November PlanAhead: Your Lakeland events calendar

Happy November, Lakeland. 🍂  If you’re anything like us, you’re ecstatic about pumpkin pie, giving thanks, and hopefully sweater weather — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in Swan City.

All month long

  • Downtown Farmers Curb Market | Every Sat. | 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Downtown Lakeland | Free | Support local business and shop from over 100 vendors including East of These, Florida Fresh Live Herbs, + La Caribbean Taste. 👩‍🌾
  • Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit | Select dates in Nov. through Jan. 9 | 10 a.m.-9 p.m. | Orange County Convention Center’s West Concourse, 9800 International Dr. | $55+ | Experience Van Gogh like you never have before in this immersive experience. 🌻

Monday-Sunday, Oct.25-31

Monday, Oct 25

  • Trivia Night | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to Trivia night + enjoy happy hour prices all day.
  • Three Day Watercolor Painting Workshop | Mon., Oct. 25 | Times Vary | First Presbyterian Church 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. | $340 | Learn about color, technique, and design from Tony Couch — class is open to all skill levels.
  • After School Art | Mon., Oct. 25 | 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. | Polk Museum of Art | $5 | Parents and their children can learn and practice art concepts. 🎨
  • Kitchen Fundamentals: Knife Skills | Mon., Oct. 25 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Learn how to use a knife like a professional chef and cook a complete meal including salad, jumbo shrimp, and strawberry parfait. 🔪
  • Karaoke | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7 p.m. | Yard on Mass | Free | Come sing or enjoy the show over food + craft cocktails and tap beers. 🎤

Tuesday, Oct 26

  • A Walk in the Park | Tues., Oct. 26  | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Peterson Park, 3700 Cleveland Heights Blvd. | Free | Come out for a mile-long walk through the park followed by a health fair for our senior community — refreshments and giveaways after the walk.
  • Florida Philharmonia Orchestra | Tues., Oct. 26 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | St. Paul’s Lutheran Sanctuary | Free | The Florida Philharmonia invites you to an evening of light classical pieces on the opening night of its 2021-2022 season. 🎻
  • Trivia Night | Tues., Oct. 26 | 6:30 p.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | Free | Bring a team of friends and practice your trivia skills + enjoy Keel Farms beer, wine, or cider. 🍷
  • Live Trivia | Tues., Oct. 26 | 6:30 p.m. | The Brass Tap | Free | Show off your trivia knowledge to try and win the $70 prize + enjoy any of the beers on tap.
  • Three Day Watercolor Painting Workshop | Tues., Oct. 26 | Times Vary | First Presbyterian Church 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. | $340 | Learn about color, technique, and design from Tony Couch — class is open to all skill levels. 
  • Creepy Crawly Fall Festival | Tues., Oct. 26 | 6-8 p.m. | Camp Fire Sunshine, 2600 Buckingham Ave | $5+ | Bring your family for a night of crafts, games + costume contest — pre-register for your child to take home a goodie bag. 🍬
  • Kitchen Fundamentals: Party Planning 101 | Tues., Oct. 26 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Learn how to manage cooking for a party and prepare an arugula and apple salad, soup, spinach cannelloni + molten lava cake. 

Wednesday, Oct. 27

  • Plant for Pollinators! | Wed., Oct. 27 | 1-2 p.m. | Bok Tower Gardens | $16 | An in-person class with tips on planting your garden to support pollinators — class is included with general admission. 
  • Three Day Watercolor Painting Workshop | Wed., Oct. 27 | Times Vary | First Presbyterian Church 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. | $340 | Learn about color, technique, and design from Tony Couch — class is open to all skill levels.
  • Co-ed Volleyball | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6-7 p.m. | Presbyterian Church in the Highlands | Free | Put together a volleyball team or join a new one for a friendly game of volleyball — occurs every Wednesday night. 
  • Lakeside Village Halloween Bash | Wed., Oct. 27 | 5-7 p.m. | Lakeside Village | Free | A night of spooktacular fun including trick-or-treating, activities, live performers + food. 🎃
  • Live Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Come and enjoy food + trivia with teams of up to 6 people.
  • A Caffeinated Brunch | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55+ | Coffee lovers will enjoy this class where they can learn how to cook with their favorite drink and prepare chicken and waffles, NY strip + pumpkin spice oat milk shaken espresso latte.

Thursday, Oct. 28

  • Singer-Songwriter Night | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Hillcrest Coffee | Prices vary | Come see musical artists Brenna Stross and Paul Ulle — donation-based entry, coffee, tea, + baked goods available. 
  • Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 1 p.m. | The Club at Eaglebrooke | $100+ | Support the Explorations V Children’s Museum with a round of golf. ⛳
  • Mr. Central Florida 2021 | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5:30-9 p.m. | CMX Cinemas Lakeside 1650 Town Center Dr. | $25+ | Support your favorite Mr. Central Florida contestant with entertainment, food + drinks — proceeds support the Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center. 
  • CCA Polk BBQ | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6-10 p.m. | SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus | $50+ | Enjoy an open bar, bbq dinner, oysters, raffles + auctions — proceeds support Florida’s marine resources. 
  • Jukebox Bingo | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Traditional BINGO but the spaces are songs — enjoy drinks + food trucks.
  • Fall Vegetable Wonderland | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Explore fall vegetables and learn to cook a cauliflower steak with asparagus fries + pumpkin spice bar for dessert. 

