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Located just off the tranquil waters of Lake Osceola sits the Mediterranean-style home of the late sculptor and artist Albin Polasek. Converted into a gallery, museum and sculpture garden, the home and property display Polasek’s permanent collection, which features classical busts and ornate paintings among various pieces that focus on his idea of the true representation of nature. A separate gallery adjacent to the main home exhibits a variety of local and international guest showcases. Polasek’s goal was to depict the unity of form and the beauty of movement, and pieces throughout the grounds of the museum unite nature and art.
Wekiva Island is an environmentally prized recreation area nestled along the Wekiva River. Visitors can cool down and experience the “real Florida,” where the water is a refreshing 72 degrees, and enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, volleyball, cornhole toss
Get your tickets at the box office and settle into your seat. Well into its 30th season, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, a local professional Equity theater, produces classic Shakespeare, presents modern spins on familiar tales, performs never-before-seen plays, and directs children’s performances. With ambitious productions such as Shakespeare In Love, West Side Story and Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the theater provides high-caliber theatrical experiences to guests of all ages. During intermission, spectators can enjoy a snack or beverage from Harriett’s Bar, visit the courtyard to relax among charming bistro tables, or pay homage to a bronze bust of William Shakespeare.
The pastures of an 80-acre cattle farm hide a mouthwatering secret nestled inside a 10-stall horse stable. Florida Farm Distillery, a micro-distillery located in Central Florida, produces a selection of premium handmade micro-batch whiskey. Inside a converted horse stable, Palm Ridge Reserve, its most popular small-batch whiskey,