Calendar of Events

Victorian Holiday Traditions

November 7 through December 23

3:00 p.m. 

Tuesday - Saturday

Visit the Lear/Rocheblave House decorated with holiday cheer! Learn how families celebrated the holiday season as it evolved from ancient harvest festivals to a family centered holiday in the Victorian era. Tours will begin at the Tivoli High House. Tours are included with the price of admission. Tickets are available at any of our service desk locations. 

Victorian Holiday Workshop

December 19 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

Museum of Commerce and Pensacola Museum of Art

Free for Historic Trust and Pensacola Museum of Art members;

$5.00/day per workshop for non-members

All sessions are open for two hours. Projects estimated to be completed within 30 minutes.

Appropriate for all ages. Kids welcome!

10:30 a.m. at the Museum of Commerce: Victorian Wrapping Paper - Get Ticket

Add a personal touch this season and create your own wrapping paper. Try your hand at inspired Victorian techniques of printing and marbling, or design your own.

2:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Museum of Art: Victorian Christmas Crackers - Get Ticket

Christmas Crackersnaps are an important part of Victorian holiday parcels. Create your own personalized crackersnaps to add to your own holiday traditions.

Volunteer Information Session

Tuesday, December 19

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum, 330 S. Jefferson Street

The UWF Historic Trust is seeking volunteers to serve as tour guides, living history interpreters, museum store attendants and archive and collection assistants at its properties in Historic Pensacola and the Pensacola Museum of Art. 

The sessions are free and open to the public. Attendees who bring a friend will receive a 20-percent discount coupon to use in any of the Historic Pensacola museum stores.

For more information, contact Wendi Davis, community engagement coordinator, at 850.595.5985, Ext. 111, or wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Victorian Holiday Workshop

December 20 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

Museum of Commerce and Pensacola Museum of Art

Free for Historic Trust and Pensacola Museum of Art members;

$5.00/day per workshop for non-members

All sessions are open for two hours. Projects estimated to be completed within 30 minutes.

Appropriate for all ages. Kids welcome!

10:30 a.m. at the Museum of Commerce: Victorian Christmas Ornaments - Get Ticket

The art of ornament making with Victorian cornucopias to decorate and add to your tree this season.

2:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Museum of Art: Victorian Cardmaking- Get Ticket

Did you know many Christmas traditions started in the Victorian era-including Christmas cards! Come and create your own unique and Victorian Christmas cards to give to family and friends.

Victorian Holiday Workshop

December 21 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

Museum of Commerce and Pensacola Museum of Art

Free for Historic Trust and Pensacola Museum of Art members;

$5.00/day per workshop for non-members

All sessions are open for two hours. Projects estimated to be completed within 30 minutes.

Appropriate for all ages. Kids welcome!

10:30 a.m. at the Museum of Commerce: Story and a Holiday Craft - Get Ticket

Enjoy a Christmas Storytime and Art making as we will be reading The Night Before Christmas by Rachel Isadora, Dream Snow by Eric Carle and The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie de Paoloa.

2:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Museum of Art: Victorian Christmas Ornaments - Get Ticket

The art of ornament making with Victorian cornucopias to decorate and add to your tree this season.

Fun with the Arts

Pay it forward

Friday, December 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

The Pensacola Children's Museum is paying it forward.  Join us on Friday,  December 22 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. to show your support for children affected by our recent hurricanes.  Guests will make paper smiles or cards of support and the UWF Historic Trust will collect and send these positive well wishes to Children's Museums in the affected areas.  This is a free program for the whole family.

For more information, contact Educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Victorian Holiday Workshop

December 22 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

Museum of Commerce and Pensacola Museum of Art

Free for Historic Trust and Pensacola Museum of Art members;

$5.00/day per workshop for non-members

All sessions are open for two hours. Projects estimated to be completed within 30 minutes.

Appropriate for all ages. Kids welcome!

10:30 a.m. at the Museum of Commerce: Victorian Cardmaking - Get Ticket

Did you know many Christmas traditions started in the Victorian era-including Christmas cards! Come and create your own unique and Victorian Christmas cards to give to family and friends.

2:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Museum of Art: Victorian Wrapping Paper - Get Ticket

Add a personal touch this season and create your own wrapping paper. Try your hand at inspired Victorian techniques of printing and marbling, or design your own.

Fun with the Arts

Pay it forward

Saturday, December 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

The Pensacola Children's Museum is paying it forward.  Join us on Saturday,  December 23 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. to show your support for children affected by our recent hurricanes.  Guests will make paper smiles or cards of support and the UWF Historic Trust will collect and send these positive well wishes to Children's Museums in the affected areas.  This is a free program for the whole family.

For more information, contact Educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Living History 

Daily in the Historic Village

Living history seeks to educate visitors by interpreting how people lived in the past through demonstrations and interaction. Our interpreters demonstrate activities that were part of the average working-class family’s daily life.  

Tuesday - Laundry and Soap

Wednesday - Yellow Fever

Thursday - Broom Making

Friday - Black Drink

Saturday - Open Hearth Cooking

Click Here for more information about our Living history programs!

Fun with the Arts

Pay it forward

Wednesday, December 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

The Pensacola Children's Museum is paying it forward.  Join us on Wednesday,  December 27 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. to show your support for children affected by our recent hurricanes.  Guests will make paper smiles or cards of support and the UWF Historic Trust will collect and send these positive well wishes to Children's Museums in the affected areas.  This is a free program for the whole family.

For more information, contact Educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Fun with the Arts

Pay it forward

Thursday, December 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

The Pensacola Children's Museum is paying it forward.  Join us on Thursday,  December 28 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. to show your support for children affected by our recent hurricanes.  Guests will make paper smiles or cards of support and the UWF Historic Trust will collect and send these positive well wishes to Children's Museums in the affected areas.  This is a free program for the whole family.

For more information, contact Educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Fun with the Arts

Pay it forward

Friday, December 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

The Pensacola Children's Museum is paying it forward.  Join us on Friday,  December 29 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. to show your support for children affected by our recent hurricanes.  Guests will make paper smiles or cards of support and the UWF Historic Trust will collect and send these positive well wishes to Children's Museums in the affected areas.  This is a free program for the whole family.

For more information, contact Educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Radio Live

Thursday, January 4 at 5:00 p.m.

Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza Street

WUWF's popular monthly acoustic concert series, RadioLive, returns on Thursday, January 4 at the Museum of Commerce in Historic Pensacola with  Laura HerscovitchWild PoniesScott Cossu and Mark Russell.

Artist bios and photos are available at radiolive.org. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Show starts at 6:00 p.m. 

Tickets are $10 at radiolive.org. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. 

Volunteer Information Session

Tuesday, January 16

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Voices of Pensacola, 117 E. Government St. 

The UWF Historic Trust is seeking volunteers to serve as tour guides, living history interpreters, museum store attendants and archive and collection assistants at its properties in Historic Pensacola and the Pensacola Museum of Art. 

The sessions are free and open to the public. Attendees who bring a friend will receive a 20-percent discount coupon to use in any of the Historic Pensacola museum stores.

For more information, contact Wendi Davis, community engagement coordinator, at 850.595.5985, Ext. 111, or wdavis4@uwf.edu.