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 thing getting lit this season!  We’ve listed a few of our favorite family-friendly Fall Festivities for you!  Lake Placid Clovers 4H Pumpkin Patch Don’t leaf them waiting, on October 19th from an early 9am to 1pm! At Lake Placid’s Stuart Park, you can have a gourd-time…

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Weekend Roundup

It’s time to start planning another exciting weekend! Let us give you some ideas! It has been a very generous time around Highlands County lately with everyone coming together during the heart of hurricane season and getting so close to the holidays. We would like to remind anyone in need…

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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,…

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Weekend Roundup

For October 11 – 13 Another weekend, another round of awesome activities across the Heartland! This weekend seems…

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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:…

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October 2019

ARTzy FuN on Wednesdays!

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Children’s Museum of the Highlands, 219 N Ridgewood Dr
Sebring, FL 33870

ARTzy FuN is our discovery class allowing our kids to be Artists! Each week will be a different arts and craft project that kids can do in our Lab Room with a Museum helper. Plus you can take home their masterpiece! ARTzy FuN is included in your daily admission/membership. Class is limited to the first 24 children and one project per child. ARTzy FuN runs on Wednesdays from 2pm-3:30pm (or until supplies run out). Most projects take approx. 30 minutes…

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STEAM Team Thursday’s

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

The Children’s Museum of the Highlands, 219 N Ridgewood Dr
Sebring, FL 33870

STEAM Team presents unique challenges for kids to think outside the box, create and explore in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Each week is a different challenge. STEAM Team is every Thursday at 2pm.

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SFSC Dental Education Clinic Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SFSC Dental Clinic, 600 W College Dr. (Building T-1)
Avon Park, FL 33825

South Florida State College’s (SFSC) Dental Education program will hold oral cancer screenings on Thursday, Oct. 17, 3 – 6 p.m., in the Dental Clinic, Building T-1, SFSC Highlands Campus, Avon Park. The screening is by appointment only, open to the public, and free. The screening is a simple process that only takes about 15 minutes. After a brief medical history, patients will undergo a head and neck evaluation. When needed, the visual exam is followed by an examination in…

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