Friday, Oct. 29

  • Plant City Food Truck Rally | Fri., Oct. 29 | 5-9 p.m. | McCall Park, Downtown Plant City | Free | Shop local businesses and vendors while tasting food from local food trucks all in the heart of Plant City.  
  • 1-on-1 Painting Workshop | Fri., Oct. 29 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephen Koury’s Home Studio 1029 Rustic Estates Drive | $300 | This weekend long workshop is designed for painters of any medium and any skill level to hone in on their craft. 🎨
  • Painting with a Twist | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $41+ | Come with friends and learn to paint a fall scene while you drink — alcohol not included.   
  • Wine and Dine: Italy | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $60+ | Sip your favorite wine while you learn to make pizza rustica, shortribs, and tiramisu. 🍷
  • Festive Flix | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7-9 p.m. | Frances Langford Promenade | Free | Bring a blanket and a lawn chair and watch Hocus Pocus outside — snacks available for purchase. 
  • Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7:30-11 p.m. | 2837 South Frontage Rd. | $25 | Choose between a haunted trail, escape game, or laser tag for spooky fun — tickets must be purchased in advance. 👻
  • Costumes & Candy | Fri., Oct. 29 | 6-8 p.m. | First Presbyterian Church | Free | Costumes are encouraged for this family-friendly event on First Presbyterian Church’s lawn, featuring decorated cars and trick-or-treating. 
  • Polk County Sheriff’s 2021 Haunted Jail Tour | Fri., Oct. 29 | 6-10:30 p.m. | 455 N. Broadway Ave. | $5+ | The annual haunted jail tour is back for 2 nights only, and proceeds benefit United Way of Central Florida. 
  • Catapult Pop-Up: Chocolate Covered | Fri., Oct. 29 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Catapult Lakeland, 502 E. Main St. | Free | This Friday, Chocolate Covered will be hosting this event, serving a variety of charcuterie and chocolate-covered fruits and thick-cut bacon.

Saturday, Oct. 30

  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s | Sat., Oct. 30 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | Free | Register and accept donations or walk to raise awareness all in the effort to end Alzheimer’s.
  • Halloween Bash at Swan Brewing | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Kick off your Halloween weekend and see Smokepoint live + drink tap beer. 🎃   
  • Halloween Costume Party | Sat., Oct. 30 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | The Northside Venue, 5147 US Hwy. 98 N. | $30 | Come out and party in your best costume — 21+ only.
  • Buena Block Party | Sat., Oct. 30 | 5-10 p.m. | Downtown Lakeland, 117 N. Kentucky Ave, 33801 | Free | Celebrate Halloween and Día de los Muertos with the biggest Buena Block Party yet with a night market, food + drinks — costumes encouraged. 💀
  • 1-on-1 Painting Workshop | Sat., Oct. 30 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephen Koury’s Home Studio 1029 Rustic Estates Drive | $300 | This weekend long workshop is designed for painters of any medium and any skill level to hone in on their craft. 🎨
  • Southeastern University Women’s Basketball vs Barry University | Sat., Oct. 30 | 5-7 p.m. | The Furnace 1000 Longfellow Blvd | $5+ | See Southeastern’s Women’s Basketball team take on their rival Barry University. 🏀
  • Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7:30-11 p.m. | 2837 South Frontage Rd. | $25 | Choose between a haunted trail, escape game, or laser tag for spooky fun — tickets must be purchased in advance. 👻
  • Polk County Sheriff’s 2021 Haunted Jail Tour | Sat., Oct. 30 | 6-10:30 p.m. | 455 N. Broadway Ave. | $5+ | The annual haunted jail tour is back for 2 nights only, and proceeds benefit United Way of Central Florida. 
  • Trunk-Or-Treat | Sat., Oct. 30 | 5-7 p.m. | Tribute Realty, 5151 S. Lakeland Dr.| Free | Come out to this event and enjoy bounce houses, a raffle, a costume contest + lots of candy.

Sunday, Oct. 31

  • Just Cares Fall Festival | Sun., Oct. 31 | 6-9 p.m. | 124 S. Kentucky Ave. | Free | Come out for a night of fun with the whole family including games, music, dancing + candy. 
  • Fall Festival | Sun., Oct. 31 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Believers’ Fellowship Church 5240 N. Socrum Loop Rd. | Free | Celebrate Fall with hayrides, carnival games, crafts + food — bring a nonperishable food item donation. 🍁
  • Trunk or Treat | Sun., Oct. 31 | 5 p.m. | Liberty Southern Baptist Church, 2505 W. Granfield Ave. | Free | Dress up in your halloween costume + enjoy free food, candy, and games. 🎃
  • Scooby Doo’s and Brews | Sun., Oct. 31 | 11 a.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | Free | You and your dog can enjoy a costume contest and drink specials — proceeds support the Florida Giant Dog Rescue and Mastiff Rescue of Florida. 🐕
  • 1-on-1 Painting Workshop | Sun., Oct. 31 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephen Koury’s Home Studio 1029 Rustic Estates Drive | $300 | This weekend long workshop is designed for painters of any medium and any skill level to hone in on their craft. 
  • Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail | Sun., Oct. 31 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | 2837 South Frontage Rd. | $25 | Choose between a haunted trail, escape game, or laser tag for spooky fun — tickets must be purchased in advance. 👻

Monday-Sunday, November 1-7

Monday, Nov. 1

  • Thanksgiving Day Sides | Mon., Nov. 1 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Learn how to make Thanksgiving favorites like charred brussels sprouts, butternut squash casserole, and molasses-brined turkey breast. 🦃
  • 2021 YFC Players Cup | Mon., Nov. 1 | 7:30 a.m. | Grasslands Golf & Country Club, 1600 Grasslands Blvd. | $125 | Compete in this golf tournament that supports Youth for Christ of Polk County — lunch and a gift bag are included. 🏌️‍♂️
  • After School Art | Mon., Nov. 1 | 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. | Polk Museum of Art | $5 | Parents and their children can learn and practice art concepts. 🎨
  • Open Mic Night | Mon., Nov. 1 | 6-9 p.m. | Gram Parsons’ Derry Down | Free | Musicians of any age can sign up and perform up to 3 songs for a live audience. 🎤
  • Trivia Night | Mon., Nov. 1 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to Trivia night + enjoy happy hour prices all day. 💭

