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Residents of tourism meccas often trade stories of the surprising things visitors can do or say. Years ago, in Colonial Williamsburg, Va., for example, a tourist was overheard arguing with her companion about which buildings to visit. Most Williamsburg...
Sentinel Staff WriterBok Tower Gardens of Lake Wales will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks on Sunday by planting two live oak trees dedicated to world peace. The special ceremony and period of quiet reflection will be at 2 p.m. It's included in...
Sentinel Staff WriterBok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales is gearing up for Boktoberfest, a daylong festival with offers free admission on Oct. 15. Among the features will be a biergarten, German food, tree climbing, face painting, craft and seasonal beers, prize drawings, live...
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Sentinel Staff WriterLegoland Florida has unveiled the bulk of its Miniland USA, the area of the theme park that will represent American locations through the use of a gazillion Lego building blocks. Miniland, previewed to media members Tuesday, includes Florida scenes and...
Orlando SentinelThe Singing Tower in Lake Wales is one of Florida’s original stops for visitors since 1929 when Edward Bok, publisher of the Ladies Home Journal, built one of the largest bell carillons in the world. The attraction is called Bok Tower Gardens, but...
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Florida travel in early November: Orlando's Fall Fiesta in the Park, Keys EcoWeek 2011, Sunset & Symphony in Lake Wales, Winter Park car show and Key powerboat racesSpecial CorrespondentOrlando – Just in time for holiday shopping, Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando sets the scene for the Fall Fiesta in the Park on Nov. 5-6. The juried event, one of Orlando's community favorites, showcases the work of more than 600 artisans in various...
Tags: Festive Events, Key West, Entertainment Events, Lake Wales, Arts
Sentinel Staff WriterBok Tower Gardens is now selling tickets to its annual Sunset & Symphony event, an occasion that brings together its Singing Tower, elaborate picnics, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and something called the Instrument Petting Zoo. Sunset & Symphony...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Lake Wales
If you'd like to introduce the kids to a bit of Old Florida charm, Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales is one of the state's enduring gems. And the attraction has kid-friendly activities on its busy slate of summer activities that showcase the gardens and...
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Postcards from FloridaBok Tower Gardens launches its 2011-2012 event season in September, with activities geared toward visitors of all ages. For details on the old-school Florida attraction in Lake Wales, visit www.boktowergardens.org Here's the calendar: September 2011...
Postcards from FloridaBok Tower Gardens President David Price recently got a sneak preview of a Lego replica of the Lake Wales attraction's signature Singing Tower that will be part of the new Legoland park in Winter Haven. “The attention to detail is amazing and we...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelBok Tower Gardens president David Price stands with the Legoland Florida version of the gardens' elaborate and colorful Singing Tower, which rests in the Miniland USA section of the under-construction theme park in Winter Haven. “The attention to...
Lisa is cursing at the Tom Tom on the dashboard. I am cursing at my dysfunctional laptop and/or cellphone. It is raining and cold. Our windows are fogged. Probably with the steam from our ears. This is what happens when 21st-century reporters go off in...
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