All Events

 

November 2019

NOV. 5

Sangria and Stories: Tales from a 1980s Creative Ghetto

Tuesday, Nov. 5 @ 6 – 7 p.m.

Author Paul Wilborn looks back at the Ybor City arts scene of the 1980s, sharing stories from his collection of short stories …

NOV. 9

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, Nov. 9 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Explore Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District during this outdoor, Saturday morning walking tour ….

 

NOV. 11

Veterans Day at the History Center

Monday, Nov. 11 @ 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The History Center celebrates Veterans Day with historical reenactors …

NOV. 13

Florida Conversations: Madalena, A Tocobaga Woman

Wednesday, Nov. 13 @ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Historian Scott Cave tells the true story of a 16th-century Tocobaga woman who was kidnapped by conquistadors, traveled …

NOV. 16

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 16 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a 90-minute walking tour of Tampa’s historic downtown. This guided tour highlights the iconic landmarks, colorful characters, groundbreaking events   …

NOV. 16

LEGO® Bricks 4 Kidz

Saturday, Nov. 16 @ 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Build, learn and play as you create a Fighter Jet! Learn about MacDill Air Force Base

NOV. 16

LEGO Brick Retro Game Night

Saturday, Nov. 16 @ 7 – 9 p.m.

The History Center Teen Council leads this retro game night battle.  …

NOV. 23

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 23 @ 12 – 3 p.m.

Historian and Author Dave Ekard portrays a U.S. marine in the Second Seminole War  …

NOV. 23

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 23 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Led by a History Center docent Ersula K. Odom, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district …

December 2019

DEC. 4

Florida Conversations: The Shifting Sands of Egmont Key

Wednesday, Dec. 4 @ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

A collaboration between USF researchers, the Seminole Tribal Historic Preservation Office and the Egmont Key Alliance …

 

DEC. 7

Sensory-Friendly Saturday

Saturday, Dec. 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Experience the History Center with modified sensory experiences …

 

DEC. 14

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, Dec. 14 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Explore Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District during this outdoor, Saturday morning walking tour ….

 

DEC. 21

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Dec. 21 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a 90-minute walking tour of Tampa’s historic downtown. This guided tour highlights the iconic landmarks, colorful characters, groundbreaking events   …

DEC. 28

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, Dec. 28 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Led by a History Center docent Ersula K. Odom, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district …

801 Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602

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