CLASSES/SPEAKERS LISTED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE 

EVENTS

 

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Celebrating Toasted Marshmallow Day, Aug 30th, 3-5 p.m.!


Join us to celebrate Toasted Marshmallow Day! Included with Admission Price.

From 3-5 p.m. we will have fire/marshmallows and roasting sticks at the ready! We would love to have you stop by and say hi and enjoy a bit of sweet fun!
Children must be accompanied by adult at all times! Limit 2 per person.
 
Please RSVP on Facebook Facebook event . RSVP appreciated but not required.

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 Robert D. Sumner Memorial Golf Tournament

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.

Silverado Golf & Country Club, Zephyrhills, FL

Golfers and sponsors needed!

 Sumner Golf Tournament 2018

 Sumner Golf Tourn Registration 2018

   Printable Page 1.pdf                                Printable Registration.pdf   

Please join us! 

Completed forms: Mail with check or email and pay at PayPal.me/PioneerFloridaMuseum

Pioneer Florida Museum

P.O. Box 335

Dade City, FL 33526-0335

curator@PioneerFloridaMuseum.org

Phone: Museum 352-567-0262 or 352-206-8889 event coordinator

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EVENT SCHEDULE (Fall - Spring) 2018-2019

We are now accepting vendor applications for these events.

2018 ScareCrow Festival corn maze mini

  • Scarecrow Festival - Oct. 13, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Build your own scarecrow, pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, bounce house, slide, barrel train rides, live entertainment with Mr. Tommy, touch - a - truck, carnival games, great vendors & food trucks and more! All museum buildings open, docents in period costumes. Plenty of photo opportunities and our very own "live" scarecrow Ruby Cornbread will be available for photos. One of the museums largest events of the year. Regular museum admission.  $10 admission adults, no senior discount, students $5, under 5 FREE. Parking FREE.

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Civil War reenactment 2018 Firing Cannon

  • Living History, Civil War School Field Trip Day - Fri., Nov.16, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Living History, Civil War Reenactments - Nov. 17, 18, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Civil War Reenactments & Living History Encampment. Regular museum admission.

Skirmishes will emerge from the village and battles will take place at 2:00 p.m. both days (Saturday & Sunday).

Suttlers applications and Food Vendor applications 

If you need more information: curator@pioneerfloridamuseum.org

The public is invited to tour the authentic confederate and union camps; reenactors are in character.

Get a glimpse of how they lived and what it was like during the Civil War. Traditional period craft demonstrations, Ladies period fashion show, Live Music. Church Service on Sunday Morning

All museum buildings will be open, docents/guides in period clothing in most buildings.

Schools are invited to schedule field trips. The educational value of this event cannot be overemphasized, so on Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. the encampment hosts a School Feild Trip Day.

At the School Day, students may rotate through different stations learning about the Civil War, cannons, musical instruments, medical hospital units, rifles, Union Camp, Confederate Camp and the Cavalry to name a few. To be included in “School Day” activities, your school/Homeschool group must pre-register or call 352-567-0262.

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Country Christmas 2017 Santa Dolores

  • Country Christmas and Vintage Market - Dec. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

See the museum decorated for Christmas by the Dade City Garden Club! Photos w/Santa, unique vendors for that perfect Christmas gift, free Christmas cookies (while supplies last), food vendors, live entertainment, face painters, petting zoo, Christmas music, barrel train rides, silent auction baskets, and more.

 Regular museum admission.  $10 admission adults, no senior discount, students $5, under 5 FREE. Parking FREE.

If you bring in a new, unwrapped toy (for a local charity) you will receive a $5 admission.

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                           Raising Cane 2018 Billy Poe   boilingjuicintosyrup

  • Raising Cane, A Sweet & Spicy Event - Jan. 12, 2019, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sugar Cane Syrup Making & a Southern Syrup Makers Association Sugar Cane Competition/Tasting/Judging
Also an International Chili Society Cook off, a local "People's Choice" Chili Competition
Live music and entertainment all day, pancake breakfast w/cane syrup, chili tasting, great vendors, food, all museum buildings open. Get there in time for pancakes and stay all day! Regular museum admission. $10 for adults, $5 students and under 5 free.

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Farm Fest 2016 Horse Pull RK Riley

  • Farm Fest & Quilt Show - Feb. 2 & 3, 2019                                               
  • (Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sun 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Quilt Exhibition, Quilt Appraiser, Vendors, Food, live entertainment, amazing Quilt Show both days. Bring your lawn chairs, grab a pulled pork dinner or sandwich from the concession stand and get your spot for the horse pull on Saturday.

