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Museum of the Everglades

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105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
(239) 695-0008

April 2017

Tamiami Trail Anniversary Celebration

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Free

Join us at Museum of the Everglades as we celebrate the 89th anniversary of the completion of the Tamiami Trail as well as the 19th anniversary of the opening of Museum of the Everglades! Free Historic Walking Tour @10:00am Trail History Talk @11:00am Complimentary refreshments and cake courtesy of the Friends of the Museum of…

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September 2017

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Opening Reception: “A Heart for Alligators – a retrospective of the art of Jürg ‘George’ Furrer”

September 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a FREE opening reception for a new exhibit "A Heart for Alligators - a retrospective of the art of Jürg ‘George’ Furrer" at Museum of the Everglades.  Be the first to see this incredible display of George Furrer's works based on his real-life experiences as a visitor to Everglades City. This event is…

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January 2018

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Wind Across the Everglades – Special Screening

January 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a special outdoor screening of the 1958 Budd Schulberg feature "Wind Across the Everglades," filmed in Everglades City and Chokoloskee. This special screening will feature an introduction by KC Schulberg, nephew of Director Budd Schulberg and son of Producer Stuart Schulberg. About the plot: Set in the early 20th century, the film…

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February 2018

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival

February 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - February 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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The 14th Annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival features five days of seminars, discussions, and demonstrations celebrating the heritage, history and environmental science of the Everglades. Named for the pioneering conservationist who made the preservation and protection of the Everglades her life’s work, this year’s event will explore the past, present and future of the region…

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March 2018

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Hands-On History with Knife Maker Ken Largin

March 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of “hands-on history” at Museum of the Everglades with “nomad knife-maker” Ken Largin! Ken will demonstrate a variety of pioneer skills ranging from arrowhead knapping to blacksmithing and offer a hands-on experience to all in attendance. His personal brand of “Edu-tainment” pays tribute to the skills of craftsman in by-gone…

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April 2018

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90th Anniversary of the Opening of the Tamiami Trail Celebration

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us at Museum of the Everglades as we celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Tamiami Trail's opening! 10:00 am - Walking Tour of Historic Sites 11:00 am - Opening Ceremonies Featuring Barron G. Collier’s original speech read by Barron Collier III, followed by a parade 12:00 pm - The Naples Dixieland Jazz Band 1:00…

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July 2018

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Summer Movie Night: Gone Fishin’

July 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a showing of GONE FISHIN’ starring Joe Pesci and Danny Glover - filmed right here in Everglades City! We will be celebrating the addition of a new permanent exhibit about the movie featuring some recently donated behind-the-scenes photos. Do you have a story about the filming of the movie here in town?…

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August 2018

Movie Night: Just Cause

August 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a showing of JUST CAUSE starring Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne – filmed locally! Come early and see a special display! Free admission. Seating is limited so come early to claim your seat. The museum will remain open past its usual 4:00 PM closing time until the end of the film (approximately 8:00…

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September 2018

Movie Night: Shark River

September 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a showing of “Shark River” starring Steve Cochran as the next installment of our Mid-Month Summer Movie Nights. Filmed entirely in the Everglades in 1953 in the area known as “Hole In The Wall”, the film tells an overly-dramatic story of Civil War veterans on the run from the law – lost in…

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Hurricane History Day

September 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a presentation on the history of hurricanes in Florida by Museum Assistant Martha Hutcheson. The presentation will include maps, charts and historic images. Then, join Collier County Public Library and Collier County Museums for The Great American Read  Book Discussions on Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. Collier County book lovers will…

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October 2018

Movie Night: Bad Spirits

October 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Mid-Month Movie Night continues on Friday, October 19th with “Bad Spirits” – a family-friendly ghost story (no blood, no monsters) about relic hunters who disturb a burial ground. Filmed in Everglades National Park and on the Miccosukee Reservation, we present this independently produced film from 2007 as another chapter in our continuing exploration of the…

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Meet & Greet with Photographer Matt Stock

October 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a free meet & greet with photographer Matt Stock, creator of the “Abandoned Vehicles of the Everglades” exhibit on display at Museum of the Everglades.   About the Exhibit Through a series of photographs mainly captured at night, this exhibit explores the interaction between man and nature as seen through environmental portraits…

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November 2018

Movie Night: Distant Drums

November 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Mid-Month Movie Night continues on Friday, November 16th with “Distant Drums” starring Gary Cooper (1951). Filmed partially in the Everglades (and other parts of Florida), the film is an action-packed, if a bit melodramatic, romp through the swamp. We’ll start promptly at 6pm, but come early to grab a seat, enjoy free popcorn and a…

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December 2018

Movie Night: Cracker Crazy

December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Museum of the Everglades will be showing the 2007 documentary “Cracker Crazy: Invisible Histories of the Sunshine State” at 6pm on Friday, December 14th. The movie is free of charge and so is the popcorn. Candy and soft drinks available by donation to the Friends of the Museum of the Everglades.   “Renegade filmmaker Georg…

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January 2019

Remembering the Rod & Gun Club

January 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a free reception celebrating the history of the Rod & Gun Club in Everglades City!   About the Exhibit This exhibit celebrates the rich history of Everglades City – the birthplace of Collier County – by exploring the evolution of the landmark Rod & Gun Club. Originally a general store and post…

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Movie Night Under the Stars: Cocoanuts

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Join us for a free movie under the stars in Everglades City! This month's movie, "Cocoanuts" features the Marx Brothers and is set during the Florida Land Boom of the 1920s. FREE ADMISSION

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