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Comedian Bill Engvall and Grammy Award Winner Lee Ann Womack Headline 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series at South Florida State College

South Florida State College (SFSC) announces its 36th season of performances including national Broadway tours, family entertainment, dance, country, pop and classical music, and comedy.  “Patrons tell us that they love the variety of the performances, reasonably priced tickets, free parking, and beautiful theater,” said Cindy Garren, director of cultural programs at SFSC.  Subscription packages…

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Weekend Roundup

For October 11 – 13 Another weekend, another round of awesome activities across the Heartland! This weekend seems to be shaping up into one surrounded by family fun! Friday night, start your weekend right with Cinema on the Circle in Downtown Sebring. Show up early to pick the best viewing spots, grab some dinner and…

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Fall Festivals

Highlands County has pumpkin spice and everything nice to celebrate with this season! From Avon Park’s Ballerina Scarecrow dancing at Center Stage on Main Street, to a home-grown pumpkin patch in Lake Placid; and every decoration in between; we celebrate the coming of cooler weather and family! But, fall scented candles won’t be the only…

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The SFSC Museum of Florida Art and Culture Presents The Stories Within

The South Florida State College (SFSC) Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC) will present The Stories Within: Alvaro Labanino & Miguel Saludes.This exhibition runs Wednesday, Oct. 2 – Wednesday, Nov. 20 at MOFAC’s gallery located in the east wing of the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts on the SFSC Highlands Campus…

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Opening of Pete’s Panther Pantry

South Florida State College (SFSC) recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of its new Pete’s Panther Pantry on the College’s Highlands Campus in Avon Park. In attendance were students, College administrators, and employees. Tami Cullens, chair of the SFSC District Board of Trustees, cut the ribbon to officially open the Pantry. Pete’s Panther…

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Weekend Roundup

Happy first weekend of October, everyone! We hope it has been a wonderful start to Spooky Season for you all! The only thing that could make it better is a weekend packed with fun things to do all over the place! Returning each weekend in October is Terror Trail at the Humane Society of Highlands…

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Weekend Roundup

Happy Fall, y’all! We hope you all have had a fantastic week and we also want to ensure you have a fun-filled weekend! We’re all pretty eager for a little feel of autumn, so while we’re waiting on the weather, come on down to The Palms of Sebring Apple Fall Festival. Starting on Thursday and…

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SFSC Graduates 12 Fire Science Students

South Florida State College (SFSC) graduated 12 students from its Firefighter Minimum Standards program during the Tuesday, Sept. 16 ceremony at the Highlands Campus in Avon Park. Receiving their certificates were Jeremiah Acosta, Keith Choate, Rachel Daley, Christopher Dunfield, Victor Gonzalez, David Holden, Frans Jansen, Timothy Langston, Dominic Matute, Isaac Mucklow, Joshua Sims, and John…

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Fall Fun

Highlands County is welcoming our Florida Fall, also known as “H-Autumn”, in a variety of FREE, FUN, and family-friendly ways! From classic Trick-or-treating, all-are-welcome’ Fall festivals to more taste-based community gatherings; we celebrate it ALL! We’ve found our community’s most beloved annual traditions along with a few festivities  that might be new for you!  On…

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International Talk Like A Pirate Day Celebration

Ahoy me mateys! International Talk Like A Pirate Day be Thursday, September 19. All pirates and land lubbers alike are hereby invited to South Florida State College Library to partake in festivities.  International Talk Like A Pirate Day be a joyous celebration that began with John Baur and Mark Summers who discovered talking like pirates…

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