RACING UNDER THE STARS EVENT

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Museum of Florida History Highlights Tours
These are guided tours offered Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The tour is approximately 20 minutes long and offers visitors a time to travel from prehistoric Florida to the present. For more information, contact 850-245-6400. Museum of Florida History, free.

The Knott House Museum Tour
Although, its history can be traced as far back as the Civil War when the Emancipation Proclamation was announced, the historic house is now restored to its early 20th-century appearance when the house was occupied by politician William Knott and his wife, Luella. Mrs. Knott composed verses about many of the items in her home and hosted social gatherings. For information about tours and special events, call 922-2459. Tours offered Wednesday-Friday, on the hour at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.; Saturday tours start at 10:00 a.m. and last tour starts at 3:00 p.m., free.


July 02, 2016

Racing Under The Stars event
Join us for free fun and the final lap of the Sun, Sand, and Speed: Florida Auto Racing exhibit. Outdoor showing of the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola on large 20' screen. Race starts at 7:30 p.m. Giant games of checkers and tumble tower, bean bag toss, two remote control race tracks, and a drawing for remote control car sets. Bring your own blanker or lawn chair. Food sales by Valhalla Grill and Backpackers Box food trucks and beer sales by Tri-Eagle Sales. Event sponsored by Dale Earnhardt Jr Tallahassee Chevrolet.


July 06, 2016

Summer Reading Program: Nutrition
Florida! On Your Mark, Get Set, Read Florida is home to many sports, teams and athletes. Discover the history of different sports and the healthy foods that make athletes strong through the Museum of Florida History Summer Reading Program. Explore summer book themes with hands-on activities at the Museum of Florida History every Wednesday June 29–Car Racing July 6–Nutrition July 13–Eating Right July 20–Ball Games July 27–The Olympics The program and parking are free. Chaperones are required. Pick up a Summer Reading List at the Museum of Florida History, your local library, or online at museumoffloridhistory.com.


July 09, 2016

2nd Saturday Family Programs
Quilting: Recycling and Reuse Introduces participants to the concepts of recycling and reuse of fabrics in making quilts, and basic sewing techniques used on quilt squares.


July 13, 2016

Summer Reading Program: Eating Right
Florida! On Your Mark, Get Set, Read Florida is home to many sports, teams and athletes. Discover the history of different sports and the healthy foods that make athletes strong through the Museum of Florida History Summer Reading Program. Explore summer book themes with hands-on activities at the Museum of Florida History every Wednesday June 29–Car Racing July 6–Nutrition July 13–Eating Right July 20–Ball Games July 27–The Olympics The program and parking are free. Chaperones are required. Pick up a Summer Reading List at the Museum of Florida History, your local library, or online at museumoffloridhistory.com.


July 20, 2016

Summer Reading Program: Ball Games
Florida! On Your Mark, Get Set, Read Florida is home to many sports, teams and athletes. Discover the history of different sports and the healthy foods that make athletes strong through the Museum of Florida History Summer Reading Program. Explore summer book themes with hands-on activities at the Museum of Florida History every Wednesday June 29–Car Racing July 6–Nutrition July 13–Eating Right July 20–Ball Games July 27–The Olympics The program and parking are free. Chaperones are required. Pick up a Summer Reading List at the Museum of Florida History, your local library, or online at museumoffloridhistory.com.


July 27, 2016

Summer Reading Program: The Olympics
Florida! On Your Mark, Get Set, Read Florida is home to many sports, teams and athletes. Discover the history of different sports and the healthy foods that make athletes strong through the Museum of Florida History Summer Reading Program. Explore summer book themes with hands-on activities at the Museum of Florida History every Wednesday June 29–Car Racing July 6–Nutrition July 13–Eating Right July 20–Ball Games July 27–The Olympics The program and parking are free. Chaperones are required. Pick up a Summer Reading List at the Museum of Florida History, your local library, or online at museumoffloridhistory.com.