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

Sep. 04, 2015 - Sep. 06, 2015, 6:00pm-6:00pm
St. Augustine Music Festival Image
Location: Downtown St. Augustine, Five Stages throughout the historic city and bayfront, St. Augustine 32084
Categories: Entertainment, Business Development, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature, Visual & Performing Arts
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The City of St. Augustine has a complete entertainment schedule for Celebrate 450! Street and Music Festival, the culminating event of St. Augustine's multi-year commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the city's founding. Enjoy more than 60 hours of free entertainment scattered over five stages throughout... 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

Feb. 12, 2015 - Oct. 24, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
U.S. Army Communications Bunker
Location: Plantation Historical Museum, 511 North Fig Tree Lane, Plantation 33317
Categories: WWII, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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An exhibit commemorating the anniversary of the end of World War II featuring: military artifacts and items, panels depicting Broward County during WWII, a recreated U.S. Army Communications Bunker & U.S. Army Pup Tent, special displays of local WWII veterans and special presentations during the... Read More

Apr. 04, 2015 - Oct. 04, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm
Tapestry Exhibition
Location: Visitor Information Center, 10 W. Castillo Drive, St. Augustine 32084
Categories: Tours & Exhibits, Education & Learning, History & Heritage
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April 4 to October 4, 2015 at the Visitor Information Center – Tapestry: The Cultural Threads of First America is a signature St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition that shares the story of how three intertwining cultures – Hispanics, Africans and Native Americans – came together to form... Read More

May. 28, 2015 - Sep. 27, 2015, 8:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Florida Historic Capitol Museum, 400 South Monroe St, Tallahassee 32399
Categories: Tours & Exhibits, Education & Learning, Entertainment, History & Heritage
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Visitors will have the opportunity to view the artistic submissions sent in by the public when the State of Florida held a contest to assist with the redesign of the license plate in 1985. Held in a time before specialty plates, the contest showed the connection that Floridians felt with the state image,... Read More

Jul. 01, 2015 - Sep. 30, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm
WW2 poster advertisement featuring African American Pilot. Caption states "Keep us Flying. Buy War Bonds"
Location: Tallahassee Museum, 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee 32310
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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Visit the Tallahassee Museum’s new “African Americans in World War II” exhibit on display in the Phipps Gallery July 1 through September 30!The exhibit displays 40 photographs of how life was for men and women during the most widespread war in human history. Over 2.5 million African Americans... 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

Aug. 03, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
Location: Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, 2200 East Atlantic Blvd. at McNab Park & Public Shuffleboard Courts, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Categories: History & Heritage, Business Development, Education & Learning, Entertainment, Outdoors & Nature, Tours & Exhibits
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"Welcome Back" to the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center for FREE maps and what's new to do local. June Event - Pat Anderson's display of Vintage to Modern Artwork & Photography of the New Scenic Highway A-1-A along the seashore featuring the accomplishments of Pompano... Read More

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