All Events

OCT 8

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 8  |  10 a.m. 
Tour Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people.

OCT 12 & 19

OLLI-USF:
Florida Roadside Attractions: Before the Mouse 

Wednesdays, Oct. 12 & 19 
Share fond memories of Florida’s roadside attractions and take a visit to one of the favorites – Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg, Florida.

OCT 13

 

Sangria and Stories

Wednesday, Oct. 13  |  6 p.m.
Take an insider’s tour of the Cuban Pathways exhibit with its curator, Brad Massey, Ph.D., Saunders Foundation curator of public history.

OCT 15

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 15  |  10 a.m. 
Stroll the brick streets of downtown Tampa and learn about its compelling history.

OCT 19

 

Nature Walk at Chinsegut Hill Historic Site

Wednesday, Oct. 19  |  10 a.m. – Noon
Take a walk through the grounds and trails of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site with Jim Davis …

OCT 19

 

Florida Conversations: The Cuban Sandwich

Wednesday, Oct. 19  |  6:30 – 8 p.m.
Find out how the Cuban sandwich claimed a spot on menus around the world.

 

OCT 20

Book Group

Thursday, Oct. 20  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
The Cuban Sandwich: A History in Layers by Andrew Huse, Bárbara Cruz, and Jeff Houck …

OCT 22

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Oct. 22  |  Noon – 3 p.m.
Tampa Bay’s Aviation History

OCT 22

Family Heritage Festival

Saturday, Oct. 22  |  3 p.m.
Join Fred Hearns, curator of Black history, as he shares the history of the Dobyville neighborhood.

OCT 29

Central Avenue Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 29  |  10 a.m. 
Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district.

OCT 30

 

Night at the Museum

Sunday, Oct. 30  |  4 – 7 p.m.
Catch pirates, explorers, Florida pioneers, and other creatures sneaking around the museum galleries.

 

NOV 2, 9 & 16

 

OLLI-USF:
Early Tampa’s Leap into the 20th Century 

Wednesdays, Nov. 2, 9 & 16  |  10 a.m. – Noon
Our guest, Join TBHC docents to explore Tampa’s early growth, including agriculture, transportation, natural resources and the immigrant culture

NOV 2

Florida Conversations:
Cuban Music & Dance

Thursday, Nov. 2  |  6:30 p.m.
Our guest, Richard Gonzmart, along with community leader, Maruchi Azorin, will retell these great family stories.

NOV 5

 

Girl Scout Workshop

Saturday, Nov. 5  |  10 a.m.
Scouts will learn about the importance of storytelling before developing their own stories using museum objects.

NOV 9

Sangria and Stories

Wednesday, Nov. 9  |  6 p.m.
Tour the Touchton Map Library’s latest exhibit, Kitschy Cartography, with its curator, Rodney Kite-Powell, director of the Touchton Map Library.

NOV 11

 

Gala 2022: The Culture & Cuisine of New Orleans

Friday, Nov. 11  |  7 p.m.
You will be treated to cocktails and a lavish dinner buffet, live music and spectacular views of the Tampa Riverwalk.

NOV 12

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 12  |  10 a.m. 
Tour Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people.

NOV 16

 

Nell Ward Lecture

Wednesday, Nov. 16  |  6:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay: The Site of the First Attempted European Settlement in North America.

NOV 16

 

Nature Walk at Chinsegut Hill Historic Site

Wednesday, Nov. 16  |  10 a.m. – Noon
Take a leisurely walk through the grounds and trails of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site with Jim Davis …

NOV 17

Book Group

Thursday, Nov. 17  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
The Displacements by Bruce Holsinger

NOV 19

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 19  |  10 a.m. 
Stroll the brick streets of downtown Tampa and learn about its compelling history.

NOV 26

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 26  |  10 a.m. – Noon 
Tales from the Cowhunter: Florida’s Cattle Ranching History.

NOV 26

Central Avenue Walking Tour

Saturday, Nov. 26  |  10 a.m. 
Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district.

DEC 7

 

Nature Walk at Chinsegut Hill Historic Site

Wednesday, Dec. 7  |  10 a.m. – Noon
Take a leisurely walk through the grounds and trails of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site with Jim Davis …

DEC 10

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Dec. 10  |  10 a.m. 
Tour Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people.

DEC 17

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Dec. 17  |  10 a.m. – Noon 
Holiday Fiasco: The 1958 Great Tampa Snow Show

DEC 17

Central Avenue Walking Tour

Saturday, Dec. 17  |  10 a.m. 
Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district.

DEC 17

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Dec. 17  |  10 a.m. 
Stroll the brick streets of downtown Tampa and learn about its compelling history.