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EVENTS

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EVENT SCHEDULE (Fall - Spring) 2018-2019

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SPOOK TACULAR 2018

  • SPOOK-TACULAR - Oct. 26 & 27, 2018, 6.P.M. - 11 p.m.

Spooky, haunted, night time fun! (More details coming soon.)
Two sections:Under 12 guided stroll with a "Hocus Pocus" theme OR
Over 12 yrs old, "Haunted Hay Ride" with a Jeepers Creepers theme.
Concessions will be open.
Indian Corn Maze
$8 admission for everyone (choose over 12 or under 12 experience), free parking.
NO passes or museum membership passes accepted.
This is a fund-raiser benefiting the GFWC Dade City Woman's Club.

This event is being put on by the GFWC Dade City Woman's Club. If you have any questions please call GFWC Dade City Woman's Club , Laurie Padavan 352-457-1409.

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Civil War Reenactments NOV2018

  • 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.

RE-ENACTORS - Additional RV Parking available at Town & Country RV Resort, located 6 minutes away (4 miles North of the museum). Families welcome.  2 people - $32.99. Good Samaritan Discount available. 

They have a few deluxe camping cabins available, $59 a night, Plus Tax, additional charge for more than two guests. The cabin comfortably sleeps up to four with bath, TV, microwave, heat and A/C, coffee maker, toaster and refrigerator.

For more information or to reserve your campsite:

Town & Country RV Resort
18005 US Hwy 301, Dade City, Florida 33523
Mary Hawkins
352-567-7707

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We are now accepting vendor applications for these events.

CC save the date 2018

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

See the museum buildings decorated for Christmas by the talented Dade City Garden Club! 

*Regular museum admission $10 for adults or $5 students. Children under 5 free.
*Bring a new unwrapped toy or pantry item for "Make a Difference",a local charity, and  receive a $5 admission. 

 

FREE Photos w/Santa from 1 - 3 p.m., FREE Christmas cookies and punch (while supplies last), FREE live entertainment - (the Barking Dogs, Hand Bells, Pasco County Chior Guild, Seventeenth Street Band) FREE face painters, FREE petting zoo, unique and vintage vendors for that perfect Christmas gift, food trucks/vendors, barrel train rides, silent auction baskets, decorate your own cookies, and more. 

Now accepting vendor applications ($45 for regular vendors and $65 for food vendors) www.PioneerFloridaMuseum.org and groups for Christmas Carols and Christmas performances, email curator@PioneerFloridaMuseum.org, call museum 352-567-0262 or event coordinator 352-206-8889.

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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

Old tire shop

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:  NOVEMBER 9, 2018 (this is the 2nd Friday of the month)

james Weiss

Speaker James Weiss
About James: Jim spent most of his working life in the computer industry.
After graduating from Indiana University, he worked for IBM and GTE
Data Services until 1990. He then started his own computer consulting
company.
After retirement, he spent most of his time volunteering with his Sertoma
club, the Tampa Sports Authority, and The Tampa Bay History Center.
Since moving to Tampa in 1978, his interest in the history of Florida and
Tampa in particular has increased. He is a founding member of the Tampa
Bay Civil War Round Table, and an avid genealogist. He also teaches
courses for OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the USF.
The Spanish-American War
Called the “Splendid Little War,” this conflict lasted only a few months
but had long-lasting effects on Tampa and the world. Learn about Cuban
revolutionaries, the sinking of the battleship Maine, and Teddy
Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and their role in Tampa’s history.

jimweiss@verizon.net
Speaking at November 2018 Pasco County Historical Meeting
Please note for regular society members and guests that the meeting will be on
November 9th...the museum has scheduled the living history group for the third
Friday and asked that we have our Pasco County Historical society Meeting on
November 9, 2018.

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

Pudgy Party

Pudgy Party Camp Fire (10 min – 30 max guests) Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This is a family night out where guest will use pie irons to make 1 savory & 1 sweet stuffed pudgy $12 per person, includes 2  pudgies- plus drink & a side

Join Not-A-Clue Adventures at Pioneer Florida Museum in Dade City for a fun "Pudgy Party". This family friendly event features a variety of campfire confections that you will get to prepare in Pie Iron over an open fire. You can prepare something sweet and or something savory. Chosen menu items will be prepared and cooked by attendee. All materials and ingredients will be provided.

Class size limited. Pre-paid reservations are required to prepare items needed for class. Food allergies must be made known at time of reservation. Cost $12 per person.

Youth MUST be supervised at all times by paying adult! We will be cooking over an open fire pit and there are many safety precautions we will be taking.

Online reservations coming soon - or call to reserve 813-789-0904

bees butter

Bee, Butter, Biscuits – Brunch (5 min – 20 max) Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. This is a hands-on ladies/family brunch:  omelet, fruit, biscuits & beverage $12 per person

Join us for a morning of old timey fun. Make your own butter, roast biscuits on a stick over a camp fire, enjoy with local honey! Also, learn to prepare a wonderful brunch recipe over the campfire Smokey eggs with prosciutto and fresh Parmesan cooked in a Dutch oven. Coffee and tea will be included.

This is a wonderful opportunity to get outdoors in the cool fall morning and learn a new skill, have a tasty meal and maybe even make a new friend or two!

Instruction will be provided by Jeanene Fisher of Not a Clue Adventures – Outdoors Guide

$12 per person

Prepaid reservations are required. Limited space available! Future classes will be scheduled if we sell out

Online reservations coming soon - Call to reserve today 813-789-0904

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poes pumpkin

October Paint - Poe's Pumpkin

Sunday - Oct 14th (6:30 to 8:30pm)

Large side of the Mabel Jordan Barn

Join us as summer fades into fall and the evenings crisp air beckons us to spend our times relaxing with friends. (BYOB) Bring your beverage of choice and a few good friends as we paint this plucky raven atop a plump pumpkin. $35 per person. inthedetailsparties@gmail.com

Water and snacks will be provided as well as all supplies and instruction.

Class will be at the pioneer Florida Museum in the Mabel-Jordan Barn.

Please enter through Gate 4

More painting classes on the following dates.

Pictures will be posted soon.

Friday - Nov 9th (6:30 to 8:30pm) small side of the Mabel Jordan Barn
Friday - Dec 14th (6:30 to 8:30pm) small side of the Mabel Jordan Barn
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card class march 2017

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

Card Making Classes, Oct. 20, 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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 Loom

Beginner's Weaving Classes  

1st Saturday of each month starting 10 a.m. - 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