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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.

November 03, 2018

Food for the Harvest, The Three Sisters
Rescheduled from October due to closure Come hear the Native American legend of the Three Sisters (maize, beans, squash) and learn about the importance of these native crops. Guests will make a corn husk doll to take home and decorate their own kernel to put on a paper corn cob which will be on displayed during the month of October.


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.


December 08, 2018

2nd Saturday Program: Hang 10—Surfing and Surfboards
"Hang 10" during a visit to the new exhibit, Surf's Up, Florida!, and learn surfboard positions and riding techniques from local avid surfer and surfboard shaper, Dennis Litchfield. Have a picture taken while riding the waves at our photo op station. Then create and decorate a cool miniature surfboard of your very own.