Calendar of Events

83rd Annual Dinner

Roger Smith, Women of the American Revolution: Lost Voices of America's First Generation

Monday, March 27 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza St

$30 per person

Join the UWF Historic Trust on Monday, March 27 for our annual dinner in the Museum of Commerce. Roger Smith returns to Pensacola to share his new book Women of the American Revolution: Lost Voices of America's First Generation. We will host a social from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner. Advance tickets are $30 prior to March 24. Tickets paid after March 24 and at the door will be $35. For more information, contact Wendi Davis at 850-595-5985 ext. 111.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

The Little Red Hen

Friday, April 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, April 14 for “The Little Red Hen,” and take part of this free public reading program only at the Pensacola Children’s Museum.  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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Hall of Celebrities

George Washington

Saturday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Its show time and time for you to come join us on Saturday, April 15 for our music, singing and dancing program: the Hall of Celebrities.  Meet our famous celebrity, George Washington, in this free public program only at the Pensacola Children's Museum. For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Sawmills and Skirmishes: Civil War Tour of Arcadia Mill

Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 

Arcadia Mill, 5709 Mill Pond Lane, Milton

The North meets the South in this exciting program led by costumed guides! Purchase tickets online or in the Visitor's Center, $4 for adults and $2 for children (ages 3-14).

Jacksonian Guard Colors Ceremony

Saturday, April 15

12:00 p.m.

Plaza Ferdinand VII, 309 South Palafox Street

Sponsored by Visit Pensacola and UWF Historic Trust, the Jacksonian Guard is a Pensacola re-enactment group of Jacksonian era and Spanish soldiers, fifers and drummers who perform a Colors Ceremony every third Saturday at noon at Plaza Ferdinand in Downtown Pensacola. The ceremony commemorates Pensacola's 195th Birthday & Florida as a U.S. Territory, reenacting the transfer of Spanish Florida to a U.S. Territory.

For more information, contact: Pamela Homyak at pamelahomyak@gmail.com or Wesley Odom at wso@goretro.us 

Volunteer Information Session

Tuesday, April 18

2:00-3:00 p.m.

T.T Wentworth Jr. Museum330 S. Jefferson St.

Join us for our monthly information session on Tuesday, April 18 in Historic Pensacola's T.T Wentworth Jr. Museum. Learn what volunteer opportunities are available with Historic Pensacola and how you can help keep Pensacola history alive!

The UWF Historic Trust seeks volunteers to assist with its mission to collect, preserve, interpret and share the history for Northwest Florida. Opportunities are available in Historic Pensacola and the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton. 

Volunteer positions include tour guides, living history interpreters, museum store attendants and archive and collection assistants. The recruitment session is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and you and the friend receive a 20 percent coupon valid in Historic Pensacola museum stores. For more information, contact Wendi Davis Community Engagement Coordinator at 850-595-5985 ext. 111 or wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 24-29

Historic Pensacola

We kick off a week of volunteer appreciation with our annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Monday, April 24 from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. in the Museum of Commerce. To learn more about becoming a volunteer join us at one of our monthly Volunteer Information Sessions. 

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

William the Dragon

Friday, April 28 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, April 28 for “William the Dragon,” and take part of this free public reading program only at the Pensacola Children’s Museum.  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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Arcadia Arts and Crafts

Paper Chain Snakes

Saturday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. 

Arcadia Mill, 5709 Mill Pond Lane, Milton

Arcadia Mill will host a free Arts and Crafts activity for children on Saturday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children will make Paper Chain Snakes. All materials will be provided. Each activity is estimated to be completed in 30 minutes. All participants must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or adult. For more information, contact Arcadia Staff at 626-3084 or arcadiamill@uwf.edu

Jacksonian Guard Colors Ceremony

Saturday, May 20

12:00 p.m.

Plaza Ferdinand VII, 309 South Palafox Street

Sponsored by Visit Pensacola & UWF Historic Trust, the Jacksonian Guard is a Pensacola re-enactment group of Jacksonian era and Spanish soldiers, fifers, and drummers who perform a Colors Ceremony once a month, every third Saturday at 12 noon, in Plaza Ferdinand, on Palafox Street, Downtown Pensacola. The ceremony commemorates Pensacola's 195th Birthday & Florida as a U.S. Territory, reenacting the transfer of Spanish Florida to a U.S. Territory.

For more information, contact:

Pamela Homyak cell: 850-206-7231 email: pamelahomyak@gmail.com

Wesley Odom cell: 850-466-5220 email: wso@goretro.us