Tuesday, Nov. 2

  • Fall Soups | Tues., Nov. 2 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Learn how to make cozy fall soups including shoyu ramen, Cuban black bean, corn and crab chowder + curried carrot soup. 🍲
  • Florida Southern College Women’s Soccer vs St. Leo | Tues., Nov. 2 | 7-9 p.m. | Florida Southern College | $5+ | Watch Florida Southern’s Women’s Soccer program take on St. Leo University. ⚽
  • Southeastern University Men’s Basketball vs Bacone College | Tues., Nov. 2 | 7:30 p.m. | Southeastern University | $5+ | Watch Southeastern’s Men’s Basketball team compete against Bacone college. 🏀
  • Molly’s Musician’s Showcase | Tues., Nov. 2 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub, 111 S. Kentucky Ave. | Free | Enjoy a night of live music and drinks — all musicians are welcome to give a live performance. 
  • Proper Wednesday | Tues., Nov. 2 | 8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Stream this live performance by Proper Wednesday from the comfort of your home.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

  • Right Plant, Right Place with Florida Native Plants | Wed., Nov. 3 | 1 p.m. | Bok Tower Gardens | $16 | Learn how to use the right plant, right place principle when landscaping with Florida native plants — class included with general admission. 
  • Kids Cooking Class | Wed., Nov. 3 | 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | What’s Cooking Lakeland $50+| Save the shopping, cooking + cleaning with this kid’s cooking class (ages 5-13) that results in a take-home dinner for four. 🍴
  • Live Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., Nov. 3 | 6-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Come and enjoy food + general knowledge trivia with teams of up to 6 people.
  • Ritmo Yoga | Wed., Nov. 3 | 6-7 p.m. | Ultimate Dance Center, 2980 Lakeland Highlands Rd. | $5+ | Kids or adults can enjoy this yoga class with adaptations for all skill levels. 🧘‍♂️
  • Winter Haven Happy Hour Tour | Wed., Nov. 3 | 4:30-7 p.m. | 220 Ave. A. NW | $69+ | Tour downtown Winter Haven to visit family-owned restaurants and bars that host Happy Hour on weekdays — must be 21 or older to participate. 🍸

Thursday, Nov. 4

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. | Harrison School for the Arts, 750 Hollingsworth Rd. | $16+ | Come see an unforgettable performance featuring the Choral Honor Choir, the Harrison Orchestra + scenery and costumes by students. 🎭
  • Singer-Songwriter Night | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Hillcrest Coffee | Prices vary | Come see musical artist Grant Peeples and the Peeples Republik — admission is by donation and coffee, tea + baked goods will be available for purchase.
  • Jukebox Bingo | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 7-9 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Traditional BINGO but the spaces are songs — enjoy drinks + food trucks. 
  • After Hours at the Museum | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 4-8 p.m. | Polk Museum of Art | Free | See the art after hours + join the curator tour beginning at 6 p.m. 🎨
  • S’mores-n-Pours | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 6 p.m. | Camp Fire Sunshine, 2600 Buckingham Ave. | Free | Adults can enjoy free local brews, wine, and s’mores while listening to music and playing games. 🍫
  • Elevated Grits | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Learn how to make various versions of the southern staple grits including yellow grits, stone ground white grits + crispy cornmeal mush cakes. 

Friday, Nov. 5

  • First Friday: Buffalo Soldiers of Florida | Fri., Nov. 5 | 6-9 p.m. | Downtown Lakeland | Free | Experience live music, vendors, family fun + a parade at 7 p.m. featuring the Buffalo Soldier Motorcycle Clubs of Florida. 
  • Aretha Franklin by Valerie Tyson | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Polk Theatre | $25+ | See “South Florida’s Very Own Queen Of Soul” Valerie Tyson pay tribute to Aretha Franklin with songs including “Respect” and “I Say a Little Prayer.”  
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7 p.m. | Harrison School for the Arts, 750 Hollingsworth Rd. | $16+ | Come see an unforgettable performance featuring the Choral Honor Choir, the Harrison Orchestra + scenery and costumes by students. 🎭
  • The Fox on the Fairway | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $17+ | A comedy about love, life, and man’s love affair with golf. 🎭
  • Extra Hour of Happy Hour | Fri., Nov. 5 | 3-6 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Grab a drink with your friends at Cob & Pen’s extended happy hour. 
  • Florida Southern Women’s Volleyball vs Palm Beach Atlantic University | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Florida Southern College | $5+ | Watch Florida Southern’s women’s volleyball team take on Palm Beach Atlantic University. 🏐
  • Southeastern University Men’s Basketball vs Johnson University | Fri., Nov. 5 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Southeastern University | $5+ | Watch Southeastern’s Men’s Basketball team compete against Johnson University. 🏀
  • Harvest Holler Corn Maze | Fri., Nov. 5 | 4-8 p.m. | Harvest Holler Corn Maze, 950 Tavares Rd. | $12+ | Run through the corn maze, see farm animals, and enjoy seasonal activities + food. 🌽

