All Events

 

January 2020

JAN. 11

Bricks 4 Kidz – Build a Pirate Ship

Saturday, Jan. 11 @ 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Build, learn and play as you create a pirate ship!  …

JAN. 11

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Jan. 11, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Keep ‘Em Flyin!: Army Air Forces in Tampa Bay
Presented by Dennis Cole   …

JAN. 16

TBHC Book Group

Thursday, Jan. 16 @ 10 a.m. social | 10:30 a.m. discussion

Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett  …

JAN. 22

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

3 sessions

Wednesdays, Jan. 22 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

What do the Calusa Indians, MacDill Air Force Base and Harry Potter have in common? …

JAN. 22

Florida Conversations
Throw Me Something: Exploring Gasparilla and Mardi Gras

Wednesday, Jan. 22 @ 6:30 p.m.

Throw Me Something: Exploring Gasparilla and Mardi Gras …

JAN. 28

Seders & Cigars:

A History of Jews in Tampa

Tuesday, Jan. 28 @ 6 p.m.

Film screening and discussion.

Documentarian Barbara Rosenthal explores the Jewish immigrant experience in Tampa. …

February 2020

FEB. 1

Sensory-Friendly Saturday

Saturday, Feb. 1 @ 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Experience the History Center with modified sensory experiences …

 

FEB. 5

Florida Conversations
Jackson House: A Journey Through Time 

Wednesday, Feb. 5 @ 6:30 p.m.

Tampa’s historic Jackson House has occupied local headlines for more than a decade  

 

FEB. 8

Girl Scout Workshop: Celebrate Tampa!

Saturday, Feb. 8 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. p.m.

Learn about iconic Tampa landmarks before uncovering the truth about one of Tampa’s oldest traditions …

 

FEB. 9

Tampa History Tour Aboard the Pirate Water Taxi

Sunday, Feb. 9 @ 6:30 p.m. Boarding | 7 – 8 p.m. Cruise

Hop on board the Pirate Water Taxi with the Tampa History Center’s Rodney Kite-Powell for a waterfront history tour through downtown Tampa …

 

FEB. 20

TBHC Book Group

Thursday, Feb. 20 @ 10 a.m. social | 10:30 a.m. discussion

The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean  …

FEB. 22

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Feb. 11, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Mary McLeod Bethune’s Life & Legacy
Presented by Ersula Odom   …

March 2020

MAR. 7

New Exhibit Opens

SUNSHINE STATE SHOWDOWN: Pro Wrestling in Tampa Bay

Saturday, March 7  through Sunday, Oct. 18

Florida has been home to a diverse set of A-list wrestlers …

MAR. 10

Sangria & Stories: Pensacola – Florida’s Second City

Tuesday, March 10  @ 6 – 7 p.m.

Touchton Map Library Director Rodney Kite-Powell guides you map by map through the exhibit “Pensacola: Florida’s Second City.” …

MAR.
16-20

Spring Break Programs

Tool Time in Prehistoric Florida

March 16 – 20  @ 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Did you know a shell could be a hammer?
Drop in for some prehistoric fun at the History Center this Spring Break …

MAR. 19

Florida Conversations:
Will to Win: Gen. James A. Van Fleet

March 19 @ 6:30 p.m.

After graduating from West Point in 1915, Polk County native James Alward Van Fleet’s military service spanned more than 30 years  …

MAR. 20

Teacher Appreciation Day

March 20 @ 12 – 3 p.m.

We’re celebrating teachers!
Teachers plus up to two family members will recieve free admission to the History Center  …

MAR. 26

BREW-SEUM

Thursday, March 26 @ 5 – 8 p.m.

Is your pro wrestling recall good enough to put your opponent over the top rope? …

MAR. 29

Women’s History Month Celebration

Sunday, March 29 @ 12 – 3 p.m.

Learn more about HERstory during Women’s History Month. TBHC’s Teen Council leads visitors through short presentations and activities …

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