Calendar of Events
Death and Mourning
Tuesday - Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
Dorr House, 311 S. Adams Street
Join a costumed guide for our seasonal tour entitled, “Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era.” Visitors step back in time and learn customs and superstitions discussing mourning clothing, jewelry, and photography. Tours begin at the Clara Barkley Dorr House, 311 S. Adams Street, at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, September 01 - October 21. For more information, please contact Phillip Mayhair, 850-595-5985. This tour is included with admission to Historic Pensacola. Tickets are available at any one of our service desk locations, including the Tivoli High House at 205 E. Zaragoza Street.
Due to choking hazard, minimum age is 6 years old
Saturday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street
Ever wonder what the Earth was like millions of years ago and what creatures walked or lived wher you live right now? Well wonder no more as you join the Pensacola Children's Museum for its new Dinosaur Discovery Program. Come learn about what the world looked like, some of the cool dinosaurs that lived in it, and how some of the big creatures that live today compare to their ancestors. Then learn what a Paleontologist is and how to become one, and assume the role of a "Junior Paleontologist" as you carefully excavate your very own dinosaur.
Thursday, October 5 at 5:00 p.m.
Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza Street
WUWF's popular monthly acoustic concert series, RadioLive, returns on Thursday, October 5th at the Museum of Commerce in Historic Pensacola.
RadioLive fans will look forward to enjoying the performances of many old friends and new musical groups in the coming months. The scheduled performers for October 5th are Caroline Aiken, Sally Barris and Buddy Mondlock.
Every Tuesday in our Historic Village
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!
Every Wednesday in our Historic Village
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.
Every Thursday in our Historic Village
Join us in Historic Pensacola's Historic Village on Thursdays for Broom making. Interpreters will demonstrate early 19th century methods of creating brooms from “broom corn” sorghum.
Every Friday in our Historic Village
Watch costumed interpreters brew the "black drink," a tea from the Yaupon Holly that served as a ceremonial and social beverage for indigenous peoples of the southeast.
Every Saturday in our Historic Village
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!