Calendar of Events

Victorian Tea Program

Tuesday - Saturday at 2:30 p.m. for the months of May, June, and July 2017. 

Dorr House, 311 S. Adams Street

The Victorian Tea program interprets 19th Century afternoon tea history, customs and etiquette.  A Victorian attired docent leads visitors through our 1871 Clara Barkley Dorr house on this seasonal tour.  Tours meet at the Dorr House, located at 311 S. Adams Street, at 2:30PM Tuesday through Saturday for the months of May, June, and July 2017.  The tour is included with admission to Historic Pensacola.  Tickets are available at any of our service desk locations, including the Tivoli High House located at 205 E. Zaragoza Street.  Tickets are valid for one week from purchase.

Living History 

Every Tuesday through the summer season

Laundry and Soap

Join us every Tuesday in Historic Pensacola's Historic Village for Laundry and Soap day! Interpreters demonstrate how laundry was done in the early 19th century and discuss the process of making soap. Visitors are welcome to help and wash the laundry too!

Living History 

Every Wednesday through the summer season

Yellow Fever

What do mosquitoes, jaundice, and bloodletting have in common? Come visit Historic Pensacola's Historic Village and learn about yellow fever and its effects on the city of Pensacola in the 19th century.

Story Tyme

The Bad Mood Bear

Friday, July 21at 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.  Come take part of 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.

Living History 

Every Thursday through the summer season

Gardening and Broom Making

Join us in Historic Pensacola's Historic Village on Thursdays for Gardening and Broom making. Interpreters will be tending herb and vegetable gardens, representative of what was grown in early 19th century Pensacola. Plants change seasonally and visitors are always welcome to help us water the garden! For broom making, interpreters demonstrate early 19th century methods of creating brooms from “broom corn” sorghum.

Fun with the Arts

Bag Puppets

Tuesday, July 25 at 11:00 and 2:00

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street


Come join us for our Fun with the Arts program at the Pensacola Children's Museum! Come and make your own Bag Puppet or show off your talents with our specialized coloring sheets. So give yourself an artistic boost and enjoy this free public program only at the Pensacola Children's Museum. For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 ext. 112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Living History 

Every Friday through the summer season

Patgo

Wooden roosters, ribbons, and muskets? Learn about a unique early 19th century Pensacola tradition, the Patgo! This festive activity, with its European roots, provided entertainment for all. Visit Historic Pensacola's Historic Village on Fridays to learn more!

Magic Behind the Switch

Friday, July 28

11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Electricity: you flip a switch and it’s there, but do you ever wonder how it’s there?  Come and learn to make your own model windmill, which are used to generate electricity and learn about the types and power of electricity. The Magic Behind the Switch is a free hands-on public program that will brighten your day!  

Hall of Celebrities

Seashell the Beachcomber

Saturday, July 29 at 11:00 and 2:00

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Its show time and time for you to come join us on Saturday, July 29 for our music, singing and dancing program: the Hall of Celebrities. Meet our famous celebrity "Seashell the Beachcomber," in this free public program only at the Pensacola Children's Museum.The Hall of Celebrities is a free program sponsored by the UWF Historic Trust. For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Storytelling with John Appleyard

Saturday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m.

Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street


You are invited! Mr. John Appleyard will be sharing stories of Pensacola and greeting visitors at the Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street, Saturday at 10:00 a.m. 

Living History 

Every Saturday through the summer season

Open Hearth Cooking

Join us in Historic Pensacola's Historic Village on Saturdays where interpreters will share what working-class colonists would have eaten, how they acquired their foods, and how they prepared their foods. Visitors will be able to see cooking demonstrations featuring authentic foods and cooking methods!

Storytelling with John Appleyard

Tuesday, August 1 at 1:30 p.m.

Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street


You are invited! Mr. John Appleyard will be sharing stories of Pensacola and greeting visitors at the Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street, every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

Storytelling with John Appleyard

Tuesday, August 8 at 1:30 p.m.

Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street


You are invited! Mr. John Appleyard will be sharing stories of Pensacola and greeting visitors at the Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street, every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

Storytelling with John Appleyard

Tuesday, August 15 at 1:30 p.m.

Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street


You are invited! Mr. John Appleyard will be sharing stories of Pensacola and greeting visitors at the Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street, every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

Storytelling with John Appleyard

Tuesday, August 22 at 1:30 p.m.

Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street


You are invited! Mr. John Appleyard will be sharing stories of Pensacola and greeting visitors at the Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street, every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

Storytelling with John Appleyard

Tuesday, August 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street


You are invited! Mr. John Appleyard will be sharing stories of Pensacola and greeting visitors at the Appleyard Cottage, 213 East Zaragoza Street, every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.