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Second Saturday Family Programs

Second Saturday Family Programs

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

2nd Saturday Family Programs at the Museum of Florida History offer hands-on history for every member of the family. The program, admission, and parking are free.

September 08, 2018

2nd Saturday Program: Quilting: Out of the Blue
As part of the annual quilt show, visitors explore the Quilt exhibit while listening to a short presentation by a quilter on what quilting means to her. Visitors will then create their own embroidery design.


October 13, 2018

2nd Saturday Program: Harvest, The Three Sisters
Join museum educators as they read the Native American legend of the Three Sisters (maize, beans, squash). Guests will make a corn husk doll to take home. They will also decorate their own kernel to put on a paper corn cob. The corn cob along with images of the Three Sisters as well as facts about the legend and the significance of the Three Sisters will be on displayed at the craft station next to the theatre.


November 10, 2018

WWI Film Festival: A Little Princess
On November 10 at 11:00 a.m., as November’s 2nd Saturday program, the Museum of Florida History will show the 1995 family movie, A Little Princess, free of charge. Attendees will make red poppies prior to the film begin shown. One hundred years ago on November 11, 1918, The Great War ended. To commemorate this historic event, the Knott House Museum and the Museum of Florida History partner with the Tallahassee Film Society to show and talk about award-winning World War I films on Veterans Day weekend.