Calendar of Events
Stamp Collecting 101: Introduction to the King of Hobbies and Hobby of Kings
Saturday, October 21
10:15 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Voices of Pensacola, 117 E. Government St.
Our Education Department is partnering with the Pensacola Philatelic Society, the local affiliated chapter of the American Philatelic Society, to host a free workshop on stamp collecting on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Voices of Pensacola. The workshop, led by President of the Pensacola Philatelic Society Dewey Barker, is in conjunction with the Philately & Friendship: The Art of ACE exhibition currently on view at the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum.
Barker will present on the hobby of stamp collecting from 10:15 until 11:00 a.m., followed by a stamp identification session from 11 until 11:30 a.m. The public is welcome to bring those hard to identify stamps to this session. Guided tours of the Philately & Friendship: The Art of ACE exhibition will be offered at 11:30 a.m., noon and 12:30 p.m. The final session from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m.will cover hands-on lessons in how to properly preserve and care for philatelic items.
27th Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours
October 21, 27, and 28
Voices of Pensacola, 117 East Government Street
Tickets on sale now! Choose one of our walking tours or try a trolley tour through old North Hill.
None of the tours go into any buildings as they are private residences or offices. Tours last about an hour and 15 minutes and go on rain or shine.
For more information or to buy tickets, click HERE.
Death and Mourning
Tuesday - Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
Dorr House, 311 S. Adams Street
Join a costumed guide for our seasonal tour entitled, “Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era.” Visitors step back in time and learn customs and superstitions discussing mourning clothing, jewelry, and photography. Tours begin at the Clara Barkley Dorr House, 311 S. Adams Street, at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, September 01 - October 21. For more information, please contact Phillip Mayhair, 850-595-5985. This tour is included with admission to Historic Pensacola. Tickets are available at any one of our service desk locations, including the Tivoli High House at 205 E. Zaragoza Street.
Fun with the Arts
Saturday, October 21 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street
Come join us for our Fun with the Arts program at the Pensacola Children's Museum! Come and make your own Hand Spider or show off your talents with our specialized coloring sheets. So give yourself an artistic boost and enjoy this free public program at the Pensacola Children's Museum. For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 ext. 112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Game Day
Saturday, October 28
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street
Join the Pensacola Children's Museum on Saturday, October 28 for family fun with board games. Stop in and play a friendly game of Operation or see who is the master of Connect Four. Enjoy this free program from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.!
25th Anniversary of the Presentation of the Seville Orange Seedlings
Saturday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m.
Clara Barkley Dorr House, 311 South Adams Street
Join us on October 28 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this moment in history with a short program, tours, and light refreshments.
25 years ago, the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America for the State of Florida were involved in the Grand Reopening of the Clara Barkley Dorr House in our Historic Pensacola Village. As a contirbution to the recognition of the Seville Orange as an important precursor of the citrus industry of Florida, the society presented seedlings to the then Historic Pensacola Preservation Board for placement at the Dorr House, Lavalle House, Julee Cottage, Tivoli High House, Old Christ Church, and the Barkley House.
Thursday, November 2 at 5:00 p.m.
Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza Street
WUWF's popular monthly acoustic concert series, RadioLive, returns on Thursday, November 2 at the Museum of Commerce in Historic Pensacola.
RadioLive fans will look forward to enjoying the performances of many old friends and new musical groups in the coming months. The scheduled performers for November 2 are Patchouli, John Common & Jess Denicola, and Grace Pettis.
Museum Store Sunday
Sunday, November 26
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum, Pensacola Children's Museum, and Pensacola Museum of Art
The UWF Historic Trust will be participating in the Museum Store Association's (MSA) inagural international annual event and shapping campaign Museum Store Sunday on Sunday, November 26. More than 300 museums - from three continents, five countries and 47 states - are slated to partake in Museum Store Sunday with special events and promotions.
The first 15 customers at each of the three UWF Historic Trust museums on Museum Store Sunday will recieve a free gift with purchase. Patrons will find unique Pensacola and mission-specific gifts filled with inspiration and educational value including apparel, artwork, books, jewelry, children's games and activity books, home accessories and more. Proceeds from purchases at the museum stores help support the missions and programing of the museums. Museum store patrons are not required to purchase a ticket to the museum.
Every Tuesday in our Historic Village
Laundry and Soap
Join us every Tuesday in Historic Pensacola's Historic Village for Laundry and Soap day! Interpreters demonstrate how laundry was done in the early 19th century and discuss the process of making soap. Visitors are welcome to help and wash the laundry too!
Every Wednesday in our Historic Village
What do mosquitoes, jaundice, and bloodletting have in common? Come visit Historic Pensacola's Historic Village and learn about yellow fever and its effects on the city of Pensacola in the 19th century.
Every Thursday in our Historic Village
Join us in Historic Pensacola's Historic Village on Thursdays for Broom making. Interpreters will demonstrate early 19th century methods of creating brooms from “broom corn” sorghum.
Every Friday in our Historic Village
Watch costumed interpreters brew the "black drink," a tea from the Yaupon Holly that served as a ceremonial and social beverage for indigenous peoples of the southeast.
Every Saturday in our Historic Village
Open Hearth Cooking
Join us in Historic Pensacola's Historic Village on Saturdays where interpreters will share what working-class colonists would have eaten, how they acquired their foods, and how they prepared their foods. Visitors will be able to see cooking demonstrations featuring authentic foods and cooking methods!
Holiday Lantern Tours
December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16
Tivoli High House, 205 E. Zaragoza St.
Join us for our Holiday Lantern Tours on the evenings of December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16. 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 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Opening Night on Friday, December 1 are $50 per persona dn include access to a hospitality room throughout the eveing. Tickets for December 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 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.
Tickets on sale November 1st.