Saturday, Nov. 6

  • Lip Sync Battle for the Love of Kids Show | Sat., Nov. 6 | 7-9 p.m. | Youkey Theatre, 701 W. Lime St. | $25 | Watch teams from the community compete in this epic lip sync battle and vote for a winner. 
  • Cypress Lakes Craft Fair | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | 10000 U.S. 98 N. | Free | Shop handcrafted items from over 50 vendors, snack on baked goods or food available.
  • Garden FUN Fest! | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, 1702 S. Holland Pkwy. | $25 | Tour a garden, participate in make-and-take workshops + take home a free plant. 🌿
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Sat., Nov. 6 | 7 p.m. | Harrison School for the Arts, 750 Hollingsworth Rd. | $16+ | Come see an unforgettable performance featuring the Choral Honor Choir, the Harrison Orchestra + scenery and costumes by students. 
  • The Fox on the Fairway | Sat., Nov. 6 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $17+ | A comedy about love, life, and man’s love affair with golf. 🎭
  • Harvest Holler Corn Maze | Sat., Nov. 6 | 12-8 p.m. | Harvest Holler Corn Maze, 950 Tavares Rd. | $12+ | Run through the corn maze, see farm animals, and enjoy seasonal activities + food. 🌽
  • 33 Years | Sat., Nov. 6 | 7 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | See rock band 33 Years while enjoying Swan Brewing’s tap list. 🍺
  • Art Crawl | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Downtown Lakeland | Free | Art festival held in downtown Lakeland featuring mixed media artist Meredith Pope + other local artists. 🖌
  • Cattle Baron’s Bootleggers Ball | Sat., Nov. 6 | 6-10 p.m. | The Bunch Ranch, 4641 Hancock Ave. | $100+ | Support the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer by attending this 1920’s themed night, featuring dinner, dancing, games + auctions. 
  • Lakeland Cardboard Boat Challenge | Sat., Nov. 6 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lake Hollingsworth Boat Ramp | $35+ | Build a cardboard boat and race through a course on Lake Hollingsworth without sinking to help raise awareness about our water resources.⛵
  • Skills on Wheels: Wheelchair Basketball Clinic | Sat., Nov. 6 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Lake Eva Community Center, 555 Ledwith Ave. | Free | This clinic will introduce basic skills for wheelchair basketball — registrants of all ages and skill levels are welcome and must pre-register. 
  • Veteran’s Day Friends of Freedom | Sat., Nov. 6 | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Lakeland Veterans Memorial Park | Free | Honor veterans with a public announcement, followed by a parade in Downtown Lakeland. 
  • Lake to Lake 10K | Sat., Nov. 6 | 7:30 a.m. | Lake Mirror | $35 | Join the Lakeland Runners Club for a 10K around Lakeland’s beautiful lakes. 

Sunday, Nov. 7 

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Sun., Nov. 7 | 2 p.m. | Harrison School for the Arts, 750 Hollingsworth Rd. | $16+ | Come see an unforgettable performance featuring the Choral Honor Choir, the Harrison Orchestra + scenery and costumes by students. 🎭
  • The Fox on the Fairway | Sun., Nov. 7 | 2-5 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $17+ | A comedy about love, life, and man’s love affair with golf. 
  • Harvest Holler Corn Maze | Sun., Nov. 7 | 12-5 p.m. | Harvest Holler Corn Maze, 950 Tavares Rd. | $12+ | Run through the corn maze, see farm animals, enjoy seasonal activities + food. 🌽
  • Big and Little Chef | Sun., Nov. 7 | 10 a.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $75 | Cook chicken fingers, puff pastry, cornbread and raspberry muffins with your child — price includes a ticket for both parent and child. 
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Sun., Nov. 7 | 2 p.m. | Harrison School For the Arts, 750 Hollingsworth Rd. | $16+ | See the classic Hunchback of Notre Dame musical. 

Monday-Sunday, November 8-14

Monday, Nov. 8

  • Couples Cooking: Fun Party Bites | Mon., Nov. 8 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $100 | Learn to make appetizers including samosas, sundried tomato tapenade, and crispy pancetta cups with your partner — 1 ticket needed per couple.
  • Business Breakfast Tour | Mon., Nov. 8 | 7:30-8:30 a.m. | Somos Church, 3125 US Highway 98 S. | $15 | Speaker Jeff Henderson will help you build your business and career over breakfast. 🍳
  • Medicare Benefits Presentation | Mon., Nov. 8 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get your questions about Medicare answered by a licensed agent + sign up for a plan after.
  • Trivia Night | Mon., Nov. 8 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to Trivia night + enjoy happy hour prices all day. 💭

Tuesday, Nov. 9

  • Introduction to Garden Journaling | Tues., Nov. 9 | 5 p.m. | Virtual | $5 | Learn tips and tricks to success for writing in a garden journal. 
  • Fall Comfort Foods | Tues., Nov. 9 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55+ | Make a fall dish including butternut squash and pesto cheese-stuffed shells and frosted pumpkin-cranberry bars. 🍁
  • Trivia Night | Tues., Nov. 9 | 6:30 p.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | Free | Bring a team of friends and practice your trivia skills while enjoying Keel Farms beer, wine, or cider. 🍷
  • Medicare Benefits Presentation | Tues., Nov. 9 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get your questions about Medicare answered by a licensed agent + sign up for a plan after.
  • Molly’s Musician’s Showcase | Tues., Nov. 9 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub, 111 S. Kentucky Ave. | Free | Enjoy a night of live music and drinks — all musicians are welcome to give a live performance. 🎸
  • Florida Southern Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Tampa | Tues., Nov. 9 | 7-9 p.m. | Florida Southern College | $5+ | Watch Florida Southern’s women’s volleyball team take on University of Tampa. 🏐
  • Veterans’ Celebration | Tues., Nov. 9 | 3-7 p.m. | Ardella Baptist Church, 709 W. Pipkin Rd. | Free | Support our veterans with an outdoor event featuring a pinning ceremony, activities, entertainment, concert + food. 

