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Posts tagged as “Bartow”

Cancelled: Nutcracker Suites

Sorry, this show has been cancelled due to injury/illness. Join Florida Dance Theatre as they present an afternoon of outdoor holiday magic. The Nutcracker Suites in Bartow is an event that includes a special one-hour matinee performance of The Nutcracker,  character meet & greets and holiday concessions to celebrate the…

Cornucopia 2020

Bartow Art Guild Fall Art Exhibit November 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 The Cornucopia 2020 member event is online this year due to Covid-19 restrictions and considerations. Guidelines are the same as in years past, but the exhibition is a virtual event instead of a physical one. Click the…

Voices and Votes: Democracy in America

A Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition on display at the History Center from October 23 through December 9, 2020. When American revolutionaries waged a war for independence they took a leap of faith that sent ripple effects across generations. They embraced a radical idea of establishing a government that entrusted the…

Forward Into Light at the History Center

Forward Into Light is a national campaign to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote. Named in honor of the historic suffrage slogan Forward through the Darkness, Forward into Light, the campaign is sponsored by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, established by Congress…

Sounds, Thoughts and Colors of Suffrage

In this virtual presentation, hosted by Maria Trippe, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, learn about the sounds, thoughts, and colors of suffrage.  The event is one of several initiatives at the local, state, and national level to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920. Local historian…

SUSPENDED: Book Banter

5:30-6:30pm on the following dates: Jan 23, Feb 27, Mar 26, Apr 23, May 28, Jun 25, Jul 23, Aug  27, Sep 24, Oct 15. Love to babble about books? Feel the need to chatter about chapters? Here at the Polk County History Center we have the solution: Join our…