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Sat. Dec. 10th, 2016 – FINS – Annual Christmas Charity Raffle at Winners Circle Lakeland

FINS - Annual Christmas Charity Raffle

Sat. Dec. 10th, 2016 – FINS – Annual Christmas Charity Raffle at Winners Circle Lakeland Together we can make a difference this Christmas . . . Buy your Charity Raffle ticket at Winners Circle Sports Bar and Grill today! Ok everybody it’s the time of year that we need your help. Families in this community could go without anything at Christmas. Some may not even have the electric on. FINS – Friends in Need Services tries to make sure that doesn’t happen. This is our one big fundraiser for the year. Only 150 tickets are being sold and with a $100 donation you get two chances to win. Split a ticket with a few people and join the fun on December 10th.

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Sat. Dec. 10th, 2016 – SantaCon 2016 – Lakeland, Florida

Santacon 2016 - Lakeland, FL

Just because there is no “official” SantaCon event host person, doesn’t mean we can’t (unofficially) have a SantaCon Gathering anyways…. there is nothing stopping any Santa’s or Sexy Clause’s from dressing up and meeting downtown in our beloved city of Lakeland and supporting local businesses & nightlife.   A few of the local bars have agreed to run drink specials and a few events for a nights of costume fun. We’ll update as we reach out to more businesses.   Here is the tentative order of stops, however each business will be open for their normal hours and offering specials to those in costume! ====================== 6:00pm – 6:45pm = Lakeland Brewing Company will be having drink specials in their beer garden. 7:00pm – 7:45pm Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub will be having a DJ with Christmas karaoke. 8:00pm – 8:45pm = Hurricane Alley will have specials and a large scale game ...

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Fri. Nov 18th, 2016 – Comedy with Ken Miller, Chris Buck, & Jake McCrae

Friday Night Comedy with Ken Miller, Chris Buck, & Jake McCrae

Friday Night Comedy Nights at Winners Circle South Comedy Night is here! Seating 8pm / Show 9pm-11pm $6 admission / 2 item minimum purchase, 18+ Walk-ins Welcome, RSVP Preferred (863) 644-9464 Post Show Karaoke with host Dr. Vern More Info on Facebook – 863area UPCOMING COMEDY LINEUPS: Fri. Nov. 18th – Ken Miller, Chris Buck, Jake McCrae Fri. Nov. 25th – NO SHOW Fri. Dec. 2nd – Nat Baimel & Damon Sumner Fri. Dec. 9th – Patrick Garrity & Shannon Hall Fri. Dec. 16th – Lenny Schmidt & Johnny Oz Fri. Dec. 23rd – NO SHOW

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Lakeland Snowfest December 2016

Lakeland’s Snowfest 2016 Date: December 3, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST Snowfest is a holiday event for the whole family. In fact, there will be arts & crafts, specialty vendors, inflatables, live entertainment and more!  In addition, this year there will be TWO snow mountains! You may even catch a glimpse of Santa Claus! Admission to Snowfest:  Entrance to inflatables is $1.00. Admission to the Snow Mountains will be a donated canned food item, or a $1.00 donation. All donated items will go to local charities. Expressly, Polk County Senior Orphans (seniororphansofpolkcounty.org) and VISTE – Volunteers in Service to the Elderly. For more information, please email Julie Adams at [email protected]

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17th Annual Lake Mirror Classic – Oct. 14-16th, 2016 | 863area.com

The Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival

An Event for Top Car Collectors Only pre-registered cars, no day of show. $50 pre-registration fee. Price increases to $75 after September 1st. Registration closes October 1st. Entry free includes lunch for two people, a goody bag from the sponsors and a display sign for your vehicle. Special parking “Corral” for Mustangs. Registration now open online at: https://www.lakemirrorclassic.com/ This is a 3 day event but the main show is on Saturday, Oct. 15. Visit their website for the schedule of events, maps, parking, auction info, vendor info and all other questions and details. The wonderful display of more than 650 show vehicles surrounding the restored, 1920’s art deco-inspired Lake Mirror Promenade in Downtown Lakeland provides one of the most scenic venues in the country. This event is known for its beautiful lakefront setting and friendly atmosphere. The Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival attracts over 40,000 spectators and draws top car collectors ...

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Hostage Situation at McDonalds in Lakeland Ends; Suspect in Custody

Hostage Situation at County Line Rd McDonalds in Lakeland - carjacking

BREAKING: Hostage Situation at McDonalds in Lakeland Ends; Suspect in Custody LAKELAND: Three males suspects were arrested following a standoff at the South Frontage Road / County Line Rd McDonald’s in Lakeland, Florida. The incident began in Brandon at about 7:30 a.m after deputies spotted the stolen car at 1608 Ladora Drive in Brandon, Hillsborough just before 7:30 a.m.  A pursuit followed and ended in Lakeland, with the suspects crashing at the South Frontage Road / Countyline McDonald’s. After crashing the vehicle, the suspects tried to carjack someone at the drive-thru window. A McDonald’s employee tried to close the window but the suspects jumped inside. Multiple law enforcement agencies and SWAT teams rushed to the scene. Both of the on and off-ramps from I-4 at County Line Road were shut down for over 3 hours. Once on the scene, deputies said one of three suspects surrendered himself, leaving two others inside. McDonald’s employees were held hostage inside ...

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