Wednesday, Nov. 10

  • Kids Cooking Class | Wed., Nov. 10 | 5-6:30 p.m. | What’s Cooking Lakeland | $50+ | Save the shopping, cooking + cleaning with this kid’s cooking class (ages 5-13) that results in a take-home dinner for 4. 🍴
  • Live Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., Nov. 10 | 6-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Come and enjoy food + general knowledge trivia with teams of up to 6 people.
  • Ritmo Yoga | Wed., Nov. 10 | 6-7 p.m. | Ultimate Dance Center, 2980 Lakeland Highlands Rd. | $5+ | Kids or adults can enjoy this yoga class with adaptations for all skill levels. 🧘‍♂️
  • Weeknight Global Gourmet | Wed., Nov. 10 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55+ | Make globally inspired food including Vietnamese-style pho, steak tacos with pico de gallo and apple pandowdy with vanilla ice cream. 🍦

Thursday, Nov. 11

  • The Importance of Being Earnest | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 1601 E. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd | $5 | See the community performance adaption of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. 🎭
  • Lakeside Village Live | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 6-9 p.m. | Lakeside Village | Free | Tonight is your last chance to catch Natalie Fleming Trio perform variety 50’s through today. 
  • Jukebox Bingo | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 7-9 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Play traditional BINGO but the spaces are songs — enjoy drinks + food trucks. 📻
  • Lakeland Foodtruck Rally | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 6-9 p.m. | Munn Park | Free | Head to downtown + sample a variety of delicious dishes from over 20+ vendors including Jimmy’s Famous Seafood Express, Got Desserts, and Sawadee Thai Food. 🍴
  • BOTTOMS UP! Upside-Down Cooking | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Make upside-down dishes like caramel cinnamon-apple upside-down cake.
  • Singer-Songwriter Night | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Hillcrest Coffee | Prices vary | Come see musical artists Jessi Lynn and Emily Jones — admission is by donation and coffee, tea + baked goods will be available for purchase.

Friday, Nov. 12

  • The Fox on the Fairway | Fri., Nov. 12 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $17+ | A comedy about love, life, and man’s love affair with golf. 🎭
  • Harvest Holler Corn Maze | Fri., Nov. 12 | 4-8 p.m. | Harvest Holler Corn Maze, 950 Tavares Rd. | $12+ | Run through the corn maze, see farm animals, enjoy seasonal activities + food. 🌽
  • Wine, Chocolates, and Cheese | Fri., Nov. 12 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Downtown Winter Haven Historic District | $25 | Join more than 30 downtown businesses for a wine, cheese, and chocolate tasting. 🧀
  • Murder Mystery | Fri., Nov. 12 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Lone Palm Country Club, 800 Lone Palm Dr. | $80+ | Spend the night with friends solving a murder mystery with performers from Swan City Improv group — the dress code is black tie. 🔍
  • Lakeland Fall Collector Car Auction | Fri., Nov. 12 | 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | SUN n’ FUN Expo Campus | Prices vary | Check out over 400 vintage cars spanning throughout the decades at this car auction. 🚗
  • The Importance of Being Earnest | Fri., Nov. 12 | Times vary | Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 1601 E. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd | $5 | See the community performance adaption of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. 🎭

Saturday, Nov. 13

  • Downtown Bartow Craft Fair & Honey Bee Festival | Sat., Nov. 13 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 100 E. Main St. | Free | Enjoy vendors, artisans, an antique market, car show + food.
  • The Fox on the Fairway | Sat., Nov. 13 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $17+ | A comedy about love, life, and man’s love affair with golf. 🎭
  • Harvest Holler Corn Maze | Sat., Nov. 13 | 12-8 p.m. | Harvest Holler Corn Maze, 950 Tavares Rd. | $12+ | Run through the corn maze, see farm animals, enjoy seasonal activities + food. 🌽
  • Make and Take Workshop: Pollinator Hotel | Sat., Nov. 13 | 10 a.m. | Bok Tower Gardens | $20+ | Learn about pollinators and how to build a pollinator hotel — tickets included with general admission. 🦋
  • Lakeland Fall Collector Car Auction | Sat., Nov. 13 | 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | SUN n’ FUN Expo Campus | Prices vary | Check out over 400 vintage cars spanning throughout the decades at this car auction. 🚗
  • Proper Wednesday | Sat., Nov. 13 | 7 p.m. | Tanners Lakeside, 1006 Lake Howard Dr. | Free | Come out and see Proper Wednesday while enjoying the food at Tanners Lakeside.
  • The Importance of Being Earnest | Sat., Nov. 13 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 1601 E. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd | $5 | See the community performance adaption of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. 🎭

Sunday., Nov. 14

  • The Fox on the Fairway | Sun., Nov. 14 | 2-5 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $17+ | A comedy about love, life, and man’s love affair with golf. 🎭
  • Harvest Holler Corn Maze | Sun., Nov. 14 | 12-5 p.m. | Harvest Holler Corn Maze, 950 Tavares Rd. | $12+ | Run through the corn maze, see farm animals, enjoy seasonal activities + food. 🌽
  • Second Sunday Artisan Market | Sun., Nov. 14 | 12-5 p.m. | Lakeside Village | Free | Shop local makers selling hand-made goods including Country Crystals and Naeemah’s Natural Essentials. 
  • Open House Wine and Dine Celebration | Sun., Nov. 14 | 1-2 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | Free | Wine and dine with Publix Aprons chefs as an introduction to Publix Aprons Cooking School — register in advance. 🍴

