This is Heartland Happenings. Your guide to local events throughout the community for the week of February 11th

The Frostproof Jamboree featuring Passing Thru Country Music Band and special guests takes place every Tuesday at 7pm and Thursday at 2pm in the City Hall Auditorium.  Call 330-272-8350 to find out more.

American Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid is having Dennis and Wendy rock the house Friday night, from 6-9pm, AND a Valentines Dinner Dance party with Jay and Patty from 6-9 as well. Dinner is available for purchase both nights from 5-7.For more info call 863-465-5711

This Saturday, make new friends at Sebring Mobile Estates Social breakfast Club. From 7-9:30 enjoy a hot, delicious meal and share a laugh or two. It’s only $5 and proceeds benefit local charities.

First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine is holding a FREE dental Bus Monday, February 25 through Wednesday, February 27. BUT you have to come to their Prescreening this Saturday from 9am to noon to make your appointment. Call 863-655-1524 for more details.

Avon Park City Youth Football and Cheer will hold early registration this Saturday. From 8am-12, sign your child up at the clubs field house, located at 207 East State Street in Avon Park. There’s a $50 discount for football & a $75 discount for cheer for those who sign up this Saturday. Call 863-214-4442 to find out more.

Saturday night, the Skylarks are playing big band and show tunes at St. Agnes Episcopal Church! Parish Hall starts rocking at 7pm, and you can dance the night away for only $10. You can bring your own snacks and refreshments too! St. Agnes is located on Lakeview just south of Bayview.

This Thursday, the Garms Family will perform Southern Gospel music in concert at Lorida Church of the Brethren. It’s free to attend with a love offering taken up. Get there early as seating may be limited. Bring your sweetheart to get a blessing Valentines evening at 6:30pm.

Friday night, bring your family to the Lake Placid Journal Plaza for movie night!  Live music kicks off at 5:30 and the movie “Sing” starts at 7::30. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the Good News Cafe’s full menu too! And Saturday, the Farmer’s Market runs from 8am – 2pm with a special musical performance by 10-year-old Harp sensation Bethany Patton.

The Highlands Little Theatre invites you to see the hilarious comedy, “Disenchanted” beginning this Friday at 7:30pm. Famous Princesses of fairy tales sing songs about what happens after their “Happily Ever After!” This show is funny and sarcastic, with adult humor! Performances on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturday @ 7:30 pm Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets or info visit

This Sunday, Lynda Randle returns to Memorial United Methodist Church! The Lynda Randle concert is at 6pm, with doors opening at 5:30pm. Seating may be limited for this free concert. Memorial UMC is located at 500 Kent Avenue, Lake Placid, FL. Call 863.465.2422 for more details.

On February 23, the breast cancer awareness non-profit, Knotty Girl, will host their Second Annual Charity Clay Shoot at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee! Registration is Open and Sponsorships are available! This family-friendly event includes awards, raffles, silent auction, and Cuban Mojo BBQ lunch catered by Hartzell’s! For more information visit or call Kristy at (863) 464-1012!

That’s Heartland Happenings. If your group or organization have an event coming up, email