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  The Highlands News-Sun Let's Go

Wed  Jun 28 2017 09:25AM
JULY LAKE PLACID INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., July 1 DeVane Circle Park 115 W. Interlake Blvd. Fireworks at 9 p.m. SUN ‘N LAKE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., July 3 at Sun … Find out how to read more online.
Stay healthy during summer travel
Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
Summer is here, and for many of us that means trips to destinations domestic and abroad. An all-time record 234.1 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June … Find out how to read more online.
What’s new in fiction this week
Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
Summer…the perfect time to break out the picnic basket, the sweet tea, and curl up under a tree with a good book. This week’s new arrivals are all about the … Find out how to read more online.
‘The Next Generation in Magic’
Wed  Jun 28 2017 10:54AM
WINTER HAVEN – There’s going to be some magic coming to the Ritz Theatre in August and it’ll be magic that no one’s ever seen before. Daniela Zoppe said the … Find out how to read more online.
Top 20 Global Concert Tours
Fri  Jun 23 2017 10:59AM
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
JUNE RUM FEST The Island View Restaurant in Sebring will host Rum Fest, 7-10 p.m. Friday at the Island View Restaurant, 5223 Sun N Lake Blvd. Every attendee will enjoy … Find out how to read more online.
Tours for chocolate lovers not just about sampling sweets
Wed  Jun 28 2017 10:53AM
NEW YORK — A tour for chocolate lovers in Brooklyn, New York, isn’t just about tasting the final product. It also gives a peek at factories, neighborhoods and even business … Find out how to read more online.
Sebring Sunrise Rotary sets sights on World Record
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING — Imagine 1,000 people floating on inner tubes in a continuous chain on Lake Jackson — that is what the Sebring Sunrise Rotary Club is hoping to make a … Find out how to read more online.
My Little Rescue and Pony Parties to host Family Fun Day
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
FORT MEADE — My Little Rescue and Pony Parties will host a Family Fun Day that promises fun for the entire family on Saturday, July 22 at 3101 U.S. 98. … Find out how to read more online.
This one should have stayed buried
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
“The Mummy” begins the Dark Universe for Universal Studios. This movie was to be our entrance into a much bigger universe of monsters, similar to what Marvel is doing with … Find out how to read more online.
New ice show ‘Turn it Up!’ at Busch Gardens
Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
TAMPA – Party louder and play later at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay during the reimagined “Summer Nights” event. The event is free with park admission and runs through Aug. 6. … Find out how to read more online.
Movie Review ‘Cars 3’ passes inspection — barely
Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
“Cars” is probably the most unpopular arm of the Pixar universe. The first film was only moderately well-received, the sequel was the first eligible Pixar film not to be nominated … Find out how to read more online.
Second annual Speak Easy Soirée to benefit NuHope Elder Care Services
Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING — Step back in time and party Prohibition style at a Speak Easy Soirée from 6-10 p.m. Friday, July 14 and support Nu Hope Elder Care Services. The event … Find out how to read more online.
Hemingway 5K sunset run/walk, paddleboard race coming to Key West
Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
KEY WEST –– Racers can compete on foot or on paddleboards during two Key West challenges that commemorate Ernest Hemingway’s exuberant outdoor lifestyle and passion for sporting pursuits. Set for … Find out how to read more online.
Game on
Fri  Jun 23 2017 09:24AM
ORLANDO — In today’s tech heavy market, it’s easier than ever to play video games. You can carry a hand-held device like the Nintendo 3DS with you, as it fits … Find out how to read more online.
Air Travel 101: How to get through a long flight
Thu  Jun 22 2017 08:30AM
Flying halfway around the planet is a shocking, yet exciting, experience. Think about it. You can wake up at home, yet end the day in an entirely different country with … Find out how to read more online.
Go underwater, stay dry, at ‘Leagues’
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
Asolo Repertory Company literally immerses audiences in its production of “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.” From the exotic fish that swims through the audience to a myriad technical effects, it … Find out how to read more online.
St. Petersburg, a destination for family fun and adventure
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
ST. PETERSBURG — About two hours travel time and a half a tank of gas is a great destination for a day trip or extended family vacation. St. Petersburg, on … Find out how to read more online.
What’s new in fiction
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
Summer…the perfect time to break out the picnic basket, the sweet tea, and curl up under a tree with a good book. This week’s new arrivals are all about the … Find out how to read more online.
TRAVELING WITH PETS How to make plane trips easier
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
Gabby Slome rarely vacations without her dog Pancho in tow. He is a full-fledged family member. And just as “you wouldn’t leave your child at home,” Slome says, she doesn’t … Find out how to read more online.



Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
You’ve packed your bags and loaded your family and gear into the car. Now you’re off. Where to, exactly? Well, that’s negotiable. When you embark on a real road trip, … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
JUNE GREASE June 9-25 in the Lakeside Playhouse at Highlands Little Theatre. Performances are Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. COMEDY NIGHT at Señor Jalapeño every Saturday … Find out how to read more online.
What’s new in fiction this week
Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
Summer has arrived, and with it comes time at the beach or by the pool with a good book. You want something engrossing, but you also want something new, something … Find out how to read more online.
Beginning drawing course offered
Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK — The Peter Powell Roberts Museum of Art and Cultural Center in Avon Park is offering a beginning drawing course for children by international award winning artist Beverly … Find out how to read more online.
Detour app offers150 audio tours
Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
If you’re looking for a knowledgeable traveling companion, consider installing the Detour app on your smartphone. The app offers 150 audio tours for walks through fascinating nooks and crannies in … Find out how to read more online.
Central Florida festivals
Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
THE BADDEST BBQ ON THE B ONE FISHING SLAM — Professional BBQ “teams” and fishing enthusiasts come together in a three-day party of delicious smoked meats and sides, fishing competitions, … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jun 8 2017 09:35AM
JUNE GREASE June 9-25 in the Lakeside Playhouse at Highlands Little Theatre. Performances are Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. COMEDY NIGHT at Señor … Find out how to read more online.
Pandora offers an otherworldly experience
Thu  Jun 1 2017 08:30AM
Last week I was one of about a thousand journalists invited to Walt Disney World for a jaunt to Pandora and the World of Avatar. While the flora and fauna … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jun 1 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts performances.southflorida.edu SEBRING Highlands Little Theatre www.highlandslittle theatre.org June 9-25 “Grease” July 4 Patriotic Revue July 21-23 “Red, White & Tuna” … Find out how to read more online.
Volcano Bay opens at Universal
Thu  Jun 1 2017 08:30AM
ORLANDO — A revolutionary water theme park has risen at Universal Orlando Resort – Universal’s Volcano Bay is now open. The park’s first guests gathered today inside the new water … Find out how to read more online.
Florida Museum open late for ‘Creative B’ movies
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
GAINESVILLE –– The Florida Museum of Natural History is offering extended hours and free film screenings every Friday in July. As part of the University of Florida’s “Creative B” program, … Find out how to read more online.
Strawberry Festival elevates event viewing capacity
Thu  Jun 15 2017 08:30AM
PLANT CITY — Organizers of the annual Florida Strawberry Festival, an 11-day event celebrating the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County including live entertainment, local food vendors, and exhibits, have … Find out how to read more online.
LOCAL MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wonder Woman’ This hero puts the ‘super’ in superhero
Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
“Wonder Woman” is the third movie in DC comics’ cinematic universe, the first two being last year’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad.” While “Suicide Squad” was … Find out how to read more online.
Technology elevates new theme park experiences in Orlando
Mon  Jun 12 2017 06:02PM
ORLANDO — For more than a moment, you feel the way “Avatar” hero Jake Sully felt plunging down the side of a floating mountain and coming just close enough to … Find out how to read more online.
Top tips for fun days at the beach
Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
Millions of people visit the beach each summer. For some people, there is no better place than the beach, where they can listen to the waves crash on the shore … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts performances.southflorida.edu SEBRING Highlands Little Theatre www.highlandslittle theatre.org June 9-25 “Grease” July 4 Patriotic Revue July 21-23 “Red, White & Tuna” … Find out how to read more online.
Local band breaks out classic hits revival
Thu  Jun 8 2017 08:30AM
PORT CHARLOTTE — The J3 Vocal Band will make the ‘oldies’ feel new again while performing ‘50s through ‘80s classic hits Saturday, June 24. Highlands natives and family members Dennis, … Find out how to read more online.
What’s new in fiction
Thu  Jun 1 2017 08:30AM
Summer has arrived, and with it comes time at the beach or by the pool with a good book. You want something engrossing, but you also want something new, something … Find out how to read more online.
Singer revives ‘60s & ‘70s solo show
Thu  Jun 1 2017 08:30AM
If you’re a fan of local music, odds are pretty good that at some point you’ve crossed paths with California Toe Jam, the venerable garage band from Sebring. Recently, Harry … Find out how to read more online.
More than onions to visit in Georgia
Thu  Jun 1 2017 08:30AM
VIDALIA, Ga. — When you say the word Vidalia, only one thing comes to mind — sweet onions. They only are available from a small area in southeastern Georgia and … Find out how to read more online.


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