Calendar of Events

29th Annual Open House

Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00 until 3:00

UWF Historic Trust Museum Complex

Join the UWF Historic Trust for our 29th annual open house! Free day of fun throughout the entire museum complex. See the full schedule below:

Pensacola Museum of Art

  • Welcome to My Party by Valerie George, 1st floor galleries (explicit content and epilepsy warning)
  • Worn In, Worn Out: The Soul of the Shoe, 2nd floor galleries
  • Made to Last Maker Space, 2nd floor Project Space
  • Spin Art Machine, 2nd floor Project Space
  • Free sculpt and drawing throughout the galleries

Pensacola Children's Museum

  • Both floors open for play
  • Scavenger Hunt 
  • Drawing for a free basic birthday party
  • Harvester's Safari Bus and Animal Tales Reptile Show at 10, 12, and 2 on the street in front of the museum

T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum

  • Meet and greet with Congressman Earl Hutto and Nancy Hutto at 11:00-1:00 in the Cotton Fields to Congress exhibit
  • Meet and greet with Valerie George, Curator 309 Punk Musuem Project in Punksacola: Reflections on a Subculture exhibit
  • Meet and greet with Julio Diaz, Collections Manager for the Merrill Movie Museum from 11-2 with lecture at 1 in the Space Oddities: Selections from the Merrill Movie Museum exhibit
  • Permanent exhibits will be open for self guide: The City of Five Flags, Trader Jon's, The Wentworth Gallery
  • Changing exhibits will be open for self guide: Punksacola: Reflections of a Subculture, Space Oddities: Selections from the Merrill Movie Museum, Cotton Fields to Congress: The Life and Career of Earl Hutto, DocuFlorida II: Projections and Prints with featured artist Noelle McCleaf

Voices of Pensacola

  • Hall of Celebrities Valentine and Coconut the Clown will be singing and dancing at 11 and 2

Museum Plaza

  • Picnic area
  • Face Painting in the Linda Evans Educational Pavilion
  • 19th Century Games in the grass
  • Storytelling Circle Programs at these times: 10:00 Flintlock Musket Demonstration; 10:30 First Person with Gustavo Francisco, 1561; 11:00 UWF Archaeology; 11:30 First Person Josiah Francis, 1813; 12:00 First Person Milly Francis, 1840; 12:30 Flintlock Musket Demonstration; 1:00 UWF Archaeology; 1:30 First Person Susan Simpson, 1866; 2:00 Flintlock Musket Demonstration

Museum Commerce

  • UWF Sea3D Lab open for tours
  • 19th Century crafts and music

1805 Lavalle House

  • House tours from 10:00 until 2:30 every 30 minutes

1871 Dorr House

  • House tours from 10:00 until 2:30 every 30 minutes

Old Christ Church

  • Tour beginning at 11:00 until 2:30 every 30 minutes

1890 Lear/Rocheblave House

  • House tours from 10:00 until 2:30 every 30 minutes

Historic Pensacola Village

  • UWF Archaeology Institute presents: Foodways: A Table at the Tivoli
  • Colonial Dames
  • UWF Alumni
  • Candle Dipping
  • Living History
  • Autism Pensacola Sensory Break Area in the Walsh Education Building

Florida Public Archaeology Network

  • Open 10:00 until 4:00

 

 

          

 

Hall of Celebrities

Green Bean the Dinosaur

Saturday, June 8, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

It is show time. Time for you to join us on Saturday for our music, singing and dancing program: the Hall of Celebrities. Meet our famous celebrities in this free public program only at the Pensacola Children's Museum.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Jack and the Beanstalk

Friday, June 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

The Ugly Duckling

Friday, June 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 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Sleeping Beauty

Friday, July 12 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Musket Demonstration

Saturday, July 13, 2019

10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Museum Plaza, Zaragoza St between Jefferson and Tarragona Sts

Present, Arms! Can you tell a Charleville from a Brown Bess? Learn all about the flintlock musket and witness a black powder firing demonstration on Saturday, July 13 at both 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Bad Mood Bear 

Friday, July 26 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Town and Country Mouse

Friday, August 9 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Ping

Friday, August 23 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

The Little Mermaid

Friday, September 6 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

But No Elephants

Friday, September 20 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 jmcmillen@uwf.edu.