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Peeled Back: Citrus Culture on the Ridge Exhibit

October 3, 2014 to January 15, 2015

To mark the 85th anniversary of Bok Tower Gardens and the 90th anniversary since the first Florida Citrus Queen pageant, a new historical exhibit presents the untold story of how Florida’s citrus culture shaped the economy, lifestyle and landscape of Polk County and Bok Tower Gardens. Included with admission.

Thanksgiving Day Carillon Concerts

November 27, 2014, 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Celebrate Thanksgiving Day at the Gardens with live concerts by Carillonneur Geert D’hollander on the Singing Tower at 1 & 3 p.m. Included with admission.

Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate

November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015

Celebrate Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens, featuring a special 20th anniversary edition of the Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate. Capture the holiday spirit when you and your family tour the 20-room, Mediterranean-style mansion and enjoy your favorite holiday design themes from the past 19 years. $20 per person; $9 children ages 5-12. Prices include general admission. Members: $7 adults; $6 children ages 5-12. Children under 5 admitted free.

Winter Walking Tours

November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015

Volunteer garden guides lead visitors on an hour-long walking tour sharing information about the winter flora and fauna, with tours leading from Pinewood Estate to the Singing Tower.

Poinsettia Displays & Holiday Carillon Music

November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015

The River of Stone at the Visitor Center courtyard features hand-made displays, while unique red and white poinsettias steal the show in hanging arrangements outside of Pinewood Estate. Included with admission.

Members Only: 12 Days of Savings

November 28, 2014 to December 9, 2014

Show your membership card to receive a 20% discount in the Tower & Garden Gift Shop and the Blue Palmetto Café beginning the day after Thanksgiving.

1930s HoliDAYS

December 2, 2014, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
December 9, 2014, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
December 16, 2014, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. Meet historical characters and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past. Presented by the Florida Flywheelers. Included with admission.

Formal Fridays

December 5, 2014, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
December 12, 2014, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
December 19, 2014, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Take holiday photos in your formal attire! Enjoy roaming carolers as you enter the Holiday Home Tour, and greet our Pinewood Angels dressed in their holiday best,.

Holiday Home Workshop Series

December 6, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
December 13, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Designer Kim Henry helps you create your own festive holiday wreath or charming centerpiece. Supplies included. $15 per person. Space is limited; reservations required at 863.734.1222.

Holly Jolly Saturdays

December 6, 2014, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
December 13, 2014, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
December 20, 2014, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Break out those festive holiday sweaters, hats and accessories to wear to the Gardens!

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