2022 - 2023 Upcoming Events

Events, membership meeting, and class information are listed below. 

(Please scroll to the bottom for classes)

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Feb. 4, 2023: Farm Festival and Quilt Show, 10 am.- 5 pm.

Schedule of Events:

The Geared Up Band 10 am - 11:30 am

Southern Draft Horse Pull at 12 noon (lawn chairs welcome)

Quilt Show, 10 am.- 5 pm. (Mabel Jordan Barn, behind the yellow 2-story house)

The Barking Dogs 10 am - 11:30 am (old time music, near the Grace Dew Cafe and petting zoo)

Dulcimer Music in the Main Building

Many great vendors, petting zoo, Molly's Hatchet Axe Throwing, and more going on all day.

Museum Concessions MENU

  • Pulled Pork dinner, yellow rice & black beans $12
  • Grilled Cheeseburger, Burgers, Pulled Pork or Grilled Chicken Sandwich $6           
  • Yellow Rice & black bean bowl (no meat) $6
  • Hotdog $4
  • Onion Rings, Fries or Pie $4
  • Drinks: Sweet or Unsweet Tea, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Water, Coffee or Lemonade $2
  • Chips $1

WHILE SUPPLIES LAST, THANK YOU! CASH ONLY

Other food trucks and food vendors will be at the event. 

2023 Farm Festival Quilt Show

 Feb. 4, 2023: Farm Festival and Quilt Show, 10 am.- 5 pm.

  • Southern Draft Horse Pull Competition at 12 noon
  • Quilt Show ALL day - usually close to 100 quilts displayed, many different sizes and categories. Some quilts may be available for purchase. Quilt type vendors. Ribbons given in each category. Please see Quilt Show Exhibitor form below for more information. East Pasco Quilt Guild and Pioneer Quilt Guild will have Quilts on display in addition to many others.
  • Live entertainment
  • The Geared Up Band 10 am - 11:30 am
  • Great food
  • Unique Vendors
  • Blacksmith
  • Model trains
  • Traditional craft demonstrations
  • The Barking Dogs (old time music)
  • Molly's Hatchet Axe Throwing
  • Petting Zoo (near the silver Packing House)
  • All museum buildings open with docents, many in time period attire.  
  • RE Sharpening will be on the porch of the Mabel Jordan Barn and will sharpen scissors, tools, etc. for a nominal fee. Call or text RE Sharpening for any sharpening questions: 813-395-1297

Vendor applications

We want your quilts for the Quilt Show, ribbons given, please see quilt show exhibitor form for more information.

 Quilt Show Exhibitor Form

 

Pioneer Quilt Guild Meetings
The first Tuesday of every month starts at 6 pm.
Main Building of the Pioneer Florida Museum in the Lockey Room

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Feb. 11, 2023: Living History: Hoplites at War, Ancient Greece's Greatest Heroes, 11 am - 4 pm

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Feb. 11, 2023: Living History: Hoplites at War, Ancient Greece's Greatest Heroes, 11 am - 4 pm

 Explore the origins of warfare in ancient Greece!
JOIN us in the ranks and learn to form for battle the Spartan way!
See the unstoppable phalanx in action.
This will be an interactive event with reenactors in period accurate dress and armor.
Weapons demonstrations and battle scenarios
Full battle reenactment at 2pm


This is a smaller Living History Event, no vendors, no food. The Museum is open 10 am - 5 pm for regular self-guided tours and the Interactive event is 11 am - 4 pm.


Call or email for more information
(352) 567-0262
pfmfrontdesk@gmail.com

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Mar. 4, 2023: Cracker Cowboy Day, 10 am.- 4 pm.

 

2023 Cracker Cowboy Day

 

Mar. 4, 2023: Cracker Cowboy Day, 10 am.- 4 pm.

 

Cowboy Poetry, live entertainment, cow whip making, wood plank branding, whip cracking, head and heal roping, children’s roping, petting zoo, vendors, blacksmith, model trains, demonstrations, the Geared Up Band, food, speakers, The Barking Dogs (old time music), storytelling, all museum buildings open with docents, many in time period attire. Mechanical Bull rides (Affordable Fun) and Axe Throwing (Molly's Hatchet).

 

More information is coming soon. Vendor applications

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Mar. 25, 2023: Jelly Bean Fling, 10 am. - 4 pm.

 

2023 Jelly Bean Fling

 

Mar. 25, 2023: Jelly Bean Fling, 10 am. - 4 pm. 

Vendors, blacksmiths, model trains, demonstrations, children’s games and crafts, live entertainment, the Geared Up Band, petting zoo, The Barking Dogs (old time music), food, egg hunt, all museum buildings open with docents, many in time period attire and a bunny. Free family photos. Also check out the Spring Sales in downtown Dade City.

More information is coming soon. Vendor applications

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 Apr. 22, 2023: Living History WWII Reenactment, 10 am.- 4 pm.

2023 WW2 Living History Event

Apr. 22, 2023: Living History WWII Reenactment, 10 am.- 4 pm.

Battle Reenactment 2 pm

More information is coming soon.


Field Trip Day, the day before, Friday, April 21, 2023, 9 am – 1 pm. 

Pre-Registration Required, click here for more information, registration and lesson plans.

Please pay securely for your field trip, click here. (Pre-payment is required.)

Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
SS.4.A.1.1: Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.

SS.4.A.8.1: Identify Florida's role in the Civil Rights Movement.

SS.912.A.1.2: Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to identify author, historical significance, audience, and authenticity to understand a historical period.

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Classes: 
 

Introduction to Weaving
This class is an introduction to weaving with an emphasis on multi-harness looms. In this class you will prepare a table loom and weave a sampler on it. As you make the sampler you will learn the parts of a loom and their functions. Other topics include weaving terms and tools. Other types of looms will also be discussed. All tools, yarn and looms are provided for this introductory class.

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE: Please Contact Marilynn Ory (405)-250-5473 voice or text.

Class fees are $25 for the first class and $20 for follow-on classes.

 
2023 Weaving Classes, 10 am - 2 pm
  • January 7
  • February 11
  • March 11
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Homeschool Heritage Skills, January 20th and 27, 10 am - 2 pm.
 
Homestead Heritage Skills Jan 2023
Homeschool Heritage Skills, January 20th and 27, 10 am - 2 pm.
Limited class size, register early.
For more information or to register, contact: Andy 352-567-0262 or email  pfmfrontdesk@gmail.com

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quilt Melanie Scaife 2023

Pioneer Quilt Guild Meeting
The first Tuesday of every month starts at 6 pm.
Main Building of the Pioneer Florida Museum in the Lockey Room

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Please wash or sanitize your hands often. The museum frequently sanitizes common areas and has hand sanitizer available. If you are sick, please stay home. The health and safety of our staff, guests and volunteers is our highest priority. 

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