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Opportunity Knocks for Highlands County Bands. 
he Heartland Cultural Alliance will have an open mike for Highlands County bands (two or more musicians,one or more instruments) at the Kenilworth Lodge, Saturday, November 12, from 8 to 10 pm .  This will be an ongoing, first Saturday of the month, qualifying event for the upcoming “Heartland's Best Band Star Search”.  This opportunity for exposure and possible rumination/prizes is open to all forms of music.  The qualifying judging will be by people’s choice.  The HCA wants to give local musical talent venue and chance to be discovered.  To get in the lineup for this high profile event and/or for more information contact:  Fred Leavitt (863) 402-8238, email
Saturday, February 4
The HCA Art & Music gallery at the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of Art & Cultural Center, Avon park. will have an artist's reception & music. There will also be a book signing.
The reception is from 6 to 8 pm, in Museum.  Wine and snacks provided.  Classical guitar by Kenny Summers. Open to the public. Free.
From 8 to 10 pm there will be an open mike. To submit work click

Scribes Night Out, Sharing the Art of the Written Word
Heartland Cultural Alliance, in partnership with Brewster's Coffee House, 2191 US Highway 27 N.,is giving writers the opportunity to present their work to the public, The second & fourth Sunday of the month from 6:30 to closing starting January 9, 2010, Email Sherry to schedule a reading of your work. More Info

HCA Art & Music Fest @ Lakeshore Mall
December 2, 4, & 5 . Artists & musicians this is a high profile, advertised event taking place during the Christmas buying season. To get involved click:

Primal Connection World Rhythm Percussion + Outreach

Below are some links that will take you to sites that provide Event Calendars for Highlands County.

For more specific Art & Culture related events click on
Members News-.

-Sebring Chamber Calendar-

-Lake Placid Calendar-

-_Avon Park Chamber > Events-

Sebring Saturday Cruse Car Show
& Art on the Circle
Every second Saturday of the month from 4 to 8 pm.The Heartland Cultural Alliance has been authorized  by the CRA to invite Highlands County artists to exhibit and sell their art on the circle for this event.  There is no fee or commissions. No vendor license is needed. This is an opportunity to enjoy the day, exhibit, sell, paint and generally create the atmosphere Highlands County being a place for people to come and enjoy the arts.  Spread the word. This is another step in reaching our goal of having Highlands County promoted and known as an arts & culture destination.

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