All Events

 

October 2020

OCT. 3

Madame Fortune Taylor Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 3  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

OCT. 3

Sensory-Friendly Saturdays

Saturday, Oct. 3  |  10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Disturbances are minimized and sensory experiences are modified so families with sensory-processing needs can comfortably explore the galleries.

OCT. 10

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 10  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

OCT. 15

History Center Book Group: “From Saloons to Steak Houses: A History of Tampa” by Andy Huse

Thursday, Oct. 15  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center’s book group via zoom for a lively chat about Andy Huse’s book …

OCT. 17

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 17  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

OCT. 21

Florida Conversations: From Saloons to Steak Houses

Wednesday, Oct. 21  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Andy Huse pulls artifacts from the History Center’s collection to help illustrate the unique culinary traditions …

OCT. 31

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 31  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

November 2020

NOV. 4 – 18

OLLI Lecture Series: From Saloons to Steak Houses: A History of Tampa with Andy Huse

Three Wednesday Sessions, 10 a.m – Noon

November 4 – 18

Take a virtual meander through Tampa’s historic bars, theaters, gambling halls, soup kitchens, clubs and restaurants. The author of “From Saloons to Steak Houses” shares the stories you won’t find …

NOV. 14

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 14  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

NOV. 14

Back on the Hill

Saturday, Nov. 14  |  1 – 5 p.m.

Live music • Guided tours • Historical reenactors • 19th century games & kids activities 

NOV. 18

Florida Conversations: The Story and Legacy of the Ocoee Massacre

Wednesday, Nov. 18  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

On November 2, 1920, Moses Norman, a Black man, attempted to vote in his hometown of Ocoee. He was denied this right and what ensued remains the nation’s largest act of voting day violence …

NOV. 19

History Center Book Group: “Grant Park” by Leonard Pitts

Thursday, Nov. 19  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center’s book group via zoom for a lively chat about Leonard Pitts book …

NOV. 21

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 21  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

NOV. 28

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 28  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

December 2020

DEC. 5

Sensory-Friendly Saturdays

Saturday, Dec. 5  |  10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Disturbances are minimized and sensory experiences are modified so families with sensory-processing needs can comfortably explore the galleries.

DEC. 9

Florida Conversations: Millard Fillmore Caldwell: Governing on the Wrong Side of History 

Wednesday, Dec. 9  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Congressman, governor and chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court, Millard Fillmore Caldwell was once considered among the greatest Floridians of his generation …

DEC. 12

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Dec. 12  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

DEC. 19

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Dec. 19  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

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