Monday-Sunday, November 15-21

Monday, Nov. 15

  • First Timers’ Thanksgiving | Mon., Nov. 15 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | The perfect class for those looking to cook Thanksgiving dinner — make cranberry relish, scallop potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, oven-roasted turkey + mason jar pumpkin pie. 🦃
  • 19th Annual Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament | Mon., Nov. 15 | 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Grasslands Golf & Country Club, 1600 Grasslands Blvd. | $150+ | Compete in a charity golf tournament where proceeds will benefit the Take Stock in Children Scholarship Program. ⛳
  • Medicare Benefits Presentation | Mon., Nov. 15 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get your questions about Medicare answered by a licensed agent + sign up for a plan after.
  • Trivia Night | Mon., Nov. 15 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to Trivia night + enjoy happy hour prices all day. 🤔

Tuesday, Nov. 16

  • Tasty Tuesday | Tues., Nov. 16 | 4:30-9 p.m. | Downtown Lakeland | $25+ | Skip dinner and instead try dishes from different participating downtown restaurants — tickets sold in packs of 10. 🍴
  • Trivia Night | Tues., Nov. 16 | 6:30 p.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | Free | Bring a team of friends and practice your trivia skills + enjoy Keel Farms beer, wine, or cider. 🍷
  • Live Trivia | Tues., Nov. 16 | 6:30-9 p.m. | The Brass Tap | Free | Show off your trivia knowledge to try and win the $70 prize + enjoy any of the beers on tap. 
  • Kitchen Fundamentals: Party Planning 101 | Tues., Nov. 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50+ | Learn how to manage cooking for a party and prepare an arugula and apple salad, soup, spinach cannelloni + molten lava cake. 

Wednesday, Nov. 17 

  • Growing and Cooking with Florida Plants | Wed., Nov. 17 | 1 p.m. | Bok Tower Gardens | $10+ | Learn how to grow and prepare plants that grow well in Central Florida yards. 🌱
  • Kids Cooking Class | Wed., Nov. 17 | 5-6:30 p.m. | What’s Cooking Lakeland | $50+ | Save the shopping, cooking + cleaning with this kid’s cooking class (ages 5-13) that results in a take-home dinner for 4. 🍴
  • Ritmo Yoga | Wed., Nov. 17 | 6-7 p.m. | Ultimate Dance Center, 2980 Lakeland Highlands Rd. | $5+ | Anyone can enjoy this yoga class with adaptations for all skill levels. 🧘‍♂️
  • Live Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., Nov. 17 | 6-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Come and enjoy food + general knowledge trivia with teams of up to 6 people.
  • Winter Haven Happy Hour Tour | Wed., Nov. 17 | 4:30-7 p.m. | 220 Ave. A. NW | $69+ | Tour downtown Winter Haven to visit family-owned restaurants and bars that host Happy Hour on weekdays — must be 21 or older to participate. 🍸
  • Trivia Time | Wed., Nov. 17 | 8-10 p.m. | Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub, 111 S. Kentucky Ave. | Free | Compete in triva to win a prize — top 3 teams earn a Molly McHugh’s gift voucher. 🤔

Thursday, Nov. 18

  • Open Mic with Kristy Scott | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 8-11:30 p.m. | Union Hall | Free | Come to Union Hall for an open mic night hosted by Kristy Scott. 🎤
  • Lakeside Village Live | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6-9 p.m. | Lakeside Village | Free | Listen to Groove City Jamz Duo as they perform groove heavy soothe music. 🎶
  • Singer-Songwriter Night | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Hillcrest Coffee | Prices vary | Enjoy a night of friends and good music — admission is by donation and coffee, tea, + baked goods will be available for purchase.
  • Sip n’ Shop | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 5-9 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Come out to shop local vendors + sip drinks from The Yard on Mass.
  • Jukebox Bingo | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 7-9 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Play traditional BINGO but the spaces are songs — enjoy drinks + food trucks. 📻

Friday, Nov. 19

  • Ball at the Barn | Fri., Nov. 19 | 6 p.m. | Oak-K Farm, 1349 Cherry Ln. | $75 | Fundraising event for First Baptist Church of Imperial Lakes — ticket includes steak dinner, gift bag + t-shirt.
  • Southern Hospitality Wine Dinner | Fri., Nov. 19 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $60 | Watch Publix Aprons Cooking School chefs cook a southern style dinner including homemade chicken and rosemary whipped potatoes. 
  • Winter Haven Happy Hour Tour | Fri., Nov. 19 | 4:30-7 p.m. | 220 Ave. A. NW | $69+ | Tour downtown Winter Haven to visit family-owned restaurants and bars that host Happy Hour on weekdays — must be 21 or older to participate. 🍸
  • Cornucopia Music and Arts Festival | Fri., Nov. 19 | Times vary | Maddox Ranch, 2505 W. Bella Vista St. | $100 | Enjoy this 3 day music and arts festival with 30 musical acts, craft vendors, workshops, food + drinks. 🎶 
  • 1-on-1 Painting Workshop | Fri., Nov. 19 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephen Koury’s Home Studio, 1029 Rustic Estates Dr. | $300 | This weekend long workshop is designed for painters of any medium and any skill level to hone in on their craft. 🎨
  • Salvation Army Kettle Kick-Off | Fri., Nov. 19 | 6-7 p.m. | 1479 Town Center Dr. | Free | Get a head start on the holiday season with the entire family by meeting Santa + staying for dinner. 🎅Ⓟ

