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Fiber Time! a Knit Night

Fiber fun time! Calling all knitters, crocheters, hook rug artists, spinners, and portable loom weavers for a fun get-together evening of socializing and doing what we do best! Held on the last Wednesday of every month. Bring your own fiber and materials to work on as well as a yummy dessert to share. Wednesday, July 30 on the second floor of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street, starting at 5:30 pm. Please contact Wendi Davis for further information, 850-595-5985, Ext. 111.

Shop Sunday 2014

The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum will be participating in Downtown Pensacola's Shop Sunday 2014. The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum will be open from 12:00 until 4:00 on August 3.

Historic Pensacola Village Living History Program

Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include broom making, sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission. See our Local 15 Coastal Community Spotlight on our Lavalle Kitchen House.

July 2014 Living History Schedule:

  • Tuesday: Daily Living; Colonial Herbs; Colonial Beekeeping Program
  • Wednesday: Victorian Leisure
  • Thursday: Colonial Crafts and Daily Living
  • Friday: Colonial Crafts and Trades-Woodworking; 1812 American Military Program; Laundress Program; Daily Living
  • Saturday: Colonial Foodways-Cooking and Preservation

Pensacola Historical Society Resource Center

The Pensacola Historical Society Archives is now closed until further notice to allow staff to move into the newly renovated Beacon Building. Please check back for updates.


Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965

September 1 through October 20, 2014

See how Americans in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s experienced the atomic threat as part of their daily lives. The traveling exhibition Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb is coming to the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum in September. The show features more than 75 original objects from the atomic era, plus large-scale graphics, radio broadcasts, and film. September through October 20, 2014.

24th Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours

October 17, 18, 24, 25, and November 1, 2014

Join us for our annual haunted tours through downtown Pensacola. Walking tours include: Adults Only Redlight Tour, Ghastly Ghosts of North Seville, Murder and Mayhem, and Tragedy and Terror of South Seville. Or try the Trolley of the Doomed. Tours last an hour and 15 minutes. Walking Tours depart at 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30 and 9. Trolley Tours depart at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30. Adult walking tour tickets are $10 and children 12/under are $5. Trolley adult tickets are $16 and children 12/under are $8. No tours go into any of the buildings as they are private residences or offices. Group tour discounts available. Tickets go on sale September 16, 2014. Tours go on rain or shine. No refunds.


West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc., Haunted Tours

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