Saturday Only - Draft Horse Pull, starts at noon. $10 admission adults, no senior discount, students $5, under 5 FREE

Sunday Only - Antique Car Show, Regular museum admission.

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Union Civil War 2018

  • Living History, Civil War School Field Trip Day - Fri., Feb. 22, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Living History, Civil War Reenactments - Feb. 23, 24, 2019 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Civil War Reenactments & Living History Encampment. Regular museum admission.

Skirmishes will emerge from the village and battles will take place at 2:00 p.m. both days (Saturday & Sunday).

Suttlers applications and Food Vendor applications 

If you need more information: curator@pioneerfloridamuseum.org

The public is invited to tour the authentic confederate and union camps; reenactors are in character.

Get a glimpse of how they lived and what it was like during the Civil War. Traditional period craft demonstrations, Ladies period fashion show, Live Music. Church Service on Sunday Morning

All museum buildings will be open, docents/guides in period clothing in most buildings.

Schools are invited to schedule field trips. The educational value of this event cannot be overemphasized, so on Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. the encampment hosts a School Feild Trip Day.

At the School Day, students may rotate through different stations learning about the Civil War, cannons, musical instruments, medical hospital units, rifles, Union Camp, Confederate Camp and the Cavalry to name a few. To be included in “School Day” activities, your school/Homeschool group must pre-register or call 352-567-0262.

 

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joeys bunny           Jelly Bean Fling 2018 Mr T and crowd

  • Jelly Bean Fling - Apr. 6, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Spring Festival, Easter Bonnet Parade, face painting, games, petting zoo, make your own Easter Bonnet, vendors, food, live entertainment with Mr. Tommy, photos with the Easter Bunny, etc.

 

We are now accepting vendor applications for these events.

 

 

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MEETINGS

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2018 Pasco County Historical Society Meetings

Every other month, starting in January, 7:00 p.m., usually the 3rd Friday. At the Pioneer Florida Museum,. Different speakers and presentations each meeting. Pot luck - please bring a covered dish, your table service and drink (disposable plate, fork, knife, and spoon). For more information, please contact: historical society president, Glen Thompson,(352) 567-7449 or E-Mail: bookbollard @ iCloud.com . Historical society meetings are free and open to the public.

MEETING SCHEDULE: SEPTEMBER 21, 2018, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 (this is the 2nd Friday of the month)

 

LOCATION: The museum is located 1.3 miles north of downtown Dade City, at the corner of US 301 and Museum Road, turn east onto Museum Road and cross the railroad tracks. 

 

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CLASS SCHEDULE

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Cards shown above just an example, not actual cards you will make in class.

Card Making Classes, August 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov 17, Dec 15  

Usually the  3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

In the main building. 

Cost $10 per person, supplies are provided.  Class size is limited;

please email or contact the museum to reserve your spot 352-567-0262.  

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Beginner's Weaving Classes, May 5, June 2 

1st Saturday of each month starting March 3, from 10 a.m to 1 p.m.

Weaving is both a fun and useful craft.  You can make rugs, blankets, table linens, shawls, scarves, fabric for clothing, etc.  

This class provides an introduction to weaving with an emphasis on multi-harness looms.  At the end of this class you will be able to purchase and use the loom of your choice with confidence.  

In class, you will prepare a 2-harness loom and weave a mat on it.  As you make the mat you will learn the parts of a loom and their functions.

Other topics include various weaving terms and tools; reading a weaving draft; and calculating the amount of yarn needed for a project.  

Other types of looms (i.e. rigid heddle, inkle, & tablet) will also be demonstrated.  

All materials are provided.  

* 1st Saturday of each month starting March 3rd from 10am to 1pm.

* Beginners class (13 yrs. and up)

* $25 paid in advance or $30 at the door. Pay online: paypal.me/MarilynnOry

* Family discount $25 for 1st guest & half off 2nd or subsequent guest

* Adult supervision required at all times

* Max of 6 guest/ Min of 3 in order to have the class

* 1st time guest will receive a One Day Free Admission Pass

A break for lunch is not included, but you may bring a sandwich or similar light snack and a drink.

Register today, please email or contact the museum to reserve your spot 352-567-0262.

 

 

Admission varies for special events.

  No dogs, please. Service animals only.

Pioneer Florida Museum & Village
15602 Pioneer Museum Road
Mailing address:P.O. Box
 335
Dade City
FL 33526-0335 
Phone: 352-567-0262