Saturday, Nov. 20

  • Red Tent Initiative 5k | Sat., Nov. 20 | 7:30 a.m. | First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. | $30+ | Compete in this 5k race to benefit the Red Tent Initiative — virtual race options are available. 
  • Pet Pictures with Santa | Sat., Nov. 20 | 1-5 p.m. | The Doggie Bag, 1702 E. Edgewood Dr. | Prices vary | Take your fur baby to get pictures with Santa in time for the holidays. 🎅
  • Wine Run Turkey Trot Race | Sat., Nov. 20 | 8 a.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | $40 | Run, walk, or jog this race and get a t-shirt, wine tumbler + glass of wine after the race. 🍷
  • Margarita Ball | Sat., Nov. 20 | 8 p.m.-12 a.m. | Lake Mirror Promenade, 121 S. Lake Ave. | $40+ | Raise donations and collect gifts for the holiday season for underprivileged kids in Lakeland. 
  • Cornucopia Music and Arts Festival | Sat., Nov. 20 | Times vary | Maddox Ranch, 2505 W. Bella Vista St. | $100 | Enjoy this 3 day music and arts festival with 30 musical acts, craft vendors, workshops, food + drinks. 🎶 
  • Sunfest 420 | Sat., Nov. 20 | 12-11 p.m. | Florida Strawberry Festival, 3805 W. Reynolds St. | $5+ | Come out to Florida’s biggest cannabis event featuring vendors, food, music + food. 
  • 1-on-1 Painting Workshop | Sat., Nov. 20 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephen Koury’s Home Studio, 1029 Rustic Estates Dr. | $300 | This weekend long workshop is designed for painters of any medium and any skill level to hone in on their craft. 🎨

Sunday, Nov. 21

  • Melissa Lee Live | Sun., Nov. 21 | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | Free | See musical artist Melissa Lee while enjoying Keel and Curley’s cider + wine list. 
  • Poetry, Spoken Word, and Open Mic Night | Sun., Nov. 21 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Stage Room Lakeland, 310 E. Lemon St. | Free | Aspiring writers can come out and share their own writing or poetry, or you can read from one of your favorite writers. 🎙
  • Cornucopia Music and Arts Festival | Sun., Nov. 21 | Times vary | Maddox Ranch | $100 | Enjoy this 3 day music and arts festival with 30 musical acts, craft vendors, workshops, food + drinks. 🎶 
  • Sunfest 420 | Sat., Nov. 21 | 12-11 p.m. | Florida Strawberry Festival, 3805 W. Reynolds St. | $5+ | Come out to Florida’s biggest cannabis event featuring vendors, food, music + food. 
  • 1-on-1 Painting Workshop | Sun., Nov., 21 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephen Koury’s Home Studio, 1029 Rustic Estates Dr. | $300 | This weekend long workshop is designed for painters of any medium and any skill level to hone in on their craft. 🎨

Monday, Nov. 22

  • Score this Truck | Mon., Nov. 22 | 5-7 p.m. | O’Brien’s, 1701 S. Alexander St. | Free | Watch the Lightning game and enter to win a Dodge 2021 Ram 1500. 
  • Trivia Night | Mon., Nov. 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to trivia night + enjoy happy hour prices all day. 💭
  • Elevated Grits | Mon., Nov. 22 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55+ | Learn to make grits 4 different ways, including yellow grits and white grits with shrimp. 
  • Top Dog at Swan Brewing | Mon., Nov. 22 | 12-7 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Come out to try one of Top Dog’s quarter pound hot dogs, angus burgers, or pulled pork + drink from Swan Brewing’s tap list. 🌭

Tuesday, Nov. 23

  • Molly’s Musician’s Showcase | Tues., Nov. 23 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub, 111 S. Kentucky Ave. | Free | Enjoy a night of live music and drinks — all musicians are welcome to give a live performance. 🎸
  • Trivia Night | Tues., Nov. 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | Free | Bring a team of friends and practice your trivia skills while enjoying Keel Farms beer, wine, or cider. 🍷
  • Live Trivia | Tues., Nov. 23 | 6:30-9 p.m. | The Brass Tap | Free | Show off your trivia knowledge to try and win the $70 prize. 
  • German Style Holiday Cooking | Tues., Nov. 23 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55+ | Learn to cook classic German food with a holiday twist including Bavarian spiced nuts, pork schnitzel, and kaesespaetzle. 

Wednesday, Nov. 24

  • Kids Cooking Class | Wed., Nov. 24 | 5-6:30 p.m. | What’s Cooking Lakeland | $50+ | Save the shopping, cooking + cleaning with this kid’s cooking class (ages 5-13) that results in a take-home dinner for 4. 🍴
  • Live Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., Nov. 24 | 6-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Come and enjoy food + general knowledge trivia with teams of up to 6 people.
  • Open Mic with Chelsea Margaret | Wed., Nov. 24 | 7-10 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Come to Union Hall for an open mic night hosted by Chelsea Margaret. 🎤
  • Ritmo Yoga | Wed., Nov. 24 | 6-7 p.m. | Ultimate Dance Center, 2980 Lakeland Highlands Rd. | $5+ | Anyone can enjoy this yoga class with adaptations for all skill levels. 🧘‍♂️

Thursday, Nov. 25 

  • Wonderland of Lights and Santa’s Village | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 6-9 p.m. | The International Market World, 1052 US-92 | $25 | Come out after Thanksgiving dinner for the first night of Wonderland of Lights to see holiday light displays and vendors — goes through Jan. 2. 🎄
  • Thanksgiving Meal | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 5-9 p.m. | Terrace Grille, 329 E. Main St. | $60 | Indulge in a 3-course Thanksgiving day meal with all of your favorites including maple glazed turkey and apple galette — must make a reservation. 🦃 

