Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

Fort Foster Rendezvous at Fort Foster State Historic Site

Time: 10:00 am til 3:00 pm

Location: Fort Foster State Historic Site 15402 U.S. 301 N. Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Description: The Department of Environmental Protection’s Fort Foster State Historic Site, hosts its 22nd Annual Fort Foster Rendezvous.

This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. On “School Days”, Wednesday, 02/07/18 thru Friday 02/9/18, Bay Area schools are invited to bring their students out to see this living history event. The fee is $2.00 per student (teachers/chaperones are free). The "School Days" Registration form is available online, at the park, or by calling (813) 987-6771.

On 02/10/18 and 02/11/18, there will be skirmishes, as the reenactor Seminoles attempt to burn the bridge over the Hillsborough River and the reenactor soldiers defend it. Refreshments will be available for visitors' enjoyment. The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.

For more information see link below or contact Park Services Specialist, Alex Kinder at douglas.kinder@dep.state.fl.us

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FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.


Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Time: 10:00 am til 11:30 pm

Location: Cuban Club, 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Ybor City, FL 33605

Description: Join the Tampa Bay History Center for a guided tour of historic Ybor City. This 90-minute walking tour is led by a History Center-trained docent and focuses on the founding and development of Ybor City in the late 19th century early 20th century. You'll tour Tampa's only National Historic Landmark District and learn about the people, social life and work culture of early Ybor. You'll visit mutual aid societies, the Ybor Cigar Factory and other key landmarks, and hear the stories behind one Florida's oldest and most unique communities.

Tours meet in front of the Cuban Club, 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Ybor City, FL 33605.

Participants will walk a total of approximately one mile along public sidewalks and brick streets. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes and attire for walking outside. Guests might also want to bring bottled water on the tour.

Tours are limited to 25 people. Pre-registration is required at the link below. For details, call 813-228-0097.

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