All Events

 

Through Sept. 2

Blue Star Museums

Now through Labor Day

The History Center is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program, offering free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families through Labor Day 2019.

 

August 2019

AUG. 1

Suds and Stories: Florida’s Brewing History with Mark DeNote, Guest Curator

Thursday, Aug. 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Last Call! Join Mark DeNote, guest curator of History by the Pint for the next Suds and Stories …

 

AUG. 3

Sensory-Friendly Saturday

Saturday, Aug. 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy the History Center with minimized disturbances and optional sensory experiences for families with special needs during our first Sensory-Friendly Saturday. …

 

AUG. 10

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, Aug. 10 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

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

 

AUG. 17

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug. 17 @ 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   …

AUG. 24

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Aug. 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3 pm

Stories From a Battalion During the Great War

Get face-to-face with Florida history during Living History Saturdays!

 

AUG. 24

Teachers Day!

Saturday, Aug. 24 @ 11:00 am – 3 pm

Free admission for teachers and up to two family members.

Enjoy light snacks, children’s activities and crafts, and living history re-enactors.

September 2019

SEPT. 14

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, Sept. 14 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

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

 

SEPT. 11

Florida Conversations: An Environmental History of the Hillsborough River

Wednesday, Sept. 11 @ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The Hillsborough is a river of contrasts that over the last 100 years has been Tampa’s primary drinking water source, a wildlife refuge …

 

SEPT. 21

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Sept. 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   …

SEPT. 28

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, Sept. 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 …

SEPT. 28

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Sept. 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3 pm

A Pirate’s Life: Tales from Florida Waters

Get face-to-face with Florida history during Living History Saturdays!

 

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