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May the Fourth be with you at these local events

Here’s where to celebrate your love of “Star Wars” this week.

A group in Star Wars costumes posing with R2-D2

Calling all Jedi Knights, Sith Lords, and rebel pilots.

You don’t have to visit a galaxy far, far away to celebrate your love of “Star Wars” this week. Check out these local events:

  • John Williams “Movie Theme Spectacular!” | Tuesday, May 2 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4450 Harden Blvd., Lakeland | Free | Hear iconic movie themes played by the Florida Philharmonia Orchestra.
  • Star Wars: Trivia Wednesday | Wednesday, May 3 | 6:30 p.m. | Swan Brewing, 115 W. Pine St., Lakeland | Free | See if the Force is with you as you answer questions about the “Star Wars” movies and live-action series.
  • Empire StarScape May the 4th | Thursday, May 4 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist, 3670 Harden Blvd., Lakeland | $44 | The Death Star never looked so good — paint it step by step in this guided class.
  • Craft Beer Crawl 2023 | Thursday, May 4 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Downtown Winter Haven | $5-$25 | Costumes are encouraged a this tasting of beers and small bites from downtown businesses.