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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. See everyone on Wednesday, April 29. Fiber time meets 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.

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.

March 2015 Living History Schedule:

  • Tuesday: Daily Living; Colonial Herbs; Colonial Gardening
  • Wednesday: Colonial Crafts and Trades: Candle Making
  • Thursday: Daily Living, Colonial Games/Leisure; Gardening
  • Friday: Colonial Crafts and Trades-Woodworking; Colonial Foodways-buttermaking
  • Saturday: Colonial Foodways-Cooking; Soldiering-1812; Colonial Laundress

Your Florida Archaeology Traveling Exhibit

March 12 - June 12

The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum is hosting the Florida Public Archaeology Network traveling exhibit, Your Florida Archaeology, in the traveling exhibits gallery from March 12 through June 12.

Morgan Molthrop presents

Andrew Jackson's Playbook: 15 Strategies for Success

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The UWF Historic Trust is proud to welcome New Orleans native, Morgan Molthrop, to speak about his new book, Andrew Jackson's Playbook: 15 Strategies for Success, in our new Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center, 117 East Government Street. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30 followed by Mr. Molthrop's engaging presentation. Please RSVP to wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Women's History Month Program: Maria Belle

Monday, March 30

UWF archaeologist Margo Stringfield will present the story of Maria Belle on Monday, March 30 at 12:00 at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. This is a free program for Women's History Month. The Voices of Pensacola is located at 117 East Government Street. For more information, contact Wendi Davis at 850.595.5985 ext. 111.

On the Road Again with Dr. Brian Rucker...Tallahassee

Saturday, April 25

We are heading to Tallahassee on this year's bus trip with Dr. Brian Rucker. We will depart promptly from the front of the Wentworth Museum at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 25. Our first stop is Wakulla Springs State Park for a river cruise and lunch on own at the Wakulla Lodge restaurant or Soda Fountain. We will then travel to Tallahassee to explore Mission San Luis. The coach bus has restroom facilities available and snacks will be provided for the bus trip. We plan to arrive back in Pensacola around 6:00 p.m. Trip is limited to 40 people. Members of UWF Historic Trust are $45 and are given first priority. Non-members are $55. Fee covers entrance fees, boat tour, and bus rental. To RSVP mail payment with guest information to: Annual Trip, PO Box 12866, Pensacola, FL 32591. RSVP deadline is April 13. Guests can RSVP over the phone and pay with check the morning of the trip if desired. To RSVP by phone, contact Jacki Wilson at 850.595.5840 or email Wendi at wdavis4@uwf.edu.

25th Annual Open House Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII

Saturday, June 6

Join Historic Pensacola for our annual open house on Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 until 4:00. The entire complex will be free. This year we are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in conjunction with Viva Florida's Victory Florida. Historic Pensacola Village will host a 1940s USO Swing Dance in the Museum of Commerce, a homefront and civil defense vignette at the McMillan House, a Rosie the Riveter photobooth and mock scrap drive in the Village proper, and Victory Gardening in the Village Garden as well as tours and kids activities. Climmie the Clown will visit the Pensacola Children's Museum. Programs are planned throughout the day at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center and will be updated as scheduled. For more information, Phillip Mayhair at 850.595.5985 ext. 108. For more information on Victory Florida.

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