All Events

JAN 8

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Jan. 8  |  10 AM

Tour Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people, social life and work culture.

JAN 15

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Jan. 15  |  10 AM

Learn about Tampa’s compelling history as you stroll past City Hall, Sacred Heart Church, the Floridan Palace Hotel and even Tampa’s oldest bar, The Hub, on this guided trek!

JAN 19

Florida Conversations: Pirates of the Florida Coast

Wednesday, Jan. 19  |  6:30 PM

Truths, legends and myths with best-selling author Robert Jacob.

JAN 20

“Flamenco in the Time of Moonshine and Mobsters”

Thursday, Jan. 20  |  10:30 AM

Amy Romano, a flamenco dancer in Tampa’s Latin district, is on the run in this novel by David C. Edmonds

JAN 22

Living History Saturday: Marines of the Seminole Wars

Saturday, Jan. 22  | 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM

Historian and author Dave Ekardt portrays a U.S. Marine during the Seminole Wars (1816-1858).

FEB 4

Black History Month Reception

Friday, Feb. 4  |  6 PM

Embracing Our Ethnic Kaleidoscope

FEB 5

Madame Fortune Taylor Walking Tour

Saturday, Feb. 5  |  10 AM

Journey through the homestead of Madame Taylor, the namesake of downtown Tampa’s Fortune Street.

FEB 6

Central Avenue West Walking Tour

Sunday, Feb. 6  |  3 PM

Explore what was once known as Tampa’s “Black Wall Street,” where Black businesses thrived for decades.

FEB 9 & 16

OLLI Course: Cuban Pathways

Feb. 9 & 16  |  10 AM

USF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 

FEB 12

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Feb. 12  |  10 AM

Tour Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people, social life and work culture.

FEB 15

African-American Artifacts of Tampa Bay

Tuesday, Feb. 15  |  Noon

Are you interested in learning more about the Tampa Bay area’s Black history and viewing some seldom seen artifacts?

FEB 16

Florida Conversations: African American Burial Grounds and Remembering Project

Wednesday, Feb. 16  |  6:30 PM

Find out how people across the country and the Tampa Bay area can counter Black cemetery erasures.

FEB 17

Book Group: “The Sound of the Sea”

Thursday, Feb. 17  |  10:30 AM

In “The Sound of the Sea,” acclaimed environmental author Cynthia Barnett blends cultural history and science to trace our long love affair with seashells and the secret lives of the mollusks that make them.

FEB 19

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Feb. 19  |  10 AM

Learn about Tampa’s compelling history as you stroll past City Hall, Sacred Heart Church, the Floridan Palace Hotel and even Tampa’s oldest bar, The Hub, on this guided trek!

FEB 23

Chinsegut Hill Nature Walk & Home Tour

Wednesday, Feb. 23  |  11:30 AM

Take a leisurely walk through the grounds and trails of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site.

FEB 26

Living History Saturday: Buffalo Soldiers

Saturday, Feb. 26  | 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM

Learn more about brave stories of service during Living History Saturday with Frank Bell and Latrenia Bryant.

FEB 26

Central Avenue East Walking Tour

Saturday, Feb. 26  |  10 AM

Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district.

MAR 2 & 9

OLLI Course: Tampa’s New Baseball Museum

March 2 & 9  |  10 AM

USF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

MAR 3

Tampa Multicultural Café: Taste of India

Thursday, March 3  |  5 PM

Step into the Multicultural Café, where you can sample the tastes, sounds, art and history of the rich ethnic cultures of Tampa, along with fun cocktails and refreshments from the featured culture.

MAR 12

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, March 12  |  10 AM

Tour Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people, social life and work culture.

MAR 16

Florida Conversations: Suncoast Empire

Wednesday, March 16  |  6:30 PM

Bertha Honore Palmer, Her Family and the Rise of Sarasota

MAR 17

Book Group: “The Life She Wished to Live”

Thursday, March 17  |  10:30 AM

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was an unlikely author of a coming-of-age novel about a poor central Florida child and his pet fawn―much less one that has become synonymous with Floridian literature writ large.

MAR 19

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, March 19  |  10 AM

Learn about Tampa’s compelling history as you stroll past City Hall, Sacred Heart Church, the Floridan Palace Hotel and even Tampa’s oldest bar, The Hub, on this guided trek!

MAR 23

Chinsegut Hill Nature Walk & Home Tour

Wednesday, March 23  |  11:30 AM

Take a leisurely walk through the grounds and trails of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site

MAR 26

Living History Saturday: The Real Rosie the Riveter with Samantha Gordon

Saturday, March 26  | 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM

Commemorate Women’s History Month by learning about the real woman behind the famous Rosie the Riveter poster.

MAR 26

Central Avenue East Walking Tour

Saturday, March 26  |  10 AM

Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district.