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Robert D. Sumner Memorial Golf Tournament


Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. Shotgun Start

Registration .pdf  and  Informational Flyer .pdf 


Scarecrow Flyer 2017

Scarecrow Festival

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Build your own scarecrow, pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, Picture with a Scarecrow, pony rides, face painting, bounce house, slide, Knockerball, barrel train rides, rock climbing, live entertainment with Mr. Tommy (sponsored by San An Citizens Federal Credit Union), touch - a - truck, carnival games, vendors, food trucks, concessions, and more! All museum buildings open, docents in period costumes.

 Vendor Applications & Information and  Flyer .pdf

Special Thanks to Tampa Electric Company (TECO), San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union, and Solutions Thrift Store for being great sponsors for this event!


Country Christmas Flyer 2017

Country Christmas Open House

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Photos with Santa 1-3 p.m.

Vendor Applications & Information and  Flyer .pdf


Raising Cane Flyer 2018

Raising Cane, A Sweet & Spicy Event

 (Making Cane Syrup on site and an International Chili Society Chili Cook-off)

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

More information about the Chili Cook-off will be posted soon.

Vendor Applications & Information and Flyer.pdf

Farm Fest Flyer 2018

Farm Festival & Quilt Show

Sat & Sun, February 3 & 4, 2018 9:00 a.m. (10:00 a.m. on Sunday) – 5:00 p.m.

Draft Horse pull on Saturday Only 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Antique Car Show Sunday Only

Vendor Applications & Information and Flyer.pdf

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Skirmish at White House

mentioned on some websites as "Battle of Dade City"

Civil War Reenactments & Living History Encampment

Sat. & Sun, February 24 & 25, 2018,  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Skirmishes will emerge from the village and battles will take place at

2:00 p.m. both days (Saturday & Sunday).


9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. School Field Trip Day

Saturday Schedule

9:00 a.m.  Gates Open, Camps & Sutlers Open

9:30 a.m.  Colors - Battlefield

10:00 a.m.  Ladies Tea (period dress required to participate) spectators welcome

 Dinners and Concessions

11:30 a.m.  Period Fashion Show

1:00 p.m.  Live Music by 7lbs of Bacon

2:00 p.m.  Battle

5:00 p.m. camps closed to the public/Gates close

Sunday Schedule

9:00 a.m.  Gates Open, Camps & Sutlers Open

9:30 a.m.  Colors - Battlefield

10:00 a.m.  Church

Dinners and Concessions

1:00 p.m. Live Music by 7lbs of Bacon

2:00 p.m.  Battle

5:00 p.m. camps closed to the public/Gates close

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 with "7lbs of Bacon Band”,

Church Service on Sunday Morning

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

School Day - Civil War /Living History

Friday, February 23, 2018  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Schools are invited to schedule field trips

The educational value of this event cannot be overemphasized, so on

Friday February 23, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. the encampment hosts a School 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 group must pre-register.

More information & schedule of events will be added soon. Please check back.


Jelly Bean Fling Flyer 2018 

 Jelly Bean Fling

Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Photos with Jasper the Easter Bunny (Time TBD)

Vendor Applications & Information and Flyer.pdf



2017 Pasco County Historical Society Meetings

The Pasco County Historical Society Meeting

Friday –  July 21, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Every other month, next meeting in July, 7:00 p.m., usually the 3rd Friday. At the Pioneer Florida Museum in the Main Building. Enter through main entry gate at the 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 secretary, Glen Thompson, (352) 567-7449. Historical society meetings are free and open to the public. 

July's Topic &Speaker

“St. Petersburg Times is the Battleground between Journalism Legend, Takeover artist.

this was the headline of a March 4, 1990 newspaper article. The control of an independent newspaper with a strong journalistic tradition was being threatened by a hostile corporate investor whose motives were suspect. The speaker will describe the dramatic story of this historic event which occurred during his outstanding career in journalism.

Speaker = Andrew Barnes

Andrew Barnes is a retired editor and chief executive officer of the St. Petersburg Times, now known as the Tampa Bay Times. Mr. Barnes went from New York to Harvard to the US Army, to the Washington Post. He came to Florida in 1973 and held many positions at the St. Petersburg Times. He also chaired the Pulitzer Prize board, was a member of the Florida Council of 100, and was engaged in numerous civic activities. Married more than 50 years he has three children, eight grandchildren and a ranch off of River Road where they have been settled for 20 years or so.




card class march 2017

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

Card Making Classes, August 19, September 16, Oct 21 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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Painting with In the Details usually the 2nd Friday of the month thru June 2017

(Will pick back up in Nov 2017 date TBD), 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., in the Mabel Jordan Barn, enter through GATE 4, all supplies included. More information will be posted soon.



Admission varies for special events.

 No dogs, please. Service animals only.

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