Events

FEATURED EVENTS

Jul. 07, 2015 - Oct. 31, 2016, 9:00am-5:00pm
Exhibit: Victory Florida: Honoring Polk County’s WWII Contributions
Location: Polk County History Center, 100 East Main Street, Bartow FL
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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August 15, 2015, marks the 70 year anniversary of V-Day, or Victory Day, which marked the end of World War II in 1945. The Florida Department of State is commemorating this important anniversary with the Victory Florida campaign, which honors and celebrates the heroes and heroines of World War II while... Read More

OTHER EVENTS

Jan. 10, 2015 - Dec. 26, 2015, 11:00am-7:00pm
Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County
Location: Macy's, 801 N. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach
Categories: Culinary, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits
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Rated by the Huffington Post as one of the "established food tours in Florida," the Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, Florida program is a food eating, art and history experience offered by the non-profit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH) and sponsored... Read More

Aug. 01, 2015 - Dec. 01, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
Beaches, Benches and Boycotts
Location: The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth Street South, St. Petersburg 33701
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits
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An original exhibition of The Florida Holocaust Museum.The focus of most Civil Rights history is written about places like Alabama and Mississippi, as if few challenges occurred elsewhere. Tampa Bay remained racially segregated at the dawn of the Civil Rights era and many local institutions and establishments... Read More

Aug. 01, 2015 - Dec. 01, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
This Light of Ours
Location: The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth Street South, St. Petersburg 33701
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits
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"This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement," an exhibition of the Center for Documentary Expression and Art, presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work and voices of nine activist photographers – men and women who chose to document the national struggle... Read More

Oct. 01, 2015 - Dec. 30, 2015, 10:00am-4:00pm
Handicap Accessible
Location: The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce VISITOR CENTER, 2200 East Atlantic Blvd. at McNab Park, Pompano Beach 33062
Categories: History & Heritage, Business Development, Education & Learning, Entertainment, Outdoors & Nature, Tours & Exhibits, Visual & Performing Arts
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A warm "Welcome Back" to The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce VISITOR CENTER. See what's new to do in our City of Progress. Pick up our free "Welcome Back" fun map of new businesses, restaurants, services. Welcome Back to the Beach park & recreation mile at A-1-A and... Read More

Nov. 02, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015, 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Charlotte County Historical Center, 514 East Grace Street, Punta Gorda 33950
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage
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Take a blast to the past as we watch and discuss classic WWII movies and their ties to local history. November 2, 10 am - 12 pm: The Air Force StoryNovember 16, 10 am - 11:30 pm: Top Secret RosiesNovember 30, 10 am - 12 pm: Bright Victory

Nov. 09, 2015 - Dec. 23, 2015, 9:30am-4:30pm
Florida Girls and Boys and Their Toys
Location: Matheson History Museum, 513 E. University Avenue, Gainesville 32601
Categories: History & Heritage, Education & Learning, Tours & Exhibits
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Florida Girls and Boys and Their Toys, an exhibit on loan from the Museum of Florida History, will be on display at the Matheson History Museum from November 9, 2015, to December 23, 2015. This exhibit chronicles the history and love of toys in Florida through reproduction items such as dolls, games,... Read More

Nov. 28, 2015, 12:00pm-9:00pm
Location: F. BURTON SMITH PARK, 775 W King St. (SR520), Cocoa 32926
Categories: Entertainment, Outdoors & Nature
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IT’s time for Brevard Counties Biggest Annual Caribbean event of the year, an event filled with some of reggae musics biggest super stars in the buissines today, like Everton Blender, Sanchez, Luciano, Isha B, Frankie Paul, Admiral Tibet, Lady G, Code Red Band, & RoughRider Int. w/ DJ. Boom and... Read More