-$30, 863-784-7178, www.sfscarts.org. Voice Play is an a cappella vocal group and stars of the NBC hit show "The Sing Off."

MAIRE NI CHATHASAIGH AND CHRIS NEWMAN: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Winter Haven address given upon reservation, $15 suggested donation, Sally Anderson at 863-293-1510. Lakeside Music Room concert featuring the Irish harpist and Irish guitarist performing a blend of traditional Irish music, jazz, bluegrass and baroque.

"OLD RINGERS": 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 4-19, Haines City Community Theatre, 303 Ledwith Ave., Haines City, $15, 863-421-1893, www.hainescitytheater.com. When their Social Security is cut, Diane and her friends have to find a way to supplement their dwindling incomes. Their solution? Start up a phone sex line, of course.

BENJI BROWN: 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Jaeb Theater, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, $25-$40, 813-229-STAR, www.strazcenter.org.

STRAIGHT NO CHASER: 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Carol Morsani Hall, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, $44.50, 813-229-STAR, www.strazcenter.org.

JOHN CAMPBELL WITH CRISTI MASSEY: 9 p.m. Nov. 18, Frescos, 132 S. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland, free, 863-683-5267, www.frescoslakeland.com.

 

Sunday, Nov. 19

CLERMONT COMIC CON: 10 a.m. Nov. 19, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3700 U.S. 27 S., Clermont, $12 adults, children 12 and younger are free, 352-394-4800, www.clermontperformingarts.com, info@clermontperformingarts.com, clermontcomiccon.com. Featuring comic books, artwork, gaming, toys, cosplay and more. Guests include Gothic Sushi, Daisy Chain, Larry "Spike" Jarrell, Sajad Shah and Steve Horton.

SG WOODS: 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 19, Grove Roots Brewing Co., 302 Third St. SW, Winter Haven, free, 863-291-0700, info@groveroots.com.

"NO MAN'S LAND": 2 p.m. Nov. 19, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Carol Morsani Hall, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, $21.75, 813-229-STAR, www.strazcenter.org. One summer’s evening, two aging writers Hirst and Spooner (Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart), meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby. Their lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game — further complicated by the return home of two suspicious younger men. Filmed live.

FELLOWSHIP OF BALLROOM DANCERS: 3 to 5:30 p.m., third Sundays, First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, $8 general admission; $5 students and church members, 863-683-6314, dancindague@yahoo.com. Singles and couples welcome. Refreshments are provided.

OPEN MIC NIGHT: 6 p.m. third Sundays, Just Dance Studio, 124 S. Kentucky Ave., free, donations requested, www.platformart.org.

MARC ANTHONY: 7 p.m. Nov. 19, Amway Center, 400 W. Church St., Orlando, $61-$450, Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, 407-440-7900.

THE MINIMALISTS: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Ferguson Hall, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, $25, 813-229-STAR, www.strazcenter.org. An in-depth talk about minimalism and record a live version of "Ask The Minimalists" for their popular podcast.

THE WORLD'S GREATEST PINK FLOYD SHOW: 8 p.m. Nov. 19, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Walt Disney Theater, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, $39.50-$169.50, 844-513-2014, www.drphillipscenter.org. Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show.