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Stories of a Sportsmen’s Paradise: A Folk Art Experience

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave WEverglades City,

Step back in time at the Museum of the Everglades, where you’ll hear rich stories of how the Ten Thousand Islands became a magnet for avid anglers and enthusiastic adventurers—including why Everglades City just might be the birthplace of the modern fishing lure. But this experience offers much more than fanciful fish tales. Step behind […]

History Harvest: Swamp Buggies

Naples Depot Museum 1051 5th Ave S, Naples, FL

You’re invited to the Naples Depot Museum to share your history! Collier County’s signature past time is celebrating over 72 years of history! The first Swamp Buggy race was officially held on November 12, 1949 and quickly became a popular attraction for the region. Join us in telling your swamp buggy stories, share photos and […]

Third Thursday Lectures • Bandits & Bank Robbers in the Everglades

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave WEverglades City,

This presentation will recount the dark deeds of desperate men (and women!) who committed crimes and hid out in the Everglades. These true crime adventures will include the illegal escapades of the Rice Gang, the notorious John Ashley, “Queen of the Everglades” Laura Beatrice Upthegrove, and more. Was the Bank of the Everglades ever robbed? […]

Down the Garden Path: Exhibit & Garden Tour

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

Join Down the Garden Path photographers Lissette Morales and Lupita Vazquez Reyes for a guided tour through the exhibit and an onsite visit to the community garden featured in the exhibit. Must supply own transportation to garden and masks are strongly recommended. Max capacity of 8 per guided tour: please RSVP using the form below.

Free

Railroading’s Finest Hour

Naples Depot Museum 1051 5th Ave S, Naples, FL

Take a step back in time to railroading’s finest hour at the historic Naples Depot, where you will be immersed in the heyday of glamorous rail travel, with a glimpse of the hard work and ingenuity it took to make it that way. Learn how the arrival of the train to Naples and the technology […]

Down the Garden Path: Exhibit & Garden Tour

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

Join Down the Garden Path photographers Lissette Morales and Lupita Vazquez Reyes for a guided tour through the exhibit and an onsite visit to the community garden featured in the exhibit. Must supply own transportation to garden and masks are strongly recommended. Max capacity of 8 per guided tour: please RSVP using the form below.

Free

Remembering 9/11: The Freedom Park Memorial

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

Retired firefighter Sam Cadreau will discuss the legacy of 9/11 and the efforts to build the Collier County Freedom Memorial in Naples. "Remembering 9/11" exhibit will be on display September 7 - October 30.

Stories of a Sportsmen’s Paradise: A Folk Art Experience

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave WEverglades City,

Step back in time at Museum of the Everglades, where you’ll hear rich stories of how the Ten Thou-sand Islands became a magnet for avid anglers and enthusiastic adventurers—including why Everglades City just might be the birth-place of the modern fishing lure. But this experience offers much more than fanciful fish tales. Step behind the […]

Cowboys & Constellations

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

Before the days of movies and the Internet, cowboys spent many nights by the fire looking at the stars above. From the stars these cowboys could navigate, tell time, and entertain themselves with the legends of the constellations. Join us monthly at the Immokalee Pioneer Museum as we explore major constellations and share tips to […]

Free

Zoom In – Made in Florida with Art Levy

Marco Island Historical Museum 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island, FL

Award-winning journalist Art Levy will feature highlights from his book, Made in Florida. He features some of the best and well-known artists, authors, and personalities who make Florida such a great and unique state. Hear about Carl Hiaasen, Shaquille O’Neal, as well as not-yet famous but interesting Floridians. This is an online, Zoom lecture. To […]