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Closing Reception for “Legendary Gladesmen”

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

Friends of Museum of the Everglades will host this closing reception celebrating this exhibit that honors some of the Gladesman Culture’s significant personalities. We will also celebrate the 85th birthday of the only still-living person featured in the exhibit: gladesman Franklin Adams. Join us for light refreshments and to rub elbows with Mr. Adams and […]

Cowboy Coffee

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

Coffee has a history as deep and rich as its delightful brew. Roast beans and boil coffee like a pioneer while we explore the drink’s origins and importance to American history. Free coffee for anyone who cares to join us!

Opening Reception and Lecture for Abandoned Everglades

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

We are celebrating the opening of the NDM's newest exhibit, Abandoned Vehicles of the Everglades. Light refreshments will be provided. Lecture begins at 6:00PM.

Henry Ford in Florida

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

Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a talk by Brent Newman, Chief Curator at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. He will be discussing Henry Ford and his time and activities in Florida. The automotive innovator purchased his Ft. Myers home, "the Mangoes," in 1916. Along with his friends Thomas […]

Preschool Program: Florida Road Trip

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

Your little one will be transported back to the retro age of Florida road trips, featuring crafts inspired by classic Florida road side attractions and your favorite car games. Inspired by the Collier Museum at Government Center's special exhibit, From the Great Lakes to the Sunshine State: Exploring the History of U.S. 41. RSVP is […]

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The Pirate of Panther Key and the Legend of Gasparilla

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

Museum of the Everglades Manager Thomas Lockyear will dig deep into the history of hermit Juan Gomez and his long and storied life. Did he really live to be 122 years old? Did he sail with the pirate Gasparilla? Was he actually Gasparilla? Find out the answers to these questions and more, including the role […]

Museum Day Live!

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

Ready for an adventure? Enjoy a special day out with the family at the Naples Depot Museum, as guests of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum Day Live! In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across […]

Young Professionals of Naples Networking Event

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

Join us for the Young Professionals of Naples monthly Networking After 5 at the Naples Depot Museum from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.! Bring a friend, bring your business cards, and get to networking with other young professionals in the community. This event is FREE to attend, and open to members and future members alike. […]

Animals of the Everglades Family Day

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

Stop by the Collier Museum at Government Center for a fun exploration of the animals and birds that live in the Everglades. We’ll have crafts, games, and activities for the whole family. Drop in from 11am to 2pm – no reservations necessary.

Waste Not, Want Not: Darn Socks

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

Without easy access to retails goods, pioneers needed to be resourceful and thrifty. This meant that clothing with holes or rips was mended not replaced. Today, “visible mending” is a decorative craft practiced with the purpose of reducing waste. Join in as we demonstrate techniques from yesterday and today that you can implement in your […]