Free Performance of Florida Treasures, Oct. 14

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A scene from Florida Treasures
A scene from Florida Treasures

SFSC Performing Arts together with the City of Avon Park and Sebring Radio Group will present a free performance of Florida Treasures, Saturday, Oct. 14, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the SFSC University Center, Highlands Campus. No tickets are required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Florida Treasures, an interactive show written and performed by state touring artists A.C.T. for Youth, a professional company based in Orlando. “This is a high quality, professional production where families will laugh and learn about Ponce De Leon and the original Pocahontas story,” said Cindy Garren, director of SFSC’s Cultural Programs.Following the performance will be a meet and greet with the performers. A free arts workshop for children will be held in the lobby one hour before the performance. The Nut n Fancy Food truck will be on-site serving full beef brisket and pulled pork dinners along with snacks and beverages. Cash sales only at the food truck.

La Orquesta Caribeño Tropicale performs the heritage rich sounds of the Caribbean and Latin America including Puerto Rico, Cuba, Republica Dominicana, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and Peru on Saturday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Expect an evening of salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, bolero and danzon. A free percussion workshop will be offered for children at 6 p.m. in the lobby.

Florida Treasures and La Orquesta Caribeno Tropicale performances are funded in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.


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