Calendar of Events

Holiday Lantern Tours

December 12, 13, and 14

Tivoli High House, 205 E. Zaragoza St. 

Join us for our Holiday Lantern Tours on the evenings of December 12, 13, and 14. The lantern tours, lead by living history interpreters dressed in Victorian finery, will include the Lavalle House, the Dorr House, and the Lear, Rocheblave House. Each house will be decorated for the holidays and participants will learn about holiday traditions of the past. 

Tours will leave from the Tivioli High House at 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children younger than 12. Participation is limited to 25 people per tour. Space permitting, tickets may be purchased the night of the tour. Tours last an hour and are held rain-or-shine, with no refunds. 

To purchase tickets

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Santa is Coming to Florida

Friday, December 14 at 11:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Grandma Jenkins has traveled all the way from England to read you engaging stories that your kids will love.  Join us on Friday for this free public reading program. Don’t forget to stick around for cookies after the story. After all, she is a grandma and grandmas love cookies! For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email

Exploring the Letterpress

Tuesday, December 18

12:30 p.m. 

Museum of Commerce, 201 E. Zaragoza Street

Join local business owner Caitlyn Cooney of Charlotte Mason Printing Company on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Museum of Commerce. Caitlyn will explain and demonstrate the art of letterpress printing, using a “clamshell” press from the late 1920s. This program educates the public through demonstrations, highlighting the valuable and unique historic art of the letterpress in our mostly digital age. 

Community Carol Sing

Tuesday, December 18

6:00 p.m.

outside of Old Christ Church, 405 S. Adams St.

Tradition, community, and song are deeply rooted in the joy of Christmastime. Bring your friends, your family, and your voices, and raise a joyful noise with the Perdido Brass at the Community Carol Sing on Tuesday, December 18 at 6:00 p.m. outside of Old Christ Church. An hour-long sing-along of your favorite Christmas carols will be complimented by well-known holiday stories and poems at this all-ages event. The evening will be led by David Leahey, Director of Music at Christ Episcopal Church. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations required.

Pottery Demonstration

Wednesday, December 19

10:00-1:00 p.m. 

Historic Pensacola Village

Local potter Mercedes Rodgers of Full Circle Gallery demonstrates pottery on the third Wednesday of the month from 10:00 until 1:00 in Historic Pensacola Village.