RICHES of Central Florida



Public History Internship & Project Showcase

Friday, August 1, 2014; 2:00pm

Join us as UCF students present their public history internship and project experiences.

Public History Center
301 W. 7th Street
Sanford, FL 32771

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Summer Community Workshop Series Heritage Crafts: Turn of the Century Hand Quilting

Saturday, August 2, 2014; 10:00am - 2:00pm

Cost: $25.00

Discovering the Past Through Hands-on Learning
Take part in a historical journey and learn how the craft of quilting has evolved. Put your hands to use as you quilt a small project using techniques from the Turn of the Century.

More Information

Pre-registration is required for each workshop. To register, please call 407-936-1679 or email
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Florida Folklife Program Presents Seminole County Folk Forum

Saturday, August 9, 2014; 10:30am - 4:30pm

Cost: free

The Florida Folklife Program and the Public History Center in Seminole County will be hosting a Folk Forum, a day-long cultural event hosted in different communities across Florida.  These forums are designed to educate the public about folklore and cultural resources located within their community.

State Folklorist Amanda Hardeman will be presenting informational talks throughout the day explaining how to document and share traditional culture while also highlighting local folk artists, dancers, and musicians. The Seminole County Folk Forum will feature blues music by Maurice Fields Jr. and the King Snake Records’ session players (Sanford), traditional Indian dance by Nina Kumar (Chuluota), a fly-fishing demonstration by Jon Cave (Oviedo), and carving demonstration by Mark Rice (Deltona).

The Forum is FREE and open to the public. Registration is not required. There is limited handicapped accessibility at the Public History Center. Call 850.245.6427 for more information.

More Information

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RICHES of Central Florida
Department of History

Building: CNH 551
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-1350

Fax: 407-823-3184

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