Grateful Hearts

Mother-daughter duo Karen Lanier and Krystal Lanier Turner opened the doors of the Grateful Hearts in January of 2017 and have established themselves as the go-to DIY art studio and boutique here in Sebring. Their services range from DIY wood art classes to hand-picked gift shop items for sale, as well as clothing and more.…

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Weekend Roundup

Think you’re in for a boring weekend? Think again! Highlands County is a lot busier than people would have you believe!  There is so much fun to be had in Sebring and beyond!  Got little ones? Friday night would be the perfect night out with them! The Children’s Museum of the Highlands is hosting Late…

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Grown-Up Fun

by Hannah Heiring  Highland’s County is a “something for everyone” kind of place! In between multiple family-friendly fun-spots and exciting opportunities for our retirement community; we have a variety of exceptional activities for our younger members who also call this place home! Some are simple and free while others are worth it for a small fee! …

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Block Party

by Hannah Heiring Pure Grit Boot Company has made its way back to Avon Park Main Street; bringing its style, professionalism, and passion for our community along with it!  Pure Grit established itself in 2013, as your local go-to for all of your favorite fashion and accessories for our Florida lifestyle! They carry a variety…

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$30 Date Night?!

by Hannah Heiring Highlands County may be well-known for our Snowbirds, but we are also home to a lot of Lovebirds!  Lovebirds go by many names, partners, lovers, or spouses; but all of them share a word for “the one whom I love.” Because Highlands County is nearly always on lake time; we have the…

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Caladium Festival


by Hannah Heiring If you’re a fan of sunshine, homemade treasures, and beautiful caladiums; then you need to stop by Lake Placid’s Stuart Park for the 29th Annual Caladium Festival! On the weekend of July 26th through the 28th; Highlands County will be celebrating Summer in the Caladium Capital of the World! This Festival has…

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Caladium Festival–Save The Date

Caladium, Lake Placid FL

The 28th Annual Lake Placid Caladium Festival is set to bloom July 27-29 in Lake Placid, FL.  Caladiums are colorful plants grown in large fields in Lake Placid, the nation’s caladium capital, and have been compared to the tulip fields in Holland for their beauty.  The 40+ varieties of red, white, and pink and all combinations…

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The Weekend Rundown

Highlands Hammock State Park, Sebring, FL

Feeling Presidential?  If you are lucky enough to have a three day weekend due to the holiday there is no shortage of things to do. It looks like the weather is going to be amazing so group text your squad and make plans to get out in the Highlands and have some fun. We at…

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Weekend Rundown

Roaring Twenties Festival, Sebring, FL

Your time this weekend will be stretched thin as you finalize your Valentine’s Day plans and try to relax. There is no need to stress about what to do or whats happening this weekend in the Highlands; the Sebring Rundown has got you covered. Hear are some events that people will be attending and posting…

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Be Mine!

Forget me not! Sebring, FL

by James McCoy, Feb 8, 2018 Unique Local Valentine’s Gift Ideas!  There are only a few days left until you find yourself scrambling up and down the aisles of Walgreens or CVS looking for something that will save you from being banished to the doghouse for the next 365 days. That being said, if you…

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