Leap Weekend Roundup!
For February 28-March 1, 2020. This weekend we will get to celebrate Leap Day! Does your family have any traditions or superstitions surrounding the day or the entire leap year? We’ve read that many cultures believe that leap year and especially leap day are somewhat cursed. In fact, in Italy, they refer to a Leap…Read More
New Year, More Fun!
For January 10-12, 2020. We hope everyone has had a wonderful start to the new year! Have you set a new year’s resolution? We resolve to have fun, at least on the weekends, all year long! Head down to the Genesis Center Friday night at 7pm to see Gene Watson! Watson is considered one of…Read More
Bare Wood Market
Bare Wood Market, located on North Ridgewood in downtown Sebring, is a one of a kind boutique specializing in hand painted furniture and trinkets of all kinds. They have handmade products from vendors all over Highlands County and Florida. Laura Young, the owner of Bare Wood Market, started refinishing furniture as a hobby while…Read More
All About the Christmas Spirit
For Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8, 2019. Happy December! We hope everyone had a wonderful time for Thanksgiving and was able to see the Avon Park Christmas Parade! Just three more weekends, including this one, until Christmas! All through the month of December there are a variety of events celebrating Christmas, putting everyone…Read More
Farmers Market, Beer Festival, Scoundrels, and More!
For November 15-17, 2019. Rumor has it,we will have a lovely high-in-the-mid-70’s type of weekend. That means it will be the perfect weather to get out and have some fun around the Heartland! Start your weekend right by supporting the Ridge Area Arc at The Sebring Derby! Break out the big hats and sport your…Read More
Music, Arts, and Family Fun!
For November 1-3, 2019 Can you believe it’s the first weekend of November already? After this weekend, there are only 7 more weekends until Christmas. This year has really seemed to fly by, but every weekend is a promise for even more fun around the 863. To kick off your weekend right, come down the…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Hidden Gems: Avon Park
Avon Park is known for its winding and festive Main Street, multiple fish-filled lakes and iconic downtown eateries and shops!! Some of these views will be experienced best during a short car ride and some will be better enjoyed on foot! Our first hidden gem view can be enjoyed either way! Main Street from the…Read More