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Legends and Lore of the Everglades

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

Just in time for the Halloween Season, Museum of the Everglades Manager Thomas Lockyear will explore the region’s myths, legends, and folklore. The infamous Ochopee Skunk Ape, the Ox Woman, […]

Waste Not, Want Not: Pickling

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee, FL

Before refrigeration came about pioneers used the pickling method to let their gardens’ bounties have a longer shelf life before spoiling. Join in or watch as we demonstrate pickling techniques […]

Engines in the Everglades: How Men Modified Machines to Tame the Swamp

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

This companion lecture to the current “Gearheads in the Glades” exhibit at museum of the Everglades explores the ways in which mechanically-inclined Gladesmen combined parts from airplanes, boats, cars, trucks, […]

Waste Not, Want Not: Decorate like a Pioneer

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee, FL

Enjoy the simplicity and creativity of the holidays before commercialism. We’ll put together holiday decorations like the pioneers did — using what’s available from nature to celebrate the season.

Rudolph Was a Radical: Holiday Films as Social Commentary

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL

Museums Director Amanda Townsend will be exploring some of our favorite holiday TV shows and movies. Not just feel-good stories, these films reflect many of the social concerns of the […]

Everglades Americana: The Art of Dick Jay

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

Museum of the Everglades Manager Thomas Lockyear will discuss the poignant and often whimsical way that artist Dick Jay captured historic events and personalities with paint and sculpture. Part primitive, […]