Friday, Nov. 26

  • Silverback Rock n Roll Band | Fri., Nov. 26 | 7-10 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Come out to Swan Brewing and see the Silverback Rock n Roll band and from Swan Brewing’s tap list. 🤘
  • Afternoon Flavors of Winter Haven Food Tour | Fri., Nov. 26 | 2-5 p.m. | 220 Ave. A. NW | $69+ | Tour downtown Winter Haven and try delicious, award-winning food from Winter Haven’s finest. 
  • The Black Tie Party 21’ | Fri., Nov. 26 | 10 p.m.-2 a.m. | RP Funding Center | $25+ | Come out for a night of great clothes, music, and drinks organized by Fourlife Promotions — dress code required, 21 or older. 👔
  • Holidays at Legoland | Fri. Nov. 26 | 2:30-7:30 p.m. | LEGOLAND Florida Resort | $85+ | Visit LEGOLAND for a holiday experience for the whole family with seasonal shows, holiday characters, and twinkling lights. 🎄
  • Gingerbread Houses | Fri., Nov. 26 | 10 a.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $75+ | Get into the holiday season and make a gingerbread house with one adult and up to 3 kids. 
  • Wonderland of Lights and Santa’s Village | Fri., Nov. 26 | 6-9 p.m. | The International Market World, 1052 US-92 | $25 | Come out after Thanksgiving dinner for the first night of Wonderland of Lights to see holiday light displays and vendors — goes through Jan. 2. 🎄
  • Last day for Lakeland Chamber of Commerce HONORS Awards Nominations | Today | Now-5 p.m. | Virtual | Free to nominate | Submit your nominations for the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce HONORS Awards — taking place on Tues., Feb. 22, 5:30-8:15 p.m. ($75/ticket). 🏆Ⓟ

Saturday, Nov. 27

  • Celtic Conundrum | Sat., Nov. 27 | 7-10 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | See American celtic band Celtic Conundrum while enjoying Swan Brewing’s tap list. 🍺
  • Holidays at Legoland | Sat. Nov. 27 | 2:30-7:30 p.m. | LEGOLAND Florida Resort | $85+ | Visit LEGOLAND for a holiday experience for the whole family with seasonal shows, holiday characters, and twinkling lights. 🎄
  • Gingerbread Houses | Sat., Nov. 27 |  2-5 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $75+ | Get into the holiday season and make a gingerbread house with one adult and up to 3 kids. 
  • Wonderland of Lights and Santa’s Village | Sat., Nov. 27 | 6-9 p.m. | The International Market World, 1052 US-92 | $25 | Come out after Thanksgiving dinner for the first night of Wonderland of Lights to see holiday light displays and vendors — goes through Jan. 2. 🎄

Sunday, Nov. 28

  • Drag Queen Brunch | Sun., Nov. 28 | 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Frescos Lakeland | $35+ | Enjoy all you can eat brunch followed by a  drag queen show — buy tickets in advance. 👑 
  • Gingerbread Houses | Sun., Nov. 28 |  2-5 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $75+ | Get into the holiday season and make a gingerbread house with one adult and up to 3 kids. 
  • Holidays at Legoland | Sun. Nov. 28 | 2:30-7:30 p.m. | LEGOLAND Florida Resort | $85+ | Visit LEGOLAND for a holiday experience for the whole family with seasonal shows, holiday characters, and twinkling lights. 🎄
  • Wonderland of Lights and Santa’s Village | Sun., Nov. 28 | 6-9 p.m. | The International Market World, 1052 US-92 | $25 | Come out after Thanksgiving dinner for the first night of Wonderland of Lights to see holiday light displays and vendors — goes through Jan. 2. 🎄

Monday, Nov. 29

  • Medicare Benefits Presentation | Mon., Nov. 29 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get your questions about Medicare answered by a licensed agent + sign up for a plan after.
  • Trivia Night | Mon., Nov. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to trivia night + enjoy happy hour prices all day. 💭
  • Couples Cooking: Fun Party Bites | Mon., Nov. 29 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $100 | Learn to make appetizers including samosas, sundried tomato tapenade, and crispy pancetta cups with your partner — one ticket needed per couple.
  • Wonderland of Lights and Santa’s Village | Mon., Nov. 29 | 6-9 p.m. | The International Market World, 1052 US-92 | $25 | Come out after Thanksgiving dinner for the first night of Wonderland of Lights to see holiday light displays and vendors — goes through Jan. 2. 🎄

Tuesday, Nov. 30

  • Molly’s Musician’s Showcase | Tues., Nov. 30 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub, 111 S. Kentucky Ave. | Free | Enjoy a night of live music and drinks — all musicians are welcome to give a live performance. 🎸
  • Trivia Night | Tues., Nov. 30 | 6:30 p.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | Free | Bring a team of friends and practice your trivia skills + enjoy Keel Farms beer, wine, or cider. 🍷
  • Live Trivia | Tues., Nov. 30 | 6:30-9 p.m. | The Brass Tap | Free | Show off your trivia knowledge to try and win the $70 prize + enjoy any of the beers on tap. 
  • Medicare Benefits Presentation | Tues., Nov. 30 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get your questions about Medicare answered by a licensed agent + sign up for a plan after.
  • Wonderland of Lights and Santa’s Village | Tues., Nov. 30 | 6-9 p.m. | The International Market World, 1052 US-92 | $25 | Come out after Thanksgiving dinner for the first night of Wonderland of Lights to see holiday light displays and vendors — goes through Jan. 2. 🎄